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    • Matt Wysong, the city Planning Commission's Northwest Philadelphia community planner.

Planning Commission approves 10-year Nicetown redevelopment plan

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksThe city Planning Commission has given its official backing to an ambitious 10-year plan to redevelop, market and support residential and commercial development in Nicetown.…

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Cat of the Week: Mommi

(A16110469) URGENT- Mother’s Day didn’t turn out quite the way it should have for Mommi! Just a few weeks ago, this gorgeous girl was raising her young babies on the street.…

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Dog of the Week: Missy

Missy (A14345370) is a quiet 7- to 8-year-old chihuahua mix who came back to ACCT after being a bit snippy with her previous owner’s children — she just doesn’t want to…

    • Barnes Reflection
Eyes on the Street

Barnes Materials: extraordinary textures

By now you've heard that architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien's design for the Barnes is a masterful modern work, imbued with a quiet, graceful power, and a sense of permanence.…

    • The 2011 Lawncrest Fourth of July parade rolls down Rising Sun Avenue toward the rec center. Photo/Bill Achuff

Plans being finalized, donations sought for Lawncrest Fourth of July celebration

The 2011 Lawncrest Fourth of July parade rolls down Rising Sun Avenue toward the rec center. Photo/Bill Achuff With less than two months to go before Lawncrest's annual Fourth of July…

    • St. Peter's Church c. 1870 by William Rau | Free Library collection, PhillyHistory.org
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St. Peter's Church roof at risk of collapse

  St. Peter's Church at 3rd and Pine streets has been in continuous use since the 1760s, but parishioners will not be able to worship in the sanctuary this Sunday. The Inquirer reports…

    • Later this summer a sharrow will likely replace the 10th Street bike lane in Chinatown.
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Chinatown bike lane to go sharrow, meetings 5/22 and 5/23

Earlier this month, I wrote about the troubled Chinatown stretch of the 10th Street bike lane. And now it looks like it's sharrows for Chinatown. Instead of a contiguous lane, the…

NEast Links: Fire, bus crash, teacher arrested

NEast Links: Bringing you additional Northeast news Several families were displaced yesterday after a fire broke out inside an apartment complex at 2255 Welsh Rd. The building was evacuated and…

    • Barging Through | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Greco/Barnes entry

A day of Barnes storming

Paul Goldberger waxed rhapsodic over it, the critic from The Architect's Newspaper used it as an opportunity to slam Philadelphia's urbanity, and the L.A. Times called it a "cautionary tale." Yesterday,…

    • A preliminary view for the William Way Senior Residences

Council approves sale of land for city's first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly senior housing

A local advocacy group and development company hope to begin construction of Philadelphia's first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly affordable senior housing this fall.The Dr. Magnus Herschfeld Fund, an LGBT…

Sign controls, other zoning code legislation, introduced at city council

A bill containing the sign controls portion of Philadelphia's new zoning code was introduced at City Council today. Introduced by Fourth-district Councilman Curtis Jones on behalf of Council President Darrell Clarke,…

Registered Community Organization information from PCPC

Background Registered Community Organizations and Civic Design Review established in new zoning code, signed into law in December 2011. New zoning code will become effective August 22, 2012. Regulations adopted by…

    • Hunting Park master plan

Parks & Recreation Commission finds jewel in Hunting Park

Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commission shined a spotlight on Hunting Park, an 87-acre oasis in North Philadelphia. Recently singled out by the City Parks Alliance, a national nonprofit,…

    • Later this summer a sharrow will likely replace the 10th Street bike lane in Chinatown.

Chinatown bike lane to go sharrow, meetings 5/22 and 5/23

The 10th Street bike lane will likely be removed through Chinatown. In its stead, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities says a sharrow will be used from Vine to Filbert.…

    • The owner of 542 Levick St. wants to open an accounting business on the first floor of the residential property. Image/Google Maps

Lawncrest residents approve plan for business on residential block

The owner of 542 Levick St. wants to open an accounting business on the first floor of the residential property. Image/Google Maps The house at 542 Levick St. in Lawncrest is…

    • Sites along the Schuylkill, like Grays Ferry Crescent, from the Water Works to Bartram's Garden will host painters working outdoors all weekend.
Eyes on the Street

Art Festival Will Line Schuylkill River Bank with Art

The three-day Art in the Open (AiO) festival will line the banks of the Schuylkill River with art and family activities this weekend, May 18 – 20. AiO aims to celebrate…

Eyes on the Street

Bike to Work Day and I Bike PHL Challenge

How many miles can you bike between now and August 31? How about biking to work this Friday? May happens to be bike month and the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia has…

Real NEastate: What happens if I have to sell my house while divorcing?

   Q: I am getting divorced. I want to move on and need to sell my house. My husband has moved out and I listed it for sale already with a…

    • Concept plan of Marina View Tower, 230 N. Columbus Blvd | Ensemble Real Estate
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