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    • Public Infrastructure

Infrastructure? In a word, no!

Mar. 03By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyThe upcoming conference of the American Planning Association, scheduled for April 25-29 in Minneapolis, does not appear to have any sessions on what…

PCPC: Broad & Erie transportation and community development plan

BROAD & ERIE TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN ***Coming Up: PUBLIC MEETING AND WORKSHOP:***Tuesday March 17, 2009, 6:00pmResurrection Life Church, 17th & TiogaAll interested citizens are invited to…

Northeast-headquartered army brigade begins Iraq tour

The 56th Stryker Brigade, a 4,100-member contingent of the Pennsylvania National Guard headquartered in the NEast, formally took over patrol of  a 900-square-mile area northwest of Baghdad last Tuesday. The troops,…

SEPTA announces final West Philly El shutdowns

The West Philadelphia El Reconstruction Project is set to be "substantially complete" by Fall 2009.  Only a few more shutdowns are planned: Final Weekend Shutdowns March 20-23 March 27-30 April 3-6…

Read report to Mayor Nutter on City Budget forums

The City Budget: Tight Times, Tough Choices -- A Report to the Mayor and His Cabinet March 2, 2009 Co-written by Harris Sokoloff, director, Penn Project for Civic Engagement, and Chris…

    • Postcard from Detroit
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Limousine stopped by cops in Mayfair, know what's up?

Last night before 9 p.m., a limousine with Pennsylvania plates was surrounded by three cops in the parking lot of the Mayfair Acme off Harbison and the Boulevard. The driver was…

    • Pier 11

Dawn of public access on Delaware

Mar. 1VIDEO of event posted belowBy John DavidsonFor PlanPhillyPhiladelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced the first major project in the long-awaited development of the Delaware River waterfront Sunday…

Two Northeast multi-family units sell for combined $3.1 million

By Christopher Wink Two multi-family apartment buildings with a total of 57 units in the Northeast were recently sold for $3.1 million, both brokered by Gebroe-Hammer Associates Marsden-Palmer Management sold both…

    • Avi Eden and panel

How to keep a city advocate’s fire burning

All photos by Donald D. GroffFeb. 28By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyMost cities exist amid striking dichotomies. From what we understand about the late Judith Eden, an “activist…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: News stations confuse Oxford Circle and Frankford

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…

    • VP Joe Biden

White House goes green in Philly

Full video coverage of panel presentations below Vice President Joe Biden brought his first symposium designed to strengthen and grow the middle class in America to Philadelphia Friday - specifically to…

Fill out survey for Penn Treaty Park Master Plan

Penn Treaty Park survey Click on the link above to complete a survey for the Penn Treaty Park Master Plan, conducted by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Fairmount Park Commission…

    • Green plan in University City

Architect reveals Penn Park

st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Feb. 27 By Brandon Gollotti For PlanPhilly Yesterday, in front of the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Architect Michael Van Valkenburgh unveiled the model for Penn Park. The…

    • Biking numbers grow

Completing the Schuylkill River Trail

st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } By Brandon GollottiFor PlanPhilly Last night at the Academy of Natural Sciences, several speakers presented to the public an updated status report on extending the Schuylkill River Trail…

    • Penn Treaty Park

Penn Treaty master plan process begins

Feb. 27 Watch the video By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFans of Penn Treaty Park yesterday filled the basement of Fishtown's First Presbyterian Church to have their say on the…

Central Delaware Advocacy Group Announces Officers

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group has chosen its first executive committee. CDAG is the community group created to insure public input in the implementation of the Action Plan for the Central…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Fairhill's not even close

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…

A Woman's View: domestic violence

By Donna Ward A Woman’s Place is located in Bucks County, which is right outside the NEast, and takes in woman and children in the neighboring areas who suffer from domestic…

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