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    • Third Street in Northern Liberties. | Emma Lee/WHYY

Pew: Four percent of Philadelphia census tracts gentrified from 2000-2014

How much gentrification is really taking place in Philadelphia, and how much are residents worrying about this? In neighborhoods surrounding Center City and University City, the sense of rapid change is…

    • journey2home storefront at 4119 Lancaster Avenue

Checking in on the Kenney administration's commercial corridor plans

Philadelphia has around 265 commercial corridors, according to Commerce Department Director Harold Epps, but the Department’s programs are only reaching about a quarter of them. Speaking at a Greater Philadelphia Chamber…

    • Center City

Takeaways from the 2016 State of Center City report

Center City District released their annual State of Center City report [PDF] Thursday, and while there are no major surprises about the trajectory of Philadelphia’s central business district—-up, up, and away!—-there…

    • Storefront businesses

Maps: Which Philly neighborhoods have the most storefront businesses?

As the Kenney administration develops its strategy for neighborhood commercial corridors beyond Center City, a new Storefront Index created by City Observatory could provide a helpful way of visualizing the…

    • Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Three big ideas from Old City District's Vision 2026 plan

Old City District unveiled the results of its Vision 2026 plan Wednesday night, which aims to provide a blueprint for urban growth in Philadelphia’s historic center, and the easternmost section of…

    • Ray's Happy Birthday Bar

Philly liquor license prices doubled in three years. What does that mean for commercial corridors?

Michael Klein reports that Philadelphia's liquor license prices have doubled in the last three years: A side-effect of the ongoing restaurant boom in Philadelphia: The price of a liquor license…

    • Economic development, Mummers style

December 10: Evans not running | Street drinking and economic development | Post-PNB skyline

#PHL2015 round-up: Dwight Evans won't run for Mayor, Tom Wyatt will run for an at-large City Council seat, and Mayoral candidate Ken Trujillo is skipping the second day of PA Society…

    • Independence Beer Garden, July 8, 2014

The Prohibition-era policy driving the political scuffle over pop-up beer gardens

A quartet of state lawmakers are pushing back on Philly's pop-up gardens, taking issue with something called an off-premise catering permit that allows vendors to "cater" alcohol sales at these pop-up…

    • #SEPTA247

July 9: Cigarette Tax Ping-Pong | Late Night SEPTA Numbers Up | Power Lines Down | Basement-Dwelling Millennials

Good morning! Here's what we're reading this Wednesday. What stories are on your radar this morning? The local cigarette tax to fund Philly schools is in trouble as the state Senate…

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