— The Philadelphia Blue Flame has raised more than $250,000 in charitable donations since its founding in 2003.
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
— Teen tweets 800 times to win a chance to see One Direction in concert in NYC.
A local historian has published a history of Northern Liberties, exploring the neighborhood's roots back to the days of William Penn.
Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.
— Hurricane Sandy was bad — very, very bad — but Northeast Philly fared much better than other areas on the East Coast.
Howard Snyder, a son of Oxford Circle, returned to his old neighborhood on Oakland Street a few weeks ago for a short trip down memory lane.
Fishtown's much-anticipated pizza restaurant and museum, Pizza Brain, opened last Friday to a hungry crowd.