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    • A scene from two days after the water-main break at East Falls' Bakers Centre. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks, file)

Reparations for businesses impacted by massive Bakers Centre water-main break remain uncertain

The giant crater has been paved over. The cause of the 13-million-gallon water main gusher has been determined. And the store buildings have been repaired and are open again at Bakers…

    • PATCO trains to New Jersey, Photo by Phillytrax
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February 20: Second highest tax burden | Feibush campaign fundraising | Eastern Tower financing plan | PATCO construction schedule | Port Richmond water-main break

Hello Streeters! We hope you catch some sunshine this morning, since the forecast for this afternoon and tomorrow looks cloudy with a mix of rain showers.  Philadelphia has the second-highest tax…

    • Bakers Centre update

Repair work and fiscal recovery continues one month after Bakers Centre water-main break

A month after a 48-inch water main ruptured at the new Bakers Centre shopping plaza in East Falls, work continues deep inside the gaping crater in the parking lot. Two neighboring…

    • Delaware River, Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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February 4: No criminal charges in fatal factory fire | Shirt Corner demolitions | Roosevelt Blvd water main break | Philadelphia's consolidation | Keeping Walk A Crooked Mile open

Good morning Streeters. Look out for ice this morning and brace yourselves for more winter storms this week. There are two more heading our way. After a nearly two-year grand jury…

    • Rooftop snow, Photo by David Swift Photography
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January 23: Snowplow shortage | Bakers Centre investigation | Millennials likely to leave | Curtis Center could sell, $135M | South Philly neighborhoods on hot list

Good morning, Eyes on the Street! We hope you're staying safe and warm despite massive power outages and cold temps that mean this snow will be sticking around a bit longer…

    • Bakers Centre water-main break

Investigation into massive Bakers Centre water-main break continues

Winter is water-main break season, and January has been a doozy.  On Jan. 12 alone, there were 25 main breaks across the city of Philadelphia,including a couple in Mt. Airy…

    • All Day Breakfast at the corner of 3rd and Market | Theresa Stigale
    • Ice on the Schuylkill, January 8, 2014
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Philly's Polar Vortex Index

Here's a by-the-numbers look at how the polar vortex affected Philly through Tuesday evening: For issues with frozen or broken traffic lights contact 3-1-1 For possible water main breaks, call 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,…

    • Forgotten Passage
    • Callowhill Neighborhood Association is appealing the demolition of Church of the Assumption at 12th and Spring Garden.
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Church of the Assumption demo update, look inside | Bike share coming soon | Philly Painting defense | Arab business growth | Walnut water main break

Church of the Assumption's twin spires. | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. Here’s your Monday morning Buzz: When we wake up tomorrow, will the demolition of Church…

    • The Atlantic Building, at Broad and Spruce streets, could soon feature 7 floors of retail space.
    • Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Philly tax credit a model | water woes | rowhouses for 6th and Fairmount | waterfront trail section delay | SEPTA baby

Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupA corporate tax credit program in Philly that funds community development work…

    • Metropolitan Opera House, 2012 | Jeremy Marshall, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Louis Kahn Park, 11th and Pine | Flickr user dan reed!, Creative Commons License
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3rd and Walnut gusher | Apple Lofts on market (again) | transpo project funding roundup | Kahn Park homelessness | RIP Sen. Specter

Louis Kahn Park, 11th and Pine | Flickr user dan reed!, Creative Commons LicenseGood morning, Streeters. Hope you enjoyed the beautiful fall weekend. Today's high will edge toward 70° but it…

    • DRWC is seeking designers for the Spring Garden Connector street.
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Spring Garden Connector RFP | Sen. Casey visits Kenzo Renewal | Annunciation BVM School conversion | Woodland Ave. water main break | Point Breeze house collapse

Good morning, Streeters! Hope you enjoyed the weekend and are feeling ready for some real fall weather. Today’s high? A crisp 55°. Today is Columbus Day, which means that government offices,…

    • Penn's Shoemaker Green completes new lush link between Penn and Center City.
    • The redesigned Walnut Street Bridge has wider sidewalks, better pedestrian lighting, and (soon) a buffered bike lane. Construction will be finished this week.
    • The President's House memorial is still compromised by faulty equipment.
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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…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Water main break wasn't in Frankford

Hey, Frankford, how ya feeling after that water main break? What water main break, you ask? The one that happened Sunday along the 3800-block of Frankford Avenue that CBS3 and…

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