Center City

City Life

SEPTA Unveils Spruced-Up Center City Concourse

SEPTA leadership on Tuesday officially unveiled the first phase in the transit authority’s long-overdue renovation of Center City’s dingy and dilapidated underground concourse system. With […]

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City Life

A PECO Worker Saved This Couple’s Wedding Ring From a Philly Gutter

About one week after Steve Brown told his wife that his wedding ring felt loose, the precious heirloom from his late grandfather slid off his finger and rolled right […]

City Life

Construction for Protected Bike Lane Trial Begins in Center City

Philadelphia took a major step toward safeguarding bicycle travel on Monday by starting construction on protected bike lanes along Market Street and JFK Boulevard between 15th and 20th […]

City Life

Sit-In Planned for Haters of the LOVE Park Redesign

It’s safe to say that the recent redesign of LOVE Park, one of Philly’s foremost public spaces, hasn’t been too well received by locals. The […]

Property

Explore Inner Space In the Heart of the City for $475K

Attention young couples: we’ve found the perfect condo for you. This one-bedroom unit has plenty of space for a twosome with two bathrooms and two […]

City Life

Police: Skateboarders Assaulted Man on Market Street

Police are searching for a group of skateboarders who they say attacked a man on Market Street right at the height of rush hour on […]

Be Well Philly

Is Sweat Fitness’ Broad Street Location Ever Going to Open?

When we reported, way back in December 2016, that Sweat Fitness’ Arch Street gym would be closing, we also reported that the gym chain would […]

Foobooz

Parliament Espresso & Coffee Bar Touches Down in Center City

Philly has become a coffee battleground over the past few years, with lots of small local and national (and local-gone-national) operations duking it out for […]

City Life

Here’s a Sneak Preview of City Hall’s Awesome Holiday Light Show

‘Tis the season in Center City. Anyone visiting the recently reopened ice skating rink at Dilworth Park on Monday evening is in for a treat: […]

City Life

Philly Woman Says Marathon Grill Manager Told Her “We Don’t Serve Your Kind”

Local talk show host Salima Hakeem says she hasn’t slept a full night since Friday: The soon-to-be 61-year-old is still reeling after she claims she […]

City Life

Center City Is Finally Getting the Giant Movie Theater It Needs

Sensing a void in the Center City moviegoing landscape, and thus, opportunity, AMC Theatres has announced plans to open an eight-screen multiplex inside the revamped […]

City Life

Center City Shooter Evades Arrest By Ducking Into PATCO Station

Police are searching for an unidentified gunman who opened fire on a car near 13th and Chancellor streets on early Sunday morning and then evaded […]

Foobooz

Two Big-Deal Chefs Will Open Restaurants at the New Comcast Tower

Three years ago. That was the last time anybody was really talking about anything restaurant-related at the new Comcast Technology Center, the sky-scraping giant currently getting built out […]

City Life

Police Searching for Bold Center City Bank Robber

The FBI/Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who robbed a Center City bank branch on […]

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City Life

Police Seek Jeep Driver in Deadly Center City Hit-and-Run

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philadelphia police are searching for the driver of a Jeep in a deadly hit-and-run that […]