• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

19 groups get $780,000 in Knight Arts funding

Three rounds of Knight Arts Challenge grants have helped Philly cultural organizations create new programs and bring art to broader audiences.…

Planning Logan: Improving a ‘Forgotten’ Neighborhood

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Emily DiCicco and Anthony Liberto are sharing dispatches from Logan and Olney. For…

May 13: The New Fairmount Park | William Penn High futures | $300m port expansion | Jaywalking unticketed | Internet Essentials fails

Good morning Streeters. Here's what we're reading today: Tonight the Department of Parks and Recreation will release a plan for The…

Land Bank updates: Strategic planning and VPRC transparency

Philadelphia is inching toward realizing its Land Bank, signed into law by Mayor Nutter in January. The Philadelphia Land Bank is…

May 12-16: ParkX | The New Fairmount Park launch | Night Market Old City | Bike to Work Day

This week promises chances for park inspiration, mobile chow, and biking with the Mayor.  TALK: ParkX: Inspiring People in the Parks…

May 12: Convention Center labor | Church repair at 43rd and Chestnut | Art for cash | City slogans | Help new Philadelphians

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Drexel will host the final gubernatorial debate before the primary (May 20th) tonight at 7pm.…

Have a say in The Woodlands' future

How do you balance the sensitivity required to operate an active cemetery, with the need to preserve and share the rich…

'Write Sky' aloft on May 10

UPDATE 5/9/14, 4:30PM: WRITE SKY HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  Look up and you might just see neighborhood messages in the sky. This…

Rick Lowe's Gray Area: Where social sculpture meets neighborhood preservation

Twenty years ago when Rick Lowe first saw Houston’s Third Ward, an historically African American neighborhood, he saw vacant, tax-delinquent properties…

Sensitivity and the search for common ground at Weccacoe Playground / Bethel Burying Ground

Each marker and memorial at the Bethel Burial Ground in Queen Village was intended to endure. But forever is a long…

Record riders used Broad Street Line for Broad Street Run

The Broad Street Line broke its Broad Street Run ridership record by nearly 2,000 riders Sunday, when 72,678 entries were recorded. …

Volunteer: Help Schuylkill Banks clean up flood damage

During last week’s rains the Schuylkill River saw intense flooding, washing out flood-prone neighborhoods and submerging the Schuylkill River Trail and…

May 5-9: Weccacoe / Bethel Burial Ground | Civic Design Review | Rick Lowe | Boxer's Trail tour

Here's what you need to know about this week's happenings:  DISCUSS: Weccacoe Playground/ Mother Bethel Cemetery meeting Monday, May 5, 6:30pm.…

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