The 1930s equivalent of Michael Phelps was from Fishtown, and he might have been robbed of a silver medal at the 1936 Olympics.
Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance accusing NFL teams of improperly colluding to keep him out of the league, according to The Washington Post.
Leo Bassi set up a pedestal on South Street and began striking poses. Shortly afterward, a passerby grabbed the suitcase, and the clown went down.
The 48-page booklet aimed to familiarize visitors from the around the world with the city's customs, providing directions and details - without the aid of Google.
With Tuesday's unveiling of Philadelphia's first public statue honoring a specific African American, we explain who Catto was and why he's being memorialized.
The congregation went all out in an effort to prevent a merger.
In the final episode of "American Ripper" on the History Channel, viewers finally learned whether 19th-century serial killer H.H. Holmes was really buried here.
"It's a shame you can't buy something for your child, without worrying if he'll be safe to wear it."
An expert on British royals says Diana wasn't actually a fan, she just liked the colors and the look. We say nonsense, Lady Di was one of us.
Call it the catch heard 'round Chester County.
New Jersey's nickname sprouted, it seems, from a bed of deception.
The dairy lobby fought hard, getting states to tax margarine, ban companies from dyeing it yellow, or force them to dye it pink. But wartime rationing saved the faux-butter substance.
Tommy Rowan writes news features for The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com.