On Wednesday, the city announced the 21 members of its first-ever Millennial Advisory Committee. The committee, which will meet monthly, is tasked with advising the city […]
Jim Kenney doesn’t want to be here. It’s mid-October, and we’re meeting in his sprawling office in City Hall to talk about something that should […]
For Beth Finn, it was about having doubts. The Washington Square resident, inspired by a well-publicized effort by former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, […]
Philadelphia police are searching for two men who allegedly climbed through a City Hall window yesterday.
Can you identify the man on top of Philadelphia’s City Hall? What if we offered you the chance to bet on it?
The Black and Brown Workers Collective (BBWC), an intersectional LGBTQ/racial justice organization, is planning a direct action at City Hall on Friday, September 23rd, at […]
As part of a massive pro-marijuana legalization protest on the first day of the Democratic National Convention, protesters today marched two giant inflatable joints around […]
Since the weekend, I have not been able to think much about anything besides but the tragic mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. […]
About 100 cab and Uber Black drivers shut down traffic in Center City today with a protest against Lyft and UberX outside City Hall. The […]
Back in 2011, the Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative studied how Philadelphia’s City Council compared to other legislatures in 14 peer cities throughout the country. At the […]
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard a case that could undermine the power of Philadephia’s powerful municipal unions. The case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, doesn’t […]
They’re some of the most revered spaces in the city — the five open public squares William Penn laid out in the 1680s to keep […]