The City of Brotherly Love looks hip, inviting and postcard-perfect in a scenic new tourism ad ... that is, until a skyscraper-size Benjamin Franklin starts pounding the pavement to do Godzilla-style battle with an equally ginormous Philly cheesesteak.
Philadelphia police are quickly becoming the authorities on oddly compelling viral PSAs. First, they generated national attention with a bizarre revival of a Saved by the Bell drug PSA from 1991. Now, the department is getting traction for a snow-related request to report people who are blocking parking spots with "cones, lawn chairs, trash cans, uh, toilets, and any other household item."
The Philadelphia 76ers pride themselves on representing a city with a rich, unconventional history, but in recent years, the team hasn't held up its end of the bargain (three straight losing seasons and a dismal 18-64 record last year).
At a time when young people have a conflicted relationship with police, it's good to know there's one reliable voice of unity: Zack Morris, circa 1991. The Philadelphia Police Department, which is no stranger to odd, retro memes and callbacks, has resurrected an anti-drugs PSA from the George H.W. Bush years. The clip replaces NBC exec Brandon Tartikoff with the poorly Photoshopped head of Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, who also dubs in his own somber name drop.
Specs Who (Clockwise, from top) Bill Gullan, president; John Ferreira, vp of brand strategy; Daniel Erlbaum, CEO; Jordan Goldenberg, creative director What Brand design and strategy firm Where Philadelphia office
Al Paul Lefton Jr., the former president and CEO of the Al Paul Lefton Co. advertising agency in Philadelphia, died Tuesday at the age of 84.
Most dairy brands engaged in the day-to-day battle for survival in the refrigerated section only wish they had the problems that Philadelphia Cream Cheese has. After all, the soft white brick of cheese named after the City of Brotherly Love has prospered for nearly 90 years now.
Sometimes, art is where you find it. At Philadelphia's Earth Day parade today, locals need look no further than 10 recycling trucks newly wrapped with colorful floral, aquatic, avian and […]
As Gov. Tim Kaine reminded us the other day, Virginia is for lovers. But southeastern Pennsylvania has its amorous side, too. The Web video above—part of Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing […]