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The City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) are coordinating with the federal government’s Operation Allies Refuge to provide a point-of-entry location for people evacuated from Afghanistan.
September 7, 2021
Today we are excited to launch PA SHARP, our $1.2 million humanities recovery and growth program. Through this initiative we will be able to offer up to $20,000 in flexible funding to eligible organizations across the state.
September 7, 2021
A new Philly public art landmark has been installed! Absolutely stunned by this incredible new artwork installed this week on Cuthbert Street between 12th and 13th Streets in Center City, Philadelphia by Philly-based artist Miguel Antonio Horn, titled “Contrafuerte”! Huge thank you to Streets Dept follower, Paul/Anthony Brown who hit me up on Instagram this morning about this new work. (If y’all ever see anything you think is new, let me know!)
September 7, 2021
ONE-ON-ONE VIRTUAL FIRESIDE CHAT WITH MITCHELL MODERATED BY NBC NEWS’ KRISTEN WELKER  On September 9 the former Philadelphia journalists sit down for a virtual fireside chat at the 2021 Philadelphia World Heritage City Celebration.
September 2, 2021
Over the past couple of weeks, there have been some major updates around the COVID-19 vaccines. We wanted to provide you with more information about what these updates mean for you and your loved ones.
August 30, 2021
August 25, 2021
The latest additions—from Europe’s great spa towns to a nearly 100-year-old railway in Iran—are definitely worthy of a detour or even planning your next trip around.
August 16, 2021
Aqua Pennsylvania, an Essential Utilities company, has officially opened its new high-tech laboratory at its headquarters in Lower Merion. The 14,700-square-foot laboratory is more than double the size of the previous lab that had served the company for more than 70 years.
August 16, 2021