You are viewing 15 articles with the tag City Council by the author Eyes on the Street

    • Philadelphia Bike Share
    • A view of the Council Chamber from the balcony.
    • Delaware River Pier
    • This weekend SOSNA turned on the Catherine Thorn fountain in the northern triangle
    • Dodo Hamilton display, Flower Show 2014
Eyes on the Street

March 5: Nutter's budget address plans | May 20 election for Green's seat | CHOP expansion | Free Internet Essentials | power of LOVE | Starr-Olexy project shelved | Ciao Dodo

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s buzzing this Wednesday morning: Tomorrow Mayor Nutter will deliver his budget address, which the Daily News reports will be at once a “legacy” budget and…

    • Ridge and Callowhill, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
Eyes on the Street

January 24: Council back in session, passes RCO bill | Snow day for SEPTA employees | Blatstein bargains with community | Australian company builds Navy Yard HQ | Flu shot map

Good morning, Streeters!  City Council is back in session. At the top of the to-do list is legislation being pushed forward by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown to require annual day-care…

    • Reading Viaduct shadow, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

December 13: Council approves land bank | W Hotel gets $33 million subsidy | Gaming Control Board hearings | Rail Park video | Rolling Stone visits Camden

Happy Friday, Streeters! As I'm sure you've heard, it is going to snow this weekend, but the experts are "still thinking" about exactly how much snow will fall. In its…

    • Winter in Love Park, Photo by Bob Bruhin
    • Co-Sign on our Lifetime, Photo by Phillytrax
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December 5: All eyes on Land Bank, City Council | DRPA hikes budget, not tolls | Bridesburg Trail nearing construction | Passyunk Square Civic Association celebrates 10th year

Hello Streeters! Today's temperature could hit an alarming 63 degrees. With only two full City Council hearings remaining before the new year, today could be decision day for the city's land…

    • Dancing light, Photo by Blog King
    • Walnut Street, Philadelphia Photos
    • Goldtex, February 2013
    • Under budget, under the El, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
Eyes on the Street

October 1: Shutdown, Federal Housing Authority | Council wants tax abatement changes reconsidered | Trash time changed | Fishtown zoning workshop | Girard Mugshots closes

Hello, Eyes. Two important things today: First, welcome to October. Second, the government has entered a partial shutdown.  In addition to shuttering the 401 national parks, including the Liberty Bell…

    • Independence Hall's eight-day clock | Alan Jaffe, PlanPhilly
    • Ben Franklin Bridge, PlanPhilly
Eyes on the Street

June 21: Council approves $3.8B budget | Bill to curb house theft | Region's worst commutes | Delaware River dredging | Sovereign Bank gives North Philly $600,000 | PMA to regild "Diana" |

Happy Friday Street team. There's a beautiful weekend ahead!  City Council approved a $3.8 billion budget Thursday. The budget includes $190 million in new spending and $85 million to resolve contract…

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