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    • Off the Beaten Path

Salting to avoid an icy night? Choose your deicer wisely

Today’s wintry mix will turn to ice as temperatures drop tonight, which means it’s time to clear and treat your sidewalk so it doesn’t become treacherous to traverse. But you might…

    • Christoper Columbus statue, Marconi Plaza, | Department of Records, 1959 -

German churches and South Philly sites headed for historic designation

At the first meeting of the year for the Philadelphia Historical Commission’s Committee on Historic Designation, one object and seven properties were recommended for listing in the local register of historic…

    • Bikes in Copenhagen | Ashley Hahn
    • Little Pete's | Rob Lybeck, EOTS Flickr Group

January 9: Hunting Park scrap yard frustration | Knights Crossing in Camden | Vanishing Philly

Welcome to the working week, readers. We've got a cold start to the week and the city has a Code Blue in effect through Tuesday. If you see someone experiencing homelessness…

    • 5th Street Tunnel
    • Pennovation Center coworking zone, August 2016

January 5: $26m drop in cigarette tax revenue projected | Trolley crash | Coworking guide

The Controller’s office projects that Philly’s cigarette tax revenue will bring in $26 million less than anticipated this fiscal year, reports Anna Orso. “The figures could mean two things, both of…

    • Light masts on North Broad (Brad Larrison for NewsWorks)

January 4: North Poles redo | Residential solar challenges | 1900 Market's digital band

Who will upgrade and maintain the North Poles, the light masts stretching up thon North Broad Street for 2.5 miles? Curbed reports that an RFP offered by North Broad Renaissance…

    • Society Hill Playhouse demolition, September 2016

January 3: Peace Park + empowering design | 2016's lost buildings | Philly's ancient budget software

Happy New Year, dear readers. We begin 2017 so grateful to everyone who donated to support PlanPhilly last month. We raised more than $20,000 thanks to your generosity. North Philly Peace…

    • Lee Cultural Center | Emma Lee / WHYY
Eyes on the Street

2016 Rewind: Cheers and Jeers

Before 2016 is totally in the rearview mirror, it’s time to hand out darts and laurels, my annual list of cheers and jeers. Cheers go to all of you, dear readers.…

    • 2400 block of Oxford Street, demolition underway. February, 2016 | Emma Lee/WHYY

2016 Rewind: 15 stories we hope you didn't miss

This week we’re looking back at the year that was through our stories. In 2016 PlanPhilly published more than 700 pieces. (How many did you read? If you read…

    • Jan Gehl

2016 Rewind: Five people who shaped our thinking

This week we’re doing our morning roundups a little differently. We’re looking back at the year that was through our stories. In 2016 PlanPhilly published more than 700 pieces. (H…

    • Rendering of the new entrance to reopened tunnel between 30th Street Station and SEPTA's subway and trolley station

2016 Rewind: Top 10 most-read stories

This year PlanPhilly published more than 700 articles - how many did you read? If you read PlanPhilly regularly, please consider supporting our work by making a year-end, tax-deductible donation. …

    • Powel Elementary School (file) | Kimberly Paynter / WHYY

December 21: $6 million to Promise Zone schools | Inside Divine Lorraine | Trusting Trump's infrastructure plan

We published more than 700 articles this year – how many did you read? We ask you, dear reader, to put a value on the public service journalism we provide you…

    • Mummers Parade, Photo by Shrimpcracker

December 20: Valid soda tax | Diversifying Mummery | climate data hoarding

We’ve published more than 700 articles this year. How many did you read? If you use PlanPhilly, help support it. We’ve got a little more than $10,000 to raise this month…

    • Locust Street, east from 13th, 1959 | Department of Records via

December 19: Lead dust | DNC supporting literacy program | The Lincoln and life on Locust

It’s a season of giving, and as you think about contributing to organizations important to you we ask that you add PlanPhilly to your list. We’re halfway to our goal of…

    • Sunset on the Reading Viaduct | Bob Bruhin

December 16: Reopening Vaux High School | DIY bike lane | Conservatorship for Willow steam plant

If you read PlanPhilly how about contributing to support our work? It’s halfway through December and we are halfway to our goal of raising $25,000 this month. Already members of our…

    • Sing me one of them pretty songs | Al BeFranke

December 15: Sanctuary history | 10,000 green jobs check-in | Stubbornly white neighborhoods

December is halfway done and PlanPhilly needs your help if we’re going to raise $25,000 this month from readers like you to support our journalism. We’ve raised a little more than…

    • Moving On. | Julia Rowe, EOTS Flickr Group

December 14: Modeling vacant and dangerous buildings | Penny-ante preservation | Internet for 80 rec centers

Reader, can you spare a dime? We’re trying to raise $25,000 from 400 readers this month to support our journalism. Already 80 people have made tax-deductible gifts ranging from $5 to…

    • Skyline beyond Navy Yard | Ashley Hahn/PlanPhilly

December 13: Slime politics | Inside 205 Race | Natural gas plant for Navy Yard

Is PlanPhilly a part of your daily routine? If so, please consider giving what you can to support our public service journalism. We’re trying to raise $25,000 from 400 readers…

    • Sing me one of them pretty songs | Al BeFranke

December 12: Conestoga rebuilt | Frat house conversion | West Philly High water

Read PlanPhilly often? What’s it worth to you? This month we’re trying to raise $25,000 from 400 readers, and already more than 70 people have made tax-deductible gifts ranging from $5…

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