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'One Riverside' Condo High-Rise Groundbreaking

Leaders held a groundbreaking for a new Center City condo high-rise that will soon overlook the Schuylkill River. »

Financing Arranged for W-Element Hotel Project

Armed with $33 million in tax increment financing and now $160 million in loans, construction of the $280 million W and Element hotel is officially underway. »

Former Boyd Theatre to Become TargetExpress Store

Local fans of Target will soon be able to shop in a shrunk down version of the discount department store as the Minneapolis-based company is set to open a TargetExpress in the former Boyd Theatre. »


Borgata's New Concert Venue Opens

The Borgata Casino Hotel and Spa is opening their brand new outdoor Festival Park concert venue this weekend with a performance by The Hooters, G. Love and Special Sauce and Southside Johnny and the Asbury... »

GlaxoSmithKline Invests Millions to Fund Research Institute

GlaxoSmithKline is planning to create an independent, nonprofit research institute that will attempt to pioneer new technologies and approaches for decoding how genes are controlled and how they function. »

Bucks County Biotech Firm Unveils Latest Innovation

A Bucks County biotechnology company unveiled Tuesday morning its latest technological advancement, one it believes could redefine global disease monitoring. »

Vendors Wanted for 2016 Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia's host committee for next year's Democratic National Convention is looking for a diverse array of vendors for the four-day convention. »

State Senator Announces Campaign for Pa. Attorney General

State Sen. John Rafferty, as was expected, is set to officially jump into the race this week. »


Firefly Music Festival First-Ever Sell Out

The Firefly Music Festival starts Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Woodlands in Dover, Delaware and this is the first year the event is sold out since the concert began in 2012. »

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Looking for Love on a Dating App? You May Find Music Instead

Looking for Love on a Dating App? You May Find Music Instead

In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music. From Madonna to Mariah Carey, an increasing number of acts are looking to platforms like...

As Crashes Spike, Google Alerting Drivers of Railroad Crossings

As Crashes Spike, Google Alerting Drivers of Railroad Crossings

Every railroad crossing in our region will soon be plotted out on Google’s Maps application as federal regulators work to reduce a recent spike in accidents.

Google to Alert Drivers to Railroad Crossings

Google to Alert Drivers to Railroad Crossings

The federal agency that oversees railroads is asking digital mapping companies to alert users as they approach track crossings. The Federal Railroad Administration announced Monday that, so far, Google...

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