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    • A rendering of an apartment proposed for Germantown High. (Woodcock Design)

Germantown High developer reveals plan for live-work-learn destination

Germantown High developer Jack Azran says that apartments with exposed brick walls, shared work spaces and a new school could fill the shuttered school by 2022. That may be all well…

    • Children play at Disylvestro Playground in South Philadelphia. (Ariella Cohen/WHYY)

Philly has the nation’s 19th best park system, study finds

It’s a good week to be a Philadelphia park. One day after Mayor Jim Kenney rode to a second term propelled in part by his promise to improve the city’s public…

    • Marilyn Rodriguez was formerly a teacher at Fairhill Elementary School (Kimberly Paytner/WHYY)

From schools to scourge: Why 7 Philly schools remain empty 5 years after going on the auction block

Broken glass, withered pieces of cardboard and used diapers lay at the front door of former Fairhill Elementary School. Graffiti pierces through a careless paint job. Windows are pried open. Marilyn…

    • Bobby McCurdy at home on his porch in North Philadelphia. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

New help is here for Philly seniors who want stay in their homes

Bobby McCurdy, 76, lives on his own in the four-bedroom Sharswood home he inherited from his mother. Living alone at this stage in his life doesn’t bother him — he likes…

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