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NEast Philly Quizzo @ the Grey Lodge proves a success

There was a ringer in our midst. More than 40 people packed the second floor bar of the Grey Lodge on Frankford Avenue between Wissinoming and Mayfair Wednesday night for Northeast…

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NEast Links: Northwood baby has national TV appearance, MaST Charter School exemption and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Twenty-three-month-old Mischa Weston, of Northwood, made the top 10 of Beautiful Baby Week, a contest…

US 422 Corridor Draft Final Master Plan Complete

US 422 Corridor Draft Final Master Plan Complete DVRPC's US 422 Corridor Draft Final Master Plan, distributed in early February, identifies strategic steps and investment decisions to sustainably accommodate growth and…

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Lenape chiefs, Indian scholar reflect on Penn Treaty history

March 5, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Two hundred years ago today, at what is now Fishtown’s Penn Treaty Park, a storm felled a huge tree that witnessed a…

Food for Thought: Alfie's

Recently redesigned, Alfie’s in the Blue Grass Shopping Center [map], has reopened to offer food and entertainment.  Aside from a full menu, Alfie's offers Sunday night salsa (and other…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, March 2010

GRID Philly, April 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. DVRPC Focus Newsletter, March 2010 Delaware Valley…

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A deeper look at the Market East signage flap

Feb. 26, 2010 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFirst District Councilman Frank DiCicco says his proposal to allow for bigger, flashier signs on East Market Street could help revive an…

Publications and Newsletters, May 2010

GRID Philly, May 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiatives - West Philadelphia, May…

Philly Weekly Spotlights the Delaware Riverfront

In this week's Multimedia section of Philadelphia Weekly, Stephen Metzger posts a video about the Delaware riverfront, the many neighborhoods it touches and the variety of activities at the river's…

University City Updates: Baltimore Avenue redesign and Historical Society awards

UC Review: Discussion begins on Baltimore Ave. redesign from 4900-52nd Streets The seven blocks of Baltimore Avenue beginning at Clark Park on 43rd Street through to the Dock Street Brew…

UC Review reports on Zoning Code Commission public comment

UC Review: New draft of zoning code gets an airing Last week West Philadelphia became the first of the city’s neighborhoods to view and comment on the first draft of…

Weekly Press: Frank Loyd Wright In Elkins Park

Weekly Press: Frank Loyd Wright In Elkins Park When Rabbi Mortimer J. Cohen wrote to architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the early 1950s, he said that envisioned a wholly modern…

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Come play Quizzo tonight

Tonight's the night! We're sponsoring a Northeast-themed quizzo event at the Grey Lodge Pub, and you should come. Why? Well aside from free quizzo, there will be drink specials,…

    • City Councilwoman Joan Krajewski (l) examines the wall of inductees to the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. Photo by Christopher Wink.

Selection committee seeks public's suggestions for Hall of Fame candidates

The Northeast gets called a lot of things: suburban, Republican, behind-the-times -- and those are just the subtle insults. But what people in other parts of the city -- and even…

Real NEastate: When to fire your agent

Q: We had our house in Burholme on the market for several months and we have had only four showings and no offers. Our real estate agent is blaming the market,…

DRWC OKs Race St. Pier connector

The Delaware River Waterfront Corp. is moving ahead with a project to connect the Race Street Pier to Center City.The executive committee approved $95,000 to design a way of tying…

Philadelphia City Planning Commission unanimously adopted the city’s new six-year capital program and budget

March 2, 2010 The Philadelphia City Planning Commission unanimously adopted the city’s new six-year capital program and budget in a special session on Tuesday, after an outline of the plan by…

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SS United States now in grave peril

March 3, 2010 By Steven B. Ujifusa For PlanPhillyThe owners of the SS United States are now accepting scrappers' bids for the famous ocean liner. Norwegian Cruise Lines, which is…

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Wynn makes his Foxwoods pitch

March 3, 2010 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners and casino mogul Steve Wynn Wednesday persuaded the state gaming control board to leave Foxwoods Casino license…

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Regional Rail numbers will go away on July 25

March 3, 2010By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhilly SEPTA riders will be seeing new regional rail designations after all.Despite some waffling by SEPTA officials over the past several weeks, communications…

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