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Mayfair pizzeria hit by car

A car slammed into Renzi's Pizzeria overnight, causing six people to be evacuated from nearby apartments. The driver of the vehicle lost control just before and slammed into Renzi's on…

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Police shoot man during house burglary

A 24-year-old man was shot early this morning following a burglary on the 1400-block of Fanshawe Street. A couple returning home at 3 a.m. called police when they saw a…

NEast Links: North closes, Army Experience Center shuts down and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Northeast Catholic High School held its final graduation ceremony yesterday. Including the class of 2010,…

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Announcing NEast Philly's 1,000th article

Damn, that was a lot of work! NEast Philly is pleased to announce our 1,000th  (well, this makes 1,001) story on! It took us 19 months, 16 contributors and countless…

    • Artist JEFRE's RE:flect sculpture at 38th and Powelton features reflective sides and natural plant bedding.

Powelton Village gets green sculpture

Organizers in Powelton Village unveiled a new sculpture at 38th and Powelton Thursday afternoon. "RE:flect," as the sculpture is called, was dedicated by several organizations, including Mural Arts Program, Sustainable…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: WHYY needs a geography lesson

WHYY is starting its own hyperlocal web publication. For the Northwest. But they could still use a little help with the Northeast geography. Because Port Richmond is definitely not Northeast…

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Wissinoming Boys Club gears up for Football Speed Camp

Wiss BC has announced its Football Speed Camp for kids and teens. The camp is open to kids ages 6 to 15, and will run from July 12 through July 15…

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Northeast Metro roundup for June 9

We're in week five of our partnership with Metro, bringing Northeast news to the city's most widely read daily newspaper. In yesterday's issue, you'll find four pages of Northeast content,…

Advocacy group will release waterfront progress report this month

June 10, 2010 The Central Delaware Advocacy Group will later this month release a progress report detailing Philadelphia's progress in implementing the long-range plan for the Central Delaware Waterfront.A big…

UC Review: Baltimore Ave. business owners question L&I reps about outdoor seating

Baltimore Avenue business owners met with L&I representatives for an information session about a series of city inspections to take place on the corridor through the end of July. Though the…

The history of North Broad Street

PlanPhilly contributor Steven Ujifusu explores the history of late nineteenth century North Broad Street for the Philly History Blog. Be sure to check out our coverage of the beautiful mansions that…

Stu Bykofsky: Bicyclists using Byko to raise funds

June 9, 2010 Stu Bykofsky: Bicyclists using Byko to raise funds Read full column

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to receive commemorative mural and sculpture for historic "Freedom Now" rally

Later this month, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be commemorated with an official State Historical Marker, mural and sculpture at the corner of 40th, Lancaster Avenue and Haverford Avenue for…

Preservation Alliance launches Preserve Philadelphia Flickr group

As part of its Preserve Philadelphia initiative, the Preservation Alliance has announced that it is accepting user photograph submissions on the popular Flickr photography social network. Folks are encouraged to…

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Message from Parks and Rec friends: find the money

June 10, 2010 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhillyIf weather has any significance as an omen, today's park-related activities were very interesting indeed. Under a threatening sky, 17 representatives of parks…

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Firefighter injured in Bustleton blaze

A firefighter was injured overnight while battling a blaze in Bustleton. Colonial Electric Supply at Bustleton Avenue and Lott Street caught fire around 2:45 this morning, and firefighters rushed to the…

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Still need to hear from readers

So far the Reynolds Institute has counted fewer than 20 who've taken this survey. C'mon, people! We have 8,000+ Facebook fans, 130+ subscribers and 500+ Twitter followers --- help…

Real NEastate: FHA not OK for Mayfair seller

Q: My wife and I put a very good offer on a house in West Mayfair, but the seller turned it down because we are using an FHA loan. We don’t…

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SUV crashes into Somerton Burger King

The elderly driver of an SUV crashed into a Somerton Burger King yesterday morning. The driver, 80, struck the side of the Burger King at Bustleton Avenue and Hendrix Street at…

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