Posts Tagged ‘Society Hill’

The Tombstone Wall Of Society Hill

The Tombstone Wall Of Society Hill

October 17, 2014  |  Vantage

With October at hand and Halloween on the way, we thought a series on historic cemeteries was most appropriate. Our first story presents the strange tale of thirty tombstones that sit embedded in the back wall of the Presbyterian Historical Society > more

It Started With Bananas

It Started With Bananas

May 20, 2014  |  Behind the Facade

Over a century since its founding on Dock Street, this legacy Philadelphia fruit importer is still expanding. Nic Esposito goes behind the facade for the story of banana king M. Levin and Company > more

What Shifting Trends In Academia Mean For University City

What Shifting Trends In Academia Mean For University City

January 14, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A caveat for UCity, a feasibility study for a connector road along the Lower Schuylkill, Marriott sells for less than expected, Toll Bros. Society Hill condos going quick, and Nutter signs land bank bill > more

5-Month-Old Shopping Center, Source Of Community Pride, Flooded After Water Main Break

5-Month-Old Shopping Center, Source Of Community Pride, Flooded After Water Main Break

January 13, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Tioga ShopRite greeted with 13 million gallons of water, Mt. Airy Business Improvement District gets new leader, a look at the Historical Commission’s docket from Friday, and the inherent promises of Mantua > more

Before Even Old Original Bookbinder's: An Official Indian Reservation

Before Even Old Original Bookbinder’s: An Official Indian Reservation

October 24, 2013  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Myth or history? In 1755, John Penn, grandson of the founder, deeded a lot near Second and Walnut into perpetuity for the use of Native Americans when they came to Philadelphia. Harry K digs deep into his Encyclopedia for the story that lies adjacent to Jose Garces' new restaurant > more