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The Central Delaware Master Plan Progress Report

The Central Delaware Master Plan Progress Report To CDAG Member Communities The master plan process is moving forward and the consultants are ready to present their phase I findings to the…

    • Striking a balance

Trying to strike a balance on the Delaware

May 5, 2010 JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Dredging and natural gas drilling, oil refineries and port activity — the Delaware River, all 330 miles of it from upstate New York to…

    • Major Fishtown PWD work

Breaking news: PWD starts major project in Fishtown

April 29, 2010By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia Water Department recently informed some residents near the SugarHouse Casino site that it would be starting heavy construction work at the intersection…

Gaming Board won't say whether Foxwoods met Monday's deadline.

April 27, 2010 Foxwoods Casino was required to turn in drawings, site plans and a time line for its proposed South Philadelphia project to the state gaming control board by Monday's…

I-95 lane closures for bridge construction Friday and Saturday

To accommodate bridge deck construction, PennDOT will close some southbound lanes of I-95 between the Broad Street exchange and the Girard Point Bridge from 8 p.m. Friday, April 9, through 2 p.m.…

    • Richmond Street

I-95 / Girard Ave. construction update

March 19, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The I-95 Girard Avenue interchange that crews have been working on since last summer will open in July, representatives from PennDOT and…

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies A waterfront rail line in Philadelphia moved closer to reality yesterday as the Delaware River Port Authority approved a $6.5 million contract…

    • Location for new Stephen Starr Bier Garten

Yo Fishtown: A Biergarten is in your future

March 15, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyPhiladelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr plans to bring a little Frankfurt to Frankford.Starr hopes to open a 10,000-square foot, mostly outdoor beer…

SugarHouse Casino has officially asked the state gaming control board for permission to operate table games

SugarHouse Casino Thursday petitioned the state gaming control board for permission to operate table games at its Delaware Avenue casino, which is slated to open in August.The petition seeks authorization…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG discussion heats up over potential meeting with Wynn

March 11, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Central Delaware Advocacy Group had an at-times heated debate about whether and when members should meet with prospective Foxwoods Casino developer…

Council passes legislation ending Central Delaware height limits, granting planners more time

A bill ending height restrictions on all properties within the Central Delaware Overlay that are not zoned residential or light commercial awaits Mayor Michael Nutter's signature.City Council unanimously passed the…

    • Duncan Munson does a grass dance

Lenape chiefs, Indian scholar reflect on Penn Treaty history

March 5, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Two hundred years ago today, at what is now Fishtown’s Penn Treaty Park, a storm felled a huge tree that witnessed a…

Philly Weekly Spotlights the Delaware Riverfront

In this week's Multimedia section of Philadelphia Weekly, Stephen Metzger posts a video about the Delaware riverfront, the many neighborhoods it touches and the variety of activities at the river's…

Inquirer: Disputed dredging begins on the Delaware

Inquirer: Disputed dredging begins on the Delaware The bitterly contested deepening of the Delaware River's shipping channel officially began at noon yesterday, in water near Delaware City, Del. No fanfare…

    • PCPC's Bill Kramer testifies before council

PCPC waterfront zoning proposal on its way through council

February 23, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA zoning proposal that would eliminate height restrictions on seven blocks of the Central Delaware is on its way to city council.

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    • SugarHouse waterfront

SugarHouse hopes to open with table games

Feb. 20, 2010 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillySugarHouse Casino hopes to offer table games when its doors open this summer.“We have a plan to open with table games,…

On track: Phila. waterfront rail line

Inquirer: On track: Phila. waterfront rail line Plans for a waterfront rail line in Philadelphia took a step forward yesterday, as a Delaware River Port Authority committee approved a $6.5…

    • PCPC OKs overlay height controls

PCPC OKs overlay height controls

Feb. 16 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Tuesday’s February meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission was dominated by discussion of neighborhood plans throughout the city. They included multi-year efforts…

    • Casino-Free protester Rev. Jesse Brown

Casino-Free protesters found not guilty

Feb. 16, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThirteen of the Philadelphians arrested last September after locking arms in front of the SugarHouse Casino entrance were found not guilty on…

    • World Trade Center model

Amendment on height would benefit WTC

Feb. 14, 2010 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia Planning Commission will Tuesday consider an amendment to the Central Delaware Overlay that would eliminate height restrictions on…

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