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More details on Wynn proposal coming soon

Steve Wynn says the casino he hopes to build on Richmond Street in Fishtown would include a riverfront trail, a park, and other green space open to the public. The river…

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Schedule for casino candidates' presentations set

The six applicants vying for Philadelphia's second casino license will get 45 minutes to present their ideas to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Feb. 12. Three teams of operator-hopefuls will…

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Jan 15: Bart on The Provence | PA nudges along city tax-reform | DRPA audit | Eva Gladstein to head Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity | turning around the Prince

Good morning! Today is chillier than yesterday and it promises to rain again, so keep those umbrellas handy. Here's your Tuesday am Buzz:  Last night developer Bart Blatstein met with the…

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Blatstein promises Callowhill a well-off clientele at proposed casino complex

Developer Bart Blatstein—whose latest proposal, The Provence, involves a round-the-clock casino, 125-room hotel, restaurants, upscale retail outlets, and a rooftop village in the former home of the Inquirer and Daily News—…

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Penn Street portion of the Central Delaware Trail gets OK from PCPC

The Penn Street portion of the Central Delaware Trail got a nod from the Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday, which gave its approval to the overall concept of the trail and…

Farnese to state gaming board: Improve the casino license selection process

Casino gaming has been good for Philadelphia, but could have been better if the state ran the license application process differently, Sen. Larry Farnese wrote in a Monday letter to Pennsylvania…

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Six Casino possibilities, three on Packer Ave

Thursday was the deadline to submit applications to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for Philadelphia's second casino license. PlanPhilly's Kellie Patrick Gates reports that six teams threw their hats in the ring.…

    • The three Lower South locations: 900 Packer, 700 Packer, 3333 S. Front

Three of six Philadelphia casino applicants want to build near stadiums

There are now three proposals to build casinos in Lower South Philadelphia, near the sports stadiums. And a proposal to operate one at 15th and Race streets, near the Pennsylvania Convention…

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Eyes on the Street

Casino Roundup: Five or more applicants? Wynn for the win? City-owned casino?

The deadline to apply for Philly's second casino license is Thursday, November 15, and as it gets closer we will keep you posted as we learn more. The Daily News reports…

    • Anderson tract would be site of Wynn Philadelphia

Six applicants tell city they want Philadelphia's second casino license

Six would-be Philadelphia casino operators have notified the city they intend to compete for the second gaming license here.The projects, applicants and their prospective locations: The Provence, Tower Entertainment, 400…

    • The 19th Street Baptist Church's serpentine cladding is just one of the building's preservation problems.
Eyes on the Street

Gureilla Mug Assault | casino deadlines loom | Civic Design Review begins | challenges of preserving Furness' 19th Street Baptist Church

Good morning, Streeters. Did a stranger hand you a handmade clay coffee mug during your morning commute today? NewsWorks reports that The Clay Studio set out to five undisclosed Center City…

    • Developer Bart Blattstein's proposal for a Broad Street casino complex

Those seeking Philadelphia's remaining casino license face city deadline Thursday

Anyone who wants a shot at the second Philadelphia casino license must let the city know by the close of business Thursday – a week before the Nov. 15 deadline for…

    • Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhilly
Eyes on the Street

Stadium district casino | Inga on The Provence | 40th and Pine appeal grinds on | Germantown's horticultural heritage | Viaduct as great connector

Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhillyHappy Friday, Streeters. Here's this morning's Buzz: The owners of Parx (Greenwood Gaming) and co-owners of Xfinity Live! (Cordish) want to put a…

    • The Provence by day - note those dressed-up Vine Street Expressway ramps | courtesy of Tower Investments
Eyes on the Street

Poll: What do you think of The Provence?

Bart Blatstein unveiled his grand plans for The Provence, a Francophilic casino/resort/hotel/entertainment complex at Broad and Callowhill at the former Inquirer/Daily News headquarters on Wednesday night and we want to know what…

    • Rendering of The Provence by night | courtesy of Tower Investments
Eyes on the Street

Provence on North Broad: Bart Blatstein's casino/resort/entertainment complex

A rooftop shopping street with French flourishes, a 125 room hotel, 3000 slot machines, 150 table games, two swim clubs, a jazz club, a comedy club, a theater, and a botanical…

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    • The Atlantic Building, at Broad and Spruce streets, could soon feature 7 floors of retail space.
    • Shin on Me | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Luminous, lively Philly | Bart's 'lavish' casino party | talking Textizen | Queen Lane limbo | Julian Abele Park update | accepting North Philly change

Shin on Me | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupHappy Monday, streeters. Today promises to be as lovely as the weekend was, so let's start off today's Buzz on…

    • Jeff Rush in May 2011, the day before the ribbon-cutting at the Race Street Pier. Photo credit: Rene Goodwin

Jeff Rush, zoning and planning advocate and Queen Village champion, dies

Waterfront planners, casino protestors, and especially Queen Villagers lost one of their most consistent advocates last Tuesday when Jeff Rush, a member of the Zoning Board of Adjustments and former president…

    • West Philadelphia Fresh Food Hub on Lancaster Avenue.
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