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    • Hit up the Bella Vista House tour on Sunday. | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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September 28-30: LoMo Harvest Festival + Flea | Go West! Craft Fest | Puerto Rican Day Parade | Bella Vista House Tour

Hit up the Bella Vista House tour on Sunday. | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupLoMo Harvest Festival and Flea Market& Community Fair Saturday, September 29. Flea Market 9am-3pm,…

    • The Pennypack Creek Bridge is more than 300 years old. | courtesy of Fred Moore
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Textizen results | Pennypack Creek Bridge honors | UC KIZ starts Emerging Technology Collaborative | skate ban expansion | Roxborough demo update

Textizen worked best with transit riders, reports NewsWorks. As part of two district planning projects, the City Planning Commission solicited public input via text using Code for America's Textizen tool.…

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Making Space Symposium: 9/27-9/28

This week PennDesign is hosting a two-day symposium on the concept of "making space" - in both the physical and experiential sense - examining new dimensions in design practice that depart…

    • 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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September 24-28: Talk Complete Streets | Penn Museum community night | historic window workshop | AVI discussion

Complete Streets Discussion Monday, September 24, 6pm. Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1450. The Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities is hosting a public discussion about the recently-released Streets…

    • PhilaMOCA | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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September 21-23: PHS Fall Garden Fest | 12th Street Fest | 40th Street Summer Series

PhilaMOCA | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupPHS Fall Garden Fest Saturday, September 22, 9am-5pm. Navy Yard. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Fall Garden Fest returns with a day full…

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Re-viewing Sustainability forum (9/20) and 'red, black & GREEN: a blues' (9/21-22)

This weekend the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will present performances of red, black & GREEN: a blues, a four person, multimedia, interactive performance that explores interconnected ideas about…

    • Rendering of 205 Race Street.
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Planning Commission OKs 205 Race St, Pier 34-35 plan, changes to Marina View | 40th and Pine update | Made in America cost | 3-1-1 app gossip

Planning Commissioners heard and approved three major development proposals on or near the Central Delaware Waterfront. Despite a mixed response from Old City community members, Commissioners supported several zoning variance requests…

    • Woodland Green features native plants and logs from the Woodlands Cemetery
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Woodland Green brings rustic flourish to University City intersection

At the intersection of 42nd Street and Woodland Avenue tall grasses and river birch trees swish in the breeze, and felled logs are habitat for native flora and fauna. This is…

    • A Flower Grows in Germantown | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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September 17-21: Bike Coalition ride | Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll | Open Air opens

A Flower Grows in Germantown | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupBike Coalition Bike Safety/Bike Lane ride Wednesday, September 19, 5:15pm. Meet at Fitler Square Park, 23rd and…

    • The redesigned Walnut Street Bridge has wider sidewalks, better pedestrian lighting, and (soon) a buffered bike lane. Construction will be finished this week.
    • SEPTA's Route 34 trolley resumed regular service early this month

SEPTA completes Route 34 trolley project on time

Septa’s Route 34 trolley service is on track and on time. After derailing the Route 34 trolleys from the 40th Street Portal to the 61st Street Loop in order to overhaul 7,500 feet…

    • A garden of delight temporarily replaces weedy vacancy.
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September 10-14: World of Gardens | YIP Challenge | City Harvest Happy Hour | Learning from San Francisco

John Dixon Hunt: A World of Gardens Monday, September 10, 6pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall Lower Gallery, 210 S. 34th Street.  John Dixon Hunt, Professor of the History and Theory of Landscape,…

    • Stop by beautiful Bartram's Garden this weekend as part of the Honey Festival.
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September 7-9: | Honey Festival | Secret Cinema @ Eastern State | South Philly Garden Tour

Honey Festival Friday, September 7-Sunday, September 9. It's a full weekend all about bees and honey.On Friday learn about beekeeping and taste honey and mead at The Wagner Free Institute of…

    • Detail of Drexel's historic main building | 'Drexel Univ.' | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
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Kenzo Renewal's first house | Paper Box coworking opens | Big Plans at Drexel | Pier 53 park work | mail slot break-ins

Kensington Renewal has finished work on its first rehab and will hold an open house on Saturday for 921 East Westmoreland, NewsWorks reports. Jamie Moffett, the filmmaker and neighbor behind Kensington…

    • Porch
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September 4-7: Photography by Corky Lee and Jano Cohen | Qualities of Life | The Porch goes Free at Noon

Into the Picture: Images of Asian Pacific America Opens Tuesday, September 4, Noon-6pm. Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street. Two photography exhibits open at the Asian Arts Initiative on Tuesday. Into…

    • 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…

    • Penn's Shoemaker Green completes new lush link between Penn and Center City.
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Shoemaker Green opens at Penn

On Monday crews removed construction fences and quietly opened Shoemaker Green, Penn's new landscape link from Penn Park through to College Green at the historic core of the campus. When…

    • DiNic's new stand in Reading Terminal Market
    • Uptown Theater marquee
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High-speed rail could bypass 30th St | Uptown preservation grant | Jefferson Square cleanup | Fatality at Lombard-South

Will Philly’s future high-speed rail stations be at Market East and the airport, bypassing 30th Street Station? The Inquirer reports that because the current Northeast Corridor alignment poses problems for high-speed trains,…

    • West Philadelphia Fresh Food Hub on Lancaster Avenue.
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