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    • Jane Golden, founder of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, says project will be vehicle for economic and community development

Mural Arts Program launches public art project in Manayunk

The Mural Arts Program has chosen Manayunk as a "public arts district," where a large amount of works, which could include murals, light and sound More »

    • The Manayunk Canal dredging project is scheduled to be complete by late 2012.

Dredging plans for Manayunk Canal move forward

If nature had its way, the Manayunk Canal would eventually turn into wetlands. To keep that from happening, the city's Department of Parks Recreation will begin dredging the waterway in 2012.…

    • Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno wants to build a literary arts center in Mt. Airy.

Knight Arts Challenge's shortlist includes plan for literary arts center in NW Philly

Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno's plan to open a literary arts center in Mt. Airy, though itself a rosy idea, sprouted from unspeakable tragedy. In 2003, Bonanno's daughter, Leidy, a 21-year-old, ...  …

    • Mt. Airy Business Improvement District moves to beautify Germantown Ave

Mt. Airy Business Improvement District moves to beautify Germantown Ave

By mid-year, the Mt. Airy business district should look a bit spiffier. Two new projects funded by the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District (BID) — the "Clean and Green" program and…

    • Historic face-lift in Blue Bell Hill

Historic face-lift in Blue Bell Hill

As you’re waxing up the snowboard or dusting off your floppy flyer, you may have noticed construction going on at the top of Tommy’s Hill. More »

    • (Photo: Jimmy Viola/For NewsWorks)

Zoning: Oak Lane Diner illegal

On Tuesday, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission declined to take action on a bill legalizing Oak Lane Diner, which was built without a permit. It was the second bill of its…

    • Debating signs and closing times in Manayunk

Debating signs and closing times in Manayunk

On Wednesday, the Manayunk Neighborhood Council exerted its sway over both a versed corporate lawyer and a comparatively unfledged small-business owner. Two zoning issues were up for debate at the monthly…

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