You can count the city's statues of women in history on one hand.
The civil rights leader spoke to a crowd protesting segregation at Girard Collge.
Police, fire, and streets departments lag behind as Philly extends vaccine mandate for city employees
About 81% of the municipal workforce is fully vaccinated against COVID.
The ostensible winner of the 1926 contest, Republican William S. Vare, was never seated as senator.
How to toast the late, great actress, who died just before her 100th birthday.
New mutual aid fund at the school near the Fairmount fire aims to help families — and combat student inequity
Bache-Martin Elementary is located in a well-off neighborhood, but the district considers 90% of its enrollment economically disadvantaged.
Most COVID regulations apply to students, faculty and staff, but specifics vary by school.
The science behind why she's allowed to compete with women.
Jim Gardner’s final 11 o’clock broadcast on Action News, and his wish for the next year: ‘To see the pandemic retire before I do’
The TV veteran will continue on the 6 p.m. newscast, and be replaced on late-night by Rick Williams.
Some Philly restaurant workers feel like they can’t call out — much less ask for sick pay — as omicron causes staff shortages
“There’s not a lot of people in service work that have a safety net,” said the manager at one Center City spot.
A hard look at the numbers behind 2021’s record gun violence in Philly, and an overview of what’s being done
People of color and young adults bore the brunt of city shootings.
125 years after women founded The Plastic Club to break into a men-only scene, the arts group is thriving
With headquarters in Center City and a popular exhibit on Instagram, the club is recruiting new members.
It’s all made with Pennsylvania wheat and Lancaster dairy.
1990s battle over Mt. Airy AIDS hospice center shows the power of grassroots opposition — and the limits of NIMBYism
After much controversy, Betak eventually opened, but it would not last long.
The housing authority has a huge portfolio of so-called “scatter sites,” which were long neglected.
The blaze tore through a home owned by PHA, taking 12 lives — eight of them children.
How to spot them, and why they’re so problematic.
Originally dependent on CARES Act funding, advocates are working to make it last.
Planned Parenthood now offers mail-order medication, but state-run health insurance still won’t cover it.
The Philly-only tradition has a reputation for controversy.