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Reynolds Brown introduces bill requiring City to use LED lights

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced legislation mandating the City of Philadelphia to install LED lighting during every major municipal renovation or new construction project. LED lights consume up to 90 percent…

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Bill would raise penalties for blocking bike lanes

Heads up, everybody on Spruce and Pine streets. Councilman David Oh introduced a bill on Thursday that would significantly increase the penalty for parking a car in a bike lane from…

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City Council approves 3-D billboards in Center City

Philadelphia City Council voted on Thursday to approve legislation that would allow two animated, digital, three-dimensional billboards to be placed at key corners in Center City. Under the legislation, which was…

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Philly Bike Share must pass City Council to advance

The City has promised to launch a bike share system in spring 2015, but Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown says if the legislation she introduced yesterday is not approved, the system could…

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A plan to advertise in public schools

It’s well known that Philadelphia public schools are very short on money, and on Thursday two members of City Council announced a plan by which students could help fund their own…

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Council will hold hearings on adaptive reuse of closed school buildings

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown introduced a resolution Thursday calling for hearings on finding adaptive reuses for the 23 school buildings that will close at the end of this year. The resolution was…

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Group daycare zoning bill moves out of Committee

A bill introduced by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown clarifying provisions of the new zoning code related to group daycare facilities got a favorable recommendation from City Council’s Committee on Rules Wednesday afternoon.…

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Music as neighborhood anchor | Mayor Blondell? | Gray's Ferry garden fight | Delaware waterfront development limbo | reviewing Economic Opportunity

Can music venues actually improve neighborhoods? They often face community opposition but Flying Kite considers the examples of Fishtown's Johnny Brenda’s, Union Transfer on Spring Garden, and planned rebirth of South…

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Walnut closure | School District's September hangs on AVI | waterfront trail development | hardware history

Don’t expect to drive down Walnut Street between 16th and 18th today. It’s closed for the production of “Dead Man Down,” the new Colin Farrell film shooting in Philly. If City…

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    • Tacony resident and former City Council candidate Sandy Stewart. NEast Philly file photo/Saleem Ahmed

Former Council candidate Sandy Stewart speaks out against proposal to extend bar hours [video]

Tacony resident and former City Council candidate Sandy Stewart. NEast Philly file photo/Saleem Ahmed Philadelphia City Council is considering keeping bars open one hour longer to help raise money for the…

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Reader Submission: Holme Circle fights to keep Engine 18 open

Scores of Holme Circle residents participated in two protests on Oct. 17 at 9 a.m. and Oct. 27 at 4:30 p.m. at the Engine 18 firehouse at Pennypack Circle to voice their concern of the…

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Letter to the Editor: Fired up at brownout policy

I’m seeing red these days as I learn more about the Fire Department’s brown outs.  Did you know that three firehouses in northeast Philadelphia are among those on the citywide list:…

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