• 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.

Philly Spring Cleanup preview: Painting, river work, Chinatown street sweep, playgrounds and more

The warm weather is here just in time to get everyone outside for the sixth annual Philly Spring Cleanup Day.…

Fabric Row Fire Relief Fund launched

The Queen Village Neighbors Association launched a Fabric Row Fire Relief Fund to assist those displaced by Saturday's tragic fire at…

April 10: 205 Race design to maximize billboard view | Snøhetta on 21st century libraries | homeless carnival | Fishtowners back Wynn | red light fines

Good morning Streeters. Philly could hit record-high temperatures again today, and these summery days could mean a summer-like storm. Brown…

Keepin' It Local: Alternative currency circulates in Kensington

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Sara Khan and Diana Cooper checked in on South Kensington's Keepin' It…

April 9: Councilmanic rezoning to benefit 205 Race St | Blatstein buys on Rittenhouse, Piazza update | Hollaback ad campaign | Made in America returning | free cone day

Good morning Streeters. It promises to be an even warmer day than yesterday, so be sure to get out and enjoy…

Preservation hardship rule revisions on hold

After being dropped from the Historical Commission’s agenda last month, proposed rule changes to the city’s preservation hardship regulations remain on…

April 8-12: Wynn casino meeting | Judy Wicks | University/Southwest District Plan | Romantic Philadelphia | Pennypack history | Controller candidate debate

Community Meeting: Wynn Philadelphia Monday, April 8, 6:30pm. First Presbyterian Church, 418 East Girard Avenue. The Fishtown Neighbors Association is holding…

April 8: Fabric Row fire | Glaxo's culture shift through design | Woodland Ave tour | Ben Franklin Bridge parking | Main Street Music Q&A

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. After fire ripped through Jack B Fabrics at 4th and Fitzwater streets Saturday evening, we…

Flavorhood: Lower Moyamensing's tomato pie treasures

Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods, packed with distinctive tastes, treats, and flavor all their own. Occasionally we set out to…

April 5-7: 'From Philadelphia With Love' | Furniture Show | Countdown to Germantown Day

Here's what's on tap this weekend, beyond First Friday, PIFA events, and the Phillies home opener: Film: Secret Cinema: From Philadelphia…

April 5: Penn's Landing Park | stalled Enterprise development project | Nutter on education | First Friday Weekend

Happy Friday Streeters!  It is almost hard to imagine a green park stretching over I-95 and connecting Old City with the…

Love Note #165: Theresa McCaul-Miller's love poem to Laurel Hill Cemetery

Here's another installation in our Philly Love Notes collaboration -  sweet peace found at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Love Note #165: Theresa…

April 4: Chief Collections Officer | DRPA Investigation | Art Museum strategic vision | Former Glaxo HQ adaptive reuse | Bike sharing

Good morning Streeters! On PlanPhilly, Jared Brey reported yesterday that Mayor Nutter appointed Tom Knudsen, former CEO of Philadelphia Gas Works…

South Kensington Block Deals with Rodents, Vacancy and Broken Sidewalks

Residents of the 1800 block of North 4th Street, between Berks and North Cadwallader streets, talked about the quality of life…

Thought Experiments: Human Geographies (4/3) and Curating the Public Realm (4/8)

From harnessing the visual power of maps in the name of social change to curating the messages embedded in street markings, …

Suburban Station: Nation's first train station virtual library

What is believed to be the nation’s first virtual library in a train station opened at Suburban Station this morning thanks…

April is for walkers

Happy first day of April, Streeters! If you've been feeling cooped up the past few months, several Philly groups have events…

April 1-5: You Only Live Twice | Building Philadelphia | The Porch opens | Snøhetta's Craig Dykers

Film: You Only Live Twice Monday, April 1, 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Architecture in…

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