7 hours ago

Report: 700 Area Massage Parlors Involved in Sex Trafficking

...few hours later, police arrested another woman for prostitution at a massage business on the 2900 block of Arch Street after she allegedly propositioned an officer only two minutes into his visit...

    Report: 700 Area Massage Parlors Involved in Sex Trafficking
    Hundreds of illicit massage parlors in our area are involved in human trafficking, according to a new report. Polaris, a non-profit group based in Washington, DC that tracks modern day slavery, released a 100 page report on human trafficking in illicit massage businesses.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

11 hours ago

Widely distributed and numerous, birds of prey populate Penn’s campus

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608

    Widely distributed and numerous, birds of prey populate Penn's campus
    Red-tailed hawks and other birds of prey have become a common sight on campus, surprising some unfamiliar with these adaptable birds. While crisscrossing campus this winter, careful observers may have noticed some wildlife species beyond the typical trash-picking squirrels and waddling pigeons.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

13 hours ago

Want to help protect historic buildings? Come to Historic Preservation Task Force meeting in West Philadelphia

On Thursday, Jan. 18, residents are invited to learn more about the Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force, which was created by Mayor Jim Kenney in May 2017. The meeting will take place at the Enterprise Center (4548 Market St) beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

    Want to help protect historic buildings? Come to Historic Preservation Task Force meeting in West Philadelphia
    Over the past few years, we've lost a number of historic buildings in West Philadelphia, from churches to old Victorian homes and mansions to new construction.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

13 hours ago

Iconic Kensington milk bottle, Engine 46 firehouse are now certified historic

4058 Chestnut Street

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...actually a water tower that sits on top of the old Harbisons Dairies plant at 2041-55 Coral Street. The four-part factory dates back to 1895 and went on to become on of...

2 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue

This Catholic Church sits at 3200 Belgrade Street in Port Richmond. It dates back to about 1890 and was designed by architect Edwin...

    Iconic Kensington milk bottle, Engine 46 firehouse are now certified historic
    An iconic water tower in Kensington in the shape of a milk bottle and a stately brick firehouse in South Philly were among the five properties added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places last week. The Philadelphia Historical Commission voted to designate five very different buildings as historic, which means that any exterior changes would have to be approved by the commission.
    https://philly.curbed.com

15 hours ago

Brothers, 12 and 15 years old, struck by pellets in West Philadelphia

It happened around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday night along the 6000 block of Ludlow Street.

    Brothers, 12 and 15 years old, struck by pellets
    Philadelphia police said two young brothers were struck by pellets while visiting the home of one of their girlfriends in West Philadelphia. It happened around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday night along the 6000 block of Ludlow Street. Investigators said a 12-year-old was struck once in the left side of the neck.
    http://6abc.com

17 hours ago

2 young brothers shot in West Philadelphia

It happened around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday night along the 6000 block of Ludlow Street.

    2 young brothers shot in West Philadelphia
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WEATHER ALERT Winter Weather Advisory LIVE VIDEO Mobile 6 on the move through wintry weather WATCH LIVE WEATHER ALERT Winter Weather Advisory LIVE VIDEO Mobile 6 on the move through wintry weather Philadelphia police said two young brothers were shot while visiting the home of one of their girlfriends in West Philadelphia.
    http://6abc.com

22 hours ago

Large Apartment Building Coming to the 5000 Block of Springfield?

Large Apartment Building Coming to the 5000 Block of Springfield?

    Large Apartment Building Coming to the 5000 Block of Springfield? - OCF Realty
    We were rather surprised, last month, when we learned about a plan for twelve units on 51st Street in Southwest Philadelphia, south of the Media/Elwyn tracks. At the time, we noted that it might be a tough sell to get students to live in a building in this location, as nobody really gets too excited about living "on the other side of the tracks."
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

22 hours ago

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