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Former Edison High building burns

Black, acrid smoke filled the air on Wednesday that could be seen for miles as the 107-year-old former Northeast Public High School sat engulfed...

They’ve been good sports for 50 years

For a group whose namesake is synonymous with the stuff, the Port Richmond Leprechauns definitely have “a lot of luck” in preparing to celebrate...

Phils Get Some Fan Fiction

Whether it’s John Mayberry Jr. cracking a 3–2 pitch over the wall for a two-out tiebreaker in the bottom of the ninth or second...

Cops look to capitalize on safety cams

Philadelphia Police are hoping to extend the long arm of the law a bit with their new SafeCam initiative.Through the program, the department will...

The city’s own urban oasis

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pop-up park at 20th and Market, Wednesday, August 3, 2011, in Philadelphia.In Center City, a lot at 20th and Market...

Tournaments to remember

Tara Kirchner and her son Kevin Jr. pose with a portrait of their late husband and father, Kevin Tanczak, outside of their home, Thursday,...

Guiding through 350 years of Jewish history

Inside the Museum of American Jewish History, Laurie Gottlieb stood in front of an unusual display — a full-scale covered wagon.She explained to a group of visitors...

Not the same old story with ‘Once Upon A Nation’

Fairmount resident and Once Upon A Nation storyteller Katie Stickney’s permanent bench is at the Arch Street Meeting House at 4th and Arch streets.Standing next...

Kissling’s, a Philly sauerkraut dynasty

The office that Mark Kissling shares with his brother Rick in Fishtown’s A.C. Kissling Co. at 161 E. Allen St. is a shrine to...

Fairmount Park looks for ways to bring in money

Matt Hill of Civic Futures gives a presentation for Generating Future Revenue through Concessions in Fairmount Park during Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commition meeting...
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