• 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.

Benjamin Franklin Museum leaves bicentennial behind, reopens after two-year renovation

Benjamin Franklin is a nearly mythic part of Philadelphia’s creation story and his presence is embedded in the city’s DNA, a…

Mixplace students lead 40th Street walking party to move the conversation forward

Last week nine teens participating in Mixplace Studio led a walking party on 40th Street from Walnut to Wallace streets. The…

August 21: SEPTA delays | Woodlands trees | Archdiocese property auction | Explore El Centro do Oro | would-be SEPTA lines

Good day, Streeters. Here's what's Buzzing this Wednesday morning: There is no A/B express service this morning on the Market-Frankford El…

August 20: McPherson Square's reclamation | tax credit power in Eastern North Philly | speed cameras | Wharton Hall | Franklin Institute expansion

Good morning, Streeters. Here's your Tuesday Buzz: Kensington’s McPherson Square has turned into a place where kids can play freely after…

Safer intersections through Center City paving project

A street resurfacing project underway in the southeastern part of Center City is set to bring more than smooth pavement to…

August 19-23: Dollar Days on W. Girard | Schuylkill gazebos | Rittenhouse concert | 'My Cousin Vinny'

August is winding down, so steal some time for summer fun: a dollar stroll, gazebo tour, and outdoor entertainment should keep…

Staycation: Tacony Creek Trail

Under the Green City, Clean Waters plan, the Tacony Creek should be clean enough to swim and fish in within…

Friends group restores 137-year-old Japanese garden in West Fairmount Park

On a pleasant sunny morning in West Fairmount Park, the Friends of the Japanese House and Garden (FJHG) rededicated the 137-year-old…

Park(ing) Day returns September 20

Park(ing) Day is slated to return to Philly streets for the sixth time on Friday, September 20, turning dozens of metered…

August 14: Pool season ending | US Airways-American merger lawsuit | Cargo bikes on Spring Garden | Drexel homestead | 5 projects improving Philly

It's a beautiful Wednesday, Streeters, make the most of it. Here's what's making news today: If you don’t think summer is…

Italian Fountain to reopen September 11

In late May we checked in on the restoration of the Italian Fountain between the Art Museum and Boathouse Row. Conservators painstakingly…

Church demolition resumes at 11th and Mt. Vernon

For more than half a year the Ruffin Nichols Memorial AME Church, a robust stone edifice at 11th and Mt.…

August 12-16: PhillyRising conference | Night Market South Street | Lower North Open House | Hawthorne Park jazz | Rittenhouse Concert | NeverEnding Story

This week look forward to events for civic do-gooders, district planning, another Night Market, and outdoor entertainment. Enjoy! MEET: 2013 PhillyRising…

August 12: Casino spend and schmooze | Convention Center and Carpenters | North Philadelphia Aztecs get new field | WalkSafePHL expands

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful weekend. Here's what's buzzing this Monday morning: Applicants to…

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