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The Express-Times
Monterey Bay Aquarium developer hired for Easton projectCalifornia-based firm was unveiled Tuesday as the developer of a facility and e
The Express-Times / Posted an hour ago
California-based firm was unveiled Tuesday as the developer of a facility and exhibits master plan for Da Vinci Science City. The museum, movie theater, event center and aquarium complex is proposed at the site of the Days Inn Hotel and 185 S.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Retailers hold “community hostage” by keeping leases on empty buildingsSAN JOSE — After an anchoring Nob Hill grocery store closed in a prominent shop
The Mercury News / Posted 3 hours ago
SAN JOSE — After an anchoring Nob Hill grocery store closed in a prominent shopping center two years ago, the owners of a Chinese restaurant a few doors down hoped a new retailer would jump right in. It hasn’t happened. The former supermarket... Read more
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Philly.com
Summer literacy program enlists parents as partners in a child's educationyearned to fix it. The fruits of Gac-Artigas’ resolve were on display one rece
Philly.com / Posted 3 hours ago
yearned to fix it. The fruits of Gac-Artigas’ resolve were on display one recent morning at Independence Charter School in Center City. A stream of grade schoolers and adults — clad alike in royal blue T-shirts — flowed up the steps and into... Read more
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Philly.com
Since Trump, more slurs, signs and discrimination in Phillyneighbor: Illegal alien lives here. Along Broad Street, a store window was spra
Philly.com / Posted 5 hours ago
neighbor: Illegal alien lives here. Along Broad Street, a store window was spray-painted with a swastika and Sieg Heil. In Center City, a noose was placed around a tree. The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations classifies these acts as... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Kannapolis Police seeking input from citizensparty at Discovery Place. (Kevin Marlow | WBTV) The viewing at Discovery Place
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 18 hours ago
party at Discovery Place. (Kevin Marlow | WBTV) The viewing at Discovery Place brought one of the biggest gatherings in Center City. As the sky changed, imagination met interpretation. The viewing at Discovery Place brought one of the biggest... Read more
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Philly.com
The moments that made Frank Rizzo Philly-famousAs the debate continues over whether Frank L. Rizzo’s Center City statue should
Philly.com / Posted 18 hours ago
As the debate continues over whether Frank L. Rizzo’s Center City statue should be changed or removed, here is a primer on the life and career of the “Cop Who Would Be King” of Philadelphia: Birth: Oct. 23, 1920 Italian immigrants Rafael and... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man wanted in connection to armed robbery at east Charlotte businessparty at Discovery Place. (Kevin Marlow | WBTV) The viewing at Discovery Place
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 hours ago
party at Discovery Place. (Kevin Marlow | WBTV) The viewing at Discovery Place brought one of the biggest gatherings in Center City. As the sky changed, imagination met interpretation. The viewing at Discovery Place brought one of the biggest... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Baby named 'Eclipse' born at Greenville Memorial; more solar newborns welcomedparty at Discovery Place. (Kevin Marlow | WBTV) The viewing at Discovery Place
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 hours ago
party at Discovery Place. (Kevin Marlow | WBTV) The viewing at Discovery Place brought one of the biggest gatherings in Center City. As the sky changed, imagination met interpretation. The viewing at Discovery Place brought one of the biggest... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Discovery Place hosts eclipse viewing party in uptown Charlotteparty at Discovery Place. (Kevin Marlow | WBTV) The viewing at Discovery Place
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 hours ago
party at Discovery Place. (Kevin Marlow | WBTV) The viewing at Discovery Place brought one of the biggest gatherings in Center City. As the sky changed, imagination met interpretation. The viewing at Discovery Place brought one of the biggest... Read more
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Philly.com
Barrymore Awards nominations are out - and what a year in theater it was!companies share kudos with the storefront neighborhood theaters so characterist
Philly.com / Posted 20 hours ago
companies share kudos with the storefront neighborhood theaters so characteristic of the Philly scene. You see outfits in Center City and outfits in Malvern (People’s Light), Norristown (Theatre Horizon), and Hammonton, N.J. (Eagle Theatre), some... Read more
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Philly.com
Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer to defend him in sex-assault retrialclients have also included boxer Mike Tyson, actor Robert Blake and music produ
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
clients have also included boxer Mike Tyson, actor Robert Blake and music producer Suge Knight. Silver, a lawyer with the Center City-based Schnader firm, has been part of Cosby’s legal team since last year, primarily focused on civil cases... Read more
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Philly.com
How small will residents go? As popularity and prices rise, developers build more tiny unitsyears of their lives. Three years ago, the Buchners packed their things and he
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
