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Stack: Speed cameras can help

The following is an op-ed submitted by Pa. Sen. Mike Stack, D-5th. Those who speed excessively are a danger to us all. We’ve seen the catastrophic effects all too often in…

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September 6-8: Honey Fest | South Philly Gardens | Falls Bridge Dance | Feria del Barrio

We're gearing up for a beautiful weekend, folks. In addition to Fringe Fest's return, here are a couple of picks to get you out and about from Passyunk to Kingsessing,…

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PHA director: Queen Lane Apartments may not be torn down after all

The Philadelphia Housing Authority's plans to redevelop the site of a shuttered high-rise in Germantown have reached a tipping point. It's been more than two years since PHA first presented its…

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Charges filed for death of Somerton man found in Schuylkill River

Three people have been charged in connection with the death and dismemberment of a Somerton man whose body was pulled from the Schuylkill River earlier this week. Francis Zarzycki of Somerton was…

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Studying public space usage via balloon mapping

We hear a lot about the value of “activating” public spaces through “lighter, quicker, cheaper” moves that enhance the public life of our cities. But how do we cut through the…

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Citizens Planning Institute accepting applications

Now through Sept. 25, the Philadelphia Citizen’s Planning Institute is accepting applications for the next round of courses. The institute offers a series of courses to help engage citizens in Philadelphia’s…

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PennDOT adds weight restrictions to 86 regional bridges

Eighty-six bridges in the Philadelphia region will see new or increased weight restrictions in the coming months. PennDOT has announced it will apply weight restrictions to these state-owned bridges in an…

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Neighbors worry about parking near latest Domani proposal in Fishtown

Roland Kassis of Domani Developers wants to convert an out-of-use industrial building at 1421 E. Columbia Ave., near Memphis Street in Fishtown, into a 57-unit apartment complex with a City Fitness…

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Art Commission quashes 9/11 Memorial, OKs Rodin Square

The Philadelphia Art Commission got a crack at the Rodin Square mixed use development currently making the rounds, granting it conceptual approval at its Wednesday meeting. The morning's other big news…

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Budweiser Clydesdales visit Northeast Philly

Budweiser’s Clydesdale horses were on display at the new Fraternal Order of Police headquarters Friday evening after touring a number of spots around the city. “They offered to come up here, and…

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Philadelphians say final goodbye to Joan Krajewski

Former Philadelphia City Councilwoman Joan Krajewski was laid to rest Wednesday. People from all different walks of life came to pay their respects to the former 6th District councilwoman at Givnish Funeral…

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2013 Fringe Festival picks

With a new home nearly finished and a new name: FringeArts is back for its 17th annual festival starting this week. Out of the 150+ shows this year, here…

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191-unit complex in South Kensington goes through design review

Blackstone Development’s plan for a 191-unit, mixed-use project on an industrial parcel at Germantown Ave. and Thompson Street in South Kensington was subject to Civic Design Review Tuesday afternoon, and the…

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Suspect wanted for Frankford bank robbery

The man who robbed a 3rd Federal Bank in Frankford Tuesday morning is still on the loose. Around 9 a.m., the suspect entered the bank at 4625 Frankford Ave., and…

Gun buyback Saturday in Tacony

From the Frankford Gazette: There will be a gun buyback on September 7th from 10AM till noon at Holy Innocents Church at Tyson and Torresdale avenues.  It is sponsored by the…

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Design review committee considers One Riverside proposal

Carl Dranoff’s One Riverside cleared a hurdle Tuesday at the Civic Design Review Committee, the group that considers the public realm impacts of large projects in Philadelphia. The building, a 20-story…

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SEPTA seeks QuietRide feedback

SEPTA's QuietRide policy is approaching four-years-old, and it's time for another QuietRide survey to check in on the fledgling program. SEPTA's customer service team is asking QuietRide passengers to give their…

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