• 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.

March 4: Evolving South Kensington | Tax relief measures | Big changes at 17th and Carpenter | Hope for Lawncrest

Happy Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday/Carnival, Streeters. Enjoy! South Kensington is evolving as mixed-use developments take shape, new residents move in, and industrial…

Apply for Citizens Planning Institute spring 2014 classes

Want to learn all about the nuts and bolts of planning, zoning, and development in Philly? Become a more engaged citizen…

March 3-7: Lower Schuylkill development | Bikeshare webinar | DAG talks preservation, promise | sustainability symposium

You can get a dose of spring this week at the Flower Show (with special snow day tickets Monday), learn about…

March 3: Art at Family Court | Philly's accent | New Freedom Theater's future | Weccacoe reno on hold | Dog park tension in Spring Garden | Town hall on "demise of our neighborhoods"

Happy snow day, Streeters. Public and parochial schools are closed, city offices are opening late, and trash pickup is canceled.…

February 28 - March 2: Flower Show opens | Parks Alliance center city tour | Bartram's seed workshop | Greensgrow spring opening | Free Barnes Foundation admission

Happy Friday, Eyes on the Street! Sick of dealing with and hearing about the cold weather and snow? We've got a…

February 28: SEPTA delays new payment system | Penn shares new master plan | Boyd Theater hardship update | Three $30,000 environmental grants | LGBT, low-income senior housing unveiled | Mapping crime, walks to school

Good morning, Eyes on the Street! We hope you're staying warm despite the severe temperature drop we experienced last night. Be…

TreePhilly spreading "arborly love" this spring

Yes, last weekend's thaw was a tease, but it got us thinking about planting even though spring won't officially start for…

April 4: FringeArts presents 'The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller'

If the futures of the past, experimental design, and indie rock legends excite you, then we’ve got an evening for you.…

East Park Canoe House to be restored for Temple rowing

The Schuylkill River's East Park Canoe House and Temple University’s rowing teams are getting new leases on life. The City announced…

February 25: Tower planned for behind Lit Bros. | Philly's middle class decline | Luxe residential for Broad and Chestnut | Lovett Library overhaul | Tastykakes at 100

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s buzzing on this frosty morning: Today the Philadelphia Historical Commission’s Architectural Committee will evaluate designs for…

PA transportation spending and data score card

In Philly complete streets are a priority and we’re seeing more precious street space given over to projects that make the…

February 24-28: Urban greening history | Landscape lessons for better cities | Triple bottom line business workshop | Streetfilms, sneckdowns, and the pedestrian

This is a week to learn about ways to improve the city's public environment - through greening, landscape design, and pedestrian…

February 24: Ogontz rowhouse collapse | Mormon project brings good urbanism, tacky design | Pedestrian crash hot spots | Slower oil freight speeds | PhillyRising in SW Germantown | Bill Green as SRC chair

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Hope you took advantage of the beautiful warm weekend. Here’s what we’re reading this Monday…

Anonymous donor offers to purchase Boyd Theatre

In a strange new plot twist in the saga of the Boyd Theatre, an anonymous donor has come forward offering to…

February 21 - 23: Rally 4 Rizzo | Hawthorne Hall open house | Mother Bethel AME Burial Ground revealed | Party for the Market | Philly Codefest

Happy weekend, Eyes on the Street! Here are a few events happening around town. RAISE: Rally 4 Rizzo Friday, February 21.…

Italian Market seeking new curbside stand vendors

Right now about half of the 160 curbside stands in 9th Street's "Italian Market" are empty, but this year expect to…

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