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Campaigning for greener, wider waterfront experience

Oct. 2 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly There's a new organization lobbying for a green setback along the entire length of both the city's rivers.The Coalition for Philadelphia's Riverfronts…

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SugarHouse protest brings arrests

Sept. 29 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly About  50 protesters organized by Casino-Free Philadelphia blocked the front gate of the SugarHouse Casino construction site early Tuesday morning. It was still…

SugarHouse construction pushed ahead

Sept. 23 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyOne week after receiving approval for its financing plan from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, SugarHouse Casino has closed on a $195-million loan.…

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SugarHouse gets PGCB OK on loan

Sept. 16 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Wednesday approved SugarHouse Casino's plan to borrow $220 million from a cadre of 20 lenders.The ruling includes…

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SugarHouse is ramping up


Sept. 15By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly         Construction workers will begin driving the first support piles for SugarHouse Casino within a couple of weeks, and job interviews for professional…

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SugarHouse requests transfer of slots license

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at www.phillyskyline.com/lovecopter Aug. 19 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyHSP Gaming – the developer of SugarHouse Casino - has asked…

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HSP petition for financing criticized

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at www.phillyskyline.com/lovecopter July 29 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Earlier this month, HSP Gaming – the developers of SugarHouse Casino…

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Belt Line sues SugarHouse

July 14 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAn obscure Philadelphia railroad company wants to keep SugarHouse Casino from building “on or near” a right-of-way the city gave to the railroad…

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Council OKs overlay, historic interiors bills

June 18 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyCity Council unanimously passed legislation aimed at creating a multi-use riverfront trail, a dense retail/commercial corridor, and connections between neighborhoods and…

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A sense of urgency at CDAG

May 14, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMembers of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group will next week urge the City Planning Commission to approve a zoning plan for the…

SugarHouse: nod for more time, new plan

May 6 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved SugarHouse's new design and extended the casino's opening deadline by two years. The Board…

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Penn Treaty master plan process begins

Feb. 27 Watch the video By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFans of Penn Treaty Park yesterday filled the basement of Fishtown's First Presbyterian Church to have their say on the…

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City says SugarHouse is dragging its feet

Feb. 13Previous coverageRead Altman Affidavit By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyIn a meeting held late last week, Mayor Michael Nutter told HSP Gaming Chairman Neil Bluhm and other…

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Next up in casino siting process

Holy Redeemer protest Foxwoods process timelineOct. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The public will have at least three more opportunities to comment on the proposed location of Foxwoods Casino…

Casino designs do not work

Aug. 11 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly      Philadelphia's future waterfront would be better off if the two planned casinos were built elsewhere, a PennPraxis report ordered up by…

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SugarHouse: test pilings, obstruction removal

Excavations are shown in yellow. The "line of Laurel Street" is in pink. The roads are in orange.Urban Engineers' proposed Test Piling Sites are puffy clouds "A-1", "A-2" & "A-3".…

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Army Corps: We won't exclude tribes again

April 1 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finished investigating its Philadephia District's exclusion of Native American tribes from a federally required historic review…

Trump, Penn Treaty towers closer to reality

Dec. 20By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Two Delaware River waterfront developments have moved closer to approval while the State General Assembly simultaneously told the Philadelphia Commerce Department to mind…

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