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    • Mayor Nutter, Planning chief Alan Greenberger, developer Ken Weinstein and council member Cindy Bass

Tampering with zoning code led to controversy over Germantown shelter

Last week, city council shelved a piece of legislation designed to patch a loophole in the zoning code that was exploited by, of all entities, the Nutter administration. The bill, introduced…

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Proposals would dismantle enforcement agency, centralize planning and development

City Council President Darrell Clarke introduced a bill on Thursday that would make sweeping changes to the structure of the municipal government by creating a new cabinet-level Office of Planning and…

Connectivity at the heart of “The New Fairmount Park”

The fact that Fairmount Park attracts seven million visitors each year shows that the park is doing something right. But why let the crown jewel of Philadelphia’s park system (and the…

    • Mayor Nutter announces Century 21 department store will open at former Strawbridges

Century 21 department store to open at former Strawbridge's

Attention, Philadelphia shoppers! New York City-based Century 21 department store is coming to the former Strawbridges building this fall. This, said Mayor Michael Nutter, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger…

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Nutter commits funding for new positions at L&I

Mayor Michael Nutter announced on Thursday that he intends to commit an additional $2 million to the Department of Licenses and Inspections for the 2015 fiscal year. The additional funds would…

    • A cyclist cruises on the new Port Richmond Trail's new pervious pavement

Completed Port Richmond Trail returns the river to its neighbors

One year and one week after officials broke ground on the Port Richmond Trail, they returned to open the 1.6-mile segment, which runs along Allegheny and Delaware avenues to Lewis…

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Land bank hearing scheduled for Oct. 28, questions remain

This fall there is renewed hope for progress in the creation of a municipal land bank. Come October 28, land bank advocates will get their wish: City Council’s Committee on Public…

    • councilwoman maria q sanchez stands in front of 2432 n 4th street a blighted tax delinquent property in her district march 1 2013 david swanson inquirer staff photographer 752 502 s

As Philly land bank momentum slows, proponents want administration to take lead

Political progress on Philadelphia’s proposed land bank - which many advocates see as central to solving the vacancy and property tax delinquency crises - has ground to a near halt in…

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Eyes on the Street

Testing out bike share alternatives

Philadelphia is aiming to launch a bike-share system next year, and on Tuesday we got a preview of what the future could hold. Three bike-share vendors who will likely vie for…

Letter: Philly firefighters betrayed by deep funding cuts, poor leadership

The following is a letter to the editor. It's content is independent of NEast Philly's editorial team. Since the day I was born, I have loved a Philadelphia firefighter. In 1975,…

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Council talks tax delinquency with city officials and collection agencies

Senior members of the Nutter administration’s property tax collection team defended their record before a skeptical City Council committee Tuesday afternoon during the first in a series of hearings that are…

    • More Park, Less Way - report cover
Eyes on the Street

More Park, Less Way unveiled

Questions about how the Benjamin Franklin Parkway can be a more urban, lively place have puzzled planners, politicians, and residents for decades. And Monday the Department of Parks and Recreation will…

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Nutter encourages restraint on zoning code during Phila2035 update

A standing-room-only crowd at the Center for Architecture burst into applause, interrupting surprise guest Michael Nutter as he explained the importance of being patient with the new zoning code that his…

Eyes on the Street

Nutter launches New Urban Mechanics Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s city services are about to be tweaked by a new nimble outfit: New Urban Mechanics Philadelphia. On Monday Mayor Nutter announced the city's New Urban Mechanics initiative in his keynote…

    • Joe Boruchow post box art: 'Bell Jar' and 'A Closed System'.
    • Will the former Samuel Machinery Company building at 137 N. 3rd Street finally be redeveloped.
    • With a blow of the whistle, Mayor Michael Nutter kicks of the 2012 city pool season. NewsWorks Photo/Bas Slabbers

With whistle, Nutter official opens city pools for the summer

With a blow of the whistle, Mayor Michael Nutter kicks of the 2012 city pool season. NewsWorks Photo/Bas Slabbers It may have been a cool Monday afternoon, but that didn't seem…

    • Where We Live | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

AVI's unanswered questions and likely vote | school worker concessions | Nutter to lead US Mayors | Council 'cleans up' zoning code | Philly foreclosures

Where We Live | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group Today City Council could pass AVI - the contentious, but important property-tax reform plan – despite major uncertainties and information…

    • A big-tent coalition gathered at the Schuylkill Banks Thursday to announce The Circuit.
Eyes on the Street

The Circuit unifies regional trail planning

Advocates for Greater Philadelphia's recreational trail network gathered on the Schuylkill Banks Thursday to announce the network’s new identity  - The Circuit – and a big-tent campaign to complete 750 miles…

    • From left: City Council members Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Mark Squilla, Kenyatta Johnson, Marian Tasco, Darrell Clarke and Bill Greenlee. Photo/Shannon McDonald

11 members short, City Council holds budget hearing in Northeast Philly

From left: City Council members Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Mark Squilla, Kenyatta Johnson, Marian Tasco, Darrell Clarke and Bill Greenlee. Photo/Shannon McDonald Can a City Council budget hearing be called such if only…

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