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City Council hears two hours of public testimony, closes hearings on ZCC proposals

Council heard from five panels consisting of about a dozen witnesses. Most spoke in favor of passing the draft, though several made specific recommendations for amendments. A coalition of Southwest Philadelphia…

    • An afternoon car crash on Roosevelt Boulevard left a woman dead and an infant injured. Photo by Stephen Schultz

Woman killed, child injured in Boulevard crash

An afternoon car crash on Roosevelt Boulevard left a woman dead and an infant injured. Photo by Stephen Schultz Police are investigating the details of a fatal crash on Roosevelt Boulevard…

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DAGspace: Zoning Reform Myth Busting

Zoning Reform Myth Busting by Timothy Kerner Philadelphia’s Zoning Reform process has officially moved from the Zoning Code Commission to City Council, and council members are now attempting to understand the…

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Flood clean-up tips from Fox Chase's The Carpet Shop

The Carpet Shop in Fox Chase offers tips for dealing with flood water. The Carpet Shop in Fox Chase has received many calls for help since the record rain fall in…

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September 26-30: Preservation Power | Zoning at City Council | Weatherization Workshop | LOOK! on Lancaster

Jean Carroon Monday, September 26, 6pm.  PennDesign, 210 S. 34th Street, Meyerson Hall B-3. Jean Carroon, a principal at Goody Clancy, comes to Penn to discuss the power of adaptive reuse,…

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Weekend News Briefs: 9/23 - 9/25

Friday -- A man was pronounced dead at Aria Health-Torresdale after his body was dumped from a car near a Tacony cemetery Friday. The 41-year-old may have died of a drug…

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The Buzz: Clean and Green on Germantown Ave | Chinatown Tower | President's House Mess | Zoning Debate

Newsworks reports that the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District has been hard at work keeping it's piece of Germantown Avenue clean, green, and well-lit, but the city has been slower to…

    • Donna Carney from the City Planning Commission recorded a group's conversation about housing.

Parkside: West Park residents voice opinions at Philadelphia 2035 planning meeting

By Kara Savidge and Christine FisherFor PlanPhilly This week marked an initial but important step in the City Planning Commission’s redevelopment of the West Parkside neighborhood. Sonia Laron discussed the…

    • UPDATED: SugarHouse talks expansion with planning commission

UPDATED: SugarHouse talks expansion with planning commission

SugarHouse Casino representatives hope to: build a parking garage 40 feet shorter than what was originally approved for their next phase of development, retain the option of building outward instead of…

DAGspace: Zoning Reform Myth Busting Timothy Kerner

By Tim KernerPhiladelphia’s Zoning Reform process has officially moved from the Zoning Code Commission to City Council, and council members are now attempting to understand the myriad consequences, both intended…

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Burglary alert from the 8th District

The 8th Police District sent the following burglary alert at 3:30 p.m. Friday: "Residents of the 8th Police District, this alert is to make you aware of an increase in residential…

    • Name This Plaza | Rendering by Lager Raabe Skafte Landscape Architects, Inc.
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Name Game

As PlanPhilly reported earlier this month, the south side of 30th Street Station is getting a new public space created from a former parking lane on Market Street. The space is currently being…

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Frankford man arrested for April police-involved shooting

Police have arrested the Frankford man shot by an off-duty officer in April, and charged the man with attempted murder and assault. Joshua Taylor, 23, was shot on the 4600-block of…

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Photos: Rally against proposed Holmesburg methadone clinic

The Mayfair and Holmesburg civic associations, state and local politicians and neighbors gathered against yesterday to protest the methadone clinic proposed on the 7900-block of Frankford Avenue at Decatur Street. Neighbors…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: South side of Bridge Street is undeniably Frankford

There's some argument over Frankford's northern border. Some say it's Cheltenham Avenue; others say Bridge Street. Regardless, the shootings that played out this past spring on the 2000-block of Bridge Street…

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September 23-25: Public Lands | Popped | Fall Garden Festival | College Day

POPPED! Music Festival Temple University's Liacouras Center [VENUE CHANGE], 1776 N. Broad Street. Friday and Saturday, September 23-24.  Due to a really wet forecast, the POPPED! Music Festival has changed venues…

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Enjoying the last days of summer at Fox Chase Rec Center

It is often referred to as the heart of Fox Chase and one visit to the Fox Chase Recreation Center leaves no doubt that is. Located at 7901 Ridgeway Ave., the center…

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The Buzz: Green Infrastructure | Urban Foraging | Student Housing | Satellite Dishes | SEPTA Accessibility

With more rain on the way, the Water Department shows how the city's green infrastructure handled stormwater during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee on their Watersheds Blog. Urban foraging in…

    • The Germantown overlay plays a big role in next week's Chelten Plaza hearing

The Germantown overlay plays a big role in next week's Chelten Plaza hearing

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philadelphia, zoning overlays govern what kind of sign you can hang above your Manayunk boutique, what your corner store can sell in Germantown,…

    • Plans for Umbria Village, located at 1 Parker Avenue by SEPTA's Ivy Ridge station in Roxborough, got the green light

Umbria Village apartment complex gets the green light from city officials

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyFile this one under Transit-Oriented Development: An apartment complex almost attached to the Ivy Ridge SEPTA station got the go-ahead from city agencies this week.…

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