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Israeli children, dealing with deaths in the family, had the bar and bat mitzvah of a lifetime in Montco

The 26 teens, celebrating their bar and bat mitzvahs in a Philadelphia suburb, said that highlights of their summer trip to the U.S. included Hersheypark and meeting American campers.

With two boardwalk icons celebrating anniversaries in the Wildwoods, a new ride honors the past

This summer, the Wildwoods’ iconic boardwalk tram celebrates its 70th anniversary. Its neighbor, the Morey’s Piers amusement park, marks a more modest half-century.

Protesters in Philly march against Trump ‘concentration camps’ for migrants

The “Lights for Liberty” demonstrations were to take place in all 50 states and 13 foreign countries, including Australia, Germany, Israel, and Japan, organizers said.

Plans to make Old City former paintbrush factory into a hotel are dead, says owner

Ash NYC Inc., which has redeveloped historic buildings into housing and hotels across the country, had been negotiating to lease a historic five-story structure and neighboring lot on Vine Street.

Philly’s Public Space Fellows say the future of public space is about people

Two Philadelphians who have been awarded $150,000 each for their work in fostering public spaces say they’re thinking of using the funds to support communal programs.

What’s up with the I-95 overcap park at Penn’s Landing?

A reader wondered when work will begin on capping I-95 for a riverside park. We have the answer.

Immigrant allies call for justice, assail Trump administration outside Philadelphia ICE offices

The rally was held just days after the Trump administration delayed a wide-ranging plan to round up undocumented immigrants.