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    • Wayne Station repair

How SEPTA is spreading stimulus dollars

Wayne Station renovation June 25By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyWASHINGTON — In an occasionally testy hearing ostensibly about the federal stimulus package, SEPTA general manager Joseph M. Casey and top transportation…

Food For Thought: Blue Ox Bistro

View Larger Map By Donna Ward This very casual and informal bistro, located at 7980 Oxford Ave., serves both American and German cuisine. The Blue Ox is a wonderful restaurant and…

    • ULI conference

A day of taking stock of built environment

June 25 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMore than 450 architects, developers, planners, investors, economists and other folks interested in the built environment gathered at the  Union League Thursday for…

Weekly Press: Schuylkill River Trail Initiative moves forward

Weekly Press: Schuylkill River Trail Initiative moves forward Van Stone reports on a public hearing held last Friday by the state Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation…

Free Kayaking Program Annouced at Penn's Landing

MAYOR NUTTER TO ANNOUNCE NEW FREE KAYAK PROGRAM AT PENN’S LANDING WHEN:    Sunday June 27, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.WHERE:  Penn’s Landing Marina Along the quay near the docks…

Congress activity on transportation, climate change, green infrastructure

From the June 23 issue of the American Planning Association Advocate: House Committee Introduces Transportation Authorization BillOBAMA ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES 18-MONTH EXTENSIONWith SAFETEA-LU set to expire in September, Congress…

Tonight at the Pennypack Park Concert Series: Tina Turner

By Shannon McDonald Simply the Best, a tribute to Tina Turner, will play Pennypack Park’s Summer Music Festival tonight at 7 p.m. Don’t forget your chairs, blankets, snacks and bugspray. Next…

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Real NEastate: dual agency relationship

Q: I called a real estate agent on a sale sign, and he showed me the house. He asked me to sign a paper and said that he is a "dual agent." It sounded scary to…

    • PECO's new green roof

Plain topsides should be green with envy

st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } June 24By Henry SteinbergFor PlanPhillyTuesday night, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society unveiled PECO’s Green Initiative and hosted a tour of the company’s massive, new green roof. The…

    • Sidney Hillman Center

Hillman Center's demise will signal larger problem with architectural legacy here

June 24 To: Editor, PlanPhillyRe: Proposed demolition of Hillman Medical CenterOPINION / By Frank MateroThe Philadelphia Historical Commission’s approved demolition of the Sidney Hillman Medical Center highlights the…

    • SugarHouse designs

Tough timeline for SugarHouse

June 24 Previous coverage By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyAt a special session of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission on Wednesday, an amended plan of development for the SugarHouse casino…

    • SugarHouse designs

A momentous PCPC session

June 24 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyAs the Philadelphia City Planning Commission conducted today’s 1 p.m. special session – to publicly re-examine and approve the SugarHouse Casino plan of…

The Parent Trap: "Parking Wars" with the kids in tow

I can’t help it – I like Garfield. Faithful viewers of the A&E cable television series Parking Wars know of whom I speak. Garfield is one of the many interesting and…

    • Market Street planning

What Market St. East could be

June 23 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe lead architect of the city's plan to revitalize the Market East corridor gave the public a second look at his still-in-draft-form vision…

    • Casino presentation

Common Cause takes on the "payout"

June 23 By Matt GolasFor PlanPhilly In light of the (at least) $16.7 million politicians in Pennsylvania have received from the gaming industry, lawyers and lobbyists since 2001, a consortium…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: there's nothing Northeast about Hunting Park

Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to do something about…

    • The late Rev. John McDevitt, courtesy of the Philadelphia Inquirer

Deceased Father Judge, North Catholic teacher accused of abuse

By Shannon McDonald The late Rev. John M. McDevitt, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, has been accused of sexually abusing Richard Green, the nephew of a former New York…

    • Federal highway funding

Congress takes lead in transit funding relief

Chart courtesy of A Better Way to Go, a USPIRG Education Fund report published in March 2008 June 22 By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhilly President Obama has steered billions of dollars…

Apply for studio space in new Crane Arts building

A message from Crane Arts LLC: Crane Arts is considering opening another studio building and would like your feedback. We want to design around the demand for the space. The…

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