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    • The 5:05 Express to Norristown arrives at Suburban Station

“Excellent” transportation network driving force behind Philly’s pitch to Amazon

Like nearly every other city in North America, Philadelphia is putting the final touches on its bid to convince Amazon to build its second headquarters here ahead of Thursday’s deadline. The…

    • Bunting House demo on Ridge Avenue.

Planning Commission puts hold on Ridge Ave demolition moratorium

In late September Councilman Curtis Jones introduced a bill that would institute a one-year moratorium on demolitions along Ridge Avenue, a central thoroughfare that runs through Philadelphia’s northwestern neighborhoods. He worries…

    • Ruffin Nichols Memorial AME demolition in progress, August 8, 2013
Eyes on the Street

Decisions loom for some of Philadelphia’s historic sacred places

Buildings constructed as houses of worship have long enriched Philadelphia’s urban landscape, embodying the city’s legacy of art and architecture and adding to a history of religious and ethnic diversity. In…

    • A T-shirt catches the drips from a leaking window frame in a multi-purpose room used by children at Vare Rec Center. | Emma Lee/WHYY

October 18: Train derails in Brewerytown | Maher, Houwzer | Philly TAP'

A CSX freight train derailed near 32nd and W. Thompson Streets in Brewerytown around 7:30am today, NBC reports. No injuries were reported, the cause of the derailment remains under investigation.  CityLab…

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