• 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.

Taller Puertorriqueño closer to building new cultural center on North 5th

After years of dreaming, fundraising, research and designing, Taller Puertorriqeño is edging ever closer to building on a new cultural center…

Fairmount Water Works still recovering from May 1 flood

The rainstorm that flooded the Schuylkill Banks, left passengers stranded on the roof of a SEPTA bus and forced the…

Tacony celebrates 15 refreshed storefronts

Tacony Community Development Corporation has worked with commercial property owners renovate 15 storefronts in the last year – that’s more than…

May 27-June 1: Civic Design Review | Gray Area cards | Wall Ball | Funeral for a Home | Roots Picnic | Philly Cycling Classic

Welcome to unofficial summer, Streeters. Devoted readers might notice that we're rolling our events picks into one post per week now…

May 27: Philly media auction | Tax-delinquency improvements | 35,000 potholes and counting | Philly Pumptrack | City growth

Good morning, Streeters. We hope you enjoyed a refreshing long weekend. We've got another warm day on tap, with rain…

From Above: Philadelphia Museum of Art (1927)

As the Philadelphia Museum of Art edges toward its 90th birthday, starchitect Frank Gehry has designed an expansion of our most…

May 23-26: PHAIR at The Oval | Picnic at the Pier | Destination Frankford reception | Longwood Garden fireworks | City Hall to City Hall tour | Memorial Dei picnic

Happy Memorial Day Weekend, Eyes on the Street! If you're staying in Philly, here are a few events to choose from.…

City "daylights" first creek, restoring it from sewer to stream

Beneath Philly’s streets lies approximately 3,000 miles of sewers - both manmade channels and creeks that were capped and incorporated into…

Wild strokes and wildflowers color the Northeast Corridor through Philly

Glenwood Green Acres is a 30-year old community garden at North 18th and Glenwood Avenue, a 4-acre green oasis on the…

May 21: Election update | Love wins | City Hall falcons tagged | PICA oks PGW sale | Ad fight ahead | Philly is bananas

Good morning, Streeters. Bring the umbrella out today as we're looking at a stormy afternoon and evening. Though turnout seemed light,…

Historic street repair pilot program starts in July

It’s no secret that we love Philly’s network of wee streets – from blue brick alleys to wood-paved Camac. So it’s…

May 20: VOTE | Local 98 political machine | School funding now | vacant lot pop-ups | Cedar Realty Trust loves Philly | Neighborhood names

Good morning, Streeters. We have one word for you today: VOTE. Polls open at 7am, close at 8pm, and no ID…

Geotechnical work, progress at Carpenter Green

If you've passed 17th and Carpenter streets recently, you may have noticed activity on the eight vacant lots waiting to be…

May 19-23: May Planning Commission meeting | Paseo Verde tour | Steven Holl | Ride of Silence

Here are our picks for what this week's got in store:  PLAN: May City Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, May 20, 1pm.…

May 19: Election preview | L&I feedback | Saffron on Gehry | Poor in Philly | Refinery pollution controls | Housing starts buoyed by multi-family trend

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Here’s what catching our Eyes: Tuesday is Primary Day here in PA. That means Democratic…

Back to the future to renew Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park is like Philadelphia itself: A legacy asset with unrealized potential. We are the lucky beneficiaries of the prescient 19th…

May 16-18: Trenton Ave clean-up | Kinetic Sculpture Derby | Garden workshop | Clark Park party | Stenton garden tour | Society Hill home tour | Dog park clean-up, repairs

Hey, Eyes on the Street! Today's rainy forecast postponed Bike to Work Day, but the weekend promises clearer skies for the…

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