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Destination Schuylkill River

Destination Schuylkill River is a project of The Schuylkill Project, dedicated to connecting the communities of East Falls and Manayunk to the river through planning, programming and projects. It is a…

    • Brewer John Betz built this Classical mausoleum in the late 1800s in his own lifetime.

Look Up: Great architecture for the final rest

Dec. 12 “Look Up” is a feature of PlanPhilly that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on a different Philadelphia area neighborhood…

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Woman arrested in auto attack

Police arrested a woman Saturday afternoon after what they say was an intentional attack with her vehicle. Reports say the woman intentionally ran over a man with her car at the…

Complete the Schuylkill River Trail

Complete the Trail On the Schuylkill, the Complete the Schuylkill River Trail coalition has launched their new website: http://completethetrail.org/. The site includes information about trail segments, the online petition to…

Inquirer: Riders say SEPTA change is behind schedule

Inquirer: Riders say SEPTA change is behind schedule By Jeff GammageThe Philadelphia Inquirer, January 11, 2010Colin Weir rides the bus to work, and takes subways and trains elsewhere,…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, January 2010

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Newsletter: Winter 2010 The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is dedicated to uniting the region's elected officials, planning professionals and the public with a common vision…

A Reception to Celebrate the Philadelphia Historic Interiors Bill

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, Friends of the Boyd and AIA Philadelphia Historic Preservation Committee invite you to A Reception to Celebrate the Philadelphia Historic Interiors Bill and to Honor…

Philadelphia Bike Share Feasibility Study Complete

A message from Bike Share Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Bike Share Feasibility Study is complete. A final draft of the study was delivered to the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities…

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Frankford High basketball team attacked

After a tense game Thursday that ended early due to the rowdiness of Olney High School fans, Frankford High School basketball players left the gym victorious. And then, they were attacked.…

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Suspect in custody after double hit-and-run

A suspect is in custody after striking a woman with his car twice. Police arrested 39-year-old Michael Saunders early this morning. Reports say Saunders hit a 21-year-old female with his car…

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How to donate your old cell phone to domestice violence victims

If you're still holding on to that old brick-like cell phone for nostalgia's sake, or letting your toddler play with your forgotten Motorola RAZR because the Fisher Price cell phones just…

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Salvation Army and Y updates at Frankford Civic meeting

The futures of two large neighborhood institutions were discussed at Thursday's Frankford Civic Association meeting. First, the now vacant Salvation Army building, on Frankford Avenue near Unity Street, is up for…

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NEast Links

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Aquan Spearman will soon go to trial after being charged with the sexual assault of three…

Your Opinion is Needed!

Your Opinion is Needed! We would like input from those who have experience with boating, kayaking, fishing or sailing, as well as those who have no experience - but may be…

    • Mayfair Town Watch president John Vearling (center) takes suggestions from members of the newly formed group.

Mayfair Town Watch to host police meet-and-greet

At their first meeting of 2010, Mayfair Town Watch members -- along with 15th District Lt. Bugieda -- discussed the upcoming implementation of Police Service Areas in the district. To mark…

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Somerton man to face trial for wife's death

It was mid-November when 53-year-old Ashokkumar Guru was arrested in connection with his wife's murder. Now it's been decided he'll face a jury. Shakuntla Guru, 42, was beaten with…

Food For Thought: Makiman

In the mood for sushi but not in the mood to head to Center City?  Makiman Sushi restaurant right on Oxford Avenue near Rising Sun Avenue is the perfect dining destination…

    • Office of Open Records closes Foxwoods case

Office of Open Records closes Foxwoods case

Jan. 7, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe state's Office of Open Records says the documents Foxwoods Casino has filed with the state gaming control board as a condition…

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Office of Open Records closes Foxwoods case

Jan. 7, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe state's Office of Open Records says the documents Foxwoods Casino has filed with the state gaming control board as a condition…

UC Review: Political & Civic leaders share their Resolutions

University City Review: Political & Civic leaders share their Resolutions When we ring in the New Year each January 1st—whether we’re resting from festivities celebrated the night before, strutting along…

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