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    • Lighting and art concept for underpass portion of the Spring Garden Connector project

Design unveiled for Spring Garden Connector

The well-used, but poorly lit space beneath the Spring Garden Street overpass – site of both a busy Market-Frankford El stop and bus stop – would become bright, colorful and floral…

    • 1995 demolition of Burk Brothers complex, photo by Jennifer Baker

From industry to abandonment, artist's mecca to hipster haven, new exhibit tells tale of Northern Liberties

Affordable real estate brought artist Jennifer Baker to Northern Liberties in 1978. “When I moved to this neighborhood, there was a lot of industrial space, and row houses, too, that were…

    • The proposed Delaware Ave. site for a Piazza Group car dealership

Waterfront advocates, planners red light two car-related projects

A third gets green because it fits well with the waterfront, they say Three proposed businesses are taking zoning laws that ban certain auto-related uses from the Central Delaware Waterfront on…

    • The Canal Street side of The Ajax Metal Company building.

Squilla will now propose lifting the ban on waterfront nightclubs in a much smaller area

The ban on nightclubs and other assembly uses near the Delaware River would continue in all but a few blocks of Fishtown and Northern Liberties under the latest plan to amend…

    • BYOB nightclub opens at Spring Garden and Columbus. It needs community support to stay open.

BYOB nightclub opens at Spring Garden and Columbus. It needs community support to stay open.

Mark Marek has opened a BYOB nightclub called Soundgarden Hall at Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street. The club has two levels – one for patrons over 21, who may bring…

    • A view of the Pennthouses from Front Street

Apartments fashioned from former auto storage buildings launch a large, mixed-use development with major riverfront implications

When developer Michael Samschick first toured the former auto-storage building he is converting into rental apartments, he cut a hole into a fifth-floor wall.Through it, he saw the Delaware River…

    • This dumpster sits near Finnegan's Wake on  Bodine Street

City Council considers abandoning part of Bodine Street, making way for bar expansion

City Council is considering whether to turn a block of Bodine Street into private property so Finnegan's Wake, a Northern Liberties bar and catering hall, can expand onto it.The legislation…

    • The L&I order. Photo courtesy of Matt Karp

A stop work order has been posted at the Cash for Gold jewelry story across from SugarHouse

A new display has been added to the window of the jewelry store with the neon “cash for gold” signs across from SugarHouse Casino: A candy-striped stop work order from L&I.…

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