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The Parent Trap: the view is sweet from the front seat

It would be nice if our children had the same likes and dislikes as we do. But as we all know, that is not the case. Parents have to cross over…

    • Lights on South Broad

Investing in downtown during downturn

April 14By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly There's no doubt the recession has hit home, said Center City District President and CEO Paul Levy – but Philadelphia hasn't been walloped…

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Saving the Carnegie Libraries

Haddington BranchApril 14By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly The Philadelphia Historical Commission will hear a nomination on April 16 of four Carnegie Libraries to the historical register, a rare case…

Get ready for the Mayfair May Fair

By Shannon McDonald It's just a month away. The second-annual Mayfair May Fair, sponsored by the Mayfair Business Association, with help from the Mayfair Civic Association and Mayfair Community Development…

See construction webcam for Pittsburgh casino, parking garage

Though construction stalled in late 2008, work has resumed in recent months on The Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh's North Shore district.  Its 9-story parking garage was completed in January 2009. Check…

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Center City Greenway

st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } A feasibility study on a potential Center City Greenway done for The Pennsylvania Environmental Council will soon be wrapping up. A final comment period, to receive any suggestions, or…

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Philadelphia Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan

April 13By Steven B. UjifusaFor PlanPhillyPhiladelphia is one of a few large American cities where a significant segment of the population can live without a car. It’s a…

NEast History: Frankford Friends in 1960

Every Friday, NEastPhilly.com will bring you NEast History, a historical photograph, story or account from the storied past of Northeast Philadelphia. See others here. Here on Sept. 21, 1960,…

Next week at NEastPhilly: exclusive interview with Dan McCaffery

By Shannon McDonald This week we brought you Dan McElhatton, Democratic candidate for District Attorney. He outlined some of his plan for office, gave us an overview of his time…

NEast Roundup

Here's what happend this week in the NEast, in case you missed it... TB scare at Northeast High Group of teens arrested for assault and robbery in Mayfair Bucks County police…

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A Woman's View: strip clubs

By Donna Ward Strip clubs and the people who attend their shows have been around since the dawn of time. Some women hate them, while others don’t mind or support their…

CDAG, landowners want more riverfront talks

April 9, 2009By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Council who recently met with riverfront property owners told the rest of CDAG that some…

Next Great City: Tell PCPC You Support the Civic Vision for the Central Delaware

Penn Future and the Next Great City Campaign is continuing in its efforts to create a continuous greenway and trail system around Philadelphia’s waterways.  As a key milestone in that campaign,…

Center for Architecture Announces "Building Philadelphia Lecture Series"

Philadelphia Center for Architecture Announces "Building Philadelphia Lecture Series" First Lecture is Tuesday, April 14! Building Philadelphia is a 10-part lecture series covering a broad range of topics relating to Philadelphia's…

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Preservation Row: Church of the Assumption

An AIDS organization wants to replace the church with parking. Preservationists say the building is too important historically, architecturally to lose. The Church of the Assumption. Photo by Andrew Palewski. April 9,…

Northeast High School students test positive for tuberculosis

At least 14 students at Northeast High School have tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis, according to 6ABC. Many of those students were found to have come in contact with…

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The growth of Drexel University

Rendering in Drexel's 2007 plan. April 08, 2009By Brandon GollottiFor PlanPhillyDrexel University was near bankruptcy when the late Constantine Papadakis became president in 1995. But Papadakis thought the…

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Become a PennFuture volunteer

A message from PennFuture President Jan Jarett: PennFuture has had a remarkable record of success but none of that success would have happened without your continued involvement and that our other…

Inquirer: $65 million crescendo for Curtis

Inquirer: $65 million crescendo for Curtis Check out Peter Dobrin's article on the Locust Street expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, including a 10-story new building. Demolition is expected…

Editorial: Slots plan still flawed

Editorial: Slots plan still flawed Check out this editorial from Wednesday's Philadelphia Inquirer on the proposed redesign of SugarHouse Casino endorsed by Mayor Nutter.

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