Center City church opens its doors to train protesters, peacekeepers [photos]

Center City church opens its doors to train protesters, peacekeepers [photos]

Arch Street United Methodist Church feels more like a hotel lobby this weekend as a steady stream of activists and volunteers come and go through the side entrance on Broad Street. 

PBS, WHYY correspondents reflect on RNC; get ready for DNC

PBS, WHYY correspondents reflect on RNC; get ready for DNC

At a Union League event Saturday night NewsWorks blogger Dick Polman, WHYY senior reporter Dave Davies, and PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill reflected on their experience at the Republican National Convention and looked ahead to

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PlanPhilly’s guide to getting around during the DNC

PlanPhilly’s guide to getting around during the DNC

We're urbanist nerds here at PlanPhilly, so while we can't help you navigate all the late-night bashes, we can help you navigate the city when it's inundated by protests and motorcades.

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During the DNC, remembering America's 'Founding Mothers'
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During the DNC, remembering America's 'Founding Mothers'

The Christ Church Burial Ground, in addition to holding the stories of five signers of the Declaration of Independence and 10 mayors of Philadelphia, also holds the stories of many women whose lives were just as

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40 years after Legionnaires outbreak, the case for a 'Safe Breathing Water Act'

Forty years ago this month, Legionnaires disease broke out at a Philadelphia hotel hosting an American Legion conference. Four decades later we’re still being exposed to Legionella bacteria, but we’ve done

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Welcome to Philadelphia-ish: DNC a boon for suburban hotels

Welcome to Philadelphia-ish: DNC a boon for suburban hotels

Late last year, the Democratic National Convention Committee awarded contracts to 26 hotels around the region — including 10 in a Montgomery County "delegate cluster."

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Hungary for discount dentistry? The European nation feeds the world's growing appetite for medical tourism

Hungary for discount dentistry? The European nation feeds the world's growing appetite for medical tourism

If Bela Batorfi has his way, Hungary may soon be synonymous with complex dental procedures in the way that France is known for baguettes and the Eiffel Tower.

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