Archive for December 16th, 2011

Time To Take Back the Tea Party

Time To Take Back the Tea Party

December 16, 2011  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Philadelphia intervention set the stage for the Boston Tea Party (238 years ago today), even more decisive was a peaceful protest--the largest public gathering yet in colonial America--that sent the British tea importers packing for good > more

Ghosts of City Hall Station

Ghosts of City Hall Station

December 16, 2011  |  Found

Renovation of Dilworth Plaza will bring some improvements to City Hall Station, almost never completed due to the surprisingly poor foundation of City Hall > more

What's In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

December 16, 2011  |  Vantage

With eight vacant schools threatened with demolition, we trace city history through the people who were honored with an eponymous school > more

Fox Chase And Temple Health To Merge

Fox Chase And Temple Health To Merge

December 16, 2011  |  Morning Blend

Fox Chase Cancer Center and the Temple health system set to combine their forces, Frank DiCicco fails to help Finnigan's Wake expand, XFINITY LIVE! (not Philly LIVE!) to come to South Philly, an more > more

Origin Of The 99 Percent?

Origin Of The 99 Percent?

December 16, 2011  |  Possible City

Not Stiglitz or Marx, but Philadelphia's own crusading novelist George Lippard, 1849 and connections to Occupy Philadelphia > more