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    • PGCB attorney says Foxwoods should not get more time to save its license

PGCB attorney says Foxwoods should not get more time to save its license

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's enforcement arm has recommended the board not grant the Foxwoods Casino team any more time to gather information Foxwoods attorneys say they need to defend the…

City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program happy hour event.

The Ale & Arts Adventure provides a delicious recipe for fun in Philadelphia. This weekly summer tour features Center City murals, a history of Philadelphia's favorite bars and serves up Pennsylvania's…

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Mayfair kitchen fire extinguished quickly

A home on the 3000-block of St. Vincent Street (at Battersby) caught fire Saturday afternoon. The fire, which started in the exhaust duct above the stove, was quickly extinguished by firefighters,…

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Watermain break in Rhawnhurst

An early morning watermain break in Rhawnhurst rerouted traffic as water and mud filled the street. The break occurred where Summerdale Avenue and Langdon Street change names near the intersection of…

    • Gioanna Romano. Image courtesy of Action News.

Holmesburg accident takes teen girl's legs

A Holmesburg girl was shopping in Holmesburg with her mother Sunday afternoon when a car accident took both her legs. Gioanna Romano was with her mother at the shopping center…

    • The Planet Aid donation box at Bleigh and Oxford avenues was set on fire over the weekend. Photo courtesy of Fox Chase Town Watch.

Donation boxes targeted by arsonists in Fox Chase

Fox Chase Town Watch President Steve Phillips sent us the above photo of a donation box in the area that was set on fire -- a common occurrence recently. The box…

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Missing the Northeast: The Boulevard

Introducing our new column -- and new columnist: Missing the Northeast by Steve Wilson. Steve is a former Far Northeast resident who recently moved to New Jersey for work. And he…

Lead gaming board attorney says Foxwoods team should not get more time to gather info to save its license

June 28, 2010The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's enforcement arm has recommended the board not grant the Foxwoods Casino team any more time to gather information Foxwoods attorneys say they need…

    • Introducing PlanPhilly's new homepage design

Introducing PlanPhilly's new homepage design

For PlanPhilly to continue to grow its audience, new forms of content and new mechanisms for delivery must be created in a flexible framework.So, in order to respond to the…

Breaking: shooting on 1600-block of Foulkrod

This email arrived at 4:04 this morning from West Frankford Town Watch: "Police are on the scene of a shooting in the Frankford area. 1600 Foulkrod Street is the scene of…

    • Mayfair's popular Grey Lodge Pub serves an even larger crowd during Beer Week.

(Northeast) Philly Beer Week

Out of more than 100 bars and pubs that celebrated Philadelphia Beer Week this year, only two beacons of craft beers and micro-brews – the Grey Lodge Pub and Three Monkeys…

NEast Links: Frankford safety ambassadors, Tacony's firehouse and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. The Safety Ambassador Program has returned to the Frankford Business Corridor as of yesterday. The…

    • Arlene Ackerman, superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, prepares for her keynote speech at the Camelot graduation ceremony. Photo courtesy of Ceislet Media & Issue Advocacy.

Ackerman keynote speaker at Camelot graduation ceremony

From Camelot Schools: “Don’t ever give up, “ was the message Philadelphia School District Superintendent Arlene Ackerman gave more than 200 students -- once deemed potential drop-outs -- as they received their…

    • Wayne Station

Wayne Station has a bold, new look

Friday morning, the retooled, historic Wayne Station on the Thorndale Regional Rail line in Delaware County was dedicated before a large crowd following Phase II reconstruction, which consisted of substantial structural…

City Council pushes back against aggressive Redevelopment Authority

There's tension between City Council and Philadelphia's Redevelopment Authority, the Inquirer's Jennifer Lin reports. Under Mayor Nutter, RDA has moved on deals with renovators without alerting Council, which was given…

Bella Vista townhouse developers present at neighborhood meeting in anticipation of ZBA

Developer Mark Shaw and architecture firm Amburn and Jarosinski presented plans Tuesday at the Bella Vista Town Watch Zoning Committee for 38 townhouse residences to be built where a large parking…

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Mayfair opposes Paddy Whacks zoning

After two meetings to discuss the matter, Mayfair residents Tuesday night expressed their opposition to the zoning proposal for a Paddy Whacks at Frankford Avenue and Glenview Street. Approximately 60…

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Northeast Metro: June 23 edition

In case you missed yesterday's edition of the NEast Philly Metro, we've got the links here for you to check out. Our next issue will be out Wednesday, July 7.…

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A Woman's View: the ideal job

With all the different types of jobs available for women, the current economy notwithstanding, I began to wonder how many women are happy with their jobs and how many despise the…

    • Pattison Station

Breaking: SEPTA sells Pattison Station naming rights

By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyThe SEPTA Board voted unanimously Thursday to approve a five-year agreement that would give AT&T the naming rights to the Pattison Avenue station on the Broad…

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