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Storefront Businesses: Enter the Phlower Power Window Decorating Contest

Calling All Storefront Businesses!Phlower Power Window Decorating Contest The 2010 Philadelphia International Flower Show is looking for entrants for its 15th Annual Phlower Power Window Decorating Contest. "Passport to the…

Inquirer: Delaware River dredging nixed in US budget plan

A long-standing debate over whether to deepen the Delaware River is getting wrapped up in the federal budget. In the spending plan announced Monday by President Barack Obama, there was no…

DVRPC Breaking Ground Conference Registration Now Open

DVRPC Breaking Ground Conference Registration Now Open Breaking Ground: Building Livable Communities in Greater Philadelphia Wednesday, March 17, 2010 -- Union League, Philadelphia PAA one-day workshop designed for local planning…

Cleaner buses can create jobs, improve the environment

From Transportation for America: A new study by Duke University illuminates the fact that thousands of green jobs are waiting to be tapped in transit bus manufacturing — if the…

David Byrne to speak on bicycle advocacy in Philadelphia

A group of diverse people will conduct a panel discussion on the intersection of bicycle advocacy, urban planning and civic responsibility on Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Academy of Natural Sciences.…

Destination Schuylkill River

Destination Schuylkill River is a project of The Schuylkill Project, dedicated to connecting the communities of East Falls and Manayunk to the river through planning, programming and projects. It is a…

Complete the Schuylkill River Trail

Complete the Trail On the Schuylkill, the Complete the Schuylkill River Trail coalition has launched their new website: http://completethetrail.org/. The site includes information about trail segments, the online petition to…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, January 2010

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Newsletter: Winter 2010 The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is dedicated to uniting the region's elected officials, planning professionals and the public with a common vision…

Philadelphia Bike Share Feasibility Study Complete

A message from Bike Share Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Bike Share Feasibility Study is complete. A final draft of the study was delivered to the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities…

Your Opinion is Needed!

Your Opinion is Needed! We would like input from those who have experience with boating, kayaking, fishing or sailing, as well as those who have no experience - but may be…

Take a city murals tour and see the Philadelphia Flower Show!

Murals & Gardens ToursDAILY; SUNDAY FEBRUARY 28 THROUGH SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010 • 10:00 AM$46.00 (INCLUDES TOUR AND ONE-DAY ADMISSION TO THE FLOWER SHOW) As a special offer for…

Would you like to have a community garden installed on your site, free of charge?

Would you like to have a community garden installed on your site, free of charge? Urban Farming (www.urbanfarming.org), a non-profit, is looking for 1-2 sites in our community to…

Forests Blanketed in Snow - A Good Sign for Groundwater Aquifers

UC Review: Forests Blanketed in Snow - A Good Sign for Groundwater Aquifers Winter snowstorms are starting to whiten Pennsylvania and many meteorologists are predicting above-normal snowfall for the state…

Going all the way: The Zero Waste Movement

Going all the way: The Zero Waste Movement A recent move to a rental home has disrupted my personal waste management cycle.  After nearly 30 years of composting household food to…

Can Investing in the Planet sustain business survival?

UC Review: Can Investing in the Planet sustain business survival? The Center for Environmental Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences concluded its series of Town Square Forums called I…

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UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, December 2009

Pennsylvania Planning Association "Vantage Point" A publication of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Planning Association. Biohabitats, Leaf Litter: Winter Solstice 2009 Temperatures and snowflakes are beginning to drop. What better…

First Philadelphia Public Forum on Marcellus Shale Drilling

Both the Delaware River watershed and the Schuylkill River watershed, which combined provide 100% of Philadelphia’s drinking water, are potentially at risk from the toxic chemicals and other hazardous byproducts from…

University City Review profiles Centennial Café in Fairmount Park

University City Review profiles Centennial Café in Fairmount Park Maybe it’s the historical fact that the Centennial Café is housed in the only remaining State House from the 1876 Centennial that…

ECA forum at Friends Center extols energy efficiency and conservation

Weekly Press: ECA forum at Friends Center extols energy efficiency and conservation The word "green" has inherited a new significance in the past several years, advancing its status well beyond…

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