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    • Stormy sunset skyline, July 2, 2014
Eyes on the Street

July 3: SEPTA's late buses | Undercover to curb illegal dumping | Cigarette tax passes PA House | DRPA hires crisis communications pro | Chief Data Officer, Tim Wisniewski

Hot. Rain. (Again.) Arthur has been upgraded to a hurricane and will be swinging past us in one form or another. That could mean rain on our parade. For now, your…

    • Please Touch Museum, Memorial Hall | Gary Reed, EOTS Flickr Group
    • Finery, West Philly Style | Steve Ives, EOTS Flickr group
    • Kurt Vile mural, April 2014 | David Swift, EOTS Flikr Group
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June 30: Council, lords of land use | Feibush v. Johnson: the blog | $23m unspent DRPA development funds | Penn National bows out | Violent crime drop | Kurt Vile mural buffed

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Here's what we're reading this Monday morning: An Inquirer editorial today calls Council the “lords of land use” and suggests that councilmanic prerogative, campaign…

    • 'drone strike' - Regional Rail Tracks | AlBeFranke, EOTS Flickr group
    • Kensington | David Swift, EOTS Flickr group
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June 26: Chump city | Clarke and Francisville's gap-toothed development | C- for PA infrastructure | 3 ArtPlace America grants | Fair bike share | Italian Market organic stand

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what we’re reading this morning: All us do-right Philadelphians are chumps. At least that’s how Daily News columnist Helen Ubiñas thinks we seem in light of our…

    • The $100 million City Hall Station overhaul is on SEPTA's list of deferred capital projects
    • Gothic detail atop the old West Philadelphia High School | PlanPhilly
    • The University Bike Collective hopes to encourage more cycling throughout University City
Eyes on the Street

June 23: Temple buying William Penn HS | Naudain St explosion mysteries | NextFab growth | Dietz & Watson courted | CyclePhilly data

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Hope you enjoyed the beautiful weekend. Here’s what we’re reading: Last week Drexel closed on University City High School and Temple’s $15 million bid for…

    • PATCO trains to New Jersey, Photo by Phillytrax
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June 20: City budget, $30m more for schools | PATCO ridership drop | Buffered bike lane dreams | Pedestrian safety | Cunningham Piano

Happy Friday! At its final session before summer recess City Council passed a $4.5 billion operating budget, rafts of bills enabling things like bike share and affordable housing development, the…

    • Suburban Station | Steve Ives, EOTS Flickr Group
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June 18: 22nd and Market memorial artwork | Suburban Station naming rights | Pitched school funding fight | Blackwell on University City HS sale | Clarke fundraiser

Good morning Streeters. We may be a few days before the official start of summer but we’ve got the year’s first heat advisory today. Go lightly. Three sculptors are finalists to…

    • Front and Girard | Theresa Stigale, EOTS Flickr Group
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June 16: SEPTA's brief strike, overnite subway service | Affordable housing funds | Lancaster Avenue Redevelopment Corp's unraveling | Mander Rec cleanup | National Archives move irks

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Here goes:  SEPTA’s regional rail workers struck in the wee hours of Saturday morning, but it was brief. By early Sunday service on SEPTA’s 13…

    • Regional Rail Paoli/Thorndale
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June 13: SEPTA regional rail strike likely, plans | Broad Street Line WiFi | Difference maker: Amy Laura Cahn | Renaming 30th Street Station

Happy Friday the 13th folks. Fair warning: Drexel’s commencement ceremonies are today, so be forewarned if you are in that neck of the woods today. A federal mediator will try to…

    • Route 36 trolley
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June 12: Toms on PA's environment | L+I's demolition budget raided | pre-SEPTA | Taming 10th/Reed/Passyunk

Good morning, Streeters. Here's what we're reading: The Toms, Corbett and Wolf, offered differing views of Pennsylvania’s environment in Philly last night, the Daily News reports. Governor Corbett defended his…

    • Melrose Diner | David Swift, EOTS Flickr group
    • Curtis Publishing Company | Michael Klusek
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June 10: Real Estate Roundup: Curtis Center sells for $125m | Oxford Mills opens | University City Innovation District | Divine Lorraine Hotel | Shirt/Suit Corner redux | Weinstein bid on Germantown schools

Good morning Streeters. Here's a real estate news roundup to start your Tuesday right:  The Curtis Center sold for $125 million, and will be converted from all offices to a…

    • Mail delivery in the jungle | Michael Klusek
    • Girard El Stop at Night, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
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June 6: Push to donate building collapse site | SEPTA engineers authorize strike | 24-hour MFL, BSL begins next week | Neighborhood Bike Works $100,000 | Manayunk Bridge progress | Delaware Ave Extension website

Yesterday, at a gathering to remember those lost and injured in the fatal Center City building collapse one year ago, those impacted by the collapse called on Richard Basciano, the real-estate…

    • Philadelphia Bike Share
    • Big Smile | Michael Klusek
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June 4: Divine Lorraine work | Council not moving on PGW sale | Farewell Zack Stalberg | Life on Myrtlewood | L+I not L&I | Port Richmond Trail use

Happy Wednesday, Streeters. Here's what we're reading:  Naked Philly noticed work actually happening at the Divine Lorraine. Power washing is a start. Pinch us. City Council is certainly busy with…

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