It began as an idea for a tribute to the late Soul Train creator and host Don Cornelius, and it ended up being the ultimate love, peace, and soul challenge to the city: To put Philadelphia in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most dancers to go down a Soul Trainline. Click Here to Read the Full Story
President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. Pennsylvania Sen. Robert P. Casey and Rep. Robert A. Brady, both Democrats, said they had learned of the decision, which was to be made public Monday. Click Here to Read the Full Story
In about a year, Philabundance hopes to open a new 13,000-square-foot “Fare and Square” grocery store. Bill Clark, the group’s president, said it would be the first supermarket in the United States operated by a food-aid group as a nonprofit venture. The store would provide about 30 jobs, mostly to residents of the impoverished city.
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