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    • Cambodian traditions live on at the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia
Eyes on the Street

Olney: Cambodian Association Adapts to Changing Needs

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Emily DiCicco and Anthony Liberto are sharing dispatches from Logan and Olney. At the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia on North 5th Street…

    • Olney Ave.

PennDOT plans Olney Ave. signal, safety improvements

Over the next few years, PennDOT will work to improve safety along Olney Ave. through a series of traffic signal and pedestrian environment upgrades. PennDOT held a meeting at Grover Washington…

    • The proposed Sturgis Recreation Center includes increased educational space, Photo courtesy of SMP Architects
Eyes on the Street

City makes progress toward Sturgis Playground and Recreation Center renovation

Less than a month after Councilwoman Marion Tasco publicly accused the Nutter Administration of delaying her project to expand Sturgis Playground in East Oak Lane, Tasco, community leaders and other government…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: NBC puts Olney in the Northeast

Seriously, NBC, there is an entire creek designating the Northeast Philly boundary; how hard can this be? "School bus vs. SEPTA bus in NE Philly," read the headline on the evening…

    • Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Philly tax credit a model | water woes | rowhouses for 6th and Fairmount | waterfront trail section delay | SEPTA baby

Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupA corporate tax credit program in Philly that funds community development work…

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Man sentenced for straw-purchased gun found at Frankford shooting scene

A 24-year-old man was sentenced to prison Monday for the straw purchase of firearms - the practice of having another person buy the firearm for you. According to office of Philadelphia…

Northeast Philly reacts: What's your take on the Affordable Care Act decision? [slideshow]

The pundits and politicians have had their say over the Supreme Court ruling on Health Care for over a day now. How about the regular folks? I took a walk around the…

    • As Philadelphia overhauls its zoning process, neighborhood groups could lose influence over what gets built nearby

Northwest civics preparing for new community zoning review, CHCA will testify at Tuesday hearing

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks Representatives of at least one Northwest civic group are planning to appear at a city Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, for a discussion of the community…

    • Daybreak | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Private Hewson Street | opening energy use data | Fairmount Park's accounting mistake | Penn puts data over Schuylkill | no treatment center for Kemble Ave

Is it legal for a Fishtown property owner to fence off their East Henson Street sidewalk? Turns out that part of the street was privatized in the 1960s. City Howl breaks…

    • Have you stopped by the new Philadelphia History Museum yet?
Eyes on the Street

Telling Philadelphia's story, North Central NID argued and amended, Nicetown Court, no Healing Way in Holmesburg, Olney's Schwarzwald Inn, budget hearings begin

Good morning Streeters! After my walkabout today, I'll be at this evening's Library in the City event. Hope you find a way to enjoy the absolutely beautiful day today by…

Friends of the Oak Lane Library announce three free architecture lectures

The Friends of the Oak Lane Library will be sponsoring a series of FREE LECTURES on East Oak Lane Architecture. The Lectures will be held in the Korean United Church of…

    • Pocket Farm in April, 2011 | via PhiladelphiaGreen, PHS
Eyes on the Street

Green Roundup: More LEED affordable housing opens, Southwest Philly Farm grows, Wells Fargo Center composts, Einstein and MLK High partner

More rain ahead today (you didn’t think fall was going to be entirely sunny and humidity-free, did you?) so bring the umbrella. DesignPhiladelphia kicks off today, and there are lots of…

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Suspects arrested for striking 8th District officer identified

Two men  - one from Olney, one from Port Richmond -- face charges for the Friday night incident that resulted in an 8th District officer getting struck and dragged by a…

    • (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

New Bakers Square shopping center energizes a community

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIf it sounded a bit like a revival meeting under the big tent set up in the parking lot of the old Tastykake Baking site…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Olney is not in the Northeast

We're a little late in correcting this, and we've gotta thank the multiple readers who pointed out this blunder. There's a lot of discussion on this site and elsewhere about which…

    • 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…

Salons from across the city host a fashion show in Frankford

Hairstylists Tiffany Bryant, Lisa Woodley and Chanta Barrett put the finishing touches on their models’ makeup and hair behind a big curtain last Saturday night right before their models took the…

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The Parent Trap: Lawncrest sees end to celebration

It was July 4th and the street was quiet – too quiet. It’s been four years since we left our little home in Lawncrest, and we are still not used to…

Philly street paving coming soon

Wondering when your street's going to be paved?Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, his top transportation and streets staff and the city's Congressional delegates will Monday afternoon announce details of the city's…

    • 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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