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    • Developer Ken Weinstein bought the former Max Levy Autograph Co. building on Roberts Avenue in June for $150,000. (Bas Slabbers)

Developer composing a new image for former Wayne Junction industrial site

By Amy Z. Quinn For NewsWorks The former Max Levy Autograph Co. building on Roberts Avenue is more just another now-empty shell near the Wayne Junction SEPTA station. It's a throwback…

    • PhilaMOCA | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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September 21-23: PHS Fall Garden Fest | 12th Street Fest | 40th Street Summer Series

PhilaMOCA | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupPHS Fall Garden Fest Saturday, September 22, 9am-5pm. Navy Yard. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Fall Garden Fest returns with a day full…

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Tacony family turns home in stage, welcomes audience

The Fringe Festival is back for 2012, and it's in the living rooms of the McQueens from Tacony.  It's also in their kitchen, and in the homes of three other families around…

    • Philadelphia metal artists Emilie Ledieu and Bill Capizolli created the metal and glass
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Art installation adds a splash of color to 40th Street

West Philadelphia’s new “Tree of Life” sculpture and accompanying mural add a splash of color to 40th Street between Spring Garden and Baring streets thanks to collaboration between the People’s Emergency…

    • Penn's Shoemaker Green completes new lush link between Penn and Center City.
    • Levy, Gajewski, Hillier, Strong

Sustainability and the poor: Will the two ever get along?

In connection with its production of red, black & GREEN: a blues, presented as part of the Live Arts Philly Fringe festival, the Annenberg Center last evening hosted a panel…

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Lower Northeast District draft plan available for comment until Oct. 1

There are two weeks left to comment on the draft plan for the Lower Northeast Planning District. Presented at an August open house, the plan lays out long- and…

    • The Canal Street side of The Ajax Metal Company building.
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Canal Street life cycles: creek to development spine

Tiny, meandering Canal Street feels like a place that time forgot. But that is about to change thanks to developer Michael Samschick’s recently announced big plans for Canal Street North, off…

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Two charter schools take up residency at St. William's parish

The students of St. William's parish won't return this year, but the classroom bells are still ringing. After closing its doors for good in June as part of an archdiocesan-wide…

    • Love | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • The new GSK building, under construction.

On the brink of reaching a 10,000-jobs milestone, Navy Yard will soon release an updated Master Plan

The Philadelphia Navy Yard will soon be home to as many workers as the shipyard employed before it closed.At the end of this year, GlaxoSmithKline will finish construction on its…

    • The city expects the 40th Street bridge to reopen this November

40th Street Bridge to open in November, 41st span work to follow

Five years after it was closed to vehicle traffic, the 40th Street bridge between East Parkside and Mantua is set to reopen this fall. Construction crews are working to have the…

Applications open for Knight Arts Challenge to fund best ideas for the arts in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Sept. 17, 2012 – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation<http://www.knightfoundation.org/> is now accepting applications for the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia<http://www.knightarts.org/knight-arts-challenge/philadelphia>. The $9 million…

    • There are bridge and boardwalk plan for a 2 1/2-acre island that's amassed in the river outside of Lloyd Hall

Parks & Recreation Commission returns to business

Welcoming several new faces and reveling in the sun that spilled through the glass-block windows of Lloyd Hall, the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commission returned to business Wednesday night after a…

    • Eyes on the Street: Canal Street life cycles ...  creek to development spine

Eyes on the Street: Canal Street life cycles ... creek to development spine

Tiny, meandering Canal Street feels like a place that time forgot. But that is about to change thanks to developer Michael Samschick’s recently announced big plans for Canal Street North, off…

    • Della Clark, president of The Enterprise Center, laid the groundwork for the Center for Culinary Enterprises to be built.

West Philadelphia: Center for Culinary Enterprises set to open

This article was created in partnership with Temple University's capstone journalism course Philadelphia Neighborhoods. By Ben Griffiths Taria Dean, owner of T’s Tasty Tater Salad, Inc., was present for the…

    • Former Delaware Valley High School in East Falls (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks, file)

What's next for the former Delaware Valley High School site in East Falls?

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks The school year is in full swing across the city, but the site of the former Delaware Valley High School in East Falls is quiet,…

    • Community meeting scheduled for proposed Germantown supermarket project

Community meeting scheduled for proposed Germantown supermarket project

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks A public meeting has been scheduled for Germantown and East Mt. Airy residents to get more information about a Bottom Dollar Food supermarket proposed for…

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Re-viewing Sustainability forum (9/20) and 'red, black & GREEN: a blues' (9/21-22)

This weekend the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will present performances of red, black & GREEN: a blues, a four person, multimedia, interactive performance that explores interconnected ideas about…

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More titles for Attack Mode boxing club

Attack Mode boxing club is once again victorious. Formerly known as Heavy Hittas, the Lawncrest-based youth boxing club was represented at the neighborhood's Tuesday night Community Association meeting by founders…

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