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Steve Weixler: Wynn-win for the Delaware?

Steve Weixler: Wynn-win for the Delaware? IN ANNOUNCING his intention to build a casino at the Foxwoods site in South Philadelphia, Steve Wynn's introduction to riverfront residents began in choppy water.…

City Paper features Petty's Island: a tale of oil lords, homelessness and vandalism

City Paper: The Island On Feb. 4, Riley will debut his newest work at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, at 13th and Locust streets, as part of Philagrafika. His subject…

Central Delaware Civic Vision and Action Plan now in easy-to-read online format

Central Delaware Civic Vision and Action Plan now in easy-to-read online format PlanPhilly has posted A Civic Vision for the Central Delaware and An Action Plan for the Central Delaware: 2008-2018…

Mayor Nutter and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation host two public engagement opportunities on the Central Delaware Riverfront

The Civic Vision for the Central Delaware takes another step forward in two public meetings in the next two weeks, and I hope that you will be able to attend both…

    • Real Red | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Inn Yard Park's new playground, Spring Garden Street Greenway dreams, homeless Occupiers to decamp again, name our trail network

After 6 years of planning, East Falls kids have a new playground at Inn Yard Park. The playground 's construction was funded by Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr., donations, and fundraisers. NewsWorks…

    • Occupy Philly was evicted from Dilworth Plaza early Wednesday morning.
Eyes on the Street

Occupy out and homeless shuffle, zoning code comparison, new Center City offices for Penn Medical, neighbors protest demo of Kelly Playground

Dilworth Plaza is no longer Occupied. More than 48 hours after the Mayor's deadline for Occupy Philly to leave Dilworth Plaza, the protesters were dispersed or arrested, and crews have…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Port Richmond returns to the Northeast

  Ah, Port Richmond, how we've missed you. It was July 1, 2010 the last time a publication confused Port Richmond and the Northeast. Until Fox broke the streak and slipped…

    • An example of clear sound walls.

Sound wall options given to property owners along I-95 construction corridor

On a mild night, Port Richmond resident Kathleen Briglio has a choice to make: Close the windows, or miss Jay Leno's punchlines.I-95 hovers over the edge of Briglio's Salmon Street…

    • SugarHouse expansion rendering | Cope Linder Architects

From Eyes on the Street: Considering SugarHouse at “Year Won”

Last weekend SugarHouse celebrated “Year Won.” But was its first year a winner? Let’s review. The Inquirer reported Sunday that SugarHouse’s first year was marked by growing pains. The piece…

Master Plan for the Central Delaware and the Race Street Pier Win Commonwealth Awards from 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania

Contact:  Laurie HeinerichsDelaware River Waterfront Corporation (215) 629 -3218, (267) 228-1990 (cell)lheinerichs@delawareriverwaterfrontcorp.com The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has received two awards from the 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania during the…

    • UPDATED: SugarHouse talks expansion with planning commission

UPDATED: SugarHouse talks expansion with planning commission

SugarHouse Casino representatives hope to: build a parking garage 40 feet shorter than what was originally approved for their next phase of development, retain the option of building outward instead of…

    • Central Delaware Master Plan priority sites

Full riverfront master plan soon to be released. Can the decades-long schedule be halved?

Two weeks from Monday, the full draft of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware Waterfront will be published on the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation website. It will be ready for…

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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…

    • Priorities

Riverfront vision comes to life

The evolution of Philadelphia's Central Delaware Waterfront will spread outward from four areas containing pockets of land already in the city's control, those assembling the document that will guide the changes…

    • Proposed  music venue, as of last fall

Richmond Street entertainment venue gets nod from Rules Committee

City Council will soon consider a zoning bill that would allow a large music and entertainment venue to open on Richmond Street. The bill, introduced by First District Councilman Frank…

    • PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

Earlier this week, PennDOT representatives reported back to folks who live along the I-95 corridor, near the area between Shackamaxon and Palmer streets, with some mock-ups of what their ideas for…

    • “It Ain’t Your Grand Pop’s Riverfront Anymore!”

“It Ain’t Your Grand Pop’s Riverfront Anymore!”

Wednesday, May 25th. 6:30-8:30 PM. Campbell Square Park at Allegheny Avenue and Belgrade, 19134, Port Richmond, Philly! Get the latest scoop on ‘River Rumors’. Guests include representatives from PennDot, Delaware River…

    • Project manager Mark Rhoades talks to participants about underpasses

Public wants well-lit underpasses and under-highway recreation and dog parks

I-95 underpasses should be flooded with light . Fancier lighting, defining the passageway that connects a neighborhood with the waterfront, would be even better. Walls should be camouflaged with plants, where…

    • Grasso's proposal, as of last fall

Proposal for 3,000-patron live music venue in Fishtown heads to City Council

Zoning legislation that would allow developer David Grasso to transform a 7,600 square foot warehouse into a live music venue/performance space at Richmond and Beach streets in Fishtown is headed for…

SugarHouse Casino announces successful refinancing

From a press release: Sugarhouse HSP Gaming, L.P. announced today that its parent company, Sugarhouse HSP Gaming Prop. Mezz, L.P. (the “Issuer”), and one of the Issuer’s subsidiaries, Sugarhouse HSP…

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