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    • Psychylustro's orange and white pops over Glenwood Green Acres
Eyes on the Street

Wild strokes and wildflowers color the Northeast Corridor through Philly

Glenwood Green Acres is a 30-year old community garden at North 18th and Glenwood Avenue, a 4-acre green oasis on the site of a former factory that burned down. The garden…

    • Skyline from Belmont Plateau | Gary Reed, EOTS Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Back to the future to renew Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park is like Philadelphia itself: A legacy asset with unrealized potential. We are the lucky beneficiaries of the prescient 19th century Philadelphians who protected great green lungs astride the Schuylkill…

    • The 23rd and Venango Bus Loop will double as a gateway for the local community
Eyes on the Street

SEPTA's savings make 23rd & Venango makeover possible

Crafty financing and shrewd management allowed SEPTA to break ground on the reconstruction of the 23rd and Venango Bus Loop yesterday. The $1.4 million project is being done with federal funds…

    • The Bakers Centre site is at the corner of Roberts Ave. and Fox St. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

As Bakers Centre rises, a look toward what's next for Allegheny West and a call to develop the city's other 'food deserts'

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks As Jeff Brown's long-in-the-works ShopRite takes shape at the corner of Fox and Roberts Streets in Allegheny West, the area supermarket mogul is talking about…

    • Rendering of Lovett Memorial Library park. | Community Design Collaborative
    • Balconies proposed for Finnegan's Wake's Spring Garden Street facade, approved by City Council, were nixed by Mayor Nutter.
    • Enjoy the beautiful start to the week by getting outside.
Eyes on the Street

Goldtex protest cooling | PhillyRising in Swampoodle | Le Grand Continental | sculpture at Globe Dye | St. Joe's buying cardinal's mansion

Is the union protest at the Golden loft conversion over? On Friday Hidden City Daily reported that the unions had pulled most protesters after a conversation with the developers, Post Brothers.…

    • Swann Fountain in Logan Circle | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Following lobbyist money online | Five vulnerable industrial buildings | Who will build Casino #2? | Council's softball challenge | ZBA's new rules

Swann Fountain in Logan Circle | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupIt has just gotten a bit easier to follow lobbyist spending in Philly. NewsWorks reports that Casey…

    • Construction continues at Bakers Centre site, opening slated for Fall 2013

Construction continues at Bakers Centre site, opening slated for Fall 2013

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks With large trucks and earth-moving equipment busy, the Bakers Centre shopping plaza is beginning to come to life at the former Tastykake site. The retail…

    • 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…

Eyes on the Street

Dead Spaces come Alive at Laurel Hill Cemetery

Halloween is boom-season for Laurel Hill Cemetery, with its Gravedigger’s Ball gala, RIP 5K Run, and tours drawing on the site’s architectural history, beautifyl landscape, and pithy characters. But Laurel…

    • Planting the orchard at SHARE's warehouse in Allegheny. | Philadelphia Orchard Project
Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia Orchard Project celebrates Philly's growing urban orchards

Fall conjures images of the harvest, but for the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) it’s also time to plant new fruiting trees and vines, build trellises, and prepare Philly's orchards for cold…

Star: Turning old Tasty site into retail hub

Star: Turning old Tasty site into retail hub The sign, undoubtedly recognizable to Philadelphians, can still be seen looming high above the Hunting Park Avenue site. But the business that…

    • 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…

Inquirer: Tasty Baking to sell Nicetown properties

Inquirer: Tasty Baking to sell Nicetown properties Tasty Baking Co. announced Tuesday that it is selling two pieces of land in Nicetown - the sites of its bakery and its…

Inquirer: Temple's real gem: Baptist Temple to reopen as cultural arts center

Inquirer: Temple's real gem: Baptist Temple to reopen as cultural arts center THERE ARE striking surprises inside the renovated Baptist Temple, on Broad Street at Temple University's North Philadelphia campus.…

    • 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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