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Nurses, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children reach agreement

Just 10 days after 485 nurses at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children staged a picket during Nurse’s Week, the two sides came to an...

Seeking participants for mobile preschool

Xiente, a nonprofit organization committed to fostering economic mobility within communities, announced the launch of its initiative, the Busesito Mobile Preschool. Serving as Philadelphia's...

Fishtowner aiming for pizza memorabilia world record

Brian Dwyer digs through boxes of pizza memorabilia in his house. The items will be on display at his soon-to-be-opened Pizza Brain, a joint...

City’s final draft of Delaware River master plan draws praise

Philadelphia Waterfront Master Plan unveiling at the Pavilion at Festival Pier, Monday, June 13, 2011.A walkable waterfront.Miles of bike trails.A water taxi that connects to 11...

PIFF provides a good look at local talent with ‘Close-Up’

At its start, the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival aimed to keep all of the fests screenings within the cozy confines of Northern Liberties.For the...

After 155 years, St. Anne’s rings the final bell

St. Anne’s school final walk through, Saturday, June 18, 2011 in Philadelphia.After serving the community for more than 155 years, St. Anne’s Catholic School,...

Bike rack, or beer rack?

When Jamie Mahon, co-owner of the Green Rock Tavern on East Lehigh Avenue, commissioned a local artist to build a bike rack for his...

The A’s come back to Philly — for the weekend

JT Ramsay of “Bring Your A’s Game” with his son Charlie, 2, at their home, Thursday, June 16, in Kensingont.Since the Philadelphia Athletics moved...

Fishtown student star in new children’s book

In person, Samira Long, 12, is something of a shy, quiet kid.In print, though, she shines as the star of a new book aimed at...

I-95 expansion could see billboard shakeup in Port Richmond, Bridesburg

Through the ongoing I-95 Revive project, more than 60 billboards along the stretch of highway could be removed and replanted in locations about 350...

‘Farm to Families’ makes eating fresh easy (and cheap)

City residents have a new way to obtain fresh, locally grown produce — as well as eggs and meat — thanks to a new partnership with the New...

City Council could OK Grasso venue

Although his project was voted down at a special community meeting last August, developer David Grasso might yet see his vision of a 34,000-square-foot...

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