History

Fire

Two-alarm fire damages historic Manayunk warehouse

paperworks philadelphia mill

History

30 years ago, man stole a SEPTA bus and took it on a wild ride

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History

Shipwreck from 19th century washes ashore on Stone Harbor beach

stone harbor jersey shore

Holiday

Christmas Day, watch a reenactment of when Washington crossed the Delaware

Washington Crossing

History

Museum honoring Harriet Tubman's life and legacy headed for Cape May

harriet tubman portrait

Fitness

Score a discount on registration for 2019 Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run

Stock_Carroll - Valley Forge National Park

Odd News

This 170-year-old listicle details the best and worst Philadelphia brothels

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Real Estate

One of the 32 historic homes on Elfreth's Alley just went on the market

Elfreth's Alley

Historic Philadelphia

PHOTOS: Then and now, Philadelphia during the holidays

Carroll - Then and Now Philadelphia Holidays

Food & Drink

Celebrate your right to booze with these Repeal Day specials

Boo Hoo Hoff from Art in the Age for Repeal Day 2018

Politics

Here's what to expect for the funeral services of President George H. W. Bush

George H.W. Bush

History

Listen to this audio history of JFK’s last day from a South Jersey history buff

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Politicians

Frank Rizzo's estate is for sale and it starts on Black Friday

rizzo estate sale

Odd News

244-year-old Philadelphia newspaper discovered at New Jersey Goodwill store

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History

Library of Congress' new National Screening Room debuts: Here's 5 clips from Pennsylvania, New Jersey

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Memorials

New Holocaust memorial on Ben Franklin Parkway opens next week

holocaust plaza plan

Museums

What to expect at the Franklin Institute's new 'Vikings: Beyond the Legend'

Carroll - Vikings exhibit at Franklin Institute

Development

Franklin Square's 180-year-old fountain is getting update with music, LED lights and dancing water

franklin fountain music light show

Protests

Bryn Mawr students protest for removal of former president's name from campus buildings

Carroll - Bryn Mawr College

Illness

In 1918, Philadelphia was in 'the grippe' of misery and suffering

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Arts & Culture

Art meets history in African American Museum's new exhibition 'Cotton'

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Phillies

You can buy this turnstile from Connie Mack Stadium for $3,750, if you’d like

Connie Mack turnstile for sale

Museums

What it takes to restore an 80-year-old diorama at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Carroll - Dioramas at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Halloween

One Liberty Observation Deck gets in the Halloween spirit with new 'Twilight Tours'

Carroll - One Liberty Place

Movies

Cast members revealed for Harriet Tubman biopic, including 'Hamilton' star Leslie Odom, Jr.

leslie odom jr

Infrastructure

Northeast Philly bridge, oldest in United States, reopens after months of repairs

Frankford Avenue Bridge

Business

How a Philly native came to open the smallest bar in Arizona

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Politics

Happy midterms! Here's a rundown of the best political zingers in history

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History

What is Labor Day? How the working holiday came to be

Labor Day

Arts & Culture

Opera on the Mall is happening, free tickets available

"We Shall Not Be Moved" opera

Family-Friendly

Modern-day Viking ship will dock at Penn's Landing over Labor Day weekend

Norwegian Viking ship Draken

Arts & Culture

Hear stories from dozens of historical sites and landmarks in one evening

Museum of the American Revolution

Fashion

What's up with wearing khakis in the workplace?

khakis

Pop Culture

Learn the history of the 'Rocky Steps' from the people who made it famous

Stock_Carroll - Rocky Statue

Arts & Culture

Fall exhibit at Philadelphia Museum of Art will feature Victorian dolls

Little Ladies: Victorian Fashion Dolls and the Feminine Ideal

History

Join Atlas Obscura for 'A Walk Through Plagues, Madness, and Medicine'

Stock_Carroll - Hospital ER Gurney

History

Birthplace of famous South Philly opera singer Mario Lanza demolished

Carroll - Mario Lanza Home Demolished

History

Court preserves historic designation of Philly rowhomes

81-95 Fairmount Avenue

History

Here's what Americans would pay to witness Declaration of Independence signing

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History

When Philadelphia honored Amelia Earhart

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Movies

John Gotti Jr. lauds Travolta performance in 'Gotti' as 'the greatest actor'

"Gotti"

Style

What's the origin of the high heel?

high heels

History

Part of South Street renamed to honor late Odunde Festival founder

Odunde Festival

History

Eastern State Penitentiary will host its final Bastille Day celebration this year

BastilleDay

History

Some 300 years ago, Blackbeard and other pirates terrorized Philadelphia

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Family-Friendly

Tour historic houses on Elfreth's Alley during Fete Day

Elfreth's Alley Fete Day