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    • Front and Girard | Theresa Stigale, EOTS Flickr Group
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June 16: SEPTA's brief strike, overnite subway service | Affordable housing funds | Lancaster Avenue Redevelopment Corp's unraveling | Mander Rec cleanup | National Archives move irks

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Here goes:  SEPTA’s regional rail workers struck in the wee hours of Saturday morning, but it was brief. By early Sunday service on SEPTA’s 13…

    • Regional Rail Paoli/Thorndale
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June 13: SEPTA regional rail strike likely, plans | Broad Street Line WiFi | Difference maker: Amy Laura Cahn | Renaming 30th Street Station

Happy Friday the 13th folks. Fair warning: Drexel’s commencement ceremonies are today, so be forewarned if you are in that neck of the woods today. A federal mediator will try to…

    • Route 36 trolley
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June 12: Toms on PA's environment | L+I's demolition budget raided | pre-SEPTA | Taming 10th/Reed/Passyunk

Good morning, Streeters. Here's what we're reading: The Toms, Corbett and Wolf, offered differing views of Pennsylvania’s environment in Philly last night, the Daily News reports. Governor Corbett defended his…

    • Melrose Diner | David Swift, EOTS Flickr group
    • Curtis Publishing Company | Michael Klusek
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June 10: Real Estate Roundup: Curtis Center sells for $125m | Oxford Mills opens | University City Innovation District | Divine Lorraine Hotel | Shirt/Suit Corner redux | Weinstein bid on Germantown schools

Good morning Streeters. Here's a real estate news roundup to start your Tuesday right:  The Curtis Center sold for $125 million, and will be converted from all offices to a…

    • 13-star flag
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June 9-15: Planning, Historical commission meetings | Rocky | 30th St Craft Market | Lancaster Ave 2nd Friday | Vendys | Stars and Stripes | Wissahickon Fishing

Here's what's on tap this week: PLAN: Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday, June 10, 1-4pm. 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029. Among the issues the Planning Commission will discuss this month: the…

    • Mail delivery in the jungle | Michael Klusek
    • Girard El Stop at Night, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
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June 6: Push to donate building collapse site | SEPTA engineers authorize strike | 24-hour MFL, BSL begins next week | Neighborhood Bike Works $100,000 | Manayunk Bridge progress | Delaware Ave Extension website

Yesterday, at a gathering to remember those lost and injured in the fatal Center City building collapse one year ago, those impacted by the collapse called on Richard Basciano, the real-estate…

    • Schuylkill River as an
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DAGspace: Envisioning Schuylkill Banks and the Lower Schuylkill River

In a new DAGspace column, architect Sean O’Rourke challenges us to think about the Schuylkill River itself as we envision the redevelopment of this vital swath through the center of Philadelphia. …

    • Philadelphia Bike Share
    • Big Smile | Michael Klusek
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June 4: Divine Lorraine work | Council not moving on PGW sale | Farewell Zack Stalberg | Life on Myrtlewood | L+I not L&I | Port Richmond Trail use

Happy Wednesday, Streeters. Here's what we're reading:  Naked Philly noticed work actually happening at the Divine Lorraine. Power washing is a start. Pinch us. City Council is certainly busy with…

    • Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Race Street Pier, May 2014
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June 3: PA and carbon emissions cap | Delaware River toll discounts | 22nd and Market memorial overkill | Bill Green on SRC's budget refusal | No scrap for Whitman

Good morning Streeters. Here's what's catching our attention: New EPA rules for reducing carbon emissions announced yesterday are geared at curbing climate change and improving public health. How will Pennsylvania meet…

    • Italian Fountain
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June 2- 8: Preservation awards | Design Advocacy Group | 22nd and Market ceremony | Strawberry Fest | Schuylkill Shindig | Pride Day

From fundraisers to memorials, rainbows to strawberries, here's what's on tap this week:  Honor: Preservation Achievement Awards Wednesday, June 4, 5-8pm. Union League, 140 South Broad Street. Help the Preservation Alliance…

    • citizens planning institute
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Citizens Planning Institute leads RCO workshops this month

Want more say over how development happens in your neighborhood? The Citizens Planning Institute is holding two free workshops for Registered Community Organizations (RCO). RCOs are groups recognized by the city…

    • A Plain Ole Ben | Al BeFranke
    • Shawmont Station, Photo by Gary Reed
    • Hawthorne Hall, Hidden City Festival
    • Rail Yards beyond 30th Street Station
    • The Corner | David Swift, EOTS Flickr Group
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May 27-June 1: Civic Design Review | Gray Area cards | Wall Ball | Funeral for a Home | Roots Picnic | Philly Cycling Classic

Welcome to unofficial summer, Streeters. Devoted readers might notice that we're rolling our events picks into one post per week now - week and weekend inclusive. Here's what's ahead this week:…

    • Fireworks seen from Penn's Landing
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May 23-26: PHAIR at The Oval | Picnic at the Pier | Destination Frankford reception | Longwood Garden fireworks | City Hall to City Hall tour | Memorial Dei picnic

Happy Memorial Day Weekend, Eyes on the Street! If you're staying in Philly, here are a few events to choose from.   SHOP: PHAIR Open Air Market Friday, May 23, 5pm…

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