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    • RBA rendering, birdseye view of Penn Street Trail

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…

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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.…

    • by Flickr user riekhavoc | Creative Commons License
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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…

    • Autumn Night in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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November 9-11: Bartram's Mile Design Workshop | Frankford Fall Music and Arts Fest | Philly Tree People | Artists Taking Back Philadelphia

Autumn Night in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupBartram's Mile Design Workshop Saturday, November 10, 12-3pm. Bartram's Garden, 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard. Come for the last of…

    • Autumn color | Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Stream buffer debate continues | Pedestrian pains, gains at Dilworth Plaza | Society Hill neighbors vs. Toll Brothers at ZBA | Fishtown and Obama | Wissahickon Gateway meeting

Autumn color | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. The moon was visible last night and this morning sunrise was pink and gold against the clouds. This weekend…

I-95 traffic pattern changes planned at Girard Avenue Interchange

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that a traffic pattern change will start this week on Interstate 95 at the Girard Avenue Interchange in Philadelphia for a $39 million improvement…

    • Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Philly tax credit a model | water woes | rowhouses for 6th and Fairmount | waterfront trail section delay | SEPTA baby

Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupA corporate tax credit program in Philly that funds community development work…

    • Furnessadelphia opens this evening for First Friday. Here's Nom Now's piece on a metal door at Drexel's Paul Peck Center, originally the Centennial National Bank.
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October 5-7: Furnessadelphia | River City Festival | Sustainability walking tour

Furnessadelphia Friday, October 5, 6-8pm. Art in the Age, 116 N. 3rd Street. Art in the Age and Streets Dept. presents a street art salute to the banks of Frank Furness.…

    • RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

An RFP went out this week seeking a designer for the Spring Garden Connector project -  improvements with the goal of making walking or biking from Northern Liberties to the waterfront…

    • The city installed a bike corral outside of Reading Terminal  Market on Filbert Street in 2012.
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Six new bike corrals offer in-street bike parking

Bike corrals have been popping up around the city, so we took to the street to capture some of the corrals in use. Since August, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and…

    • The Canal Street side of The Ajax Metal Company building.
Eyes on the Street

Canal Street life cycles: creek to development spine

Tiny, meandering Canal Street feels like a place that time forgot. But that is about to change thanks to developer Michael Samschick’s recently announced big plans for Canal Street North, off…

    • Eyes on the Street: Canal Street life cycles ...  creek to development spine

Eyes on the Street: Canal Street life cycles ... creek to development spine

Tiny, meandering Canal Street feels like a place that time forgot. But that is about to change thanks to developer Michael Samschick’s recently announced big plans for Canal Street North, off…

    • Core Realty presents plan to re-use the former Ajax Metal Works building as a music venue, bowling alley and restaurant

Core Realty presents plan to re-use the former Ajax Metal Works building as a music venue, bowling alley and restaurant

Philadelphia planning commissioners and Fishtown residents seemingly have similar, mostly fond feelings about Core Realty's proposed development for the former Ajax Metal Works and dry ice building.They like the plan…

    • Pennsylvania Sugar Co., 1926 (Image no. 6644) | Aero Service Corp. | Aeriel Viewpoint, Spring, TX
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From Above: The Sugar House before SugarHouse, 1926

For this From Above we continue our look at the Central Delaware Waterfront in the 1920s with an up-close look at the original Sugar House at Delaware and Shackamaxon, and beyond…

    • Kenny Scharf's mural on 13th Street on a Goldman Property.
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Mt. Airy Weaver's Way reborn | Council resumes | Whither 1200 Chestnut | Loss: Tony Goldman, Bob Phillips | message in Goldtex peace

Weavers Way Co-Op in Mt. Airy reopened Sunday after weeks of renovation. The Inquirer’s Karen Heller was on hand, watching returning members react to the co-op’s updated, “astonishingly nice” space.…

Eyes on the Street

Love Notes #19 + #54: Alex B. and Sandy Salzman both love Penn Treaty Park

Today Eyes on the Street continues its collaboration with Philly Love Notes with two different expressions of love for lovely Penn Treaty Park - as a place that embodies community and…

    • The main façade of the former Ajax Metal Company (2012)

Waterfront developer plans 3,000-person music venue, restaurants, a bowling alley and a distillery at Ajax Metal Works site

Developer Michael Samschick hopes to transform the former Ajax Metal Works, at Frankford and Delaware avenues in Fishtown, into a 3,000-person music venue, a bowling alley, two restaurants and a distillery.…

    • by Flickr user insanebuslady, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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August 24-26: Fantastic Friday | Sounds of Gospel | Adventuredrum

Fantastic Fridays: Stars Apart Friday, August 24, 6:30pm. Penn Treaty Park, 1199 N. Delaware Avenue. This month’s final Fantastic Friday show features Stars Apart. Bring a picnic and plan to stick…

    • 'Love that Dirty Water' | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

August 17-19: Fantastic Friday concert | Beach Bonanza | Caribbean Festival

'Love that Dirty Water' | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupFantastic Fridays @ Penn Treaty Park Friday, August 17, 6:30pm. Penn Treaty Park, 1199 N. Delaware Avenue. Free Friday…

    • Hawthorne Park officially opened July 5.
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