Mayor Jim Kenney


Mayor Kenney: “I Will Stand Up Against Hate Crimes”

During a speech last night, Mayor Jim Kenney denounced a string of apparently hate-spurred incidents in Philadelphia – and across the nation – since the election […]


Protesters Criticize Kenney, Fitzpatrick at OutFest Kickoff

Minutes after Jim Kenney made his first public statement about Gayborhood racism during the seventh-annual LBGT pride flag-raising at City Hall on Sunday, protesters from […]


Mayor Kenney to Power-Walk Philly Free Streets on Saturday

Ten miles of the city’s typically traffic-ridden streets will go carless for five hours on Saturday for Philly Free Streets, a “people-powered,” health-inspired initiative. And here […]

Mayor Jim Kenney reads mean tweets.

WATCH: Kenney Reads Mean Tweets Philadelphians Sent Him

In case you missed it (and you probably did), Mayor Jim Kenney turned 58 this past Sunday. To celebrate his birthday, he sat in front […]


Police: Actually, No One Has Been Arrested at the DNC Yet

Some media outlets have reported that protesters were arrested outside the National Democratic Convention in Philadelphia tonight. But according to the Philadelphia Police Department, no activists have been […]


City to Host Immigration Forum During the Democratic National Convention

The Mayor’s office will host a discussion on immigration during the Democratic National Convention this month. Mayor Jim Kenney will join Bill de Blasio, the […]


Kenney: Philly Will Not Buy an Armored Vehicle for the DNC

Philly will not buy an armored vehicle for the Democratic National Convention this July, Mayor Jim Kenney said yesterday at a press conference in D.C. […]


Ground Broken for K&T Trail Along the Delaware River

Marking another passage from abandoned railway to new community pathway, city and state officials broke ground on the first phase of the K&T Trail this afternoon at […]



The 10th-annual DVLF HEROES ceremony took place on April 17th at Hotel Monaco. Youth, adults, nonprofits, straight allies and businesses that have proven their advocacy […]


PHOTOS: Stonewall Sports Kickball Kick-Off Celebration

Stonewall Sports Philadelphia opened its kickball season on Saturday, April 10th, at Marconi Park in South Philadelphia. The organization is one of the largest LGBTQ […]