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  • Several Events Planned For Spruce Street Harbor Park This Year

    Spruce Street Harbor Park has opened for the season! On top of several new events, the park includes floating gardens, food and beer vendors, and spectacular views of the Delaware River. Click here for a list of all of the events planned at Spruce Street Harbor Park this year. Our Khiree Stewart checked out some of the things you can expect.

  • New Attraction Opening at Hershey’s Chocolate World

    Hershey’s Chocolate World newest attraction, Hershey Unwrapped, opens on May 20th. Guests will experience an immersive and delicious fun-filled tasting journey hosted by two of Hershey’s most dynamic Tasting authorities. Our Khiree Stewart made the trip out to Hershey, PA for a sneak peek.

  • Neumann’s ‘Wardrobes for Work’ is Preparing Students for Success

    Most people want to dress their best when it comes to a work interview or first day on the job. But, purchasing nice clothing can sometimes come with a hefty price tag. Neumann University is doing its part to make professional clothing more affordable through its ‘Wardrobes for Work’ program. Students, faculty and the community can choose from several racks of blouses, suits, pants, skirts and everything else in between. “Wardrobes for work” is the brainchild of Danielle McNichol. McNichol is […]

  • South Philadelphia Prepares for the Italian Market Festival

    The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival will return to Philadelphia on Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th. The annual festival draws thousands of people from all around our area. Click here to learn more information about the festival.  

  • Businesses Prepare for the Chestnut Hill Home and Garden Festival

    The Chestnut Hill Home and Garden Festival will be returning to Germantown Avenue this weekend. It is the place to be if you are looking to spruce up your lawn or garden. Our Khiree Stewart spent the morning with a few of the vendors. Click here for more information about the festival.

  • National Apple Pie Day at Linvilla Orchards

    May 13th is National Apple Pie Day. The dessert predates the United States and apple pie has come to symbolize America and American patriotism, along with baseball and hot dogs. To celebrate, our Khiree Stewart visited Linvilla Orchards to check out their varieties of apple pies.

  • 3 Tips to Help with the Mother’s Day blues

    Mother’s Day is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but for those who have lost their mom, it is a constant reminder of her absence. PHL 17’s Demetria Green talked to a local psychotherapist who gave us three tips on how to cope with Mother’s Day blues. People are bombarded with happy commercials and radio ads leading up to the holiday. Psychotherapist Elise Gaul with Healthy Mind Resources says if you are grieving, you need to ignore those ads and […]

  • City Leaders Attend African American Museum of Philadelphia Annual Gala

    Over the weekend, folks were dressed to impress for the annual African American Museum of Philadelphia’s annual gala. This year’s theme is “celebrating black excellence in arts and culture.” More than 400 business and city leaders attended the event, including mayor Jim Kenney. There were four floors of entertainment with live bands, a gospel choir, and local chefs. Money raised from the event will provide museum memberships to families in need.  

  • Philly Restaurants Prepare for Big Business for Cinco De Mayo

    Cinco De Mayo is Sunday, May 5th. There are several events happening across the Philadelphia to celebrate the holiday. PHL17’s Khiree Stewart made a visit to three restaurants around the city that are offering special meal deals.

  • Businesses Prepare for the South Street Spring Festival

    The South Street Spring Festival is back for its sixth year. It will take place on Saturday, May 4th from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be music, food, drinks, arts, and crafts. Click here to learn more information about the festival.

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