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Green infrastructure, green bike lanes, zoning update and “Ask The Mayor”

Philadelphia’s green infrastructure is getting noticed nationally. In a Time Magazine piece called “Street Smarts,” the city’s approach to stormwater management is highlighted as best practice and budget-conscious. [via PhillyWatersheds…

Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: Extended-Stay hotel | 1700 Market sells | Tax hikes for some | Collaborative garden at Temple | Elevated rail parks

The surface parking lot at 12th and Arch streets will become a Hilton extended-stay hotel, reports the Inquirer. The parking lot is owned by Parkway Corporation, which will also be…

Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: Clean and Green on Germantown Ave | Chinatown Tower | President's House Mess | Zoning Debate

Newsworks reports that the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District has been hard at work keeping it's piece of Germantown Avenue clean, green, and well-lit, but the city has been slower to…

Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: Green Infrastructure | Urban Foraging | Student Housing | Satellite Dishes | SEPTA Accessibility

With more rain on the way, the Water Department shows how the city's green infrastructure handled stormwater during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee on their Watersheds Blog. Urban foraging in…

Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: More rain | Philly's problems with smog, poverty | Northern Home expanding | Curfew changes

Good morning, Philly. Bring your umbrella today, rain and high humidity are in the forecast. Tomorrow heavy rain might cause flooding. PennEnvironment says Philly has a smog problem. The Inquirer…

Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: Casinos | Callowhill NID | Cracked tower | North Broad lighting | Zoning Forum

SugarHouse talks expansion with the Planning Commission, including construction of the city's biggest garage. Kellie Patrick Gates reports for PlanPhilly. Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering over what to do with the remaining…

Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: Zoning Case | Callowhill NID | Mount Moriah | Open Space Accolades | Traffic Study for Delaware Ave

The Daily News lays out the case for a new zoning code. Will City Council get the job done this session? Today City Council will take up the question of…

Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: Tax-Delinquent Philly | Lady Zaha | Post-Sonoco Schuylkill | UC growing

In another installment of PlanPhilly and The Inquirer's collaborative reporting project about tax-delinquent properties in Philadelphia, Patrick Kerkstra explains how Philadelphia is failing to proceed on taxes owed. Newsworks previews…

    • Construction on the Barnes is coming along, and is set to open May 19, 2012.
Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: Fightin' Phils Mural | NID Drama | Barnes | Dilworth | City Data | The Atlantic Cities

The Mural Arts Program unveiled a Phillies themed mural that will be facing Schuylkill Banks at 24th and Walnut streets. The mural commemorating Phillies history will be created by David McShane…

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