The Oval opens on the Parkway

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Susan Slawson, with the Parkway Council, announced that The Oval has once again...

$1 Crabfries Friday at Chickie’s, proceeds to FOP Survivors Fund

Chickie's & Pete's on Friday will hold its 11th annual Crabfries® for Heroes, with Crabfries $1 at participating...

Beautification planned for Avenue of the Arts

A $100 million beautification project was announced along South Broad Street, bringing new greenery, lighting and public art to a 10-block stretch from City Hall to Washington Avenue. The leadership...

Passyunk Passeggiata now on Thursdays

An Italian-style happy hour with more than 40 participating restaurants and retail shops has taken over East Passyunk Avenue on Thursday nights this summer. The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement...

Sports

Eagles defense has a handful of things that need to go right

Of all the things that went wrong for the Eagles at the end of last season, the disintegration of the defense was the most...

Eagles success could hinge on these 5 guys

We’ve ripped June off the calendar and that means that Eagles training camp is just weeks away. While we all wait, it’s safe to dream...

Arts & Entertainment

Crime

Lt. Gov. Davis hails gun violence efforts

In Harrisburg last week, Lt. Governor Austin Davis hosted a roundtable discussion with local and state leaders, representatives of law enforcement, community organizations and...

Latest Articles

Eagles need a coordinated effort to get back to Super Bowl

How much better can the Eagles be? A lot better, as it turns out. The Eagles were the hottest team in the National Football League after...

Tree removal in FDR Park, soccer fields to come

Crews have worked quickly to remove several acres of trees to make way for new artificial turf athletic fields at FDR Park. The removal of...

Community Calendar

May 8 Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd St. Through Jan. 5, 2025. 11...

Museum features photography by Central students

A new art installation at Philadelphia’s Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, on Independence Mall, features photographs by 60 students from Central High...

Around Town

Neumann-Goretti yearbook receives honor Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School’s yearbook program has achieved the Jostens National Yearbook Program of Excellence 2024 award...

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