• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

August 9-11: Fantastic Fridays | Ghostbusters | PA Dutch Festival | SE Asian Dragon Boat Festival | Bug Fest

This weekend is made for taking in an outdoor movie or concert, getting close to a dragon (boat) or bugs, and…

August 9: First day of school could be delayed | Home2 Suites, worst new building in city | Mantua collapse | Q&A with Nic Esposito | Regional Rail schedules change

Happy Friday, Streeters. Pay no attention to today’s humid gloom: the weekend promises to be beautiful. Here’s what’s buzzing this morning:…

August 14: PhillyRising Conference

In neighborhoods from Swampoodle to Point Breeze, PhillyRising Collaborative is helping neighbors improve their communities and combat crime by marshaling the…

Fresh glow for Schuylkill crossings

The glorious clusters of globe lights installed on the Market Street Bridge to honor the new millennium are fully illuminated once…

August 6: No new money for schools | Philly as DNC host? | 311 system upgrades | Cedar Park neighbor survey | too many eagles

Happy Tuesday, StreetersToday is the August Civic Design Review meeting, which will review three projects: Brandywine’s proposal for 1919…

Greening initiative at Lea School gets boost from Water Department, PECO

This summer the Philadelphia Water Department and PECO committed significant green (read: financial support) to the West Philly Coalition for Neighborhood…

August 5: Germantown-King football and beyond | Pennsport's missing elementary schools | Mother Bethel AME cemetery | Energy benchmarking ahead | PGW RFQ released

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. August is off to a beautiful start and the next few days should continue that…

Staycation: Rosenbach Museum & Library Hands-On Tour

If you’re not the outdoorsy, sun-worshiping type, chances are you’re spending the dog days of summer searching for shade, hiding in…

Breathing easy? DVRPC survey asks about regional air quality

Is your air safe to breathe? Do the words "Code Orange" mean anything to you? Do you make choices that take…

August 1: Comcast earnings jump | Pa. Turnpike, I-95 connector begins | School district cancels public meetings | $3 million goes to two Philly schools | Temple beats fundraising record | Franklin Square celebrates

Good morning and a happy August, Eyes on the Street!  Comcast Corp. reported strong quarterly results that wowed Wall Street on…

Grays Ferry Crescent Skatepark opens for skating

Under the Grays Ferry Avenue Bridge the sound of heavy traffic on the decking above echoes, and now the slaps of…

July 31: Before the Daly explosion | PICA delays vote | sprayground praise | Words on Wheels | W. Rockland successes, struggles

It’s the last day of July, Streeters. Let's make it a good one. The exact cause of Monday’s natural gas explosion…

Snap the Schuylkill

If you're a Schuylkill shutterbug, it's time to share your pictures of sunning turtles, families fishing, kayak trips, even that glass…

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