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UPDATED: Old City Scoop The Poop campaign gets city blessing for pilot program, chooses new mascot

The volunteers running a campaign to rid Old City's streets of dog waste have received the city's blessing to continue their program as a year-long pilot.Program co-chair Janet Kalter said…

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Grey Lodge Pub on Draft Magazine's list of America's 100 best beer bars

Well-known in the Northeast, well-explored by Philadelphia's beer drinkers, and  once recognized by Esquire as one of the best places to drink in the country, the Grey Lodge Pub has…

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Inga Saffron on "The Grand Adjustment" at TEDx

In November, TEDxPhilly brought together some of our city's brightest urbanists and performers for a day full of urban inspiration and ideas about The City. As promised, I'm sharing some…

    • The Charles Dickens statue in Clark Park was installed in 1901. Celebrate Dickens' 200th birthday with Friends of Clark Park on Sunday.
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Super Sunday 2/5: Green Philly, Dickens' 200th birthday, films with Megawords

Drew Becher: Making Philadelphia the Greenest City in America Sunday February 5, 11am. Gershman Y, 401 South Broad Street. Drew Becher, President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, will talk about PHS’…

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Former cop gets probation for stealing from Northwood bar

Former 15th District Police Office Kenneth Crockett has been sentenced to probation after being convicted in October of stealing from Pat's Cafe in Northwood. Crockett was charged in July with stealing $825…

    • No door at the Divine Lorraine | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr group
    • The Campaign to Take Back Vacant Land applauds the introduction of land bank legislation by Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez

City Council will consider creating a Land Bank

City Council held its second meeting of 2012 Thursday morning, passing a handful of bills and resolutions introduced last week. Several Council members also introduced significant new bills related to land…

    • Civic engagement on sign controls gets underway

Civic engagement on sign controls gets underway

The inter-agency working group responsible for reforming Philadelphia’s sign regulations held the first in a series of five “facilitated discussions” with stakeholder groups Thursday morning at the Center for Architecture. The…

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Dog of the Week: Shaunie

This gorgeous girl is Shaunie (A15052829). Shaunie is a 1- to 2-year-old female Staffordshire Terrier mix. She found her way to someone’s back yard and they brought her to the shelter to find…

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Draft district plans for Lower South and West Park draft plans introduced

Center City: Philadelphia2035 Releases First Two Draft Plans from Philadelphia Neighborhoods on Vimeo. As PlanPhilly's Kellie Patrick Gates reported, the district plans for Lower South [pdf] and West Park…

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Cat of the Week: Jonah

UPDATE, Feb. 9, 2012: Jonah has been adopted! Meet sweet Jonah (A15063422), a young male tabby abandoned at Animal Control. When Jonah arrived he was emaciated, dehydrated and sick with a…

    • Sen. Mike Stack (podium) talks about the need for long-term transportation infrastructure funding. He was joined Wednesday by (left to right) Rep. Mike McGeehan; Dr. Dick Voith, the senior vice presid

With Holmesburg Junction as example, legislators call for funding for transportation upgrades

Sen. Mike Stack (podium) talks about the need for long-term transportation infrastructure funding. He was joined Wednesday by (left to right) Rep. Mike McGeehan; Dr. Dick Voith, the senior vice president…

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    • Meetings will be held this month at Northeast and Lincoln high schools to review the criteria for the new superintendent of the Philadelphia School District. Image/Google Maps

Two Northeast meetings planned on search for new school district superintendent

Meetings will be held this month at Northeast and Lincoln high schools to review the criteria for the new superintendent of the Philadelphia School District. Image/Google Maps Two meetings have been…

    • From left: Jaramoji, Blatstein, Greenberger, Satullo, Street

Megaprojects: Can't we all just get along?

The "other side" got its due Tuesday night as the weeks devoted to the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presentation of In the Footprint: The Battle over Atlantic Yards, came…

    • What kinds of signs should Philadelphia have?
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Picking up on signs: (de)sign controls, visual preferences, digital billboards, and wayfinding

Philly is a sign-heavy city. And it seems that our signage big and small is getting lots of attention lately. I've mentioned the push to legalize bandit signs, billboard art…

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West Parkside: Bringing Jazz Back to West Philadelphia

A Philadelphia businessman recently opened a jazz venue in West Parkside to spark an interest for arts and live music in what he calls an "upcoming neighborhood." Jamal Parker, 41, owns…

    • Shamrock Shuttle 2010 outside McNoodle's. Photo/Mayfair resident and Civic Association board member Donny Smith

Mayfair begins preparation for controversial Shamrock Shuttle [video]

Shamrock Shuttle 2010 outside McNoodle's. Photo/Mayfair resident and Civic Association board member Donny Smith It's that time of year again. The buses, the drinking, the public urination. The revenue for Frankford…

    • Vacant lots on Point Breeze Avenue that OCF Realty wants to develop. | GoogleMaps
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Point Breeze development rumbles? Blame the process.

Monday night’s South Philadelphia H.O.M.E.S. (SPHINC) zoning meeting was not about zoning. Of the projects on the agenda, the only one heard was OCF Realty’s proposed mixed-use development at the corner…

Real NEastate: Numbers show Northeast Philadelphia is currently a Buyer's Market

Home sellers in the Northeast have yet to experience a turn-around in the housing market. Foreclosures and distressed property sales (short sales) are the hardest problem to overcome in terms of…

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