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    • PhillyRising 2013 Conference
Eyes on the Street

August 14: PhillyRising Conference

In neighborhoods from Swampoodle to Point Breeze, PhillyRising Collaborative is helping neighbors improve their communities and combat crime by marshaling the city's resources and building partnerships among residents. PhillyRising, run…

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PhillyRising helping Lawncrest make the most of what it has

This is the second half of a series about PhillyRising and its role in Northeast neighborhoods. The first half was about Frankford. PhillyRising is relatively new to Lawncrest. Northeast Coordinator Manny Citron…

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Frankford reaps benefits of PhillyRising, other programs

This is the first of a two-part series on PhillyRising's involvement in Frankford and Lawncrest. Vacant buildings have become spaces for art galleries, overgrown brush in parks has been trimmed, empty…

Holiday food and toy drive round-up

The holidays are fast-approaching, but there's still time to give to those less fortunate. We'll be keeping a running list of all the food, toy and clothing drives in the area…

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Lawncrest teams up with PhillyRising for holiday food drive

A park cleanup and Veteran’s Day ceremony, a five-block cleanup, and a neighborhood watch walk- through were just some of the successes highlighted during a PhillyRising meeting at the Lawncrest Library…

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Community Day Saturday to spruce up Lawncrest Rec Center

With a newly formed advisory council, all the Lawncrest Rec Center needs now is some volunteers for its first Community Day. Established after a series of meetings through the PhillyRising collaborative,…

    • Enjoy the beautiful start to the week by getting outside.
Eyes on the Street

Goldtex protest cooling | PhillyRising in Swampoodle | Le Grand Continental | sculpture at Globe Dye | St. Joe's buying cardinal's mansion

Is the union protest at the Golden loft conversion over? On Friday Hidden City Daily reported that the unions had pulled most protesters after a conversation with the developers, Post Brothers.…

    • The boundaries of PhillyRising's Lawncrest initiative. Image/PhillyRising Collaborative

Time running out to comment on draft plan for Philly Rising's Lawncrest initiative

The boundaries of PhillyRising's Lawncrest initiative. Image/PhillyRising Collaborative Lawncrest residents have identified three plans for action within the neighborhood as part of the community's involvement with PhillyRising. PhillyRising, an initiative…

    • The boundaries of PhillyRising's Lawncrest initiative. Image/PhillyRising Collaborative

Public comment sought on PhillyRising's draft plan for Lawncrest

The boundaries of PhillyRising's Lawncrest initiative. Image/PhillyRising Collaborative Lawncrest residents have identified three plans for action within the neighborhood as part of the community's involvement with PhillyRising. PhillyRising, an initiative…

    • Mayor Michael Nutter helps cut the ribbon at the new Frankford Computer Center. Photo/Michelle Alton

Frankford gets a computer lab through PhillyRising initiative [slideshow]

Mayor Michael Nutter helps cut the ribbon at the new Frankford Computer Center. Photo/Michelle Alton With partners PhillyRising and Temple University, Frankford got a computer lab Friday. The Frankford Community Development…

    • Mayor Michael Nutter (L) and Comcast's Amy Smith (R) pitch in to help a group of young Comcast Cares Day volunteers with a paint

Mayor Nutter & 250 Volunteers Attended as Part of Comcast’s Annual Day of Service

Volunteers worked on projects at several sites, including Granahan Playground (63rd & Callowhill), Haddington Branch Library (446 N. 65th Street) and a vacant lot at 420 N. Daggett Street. With the…

    • An area of green space on Griscom Street adjacent to a vacant property. These areas are targets of the PhillyRising Collaborative in Frankford. Photo by Pamela Seaton.

Part 2 of 2: Frankford takes steps toward revitalization

An area of green space on Griscom Street adjacent to a vacant property. These areas are targets of the PhillyRising Collaborative in Frankford. Photo by Pamela Seaton.This is the second…

    • Photo of the Market-Frankford Line by Kirsten Stamn

Part 1 of 2: Frankford takes steps toward revitalization

Photo of the Market-Frankford Line by Kirsten StamnThis is the first of a two-part look at revitalization efforts in Frankford. For the residents of Frankford, neighborhood revitalization efforts are nothing…

    • Manny Citron of the Philadelphia Managing Director's Office

PhillyRising coming to Lawncrest, but boundaries don't include Lawndale

Manny Citron of the Philadelphia Managing Director's Office Things were going well at the Lawncrest Community Association meeting until Manny Citron laid out the boundaries for the city's new PhillyRising target:…

    • Denby's Sweet Sensations hosted the most recent FrankfordRising meeting.

Frankford looks at five key issues as part of PhillyRising

Denby's Sweet Sensations hosted the most recent FrankfordRising meeting. Frankford residents and business owners met last week to continue their FrankfordRising agenda. Twenty-five people arrived at Denby's Sweet Sensations to discuss…

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Community building in the future may be without heavy government investment

This is part of ongoing coverage in “District 172: The Politics of Change after State Rep. John Perzel,” a collaborative effort with Philadelphia Neighborhoods funded by J-Lab. Joe DeFelice…

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