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Video gives first glimpse of Philly’s Metropolitan Opera House renovations

"Are you ready, Philadelphia?"

The Parker Hotel: Breathing life back into a Philadelphia relic

Once a "seedy" place, owners hope for a revival

Watch thousands flood Broad Street after the Super Bowl in one minute

A time lapse video captured the Broad Street celebrations following the Eagles’ first Super Bowl win.

New video shows Philly covered in snow during ‘bomb cyclone’

Experience again the"bomb cyclone" winter storm that dropped several inches of snow and freezing temps to Philly in this two-minute video captured by a local videographer.

Watch the Fashion District Philadelphia’s glass entrance rise in 37 seconds

Things are shaping up at the Gallery Mall redevelopment, with the completion of the nearly 70-foot-tall glass entrance to the future Fashion District Philadelphia.

New video shows Rail Park’s finish line is in sight

More than a year after breaking ground, a new video shows all the progress that’s been made at the Rail Park in Callowhill.

Take a virtual tour of the King of Prussia Rail line

Here’s what could be in store if the rail line happens, connecting Philadelphia to King of Prussia via train for the first time.

Watch: Rise to the top of Comcast Technology Center in one minute

Two new drone videos show the views from the top of the 60-story tower, set to be the tallest in Philly.

The past, present, and future of the Fairmount Park Trolley

Plus: Take a ride along the old trolley line before it was abandoned in 1946.

Here’s what Philly’s Rail Park looks like from above

Drone footage shows the highly-anticipated first phase of the Rail Park coming along quite nicely.


Here’s how to speak Philly

How do you pronounce "Schuylkill?" Here’s the story of how some of Philly’s tongue-twisting neighborhood names and words came to be.

Watch the Museum of the American Revolution rise in 1 minute

Three years of construction boiled down into a one-minute timelapse video.

Video: Watch Philly’s skyline grow from 1900 to today

A new video documents Philly’s Center City evolution

Watch Penn Medicine Pavilion complete largest concrete pour in Philly’s history

The 14-hour concrete pour sets the foundation for the Foster+Partners-designed Pavilion.

Dazzling drone video captures Philly’s July Fourth fireworks on the Delaware River

Philly knows how to do fireworks

Watch George Washington’s tent installation at the Museum of the American Revolution

After four years, the main attraction of the Museum of the American Revolution has finally been installed.

Watch the Bridge in Old City rise in 5 minutes

This new timelapse video shows how the mixed-use project went from vacant lot to 17-story tower in less than five minutes.

Video shows Philly through the eyes of its 54 libraries

Kate Copp decided to take one day to try to visit all 54 libraries in Philadelphia. See how long it takes, and learn a bit about the city through the eyes of its many libraries.

Video reveals jawdropping views atop new Comcast Tower

Hope you’re not scared of heights, because this new video by Urban Engineers shows workers traveling up 59 stories to the top of the Comcast Technology Center.

Watch City Hall transform into the Christmas Village

The short video captured opening weekend of the outdoor Christmas Village, which takes up a new spot this year at City Hall.

Video captures Rail Park’s gritty glory before everything changes

The abandoned rail line is captured in all of its gritty, raw glory before it transforms into the public Rail Park, a project that’s been about a decade in the making.

Watch: Robert A.M. Stern previews the Museum of the American Revolution

The architect previews the museum and explains why we all need to get off our phones and laptops and see the place in person come April.

Stunning timelapse video captures Philly using nearly 10,000 photos

For the past 12 months, a Philly photographer has been climbing to the top of buildings and hanging out on bridges and rooftops—all just to capture the best views of Philadelphia in one impressive 2-minute timelapse video.

Watch W and Element Hotels complete largest concrete pour in Philly’s history

Three shifts of construction crews at the W and Element Hotels site recently completed one of the largest concrete pours in Philly’s history, marking a major stage of construction for the 51-story tower at 15th and Chestnut Street.

Watch drones race inside the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House

Some folks recently had the chance to race drones through the Philadelphia Metropolitan Operahouse, dilapidated balconies and all, at up to 100 miles per hour.

Watch hundreds of cyclists cruise down Broad Street for DNC event

Hundreds of cyclists cruised down Broad Street to the Wells Fargo Center last night as part of a peaceful, non-protest event during the Democratic National Convention.

Watch this new South Philly mural lit up in all its neon glory

A local videographer recently shot a 44-second video of "Electric Street," a new mural located on Percy Street in South Philly that was created as a way to fight crime.

Watch Skateboarders Take Over Love Park One Last Time

Beautiful Video Captures 'Blizzard in Philadelphia'

Sneak Peek: The Borgata's $50M Development, Including Huge Outdoor Pool Complex

Which Philly-Themed Commercial Would You Rather Watch?

This Breathtaking Drone Video Captures Philly in All of its Snow-Covered Beauty

Watch the Greenfield Bridge in Pittsburgh Get Demolished

This Video Uncovers the Hidden Gems at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Atlantic City's 350-Foot-Tall 'Polercoaster' Approved by Development Authority

How Designers Made That Giant Gingerbread Bank at Blue Cross RiverRink

Philly Band Shoots Music Videos in the Divine Lorraine

Two Liberty Place for Sale; Franklin Square Station; City Hall Drone Video

This Video of Fall in Philly is Simply Stunning