Why Philadelphia City Council wants more control of Vision Zero
What is missing in Vision Zero's narrow focus on speed and repeatedly spoken desire to "slow traffic" is the very democratic nature of traffic, as revealed in generations of traffic studies, the author writes.
One of Philly's oldest public housing projects slated for $1.3 million revitalization
Bartram Village, a housing neighborhood in South Philadelphia alongside the Schuylkill River, is slated to receive a $1.3 million federal grant that will help redevelop the 76-year-old homes.
Quizzo event to benefit Hurricane Maria evacuees
Hurricane Maria evacuees in the Philadelphia area are faced with the prospect of their transitional-sheltering assistance vouchers from FEMA ending early next week.
Here are the seven weirdest things from Philly Uber’s lost-and-found bin
It’s never a good feeling to realize you lost something in an Uber. But sometimes, that pain can be soothed with humor.
Former Philly cop who stuffed pit bull in trash bag can never again own a dog
A former Philadelphia police officer who pleaded guilty to abandoning an abused pit bull in a trash bag will never be able to own another dog again, the Pennsylvania SPCA announced Thursday.
Escaping George Washington: Oney Judge's 'amazing story' of courage
Nearly 222 years ago, Oney Judge slipped out of President George Washington's house in Philadelphia and fled to New Hampshire, a sudden disappearance that shocked the first family.
Mural Arts taking recommendations on what to do with Frank Rizzo mural
Months after Philadelphia decided to eventually relocate the statue of former mayor and police commissioner Frank Rizzo, the city's Mural Arts program has announced it's looking into what to do about a South Philly mural of the controversial figure.
Councilwoman proposes bill to keep some Philly bars open till 4 a.m.
Philadelphia City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown on Thursday proposed a school-funding bill that would generate tax revenue by allowing Philadelphia bars to extend their hours.
Report: Chef out at Wm. Mulherin's Sons after sexual harassment allegations
Chris Painter, the acclaimed chef at Wm. Mulherin's Sons in Fishtown who was suspended following allegations of sexual harassment from multiple former employees, no longer works with the restaurant, according to a report.
Coastal storm looks to bring a lot of precipitation next week – but snow, rain or both?
Forecast models are continuing to suggest an East Coast storm will form next week and recent trends indicate one factor that could lead to more precipitation and heavier winds than originally thought, according to the National Weather Service in Mount Holly.
Reports: Trump to remove Philly native H.R. McMaster as national security adviser
Possibly continuing his purge of top White House officials, President Donald Trump is expected to oust national security advisor and Philadelphia native H.R. McMaster, according to reports.