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    • Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building, 2014
Eyes on the Street

April 22: Litter and waste | Maya van Rossum | $55 million in bonds toward police hq | Preemptive spot zoning around The Provence

Happy Earth Day, Streeters. Daily News columnist Helen Ubiñas set out across North Philly to explore mountains of tires dumped on empty lots and considers the scale of Philly’s struggles with…

    •  Larry Magid at Electric Company book signing / courtesy TemplePress

Local concert legend Larry Magid would oversee entertainment at proposed Provence casino

If Tower Entertainment gets Philadelphia's remaining casino license, the proposed Provence casino's entertainment offerings would be managed by Philadelphia music mogul Larry Magid. “He's going to oversee the nightlife productions of…

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Council bill: No more quick cash in Spring Garden

Last week, a bill was introduced into City Council which would create a new Neighborhood Commercial Area (/NCA) zoning overlay in Spring Garden for the purposes of banning new pawn shops,…

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Casino applicants take one last shot at persuading the gaming board to pick them

Four of five applicants for Philadelphia's remaining casino license Wednesday took one last shot at convincing the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to pick them. Intervening party SugarHouse urged the board to…

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Casino applicants face questions on suitability this week

The five applicants for Philadelphia's remaining casino license each face hours of questions from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board members and staff during this week's suitability hearings. The hearings are set…

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Eyes on the Street

January 24: Council back in session, passes RCO bill | Snow day for SEPTA employees | Blatstein bargains with community | Australian company builds Navy Yard HQ | Flu shot map

Good morning, Streeters!  City Council is back in session. At the top of the to-do list is legislation being pushed forward by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown to require annual day-care…

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    • Dan Keating in front of Keating's casino comparison chart

Wynn Philadelphia project manager: Here's why we're the best bet

The differences between Wynn Philadelphia and the five other groups jousting for Philadelphia's remaining casino license boils down to where their customers would come from, how they would get to the…

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Gaming Board seeks city's opinion on casino applicants

City officials will next month tell the state gaming control board what they think of each of the six potential casinos vying for the city's second license. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control…

    • Steve Wynn's latest rendering, at the waterfront

Olde Richmond Civic supports Wynn casino

The state gaming board is now expected to award its endorsement to one of the six casino applicants - in the form of an operating license - early next year. The…

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Eyes on the Street

City soliciting casino feedback online

As PlanPhilly's Kellie Patrick Gates reported, the City Planning Commission has been on a "listening tour" to gather public feedback on the six contenders for Philadelphia's second casino license to…

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Eyes on the Street

Feb 4: Blatstein casino update | Bakers Centre ShopRite job access | Overbrook parish merger | St. Bonaventure's grim future | Pittsburgh-Harrisburg Amtrak jeopardized

Good morning, and welcome to the working week. Enjoy the sunny, albeit chilly, morning: The skies are going to cloud up and bring another evening dusting of snow our way. Bart…

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Eyes on the Street

Jan 15: Bart on The Provence | PA nudges along city tax-reform | DRPA audit | Eva Gladstein to head Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity | turning around the Prince

Good morning! Today is chillier than yesterday and it promises to rain again, so keep those umbrellas handy. Here's your Tuesday am Buzz:  Last night developer Bart Blatstein met with the…

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Blatstein promises Callowhill a well-off clientele at proposed casino complex

Developer Bart Blatstein—whose latest proposal, The Provence, involves a round-the-clock casino, 125-room hotel, restaurants, upscale retail outlets, and a rooftop village in the former home of the Inquirer and Daily News—…

Eyes on the Street

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.…

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Eyes on the Street

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…

    • Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhilly
Eyes on the Street

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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