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    • SugarHouse site waterfront

SugarHouse may withdraw application

Brad Maule photo Previous coverage June 2 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillySugarHouse Casino officials may withdraw an application for a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers –…

    • Civic Vision, recreation

Group presses city on overlay bill

June 2 The Development Workshop letter to the city's legal dept. By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyIn advance of Wednesday’s City Council hearing on the Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District,…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Frankford and Frankford Ave. not the same thing

Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to do something about…

    • Mark Alan Hughes

Sustainability may be absorbed in FY10

June 2 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyWho will take on the year-old Mayor’s Office of Sustainability once Director Mark Alan Hughes is gone? So far, the official line is…

June 17: Pier 11 design finalists to make public presentation

June 17, 2009 (6:00 pm-8:30 pm) On the evening of June 17, the DRWC Planning Committee will be hosting a public presentation of the final candidates for the redesign of Pier…

Recommendations for Commission on Parks and Rec

This afternoon, City Council's Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, chaired by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, announced their list of 25 recommended candidates to serve on the Commission on Parks…

Preservation Update: Dilworth Plaza, Libraries, Hillman Center

From the Preservation Alliance's monthly e-newsletter: Dilworth Plaza Plans AdvanceThe Philadelphia Historical Commission granted conceptual approval at its May meeting to the Center City District's plan to redesign Dilworth…

    • Sidney Hillman Center

Preservation Row: Hillman Medical Center

June 1 Ongoing series casts light on historic and unique sites that may be at risk of deterioration or demolition. Previous stories: Carnegie Libraries, Church of the Assumption, Lazaretto…

Mayfair yardsale tomorrow

By Shannon McDonald There will be a multi-block, multi-family yardsale in Mayfair tomorrow beginning at 9 .m. Three blocks are participating: 2800-block of Glenview Street 2800-block of Longshore Avenue 2800-block of…

Trailer for Frankford High School documentary

Some more good Frankford news. The much celebrated culinary arts program at Frankford High School is getting the star treatment, as the Northeast Times reported last week. It's the subject…

Frankford manufacturer joins list of nation's fastest growing ‘inner-city’ companies

One month after highlighting Globe Dye Works, another Frankford company is getting widespread praise. East Frankford design collaborator and fabrication company Amuneal was ranked 51st in the 11th annual Inner…

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NEast Links

By Shannon McDonald Here’s a list of what happened around the NEast this week, in case you missed it. Greg Wade, Northeast resident and former president of the Philadelphia Home and…

    • Andy Altman

Altman: Philly on track despite challenges

May 29, 2009 By Thomas J. Walshand Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly At the last Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting, on May 19, the final vote on the final agenda…

PA Planners: Take action regarding SB850

A message from the American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter: The PA Senate recently passed SB850, their version of the State’s FY09-10 budget, which eliminates funding for programs important to…

Inquirer: SEPTA will upgrade 50 stations in the next five years

Inquirer: Many SEPTA stations to get makeovers Paul Nussbaum reports that SEPTA has launched its most ambitious makeover of Regional Rail stations, renovating one-third of the system.  Total costs are…

No press is bad press? Philadelphia blog calls out the Northeast

By Shannon McDonald If they're covering us, they're either getting it wrong or making fun of us. Not that I'd call Philebrity "big media," but they gave the Northeast a little…

Food for Thought: Green Papaya Cafe

This quaint little eatery is located at 7933 Bustleton Avenue (between Borbeck and Loney).  A very small, plain restaurant with a continental food variety that is open for lunch and…

Next Great City: Support Interim Zoning on the Central Delaware

Next Great City: Support Interim Zoning on the Central Delaware After being approved in concept by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission last week, the interim zoning overlay for the central Delaware…

Tonight at the Pennypack Park Concert Series: Rolling Stones

By Shannon McDonald The Glimmer Twins, a Rolling Stones tribute band, will play Pennypack Park’s Summer Music Festival tonight at 7 p.m. Don’t forget your chairs, blankets, snacks and bugspray. Next…

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