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    • Redering of The Ridge in East Falls | Onion Flats
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April 30-May4: Philadelphia Modernism | Ridge Flats @ DAG | 'Reclaiming the Rust Belt'

Building Philadelphia: Misfits and Heroes: Modernism in the Delaware Valley Tuesday, May 1, 6-9:30pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics is a 10-part lecture series…

    • Klein JCC Program Director for Adult Services Shelley Geltzer enjoys a slow dance with Dr. Fred Goldman on his 100th birthday. Photo/Michelle Alton

Fred Goldman celebrates 100th birthday with friends at Klein JCC [slideshow]

Klein JCC Program Director for Adult Services Shelley Geltzer enjoys a slow dance with Dr. Fred Goldman on his 100th birthday. Photo/Michelle AltonEditor's note: This story is being republished due…

    • Frankford resident Paul Corbin heads to Southampton for aerial yoga on a sunny spring day. Photo/Matthew Flowers

Frankford resident refreshes workout regime with aerial yoga

Frankford resident Paul Corbin heads to Southampton for aerial yoga on a sunny spring day. Photo/Matthew Flowers Paul Corbin was looking for a new way to get in shape and add…

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Fairmount Arts Crawl Celebrates Local Artists and Venues

The 8th annual Fairmount Arts Crawl attracted more than 70 local artists, featured more than 45 local businesses and filled Fairmount Ave sidewalks with visitors on Sunday, April 29. “It’s called…

    • Hahn's bike
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Multi-modal with MOTU: Biking about

Multi-modal with MOTU is a new, occasional series where Eyes on the Street meets up with planners from the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities to explore the city’s infrastructure. We'll…

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Sanchez calls for more security in city's vacant buildings

Photo/Philadelphia City Council It looks like owners of vacant properties in Philadelphia will have to do more to keep squatters out. The matter had a rare Friday committee hearing at City…

    • Rendering of possible future for Pier 9 as an adaptable event space. | courtesy of DRWC
    • Ashley Hahn's hotrod Schwinn Collegiate.

Multi-modal with MOTU: Biking about, Part 1

Multi-modal with MOTU is a new, occasional series where Eyes on the Street meets up with planners from the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities to explore the city’s infrastructure. We’ll…

    • Public hearing tonight on design for AMTRAK's new transmission line, electrification system

Public hearing tonight on design for AMTRAK's new transmission line, electrification system

AMTRAK and representatives from Burns Engineering will hold a public meeting tonight in Radnor Township to discuss an electrification transmission line project, now in the design and planning phases, that will…

    • DRWC's swan boats are ready for the season

Swan boats, other summer activities on tap for the Delaware River waterfront

This bevy of swan boats is ready for the Delaware River.This will be the second year the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has offered swan boats for rent, along with kayaks,…

    • Columbia Avenue connector

Neighborhood-to-waterfront connector street projects moving forward

Progress continues on three street improvement projects designed to better link Philadelphia neighborhoods with the Central Delaware Riverfront through improved pedestrian and bicycle access, lighting, landscaping and signage.Delaware River Waterfront…

    • A group of organizers stood at Philadelphia Stars Negro League Memorial Park: (L-R) Ken Carter, Rebbeca Alpert, Morris Levin, Rachel Garland, Bonnie Silverman, Ruth Ost and Jerry Silverman. | Philadel
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Grassroots movement advocates to restore baseball tradition in West Parkside

by Connor Showalter and Jade C. McKenzie [Philadelphia Neighborhoods]   In the 1930s and 1940s, baseball was played at the 44th and Parkside Ballpark, where the originally Negro National League-affiliated Philadelphia…

    • Philly Pretzel Factory CEO Dan Dizio will be on

Pretzel Factory co-founder appears on 'Undercover Boss' tonight

Philly Pretzel Factory CEO Dan Dizio will be on "Undercover Boss" tonight. Press photo/CBS Dan Dizio has been selling pretzels since he was 11 years old, but it's been a long…

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April 27-29: Astronomy Night, Shadfest, Flavors of the Avenue, Fairmount Arts Crawl

Astronomy Night Friday, April 27, 8pm. 20 locations. As part of the Philadelphia Science Festival, Astronomy Night is back at more than 20 venues in and around Philly, including the Franklin…

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Thanks to our weekly sponsor: Good2Go Insurance

Thanks to our weekly sponsor, Good2Go Auto Insurance. Good2Go Insurance wants you to get the Philadelphia car insurance coverage you need to get on the road. Before you buy insurance…

    • Councilman Denny O'Brien announces the 2012 Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame inductees. Photo/Rebecca Haegele

Four people seven churches to become Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame members

Councilman Denny O'Brien announces the 2012 Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame inductees. Photo/Rebecca Haegele On October 21, Northeast Philadelphians will gather at Holy Family University. They'll eat h'ordeuvres, listen to classical…

    • A mural commemorates the 44th and Parkside Ballpark where the historic Philadelphia Stars once played.

Parkside: Local businesses help community start to make a comeback

This article was created in partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Temple University's capstone multimedia journalism class. By Jade C. McKenzie and Connor ShowalterFor PlanPhilly  The future for West Parkside has…

    • Balance Chestnut Hill plans to relocate to W. Willow Grove is in limbo right now (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Dispute between Chestnut Hill building owners delays Balance fitness relocation

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks A week after a zoning hearing, there is still no word on whether Chestnut Hill yoga studio Balance will make a planned move to a…

    • The study focused on major intersections, like this one at Columbia and Delaware.

Delaware Ave./Columbus Blvd. traffic plan won't hugely impact congestion, says city transportation official

The recommendations made in a draft of the Delaware Avenue/Columbus Boulevard traffic study “won't be hugely impactful” on roadway congestion, Philadelphia Deputy Commissioner for Transportation Steve Buckley told the Delaware River…

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