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    • Bob Kaufman, Ken Weinstein, and Josh Romalis talk at an open house earlier this week. (Photo by Erica Hawthorne)

Philly Office Retail opens new offices in Mt. Airy

Philly Office Retail, a Germantown-based real estate company, is growing its operations. On Monday, it officially opened a new office, which is located at 6825 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy. Though…

    • The MDC will start looking into ways to connect the Manayunk Canal and Towpath to Pretzel Park and historic Main Street.

Connecting community assets in Manayunk

In Garrett Elwood's estimation, Manayunk is a little disconnected. Not from the outside world, that is — but from itself. "Pretzel Park feels detached from Main More »

    • Girls' group home won't return

Girls' group home won't return

A group home for girls, which was once located on 6612 N. 12th Street, won't be coming back to Oak Lane. Last week, the Juvenile Justice Center (JJC), a nonprofit that…

    • Historic Wissahickon building gets new tenant

Historic Wissahickon building gets new tenant

After searching for 10 years, the Fairmount Park Historic Foundation Trust has finally found a tenant for Glen Fern, an 18th-century stone house alongside Wissahickon Creek. The Trust signed a lease…

Planned Chestnut Hill dialysis center gets zoning O.K.

City Council passed a bill today that would allow a controversial dialysis center to open in Chestnut Hill. The proposed center, to be located on 10 E. Moreland Ave., pitted City…

    • Betty Turner, far right, pictured with a group of CPI graduates (Photo by Bridget Kulik)

NW Philadelphian graduates from Citizens Planning Institute

 Betty Turner, a 73-year-old Northwest Philadelphian, has years of experience struggling through the thickets of the city's bureaucracy in order to better her hometown. She's presided over two community development corporations,…

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A "green" GTown Town Hall will take some green

With a deteriorating roof, artifacts like WWI memorial tablets left inside, and trash strewn about its colonnaded rotunda, the empty Germantown Town Hall is perhaps the most visible symbol of Germantown…

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