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    • Walking the Line, Photo by Melon Images
    • Abandoned Storefront, 35th and Fairmount, Mantua | Theresa Stigale
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January 8: West Philly Promise Zone | 20 schools get bids | Columbus Square redesign | Demolition for Pennsport church turned temple

Happy Wednesday, Streeters. Let’s be thankful for today’s sunshine and promise of double-digit temperatures after yesterday's freeze, even though this morning it feels like -3˚. Here's what's making news…

    • Ice blasters, snowy tarmac, Philadelphia International Airport | Theresa Stigale
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January 7: Cold troubles transit | Retirees v. squatters on N 27th | Allegheny Ave's battery past | pedestrianize Bainbridge Green | on cheesesteaks

Good morning, Streeters. Even though this polar vortex means it’s downright cold (4°, feeling more like -17 thanks to biting wind, at 8am), public schools are open. Don’t get frostbitten…

    • Hargreaves' three-dimensional model for Penn's Landing
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January 6-10: Eco + Fashion | Penn's Landing plans at DAG | James Timberlake and Marguerite Rodgers | Made in Philadelphia

Happy 2014, Streeters. Here's what's on for this first full week of the new year: RECEPTION: Eco + Fashion Exhibit Wednesday, January 8, 5-7pm. Art Gallery at City Hall, Room 116.…

    • Liberties, Chestnut Street | Theresa Stigale, EOTS Flickr group
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January 6: Land Bank look forward | Clarke's LOVE Park idea would trigger layers of review | Chestnut Street Transitway legacy | Interstate General Media breakup | Philly from above | 2013's lost buildings | 2014 restaurant forecast

Welcome to 2014, dear readers! We’re back at it after an extended holiday break and for this morning’s Buzz we dive back in and catch up on some of what we…

    • The day behind | Convicted Melon
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2013 in Photos: In Motion

This week we've been looking back at 2013 in pictures. We've focused on places, faces, and today's slideshow features the city on the move, as captured by our Eyes on the…

    • 17th and Federal, Point Breeze | Theresa Stigale
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2013 in Photos: Faces

On Monday we featured a slideshow of Philly places as seen by our mighty fine clan of Eyes on the Street Flickr Group contributors, and today we continue our look back at…

    • Abandoned Church | Theresa Stigale
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2013 in Photos: Places

We have an amazing group of photographers who contribute all year long to the Eyes on the Street Flickr Group, and it’s a treat to see how Philadelphia looks through…

    • Mummers Parade, Photo by Shrimpcracker
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December 20 - January 5: Winter solstice celebrations | Ice Pop | Philadelphia History Museum book sale | Washington Crossing | Academy of Natural Sciences all-star week | Mummersfest | Kids' New Year's Eve | Shake Shack-Breakaway bike ride

Hi Eyes on the Street, we've extended this weekend event listing to keep you busy through the New Year. Enjoy! REVEL: Winter Solstice Revelry Friday, December 20. 6:30pm - 9pm. Trinity…

    • Logan commercial corner, Photo by Phillytrax
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December 20: Potential Pa. budget gap | Mayor Nutter's manufacturing report | SEPTA budget, improvement plan | Logan Triangle's past, present, future | Film society reopens The Roxy

Happy Friday, Streeters!  The state could face a budget gap of more than $1 billion in the next fiscal year according to Pa. budget secretary Charles Zogby. Growth of teacher and…

    • Lunch at The Porch
    • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    • 30th Street Station
    • bellringer
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December 16-20: College Night at Waterfront Winterfest | 'A Christmas Story' | Stag and Doe | 'Coltrane's Philadelphia'

This week, get your holiday spirit on and take in the new documentary about John Coltrane. SKATE: College Night at Waterfront Winterfest Monday, December 16, 5pm-12:30am. RiverRink at Penn’s Landing, Market…

    • View at Montgomery, December 2013
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December 16: Homicides down | Change at Wannamaker School site | Cashing in on LOVE Park | Reusing Greater St. Matthew | Bike share's demographic problem | Reimagining Roosevelt Blvd

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. We hope you enjoyed a safe weekend amid the slush and ice – there’s more where that came from overnight. As 2013 winds down,…

    • Fairmount Water Works, Bob Bruhin
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December 13-15: Second Friday on Lancaster Ave | History happy hour | Pennypacker Mills Open House | Fairmount Water Works opera | Zoo Noel

Enjoy your weekend! STROLL Second Friday on Lancaster Ave Friday, December 13. 5pm - 10pm. Lancaster Avenue from 34th Street to 41st Street. This month Lancaster Ave brings you a special…

    • Reading Viaduct shadow, Photo by Phillytrax
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December 13: Council approves land bank | W Hotel gets $33 million subsidy | Gaming Control Board hearings | Rail Park video | Rolling Stone visits Camden

Happy Friday, Streeters! As I'm sure you've heard, it is going to snow this weekend, but the experts are "still thinking" about exactly how much snow will fall. In its…

    • Delaware River from Penn Treaty Park, Photo by Gary Reed
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December 12: PATCO's new cars | Unclear who will pay water-main damages | Council debates development notification | Metal fabricator moving to American St.

Good morning Eyes on the Street! PATCO unveiled the first two of its refurbished commuter rail cars this week. The cars feature brighter colors, higher ceilings, better lighting, digital displays,…

    • The Kelly Leak Gang, Photo by Convicted Melon
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December 11: NBC10 awards nonprofits $100,000 | Bike crash map | PATCO escalator update | Market-Frankford Line fire | Two held until building collapse hearing

Happy Wednesday Streeters! We hope you made it to work safely in the ice and cold.  In partnership with The NBCUniversal Foundation, NBC10 Philadelphia awarded $100,000 to the Bicycle Coalition of…

    • Snow in Rittenhouse Square
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December 10: Snow day | St. Clare's update | Reviving 52nd Street | McGlinchey's history | Essene's next chapter | Farewell Roy

Yes, Streeters, it’s snowing again. Expect 3-7 inches of snow, the heaviest of which will fall between 8am and 10am. So give yourself some extra time to get around and be sure…

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