In June Philadelphia Energy Solutions made national headlines following a fire at the largest refinery on the east coast. The explosion produces a fireball so overwhelming that it registered on the National Weather Service’s infrared satellite and transformed the Southern Philadelphia skies into a bright orange glow.
The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery on the Schuylkill waterfront is set to be decommissioned in late 2019, which may open up more than 1,400 acres of prime waterfront real estate. The refi... read more
As we celebrate the inspiring U.S. Women's team for winning it all in yesterday's World Cup we look toward what's on the horizon. Philly is hoping to be the first US city to host the World Cup in more than 30 years with their bid for the 2026 FIFA tournament. If successful, it would be the first World Cup held in the United States since 1994, when 9 venues across the country hosted games. The FIFA World Cup is among the most watched events- sporting or otherwise- on the planet, with nearly 1 billion viewers tuning ... read more
Comcast-owned Spectacor announced that they are going to begin construction on the first gaming-exclusive arena in the United States, for Philadelphia's Fusion e-sports team. The project is slated to cost up to 50 million dollars and is a tangible reminder of the substantial growth in the popularity of e-sports, where gamers challenge each other in video game contests in front of packed arenas.
Spectacor is set to break ground on the project in the summer of 2019 at the complex stadium site in South Philly. The ne... read more
Philly's former Gallery Mall has been reborn as the Philadelphia Fashion District. The renewed area is under development by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) and will feature a diverse collection of local and homegrown businesses, like Dolly's Boutique, South Fellini, and American Hats. The new space will house close to 5,000 sq feet of retail space on the concourse level of the development. Working with PREIT to develop the space is the California-based real estate development firm Macerich.
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Philadelphia is a fantastic city to enjoy diverse museums and historical monuments. Since Philadelphia is one of the places where America was essentially founded, there is a great deal to explore for both locals and tourists alike.
Which Museums Are Best to Enjoy in Philadelphia?
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the most popular art museums in the United States and Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is overlooking the Schuylkill River and has an excellen... read more