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THURSDAY: Official Opening of Delaware River Trail

Please join us as we unveil the new Delaware River Trail  Thursday, May 27, 2010  12:45 PM South Trail Entrance at Pier 64 (Turn off Columbus Boulevard into the shopping center parking lot…

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Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

Harris Steinberg: A chance to reshape casino

Inquirer: A chance to reshape casino By Harris Steinberg Philadelphia was dealt a bad hand when the Foxwoods casino was proposed for the city's Delaware River waterfront. But with the…

Philly.com: Deal brings Hyundai cars and jobs to S. Phila.

A deal is done for Hyundai and Kia auto manufacturers to bring a large vehicle-import business to Philadelphia's waterfront, starting with up to 150,000 cars a year. The auto-finishing facility for…

Changing Skyline: An artful urban casino or more big-box blah?

Changing Skyline: An artful urban casino or more big-box blah? Pennsylvania's new casinos take the architectural term decorated shed very much to heart. Harrah's Chester, the first to open in…

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies A waterfront rail line in Philadelphia moved closer to reality yesterday as the Delaware River Port Authority approved a $6.5 million contract…

Philly Weekly Spotlights the Delaware Riverfront

In this week's Multimedia section of Philadelphia Weekly, Stephen Metzger posts a video about the Delaware riverfront, the many neighborhoods it touches and the variety of activities at the river's…

Inquirer: Disputed dredging begins on the Delaware

Inquirer: Disputed dredging begins on the Delaware The bitterly contested deepening of the Delaware River's shipping channel officially began at noon yesterday, in water near Delaware City, Del. No fanfare…

Inquirer: USS Olympia seeks a new caretaker

Inquirer: USS Olympia seeks a new caretaker During the Spanish-American War, Navy Commodore George Dewey stood on the bridge of the ship and uttered the words that became famous: "You…

Inquirer: Tradition and revitalization along E. Passyunk Avenue

Inquirer: Tradition and revitalization along E. Passyunk Avenue Staring out the window of his cheese shop one slow afternoon, Philip Mancuso declares himself "the last of the Mohicans." After almost…

On track: Phila. waterfront rail line

Inquirer: On track: Phila. waterfront rail line Plans for a waterfront rail line in Philadelphia took a step forward yesterday, as a Delaware River Port Authority committee approved a $6.5…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, February 2010

GRID Philly, March 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiative - West Philadelphia, February…

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Publishes Year One Report

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Year One Report Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) was formed on January 30, 2009 in an effort led by Mayor Michael A. Nutter to establish a new…

Inquirer: Delaware River dredging nixed in US budget plan

A long-standing debate over whether to deepen the Delaware River is getting wrapped up in the federal budget. In the spending plan announced Monday by President Barack Obama, there was no…

Pier 53 Design and Construction Plan RFP

Pier 53 Design and Construction Plan RFP The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and the City of Philadelphia are seeking proposals from qualified design/build consultants to prepare a design and construction plan…

NYT: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods

New York Times: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods This city, which once moved rivers to create a new urban design, is now moving a major highway…

Daily News Editorial: On the waterfront

Daily News: On the waterfront FOR THOSE disgusted with events like the recent transit strike - in which deals are done in closed rooms with citizens having little say in…

Inquirer Editorial: No desire for streetcars

A plan to restore trolley service along East Market Street to link Center City with the Delaware River waterfront seems problematic on several fronts. Beyond the danger of snarling downtown traffic,…

Weekly Press: Ikea comes out for The SS United States

Weekly Press: Ikea comes out for The SS United States Written by Thom Nickels, contributing writer: Nobody wants the S.S. United States turned into a heap of scrap metal on a…

Inquirer: Cronkite lends name to effort to save SS United States

Inquirer: Cronkite lends name to effort to save SS United States Staff writer Sam Wood reports that lengendary boradcaster Walter Cronkite is supporting the effort to preserve the SS United…

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