• 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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Six Casino possibilities, three on Packer Ave

Thursday was the deadline to submit applications to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for Philadelphia's second casino license. PlanPhilly's Kellie Patrick Gates…

Testing SEPTA's New Payment Technology | Visions of North Broad | Storm affects absentee vote | $60m deal for 907 Market | Big storms, big government

We've been paying lots of attention to Sandy, but the storm isn't the only newsworhty item. Here's a lunchtime edition of…

Sandy by the hour | Bart's 'anti-casino' | Toll, Society Hill neighbors at ZBA | cheering land bank legislation | Philly's brightest bulbs | ID old signs

From NOAA: Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Track Forecast Cone Hurricane SANDY Advisory #028A, 8am on October 29Good morning, Streeters. We've…

Luminous, lively Philly | Bart's 'lavish' casino party | talking Textizen | Queen Lane limbo | Julian Abele Park update | accepting North Philly change

Shin on Me | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupHappy Monday, streeters. Today promises to be as lovely as…

Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

For works of public art, transit centers can be intense gathering spaces where, unlike some other public spaces, the art has…

Blumenfeld acquires Divine Lorraine | Council shrinking stream buffers | Great Chestnut Hill | Construction violations | Vote without ID

Developer Eric Blumenfeld now owns the Divine Lorraine Hotel. Will Philly's most iconic symbol of blight finally see new life? |…

Blumenfeld snags Divine Lorraine at sheriff sale

Eric Blumenfeld did it. Today Blumenfeld acquired the Divine Lorraine (again) for just over $8 million. This year, we've…

July 30-August 3: Parkway community input | Behind PlanPhilly boat tour | DAG talks Museum of the American Revolution | Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

Parkway Action Plan Community Meetings Monday, July 30, 6-8:30pm at Olivet Covenant Presbyterian Church, 22nd and Mt. Vernon streets. Tuesday, July…

June 25-29: Visitability and urban aging | Litter control and enforcement | Night Market | King Kong

Planning for Visitability and Urban Aging Tuesday, June 26, 8-10am. Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, 642 North Broad Street. How can designers…

From Above: 'Looking in the Parkway, 1925'

Last week, I shared two aerials of the Parkway from 1920 and 1921. This week, as we close out our…

AVI and abatement | Franklintown booms | better community-based policing | Bridesburg remembers | urban foraging | culture coworking

Happy Tuesday, Streeters. We hope you had a swell if not sweltering Memorial Day. Today is going to be another hot…

Could Philly benefit from another casino?

With Developer Bart Blatstein’s announcement that he’d like to turn part of his North Broad Street holdings into a casino-hotel-entertainment complex,…

Poll: A casino on Callowhill?

Since the license for a Foxwoods casino is officially dead, we've been wondering where a second casino might go in…

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