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Eastern State Penitentiary's new series intends to spark dialogue about incarceration and civil rights

Eastern State social justice

Food & Drink

Dog-friendly bar, the Boozy Mutt, opens in Fairmount

boozy mutt opening

Investigations

Woman dies in fire at Fairmount high-rise building Monday night

The Philadelphian Fire

Holiday

Get spooked and then calm down with a drink at Eastern State Penitentiary this fall

Halloween Eastern State

Food & Drink

Lancaster's Our Town Brewery to open taproom in Fairmount

Our Town Brewery Philly Taproom

Food & Drink

Parks on Tap's 2023 schedule set to begin with pop-up bar at Azalea Garden off Kelly Drive

Parks on Tap 2023

Government

City's only rec center for people with disabilities expands to larger community with $35 million redesign

Carousel House Rebuild

Festivals

Admire the beauty of spring at Philly's cherry blossom festival

Cherry Blossom Festival 2023

Lawsuits

Family of Fairmount fire victims sues the Philadelphia Housing Authority

fairmount fire lawsuit

Business

Eastern State Penitentiary workers vote to unionize over safety concerns, pay

Eastern State Penitentiary Union

Arts & Culture

One year after deadly fire in Fairmount, Philadelphia honors victims with an exhibit in City Hall

Angels – A McDonald Family Tribute Exhibit

Family-Friendly

Explore Fairmount Park and win prizes during a digital scavenger hunt this winter

Fairmount Park Scavenger Hunt

Government

Nearly one year after deadly Fairmount fire, U.S. to mandate better smoke alarms in public housing

Food & Drink

An indoor-outdoor bar for humans and dogs is coming to Fairmount this spring

Boozy Mutt Philadelphia

Business

Philly art museum workers resume strike in effort to secure better wages, benefits in first union contract

Art Museum Strike PMA

Food & Drink

Sample food from Philly's top chefs at MANNA's charity dinner

MANNA Fundraiser

Government

In wake of deadly Fairmount fire, federal bill would mandate better smoke alarms in public housing

Performances

Mann Center to screen popular movies with live orchestral film score performances

Mann Center Star Wars

Arts & Culture

David Lynch's former Fairmount row home up for sale

David Lynch House

Family-Friendly

Block party at the Barnes Foundation to feature art exhibits, live performances and a beer garden

Barnes on the Block

Business

Jose Garces' Buena Onda set for national expansion with franchise deal

Buena Onda Food

Food & Drink

Parks on Tap returns to Fairmount Water Works for summer season

Parks on Tap Water Works

Arts & Culture

Ukrainian League of Philadelphia to host fundraiser highlighting artists who fled Russian invasion

Ukrainian League Mural Arts

Neighborhoods

Fairmount fire victims remembered during public funeral service

Fairmount Fire Memorial

Investigations

Smoke detectors inside apartment where deadly Fairmount fire started were inoperable, Philly fire commissioner says

Fairmount Fire Alarms

Investigations

Tragic Fairmount fire may have been started by 5-year-old boy playing with lighter

Donations

How you can help the families impacted by the Fairmount rowhome fire

Investigations

12 people die in Fairmount rowhome fire; 8 victims were children

Philadelphia Fairmount row home fire

Crime

Auto thefts, vehicle break-ins spike in Art Museum area, Philly police say

Theft Philly Police Crime

Shopping

Fairmount Vintage Flea Market setting up at Eastern State Penitentiary this September

Flea market Eastern State Penitentiary

Lottery

Winning Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1 million sold at Fairmount Pharmacy

Mega Million Fairmount Pharmacy

Shopping

Shop furniture, art, jewelry at flea market outside Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Flea Market

Tours

Eastern State Penitentiary night tours, beer garden coming this summer

Eastern State Night Tours Summer

Museums

Eastern State Penitentiary reopening with expanded tour offerings

eastern state penitentiary reopening

Fitness

Virtual greenhouse yoga offered for free by Fairmount Park Conservancy

Virtual greenhouse yoga

Food & Drink

Thinking back on 2020: These were my favorite dishes from local restaurants

Favorite dishes Philly restaurants 2020

Food

Soul food restaurant Warmdaddy’s to reopen with new location in Fairmount

warmdaddys philly new location.jpg

Tours

Eastern State Penitentiary offering nighttime tours this fall

Eastern State Night Tours

Museums

Eastern State Penitentiary to reopen with COVID-19 health and safety protocols

Eastern State Penitentiary

Food & Drink

Thirsty Dice Scoop Shop opens on Fairmount Avenue

Thirsty Dice Scoop Shop

Museums

Terror Behind the Walls suspended for 2020 as Eastern State Penitentiary grapples with COVID-19 impact

eastern state layoffs cancel

Food & Drink

Founders of UnSoul Food opening vegan restaurant in Philly amid coronavirus dining restrictions

unsoul food philly restaurant

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