Over the course of the last century, Washington, DC has positioned itself as a leader in arts and culture. The nation’s capital is home to a network of several dozen museums and galleries, including more than 20 devoted primarily to exhibiting visual art. Only a handful of galleries are Blac…
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state report released Friday lays out a plan for the Pennsylvania state park system that has seen considerable use by the public during the ongoing pandemic.
McDonald's is partnering with hip-hop artist Saweetie for the newest in a series of celebrity collaboration meals that's boosted the fast-food chain's sales.
Imagine a pop star who had put out a smash-hit album a few years back — critics raved! fans swooned! — and now she’s debuting a much anticipated follow-up.
Jerome Powell, this story’s for you.
Can documentaries change a city? A group of Philadelphia media-makers believes so, and they have the pitches to prove it.
Unlike most of us playing catch-up, Crystal Ung has been a sunscreen devotee since middle school, when she added drugstore moisturizer with SPF to her daily skin care routine. In the last few years, that devotion to sun protection has only escalated as Ung, a 34-year-old jewelry designer in …
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Colorful street signs with the names of Black men who left a lasting impact on the Springfield community and a mural featuring a roadmap of the area's history can now be seen from the sidewalk at the corner of Eighth and Cook streets.
If you're planning to travel to the islands of the Caribbean, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the COVID-19 pandemic.
See one, do one, teach one.
The Baptist Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Union of Philadelphia and Vicinity held a drive-by celebration in honor of Sister Genevieve Williams’ 100th birthday. She is the wife of the late Rev. Matthew Williams.
NEW YORK — There's a new chapter in the friendship between Barack and the Boss.
As Andre’a Rhoads settles into her new role as Philadelphia’s youth poet laureate, one of the events she said she is looking forward to is the poetry slams.
Any homeowner renovating a historic property knows there's a possibility of discovering a surprise or two lurking behind the walls. Water damage, mildew, faulty wiring systems and more are not uncommon. But for Black homeowners, the surprises may be more than expensive or hazardous. Sometime…
NEW YORK — Oscar winner Viola Davis is working on a memoir that she says will be "straight, no chaser."
There are a host of things we take for granted. A few weeks ago, as I drove from a friend’s residence to my home, I thought about one of these things. I paused at traffic signs and observed traffic lights turning red, then green followed by amber. I thought about how challenging it would be …
A Wedding Story
Marsh + Mane beauty supply store owner Jenea Robinson-Dean and her husband Kenneth Edward Dean, Director of Social Media for ManUpPHL were married on Friday, June 18. Their ceremony took place at Bartram’s Garden followed by a reception at Franklin Square. The wedding party and decor were dr…
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.