• 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.

DAGspace: Good zoning should not be a matter of privilege

For December's DAGspace, developer David Feldman decries City Council's reversion to bad habits in taking up legislation that would undo key…

City bids more than expected on St. Bernard Community Garden

In an edge-of-your-seat bidding process, the City successfully bid on 1010 S. Saint Bernard St., home of the Saint Bernard Community…

Nearly 100 cyclists joined Bicycle Coalition holiday ride

Friday evening the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia held its first holiday-themed group ride. The Bicycle Coalition estimates nearly 100 cyclists…

Dec. 17: shooters, zoning 2012, RCO changes, OCF in historical hot seat, Bunting House demo

Good morning, Streeters. Here's what's making news this Monday morning: Our hearts are heavy to start the week. While the nation…

Spread the word: Craft publishing, workshop opens on Frankford Ave

On Frankford Avenue in Fishtown you can find locally made brews, handmade jewelry, artisanal metalwork, and now a "craft" publishing house, The Head…

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…

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