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    • Taxicab

City council questions lack of wheelchair accessible cabs

Last week, a group of City Council members came together to discuss the state of Philadelphia's cabs.  Councilman David Oh led the discussion, asking if newer cabs, cabs with alternative fuel…

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Apply for Citizens Planning Institute spring 2014 classes

Want to learn all about the nuts and bolts of planning, zoning, and development in Philly? Become a more engaged citizen and apply to be part of the Citizens Planning Institute…

    • Philadelphia Flower Show

Defy the Polar Vortex at the Flower Show

“ARTiculture” is open every day at the Pennsylvania Convention Center WHAT: Schools and offices may be closed because of the snow, but the 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, “ARTiculture,” is open…

    • Bike share demo
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March 3-7: Lower Schuylkill development | Bikeshare webinar | DAG talks preservation, promise | sustainability symposium

You can get a dose of spring this week at the Flower Show (with special snow day tickets Monday), learn about Lower Schuylkill development, bike share, neighborhood preservation and stabilization, and…

    • 4701 Springfield
Eyes on the Street

March 3: Art at Family Court | Philly's accent | New Freedom Theater's future | Weccacoe reno on hold | Dog park tension in Spring Garden | Town hall on "demise of our neighborhoods"

Happy snow day, Streeters. Public and parochial schools are closed, city offices are opening late, and trash pickup is canceled. Is this getting old or is it us? There has…

    • Reading Viaduct

Planning Commission accepts six-year fiscal plan, sends it on to Mayor Nutter

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission unanimously adopted the city’s new six-year capital program and budget in a special session on Friday, after an outline of the plan by Deputy Director Alan…

    • Proposed AAA auto entity

L&I intends to revoke permit for AAA garage in Pennsport

Philadelphia's Department of Licenses & Inspections intends to revoke the the over-the-counter zoning and building permits it issued allowing AAA to open a car repair shop at 1601 S. Columbus Blvd.…

    • Lighting and art concept for underpass portion of the Spring Garden Connector project

Design unveiled for Spring Garden Connector

The well-used, but poorly lit space beneath the Spring Garden Street overpass – site of both a busy Market-Frankford El stop and bus stop – would become bright, colorful and floral…

    • March Sheriff Sales
Eyes on the Street

March sheriff sale properties [map]

As PlanPhilly reported late last year, the Nutter administration has mobilized to put more tax delinquent properties to sheriff sale to collect on a variety of taxes owed to the city.…

    • Bartram's Garden, 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard
Eyes on the Street

February 28 - March 2: Flower Show opens | Parks Alliance center city tour | Bartram's seed workshop | Greensgrow spring opening | Free Barnes Foundation admission

Happy Friday, Eyes on the Street! Sick of dealing with and hearing about the cold weather and snow? We've got a few ways you can prep for spring and lift your…

    • Lower Schuylkill, Photo by Eyes on the Street
Eyes on the Street

February 28: SEPTA delays new payment system | Penn shares new master plan | Boyd Theater hardship update | Three $30,000 environmental grants | LGBT, low-income senior housing unveiled | Mapping crime, walks to school

Good morning, Eyes on the Street! We hope you're staying warm despite the severe temperature drop we experienced last night. Be glad you're not a stink bug. SEPTA pushed back…

    • Rally for the Boyd, December 10, 2013

Historical Commission committee accepts Boyd hardship application

The Historical Commission's Committee on Financial Hardship waded into the raw-nerved case of the Boyd Theatre's Future, Part II, Thursday.   In continuing a hearing that ran out the clock on…

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Region's trails get $250,000 boost from William Penn Foundation

Last fall, regional trail advocates said that the region’s trail funding future was unclear. Now those interested parties are getting a bit more clarity. Today, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning…

    • #TreePhilly:
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TreePhilly spreading "arborly love" this spring

Yes, last weekend's thaw was a tease, but it got us thinking about planting even though spring won't officially start for another month. Philly trees are also thinking spring, spreading "arborly…

    • Rail yards from Drexel Park
    • The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller | photo by Ed Dittenhoefer, Ithaca Times (2012)
Eyes on the Street

April 4: FringeArts presents 'The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller'

If the futures of the past, experimental design, and indie rock legends excite you, then we’ve got an evening for you. For First Friday April 4 FringeArts will present The Love…

    • Interior, North Portal, City Hall | David Swift, EOTS Flickr Group
    • Rendering of Comcast Innovation & Technology Center | Foster + Partners

Rezoning for Comcast approved by Council committee

Less than six weeks after Comcast announced it would build a second tower in Center City, in what the company is calling the largest private investment in the history of Pennsylvania…

    • Fenced off East Park Canoe House
Eyes on the Street

East Park Canoe House to be restored for Temple rowing

The Schuylkill River's East Park Canoe House and Temple University’s rowing teams are getting new leases on life. The City announced yesterday that the historic East Park Canoe House will undergo…

    • Winter
Eyes on the Street

February 25: Tower planned for behind Lit Bros. | Philly's middle class decline | Luxe residential for Broad and Chestnut | Lovett Library overhaul | Tastykakes at 100

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s buzzing on this frosty morning: Today the Philadelphia Historical Commission’s Architectural Committee will evaluate designs for a slender, plain 35-story tower for 7th and Filbert that…

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