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TOMORROW: Grand opening of Fair Food Farmstand at Reading Terminal

On Friday, Oct. 2 Reading Terminal Market will celebrate the grand opening of the new Fair Food Farmstand as the signature farmers’ market for the region’s growing local food movement. In…

Powelton Neighborhood Plan unveiled to some skepticism

University City Review: Powelton Neighborhood Plan unveiled to some skepticism The fifty or so Powelton residents who gathered at the Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Ave, last Tuesday, September 22nd,…

Steinberg: A master plan for the river

Steinberg: A master plan for the river Click the link above to read the opinion pieice in today's Daily News written by PennPraxis Executive Director Harris Steinberg, who asks why the…

Casinos lobby legislature on table game licensing and tax limits

SugarHouse, Foxwoods, and two other Pennsylvania casinos Thursday sent letters to every state legislator asking them to limit the cost of table games to a one-time $10 million licensing fee and…

Foxwoods meets first PGCB deadline

Foxwoods Casino executives have met the first of the deadlines the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board attached as conditions to the two-year license extension it granted in August.By the end of…

Commissioner DiBerardinis Seeks Community Input on Merger of Parks & Recreation

Dear Friend of Parks and Recreation, I would like to extend an invitation for you to join me for a conversation on the merger of Philadelphia's  Fairmount Park System and Department…

Reason Online: climate bill must do more for clean transportation

From the T4America newsletter: With the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee expected to release their version of the climate bill tomorrow, we’re all anxiously waiting to see what the bill…

SEPTA issues customer service survey

SEPTA issues customer service survey This fall SEPTA is publishing a set of surveys to evaluate the various transit services the Authority provides.  The surveys are limited to aspects of Convenience,…

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Open for business

NEast Philly is officially open for business! Though we've been up and running for almost a solid year now, the process of becoming a recognized and legitimate business was a slow…

    • Lincoln's QB Joe McCausland (who also punts, places kick and plays defense) breaks into the open on a run while keeping his eyes open for potential receivers. He's aided in his escape from the

Photos: Public League football coverage

Lincoln vs. Central More photos below: Washington vs. Overbrook For the scores, stats, photos, videos and team information on the Northeast's Big Seven's high school football teams, go to NEast Philly's…

Real NEastate: Home inspection kills deal

Q: I was trying to buy a home in Academy Gardens, but after I went through the home inspection I was so disappointed. There were so many things wrong. I really…

Built: a new column in the Daily News by Mark Alan Hughes

Sept. 30 An exerpt from Hughes' new column "Built" in the Daily News: "It's been 100 years since anyone walked down the streets of Philadelphia and thought, This is the future.…

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Al Schmidt: Republican candidate for City Controller

Meet Al Schmidt. He's running for a low-profile office during increasingly tough times. Schmidt is the Republican candidate for City Controller, running against incumbent Democrat Alan Butkovitz. The City Controller…

    • The land the Mayfair Civic Association is selling to neighbors. See more detailed plans below.

Mayfair Civic Association to dissolve, start anew

Mayfair residents got wind of some big changes coming to their neighborhood at last night's Mayfair Civic Association meeting. The first order of business came from Acting President Joe DeFelice, who…

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ZBA weighs changes

Sept. 29 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyChanges in the way the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment operates could be on the way, but it’s unclear if they would take…

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Foxwoods says it will meet PGCB deadline

Sept. 29By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFoxwoods Casino officials say they will make their first Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board deadline later this week.By Thursday, Oct. 1, Foxwoods must…

Suit filed against SEPTA over drug testing

      Local 234 of the Transport Workers Union and five SEPTA employees have filed suit against the authority in federal court, alleging that changes SEPTA made to its drug-testing policies violate…

    • Casino-Free protesters line up at SugarHouse entrance

SugarHouse protest brings arrests

Sept. 29 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly About  50 protesters organized by Casino-Free Philadelphia blocked the front gate of the SugarHouse Casino construction site early Tuesday morning. It was still…

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One dead in Boulevard crash near Bridge Street

A pedestrian is dead following a car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard last night, near Frankford and Oxford Circle. A 40-year-old man was crossing the Boulevard near Bridge Street, from east…

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