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Zoning tweaks introduced for Northeast Philly

Like many others, Councilman Brian O’Neill is finding changes he wants to make to the city’s year-old zoning code. But unlike others, and unlike his own previous efforts to change the…

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Lily Pads Frozen Yogurt opens on Willits Road

  Not quite yogurt, not quite ice cream, but just in time for the warm weather is Lily Pads Frozen Yogurt, the newest addition to the shopping center at 3130 Willits…

Real NEastate: How do I find an affordable single home in Northeast Philadelphia?

Q: There are so many row homes for sale in Northeast Philly. I do not like row homes or twins. I want to live in a single home. Where can I…

NEast Links: News from Northwood, Frankford, Torresdale, Homesburg, Academy Gardens

NEast Links: Bringing you additional Northeast news A Northwood man has been arrested for the March shooting deaths of two North Philadelphia teenagers. Thirty-one-year-old Christopher Lloyd Butler of the 1300-block of Filmore…

Real NEastate: How much can I make in an Academy Gardens investment?

 Q: I am looking for an investment property in Northeast Philadelphia that I can fix and flip. If I buy a cheap single in Academy Gardens, how much money do you…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

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Man critically injured in Academy Gardens fire

An Academy Gardens man sustained critical injuries yesterday in a house fire. Crews arrived to a home on the 9200-block of Woodenbridge Road Monday around 8 a.m. where smoke was pouring…

    • Councilman Brian O'Neill at Bustleton meeting

Zoning code versus Northeast politics

By Ian Romano and Megan PaoliniFor Philadelphia Neighborhoods Councilman Brian O’Neill, who sits on the Zoning Code Commission, said he thinks the zoning code is a disaster for regions outside…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Obituary mistake clouds honor

Father Graham, Pastor of St. Jerome's Parish, passed away  just a few days after Christmas. His parishioners set up a Facebook page in his memory, and the Inquirer yesterday featured…

NEast Links: Danza debuts on TV, senior softball at Crispin and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Actor Tony Danza’s stint as a teacher at Northeast High school for the 09-10 school year…

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Weekend News Briefs: 5/21-5/23

Friday -- Police questioned an Academy Gardens man Friday night in connection with an early evening hit and run. A 13-year-old boy was struck at Frankford Avenue and Academy Road…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

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Teen crashes car into house in Academy Gardens

A teenager was taken to Aria Health-Torresdale Saturday night after crashing his car into an Academy Gardens home. The 16-year-old was driving his car around 7 p.m. when he lost control,…

Real NEastate: Landlord want to sell

Q: My landlord has given me a notice telling me that she is selling my duplex in Academy Gardens. I am worried, and I don’t like the idea of strangers going…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: confirmation that Action News doesn't read NEast Philly

Back in October, we featured a Right NEast/Wrong NEast calling out Action News for misreporting a neighborhood. The break, which happened on the 2800-block of Willits Road near Holme Circle,…

    • The early morning scene of a watermain break off Holme Avenue at Willits Road. Photo Courtesy of CBS3.

Watermain break off Holme Avenue

Maintenance crews were called yesterday after a watermain broke on Willits Road just above Holme Avenue near the Academy Gardens/Holme Circle border. The break happened around 6 a.m., and while crews…

    • A nicely decorated home in Burholme

Halloween Contest Photos

Earlier this week, we asked you to send us your Halloween photos - old, new, scary, silly - and we got way more photos than expected. We have more than three…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Action News' double whammy

Action News must have been in a rush last week to get a story together about an eight inch watermain break on Willits Road near Holme Circle, because the report…

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Police shoot knife-carrying teen

A teenage boy is recovering after being shot by police last night on Grant Avenue near Academy Gardens. Police spokesman Lt. Frank Vanore said 8th District officers ordered the teen to…

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

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