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Love Note #119: Working in Frankford has helped Michelle Feldman love her city

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this appreciation of Frankford's institutions and commercial corridor Love Note #119: Working in Frankford has helped Michelle Feldman love…

    • Take in the lights and window displays of South Philly on the Bicycle Coalition's Fun Ride this month.
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December 10-14: Environments of Memory | Fishtown archaeology | PAFA After Dark: Made in America | South Philly Fun Ride

Michael Walsh: Environments of Memory Tuesday, December 11, 4-5:30pm. PennDesign, Architectural Archives, Fine Arts Library, 34th between Walnut and Spruce. Join Michael Walsh for this Conservation in Conversation discussion about his…

    • Gloria Dei, 1929. | Frank Seigner, Department of Records | PhillyHistory
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December 7-9: Lucia Fest | Crafty Balboa | March of Lights | Menorah lighting

75th Annual Lucia Fest Gloria Dei (Old Swede’s) Church, Columbus Boulevard and Christian Street. Friday, December 7, 6pm and 8pm. Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9, 2pm, 3:30pm, and 5pm.…

    • The Penn Museum is hosting a free Latin-themed community night in conjunction with its current exhibition, MAYA 2012: Lords of Time. | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Penn Museum celebrates 125 years

The Penn Museum celebrates its 125th anniversary today. | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology was founded on December 6, 1887,…

    • 1800 Block of Fairmount, morning | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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'Disneyland on the Delaware' | Ritz 5 redevelopment | Pieces of St. Boniface live on | PHDC could incorporate land bank | AVI still imperative

1800 Block of Fairmount, morning | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood morning, Streeters. If you're wondering if we somehow bypassed winter with a turn of the calendar -…

    • Seasons Greetings | Eyes on the Street Flickr pool
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November 30-December 2: #whyilovephilly party | Mt. Airy Holiday Craft Bazaar | NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree | Peace Around the World

Seasons Greetings | Eyes on the Street Flickr pool#WhyILovePhilly Party Friday, November 30, starting at 6pm. The Trestle Inn, 339 North 11th St. Share your love for Philadelphia with Young…

    • Councilman Kenyatta Johnson during Thursday's eminent domain hearing. | Jared Brey, PlanPhilly
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Love Note #113: Edith Mulhern writes to the beautiful, historic Woodlands Cemetery

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this appreciation of the historic yet vital Woodlands Cemetery in West Philadelphia. And we want you to know that …

    • It's Slippery Rail Season, folks.
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SEPTA's seasonal watch | Sewer tour | ExCITe Center opens | park improvement grants | Drag queens join Mummers

Good morning, Streeters.  ‘Tis the season of challenging conditions for SEPTA, explains PlanPhilly’s Christine Fisher. We’re deep into “slippery rail season” when crews have to constantly remove falling leaves from…

    • An architectural detail from PAFA, designed by Frank Furness.
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Frank Furness: His City, His World symposium 11/30-12/2

Furness Fever has consumed Philadelphia this year, so it’s only fitting that Frank Furness is the focus of this year’s Roger W. Moss Symposium at The Athenæum of Philadelphia taking place…

    • Commercial Corridor, Old York Road | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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City Branch visions | O'Neill advocates more zoning rollbacks | Electric Factory ad-wrap, again | No marker for Wood Street steps

Commercial Corridor, Old York Road | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning and Happy Friday, Streeters. As you plan your weekend, don’t forget that the Philadelphia Marathon is…

    • 40th Street Methodist Episcopal Church, October 2012
    • Autumn street| Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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Point Breeze eminent domain moves ahead | more variances for retail? | Police still use typewriters | Germantown trash woes | Native American Museum decays | record Restaurant Week

Autumn street| Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood morning, Streeters. It’s GIS Day and we’ll be hanging out with mapmakers at the Free Library and at PennDesign to mark the…

    • SEPTA reminds you to vote (and who for) | @planphilly on Instagram
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VOTE | Frankford Ave facade improvements | Office building proposed 19th and Arch | Inside Kendrick Mill | Buyers for surplus schools

SEPTA reminds you to vote (and who for) | @planphilly on InstagramGood morning, Streeters, and happy Election Day. Do us all a favor and make sure to go vote today.…

    • Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
    • Commercial corridor along Old York Road | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Steve Powers signage | why our streets flood | Philly competes in Mayors Challenge | glass block comeback

Commercial corridor along Old York Road | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. Hope your weekend was enjoyable– we spent some of ours exploring Bartram’s Mile,…

    • Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhilly
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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…

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Ortlieb's: 'I'll Miss You'

Any day now we anticipate that the Ortlieb's Brew House and Stock House in Northern Liberties will be demolished. As I wrote earlier this month, the demolition comes at the hands…

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