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    • Work is ongoing at the Falls Center on Henry Avenue for a new Sweat gym and bowling alley. (Megan Pinto)

Construction begins on new fitness center and bowling alley at the Falls Center

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyPardon the pun, but a bowling alley is rolling into East Falls. The owners of Sweat gyms are creating the 10th location of the area…

    • The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is accepting proposals from developers for this site. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Rivage community meeting put on hold

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyThe city Redevelopment Authority is looking over proposals from developers interested in remaking the empty Rivage site in East Falls.  More »

    • Funnel Vision | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr group
Eyes on the Street

September 30-October 2: Carmen outside | PAFA party | RIP run | RiverCity Fest | The Great Tour

Funnel Vision | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr groupCarmen Simulcast Friday, September 30, 8pm. Independence Mall. The Philadelphia Opera Company’s production of Bizet’s opera Carmen, opens Friday…

    • Plans for Umbria Village, located at 1 Parker Avenue by SEPTA's Ivy Ridge station in Roxborough, got the green light

Umbria Village apartment complex gets the green light from city officials

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyFile this one under Transit-Oriented Development: An apartment complex almost attached to the Ivy Ridge SEPTA station got the go-ahead from city agencies this week.…

    • Meet up on Wednesday to discuss this year's Park(ing) Day.
Eyes on the Street

Park(ing) Day 2011

Today was Park(ing) Day, when unsuspecting parking spaces throughout the city were transformed into temporary parks. This year, more than 30 mini-parks popped up thanks to organizations like the Community…

    • Manayunk's overlay area in the draft of the new zoning code (Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission)

How the new zoning code draft affects Main Street and Venice Island

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philadelphia, zoning overlays govern what kind of sign you can hang above your Manayunk boutique, what your corner store can sell in Germantown,…

    • NewsWorks takes a before-and-after look at zoning overlays in East Falls if the zoning code proposal goes through. (Megan Pinto)

How the zoning code draft affects East Falls

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philadelphia, zoning overlays govern what kind of sign you can hang above your Manayunk boutique, what your corner store can sell in Germantown,…

    • Expansion project continues at West Oak Lane Charter School

Expansion project continues at West Oak Lane Charter School

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyOn first visit, the office of Dr. Debbera Peoples-Lee seems a bit generously sized. Then she explains it's actually a classroom. The office of the…

    • NewsWorks takes a before-and-after look at zoning overlays in East Falls if the zoning code proposal goes through (Megan Pinto)

How the zoning code draft affects East Falls overlays

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philadelphia, zoning overlays govern what kind of sign you can hang above your Manayunk boutique, what your corner store can sell in Germantown,…

    • Youth Study Center on Henry Avenue will likely stick around for another two years, but community wants a say in what's next

Youth Study Center plan raises questions about site's next purpose

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyWith a plan underway for the Youth Study Center to remain in East Falls another two years, neighbors are now looking for guarantees about what…

    • 3232 Henry Ave

City seeks variance extension at Youth Study Center in East Falls

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhilly  Construction delays and a change in general contractor on the new site of the city's Youth Study Center in West Philadelphia could mean up…

    • A view of the East Park Canoe House from the west side of the river, where a planned twin facility was never built.

Preservation Row: Restoration planned for Mission-style Canoe House

One of the most distinctive boathouses along Kelly Drive is not on Boathouse Row, but a few miles northwest, in the shadow of the Strawberry Mansion Bridge. The East Park Canoe…

    • Talks continue between civics on shared advisory roles

Talks continue between civics on shared advisory roles

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyOfficials in East Falls say they are still working out the details of a potential deal through which two local civic groups would share advisory…

    • Border dispute - where do you draw the line?

Border dispute - where do you draw the line?

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyA border dispute is developing in the Northwest over a small but significant part of what either is -- or is not -- East Falls.…

    • The Queen Lane Apartments. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Queen Lane Apartments will come down soon

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia Housing Authority is moving forward with long-anticipated plans to demolish the Queen Lane Apartments in Germantown and replace it with a mix…

    • Search continues for special victims co-location facility

Search continues for special victims co-location facility

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyA deal that would have put a co-location facility for police Special Victims Unit detectives and child victim advocates in East Falls died at the…

    • Jones withdraws support for East Falls victims unit

Jones withdraws support for East Falls victims unit

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyA controversial plan to bring the Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit to a new East Falls facility is officially off the table. After a meeting…

    • Roxborough auto body shop site likely to be replaced with new homes

Roxborough auto body shop site likely to be replaced with new homes

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyAfter a bit of back-and-forth, a portion of a Roxborough street will likely be rezoned to allow the building of eight new homes. More »…

    • Jones holds up action on East Falls victims unit

Jones holds up action on East Falls victims unit

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIt looked like a done deal on Monday, but now a City Council bill to move the police Special Victims Unit to a new…

    • East Falls feels 'railroaded' by push for special victims unit

East Falls feels 'railroaded' by push for special victims unit

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyEast Falls residents say they've been blindsided by a plan to move the Philadelphia police's Special Victims Unit and victim service agencies to a new…

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