• 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.

Staycation: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

When most Philadelphians think of their backyard, they don’t envision nearly 1,000 acres of unique habitat and diverse ecosystem, but thanks…

Tagged: Graffiti removal programs and three ways you can help

Eyes on the Street is taking a practical look at graffiti removal this week with a two-part feature. Yesterday conservator Lauren…

Tagged: What graffiti does to cities and what you can do about it

Eyes on the Street is taking a practical look at graffiti removal this week with a two-part feature. First up:  Lauren…

City's newest sprayground opens at Shot Tower Rec Center

Like a sweet reward for getting through last week’s brutal heat wave, the city’s newest sprayground opened Saturday at the Shot…

Calling Center City workers: How's your commute?

Do you work in Center City? Are you part of SEPTA's record-breaking regional rail ridership? Do you carpool into the city?…

Hawthorne Park supporters hope jazz will draw people into the hard-won park

The peak of last week's heat wave didn't keep people out of Hawthorne Park for the second Jazz in Hawthorne Park…

July 22-26: Roxborough rezoning | Lower North District Plan | Tour Fairmount Park | Bartram's Mile feedback | The Tempest | Midnight in Paris

Here's what's on tap for the week ahead - lots of planning talk as well as outdoor fun: ZONE: Shaping the…

July 22: Building collapse documents released but few departments appear at hearings | Temple tower tops off | South Star Lofts rising | Library tango

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. We're not supposed to melt this week, but it's still humid. Keep an umbrella handy…

Staycation: Second Bank Portrait Gallery

Next up in our set Summer Staycations is a jewel in the heart of Independence National Historical Park. Leave Independence Hall…

Hot fun at The Oval

On Wednesday, Eakins Oval debuted its new summer identity - “The Oval” - wearing a fresh paint pattern and…

July 18: PGW fined $500,000 | Lower North's vacant land future | Philadelphia School Partnerships awards $4.7 million | The Oval, officially open | Elfreth's Alley archaeology dig

Hello Streeters!  Temperatures could reach 97 today, but it looks like the region's power grid is beating that heat. Power companies…

PHA auction brings in $2 million, bidders surprised by high prices

The Philadelphia Housing Authority sold 189 properties for just under $2.1 million at its third vacant property auction yesterday.  The auction,…

July 17: Open data pipeline | changing Francisville | building collapse, blame and failures | Wissahickon bald eagles

Good morning, Streeters. We continue to ride this heat wave out, and if you need to cool off today may we…

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