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    • Protesters rally outside the Sheet Metal Workers Hall, where the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority held a public meeting to get input on proposals for the Southport Marine Terminal. | Emma Lee/WHYY

StateImpact: Environmentalists target port proposals to fight Philadelphia “energy hub”

Environmental groups fighting efforts to make Philadelphia an “energy hub” for Marcellus Shale gas have found their first target: a proposal by a refiner to build an oil import/export terminal on…

    • Next Rotem will build 75 rail cars for Boston's MBTA and 56 rail cars for Denver's transit system

SEPTA to overhaul 11 more regional rail cars in South Philly for $6.28 million

SEPTA’s Board approved a contract with Hyundai-Rotem last week to rehabilitate 11 Bombardier regional rail cars for $6.28 million. The work will be performed at Hyundai-Rotem’s South Philadelphia factory, which was…

    • MOTU PSA on the 23 bus stop at 11th and Lombard.

Streetsplainer: Why do the buses stop every block?

“Why do we stop at EVERY corner?” is one of the more common complaints among younger bus riders. It seems intuitively obvious that stopping more=slower rides, especially when you stop to…

    • Our Lady of Mount Carmel School / Design Center
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Design Center in the works for former Catholic School

As schools close and parishes wither there are few bright spots when it comes to many Catholic campuses across the city, but thanks to some creative partnerships, new uses are finding…

    • PHL Local Gaming's proposed entertainment and recreation district

PHL Local Gaming: If we get the license, you'll get a waterpark, zip-lines, restaurants and more

If tomato king Joe Procacci gets Philadelphia's second casino license, Philadelphia will also get a new entertainment district with restaurants, retail, sports facilities, zip-lines, a golf driving range, a dry ski/skateboarding…

    • 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…

    • Proposed Casino Revolution, with tower under construction

PHL Local Gaming: We'd be quickest to open

The team hoping to help produce CEO Joe Procacci produce a casino says its ability to quickly turn the Plant 5 Warehouse into a casino is one big reason why the…

    • collapse daly
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Explosion levels house in Whitman, injures 8

[UPDATED 7/29/13 5:33pm] This morning a rowhouse at 428 Daly Street in South Philly's Whitman section was blow apart shortly after 11am. Here's what we know so far:  The Inquirer reports…

    • Casino Revolution

Whitman Council endorses PHL Local Gaming

Whitman Council has endorsed PHL Local Gaming's proposal to build Casino Revolution at Front Street and Pattison Avenue. Mark Kapczynski, President of the Whitman Council, and his fellow Whitman Board members,…

    • Today is primary day. Polls stay open until 8pm.
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Vote today | 40 schools could close 2013 | I-95 alternatives study | Sunoco talks with Carlyle | Thomas U. Walter's classics

It's primary day! Head out to your local polling place and vote until 8pm. Don't forget to bring your photo ID, they're not required for this election but you'll be…

    • Worm's Eye View | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • The acquired property as re-imagined in the Central Delaware Master Plan

DRWC acquires private property around Pier 70 for new waterfront trail and wetlands park

The first step toward turning four, privately owned South Philadelphia piers into a public waterfront trail and wetlands parks has been taken.Through a $1.25 million state grant and a matching…

    • CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

Central Delaware Advocacy Group members liked what First District Councilman Mark Squilla had to say about single-parcel zoning legislation at their Thursday night meeting.Squilla said he would only introduce such…

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.…

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…

    • Holiday lights illuminate South 11th Street.
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Lights and display contest illuminates LoMo for the holidays

The Lower Moyamensing Civic Association is celebrating its third annual Holiday Decorating Contest, and the public is invited to vote on their favorites before noon today. Twelve houses officially entered the…

    • 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…

    • “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…

    • 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…

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