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Half-demolished church at 11th and Mt. Vernon awaiting zoning approvals

Nobody in Philadelphia is ever going to build anything like the old stone Church of the Nativity at 11th and Mt. Vernon streets again. It’s a combination of design and materials…

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Councilman O'Neill's amendments hit community gardens

Less than six months after the City's new zoning code went into effect, giving community and market gardens a defined space within the city’s code for the first time, Councilman Brian…

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New - and reused - recommendations for West Market Street

A new Philadelphia City Planning Commission report finds that mixed-use development centered around transit stops, replacing large surface parking lots with more active uses and the relocation of some city services…

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Grey Lodge named one of America's 100 best beer bars

Homebrewing might be popular, but there's still plenty of space in people's hearts for good old-fashioned bars. And Draft magazine is celebrating them. The magazine came out with its list of…

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Park & Recreation Commission hears Temple Boathouse testimony

The Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commission hosted a packed house Wednesday evening at Lloyd Hall, turning over its bimonthly meeting to the hearing of testimony regarding a proposed boathouse to be…

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Planning Commission OKs rezoning of 67-acre waterfront parcel in Bridesburg

Back in 2007, a 67-acre plot of mostly vacant waterfront property on the Delaware River in Bridesburg was remapped from industrial zoning to Waterfront Redevelopment zoning for a proposed 720-unit housing…

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Be the bigger vehicle

Community Contributor Nicholas Mirra calls for civility on our contested streets. Be the Bigger Vehicle By Nicholas Mirra Philadelphia is engaged in an active conversation about bicycles, vehicles, and streets. It…

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FBI seeks Bustleton bank robber

The Philadelphia Police and the FBI are searching for the man who robbed the First Niagara Bank at 9869 Bustleton Ave. in Bustleton Jan. 10. Just before 11 a.m. that morning,…

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Jan 17: Transportation roundup: SEPTA funding crisis | Corbett's transpo funding plan | University Ave Bridge open | DRPA toll/fare study | vintage street signage

Good morning! It’s going to be another gloomy, chilly day today, and there is small chance of snow overnight. (Remember snow?) For today’s Buzz, here’s a transportation news roundup: At budget…

Witness in priest sex-abuse trial: I was molested

A 24-year-old former Northeast Philadelphia resident on Tuesday pointed to the two men he said molested him when he was 10 and 11 years old and said that abuse changed him…

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