Philadelphia, PA - Starting on Monday, January 16, the Phillies are #BackInTown to take part in a fan-fueled week of events. Among those taking part are players Maikel Franco, Tommy Joseph, Aaron Nola and Roman Quinn, as well as manager Pete Mackanin and other special guests including the Phillie Phanatic and Phillies broadcasters.
Urban Farmer is a modern steakhouse serving local, sustainable ingredients in a luxurious setting. The restaurant immediately made a bold commitment to serving Philadelphia’s finest farm-fresh ingredients, and has forged relationships with local meat and produce purveyors that inform and influence their menu throughout the year.
Mayor Jim Kenney today released a plan to improve the city’s efforts to prevent lead poisoning in Philadelphia’s children. The plan will strengthen enforcement of a 2012 law requiring landlords to certify that homes of children are “Lead Safe” or “Lead Free” and expand outreach to families and inspections for lead in the hardest-hit neighborhoods, as well as streamline the approach to remediation of home lead hazards in children found to have high lead levels. “There is nothing more…
LGBT Affairs, a 23-member body that will advise the Mayor on policies that support the lives of LGBT individuals in the city and support and amplify the work of the Office of LGBT Affairs. “Philadelphia values and promotes diversity and the contributions of our LGBT community,” said Mayor Jim Kenney. “I appreciate the commitment of these stellar individuals to serve on the LGBT Commission, and I believe the city will benefit from their rich and varied perspectives.”
Philadelphia, PA - Ride the Ducks of Philadelphia announced the they have suspended operation on the Delaware River indefinitely. Stated on their website "As of October 5, 2016, Ride The Ducks Philadelphia has suspended operations indefinitely."