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  • 23 Jun 2022 4:04 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    US health officials ordered the vape company Juul to stop selling its popular electronic cigarettes on Thursday, the latest blow against the tobacco industry by the Biden administration.

    E-cigarettes: FDA bans market-leading Juul in blow to US tobacco industry (msn.com)

  • 23 Jun 2022 2:32 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    From PAX:

    Apple Studios, LLC. will be filming scenes for an TV Series in your neighborhood from Wednesday, June 29th to Friday, July 1, 2022.

    As a necessary part of the filming process, we will need to park our equipment trucks and production vehicles on the street. We will be permitting these streets as “NO PARKING” zones. We kindly ask that all cars be removed by the posted dates and times. The following lists the dates, times and locations where “NO PARKING” will be in effect:

    PREP

    Wednesday, June 22nd, 8:00 PM to Friday, June 24th, 8:00 PM

    ● Southside of Locust St. between 15th St. and Broad St.

    ● Westside of 15th St. between Locust St. and Spruce St.

    Sunday, June 26th, 8:00 PM to Saturday, July, 2nd, 7:00 AM

    ● Southside of Locust St. between 15th St. and Broad St.

    ● Westside of 15th St. between Locust St. and Spruce St.

    SHOOT

    Tuesday, June 28th, 8:00 PM to Saturday, July 2nd, 7:00 AM

    ● Westside of Broad St. between Walnut St. and Spruce St.

    ● Southside of Spruce St. between S. Hicks St. and 13th St.

    ● Westside of 15th St. between Locust St. and Pine St.

    ● Southside of Pine St. between 15th St. and Broad St.

    ● Northside of Latimer St. between 15th St. and 16th St.

    WRAP

    Monday, July 4th, 10:00 PM to Wednesday, July 6thth, 8:00 PM

    ● Southside of Locust St. between 15th St. and Broad St.

    ● Westside of 15th St. between Locust St. and Spruce St.

    If your car is not moved by the regulated time it will be relocated by the Philadelphia Police Department to another street in the area. If you have any questions or special concerns, such as handicap access or deliveries, please contact the Location Department or see one of our representatives on set and we will assist you as best we can.

    Apple Studios looks forward to filming in your neighborhood. If you have any questions or concerns while we are working in your neighborhood, please feel free to contact one of our location.

    representatives at 267-405-6395. Please note that we are working with a permit from the City of Philadelphia and with the support and under the guidelines of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office and the Philadelphia Police Department.

    Sincerely,

    The Location Department

    PAX

    (267) 405-6395


  • 22 Jun 2022 2:46 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    A new fireworks bill in Pennsylvania could result in sentences of up to 10 years in prison for fireworks. The bill would also come with other restrictions that can be set by individual municipalities.

    PA Senate reviewing bill that could result in prison time for setting off fireworks (fox29.com)

  • 21 Jun 2022 1:23 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    Visitors said the event, now in its second time outdoors, was head and shoulders above last year’s edition.

    Philadelphia Flower Show photos: FDR Park event hailed as success - On top of Philly news (billypenn.com)

  • 16 Jun 2022 12:49 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    A teenager from the Main Line in a rented Mercedes-Benz was killed in Center City late Wednesday night in what witnesses told Philadelphia police was an apparent road rage shooting.

    Officers were called to 15th and Pine streets around 11 p.m. to find the rented sedan with multiple bullet holes in it and Denis Mohamed Jaward slumped over in the driver's seat, Philadelphia Police said.

    Teen From Main Line Killed in Car in Center City Philadelphia in Apparent Road Rage Shooting – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com)
  • 14 Jun 2022 12:44 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    Who doesn't love to experience parts of the City of Brotherly Love for free? Here's the museums and attractions offering free or pay-what-you-wish admission during the 16-day festival

    Philadelphia Museums to Check Out for Free During Wawa Welcome America – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com)

  • 14 Jun 2022 12:23 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    South Philly Barbacoa is famous for packing the streets of the Italian Market with a menu from scratch.

    James Beard Awards 2022: South Philly Barbacoa's Cristina Martinez wins Best Chef Mid-Atlantic - 6abc Philadelphia

  • 13 Jun 2022 4:24 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    Our city and country have experienced a steep rise in gun violence over the past few years. Our administration has spent these years grappling with this rising epidemic and doing everything in our power to stop it and try to understand why the violence continues—it’s senseless, needless, and deeply troubling.

    Actions and resources for reducing gun violence | Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services | City of Philadelphia

  • 10 Jun 2022 2:37 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    Mayor Jim Kenney is anticipated to sign the bill once it is reviewed by the city’s law department, a spokeswoman told the Business Journal, adding that the policy will benefit Philadelphia workers, employers and the city overall

    Philadelphia Employers Will Be Required to Offer Commuter Benefits Amid Return to Office Plans – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com)

  • 09 Jun 2022 1:27 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    No other city has a summer refresher like this.

    Water ice at John's

    Water ice at John's
     DANYA HENNINGER / BILLY PENN

    Philadelphia water ice finder: 15 places to find the cool, sweet treat - On top of Philly news (billypenn.com)

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