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    • Casino-Free protester Rev. Jesse Brown

Casino-Free protesters found not guilty

Feb. 16, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThirteen of the Philadelphians arrested last September after locking arms in front of the SugarHouse Casino entrance were found not guilty on…

Visit the 2010 AIA Philadelphia Home Showcase at the Center for Architecture

Visit the 2010 AIA Philadelphia Home Showcase at the Center for Architecture Feb. 27 to March 7 Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday…

    • World Trade Center model

Amendment on height would benefit WTC

Feb. 14, 2010 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia Planning Commission will Tuesday consider an amendment to the Central Delaware Overlay that would eliminate height restrictions on…

    • The view at Kenny and Elnora roads in Parkwood, submitted by a NEast Philly reader.

What our Facebook fans had to say about the snow

While we've been updating you on school and city closings,  our 7,000+ Facebook fans have been busy taking photos and sharing their snow stories. We asked our fans how they're spending…

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Roof collapsing at JAMZ

With approximately 70 inches of snowfall since December, the damage around the region is stacking up. Trees and traffic signs are usually the first to go, but the weight of the…

NEast Links: Mayoral ranking, SEPTA love and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. According to a recent poll, Mayor Michael Nutter’s highest approval rating is in the Northeast…

Big Money for "Livable Communities" in FY2011 Federal Budget

In this issue of APA Advocate, the American Planning Association's Update on Legislative and Policy Issues: HUD Issues Advance Notice on Planning Grants, Seeks Comment Congress approved $150 million FY…

Bart Blatstein to break ground on supermarket in Northern Liberties

First reported on Philebrity: On Tuesday, February 16 at 3:30 p.m, developer Bart Blatstein will be breaking ground on his long-rumored shopping center at Second Street and Girard Ave. in…

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Public and parochial schools closed for the rest of the week

Parents, get ready for a long weekend with the kids. The School District of Philadelphia and Archdiocese of Philadelphia have announced that all city schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Feb.…

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A Woman's View: Starting over

Sometimes it may seem that some of the hardest things in life involve starting over.  Letting go of the past or present and moving on to a new and different beginning…

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City offices closed again today

Due to the persistent snow, all City offices will be closed again today. Those employees not required to assist with snow removal are once again encouraged to stay home, and…

Philabundance Opens Produce Distribution Site in West Philly

UC Review: Philabundance Opens Produce Distribution Site in West Philly Philabundance’s Fresh For All program will open its first West Philadelphia site beginning Wednesday, February 10.  Located in the parking…

To UCity Small Businesses: Reduce Energy & Receive Rebate

UC Review: To UCity Small Businesses: Reduce Energy & Receive Rebate With electric bills set to sky rocket in 2011—that’s when PECO’s rate caps will be removed and the cost…

South Street Headhouse District Kicks Off 'Heart of the District' Campaign

Weekly Press: South Street Headhouse District Kicks Off 'Heart of the District' Campaign Social media initiative illustrates the eclectic Philadelphia neighborhood and promotes its monthly Fourth Friday event South Street…

A message from Tranportation for America

A message from Transportation for America: We just got word from our team on Capitol Hill - despite the massive blizzard bearing down on the East Coast this week, the…

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Public and parochial schools to close for third time this week

Snow day! The School District of Philadelphia and Archdiocese of Philadelphia have announced that all city schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb, 9 due to snow. You can check the…

    • Joey Dawejko doubles over his opponent Ricardo Johnson with solid body shots.

Joey Dawejko remains undefeated

Joey Dawejko remains undefeated as a pro, with two wins, including his most recent win Friday, Feb. 5, at The Blue Horizon in North Philadelphia. (More photos below.) Dawejko, a junior…

Real NEastate: Help, I’m in foreclosure

Q: My house is in foreclosure. I have not been able to make the payments in several months. I want to sell it before the sheriff does. What should I do?…

    • Midtown, looking toward Downtown
    • The city is in for more snow, in addition to the 20+ inches seen here in the December 2009 storm. Photo by Bill Achuff.

Snow closings and cancellations

As of 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, the following weather announcements have been made: -Tonight's Holmesburg Civic Association meeting is canceled. -All public and parochial schools will be closed Wednesday, Feb.…

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