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    • Germantown Special Services District

Revamped Germantown Special Services District to hold first official meeting Tuesday

With a new board of directors chosen and City Council's approval, the revived Germantown Special Services District has most of its pieces in place, and will hold its first official meeting…

    • Ridge Flats rendering

In East Falls, Ridge Flats plan moving forward as former DVHS property goes up for sale June 21, 2013

The long-in-the-works plans for local green developer Onion Flats' mixed-use project in East Falls are moving toward an official city review, with an equity partner and some minor design changes. Meanwhile,…

    • Girard College

Parents, students, alumni planning Girard College protest

Saying the voices of students and their families are not being heard, parents of Girard College students faced with the prospect of losing their school and home are planning to rally…

    • The trail south of Ivy Ridge station is closed to the general public. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Ivy Ridge Trail planners identify four locations to finalize design plans for by May

With planning and design work well underway and most funding in hand, construction work on a park and trail path across the iconic Manayunk train bridge could begin by the end…

    • nwschool

From Portland, cues for Philly school-building reuse

The halls of Portland's Kennedy School are alive with faces. Former students peer down from class photos, and alumni smile from newspaper clippings mounted along corridors leading to the principal's office…

    • Restaurant Depot

Manayunk's Restaurant Depot to nearly double in size at new Bakers Centre site

"We sell to a lot of delicatessens. You have delicatessens in Philly, right?" Larry Cohen, the chief operating officer of Restaurant Depot, is describing his typical customer -- the corner pizza…

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OARC, commonwealth discuss possible settlement

The Ogontz Area Revitalization Corporation and Corbett administration budget officials are in talks to settle a lawsuit filed by the housing and community action agency over a state investigation. Read more…

    • Omar Gray was a street-cleaning mainstay for the Germantown Special Services District until funding dried up.

Revamped Germantown Special Services District scheduled to launch July 1

Last year, city Planning Commission staffers spent months conducting a study of the Chelten Avenue corridor, part of an effort to bring back shoppers and a better mix of businesses to…

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