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    • Logan Triangle - Photo courtesy of Logan CDC

Council supports Keystone Opportunity Zone expansions, called for greater transparency

Over the past week a bill to designate more than 80 properties as Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zones raced through City Council. Introduced last Thursday by City Council president Darrell Clarke and…

    • Reed Street

October 9: Wooden street discovered in South Philly | The city's open streets survey | PlanPhilly's DesignPhila panel

The Streets Department discovered some original wooden street blocks while milling the 400 block of Reed Street in South Philly for repaving, reports James Jennings. The repaving project is paused until…

    • Broad and Walnut 1956

March 23: New Broad Street Wawa | Fiscal cost of sprawl | SEPTA's extreme weather prep

An internal Convention Center analysis claims the cost of hosting the Auto Show was 20% cheaper this year after changes to union work rules. Wawa is opening a store at Broad…

    • Alan Butkovitz

November 18: Butkovitz out | Blatstein's Washington Ave superblock | New LOVE Park

Controller Alan Butkovitz says he won't run for Mayor in 2015. Former Nutter spokesman Doug Oliver is forming an exploratory committee for a Mayoral run, possibly as a Republican. We now…

    • Mellon Park

September 10: PUC endorses ride-share bill | Nutter on bike-ped | Gensler's Comcast designs | Dude It's Rude

Controller Alan Butkovitz endorses an item from This Old City's 2015 platform: combining the city's two marketing agencies. The report finds that Visit Philadelphia has been substantially more successful in…

    • Hawthorne Hall, Hidden City Festival
    • A rowhouse demolition. | Phillytrax, EOTS Flickr Group
    • Goldtex, February 2013
    • Society Hill Towers, Photo by shrimpcracker
    • Industrial sunset, South Philly. Photos by Philadelphia Photos
    • Silverliner V
Eyes on the Street

CityHall App in action | N. Philly contractors flout code | Silverliner V satisfaction | foreclosure auction | Penn and Drexel to share surveillance

Councilman Bobby Henon’s CityHall App is helping to stop bad neighbor behavior through shame. Henon’s CityHall App was released in spring, and now neighborhoods are using it to send eyewitness reports…

    • Controller: Agencies need to coordinate on code enforcement in North Central

Controller: Agencies need to coordinate on code enforcement in North Central

In a press conference Wednesday morning, City Controller Alan Butkovitz released a report detailing rampant non-compliance with city codes on construction sites in North Central Philadelphia. He said that poor and…

    • Developer Eric Blumenfeld now owns the Divine Lorraine Hotel. Will Philly's most iconic symbol of blight finally see new life? | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Blumenfeld acquires Divine Lorraine | Council shrinking stream buffers | Great Chestnut Hill | Construction violations | Vote without ID

Developer Eric Blumenfeld now owns the Divine Lorraine Hotel. Will Philly's most iconic symbol of blight finally see new life? | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning,…

    • Dancing Water | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Night on the Town | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • Rendering of Carpenter Square, a planned development at 17th and Carpenter streets.
    • Dave Kralle at the November 2011 Parkwood Civic Association meeting. Photo/Shannon McDonald

O'Brien's aide considers run to fill 169th District seat [video]

Dave Kralle at the November 2011 Parkwood Civic Association meeting. Photo/Shannon McDonald If you go to your neighborhood civic association meeting, chances are you know Dave Kralle. Holme Circle, Bustleton,…

    • Captain Joseph Joseph F. Zaffino, Commanding Officer of the 7th District Police Department shakes hands with a representative of Target and accepts a checkĀ  on behalf of the Captain of the 2nd Distric

Photos: 2nd and 7th Districts celebrate National Night Out

Fox Chase Town Watch President Steve Phillips told NEast Philly Monday (you can catch the full story in Wednesday's Metro newspaper) that the 2nd and 7th Districts were expecting about…

    • Franklin Towne Charter students with a check from the Rohm and Haas Foundation in 2008. The school was one of two Northeast charter schools cited by the city controller's office this month.

Two Northeast charter schools cited for deals to 'profiteer'

Franklin Towne Charter students with a check from the Rohm and Haas Foundation in 2008. The school was one of two Northeast charter schools cited by the city controller's office this…

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NEast Links: Dangerous bridge in Somerton, Swastikas and More

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Escaped convict Oscar Alvarado has been captured as of Monday. Kamilah Alvarado, 22, Dean Ortiz,…

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