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New proposal for Italian Market improvement district introduced

A group of South Philadelphia residents fear for the future of the Italian Market and they think that only a business improvement district (BID) can save it — even though a…

    • Midwood proposal at 9th and Washington

Seventy apartments, 150 parking spaces planned for vacant lot at 9th and Washington

On Tuesday night, the owners of a vacant, boarded-off property on 9th Street just south of Washington Ave., in the Italian Market, presented their preliminary plans for a new development there…

    • Today the bike lanes that exist on portions of Washington Ave are faded almost beyond recognition

Bike lanes, angle parking, realignment coming to Washington Avenue

Washington Avenue today is hectic. It’s a major east-west corridor. It sees heavy traffic from delivery trucks that load and unload in the street or on the sidewalks. Cars park in…

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Eyes on the Street

Italian Market seeking new curbside stand vendors

Right now about half of the 160 curbside stands in 9th Street's "Italian Market" are empty, but this year expect to see some of the vacant spots between Christian and Federal…

    • South Philly Food Co-Op Passes 300 Member Mark at Second Annual Garden Tour

South Philly Food Co-Op Passes 300 Member Mark at Second Annual Garden Tour

The South Philly Food Co-Op’s (SPFC) second annual garden tour featured 24 home and community gardens spanning from Ellsworth to Wolf streets and Second to 22nd streets in South Philadelphia Saturday.…

    • Painted on plywood at 9th and Washington - Who are the Discount Heroes? | shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Chinatown Community Center symbolism | think bigger at 9th and Washington | debating pop-up urbanism | new Office of Grants | $225k grant supports City Harvest

Painted on plywood at 9th and Washington - Who are the Discount Heroes? | shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group Stay cool out there today, Streeters. It's supposed to be…

    • Night Market packed the streets of Chinatown last fall and will return for the season in May.
Eyes on the Street

SEPTA ditches gender stickers | waterfront zoning worries | Hunting Park renewal | Night Market returns | 19125 bandit sign contest

SEPTA will stop caring what gender you are next year. The Daily News reports that after a request from a transgender advocacy group SEPTA TransPasses will no longer have stickers saying…

    • 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…

    • Contrasts | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool
Eyes on the Street

Meet Mark Squilla, what the Winter Classic is worth, Philly 2012 trends, hope for Gretz Brewery, Philly as GIS leader

Contrasts | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool New First District councilman Mark Squilla talked priorities and plans with PlanPhilly’s Kellie Patrick Gates. High on Squilla’s list:…

    • Will a Reading Viaduct park move forward even as the Callowhill NID dies?
    • Washington Ave. vision

Grants allow city planners to study transportation on Washington Ave., transit-oriented development in East Kensington

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission will next year study the future of transportation along major corridors in two changing neighborhoods.Two Transportation and Community Development Initiative grants awarded to the PCPC…

Eyes on the Street

SEPTA open house 12/14 on possible crosstown bus route

SEPTA is hosting an informational open house on Wednesday  to discuss the possibility of creating direct bus service from southeast Philadelphia to western parts of Center City. Currently riders from southeast…

South Philly Food Co-op launches ‘Shop South Philly’ program

On December 1, 2011, the South Philly Food Co-op will launch their "Shop South Philly" program as a benefit to its member-owners and as an effort to increase patronage of local…

Eyes on the Street

Could a crosstown bus work between South Philly and Market West?

Ever wished there was a bus connecting the Market West area to South Philly east of Broad? Now's the time to speak up. The Center City District (CCD), the Mayor’s Office…

Five stories of affordable senior housing proposed for Italian Market parking lot

Note: An earlier version of the headline gave the wrong number of stories for this project. It is five. A bill that would eventually allow the creation of 64 units of…

    • Creating a pocket park in South Philadelphia

Creating a pocket park in South Philadelphia

In an effort to make an unwelcoming corner much safer and more inviting, the residents of this South Philadelphia neighborhood are attempting to create a parks on Catharine Street.The space…

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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: Tradition and revitalization along E. Passyunk Avenue

Inquirer: Tradition and revitalization along E. Passyunk Avenue Staring out the window of his cheese shop one slow afternoon, Philip Mancuso declares himself "the last of the Mohicans." After almost…

"Little Mexico," 9th Street’s new flavor

Weekly Press: "Little Mexico," 9th Street’s new flavor If not for the mounds of snow proving otherwise, people shopping on 9th Street south of Washington Avenue, and weaving in and…

    • View across the Delaware River to Camden, New Jersey

Foxwoods ordered back to riverfront

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule at Phillyskyline   Aug. 28, 2009   Previous coverage By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly HARRISBURG – The troubled Foxwoods Philadelphia Casino, if it ever does…

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