Philadelphia, PA - Center City District (CCD) is pleased to present the activation of the first phase of Pulse, a site-specific work of public art created for Dilworth Park by internationally renowned artist Janet Echelman, who reshapes urban airspace with a monumental, fluidly moving sculpture that responds to environmental forces including wind, water, and sunlight.
Philadelphia, PA - The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) Board of Directors announced Susan Russell as the new Executive Director for the City’s animal shelter. Russell will begin her new role on October 22, 2018.
Philadelphia, PA - When Philadelphia honors Hispanic Heritage Month, the city starts early. The national celebration, officially September 15 through October 15, begins a week early in Philly with Penn’s Landing’s Brazilian Day Philadelphia festival.
Philadelphia, PA - Street teams from the Department of Revenue are knocking on thousands of doors in Philadelphia this summer to share information about City programs that save homeowners money on their Real Estate Taxes.
Philadelphia, PA - 10th annual Philly Naked Bike Ride will kick off with NAKED with the Naked Grouse team riding throughout Philadelphia. The Naked Grouse team will be cycling with Philly Naked Bike Ride; then followed by throwing a clothing-optional #LIVENAKED Costume award at the after party inside the Warehouse on Watts (WOW).
Philadelphia, PA - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced he will conduct a performance audit of Temple University.I want to make sure that middle-class Pennsylvania families can afford to send their kids to college,“I want to make sure that middle-class Pennsylvania families can afford to send their kids to college,” DePasquale said. “Temple, and other state-related universities, receive hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer funds each year to help make college affordable.
Philadelphia, PA - The City of Philadelphia released road closure information for the 2018 Made in America Festival, an exciting, two-day music event during Labor Day weekend, September 1-2, 2018. To accommodate the venue construction and two-day festival, gradual road closures along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and in sections of the Fairmount neighborhood will begin on Sunday, August 26th, with the number and magnitude of street closings and parking restrictions increasing each day. Those phases of closures are laid out below.