• 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.

Love Note #147: A love story by Jackie Chipotle featuring the Passyunk Fountain

Today Eyes on the Street brings another installation in our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this love story starring Passyunk Avenue's Singing…

Feb 7: Brady's casino hearing | Complete Streets Handbook | Benefits of walking to school | Another voice in school closures

Good morning Streeters, looks like we might get some sun today before the nor’easter hits. This afternoon City Council will…

South Philly group battles ongoing litter problem

Philadelphians might not like to admit it, but our city is trashy. Philly has a serious litter problem, and cleaning up…

Feb 6: Corbett announces more funding | Philly keeps shrugging | Less pollution, less money | Rain barrels get splash of color

Good morning Streeters. We have a little morning buzz for you this Wednesday.  Yesterday Governor Corbett gave his much anticipated 2013-2014…

Condominiums Create Controversy on Thompson Street

As the development pressure from Northern Liberties and Fishtown expands, vacant parcels in South and East Kensington are being scooped up…

Feb 5: confronting tax-delinquency | Blatstein owed taxes | Perelman's $25 million gift | Founder's Bell silent | inside Passyunk Post | Sustainability Workshop and Fresh Direct

Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here's what's making news this morning: At PlanPhilly, we’ve spent a lot of time focused on…

More Park, Less Way unveiled

Questions about how the Benjamin Franklin Parkway can be a more urban, lively place have puzzled planners, politicians, and residents for…

Feb 4: Blatstein casino update | Bakers Centre ShopRite job access | Overbrook parish merger | St. Bonaventure's grim future | Pittsburgh-Harrisburg Amtrak jeopardized

Good morning, and welcome to the working week. Enjoy the sunny, albeit chilly, morning: The skies are going to cloud up…

Fairmount Civic Association votes in favor of the proposed Fairmount Bike Lane

The Fairmount Civic Association voted by in favor of the proposed Fairmount Bike Lane at the group's meeting Thursday night.  The…

Feb 1-3: Year of the Snake | Dickens' birthday | Print Love-In

Chinese New Year Celebration Saturday, February 2nd, 11am - 4pm, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street. Celebrate the Year of the Snake…

Feb 1: Parkway shifts | recycling construction debris | SEPTA's rail messaging | Philly short on patents | Bicentennial Bell removed

Good morning and welcome to February. Here’s your Friday morning Buzz: On Monday an action plan for the Benjamin Franklin Parkway…

Call for Parklets

Lowly in-street parking spaces across the city are slowly being put to a higher purpose as public spaces. These parklets -…

Philadelphia2035: Game On

Who says city planning can't be fun and games? On Monday the Planning Commisison launched Philadelphia2035: The Game, introducing a…

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