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Drivers and disabled give PPA an earful over rules for Uber and Lyft

This Friday Taxi drivers, UberBlack drivers, and disabled residents united to vent their displeasure with the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s   loose regulatory grip on Uber and Lyft. The loose coalition that long…

    • Benches line the park's many walkways

How are other cities reinvesting in civic infrastructure?

Ever since pop-ups and parklets became trendy in Philadelphia, there’s been tension surrounding them. Despite the fanfare they’ve drawn from urbanists, a lot of longtime Philadelphians have viewed these newfangled spaces…

    • A volunteer uncovers a body at the former site of First Baptist church cemetery. (Courtesy of the Mütter Museum)

Unearthing stories hidden in the bones of a forgotten burial ground

Elana Gordon digs into an emergency excavation at a site in Old City being developed by PMC Property Group, after workers discovered a box of old bones. Volunteer forensic scientists have…

    • Produce will still be a priority for Italian Market stands.

April 28: Philly ranked #1 city for millennials | Fresh food and real estate | Squilla undercuts green agenda

Trulia has ranked Philadelphia the number one city for millennials based on homeownership, income, and employment, Curbed Philly reports. The study, which examined the 100 largest U.S. metros, compared the…

    • 6200 Osage Avenue | Will Herzog

Developers picked to rebuild at MOVE site face wary neighbors at project kickoff

Thirty-two years ago, the City of Philadelphia bombed itself. When it rebuilt the 6200 blocks of Osage and Pine, the developer hired to fix the mess used shoddy materials, and went…

    • Monthly Transpasses no longer have gendered stickers.

PA Supreme Court says city’s anti-discrimination laws don’t apply to SEPTA

In a 4-3 decision, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Philadelphia’s Fair Practices Ordinance does not cover SEPTA. The decision ends a decade-long legal saga that outlived both the original…

    • In Franklin Square, 1969 | Evening Bulletin, Temple Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

April 27: 15th Street El art | Old Skid Row | AV attractions

SEPTA will soon cover up the decades-old photo panels on the El platform at 15th Street Station, Peter Dobrin reports. The panels will be replaced, as part of a larger renovation,…

    • Eastwick's neighbors expressed their needs at public planning meeting

Eastwick’s neighbors demand full inclusion in planning process for 189 vacant acres

The scars left by an urban renewal process gone sour made themselves visible at the first public planning meeting for a new initiative in Eastwick on Monday night at St. Paul's AME…

    • Wat Khmer Palelai Buddhist Temple, Southwest Philadelphia
    • 7th and Sansom - Jewelers' Row

Appeal of Jewelers' Row demolition permit denied by Board of L&I Review

*This story has been updated with responses from Toll Brothers and the City of Philadelphia.  On Tuesday, the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia faced another defeat in its months-long campaign to…

    • Parkway setup begins for NFL draft

April 25: Orkney Park | Soda-tax revenue up | New L&I offices

As Philly prepares to host the NFL Draft on the Parkway starting Thursday, NewsWorks has a rundown of what to expect as the countdown to the draft ramps up. Curbed…

    • SEPTA fare kiosks, new and old

SEPTA’s proposed fare hikes draw rider ire

SEPTA held a pair of public hearings at its headquarters Monday to solicit feedback on proposed fare changes, which would mark modest price increases that nonetheless could have major impacts…

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