years of their lives. Three years ago, the Buchners packed their things and headed to Philadelphia, settling down in a Center City rental. As if ditching their longtime rural digs weren’t enough, the pair also abandoned spaciousness, swapping... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Guy With Big Knife Jumps Onto Counter, Stabs Store ClerkA man looking for packs of cigarettes pulled out a large knife and stabbed a 7-
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
A man looking for packs of cigarettes pulled out a large knife and stabbed a 7-Eleven clerk in Center City Philadelphia Sunday morning. The man asked the clerk at the convenience store on Market Street – across the street from City Hall – for... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Public Input sought on Proposed Placer Sports and Event Center in Rosevillemeeting Aug. 29 in Roseville Roseville, CA- Placer County is seeking public in
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 2 days ago
meeting Aug. 29 in Roseville Roseville, CA- Placer County is seeking public input for the proposed Placer Sports and Event Center project at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville, with a public meeting on the proposal set for Aug. 29. The... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Renewed Calls to Remove Philly's Frank Rizzo StatuePhiladelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym is renewing her call to move the Frank
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym is renewing her call to move the Frank Rizzo Statue from city property in Center City. In the past week, police have arrested a total of three people for vandalizing artwork of the late mayor.... Read more
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The Columbian
Agendas for the week’s government meetings1300 Franklin St., sixth floor, Vancouver. Clark College, Clark College, GHL 2
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
1300 Franklin St., sixth floor, Vancouver. Clark College, Clark College, GHL 213, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. La Center City Council, City Hall, 214 E. Fourth St., La Center. 7 p.m., public hearing: vacating approximately 55,771 square... Read more
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TribLIVE
Mural of ex-Philadelphia Mayor Rizzo defacedwas arrested on charges of spray painting the words “Black power” on the statue
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
was arrested on charges of spray painting the words “Black power” on the statue of Rizzo outside a government building in Center City. A man from Maplewood, New Jersey, was charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct for throwing eggs at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mural of Philadelphia ex-mayor, police commissioner defacedand masks discarded by the group. A man was arrested Friday on charges of spra
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
and masks discarded by the group. A man was arrested Friday on charges of spray painting the words “Black power” on the Center City statue of Rizzo, who was mayor from 1972 to 1980 and died in 1991. Opponents said he alienated minorities as... Read more
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Philly.com
Like yesterday's fashion, has Center City's retail revival been discontinued?Is the party over for Center City retail? Those fancy suits in Armani Exchange
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Is the party over for Center City retail? Those fancy suits in Armani Exchange at 1429 Walnut St. are no more. And don’t count on buying jeans in True Religion at 1604 Walnut. That, too, has closed. Nine West at the Shops at Liberty Place went... Read more
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The Morning Call
Is Allentown neglecting its fleet of firetrucks?was on Allentown’s side. There were no explosions or stubborn fires. But twice
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
was on Allentown’s side. There were no explosions or stubborn fires. But twice that weekend, Central Fire Station in Center City was manned with a pickup truck because one of its engines was taken out of service. It wasn’t an unusual... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Brown Bag Lunch focuses on budgeting, money savingto know the resources in their community. Check out services and programming of
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
to know the resources in their community. Check out services and programming offered by the library; Logan County Heritage Center; City of Sterling Parks, Library and Recreation, including SilverSneakers, which is offered at Sterling Recreation... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Create! art festival returns to AmarilloFriday night, you might have noticed some life in the new Embassy Suites Hotel.
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
Friday night, you might have noticed some life in the new Embassy Suites Hotel. But it's not open to the public yet. Center City of Amarillo hosted the hotel's first ever event on Friday, the fundraising party leading up to the second annual... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Create! art festival returns to AmarilloFriday night, you might have noticed some life in the new Embassy Suites Hotel.
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Friday night, you might have noticed some life in the new Embassy Suites Hotel. But it's not open to the public yet. Center City of Amarillo hosted the hotel's first ever event on Friday, the fundraising party leading up to the second annual... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Create! art festival returns to AmarilloFriday night, you might have noticed some life in the new Embassy Suites Hotel.
