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    • 8th District residents and officers enjoyed a barbecue at the 2010 National Night Out event. Photo by Joe DiFlorio.

8th PDAC announces National Night Out event details

8th District residents and officers enjoyed a barbecue at the 2010 National Night Out event. Photo by Joe DiFlorio.Update: Community Relations Officer Rudy Muller has provided the times for the…

    • What's left of the Holme Avenue Bridge as PennDOT works to repair it.

PennDOT: "week or so" before Ashton/Willits traffic patterns shift

A month after the Holme Avenue Bridge closed unexpectedly, residents and business owners are still handling the impromptu detours and increased traffic. One of the busiest intersections, Ashton and Willits roads,…

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Heart Conditions: Distinguishing between acceptance and approval

I am still a relatively new dad. I have one child and he is only about 11 months old.  Most of my parenting philosophy is still only theoretical.  Try as I…

    • Border dispute - where do you draw the line?

Border dispute - where do you draw the line?

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyA border dispute is developing in the Northwest over a small but significant part of what either is -- or is not -- East Falls.…

    • SEPTA to award smart card consulting contract

SEPTA to award smart card consulting contract

SEPTA got one step closer toward implementing a new fare card system Thursday, when the SEPTA Board's administration committee reviewed a $9.2 million consulting contract with LTK Engineering Services.Project head…

    • Updated: Fishing no longer allowed at Race Street Pier

Updated: Fishing no longer allowed at Race Street Pier

A new sign has been posted on Race Street Pier: No Fishing.The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation based the decision to ban fisherfolk partly on the behavior of a minority of…

    • As part of a larger donation to Philadelphia organizations, Giant donated $1,000 to the 8th PDAC to mark the store's Grant Avenue grand opening. Photo courtesy of 8th PDAC.

Giant marks Philadelphia opening with gift to 8th PDAC

As part of a larger donation to Philadelphia organizations, Giant donated $1,000 to the 8th PDAC to mark the store's Grant Avenue grand opening. Photo courtesy of 8th PDAC. On the…

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Cat of the Week: Half Pint

Half Pint is a very cute tabby and white little kitten about 6 weeks old who desperately needs out of the shelter! Poor Half Pint was found huddled in the corner of…

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Dog of the Week: Eli

Eli -- formerly known as LL Cool J -- (A13375074) is a 1- to 2-year-old male terrier mix who was found as a stray and brought to the shelter. He is…

    • Hundreds attended a rally Tuesday to express opposition to a methadone clinic on the 7900-block of Frankford Avenue.

State legislators meet with health department about Holmesburg methadone clinic

Hundreds attended a rally Tuesday to express opposition to a methadone clinic on the 7900-block of Frankford Avenue.From the office of State Rep. Kevin Boyle: State Reps. Kevin Boyle, Mike…

Society Hill sidewalk dispute nearing a resolution

The Society Hill sidewalk project that stopped this spring when Society Hill Civic raised concerns the work was detracting from the historic fabric of their neighborhood may soon gear up again.…

    • The Belle, from the company website

Philadelphia Belle riverboat cruise ceases operations

The Philadelphia Belle – the restored riverboat that offered dinner cruises along the Delaware River – has ceased operations after less than a year of service. "It's the usual story of…

    • Commissioners Goldenberg, Hoskins, Hackett

Parks & Recreation Commission examines concession process

At Wednesday night's Parks and Recreation Commission meeting at the central branch of the Free Library, commissioners received more information on how the Department will begin implementing a comprehensive revenue model…

Friends of Race Street Pier host a new First Friday event

The Race Street Pier is a newly opened waterfront park located at Race Street and Delaware Avenue.  This new park is one of the first public spaces to be realized as…

    • The Abandoned City Data Explorer

The Abandoned City Data Explorer

The Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia (RDA) is undergoing an overhaul by the administration of Mayor Michael Nutter, aimed at making its inventory and dispoal policies more transparent and accessible to the…

    • Thrift shops on Bleigh Avenue, Oxford Avenue and Pine Road provide plenty of options for Burholme and Fox Chase shoppers.

Keeping it thrifty in Fox Chase

Thrift shops on Bleigh Avenue, Oxford Avenue and Pine Road provide plenty of options for Burholme and Fox Chase shoppers. The great recession continues as many still struggle with unemployment and…

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District 172: Announcing our grant project

Earlier this year, we announced NEast Philly would take on an investigative project through a J-Lab Enterprise Reporting Fund grant and our partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods. We've been publishing pieces…

Real NEastate: Best-read post about Northeast real estate

Real NEastate writer Stacey McCarthy is on vacation this week, so we're running her best-read column. (OK, second best. Her most-read is about snow-shoveling, which doesn't really apply this time…

    • People lined up outside Guppies Childcare Center Tuesday to sign petitions and T-shirts in opposition of a methadone clinic on the 7900-block of Frankford Avenue.

Hundreds rally in opposition to Holmesburg methadone clinic

People lined up outside Guppies Childcare Center Tuesday to sign petitions and T-shirts in opposition of a methadone clinic on the 7900-block of Frankford Avenue. As the sun beat down and…

Raw Data: Everything the Redevelopment Authority has conveyed since 1986, to whom, and for how much

The City's Redevelopment Authority has unique powers of eminent domain and condemnation, as well as the ability to sell land at less-than-market-rate prices (including nominal fees) for redevelopment purposes. Over the…

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