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In interviews leading up to the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show, Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society since 2010, told The Inquirer several times about his desire to "elevate the tone" of the show, which his organization produces.
March is certainly coming in like a lion. Watching another several inches fall, I think we can all agree, enough is enough. I haven’t felt warm since last October!
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Mayor Nutter and City Council President Darrell L. Clarke came to an agreement on the renovation of John F. Kennedy Plaza, better known to skateboarders, lunching office workers, tourists, and bridal parties as LOVE Park. There had been a fierce debate about its fate, but one thing had never been in dispute: The LOVE sculpture would stay.
From leprechaun beards to shamrock hats, a few simple crafts can turn you from a spectator into a participant at a St. Patrick's Day parade or party.
Pennsylvania Chief Justice Ron Castille had no trouble coming up with a million dollars to pay Jeff Rotwitt's law firm a finder's fee for identifying the site of Philadelphia's new Family Court.
PHS announced this morning the list of exhibitors who won feature awards at this year's Philadelphia Flower Show.
For this edition we venture into this two bedroom bachelor pad on Delancey Street near Rittenhouse Square.
For the second time in as many years, a forecast for a major snowstorm during the Philadelphia Flower Show turned into a bust.
Last May, a Brooklyn-based do-it-yourself craft school and "makerspace" called 3rd Ward came to Philadelphia. The 27,000-square-foot temple to DIY in Northern Liberties was hyped as a new creative engine for the city, and the first step in the New York institution's nationwide expansion. Then, five months later, it shut down.
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