• 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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Change By Us: Philly's new crowdsourcing tool for neighborhood improvement

We’ve all had light bulb moments about ways make Philly cleaner, safer, greener and smarter. Now there’s an online tool to…

Speculation at Broad and Washington, profiles in Occupy, safety at greened lots, parking in bike lanes, unified Chelten Avenue, Nutter nod

CITY | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr group What’s the deal with the huge empty lot at…

Tensions high between City and Occupy, Sheriff's Office's investigated, CDAG objects to SugarHouse expansion, Buddhist temple's deed stolen

Tensions growing between City and Occupy Philly grew over the weekend. It looks like Occupy Philly is heading for a showdown…

ZCC finished, Stanton school community fights, City Hall's living sculptures, revised fracking rules

On Wednesday, the Zoning Code Commission approved its final report, and officially ended its five years of work, reports PlanPhilly’s…

Boot & Saddle rides again, Council plays ZCC, seven deadly trends, Philly papers seeking new home, Marvelous Marvine

South Broad Street’s Boot & Saddle bar could reopen, but as Metro reports the South Broad Street Neighborhood Association isn’t…

Finnegan's Wake wants a street, Business Privilege Tax reform passes, zero-foreclosure sheriff, Catholic church closings

Frank DiCicco introduced a bill in City Council to strike a block of little Bodine Street between Spring Garden and Green…

TEDxPhilly talks The City on November 8

TEDxPhilly, a daylong idea conference, returns for its second year on Tuesday, November 8. This year’s theme is "The City,"…

Nine schools could close, Route 47 streamlining out, faulty utilities, Electric Factory ad-wrap

The School Reform Commission recommends closing 9 schools to shed 14,000 seats, fewer than were anticipated as part of the School…

City Hall is Monumental!

Philadelphia’s City Hall is hard to ignore, since the massive building sits smack in the middle Broad and Market streets. The…

Council OKs Callowhill NID and stricter curfews, reggae feud, transportation funding stalled, lane closure success, and The Boss

Reading Viaduct | flickr user gsgeorge, Creative Commons It’s a chilly fall day, Philly, and Jack Frost is at the door.…

Franklin Court reconstruction, lower business costs for Philly, SEPTA routes tweet, L&I's blight fight

Franklin Court | flickr user wenzday01, Creative CommonsThe reconstruction of Franklin Court’s museum kicked-off this week, the Business Journal…

Consequences of school closures, area bridges failing, ACLU/NAACP sue Philly over billboard, Verizon Hall re-tuned

Alexander Wilson Elementary in University City could close. | PlanPhilly As the city waits for school closing/consolidation recommendations in the coming…

Planning Commission talks development, rezoning, remapping, overlays, and updates; University City elementary schools

PlanPhilly is at the Philadelphia Planning Commission Meeting right now, because today's agenda is jam-packed. As previously reported for PlanPhilly/NewsWorks by…

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