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Explosions rip through South Philadelphia refinery, triggering major fire and injuring 5

A series of explosions at the PES refinery lit up the night sky and has sparked environmental concerns in the close surrounding neighborhoods.

Today marks the summer solstice! Here's what to expect, from weather to events.

Here's a look at what the solstice means exactly and how to celebrate the season's kickoff in the Philadelphia region.

We asked for your beach hacks. Here are the best ones.

Of course, baby powder wasn’t the only response. From U-locks to bungee cords, here are some of your responses.

Tornadoes, twisters, warnings, and watches: What to know after seeing ‘our fair share this season’

From flash floods to tornadoes, our region has been on the receiving end of some extreme weather — and extreme weather alerts — lately.

Why some Shore-goers pack baby powder in their beach bags

Both talc-based and cornstarch-based baby powders can be used to easily remove sand from hands and feet.

When Philly’s free public pools open in 2019: Making the schedule is ‘like a game of Tetris'

Philly's public pools will begin to open in mid-June, with Bridesburg kicking off the season Monday.

After being hit twice by tranquilizer darts, elusive black bear captured in Philly

The sighting comes just a day after officials spotted a bear on train tracks in East Falls.

'It is pandemonium': Bear spotted on train tracks in East Falls

“This is the time of the year when we get a lot of bear calls,” said State Game Warden Dustin Stoner of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Philly's Pride Parade will make TV history this year

The parade, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, will be televised for the first time in its 31-year history.

Sephora closed Wednesday morning for ‘inclusion workshops.’ Sound familiar?

The beauty retail giant closed its stores, distribution centers, call centers, and corporate office Wednesday morning while 16,000 employees undergo an hour-long inclusivity workshop.