Philly's Cab Drivers Threaten Boycott Democratic National Convention

Philly's Cab Drivers Threaten Boycott Democratic National Convention

Philly's Cab Drivers Threaten Boycott Democratic National Convention

(Philadelphia, March 23, 2016) - Uber Black Car drivers and Taxi's in Philadelphia are undermining to deny assistance to Democratic National Convention participants this July unless the gathering takes action against ride-hailing applications, for example, UberX and Lyft.

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Inaugural Address

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Delivers Inaugural Address

Philadelphia Mayor Kenney Delivers Inaugural Address

PHILADELPHIA – Mayor Jim F. Kenney was sworn in as the 99th Mayor of the City of Philadelphia in a morning ceremony at the Academy of Music. Mayor Jim Kenney delivered his Inaugural Address during the ceremony; text of the speech as prepared follows. Please check against delivery.

Frankford Chocolate Factory Sold to Developers

 Frankford Chocolate Factory Sold to Developers

Frankford Chocolate Factory Sold to Developers

Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company is an American candy manufacturer, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded in 1947 by Sam Himmelstein. The company's old site on Washington Avenue has been sold to developers who are said to be planning a mixed-use project, the latest move to bring homes, shops, and offices to the industrial strip.

On Monday, the 100,000-square-foot property at 21st Street was sold to a consortium of buyers that plans to develop the site, said Robert Fahey, an executive vice president at commercial real estate services firm CBRE in Philadelphia.

One of the buyers, Anthony Nguyen, confirmed the acquisition but declined to provide other details. Planners and developers are seeking to recast western Washington Avenue, now largely factories and warehouses, as a mixed-use corridor to sustain growth along Center City's southern fringe.



100+ Philadelphia Organizations Partner with #GivingTuesday

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

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