Kenney hires four to head Rebuild program

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Four full-time staffers have been hired to oversee the city’s Rebuild program to renovate parks, recreation centers and libraries. Their... Read more

Philly man inspires German sandwich

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Marcel Thiel visited Philadelphia from Germany four years ago and was so struck by the hospitality of a man he met here he went home and named... Read more

Before launch of medical marijuana, City Council to weigh where dispensaries can open

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In preparation for the launch of the state's medical marijuana program, a member of Philadelphia City Council on Thursday introduced zoning... Read more

Survey asks residents: What city services can Philly improve?

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Have a gripe about trash pickup or pot holes in your neighborhood? The City of Philadelphia wants to know what residents think of its city... Read more

Kenney speaks at the United Nations

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Mayor Kenney spoke at the United Nations on Wednesday about how the private sector can help carry out local public initiatives like pre-K for... Read more

New penalties on the way for ‘nuisance’ businesses

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Philadelphia businesses could soon be fined or shut down for the bad behavior of their patrons and those who hang around outside. Mayor Kenney... Read more

Moody's: Negative outlook for Philadelphia

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If Philadelphia continues to spend more than it is collecting in revenues, it could be at risk for a credit downgrade, according to a new credit... Read more

Former city representative to sue city controller for defamation

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Desiree Peterkin Bell, the former City Representative who was the subject of a scathing report from the City Controller earlier this week,... Read more