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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Philly.com fooled by school's misleading name

OK, so the school is called Tacony Academy Charter. But it's in Fox Chase. Do we let Philly.com slide on this error? Nope. A news brief about a school closure on…

    • Learn the ins-and-outs of designing an entry for this year's Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby at Frank's Kitchens on Saturday | Bicycle Coalition, Creative Commons
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March 9-11: Clean up Washington Avenue Green, Kinetic Sculpture Derby workshop, garage sale and tool drive, St. Patrick's Day Parade

Learn the ins-and-outs of designing an entry for this year's Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby at Frank's Kitchens on Saturday | Bicycle Coalition, Creative CommonsWashington Avenue Green Volunteer Cleanup Day Saturday,…

    • Lou McKee. Photo submitted by Eileen D'Angelo, taken by Robin Hiteshew

Submission: Friends, family, fans invited to celebrate Lou McKee's life and work

Lou McKee. Photo submitted by Eileen D'Angelo, taken by Robin Hiteshew

    • Washington Avenue Green | Flickr user misskoco, Creative Commons
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Celebrating the Delaware, SETPA as open data model, Granary redevelopment, watershed health, Comeback City,

Washington Avenue Green | Flickr user misskoco, Creative Commons It’s been a week of big news for the Delaware Waterfront – from the announcement of a new park around Pier 70…

    • Pleased with adoption of master plan, waterfront advocacy group focuses on the next step: zoning

Pleased with adoption of master plan, waterfront advocacy group focuses on the next step: zoning

After taking a few moments to savor the  unanimous adoption of the Central Delaware Waterfront Master Plan earlier this week, the Central Delaware Advocacy Group got to work on the zoning…

Confab with waterfront developer could shed light on hotel mystery

Fishtown and Northern Liberties community leaders hope to find out next week what plans Michael Samschick has for his Delaware Avenue properties – and whether or not he is working with…

    • Historical Commission wades into neighborhood dispute

Historical Commission wades into neighborhood dispute

The Philadelphia Historical Commission took a position in a simmering neighborhood dispute Friday by voting down the historic designation application of a Logan Square park.Tully Speaker and Thomas E. Malone…

    • The former Provident Mutual Life Insurance building at 4601 Market Street will likely become home to the PPD, Health Department and morgue.
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Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building to be reused as Police Command Center

Today the vacant but majestic Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building has one inhabitant - a hawk living in the tower. But soon enough the Philadelphia Police Department could join the hawk's…

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Dog of the Week: Aspen

My name is Aspen and I am silly. I am temporarily living at ACCT, and while I am there, I try to make people laugh. I love to play with balls…

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Will new zoning on the waterfront deter or draw development?

We won’t know for many years if the Master Plan for the Central Delaware is a real life success story. But in an opinion piece in today’s Daily News, Matt…

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Cat of the Week: Queenie

URGENT - Queenie (A15484929) may have lucked out by being "evicted" from her last home. She was surrendered to the shelter after living with them for more than a year. She…

    • The collapsed wall of Frankford Central United Methodist Church, as seen from the inside. Photo/Stan Lupo

Demolition underway at Frankford's Central United Methodist Church [slideshow]

The collapsed wall of Frankford Central United Methodist Church, as seen from the inside. Photo/Stan Lupo Demolition has begun at Frankfords' Central United Methodist Church at Griscom and Orthodox streets.…

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Budget day: property taxes and LOVE Park renovation | gambling on PGW sale | Barnes Totem approved | Owls to the Big East

Good morning, Streeters. It’s going to be a real beauty - breezy and a high near 70 - so leave the heavy coat at home, and duck out for a walk…

    • Fox Chase Clock in Lions Park. Photo/G. E. Reutter

With clock not working, time has stopped in Fox Chase

Fox Chase Clock in Lions Park. Photo/G. E. Reutter Time has stopped in Fox Chase. The village clock located in Lions Park went dark and stopped working in November. A local…

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11 of the city's most sought-after violent offenders are from Northeast Philadelphia [slideshow]

They live in Frankford; Northwood; Mayfair; Wissinoming; Lawncrest; and Tacony, and they're 11 of the Philadelphia Police Department's most-wanted violent offenders. The department released a video slideshow Tuesday of the city's…

NEast Links: Motorcycle crash, possible sexual assault, shooting

NEast Links: bringing you additional Northeast news A man was shot early Wednesday morning in Holmesburg, sending him to Aria Health-Torresdale in unknown condition. The shooting happened on the 8000-block…

The application period for the Citizens Planning Institute's Spring 2012 course series is now open

UPCOMING CLASSES (application required) Application deadline for the Spring 2012 course series: March 27.Application form and course descriptions NOW AVAILABLE.Download CPI Spring 2012 flyer  Download Spring 2012 CPI…

    • St. Boniface Church, February 2012.
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St. Boniface is all but gone, Central United Methodist Church on its way down

These are trying times for Philadelphia's aging religious buildings. The Frankford Gazette reports that demolition work has started at Central United Methodist Church, a Hazlehurst and Huckel designed beauty dating…

    • Mayor Michael Nutter (hat) meets Heavy Hitta's boxing coach Lonnie Haile at the 2011 Philly Spring Cleanup on Rising Sun Avenue. Also pictured on left are clean-up organizers Kathy Wersinger of 9t

5th annual Philly Spring Cleanup set for April 14

Mayor Michael Nutter (hat) meets Heavy Hitta's boxing coach Lonnie Haile at the 2011 Philly Spring Cleanup on Rising Sun Avenue. Also pictured on left are clean-up organizers Kathy Wersinger of…

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