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    • The Gallery

Will The Gallery be a windfall for city?

Jan. 29 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA city agency may find a richer revenue stream if Foxwoods Casino opens at The Gallery at Market East.Here’s how…

Real NEastate: Ready to leave Parkwood?

By Stacey McCarthy Q: I bought my home in Parkwood in 2005 and I am financially ready to move to a bigger home but I am afraid I will not be…

    • Casino-Free Philadelphia

A Casino-Free declaration

Jan. 28 By John DavidsonFor PlanPhilly In one of its more theatrical demonstrations, Casino-Free Philadelphia staged a "Declaration of Independence From Casinos" Tuesday afternoon on Independence Mall, during which a…

FRIDAY: Mayor Nutter to make Penn's Landing announcement

A message from the Penn's Landing Corporation: Mayor Michael A. Nutter invites you to join him at an announcement about the Penn's Landing CorporationJanuary 30 at 10:00 a.m.Independence Seaport…

Mayor calls for Parks and Rec Commission applicants

The City is now accepting applications from those wanting to serve on the new Commission on Parks and Recreation, Mayor Michael Nutter announced today. The Commission was created by referendum this…

    • West Philadelphia's closed bridges

Bridge divide concern in West Philadelphia

Jan. 28By Steven B. UjifusaFor PlanPhillyRobert Cousar, a board member of the East Parkside Community Revitalization Corporation, feels that his neighborhood has been “literally abandoned and forgotten by…

Update: suspect sought in shooting

By Shannon McDonald Police are looking for 26-year-old Troy Townsend, who is believed to have shot a man in Frankford last week. Townsend is wanted for shooting a 23-year-old man seven…

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Discuss Philly's budget with the City

By Shannon McDonald On Thursday, Feb. 12, the City will host a community workshop at St. Dom's to discuss our current budget situation. The mayor's office has partnered with UPenn's Project…

Phanatic at St. Cecilia's

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps/sv?cbp=12,3.0533256499274444,,0,5&cbll=40.076345,-75.081648&panoid=&v=1&hl=en&gl=us&w=425&h=240] By Shannon McDonald The Philly Phanatic paid a visit to St. Cecilia's grade school in Fox Chase yesterday. Mrs. Grogen's third-grade class was honored for being a top participant…

City files to Supremes over special master

City response to SugarHouse request for Special MasterThe City of Philadelphia has asked the State Supreme Court to deny SugarHouse Casino's request for a special master to help move the…

    • Preservation effort in Old City
    • Development future

Design review? "Not so fast"

Jan. 27 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia neighborhood civic organizations and developers, acting independently of one another, contend that the Philadelphia City Planning Commission is not giving them enough…

Boulevard Accident injures one

CBS.com has the full story about a crash at the Boulevard and Woodward (just south of Welsh) early this morning.

Mayfair Civic Association meeting

To all you Mayfair residents: The next civic association meeting will be tonight at 8 p.m. at  the John M. Perzel Community Center at 2990 St. Vincent St.

    • Weave Bridge

Commuting underway on Weave Bridge

Jan. 26 By Brandon GollottiFor PlanPhillyCheck out our current on-site reporting and photo coverage of the progress being made in the construction of the Weave Bridge on the University…

Gunshot victim carjacks elderly man

By Shannon McDonald A man with a gunshot wound to the stomach carjacked an 80-year-old man in Frankford yesterday. Around 3 p.m., a man in his early 20s was shot in…

Food For Thought: You Zen

By Donna Ward One of The NEast's best-kept secrets is You Zen, a fabulous authentic Japanese restaurant and sushi bar  at 2455 Grant Avenue. I was surprised at how amazing and…

    • South Philadelphia Gold Star playground

A Gold Star for coming out on a frigid night

Watch the video Jan. 23By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Editor’s note: With the intention of expanding our coverage in 2009, PlanPhilly will be attending small and mid-size community meetings…

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