The Bronx may be the birthplace of hip hop, but its roots can be traced to a park at the corner of 30th and Jefferson streets in Philadelphia’s Brewerytown neighborhood.
"I didn't look at our drive as a vacation or a trip," says Christy Frank, who drove 10 hours with her three children from Copake, New York, to her hometown of Tiffin, Ohio. "We were just trying to get across the state to do exactly what we were doing at home, but at my parents' house."
NEW YORK — Jay-Z's Roc Nation entertainment company is partnering with Brooklyn's Long Island University to launch the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment.
Award-winning author and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates will guest edit the September issue of Vanity Fair, the magazine's editor-in-chief Radhika Jones told CNN Business in an exclusive interview.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — When Louisville’s Black Lives Matter leaders organized a demonstration at the removal of the John B. Castleman statue in Cherokee Park in early June, local artist Brianna Harlan hosted a “creative intervention” — a cleansing for the tired and weary protesters.
One step, another, and a hop outward.
PITTSBURGH — When he was 18, Omar Brooks left home in Canonsburg to enlist in the Army. His training took him to Fort Stewart in Georgia, where every morning after reveille at 0630, the soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division sang “Dogface Soldier” — a World War II paean to the grit of the grunts.
When Teenshop, Inc. was founded on June 15, 1985, Elleanor Jean Hendley, an Emmy Award-winning former CBS 3 TV (Philadelphia) broadcast journalist, wanted to use her platform to empower girls of color.
A letter that Rosa Parks wrote in remembrance of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. nearly a decade after his death is up for sale.
At Cecconi’s in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn and in West Hollywood, California, diners are offered more than a grind of fresh pepper or a spoonful of grated Parmesan with their meal.
The photography exhibition “The Masks We Wear” features the contemporary mask collection of Sara M. Vance Waddell and works by artists Tina Guiterrez, co-producer of the ScareCorona porch art installations in Northside, and Leslie Daly. The exhibition is curated by Ena M. Nearon. Pieces from…
Many people know Donda West as the mother of rapper and presidential hopeful Kanye West but she was a Fulbright Scholar, English professor, writer, poet and so much more.
Opera Philadelphia canceled its fall performance season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
While popular destinations are slowly reopening and tourism is beginning to pick up in some spots, the impact of the pandemic on the industry has been nothing short of devastating.
It looks like not even Halloween is immune to the curse that's the Covid-19 pandemic.
While you have been encouraged not to, you do it anyway. You do it, despite the likelihood of adding inches to your waistline. Yet, many of us will have a dish of ice cream just before bedtime.
A Wedding Story
Shanika Wright and the former Shateama Hagans were married on Sunday, May 25, 2019, at Falls Manor Catering and Special Events in Bristol, Pennsylvania. The wedding colors were grey, rose gold, blush and champagne. Hermance Bellvue did all of the wedding décor and floral arrangements. After …
Offering an experience that expands students’ interest in music, challenge them in academics and prepare them for their future is what students find most appealing about the Girard Academic Music Program (GAMP).
In honor of Mary K. Rhodes’ 100th birthday, her family, friends and neighbors lined up their cars Thursday, June 18, 2020, for “Ms. Mary’s 100th B-Day Parade” in West Philadelphia.