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    • E. Logan preservation

Sense of Place conference hits home

Learn about proposal to rehab 6 vacant units on West Tioga Street for low-moderate home ownership May 16  By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly A 19th-century industrial village in the Northeast.…

Frankford man killed in front of family

By Shannon McDonald Richard Pearson, 40 and a father of four, was parking his car outside his home on the 1100-block of Overington Street in Frankford when he was killed. Pearson's…

Armed robbery at Welsh and the Boulevard

By Shannon McDonald A person became the victim of an armed robbery Wednesday morning at a Bank of America near Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. The robbery occurred around 11:30 a.m.…

Water main break at Academy and Red Lion

By Shannon McDonald Parts of Academy and Red Lion roads were closed yesterday following a 20-inch water main break near the busy intersection around 11 a.m. A water department employee was…

Help RecycleNOW's commercial recycling campaign

From this week's Next Great City newsletter: RecycleNOW Philadelphia is currently focusing on bringing commercial buildings and apartments into compliance and enforcing the commercial recycling regulations. The City of Philadelphia’s commercial…

Changing Skyline: A nonconformist's development coup

Changing Skyline: A nonconformist's development coup Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron comments on the Piazza at Schmidt's, the latest project of Northern Liberties developer Bart Blatstein.  The Piazza includes a…

Attacks spur parents to action

By Patrick P. McNally The Home and School Association of St. Martha’s Parish changed its agenda Wednesday night in response to recent assaults on students of both the grade school and…

Food for Thought: China Buddha Inn

By Donna Ward China Buddha Inn is located within Franklin Mills Mall at 1920 Franklin Mills Drive. I know what you’re thinking: “a mall restaurant.” But China Buddha was full of…

    • Future of Cities conference

It's our time, let's seize it

May 15 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly  “Philadelphia Works.” That was the suggested take-away – with a capital W – for the media from Mayor Michael Nutter Thursday evening. He…

    • CDAG meeting

A sense of urgency at CDAG

May 14, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMembers of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group will next week urge the City Planning Commission to approve a zoning plan for the…

Norris Square Community Parade with Spiral Q

PRESS RELEASEContact: Tracy Broyles, Executive DirectorT: 215-222.6979 (w) 215-779-1147(c)tbroyles@spiralq.org               Norris Square Residents Embrace Innovative Collaboration to Celebrate Community, Create ParadePhiladelphia, PA - On Friday,…

Gunmen shoot up Frankford home

By Shannon McDonald Four gunmen opened fired on a house on the 5200-block of Hawthorne Street in Frankford around 2:45 this morning. They aimed for the front door and windows of…

Tonight at the Pennypack Concert Series: Mike LeCompt

By Shannon McDonald Father Judge grad Mike LeCompt will play Pennypack Park's Summer Music Festival tonight at 7 p.m. Don't forget your chairs, blankets, snacks and bugspray. This will be the…

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Real NEastate: What to do before selling

Q: This summer, after 32 years, we are selling our Bustleton home. What do we need to do to get ready? A: Start Packing! You'll be moving anyway, so why not get a head…

Phila. Business Journal: Brandywine moving ahead at 30th St. Post Office, Cira South

By Natalie KostelniPhiladelphia Business Journal Brandywine Realty Trust has lined up forward financing for the redevelopment of the 30th Street Post Office and Cira South garage projects in the University…

    • VP Biden and Green Jobs confab

Noting the success of Philly's green scene

Delegation checks out Penn project earlier this year / AP photo By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyPhiladelphia, which has emerged as a model for post-industrial cities in terms of water…

    • Stamper Square

Stamper Square bill moves to full council

May 13 Previous coverage By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyAdd another footnote, if not exactly a chapter, to the ongoing saga of Stamper Square.The Society Hill Civic Association claims…

    • Zoning Code Commission

ZCC hears about complexity of rezoning

May 13 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyShould Philadelphia employ incentive or “bonus” systems for developers within the Zoning Code that is now being re-written?That was on the minds…

Bill requiring new buildings to include bicycle racks heads to Council

New Philadelphia buildings may soon be required to provide parking for bicycles. City Council's Rules Committee Wednesday passed legislation that would not only require bike racks, but would allow developers to…

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