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    • Dan Keating in front of Keating's casino comparison chart

Wynn Philadelphia project manager: Here's why we're the best bet

The differences between Wynn Philadelphia and the five other groups jousting for Philadelphia's remaining casino license boils down to where their customers would come from, how they would get to the…

    • The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Some - including a SugarHouse consultant - say no to proposed casinos

Two representatives of South Philadelphia community groups urged the Pennsylvania State Gaming Control Board not to award a casino license to any of the three applicants who would build near the…

    • pa gaming board

Schedule for casino candidates' presentations set

The six applicants vying for Philadelphia's second casino license will get 45 minutes to present their ideas to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Feb. 12. Three teams of operator-hopefuls will…

    • Keystone Outdoor Advertising Co. contacted the Zoning Board of Adjustments to obtain a variance for a billboard

Packer Park: Billboard case garners city’s attention

This article was created in partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Temple University's capstone multimedia journalism class. By Jade C. McKenzie and Connor Showalter Local residents, community organizers and outdoor advertisers are…

    • Currently an advertisement for the Oasis Gentlemen’s Club located at 6800 Essington Ave. is displayed on the billboard facing drivers along the Schuylkill Expressway. | Connor Showalter, Philadelphia
Eyes on the Street

Packer Park: Residents Brace For Possible Billboard Expansion Project

Packer Park: Residents Brace For Possible Billboard Expansion Project from Philadelphia Neighborhoods on Vimeo. Residents of Packer Park in the Lower South district might see an addition to their backyard…

    • Children's faces ornament the Swain mansion now used as the Ronald McDonald house. | PlanPhilly
Eyes on the Street

Ronald McDonald house as perfect reuse, billboard rumble on Moyamensing, deepening the Delaware, Temple's Philly civil rights archive

A 19th-century Romanesque mansion at 39th and Chestnut was reused as the Ronald McDonald House in 1981. PlanPhilly’s Alan Jaffe looks beyond the clown, and sees a perfect reuse. The grand…

    • 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…

    • Whitman resident Bootsie Cullen says Lower South needs more manufacturing

A focus on jobs and transportation at public meeting on the future of Lower South Philadelphia

Public discussion began Tuesday night on a long-range comprehensive plan for the Lower South portion of Philadelphia – a section of the city dominated by industrial and entertainment uses including the…

    • 1st public meeting for the Lower South District Plan

1st public meeting for the Lower South District Plan

First Public Meeting: American Swedish Historical Museum 1900 Pattison Avenue Tuesday, July 12th 6:00 PM Free parking, handicapped entrance off Pattison Avenue SEPTA route 17 bus and the Broad Street Subway…

    • 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…

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…

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