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Fishtowners say no to Richmond Street music venue

Fishtown residents voted 57 to 38 against endorsing a live music venue proposed for 2055 Richmond Street. Developer David Grasso, president of Grasso holdings, told the crowd gathered at First Presbyterian…

Fishtowners to vote on proposed Richmond Street entertainment venue Tuesday

Fishtown residents and business owners will next week have their say on whether a live music/entertainment venue proposed for Richmond Street that could hold between 2,500 and 3,500 people and have…

    • A park, a party, and a whole lot of fundraising

A park, a party, and a whole lot of fundraising

When the jazz plays and the champagne flows at Penn Treaty Park's annual nighttime soirée next month, boosters will toast the completion of the plan for the park's future and honor…

    • Lombardo and Schelter

PCPC gives blessing to waterfront overlay

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday approved plan of development guidelines for projects proposed along the seven-mile stretch of the Central Delaware Waterfront – from Oregon to Allegheny Avenues, between I-95…

    • Boat removal

SugarHouse nearing completion

The big-box style casino plans to open with more than 1,500 slots and 42 table games on a 45,000 square-foot gaming floor. SugarHouse plans to hire about 800 people to gear up…

    • An idea for the Corner building

Old nautical supply building in Fishtown on its way to a new life

Developer Michael Samschick hopes to revitalize and re-use the Edward Corner Marine Building and fill in the rest of the now-vacant block on the west side of Delaware Avenue at Shackamaxon…

    • PennDOT worker installing the new Girard Ave signs. (PennDOT photo)

PennDOT meets to discuss how trees, lighting, crosswalks can complement I-95 plans

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has been meeting with representatives from neighborhoods and organizations along the I-95 corridor from Vine Street to Allegheny Avenue to find out what long-range plans these…

    • In small groups, residents discussed what they would like to see on the river

Planners ask residents what they want for the northern half of the Central Delaware

More than anything, the Philadelphians who gathered in Fishtown July 19th to share their ideas for the northern half of the Central Delaware Master Plan want more - specifically, safer, better-lit…

    • CDAG issues waterfront progress report

CDAG issues waterfront progress report

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group has issued a progress report on Philadelphia's efforts toward creating a world-class waterfront. CDAG Chairman Steve Weixler said the report is not meant to remark on…

SugarHouse pays state $16.5 million table games fee

June 1, 2010 SugarHouse Casino Tuesday paid the state a $16.5 million fee to operate table games. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board last month approved SugarHouse's request to offer table games.…

    • SugarHouse hearing

SugarHouse pushing for table games

SugarHouse Casino has made its pitch to offer table games to the state's gaming control board.General Manager Wendy Hamilton said the poker, blackjack, craps and roulette SugarHouse plans to offer would…

    • Last beam

Last piece of SugarHouse's skeleton in place

May 14, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAfter Mayor Michael Nutter, State Sen. Larry Farnese and City Councilman Darrell Clarke added their names to the other Sharpie signatures on…

Discussion of water department work, casino traffic at Thursday FNA meeting

May 18, 2010 A discussion of the Philadelphia Water Department's ongoing work around Delaware and Frankford avenues, as well as the future traffic flow into SugarHouse Casino, will be held at…

Gaming Board won't say whether Foxwoods met Monday's deadline.

April 27, 2010 Foxwoods Casino was required to turn in drawings, site plans and a time line for its proposed South Philadelphia project to the state gaming control board by Monday's…

I-95 lane closures for bridge construction Friday and Saturday

To accommodate bridge deck construction, PennDOT will close some southbound lanes of I-95 between the Broad Street exchange and the Girard Point Bridge from 8 p.m. Friday, April 9, through 2 p.m.…

    • Richmond Street

I-95 / Girard Ave. construction update

March 19, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The I-95 Girard Avenue interchange that crews have been working on since last summer will open in July, representatives from PennDOT and…

    • Location for new Stephen Starr Bier Garten

Yo Fishtown: A Biergarten is in your future

March 15, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyPhiladelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr plans to bring a little Frankfurt to Frankford.Starr hopes to open a 10,000-square foot, mostly outdoor beer…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG discussion heats up over potential meeting with Wynn

March 11, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Central Delaware Advocacy Group had an at-times heated debate about whether and when members should meet with prospective Foxwoods Casino developer…

Council passes legislation ending Central Delaware height limits, granting planners more time

A bill ending height restrictions on all properties within the Central Delaware Overlay that are not zoned residential or light commercial awaits Mayor Michael Nutter's signature.City Council unanimously passed the…

    • Duncan Munson does a grass dance

Lenape chiefs, Indian scholar reflect on Penn Treaty history

March 5, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Two hundred years ago today, at what is now Fishtown’s Penn Treaty Park, a storm felled a huge tree that witnessed a…

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