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    • Night Market is back for the season, starting out in Northern Liberties Thursday night.
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Night Market returns, hungry for more neighborhood delights

We’re officially entering fair-weather street festival season and last week The Food Trust announced its four Night Market locations for the year.  This year Night Market will bring its caravan of…

    • Red Doors | Phillytrax, EOTS Flickr Pool
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Spring restoration workshops for homeowners

Live in an old house with wood windows that need some TLC? Wondering how to make your old house more energy-efficient? The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia’s homeowner workshops return this…

    • Lancaster Avenue
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People's Emergency Center extends support with Neighborhood Advisory Committee

The active People’s Emergency Center (PEC) in West Philadelphia has taken on yet another role. Last April the Office of Housing and Community Development put out a call for Neighborhood Advisory…

    • Webberking Sculpture
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New salvaged metal sculpture at 40th and Powelton

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods this fall, Micaella J. Wesley and Samuel Scimeca checked out the new sculpture at 40th and Powelton, a new addition to the 40th Street corridor.…

    • Hawthorne Hall, Hidden City Festival
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Hidden City Festival opens doors to Hawthorne Hall and its past as secret society headquarters

What do the Knights of Pythias, a secret society established in 1864, and the Irish National Foresters Society, once the largest friendly society in Ireland, have in common?  At various times…

    • What 8th and Race Street, near Franklin Square, could look like

Central, University/Southwest district plans adopted

Philadelphia now has long-range plans for future development within the Central and University/Southwest districts. The city planning commission adopted both comprehensive plans at its Tuesday (June 11) meeting. From now on,…

    • This summer SEPTA will renew and repave portions of the Route 10 trolley tracks

Route 10 trolley track work begins Sunday

The summer months are on their way, and that means summer construction, paving and maintenance projects will be popping up throughout the city. One of the first, track work on SEPTA’s…

    • Hawthorne Hall wraps along Lancaster Avenue. | Neal Santos
Eyes on the Street

People's Emergency Center spurring Lancaster Avenue transformation with Hawthorne Hall

Lower Lancaster Avenue has its share of vacancies and blank storefronts, but it’s also a place full of potential. And perhaps nowhere is a more interesting example of the transition afoot…

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Draft of University/Southwest District Plan presented to PCPC

The draft of the University/Southwest district-level comprehensive plan – which calls for dense development near transit hubs, more transit, cycling and pedestrian amenities, and protecting single-family housing stock within neighborhoods –…

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New institutional developments planned for West Philly

“I don’t want this Commission, or the City in general, to be stopping what we actually believe is a good result because the process just can’t catch up,” Deputy Mayor Alan…

    • A suggested future for the southeast corner of 40th and Market

University Southwest District Plan to be unveiled

The draft University Southwest District Plan calls for encouraging development in areas where it lags and better shaping it to community needs where the market is already strong – including areas…

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Progress report on University/Southwest district plan

The Philadelphia Planning Commission's district-level comprehensive plan for University/Southwest will strive to focus mixed-use residential development around some of the city's busiest el stops, strengthen commercial corridors that have vacancies, improve…

    • Erica Hawthorne in Drexel Park
Eyes on the Street

Love Note #64: Erica Hawthorne watches over the city she loves from Drexel Park

Today Eyes on the Street continues our collaboration with Philly Love Notes, with a Powelton Village resident's appreciation of the city from Drexel Park. Love Note #64: Erica Hawthorne…

    • Detail of Drexel's historic main building | 'Drexel Univ.' | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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Kenzo Renewal's first house | Paper Box coworking opens | Big Plans at Drexel | Pier 53 park work | mail slot break-ins

Kensington Renewal has finished work on its first rehab and will hold an open house on Saturday for 921 East Westmoreland, NewsWorks reports. Jamie Moffett, the filmmaker and neighbor behind Kensington…

    • Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Benjamin Franklin Parkway Action Plan

Over the past decade a great deal of work has been completed on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway -- improvements to pedestrian crossings, addition of bike lanes, and planting new street trees.…

    • Art on the Avenue Gallery
Eyes on the Street

Second Friday Brings Eastern European Artist Series to Lancaster Ave

The May Second Friday on Lancaster Avenue will kick off with the opening of disTURBIA, an installation and drawings exhibit by Raluca Ungureanu at the Art on the Avenue Gallery at 3808…

    • The West Philadelphia Fresh Food Hub will start selling groceries on the streets of West Philly this spring. | courtesy of Ryan Kuck
Eyes on the Street

West Philadelphia Fresh Food Hub to launch this April

This April Preston’s Paradise and Greensgrow Farms plan to launch the West Philadelphia Fresh Food Hub, a mobile grocery store that will serve Lancaster Avenue and the surrounding communities. “Preston’s Paradise…

    • E.M. Stanton Elementary School's decorative cornice. | PlanPhilly

PEC announces Gloria Guard's departure, effective July 2010

People’s Emergency Center announced today that its longtime president, Gloria Guard, has resigned, effective July 1, 2010.   Guard’s letter of resignation was accepted by Sharmain Matlock-Turner, chair of the PEC…

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