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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…

Society Hill Civic Association opposes any Market East casino location

The Society Hill Civic Association is now officially opposing the location of Foxwoods Casino at The Gallery at Market East.Society Hill Civic has long been part of the opposition to…

Campus Inn opponents submit final case to ZBA

University City Review: Fate of 40th & Pine still hangs in the balance Nicole Contosta reports that opponents of the Campus Inn extended-stay hotel project at 40th and Pine Streets…

Wednesday Video: 1983 Northeast Philadelphia String Band

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0h3VZVhjr8]] So anyone know anybody in this 19th place performance of "A Pirate's Life For Me" by the Northeast Philadelphia String Band in 1983?

Real NEastate: Tax credits

By Stacey McCarthy Q: What's the deal with the tax credit program for first-time buyers? I bought my first home in Holmesburg last May, and my neighbor who just moved in…

    • Natalia Olsen de Savicky

Proper opposition to development

Natalia Olson de Savyckyj and Judith Eden at a ZCC meeting in early 2008.By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyA forum will be held Thursday evening (Feb. 26) in the…

    • Urban farming

RDA pilots urban farm initiative for land bank

First program of its kind led by a city agency will tap a rich history and network of urban farming in Philadelphia. It has more than 900 acres for a start.…

SUNDAY: Nutter to launch early action projects on the Delaware Riverfront

Mayor Nutter Announcement on Delaware Riverfront early action plans The public is invited to join Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Councilman Frank DiCicco and the new Board of Directors of the Delaware…

Frankford man kills elderly neighbor

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?q=saul+and+anchor,+phila&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&split=0&gl=us&ei=fmKkSfXVIZPHtgeqnJzOBA&ll=40.035895,-75.074129&spn=0.008429,0.016286&t=h&z=14&iwloc=addr&output=embed&s=AARTsJrcgVC4NA01JLl512qUlM8ueZxABA&w=425&h=350] By Shannon McDonald A 71-year-old man died as a result of injuries he sustained after being beaten in his home at Saul and Anchor streets Monday night. The suspected…

Experience the Civil War in Frankford

By Shannon McDonald Frankford's Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library will host and open house this Sunday, as it does every first Sunday of the month. This week will…

    • Market Street planning

Public gets a new view of Market East

Feb. 24 By Thomas J. Walsh and Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Broad plans for Market Street East, the inexplicably diminished commercial zone between 8th Street and City Hall, got their…

    • Stimulus package

Stimulus leaves visionary projects idle

Feb. 24By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyOf the $631 million that the Greater Philadelphia area will receive as part of the $787 billion “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act” signed…

Inquirer: SEPTA outlines projects set for federal funds

Inquirer: SEPTA outlines projects set for federal funds Staff writer Paul Nussbaum reports that SEPTA will receive $190 million from the federal stimulus package, which will help launch 28 projects…

DAG concern over TOD zoning classification

Feb. 24As City Council hears testimony today regarding the creation of a new zoning classification called a Transit Oriented Design District, Design Advocacy Chair Joanne Aitken has released this statement…

    • Citizen Budget hearings

See video testimonials from final city budget forum

The fourth and final citizen budget forum was held last night from 6 to 9:30 at Pinn Memorial Baptist Church, 2251 N. 54th Street in West Philadelphia. Citizens are being asked…

    • Market Street

Tonight: Planning Market East corridor

Feb. 21By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyIf you're going to today's Planning Commission community meeting on preliminary findings for the Market Street East corridor, don't expect to see any…

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