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The Historical Commission’s architectural committee denied owner Pearl Properties' application for construction, but it’s not the end of the line.
The Roots, Jennifer Nettles and Miguel will perform at the July 4 show.
Bobby Henon is having an issue with window-spitting, apparently. Who is the Tacony window-spitter?
There was much talk about how Jim Kenney won the Democratic primary for mayor last Tuesday by assembling a "broad coalition" of support.
Can Philadelphia do a lot more than the Nutter administration did to collect taxes? The Revenue Department says it collected more than $100 million in delinquent real estate taxes last year, the most ever; boosted tax foreclosure filings to more than 1,000 a month in late 2014, up ninefold from a year before; raised more than $30 million
Start picking your key City Hall personnel now. Don't wait until November. Consider the requests of your political supporters, but learn right away to tell them no.
Jim Kenney, the what-you-see-is-what-you-get candidate, said you are going to get even more if he is elected mayor of Philadelphia in November.
Philadelphia's paid-sick-leave law takes effect Wednesday, and city officials are encouraging workers to make sure their employers know about the new rules.
Kenney is the kind of convert to progressive causes that makes your head spin, and that type of spinning often brings on nausea.
The defeat of two gay City Council candidates, including one endorsed by Democratic City Committee, was the product of renegade party members, including those in Mayor Nutter’s ward.
The Roots, Jennifer Nettles and Miguel will perform at the July 4 show.
The Historical Commission’s architectural committee denied owner Pearl Properties' application for construction, but it’s not the end of the line.
There was much talk about how Jim Kenney won the Democratic primary for mayor last Tuesday by assembling a "broad coalition" of support.
Jim Kenney will likely be a mayor without a first lady. Voters don’t care.
Can Philadelphia do a lot more than the Nutter administration did to collect taxes? The Revenue Department says it collected more than $100 million in delinquent real estate taxes last year, the most ever; boosted tax foreclosure filings to more than 1,000 a month in late 2014, up ninefold from a year before; raised more than $30 million
Moments before a triumphant Jim Kenney took the stage on election night Tuesday to give his victory speech in front of a throng of political supporters, the presumptive next mayor of Philadelphia took a very brief private meeting with arguably the most powerful man in New Jersey ā€” political power broker George Norcross.
The former City Councilman who was often critical of the Nutter administration during his time on council stood side by side the Mayor Thursday praising his work.
Several commissioners agreed with witnesses that a prison would be a bad use for the property. City Council takes up the bill today.
The website for Philadelphia's City Council was hacked Wednesday morning.
Bobby Henon is having an issue with window-spitting, apparently. Who is the Tacony window-spitter?