Here's your daily look at five stories to know about:
2. Luxury hotel: Mayor Michael Nutter is expected to announce today that Kimpton Hotels will open a luxury hotel at the Family Court building at 18th and Vine streets, a major development project for the Logan Square neighborhood.
3. Police escort: A terminally ill 3-year-old boy will receive a massive police escort from Philadelphia International Airport to his Springfield, Delaware County, home this afternoon. Brayden Chandler, who was diagnosed with a kidney tumor last year, will be returning from his Make-A-Wish vacation at Walt Disney World, and a Radnor police officer has organized a big escort home for the family.
4. Gay-marriage licenses: Advocates for gay marriage will be at Philadelphia's City Hall this morning, seeking marriage licenses and to have their out-of-state nuptials recognized here.
5. Tax-relief deadline: Today is the deadline to apply for Philadelphia's Longtime Owner Occupants Program, a tax-relief program that aims to help longtime homeowners whose property values have jumped due to property tax changes. The applications must be received by the city -- not postmarked -- by today, and can be dropped off at several locations.