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Zoning approved, Philadelphia Record Exchange will reopen on Frankford Ave.

The Philadelphia Record Exchange will reopen in a new location this Saturday after the Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a use variance for the building, at 1524 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown.…

    • A new sprayground opened at the Shissler Rec Center Thursday
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Shissler Rec Center opens new sprayground

Shissler Rec Center opened its new "sprayground" Thursday and the preschool students who graduated just before the fountains turned on, along with their friends and family, took to it immediately. Within…

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Planning underway for a new river wards history museum

The Native American, colonial and industrial artifacts discovered during I-95 construction through the river wards and a collection of documents and objects commemorating the Treaty of Friendship signed between William Penn…

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Jan 22: MLK Day recap | parks funding puzzle | Girard Ave East facelift | spite-blight update | Ms. Mayor?

Good morning, Streeters. Bundle up out there. It’s going to be a cold, windy one today and more to come this week: An actual winter snowstorm is predicted for Friday. As…

    • Cliveden Carriage House | Flickr user Michael Feagens, Creative Commons
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August 20-24: High-speed rail open house | Shanta Schachter at DVGBC | Bill Bolger at Cliveden | 'Moneyball' | 'Beetlejuice'

Cliveden Carriage House | Flickr user Michael Feagens, Creative CommonsNortheast Corridor High-Speed Rail Open House Monday, August 20, 4:30-7:30pm. 1234 Market Street, Mezzanine Level. Federal rail planners come to Philly…

    • The Historical Commission approved demolition of these two historic brownstones on the 3700 block of Chestnut Street to make way for a residential tower to be built by the Episcopal Cathedral.
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Behind PlanPhilly: land banking and vacant property

Wondering what all of this talk about vacant property reform is about? Curious about how the proposed land bank might work? Want to learn more about the consequences of these reforms…

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Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Celebrates Human-Powered Transit

This year's Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby attracted more people than ever before to Kensington's streets where crowds watched the parade of handcrafted, human-powered floats loop through the neighborhood and attempt to…

    • Business partners Mike Ahmad and Walid Mustafa

Fresh food and "connectivity" coming soon to Front and Norris

A small grocery store and cafe with free wi-fi, take-out or eat-in American and Middle Eastern dishes and free community space is set to soon open at the corner of Front…

    • Will the new Barnes hang on to its spirit and eccentricity?
    • Treecycle don't trash your holiday greens.
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Christmas tree(cycling) starts this week

Wondering what to do with your undecorated, crispy Christmas greens? Rather than leaving your Christmas tree out with the trash to be landfilled, you can give the greens new life by…

Successful Businesses Promote Green Commuting

The goal of MAP is to get commuters out of the single-occupancy car in order to reduce congestion and air pollution. MAP promotes a number of "green" commuting options including: public transit,…

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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…

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Designed for Visitability: Ways to create a truly inclusive city, one new house at a time.

The Community Design Collaborative, the City of Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development and the Philadelphia Visitability Committee are partnering to focus attention on ways to change Philadelphia into a…

Summer Arts Saturdays at Pop's Playground

Saturday Art Camp! Every Saturday starting July 10th at 10 AM Arts and Crafts featuring The Clay Mobile! $3.00 per child Lunch is served
Final day of Camp Party: August 21st Gears…

July 25: Skate Space in East Kensington Opening Event!

Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund, the Friends of Pop's Playground, and New Kensington CDC present the grand opening of Skate Space, a multi-use, skateboard friendly public space in East Kensington. In the…

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