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    • A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles. Photo/Shannon McDonald

City Planning Commission holds second Lower Northeast District meeting

A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles from the first Lower Northeast District planning meeting. Photo/Shannon McDonald The Philadelphia City Planning Commission held its…

    • Lt. Thomas Macartney of the 2nd District addresses Castor Garden residents at Monday's Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting. Photo/Erin Dungee

Castor Gardens residents hear from police, mediator about quality of life

Lt. Thomas Macartney of the 2nd District addresses Castor Garden residents at Monday's Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting. Photo/Erin Dungee At Monday’s Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting in Castor Gardens, a…

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Lower Northeast District meeting Tuesday; text tool available for those who can't attend

Image/Philadelphia City Planning Commission The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has scheduled its second meeting for the Lower Northeast District. Stakeholders from FrankfordNorthwoodSummerdaleLawncrestOxford Circle…

    • Fresh cherries at the 2011 Oxford Circle Farmers Market. It and the Frankford Farmers Market opened last year. Photo/Ben Bergman

Frankford Farmers Market to return for its second season

Fresh cherries at the 2011 Oxford Circle Farmers Market. It and the Frankford Farmers Market opened last year. Photo/Ben Bergman Farmers markets are popping up all over the city as the…

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City Planning Commission to hold second Lower Northeast District meeting

Image/Philadelphia City Planning Commission The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has scheduled its second meeting for the Lower Northeast District. Stakeholders from FrankfordNorthwoodSummerdaleLawncrestOxford Circle…

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NEast Links: Car crash, stabbing, dog attack, hit-and-run

NEast Links: Bringing you additional Northeast news A teenager was stabbed Wednesday night in the woods in Parkwood. The 17-year-old was taken to Aria-Health Torresdale with multiple stab wounds after the…

    • A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles. Photo/Shannon McDonald

City Planning Commission holds first public meeting for Lower Northeast District

A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles. Photo/Shannon McDonald Seven tables, 14 city planners and seven maps marked up in blue, red, black and…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • Glenn Segal writes about Oxford Circle and Castor Gardens when he's not working in a real estate office.

Local author brings neighborhoods to life in novel series

Glenn Segal writes about Oxford Circle and Castor Gardens when he's not working in a real estate office. Glenn Segal is a man who talks fast. Earnestly and fervently dispensing his…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Castor Gardens may be hard to find, but it's not in Lawncrest

It's rare a mainstream news outlet can find Castor Gardens. Summerdale, Oxford Circle and Lawncrest often get the Castor Gardens label. Or simply, 'Castor,' whatever that's supposed to mean. When a…

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Police look for shooting, stabbing suspects

UPDATE: The victim in the car has been identified at 25-year-old Landis Carter of the 2300-block of Tremont Street. Police in the 2nd and 7th Districts are busy today searching for…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Lawncrest is a lesson not learned

Two Lawncrest RNWN features in one week. Clearly the folks in front of the TV cameras haven't been reading. Just like there wasn't a shooting last Thursday in Lawncrest, no one…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Lawncrest still confusing people

Maybe it's because Lawncrest is really two separate neighborhoods. Or maybe it's because our local TV news reporters have never actually been to Lawncrest (except when there were some dog fighting…

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Northeast Philly Food Feed: Oxford Circle Farmers Market opens

  John Esch wiped his brow and took a hard swig of his water bottle. He has just traveled more than three hours, from the outskirts of Gettysburg, arriving at 900…

This month, Trinity Church Oxford is celebrating 300 years of worship in its current building.

This month, Trinity Church Oxford (www.trinitychurchoxford.org) is celebrating 300 years of worship in its current building.  Built in 1711, the church building predates Benjamin Franklin’s arrival in Philadelphia, the construction…

    • Councilman Brian O'Neill at Bustleton meeting

Zoning code versus Northeast politics

By Ian Romano and Megan PaoliniFor Philadelphia Neighborhoods Councilman Brian O’Neill, who sits on the Zoning Code Commission, said he thinks the zoning code is a disaster for regions outside…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Northeast is now hip and part of Riverwards

Ask any Philadelphia newcomer living in Fishtown, Port Richmond or Kensington where they live and they're likely to tell you the Northeast. That misconception has now been extended beyond those boundaries,…

NEast Links: Tracking Tacony recycling and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. The driver of an SUV fled the scene after hitting two park cars early yesterday morning…

NEast Links: New park for Tacony, neighborhoods under stress and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Tacony is getting a new park. Work will start in the summer or fall on Lardner's…

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