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There’s a Titanic escape room in Philly

A Titanic-themed escape room seems like it would be the ultimate escape room experience: a sinking ship, the throwback vibes and of course, the excitement of making it out alive (or at least within to 60-minute time frame you’re given.) As popular as Titanic is in popular culture, it’s...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 8:56am

Philly celebrates at the 87th annual Easter Promenade

A parade of adults and children in their Sunday best celebrated down South Street on Sunday for the 87th  annual Easter Promenade. Once they reached Headhouse Square at Second Street, attendees gathered around a small stage. A panel of judges was set to decide who was dressed best,...

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 4:00pm

SEPTA tokens enjoy their swan song

SEPTA is continuing to phase-out its famous tokens, even as the beloved coins take on an extra-special meaning to nostalgic Philadelphians who seem them as a reminder of Philly's past. All SEPTA bus districts will stop telling tokens and TransPasses at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 2, marking the...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 5:00am

Mike Jerrick made his return to FOX29 this morning

Has it really been nearly a month since International Women’s Day? It feels like ages ago and for Mike Jerrick of FOX29’s “Good Day,” it was definitely an unforgettable one given that his on-camera schtick landed him on “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver, and...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:01pm

Here’s how to get a free tree in Philly

Free tree? Yes, there’s a Philly program that gives away thousands of free trees each year and it’s called Tree Philly. A part of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, they’ve been giving away trees since February 2012 to Philadelphians all over the city, with the help of...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 3:29pm

Bill Cosby back in court Thursday in sex assault retrial

Bill Cosby, who is accused of sexually assaulting a former staffer at his alma mater Temple University, is due in a Pennsylvania court on Thursday for rulings on issues including what witnesses may speak at Cosby's retrial next month. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill's has...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 11:42am

Questlove doesn’t want you taking photos at his DJ gigs

Questlove is a highly sought after DJ, in addition to being the co-founder of the Roots, NYU professor, producer, author — the list goes on. According to Page Six, Questlove has a strict no photos policy when he’s doing a DJ gig. At a recent event hosted by Romio app, at the NoMad...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 9:33am

Philly's 'resilience' under microscope at coming forum

Philly Nexus recently kicked off its series of Urban Regeneration Forums, exploring how a regeneration-based approach can untangle some of the earth's thorniest problems. In April, they'll be partnering with Temple University to return for the second forum, focusing on the theme of "...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 5:03am

Foreign exchange student threatened to shoot up Drexel Hill school: Cops

A foreign exchange student from Taiwan was arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly threatening to carry out a mass shooting at a Drexel Hill high school, police said. An Tso Sun, 18, was arrested after police got word that he allegedly said he was going to go on a May 1 shooting spree at Bonner...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 3:44pm

‘Married at First Sight’ is casting in Philly

Are you hungry enough to find love that you would marry someone you first met? On a dating television show airing to millions of people, no less? Well, if you’ve answered yes to both of those questions, you should apply to be on “Married at First Sight,” as they are searching for...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:51am

5 things you can’t miss at 2018 Easter Promenade

The 2018 Easter Promenade is back for its 87th year on Sunday, April 1. The largest and oldest Easter celebration in the city, the event features a parade, the Easter Bunny and his wife (Mr. and Mrs. Cottontail),  live music, costume contests, celebrity appearances and more. Here are five...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 5:16pm

If you get what you pay for, is this $120 cheesesteak the best in Philly?

The most expensive cheesesteak in the world can be found in Philadelphia, at Barclay Prime in Rittenhouse, with a price tag of $120. And no, it's not too expensive for dedicated Philly cheesesteak enthusiasts. It's one of the most popular menu items, and even Ed Sheeran has tried it....

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 4:09pm

Community Spotlight: Common Space

The Philadelphia region has a lot of community spirit, but could definitely use more spaces for people to gather, connect and collaborate. Enter Common Space, a new nonprofit based out of Ardmore that provides community space for reasonable rates as well as programming. Founded in January 2018 by...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:46pm

Hurricane Stormy to sweep through Philly strip clubs

Just as the season’s turbulent winter weather is subsiding, Philadelphia has gotten wind of yet another “Stormy” visit. Well, more of a performance. Adult film actress Stormy Daniels, who has been making the media rounds claiming she had an affair with President Donald Trump soon...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:06am

Halsey is performing in Atlantic City this summer

Do you want tickets to see Halsey in Philadelphia this summer? You might be bummed that the popular singer/songwriter isn’t swinging through town directly on the final installment of her “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom Tour,” but it has been announced that she’s coming to the...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:33am

Kenney will 'pilot' more bike lanes in Center City arteries

Some of Center City's busiest and most heavily-biked streets have gone long without bike lanes. This spring, that will change for at least nine months, as Market Street and JFK Boulevard are both getting parking-protected bike lanes west of City Hall as part of a pilot program initiated by...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 5:02am

Philly ranked among best US cities for food truck industry

Warmer temperatures are coming, and so is food truck season. Hungry Philadelphians with a penchant for satiating street food are in luck, because the city was recently rated as one of the top U.S. cities for food truck vendors. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Food Truck Nation project looked...

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 4:00pm

Philly's March for Our Lives attracts thousands

Thousands turned out in Philadelphia, where one of the more than 800 March for Our Lives events was held over the weekend to demonstrate against gun violence and demand action from legislators to curb the ongoing scourge of mass shootings. Inspired by the activism of students who survived the...

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 10:07am

Chesco couple at problematic kennel hung two dogs: PSPCA

A Chester County couple are charged with hanging two dogs at a kennel that had been repeatedly inspected for various violations in recent years, state records show. John and Elizabeth "Betty" Stoltzfus, of Parkesburg, Pennsylvania, were charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty for...

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 2:32pm

Youth take the lead on guns at Philly March for Our Lives

For today's youth, and for most people who were students in America in the last three decades, the threat of a mass shooting inside a school has always been very real. "For the time that I've been in high school, gun violence has been something always in the back of everyone's...

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:44pm