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Independence National Park Is an Embarrassing Mess. Why Doesn’t Anyone Care?

“Get in the pen.” That’s the first strange thing you’ll hear when you take a tour of Independence Hall, the birthplace of American liberty. I’ve […]

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Federal Workers Will Protest the Government Shutdown in Philly Today

Federal workers are really unhappy with the government shutdown. They’re planning a protest at 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning outside Independence National Historical Park. The demonstration will be […]

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Philly Will Soon Be Home to the Biggest Wawa in the World

It’s a great week for Wawa — and for Philadelphia. We’ve known since December that the Independence Mall area is getting a Wawa, but now […]

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You Can No Longer Fly Drones Near the Liberty Bell

The days of creating fancy drone videos of Independence Mall are over. The Federal Aviation Administration has announced a ban on drone flights within 400 feet of 10 national […]


Independence Mall Rises from the Dead

Even as the Center City District (CCD) and its parent, the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC), sound warnings every now and then that Center City’s […]

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Get Your Slice of Wawa’s 6-Ton Hoagie Giveaway Today

It’s that time of year again. On this blessed day, Philly will see what is quite possibly the most anticipated part of the six-day, fireworks-filled festival that […]

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Nooooo: Trump’s Hiring Freeze Shut Down the Best Bathroom in the City for Runners

I’ve fallen off a bit recently, but I do like to run. And one of my favorite runs is the Ben Franklin Bridge. It’s challenging. […]

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Trump’s Hiring Freeze Closes Notable Historical Sites

President Donald Trump’s hiring freeze on most federal jobs has led to the closure of several notable historical sites in Philadelphia. 

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WATCH: Springsteen Played Hillary’s Independence Mall Rally

Bruce Springsteen came to Philadelphia last night for a free outdoor show at Independence Mall. Oh, yeah, and tell people to vote for Hillary Clinton. […]

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5 Takeaways From the Joyous, Weird Scene at Independence Mall

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. Independence Mall was a chaotic, bizarre, beautiful place on Saturday. Pope Francis delivered […]


New Owner of Public Ledger Building Anticipates Luring in “Cool Tenants”

Whether now or later, the Independence Mall area seems destined for “hot neighborhood” status. What with new constructions and building redevelopments germinating in the quarter, the latest area real estate […]


Headlines: Is Independence Mall Center City’s Next Hot Neighborhood?

In just a few short days, droves of people will descend on Independence Mall to celebrate the birthplace of America. But what if that shot […]

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PHOTOS: Decision Day Rally at Independence Mall

For many, it was the close to a long, momentous day: This evening’s Decision Day Rally at Independence Mall celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision to […]


La Colombe Set to Open in Independence Mall

La Colombe is set to open a new space in Independence Mall July 1st. The cafe, situated next to the Independence Beer Garden, will open just […]


Tweet Tease: You’re One Step Closer to La Colombe on Independence Mall

The stairs are goin' in at The #Dow Building. One step closer to your @LaColombeCoffee fix on #IndependenceMall! pic.twitter.com/PNw1jTISgw — Keystone Property (@KeystonePG) May 19, […]