Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia’

The Wheels of Steal: Scrap Metal Theft Is On The Rise, Again

The Wheels of Steal: Scrap Metal Theft Is On The Rise, Again

August 25, 2014  |  News

A new wave of scrap metal theft is sweeping the city, and it is no holds barred. From residential copper wiring to SEPTA rail plates, everything appears to be up for grabs. Max Marin sheds some light on the familiar trend > more

Croakers Vs. Boosters

Croakers Vs. Boosters

March 11, 2013  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Civic psychoanalysis? Harry K explores the long history of Philadelphians' complicated relationship with the city > more

Wawa Hoagie Day on Independence Mall

Wawa Hoagie Day on Independence Mall

June 28, 2012  |  News

At the 2012 Wawa Hoagie Day on Independence Mall, an estimated 4.5 tons of hoagies were served. Wawa Italian Shorti hoagies, to be precise. Theresa Stigale has photos from the event. > more

100 Years Ago Today: Remembering Architect Frank Furness

100 Years Ago Today: Remembering Architect Frank Furness

June 27, 2012  |  News

We commemorate one of America’s great architects, Frank Furness, who passed away 100 years ago today. > more

PHS 2012 Pop-Up Garden Now Open

PHS 2012 Pop-Up Garden Now Open

June 25, 2012  |  Buzz

Friday was opening day for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's 2012 pop-up garden, located in a formerly vacant lot at 19th and Walnut. > more