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Deadline for Service Grant Applications

Deadline for Service Grant Applications Wednesday, July 15, deadline to submit an application for September 2009 Collaborative service grants. To be considered for a service grant, nonprofit organizations must complete a…

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Catching up with Terry Gillen

Photo / Donald GroffJuly 13By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyWhen Terry Gillen was named director of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority last June, Mayor Michael Nutter told her to…

PEC among Exelon Nuclear grant winners

  Aug. 26 The Schuylkill River Heritage Area has awarded $134,900 in grants from Exelon Nuclear to three non-profit agencies for projects aimed at improving water quality in the Schuylkill River…

Body found in Frankford

By Shannon McDonald The body of a man with two gunshot wounds was found Wednesday morning in Frankford. The victim, a Hispanic male believed to be in his mid-20s, was…

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NEast Links: Frankford shooting update, charter school charges, Shore news and more

By Shannon McDonald Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. The 25-year-old man who died in a Frankford shooting last month is believed…

Last day to vote Shane Victorino to the All-Stars

By Shannon McDonald Today is the final day to vote Shane Victorino to the All-Star team. The Phillies' center fielder is just two percentage points away from Pablo Sandoval, the…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Holier-than-thou Philebrity can't find our borders

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…

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Food for Thought: Frank's Spaghetti House & Grille

A small little Italian restaurant located at 7602 Castor Ave., known commonly as Frank’s, sparked my interest as I drove past the wooden-framed windows out front. I had never even…

University City Review: Friends of 40th Street highlights salient updates

University City Review: Friends of 40th Street highlights salient updates Nicole Contosta reports on such West Philadelphia goings-on as the West Market Street Streetscaping Project, the attempted zoning variance for…

New York Times: Transportation Stimulus Gives Short Shrift to Cities

New York Times: Transportation Stimulus Gives Short Shrift to Cities An anlysis by NYT reports that the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country are receiving less than half the…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: FOX almost gets it right

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…

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Real NEastate: Forclosures - deal or no deal?

Q: I want to buy a foreclosure. If it’s a foreclosure that means it’s a bargain, right? A: Sometimes, but not all the time. These days, bank foreclosures may be a…

University City Review: Vandals attack Historic Woodlands Cemetery

University City Review: Vandals attack Historic Woodlands Cemetery Nicole Contosta reports that over fifty graves were damaged by vandals last week, the majority of the damage consisting of knocking over…

Weekly Press: Continued strength in Center City’s sidewalk café scene

Weekly Press: CCD finds continued strength in Center City’s sidewalk café scene Haywood Brewster writes that in its eighth annual survey of sidewalk cafes, the Center City District (CCD) counted…

Advanced registration now open for Design on the Delaware 2009

Advanced registration now open for Design on the Delaware 2009Join us Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 28, 29, and 30 at Philadelphia's Sheraton City Center and the Center for Architecture…

    • Interior of the Boyd Theatre

Rally at Boyd Theatre today

Photo / Rob Bender One block from Rittenhouse Square, on Chestnut Street between 19th and 20th, there stands a remarkable building - The Boyd Theatre. Philadelphia's last movie palace was called…

Fourth Annual Ed Bacon Student Design Competition

Presenting the Fourth Annual Ed Bacon Student Design CompetitionPresented by the Ed Bacon Foundation and The Center for Architecture“Brown to Green” challenges students across North America to create a…

    • Zoning Best Practice report produced by Clarion Associates for the Zoning Code Commission

Zoning Code re-write is about to shift gears

July 8   By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyAs the city’s Zoning Code Commission moves toward the fall, the first re-mapping of the city of Philadelphia in almost 50 years…

    • PlanPhilly Postcard from Minneapolis

Postcard from Minneapolis

July 8, 2009 Previous postcards: China, San Francisco, Germany, Pittsburgh, New Orleans, New York City, Boston, San Antonio   By Thomas J. WalshFor…

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