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    • Frank Schaffer, diamond cutter
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Lens: Inside FGS Gems on Jewelers' Row

It’s been about six weeks since news broke that the Toll Brothers wanted to build a 16-story story condo tower on Jewelers’ Row. Since then a few storeowners have been thrust…

    • Columbus Blvd, Pope Ride | Jon Geeting / PlanPhilly
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Pope Ride time lapse

The open streets of Center City thanks to the papal visit were a dream for the thousands of people who got out to enjoy car-free streets. In case we need to…

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How a B-Cycle Bike Share station works [video]

The city officially announced that Bicycle Transit Systems will operate the city’s fledgling bike share system and B-cycle, a Wisconsin based bike share company, will provide bicycles, rental kiosks and…

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Re-imagining Roosevelt Boulevard

A century ago, Northeast Philadelphia didn’t look anything like it does today. Before the mid-20th century, Northeast Philadelphia was all farmland and trailer parks that was home to small Dutch communities…

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Mayfair CDC will use $20k grant for Frankford Avenue [video]

The 300 locally owned businesses that line Frankford Avenue in Mayfair have been granted an opportunity to invigorate and improve their community. Although some consider the avenue to be too congested…

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'Brazen' scrappers taking more than just trash in some neighborhoods [video]

In Mayfair and Holme Circle, residents are battling "brazen" scrappers who are not only taking scrap metal from curbside garbage, but also right from people’s yards. "Scrappers" are defined as those who…

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Frankford news gets prominent display with 'The Digital Ave' [video]

In a world where news is becoming increasingly digitized, how do individuals who don’t have regular access to the internet stay in the loop? Bob and Jim Smiley of The Frankford…

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Tacony, Holmesburg tackle short dumping and graffiti [video]

This is the second in a two-part series about quality of life issues in Tacony and Holmesburg, and the neighborhoods’ approach to growing stronger together. You can read the first part…

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Tacony and Holmesburg work together to create stronger neighborhoods [video]

This is the first in a two-part series about quality of life issues in Tacony and Holmesburg, and the neighborhoods' approach to growing stronger together. With similar missions but different approaches,…

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'Imagining Frankford' mural series nears completion [video]

Picture a neighborhood, revitalized and colorful. Picture a neighborhood that highlights its past, while looking toward the future. And picture a neighborhood that makes use of its barren landscapes as canvases.…

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5k promotes healthy lifestyle, new Tookany Creek trail [video]

Saturday marked a continuation of a developing initiative, occurring all throughout the United States, of promoting healthier lifestyles. Residents of Northeast Philadelphia were invited to the inaugural Healthy Trails 5K run/walk…

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Major League Bocce brings game to Northeast Philly [video]

Can an organization based on making friends and providing a means for people to have fun after a hard day at work be philanthropic? For Sarah DeLucas, president of Major League…

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Wissinoming Park assault suspect sought [video]

Police in the 15th District are looking for the man who assaulted a woman in Wissinoming early in the morning on April 8. According to the police report, a woman…

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Mayfair CDC, Allegheny Iron & Metal announce funding partnership

The Mayfair Community Development Corporation and the Allegheny Iron and Metal Corporation have joined together to help revitalize Mayfair. The specifics of the deal will be explained to the public on…

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Fallen firefighters honored outside Philadelphia City Hall [video]

What was going to be a memorial marking one year since two Philadelphia Firefighters who lost their lives on the job became even larger today. Dozens of firefighers and their families…

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Suspects sought in Fox Chase, Rhawnhurst bank robberies [video]

Police in the 7th and 2nd districts are looking for the suspects in two separate robberies. The first took place March 13 at the Trumark Financial credit union located at 7306 Castor…

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Boulevard red-light cameras bring traffic violations down at 2 intersections

Since they were installed in 2005, the red-light cameras along Roosevelt Boulevard at Red Lion Road and Grant Avenue have resulted in a decrease in the number of traffic violations at…

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Franklin Mills Mall shopper used stolen credit cards, wanted by 8th District [video]

Police in the 8th District are looking for the thief who broke into a vehicle in Bucks County and went shopping at Franklin Mills Mall. Last week, a report was filed…

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Frankford Transportation Center could become community hub with help from Planning Commission

In 1961, Jane Jacobs wrote The Death and Life of Great American Cities, in which she proposed supporting neighborhoods' use of community-based initiatives. Fast-forward 50 years, and urban planners are…

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Harlem Globetrotters bring tricks, tips to Tacony [video]

Two members of the Harlem Globetrotter's basketball team walked across the Tacony Palmyra Bridge this afternoon to speak to students at Planet Abacus Charter School. Teammates Fatima "TNT" Maddox and Brawley…

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