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
Friday night, you might have noticed some life in the new Embassy Suites Hotel. But it's not open to the public yet. Center City of Amarillo hosted the hotel's first ever event on Friday, the fundraising party leading up to the second annual... Read more
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The Morning Call
What drove Talen to change plans for Allentown headquarters?to the soon-to-be-completed Tower 6 office building during the second quarter o
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
to the soon-to-be-completed Tower 6 office building during the second quarter of 2018. Both sites are on Hamilton Street in center city Allentown. Talen’s Allentown move, which the company outlined as a “five-year commitment,” coincides with the... Read more
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Philly.com
As a North Philly neighborhood is reshaped, one man's story of being displaced— only to be displaced for development, said Rasheedah Phillips, managing attor
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
— only to be displaced for development, said Rasheedah Phillips, managing attorney for Community Legal Services (CLS) in Center City. She has represented tenants displaced by the Housing Authority’s plans to rebuild the Sharswood area south of... Read more
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Philly.com
How small residents will go: As popularity and prices rise, developers build more tiny unitsyears of their lives. Three years ago, the Buchners packed their things and he
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
years of their lives. Three years ago, the Buchners packed their things and headed to Philadelphia, settling down in a Center City rental. As if ditching their longtime rural digs weren’t enough, the pair also abandoned spaciousness, swapping... Read more
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Philly.com
Frank Rizzo statue defaced, suspect in custodyPower” onto the statue of former Mayor and Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo outs
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Power” onto the statue of former Mayor and Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo outside the Municipal Services Building in Center City. The suspect is a 40-year-old man from Germantown, according to a police source, though his full identity was... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Black Power' painted on Philly mayor statuecommunity should be their own police" on the steps of the Municipal Services Bu
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
community should be their own police" on the steps of the Municipal Services Building. The Rizzo statue stands outside the Center City building, which houses city government offices. Police have a suspect in custody, but did not yet identify the... Read more
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Philly.com
Outlets are out, H&M and movies are in, as Gallery redevelopers retooland Bloomingdale’s outlets would have been natural anchors, but they already ha
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
and Bloomingdale’s outlets would have been natural anchors, but they already have off-price shops in western Center City, while other retailers with outlet versions are spoken for at nearby centers such as Gloucester Premium Outlets... Read more
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Philly.com
He awoke 5 weeks after courthouse elevator crash: 'I just remember holding on'access standards. It even has an elevator. All that work is necessary because
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
access standards. It even has an elevator. All that work is necessary because a year ago, another elevator — this one in Center City — lifted off at high speed, rose 15 stories and exploded into the concrete ceiling of its shaft at the top of... Read more
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Philly.com
Maryland removes Dred Scott ruling author's statuename has a Philadelphia connection. Taney Street runs in a broken line from Sou
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
name has a Philadelphia connection. Taney Street runs in a broken line from South Philadelphia along the western fringe of Center City, right by Taney Field, home of the Taney Dragons, whose campaign in the 2014 Little League World Series became... Read more
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WALB Albany
SPLOST V 10 years later: What did Albany, Dougherty Co. get for the money?County voters overwhelmingly approved the SPLOST V tax, with the county listing
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
County voters overwhelmingly approved the SPLOST V tax, with the county listing 26 capital improvement projects, and the city 29 projects. "Thank goodness for SPLOST," said Dougherty County Administrator Richard Crowdis. Surprisingly, in 2017,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
SPLOST V 10 years later: What did Albany, Dougherty Co. get for the money?County voters overwhelmingly approved the SPLOST V tax, with the county listing
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
County voters overwhelmingly approved the SPLOST V tax, with the county listing 26 capital improvement projects, and the city 29 projects. "Thank goodness for SPLOST," said Dougherty County Administrator Richard Crowdis. Surprisingly, in 2017,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sunday Arts Go Picks: Hair Fashion Show, 'Sister Act,' 'Salome'is being celebrated at the 5th annual SaikouCon convention, which continues thr
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
is being celebrated at the 5th annual SaikouCon convention, which continues through 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Holiday Inn in Center City Allentown. People are flocking to the hotel dressed as their favorite characters from shows such as “Dragon Ball... Read more
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Philly.com
Philadelphia street has a Civil War-era link: Who was Roger Taney?paved the way for the Civil War. Taney Street runs in a broken line from South
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
paved the way for the Civil War. Taney Street runs in a broken line from South Philadelphia along the western fringe of Center City, right by Taney Field, home of the Taney Dragons, whose campaign in the 2014 Little League World Series became... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
TxDOT announces speed reduction approval for TX 7 East“The change also includes just east of Martinsville and continues on SH 7 throu
