• 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.

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In Common: At rejuvenated Logan Library, room for the noisy joy of teenage kicks

Next up in our 2018 series about Philly's changing public spaces, Ashley Hahn checks out what’s welcoming neighborhood teens back to…

In Common: What if the library could mend public life?

Next in our series about Philly's changing public spaces, Ashley Hahn checks out the Free Library’s Center for Public Life, a…

March 10: Freight rail safety | Safety & vacancy | Slow BRT appeals | Free Library budget increase | 15th/Walnut redevelopment | Charming Camac

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful weekend. What will CSX do to make its freight…

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…

January 10: Pothole problems | Crude oil rail safety questioned | Coast Guard breaks ice | Free Library branch closes | East Falls dog park | Election info PSA

Good morning and happy Friday, Eyes on the Street! Temperature swings like we had this week, combined with plenty of rain…

November 22-24: Artsy Bingo | Morris Arboretum holiday garden, railway | Awesome Fest closing night | Greenbuild tours | Book Paper Scissors

Hey, Eyes on the Street! Here's what's happening around Philly this weekend.  SUPPORT: Philadelphia Sculptors, Artsy Bingo Friday, November 22. 7:30pm…

"How'd we get here?" Philadelphia's transportation history in photos

This month the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities (MOTU) turns five, and while celebrating its own, relatively short history, MOTU…

2013 Fringe Festival picks

With a new home nearly finished and a new name: FringeArts is back for its 17th annual festival starting this…

July 22: Building collapse documents released but few departments appear at hearings | Temple tower tops off | South Star Lofts rising | Library tango

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. We're not supposed to melt this week, but it's still humid. Keep an umbrella handy…

Poplar Library Branch Embraces Technology and Social Media

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly this summer, Tasia N. Morgan, Angela M. Mayo, and Samantha Ortiz are bringing…

April 12 - 14: Food festivals | Philadelphia Book Festival | Sakura Sunday | Farm and Food Fest | Clover Market

Happy Friday! Still looking for something to do this weekend? Volunteers are set to swarm the city for the annual Philly…

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…

Love Note #103: Linda Huss loves the city’s written-word command center: the Free Library of Philadelphia

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this appreciation of the Free Library of Philadelphia's Parkway Central…

Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

The term parklet – a small park created in former parallel parking spaces – is relatively new to Philadelphia, especially Philadelphia’s…

From Above: The Central Delaware Waterfront, 1920

For this week's look at Philadelphia From Above we'll turn to Delaware Waterfront of 1920 in honor of the Behind PlanPhilly Delaware…

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