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    • Cars and bikes compete on many Philadelphia streets despite bike lanes.

Broad Street divided on Spruce and Pine bike lane remake

A crowd of nearly 150 braved the blustery winds Wednesday night to attend an open house on a proposal to move the bike lanes on Pine and Spruce Streets to the…

    • Delaware River from Penn Treaty Park, Photo by Gary Reed
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December 12: PATCO's new cars | Unclear who will pay water-main damages | Council debates development notification | Metal fabricator moving to American St.

Good morning Eyes on the Street! PATCO unveiled the first two of its refurbished commuter rail cars this week. The cars feature brighter colors, higher ceilings, better lighting, digital displays,…

    • The Manayunk Bridge trail will connect the Cynwyd Heritage Trail and Schuylkill River Trail. | Photo Credit: Sarah Clark Stuart, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
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Philadelphia trail projects get a boost from state grants

Annual state funding came through for nearly a dozen regional trail projects late last month, and in Philadelphia that funding will make way for progress on three important trail additions. This…

    • The Atlantic Building, at Broad and Spruce streets, could soon feature 7 floors of retail space.
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Eyes on the Street

Regional Trail Updates: CSX Bridge complete, Port Richmond Trail in the works

In a busy few days for the city’s regional trail network, the Schuylkill River Park Connector Bridge opened to the public and partners broke ground on the Port Richmond Trail in…

    • Shin on Me | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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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…

    • The Architect's Newspaper hosted the panel on the city's mega-museums and their impact on smaller institutions at the Rosenbach Museum & Library.
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DesignPhiladelphia panel questions mega-museums

Philadelphia has been riding on the national bandwagon trend of tremendous cultural building and spending that boomed from roughly 1994 to 2008. With major museums and cultural institutions in place, Philadelphia,…

    • Reading Terminal Apples | shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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October 12-14: Reading Terminal Harvest Festival | Passyunk Square Home Tour | Blocktober Fest | 'Boring' Architecture

Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival Saturday, October 13, 10am-4pm. Filbert Street, between 11th and 12th. Filbert Street will be closed for an urban-farm block party with bales of hay and a…

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Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Clean Block Contest, Day 3

Judging for the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Contest concluded last week. One of this year’s judges, Ainé Ardron-Doley, is sharing dispatches from the judge's trolley with Eyes…

    • Bug on a vacant property in Point Breeze.
    • Will Universal sell the neglected Royal Theater and its two side lots? For the right price.
    • The President's House memorial is still compromised by faulty equipment.
Eyes on the Street

Problems at President's House memorial | trash talk | Bainbridge water main update | Kerkstra's geek cred

The President’s House remains afflicted by lingering conservation and interpretation problems, reports the Inquirer. The faulty video displays (and their replacements) and unstable conditions for archaeological remains leave the…

    • After a water main broke at 21st and Bainbridge Sunday night, the Fire Department helped evacuate residents via boat. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

After the flood South of South | Assumption lawsuits continue | Lower Northeast plan update | Liddonfield site to Holy Family | illegal work at Knights of Pythias Greenwood Cemetery

After a water main broke at 21st and Bainbridge Sunday night, the Fire Department helped evacuate residents via boat. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupIf you’re a…

    • South Street Bridge illumination preview
Eyes on the Street

South Street Bridge lighting gone wild

With the flip of a giant ceremonial switch on Monday night, the South Street Bridge's light towers were finally illuminated. Their initial bright blue glow led into a 12-minute long audio/visual…

    • Night on the Town | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • In May the South Street Bridge's new LED lights were tested, and on Monday the towers will finally be lit.
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July 9: South Street Bridge Illumination

Since last fall work on the South Street Bridge’s light towers has been stop-start. Contractors completed installation of the panels, but technical issues with the LED lights postponed the illumination ceremony…

    • Bloomsday takes over the 2000 block of Delancey Place to celebrate James Joyce's 'Ulysses' on Saturday.
Eyes on the Street

June 15-17: SS United States 60th Anniversary | Bloomsday | Commotion Kickoff

SS United States 60th Anniversary Celebration Friday, June 15, 6:30-9pm. Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd. The SS United States Conservancy is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the ship’s…

    • Crane | Tim McFarlane via Flickr, Creative Commons
Eyes on the Street

June 8-10: Art for the Cash Poor | PrideDay | Odunde

Crane | Tim McFarlane via Flickr, Creative CommonsArt for the Cash-Poor Saturday, June 9 –Sunday, June 10, noon-6pm daily. Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American Street. InLiquid’s annual art…

    • The bell tower of Greater St. Matthew Church, (formerly St. Anthony of Padua) which a developer plans to adapt for housing.
Eyes on the Street

Online Bike Registration Pilot Program Launched in South Philly

The 17th Police District Bicycle Registry, an online bike registration pilot program launched in Philadelphia’s 17th Police District, hopes to help the city reduce its rampant bike theft problem. The South…

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