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    • Flag

April 29: Privatizing Franklin Square | Spruce Street Harbor Park returns | The case for a new flag

Should Philly consider replacing the city flag? Writing about a new flag proposal in Milwaukee, Linda Poon says flag redesign movements are sprouting up all over the U.S. to replace flags…

    • Robinson Building

February 12: Setting the Complete Streets agenda | Endangered Fishtown church up for sale | Parking ticket amnesty

Andrew Stober, former chief of staff at MOTU and current VP of planning and economic development at University City District, is out with an op-ed making the case that pedestrian injuries…

    • Goldtex

January 27: Philly rental vacancies at 2.8% | Creative engagement in Germantown | New Councilmembers taking city cars

Alan Heavens reports city apartment vacancy rates fell from 5.7 percent in December 2014 to 2.8 percent in December 2015, despite all the new apartment construction, according to data from…

    • Pittsburgh bike share

May 26: Newly-elected Councilmembers want to go after tax delinquents | L+I computer problems | Quickstarter

A "hold" glitch in L+I's computer system may have led to buildings being constructed and sold without being inspected. Two of the newly-elected Councilmembers, Allan Domb and Derek Green want…

    • Market East rendering

March 9: Market East revival | Domb eyes Council | School bus cameras | Suspicious homesteaders

Jeff Gammage has an excellent, long piece on Market East's difficulties since the 1960's, and the exciting prospects for a big comeback. What do readers think? Will the Gallery's design and…

    • East Market

January 6: 2015 campaign begins | East Market grocery store | Temple football stadium

Terry Gillen's exit from the Mayoral race was a reminder that there's nobody's really emerged as the obvious favorite for Center City progressives yet. Patrick Kerkstra thinks Ken Trujillo and Lynne…

    • East Market - Chestnut Walk

Market East will be a proving ground for a new kind of Center City street

The digital billboards planned for the large mixed-use development at 1100 East Market Street have captured the most public attention, but the more interesting feature of that project is arguably its…

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October 1: Market East construction starting | Clark Park zoning fight | Driving trending down

Construction kicks off on the 1100 block of Market East tomorrow morning, reports Natalie Kostelni. "The 4.3-acre site takes up an entire city block bound by Market, Chestnut, 11th and 12th…

    • Schuylkill River boardwalk

September 29: Metro Philly's carbon emissions fall | Market East LED signage | Looking back on Eraserhood | Effective bike junket

Big win for mixed-use development at the PA Supreme Court last week. Supremes upheld the state's planned residential development (PRD) law, which allows mixed-use development in municipalities, and rejected National Realty Corp's…

    • City Hall SEPTA entrance

September 8: How Philly coddles repeat drunk drivers | Saffron pans Dilworth | Camden stabilizing| Chamber on 2015

Nearly half of drunk drivers caught by police in Pennsylvania are repeat offenders, in part because Pennsylvania's laws and criminal justice system mollycoddle them. The problem is especially bad in…

    • Jefferson Station

September 3: Jefferson Station | Balancing bike share | Philly in "first quarter of its rebirth" | Transportation devolution

It's official - as the result of a "multi-million dollar deal" yet to be announced by SEPTA and Jefferson University Hospital Systems, Market East Station is officially being renamed Jefferson Station.…

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August 29: Girard's mid-rise debut | Mystery "major changes" for Market East | Progressive street designs | Doc's regrets

Randy LoBasso says the Parking Authority issued 12,538 tickets in the past year for parking on the sidewalk. Unhelpfully, the data PPA provided Philly Weekly doesn't distinguish between violations by…

    • Philadelphia Parking Authority Garage - 8th and Filbert

August 26: Waterfront "ski lodge" pop-up | Yelp for landlords | Political setback for driverless cars | Parking garage makeover

Terrible landlord stories are a dime a dozen, but a new site, Whose Your Landlord, created by Temple grad Ofo Ezeugwu could help make things better by empowering tenants to rate…

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