• 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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Explore Bartram's Mile

One of the big missing pieces in the city's recreational trail network is a good connection to Bartram's Garden. Thankfully that's about…

Regional Trail Updates: CSX Bridge complete, Port Richmond Trail in the works

In a busy few days for the city’s regional trail network, the Schuylkill River Park Connector Bridge opened to the public…

Philly tax credit a model | water woes | rowhouses for 6th and Fairmount | waterfront trail section delay | SEPTA baby

Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupA corporate…

VIADUCTgreene invites public input on Viaduct park

Skyline view from the elevated portion of the Reading Terminal Viaduct, October 2012. Imagine transforming an abandoned rail viaduct into an…

Making Phoenix Community Park last | Coyle pleads guilty | HIP Award honorees | UC's rusty water

Friends of the Japanese House and Garden will be honored by HSP for their work restoring Fairmount Park's Sakura Pavilion. |…

Pennypack Park cleanup inventory: 14 types of balls, 4 kinds of flip flops, a gas canister, part of a shopping cart and more

What do a shopping cart, a blue comb, four car tires without rims, two baby dolls, and a frisbee have in…

Gallery renovation | Roxborough/Ridge demolition delay? | No parking at The Sansom | Reclamation, play at 'Needle Park' | remembering Floyd Alston

Another beautiful, blue sky day ahead. | Guastavino Tiles, by Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupPennsylvania Real Estate…

Commercial viability of Front St in Kensington | W Hotel moving forward | Team Vick Field for Hunting Park | Why we love Furness, now

The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build…

Love Note #64: Erica Hawthorne watches over the city she loves from Drexel Park

Today Eyes on the Street continues our collaboration with Philly Love Notes, with a Powelton Village resident's appreciation of the…

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…

9/11 Memorial dedication today

If you've been on the trail at Schuylkill Banks in Center City lately you might have noticed an understated new sculpture…

South Philly Food Co-Op Passes 300 Member Mark at Second Annual Garden Tour

The South Philly Food Co-Op’s (SPFC) second annual garden tour featured 24 home and community gardens spanning from Ellsworth to…

Love Notes #19 + #54: Alex B. and Sandy Salzman both love Penn Treaty Park

Today Eyes on the Street continues its collaboration with Philly Love Notes with two different expressions of love for lovely Penn…

Help Desk: Pennypack on the Delaware as a wedding venue?

Today Eyes on the Street's Help Desk takes on a new kind of planning question: wedding planning. Donna Ludwig is helping…

August 10-12: Second Friday on Lancaster | Pennsylvania Dutch Festival | Dragon Boat Festival | 'Midnight in Paris'

People in Rittenhouse | Flickr user Matt Colo | Creative CommonsSecond Friday on Lancaster Avenue Friday, August 10, 5-8pm.  Lancaster…

Dickinson Square Park renewed, reopened

For months the core of Dickinson Square Park has been blocked off with construction fencing while crews worked on a $1.2…

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