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    • A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles. Photo/Shannon McDonald

City Planning Commission holds first public meeting for Lower Northeast District

A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles. Photo/Shannon McDonald Seven tables, 14 city planners and seven maps marked up in blue, red, black and…

Real NEastate: What do I do right after making settlement on my home?

Columnist Stacey McCarthy has the week off. Today, we're running her post from this time last year. Q: I am so excited! I make settlement on my first home in Holme…

    • Helios | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group

NEast Links: Deputy fire chief suspended, hit-and-run driver sought, students talk about books

NEast Links: Bringing you additional Northeast news Robert J. Wilkins, one of Philadelphia's deputy fire chiefs, has been suspended with intent to dismiss after failing to report to authorities the charges…

    • Photo by Steve Ives, phillytrax on Flickr

SEPTA updates City Council on lease negotiations

Since a resolution authorizing hearings on SEPTA’s lease agreement with the City was passed by City Council early last month, the two parties have begun working more closely and have drawn…

    • First steps taken toward a comprehensive plan for the Lower Northeast

First steps taken toward a comprehensive plan for the Lower Northeast

Two roadways were on the minds of residents who participated in a public input session designed to help city planners map out the future of Lower Northeast Philadelphia. Participants want Roosevelt…

    • Under the Clothespin
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'Under the Clothespin' revealed

Devoted Eyes on the Street readers know that I’ve been following along as artists Miriam Singer and Emilie Ledieu created Under the Clothespin, a cheery mosaic mashup of Philadelphia's cityscape…

    • Liberty Belle Diamond Jones fends off a tackle during an April 2011 game against the New York Sharks. The Belles play the sharks in New York this May. Photo/Bill Achuff

Liberty Belles return to the field with new coach [slideshow]

Liberty Belle Diamond Jones fends off a tackle during an April 2011 game against the New York Sharks. The Belles play the sharks in New York this May. Photo/Bill Achuff The…

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DAG talks vacant property strategies with panel Thursday

Thursday's Design Advocacy Group meeting promises to be a really interesting conversation about City Council's land bank proposal and the Nutter administration's "Front Door" strategy for dealing with vacant property disposition.…

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Financial Perspectives: Traditional vs. Roth IRA accounts

To Roth or not to Roth? As part of the process, I get to see how people are preparing for the eventual retirements. When it comes to retirement savings, many people are…

    • The restoration of the Termini Bros. storefront earned a Preservation Achievement Award.
    • Green Woods proposal goes before zoning board this week

Green Woods proposal goes before zoning board this week

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksPlans that would see a longtime Roxborough restaurant and catering hall replaced by an environmental charter school will go before the city this week. The…

    • DAG talks vacant property strategies with panel Thursday

DAG talks vacant property strategies with panel Thursday

The Design Advocacy Group meeting promises to be a really interesting conversation about City Council’s land bank proposal and the Nutter administration’s “Front Door” strategy for dealing with vacant property disposition.…

    • E.M. Stanton decision brings thank yous all around

E.M. Stanton decision brings thank yous all around

By Oscar Wang Celebrations were in order at E.M. Stanton Elementary last Friday morning after the School Reform Commission decided not to close the school.  During two special assembly sessions,…

First public session on Lower Northeast District Plan set for April 3

The first public meeting on the District Plan for the Lower Northeast – including Frankford, Northwood, Oxford Circle,  Summerdale, and Lawncrest - is set for April 3. Philadelphia adopted the  city-wide…

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The Lost Centennial Project

The Lost Centennial Project by Gary Reed The Lost Centennial Project is an exploration of an area many people speed by everyday. Other than the Please Touch Museum and Mann Music…

    • Sakura pavilion rededication
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Debut of Japanese Garden’s Sakura Pavilion Kicks off Cherry Blossom Season

Of the more than 200 buildings built in West Fairmount Park for the 1876 Centennial Exposition, only four remain, and two of those – originally built as “comfort stations” or bathrooms…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: No surprise TV stations don't know what Morrell Park is

Where is the Morrell Park Shop Rite? It's in Torresdale if you ask Channels 6, 3 and 10. When a car crashed into the store in late February, TV news…

    • A rendering of the building proposed for the Sisters of the Hole Family of Nazareth, as presented at Wednesday's Holme Circle Civic Association meeting. Photo/Elsie Stevens

Busy Holme Circle meeting features candidates, FOPP, sisters from Mount Nazareth convent

A rendering of the building proposed for the Sisters of the Hole Family of Nazareth, as presented at Wednesday's Holme Circle Civic Association meeting. Photo/Elsie Stevens As part of its annual…

    • Learn to restore woodwork this week. | Proportional by Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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April 2-6: 'Strangers When We Met' | Design with the other 90%: Cities | Witold Rybcznski & Moshe Safdie | Energy efficiency and wood repairs for older homes | building taller in 19th C. Philly

Learn to restore woodwork this week. | Proportional by Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupArchitecture in Film Series: Strangers When We Met Monday, April 2, 6:30pm, screening begins…

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