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    • 'Titanic' - Delaware Generating Station, 2012 | Jeremy Marshall

June 14: Hit-and-run spree continues | Horse-trading returns | Eastern Lofts in Strawberry Mansion

The recent rash of hit-and-runs continues, with a horrific incident last night in the Crescentville section of Roosevelt Boulevard. A woman crossing the street at a green light was thrown 200-feet…

    • Proposed Schuylkill River Swing Bridge

May 18: ZBA approves Broad and Washington | History of Philly Chinatown | 'Fourth era' of cities

The ZBA unanimously approved Bart Blatstein's project at Broad and Washington, despite pending litigation with the site's owner, reports Jared Brey. Jacob Adelman says the site's owner, Hudson Capital Realty LLC,…

    • Toronto

May 5: ZBA approves, then retracts, Broad and Washington variances | Wolf makes PUC appointment | How would Jane zone?

Half of Pennsylvania municipalities don't pay for local police coverage, reports Eleanor Klibanoff, and instead rely fully on the state police for their local policing needs. The state police spend over…

    • The store is beneath the Market-Frankford El, and close to Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts

April 12: Skepticism on Temple stadium costs | DAG on Blatstein | The case for Harrowgate

Jay McCalla, a former deputy managing director under Mayor John Street, who helped manage the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative (NTI) worries Jim Kenney's plan to fix up parks and recreation centers may…

    • The Piazza

April 1: State of the City | Lessons from the Piazza | PA's green building funds

Despite recent population growth, driven mostly by young adults and foreign-born residents, Philadelphia's poverty rate remains high, and job growth is weak, writes Aubrey Whelan, in a summary of the…

    • Bart Blatstein | Newsworks
    • Broad and Washington snow pile

February 16: Philly Mag's transportation issue | Last days of LOVE Park skateboarding | Bad Bart

Inga Saffron critiques two Bart Blatstein projects in the news recently, the mixed-use tower at Broad and Washington and the strip mall development proposed for the former Foxwoods site in South…

    • Burial ground area of Weccacoe Playground, May 2014

February 4: Waterfront advocates blast Blatstein | Coryell out as Carpenter's union head | O'Neill opposes twin-home grocery

Delaware waterfront advocates are blasting the inclusion of strip mall retail, surface parking, and a gas station in Bart Blatstein's proposal for the Foxwoods site on the Delaware waterfront, reports Jacob…

    • Temple library rendering

January 26: Schuylkill River oil spill | Blatstein's Foxwoods site plan | Callowhill businesses await the Rail Park

Environmental cleanup crews are hard at work remediating the site of a 4,200-gallon heating oil spill, 200-250 gallons of which began leaking into the Schuylkill River as of Saturday night, reports…

    • Horn and Hardart can

January 21: Trujillo wants permanent IG | At-Large field shaping up | Furness church saved

Mayoral candidate Ken Trujillo is calling for Philadelphia's independent inspector general and chief integrity officer positions to be made permanent roles in the city charter, following on an op-ed by Terry…

    • Jonathan Saidel

January 16: Saidel courted for #PHL2015 | DC developer's Philly plans | Not-so-Italian Market

Nelson Diaz kicked off his run for Mayor, and Jonathan Saidel is apparently being courted to run. The Mayor's Office of Sustainability and Azavea made this cool website visualizing Philly's building…

    • Market St

December 19: Casino appeal | Dynamic parking pricing in DC | Bike share and taxis

Bart Blatstein and Sugarhouse are appealing the state's decision to grant a second casino license. City government will partner with hyper-local social network NextDoor to help get the word out about…

    • Alan Butkovitz

November 18: Butkovitz out | Blatstein's Washington Ave superblock | New LOVE Park

Controller Alan Butkovitz says he won't run for Mayor in 2015. Former Nutter spokesman Doug Oliver is forming an exploratory committee for a Mayoral run, possibly as a Republican. We now…

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