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    • Night Market packed the streets of Chinatown last fall and will return for the season in May.
Eyes on the Street

SEPTA ditches gender stickers | waterfront zoning worries | Hunting Park renewal | Night Market returns | 19125 bandit sign contest

SEPTA will stop caring what gender you are next year. The Daily News reports that after a request from a transgender advocacy group SEPTA TransPasses will no longer have stickers saying…

    • Sheriff sales failing to round up promised bonanza of property tax deadbeats

Sheriff sales failing to round up promised bonanza of property tax deadbeats

Two years ago, the City of Philadelphia offered its legions of tax deadbeats a once-in-a-generation chance at amnesty: a 54-day window to settle their accounts without paying a dime in penalties…

    • Park advocates call on Mayor and Council to restore $8 million to Parks & Recreation

Park advocates call on Mayor and Council to restore $8 million to Parks & Recreation

What:              Park & recreation advocates and citizens will pack City Council Chambers to call on the Mayor and City Council to Restore $8 Million in promised funding to the…

    • Strawbridge & Clothier

Historical Commission approves canopy on new Inquirer/Daily News headquarters, denies church adaptive reuse

Two cases consumed the bulk of Friday's Philadelphia Historical Commission meeting, while at the same time shining a spotlight on the issues raised when new uses are found for old structures…

    • Will the Inquirer building become part of a hotel-casino complex?

Eyes on the Street poll: A casino on Callowhill?

Since the license for a Foxwoods casino is officially dead, we’ve been wondering where a second casino might go in Philly, if at all. City Council President Darrell Clarke’s pro-casino…

    • Still smoldering: the remains of Buck Hosiery late Monday afternoon as seen from the El platform.
Eyes on the Street

Still Smoldering: Preventing the next Buck

When I stood looking at the still smoldering wreckage that was the Buck factory on Monday evening, a Jasper Street resident was looking at "The White Elephant" across the street from…

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Dog of the Week: Jackie-O

Meet Jackie (A15922320)! This sweetheart of a girl is a 1- to 2-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier mix who was found as a stray and brought to the shelter. Don't let the wounds…

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Cat of the Week: Olive [video]

URGENT- Just as olives are the perfect complement to many foods and drinks, this girl is surely the missing ingredient in your family! Olive is a petite 6- to 12-month-old gal who arrived…

    • Will PREIT put back Strawbridge's signage?
Eyes on the Street

Will Strawbridge's ghost signs be replaced? [UPDATED]

UPDATED [4/13/12]: PlanPhilly's JoAnn Greco reports that the Inquirer will indeed get its canopy and marquee, but the bronze lettering issue has been tabled.  All over the building at 8th and Market streets…

    • This suspect is wanted for robbery in the 7th District. Image/Philadelphia Police

Elderly woman robbed walking home from Bell's Corner supermarket [surveillance video]

This suspect is wanted for robbery in the 7th District. Image/Philadelphia Police Police in the 7th District are looking for the man who robbed an elderly woman on her way home…

    • Art and Industry | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group

Green Building organizations commend Pennsylvania schools for applications

Philadelphia, PA – (April 3, 2012)   Leaders from green building organizations across the Commonwealth offered their support today to the four schools nominated last week by the Pennsylvania Department of the…

    • Will PREIT put back Strawbridge's signage?

Will Strawbridge’s ghost signs be replaced?

All over the building at 8th and Market streets there are ghost letters that spell out Strawbridge & Clothier. What happened to the signs on Strawbridge’s? The lettering was apparently removed…

    • Update: Commonwealth Court upholds Dilworth House appeal

Update: Commonwealth Court upholds Dilworth House appeal

By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyThe owners who wish to build a condominium tower behind and above the Dilworth House on Washington Square this week lost a significant court battle –…

    • APM breaks ground on Paseo Verde

APM breaks ground on Paseo Verde

Asociacíon Puertorriqueños en Marcha—the Association of Puerto Ricans on the March, or APM—broke ground Tuesday morning on a mixed-use, transit-oriented development project to be known as Paseo Verde at 9th and…

    • Key connectors

CDAG's overlay angst: Group worries about blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots and too much signage

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group are concerned that changes in the latest draft of the Central Delaware Overlay could result in blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots…

    • ZBA approves signage, smaller retail spaces for Chelten Plaza

ZBA approves signage, smaller retail spaces for Chelten Plaza

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksThe final pieces of the new Chelten Plaza shopping center are falling into place, as developer Pulaski Partners now has city approval for smaller retail…

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Zoning board approves plans for apartments and yoga studio at former Propper Brothers site

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksGet ready for big changes to the historic Propper Bros. furniture store building at Levering and Cresson streets in Manayunk, as plans for apartments and…

    • Bella Vista's Fante-Leone pool will likely be demolished this year to make way for new housing.
Eyes on the Street

Farewell Fante-Leone pool

I remember stumbling upon the building at the corner of Montrose and Darien streets a few years ago. I was drawn in by classical entryway topped with the Philadelphia crest, and…

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Memorial services Friday and Saturday for two fallen firefighters

Memorial services have been set for the two Philadelphia firefighters who died Monday battling a multi-alarm blaze n Kensington. Lt. Robert Neary and Firefighter Daniel Sweeney were putting out a…

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