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
“The change also includes just east of Martinsville and continues on SH 7 through San Augustine County and will end at the Center city limits in Shelby County.” The speed reduction will change the stretch of highway from 75 to 65... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
TxDOT announces speed reduction approval for TX 7 East“The change also includes just east of Martinsville and continues on SH 7 throu
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
“The change also includes just east of Martinsville and continues on SH 7 through San Augustine County and will end at the Center city limits in Shelby County.” The speed reduction will change the stretch of highway from 75 to 65... Read more
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Philly.com
Ellis Gerson Wachs, 88, Charming Shoppes executive and mentorHigh School. He married Peggy Brenner. The couple settled in Merion and had thr
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
High School. He married Peggy Brenner. The couple settled in Merion and had three daughters. Later, the couple moved to Center City. Starting in 1985, he and his wife started the Peggy & Ellis Wachs Foundation. The Center City foundation has... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Community calendar: festivals, fairs and morePark, and 1 p.m. Saturday, Volunteer Park, Seattle; free, donations appreciated
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
Park, and 1 p.m. Saturday, Volunteer Park, Seattle; free, donations appreciated (greenstage.org/shakespeare-in-the-park).Center City Cinema FRI-SAT Pre-movie activities, movie at sunset; “Star Wars Rogue One” Friday, Cascade Playground, 333... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Candlelight vigil marches through Charlottesvilledubbed "Philly is Charlottesville" by organizers according to ABC6 in Philadelp
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
dubbed "Philly is Charlottesville" by organizers according to ABC6 in Philadelphia, marched down Broad Street and into Center City. About 2,000 people attended the rally, according to ABC affiliate WPVI. "It's shameful that our president... Read more
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ABC News
Candlelight vigil marches through Charlottesvilledubbed "Philly is Charlottesville" by organizers according to ABC6 in Philadelp
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
dubbed "Philly is Charlottesville" by organizers according to ABC6 in Philadelphia, marched down Broad Street and into Center City. About 2,000 people attended the rally, according to ABC affiliate WPVI. "It's shameful that our president... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Thousands March Through Center CityThousands of people marched through Center City Wednesday night to protest the
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
Thousands of people marched through Center City Wednesday night to protest the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. A group also wants the statue of former mayor Frank Rizzo taken down. NBC10's Brandon Hudson has the... Read more
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Philly.com
In the streets of Philadelphia, Trump creates a time for choosingby side with gray-haired vets of Vietnam protests. Indeed, Jonathan Wheeler, a
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
by side with gray-haired vets of Vietnam protests. Indeed, Jonathan Wheeler, a 73-year-old lawyer who lives and works in Center City, acknowledged that he hadn’t protested much since the 1960s, but said the outrages of the last week — the... Read more
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Daily Press
Balance and prioritizeinvestments in the city? The answer is roughly $75 million over about six year
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
investments in the city? The answer is roughly $75 million over about six years. It could clear the way for the aquatics center city officials believe will boost tourist income for Hampton hotels and restaurants, depending on whether city... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Controversy Over Frank Rizzo Statue ContinuesFrank Rizzo continues as protesters plan to march in an effort to have it taken
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
Frank Rizzo continues as protesters plan to march in an effort to have it taken down. Detractors call it a symbol of white supremacy while supporters credit Rizzo with moving the city forward. NBC10's Deanna Durante is in Center City with the detai... Read more
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Philly.com
'Outlets' are out, H&M and movies are in, as Gallery mall developers retooland Bloomingdale’s outlets would have been natural anchors, but they already ha
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
and Bloomingdale’s outlets would have been natural anchors, but they already have off-price shops in western Center City, while other retailers with outlet versions are spoken for at nearby centers such as Gloucester Premium Outlets... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Philly Marijuana Dispensary is 'Unacceptable': Councilwomandon’t have a great relationship,” Visco said of Parker. On Tuesday, Parker led
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
don’t have a great relationship,” Visco said of Parker. On Tuesday, Parker led a coalition of neighborhood residents into Center City for the zoning hearing. The group wore red to show solidarity and stickers that said “I live in Mount Airy and I... Read more
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The Morning Call
Anime fans: Get dressed and ready for SaikouCon in Allentown“Dragon Ball Z” and “Sailor Moon.” They’ll be attending SaikouCon, which runs
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
“Dragon Ball Z” and “Sailor Moon.” They’ll be attending SaikouCon, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Holiday Inn in Center City, a new location. The event includes panels on anime and manga (Japanese comics) stories and characters, a dance... Read more
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Bizjournals
North Broad hotel aimed at the 'traveling millennial' nears openingA rendering of the upcoming Aloft Philadelphia Downtown The final touches are
Bizjournals / Posted 6 days ago
A rendering of the upcoming Aloft Philadelphia Downtown The final touches are being made for the upcoming opening of a Center City hotel aimed at the "traveling millennial," a property that still has nearly 4,000 square feet of leasable retail space... Read more
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