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    •  Larry Magid at Electric Company book signing / courtesy TemplePress

Local concert legend Larry Magid would oversee entertainment at proposed Provence casino

If Tower Entertainment gets Philadelphia's remaining casino license, the proposed Provence casino's entertainment offerings would be managed by Philadelphia music mogul Larry Magid. “He's going to oversee the nightlife productions of…

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Thursday at the gaming board: Casino Live! makes pitch; Blatstein counters interveners; SugarHouse says no more casinos now

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board got a bit of a variety pack in Thursday's casino hearings. From 9 a.m. to roughly 9:30 a.m., it heard from Bart Blatstein and his Tower…

    • Proposed Provence by day

Provence says amenities would attract a new market; gaming board questions parking provisions, transit projections

Day One, Round Two had The Provence team's proposal for Broad and Callowhill streets before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The team, called Tower Entertainment, is led by local developer Bart…

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Blatstein wins Historical Commission approval on mansion renovations

The Philadelphia Historical Commission on Friday granted conceptual approval to an application from developer Bart Blatstein to remove parts of a Rittenhouse Square estate (the so-called McIlhenny Mansion) and to build…

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Ortlieb's Brewery is being demolished

Crews with cranes are picking off the bricks of Ortlieb’s Brew House and Stock House, beginning the slow demolition of one of the last great remnants of Northern Liberties’ industrial past.…

    • The Provence Site, Part I

Blatstein: The Provence has best location, is most transformative

Ask Bart Blatstein why the casino he proposes for Broad and Callowhill streets should get Philadelphia's remaining gaming license, and he takes out graphics from the city administration's recent testimony to…

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May 28: Bridesburg tradition amid change | 15 nominees for historic designation | Royal Theater conservatorship? | Ori Feibush's world | limp lineup of mayoral contenders | Blatstein caught schmoozing

Greetings Streeters and happy Tuesday. Here's what's making news after the long weekend. In Bridesburg the city’s largest and oldest Memorial Day Parade took place yesterday. But news that two of…

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Preservation awards honor major tax credit projects

Adaptive reuse of large-scale historic properties will be spotlighted when the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia presents its annual achievement awards on May 15. Three of the projects also took great advantage…

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Feb 13: Casino pitch blitz | arson at Temple | NJ Transit studies Bus Rapid Transit | 40th and Pine update | AVI burdens

Good morning, Streeters. Don't be fooled by the lovely day we saw yesterday or this morning's spots of blue sky: we're in for a rain and snow later. Here's what's making…

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Feb 5: confronting tax-delinquency | Blatstein owed taxes | Perelman's $25 million gift | Founder's Bell silent | inside Passyunk Post | Sustainability Workshop and Fresh Direct

Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here's what's making news this morning: At PlanPhilly, we’ve spent a lot of time focused on tax-delinquency – especially through Patrick Kerkstra’s ongoing investigative series in…

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Feb 4: Blatstein casino update | Bakers Centre ShopRite job access | Overbrook parish merger | St. Bonaventure's grim future | Pittsburgh-Harrisburg Amtrak jeopardized

Good morning, and welcome to the working week. Enjoy the sunny, albeit chilly, morning: The skies are going to cloud up and bring another evening dusting of snow our way. Bart…

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Jan 15: Bart on The Provence | PA nudges along city tax-reform | DRPA audit | Eva Gladstein to head Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity | turning around the Prince

Good morning! Today is chillier than yesterday and it promises to rain again, so keep those umbrellas handy. Here's your Tuesday am Buzz:  Last night developer Bart Blatstein met with the…

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Blatstein promises Callowhill a well-off clientele at proposed casino complex

Developer Bart Blatstein—whose latest proposal, The Provence, involves a round-the-clock casino, 125-room hotel, restaurants, upscale retail outlets, and a rooftop village in the former home of the Inquirer and Daily News—…

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Jan 9: Germantown Special Services District revival | Convention Center signage | Tower Place opens | Assumption demo stay, stays | Save the Roundhouse

Good morning, Streeters. Here's your morning Buzz from Germantown, North Broad Street, the Assumption hearing, and a bit of love for the Roundhouse:  Councilwoman Cindy Bass wants to reactivate the Germantown…

    • Councilman Kenyatta Johnson during Thursday's eminent domain hearing. | Jared Brey, PlanPhilly
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Six applicants tell city they want Philadelphia's second casino license

Six would-be Philadelphia casino operators have notified the city they intend to compete for the second gaming license here.The projects, applicants and their prospective locations: The Provence, Tower Entertainment, 400…

    • Developer Bart Blattstein's proposal for a Broad Street casino complex

Those seeking Philadelphia's remaining casino license face city deadline Thursday

Anyone who wants a shot at the second Philadelphia casino license must let the city know by the close of business Thursday – a week before the Nov. 15 deadline for…

    • Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhilly
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Stadium district casino | Inga on The Provence | 40th and Pine appeal grinds on | Germantown's horticultural heritage | Viaduct as great connector

Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhillyHappy Friday, Streeters. Here's this morning's Buzz: The owners of Parx (Greenwood Gaming) and co-owners of Xfinity Live! (Cordish) want to put a…

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Ortlieb's: 'I'll Miss You'

Any day now we anticipate that the Ortlieb's Brew House and Stock House in Northern Liberties will be demolished. As I wrote earlier this month, the demolition comes at the hands…

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