• 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.

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…

SEPTA's savings make 23rd & Venango makeover possible

Crafty financing and shrewd management allowed SEPTA to break ground on the reconstruction of the 23rd and Venango Bus Loop yesterday.…

Planning Logan: Empowering Logan residents through neighborhood planning

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

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…

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