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

Eastern State social justice

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

boozy mutt opening


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

The Philadelphian Fire


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


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

Carousel House Rebuild


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

Cherry Blossom Festival 2023


Family of Fairmount fire victims sues the Philadelphia Housing Authority

fairmount fire lawsuit


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


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

Fairmount Park Scavenger Hunt


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


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


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


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


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

Barnes on the Block


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


Fairmount fire victims remembered during public funeral service

Fairmount Fire Memorial


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

Fairmount Fire Alarms


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


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


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

Philadelphia Fairmount row home fire


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

Theft Philly Police Crime


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

Flea market Eastern State Penitentiary


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

Mega Million Fairmount Pharmacy


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

Eastern State Flea Market


Eastern State Penitentiary night tours, beer garden coming this summer

Eastern State Night Tours Summer


Eastern State Penitentiary reopening with expanded tour offerings

eastern state penitentiary reopening


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


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

warmdaddys philly new location.jpg


Eastern State Penitentiary offering nighttime tours this fall

Eastern State Night Tours


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


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