• 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.

December 14-16: UnSilent Night, Chinatown North Arts Crawl, Go West! Holiday Craft Fest

This weekend walk through Old City playing UnSilent Night, cruise Chinatown North's arts hubs, and shop for crafty goodies in the…

Vacant land, home of St. Bernard Community Garden to be sold

It’s the classic tale of the Philadelphia community garden. Neighbors band together to clean a vacant lot. They work the weeded…

Love Note #119: Working in Frankford has helped Michelle Feldman love her city

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this appreciation of Frankford's institutions and commercial corridor Love…

LoMo neighbors compete in holiday lights and display contest

From 8th to Broad, Snyder to Oregon houses are draped in colorful lights and windows filled with holiday displays – some…

School closings announcement | Ads for school funds | tepid support for commercial zoning revisions | Council 'ripping apart' the new zoning code | Open crime data | OpenDataPhilly legit

Street Fashion under the El in Kensington | Theresa Stigale, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood Morning, Streeters. Here's your…

PHS adds holiday cheer, calls attention to public landscape

During the holiday hustle on busy streets like the Avenue of the Arts, it can be easy to overlook everyday details…

2012 Endangered Properties List: Philly Modern, breweries, Family Court, and tax credits

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia released its 10th Annual Endangered Properties List [pdf] today, which includes three city-owned buildings, our dwindling…

Canal Street North OKd by Planning | thinking big about bike share | Hotels for 15th and Chestnut | Economic impact of Philly CDCs

View from Downtown to West Philly & the Cira Centre at Sunset | Theresa Stigale, Eyes on the Street Flickr group…

Stay of Demolition for Church of the Assumption

Barring some Act of God, the Church of the Assumption will live to see 2013. At a hearing Tuesday, the very…

Feet First Philly "where's my effin' sidewalk?" contest winners

A few months ago Feet First Philly asked Philadelphians “where’s my effin’ sidewalk?” – kind of. They asked Philadelphians on foot…

Last ditch Assumption appeal | Seaport Museum plans overhaul | Fralinger fire | Indie bookstores faring well | Farewell Market West smut

The Penn's Landing Marina. | Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters. Wasn't it strange to see Philly looking…

December 10-14: Environments of Memory | Fishtown archaeology | PAFA After Dark: Made in America | South Philly Fun Ride

Michael Walsh: Environments of Memory Tuesday, December 11, 4-5:30pm. PennDesign, Architectural Archives, Fine Arts Library, 34th between Walnut and Spruce. Join…

Southeast by Southeast: Public art meets refugee art therapy

Stand on the corner of 7th and Dudley streets, and you’re in South Philly. But step inside a storefront on the…

Church of the Assumption demo update, look inside | Bike share coming soon | Philly Painting defense | Arab business growth | Walnut water main break

Church of the Assumption's twin spires. | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. Here’s your Monday morning Buzz:…

December 7-9: Lucia Fest | Crafty Balboa | March of Lights | Menorah lighting

75th Annual Lucia Fest Gloria Dei (Old Swede’s) Church, Columbus Boulevard and Christian Street. Friday, December 7, 6pm and 8pm. Saturday,…

Philly Painting critique | Mobilizing against Church of the Assumption demo | North Central gets parking minimums | RBA to design Spring Garden Connector | City seed savers

Good morning, Streeters.  Here's your Friday am Buzz: Dutch artists Haas & Hahn have finished painting a nearly-contiguous, color-block mural across…

Penn Museum celebrates 125 years

The Penn Museum celebrates its 125th anniversary today. | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group The University of Pennsylvania Museum…

Callowhill Neighbors appeal Assumption demo | New waterfront zoning in 2013 | 245 hybrid buses replacing diesel | Market West smut duo closes

Good morning, Streeters. Happy Thursday. Today’s City Council agenda [pdf] includes votes on the city’s Complete Streets legislation and residential parking…

Do sharrows make a difference?

A recent Grist article on “sharrows” got Eyes on the Street wondering just how much of an impact sharrows* - those…

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