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Get ready for the 38th annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade

Can you believe Christmas is nearly a month away? You can start getting into the spirit early with the 38th Annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade on Dec. 1. It will feature the world’s largest rocking horse, Miss America and over 40,000 local spectators as well as 100 million viewers...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 12:40pm

15 fun things to do in Philly on Thanksgiving weekend

FOOD & DRINK Southern Thanksgiving Feast Nov. 23, 2 p.m. The Little Lion 243 Chestnut St. thelittlelionphilly.com $45 Perfect for those with nowhere to go for Thanksgiving indulgences, The Little Lion’s meal is available for dine-in or pick-up, with bars open as early...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 12:03pm

FBI gets warrant for Bob Brady's email as investigation deepens

Philly's longtime Democratic US Representative Bob Brady and been under a cloud of suspicion for months since reports first broke of a February 2012 payment to coax a political rival into dropping out of the race. Now new federal documents have come to light with new details about the...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:09pm

Meek Mill giving Thanksgiving turkeys away from prison

As Philly rapper Meek Mill's recent re-imprisonment continues to draw attention and criticism from criminal justice activists, Meek remains focused on doing good at home. Representatives of the rapper, currently incarcerated at a state prison in Chester, held his annual "DreamChasers...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:06pm

Lyft is giving free rides to explore the great outdoors on Black Friday

On Black Friday 2017, why not escape the urban jungle and shopping malls to the great outdoors? If you’re concerned about getting there, rideshare company Lyft, has your back. They’ll be offering free rides (up to $10) to the region’s most popular outdoor destinations like...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 1:04pm

Dario Saric of the Sixers tries his first cheesesteak at Geno's Steaks

At 4 p.m. today, Sixers Power Forward, Dario Saric will be at the iconic Geno’s Steaks in South Philly, located at 1219 South 9th Street. He will be enjoying his first cheesesteak ever in the celebrity booth. What’s more, owner of Geno’s Steaks, Geno Vento, will Saric...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 11:39am

Philly fitness guru Kate DeGennaro schools us on burning those holiday calories

Now that the holidays are here, high-calorie goodies are everywhere and even the most disciplined among us can’t (and shouldn’t) resist a little indulgence. “You will eat a cookie. You will definitely eat a slice of pie. And no one ever says no to a hot toddy,” says full...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:56am

PHOTOS: The Clay Studio Fundraiser at 500 Walnut

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, The Clay Studio held a fundraiser cocktail party at 500 Walnut, a new luxury condo building overlooking Independence Hall. Guests included the developer for 500 Walnut, Tom Scannapieco, and architect Cecil Baker, who discussed the new building with guests. The Clay Studio was...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:10am

To fight poverty in Philly, work with both parents and kids, activist says

The executive director of a community-based nonprofit in Point Breeze that works with 5,000 children and adults in the South Philly area says his organization is exploring new ways to fight poverty, and that it begins with providing services to an entire family unit at the same time. "Philly...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 5:00am

What does Thanksgiving mean to us now?

Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday in November every year, and for most Americans, it means two things: delicious food and reconnecting with family and friends. But Thanksgiving also has a complicated history and doesn’t resonate with people of all ethnic backgrounds. Many school textbooks...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 5:00am

PHOTOS: City Hall Holiday Celebration

Last night was the premiere of the “Deck the Hall Light Show” presented by Independence Blue Cross at City Hall. Synchronized with music and projected onto the West Market Street portal of City Hall, it will be presented every hour in the evenings (on the half hour), Sunday to Thursday...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 1:06pm

Ex-Drexel neurologist dodges jail time, pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

A disgraced neurologist accused of sexual misconduct by multiple female patients pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges Wednesday and agreed to never practice medicine again under a deal in which he will face no jail-time. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani, 63, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor indecent assault...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:45pm

Expectations of our future Philadelphia workforce

Late last week, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC) voted to dissolve itself. After nearly 16 years of existence, the commission, which primarily served to govern over Philadelphia’s public, district-managed and charter schools, will hand these responsibilities over to the city on...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 5:06am

Small Business Saturday 2017: Your guide to shopping local in Philly

Small Business Saturday is the independent retailer’s answer to the big blowout Black Friday sales at oversized department stores. Looking for something unique for the loved ones on your holiday shopping list? Philadelphia’s thriving downtown shopping scene has something for everyone...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:35pm

Former Drexel doc back in court as more women come forward to allege abuse

A disgraced former Drexel neurologist will be in court Tuesday for the latest hearing on charges of alleged sexual misconduct against seven female patients. But Dr. Ricardo Cruciani’s case may be far from over, with another 10 women now stepping forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:19pm

PHOTOS: Fall Forum at Lincoln Financial Field

The annual Fall Forum was held in the Eagles locker room at Lincoln Financial Field on Wednesday, Nov. 15 of last week. Presented by Chorus Communications, guests networked and posed for photos with Eagles players before attending a panel discussion on technology advancements. After the panel,...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:01pm

Where to see ‘Winter Fountains’ on the Ben Franklin Parkway

Art knows no bounds and with the Jennifer Steinkamp installation, “Winter Fountains,” it’s even uses science to create wonder in those who experience it. Commissioned by the Association for Public Art (aPA), the work is one of the focal points of Parkway 100, the yearlong...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:25am

Meek Mill updates: transferred out of isolated custody and gets shout-out from Drake (video)

Toronto-born rapper Drake is the latest celeb to address Philly rapper Meek's Mill recent re-imprisonment on probation violations. "Free Meek Mill - that's right," Drake said at a concert in Australia Sunday - the first positive thing Drake has been known to say about Meek since...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:13am

Foster kid placed in West Philly 'house of horrors' wins $11M in lawsuit

Walter Ola Scott, 63, has been inmate #MK5319 since his 2015 conviction on multiple charges of sexually abusing children, and is currently serving a 20-year sentence at the state correctional facility in Graterford. But new details are only now coming to light about what exactly transpired...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:28am

Jay-Z keeps fighting for Meek Mill with NYT op-ed slamming 'absurd' sentence

Iconic rapper Jay-Z has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of Philly rapper Meek Mill's recent re-imprisonment on probation violations. He interrupted a recent concert in Dallas to address the case. And on Friday, Hova took the battle to another level when drew on his most fearsome...

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 1:03pm