• 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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PSA: Prepare for Sandy

From NOAA: as of 2pm, Sunday, October 28: Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Track Forecast Cone Hurricane SANDY Advisory Whatever Sandy is…

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…

Holmesburg celebrates historic Pennypack Creek Bridge

Take Frankford Avenue over the Pennypack Creek in Holmesburg and you've just traveled on the nation's oldest stone-arch bridge - the very…

All Lit Up: Mesh mockup atop Lit Brothers

Lit Brothers could soon have large, animated digital ads on its roof as part of the Market East Commercial Advertising District.…

Searching South Philly for sustainable streets

Do you know how often a pedestrian is hit by a car in Philadelphia? Or how many bathtubs worth of water…

New look for Old City: lighting to branding

From big repaving projects, to small design flourishes, Old City has been getting a makeover of late. Along North 3rd Street,…

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…

58th Street Greenway still under construction in Southwest Philadelphia

According to the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), construction on the 58th Street Greenway is about 75 percent complete, but driving along…

Meet Christine Fisher

By now devoted readers know Christine Fisher's byline from a variety of PlanPhilly and Eyes on the Street pieces over the…

South Philly schools kick of Walk and Roll to School month

More than 40 students rode their bikes or walked to South Philadelphia’s George Washington Elementary School Thursday morning as part of…

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…

Belmont: Coalition gives block a makeover

Philadelphia Neighborhoods1 on Vimeo. By Ben Griffiths and Kate Hartman [Philadelphia Neighborhoods] Hammers were swinging up and down the street…

Two Philadelphia Food Co-Ops Receive $25,000 Grants

If you want to see how community food co-ops launch, grow and flourish, Philadelphia is becoming a great case study. This…

Art installation adds a splash of color to 40th Street

West Philadelphia’s new “Tree of Life” sculpture and accompanying mural add a splash of color to 40th Street between Spring Garden…

Woodland Green brings rustic flourish to University City intersection

At the intersection of 42nd Street and Woodland Avenue tall grasses and river birch trees swish in the breeze, and felled…

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…

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