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Recovery.gov website now active

Recovery.gov As many of you already know, the Obama administration has launched Recovery.gov, a new website that President Obama says will allow citizens can track every dollar spent and every…

Facebook group for fallen police officer Pawlowski surpasses 14,000 members

Updated 1:30 p.m. 2/18/09 By Christopher Wink Nearly 14,500 people have joined a Facebook group dedicated to Philadelphia Police Officer John Pawlowski, who was gunned down after responding to a…

    • Reiger tombstones in the graveyard of Trinity Oxford Church near Burholme, where black and white residents were buried together in the 18th century.

Northeast Times: The history of black communities in the NEast

Last week's Northeast Times featured the first in a cool three-part series on the history of black communities in the Northeast for Black History Month. There has always been a…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: NY Times needs a geography lesson

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 Woodlands

Woodlands and beyond

The Woodlands Mansion, in 1809 by William Birch from the Print and Picture (Castner) Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia Feb. 17 Hamilton’s connection with the University of Pennsylvania During the 18th…

    • The Woodlands

The Woodlands, then and now

Watch the video Read a related story Feb. 17By Brandon GollottiFor PlanPhillyTo Philadelphians who have spent time around University City, The Woodlands, at the southeastern tip of West…

Infrastructure Fact Sheet for economic stimulus package

Overview: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Infrastructure Fact Sheet As reported on Philebrity today, the White House made a lot of detailed information public regarding the stimulus plan, also known as…

    • Planetizen

PlanPhilly a Top 10 Planetizen website

Feb. 17 PlanPhilly has been selected by Planetizen as one of the 10 best planning, design, and development websites for 2009, representing some of the top online resources for those interested…

    • Zoning Code Commission

PCPC hears about transit and hotel plans

Feb. 17By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Executive Director Alan Greenberger commenced Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission by confirming that the originally scheduled discussion of plans…

The Northeast's only money from the federal stiumulus plan isn't in the Northeast

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=3899+Richmond+Street,+Philadelphia&sll=40.016506,-75.085952&sspn=0.007954,0.019312&g=4643+Penn+St,+Philadelphia,+PA+19124&ie=UTF8&ll=40.001123,-75.080996&spn=0.015913,0.054932&z=14&output=embed&s=AARTsJpBMywbkV7cKQAbO6U703F2jTtcNQ&w=450&h=300] By Christopher Wink Local governments across the country have anxiously awaited the influx of federal dollars as part of the Obama administration's nearly $1 trillion stimulus plan. In the…

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Community mass for Officer Pawlowski

By Shannon McDonald There will be a community mass for fallen police officer John Pawlowski tonight at St. Anselm's Church in Parkwood at 7:30 p.m. Officer Pawlowski responded to a call…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: St. Dom's ain't in Frankford

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…

    • Jack Kelly

The Trial of a NEaster, sorta

    • Mayor Joseph Riley

Meet Joe Riley, a man with a message

Previous MICD coverage Feb. 15By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyWhen people say that Charleston, S.C. Mayor Joe Riley presided over the re-birth and re-design of his city for more…

Happy Valentine's Day from NEast Mag

Happy Valentine's Day. What are you doing to celebrate with your love? Let us know below in the comments. We can share your suggestions. Did you get a chance to read…

Review of last night's budget workshop in Upper Holmesburg

WHYY has a great review of last night's budget workshop held at St. Dom's. Except for one thing. Chris Satullo, former editorial page editor of the Inquirer, said St. Dom's, located…

Mayfair 'Idol' to Philly Mag: not looking for overnight success

The details remain sketchy, but Mayfair-native Joanna Pacitti was booted off American Idol after the 23-year-old made it to the semifinals on Tuesday. Dubbed "the Ringer" because of past, professional music-industry…

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Wildwood boat show cancelled

By Shannon McDonald The Wildwood Boat Show and Fishing Expo is the latest victim of the poor economy. The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce announced yesterday that the April show would…

    • Joanna Pacitti of Mayfair has been disqualified from American Idol.

Mayfair 'Idol' disqualified

By Shannon McDonald Joanna Pacitti, a Mayfair resident and America Idol contestant, has been deemed ineligible to continue in the reality show following rumors linking Pacitti with executives at 19 Management,…

    • Andy Altman

City says SugarHouse is dragging its feet

Feb. 13Previous coverageRead Altman Affidavit By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyIn a meeting held late last week, Mayor Michael Nutter told HSP Gaming Chairman Neil Bluhm and other…

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