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Bike Share Philadelphia documentary to air Thursday

Because of the overwhelming interest in Bike Sharing for Philadelphia, independent producer and filmmaker Andrew David Watson created a short documentary on this subject for the Philadelphia Stories Project on MiND…

DVGBC | Energy Works for Everyone!

The EnergyWorks program empowers business owners and operators to save energy and money through energy efficiency improvements. The Delaware Valley Green Building Council is developing a publicly searchable database of contractors…

Maybe Philly Doesn't Need a Second Casino

Gov. Rendell yesterday said that state legislators and the Gaming Control Board should study whether Philadelphia needs a second casino, now that a license held by a group of his longtime…

Nancy Goldenberg: New Way at Parks and Rec

Nancy Goldenberg: New Way at Parks and Rec IN JULY, on a sunny afternoon, a crowd convened at the Mander Recreation Center in Strawberry Mansion to listen as Mayor Nutter announced…

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    • SEPTA leak makes it feel like riding in the rain

SEPTA leak makes it feel like riding in the rain

IT'S RAINING . . . inside. It was raining during Brady Russell's morning commute on Friday. Not much he could do about that. But at least his subway ride down to…

2010: A Lighting Odyssey- Lights of Philadelphia- Lighting Exhibition and Educational Conference

September 22-23, 2010 Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA The Lights of Philadelphia 2010 Lighting Exposition & Educational Conference will take you throughout the exciting and fascinating world of…

PHS Names New President

PHS Names New President The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has announced that President Jane G. Pepper will step down on June 1. President since 1981, Pepper has a tremendous influence on…

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Avencia Launches Redistricting the Nation.com

Avencia Launches Redistricting the Nation.com, a Ground-Breaking Public Engagement Web Application to Measure Compactness and Gerrymandering of U.S. Election Districts Launch Coincides with Release of Avencia's White Paper on Gerrymandering…

Deadline to sign up for annual Lawton aging conference extended to Monday, March 19

The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's M. Powell Lawton Conference, set for March 26 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Center City, tackles the topic of aging in community this year. The…

Wissahickon Valley Park improvement projects under way

It's one of nearly two dozen projects that will take place in 2011 in the Wissahickon Valley Park, which receives about a million visits each year. The gully is located at…

PECO Green Roof Tours

All programs are held at the PECO building, 2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA.; For more information or to register fax 215-988-8810 (attention: Education Programs) OR email programreg@pennhort.org.  Refunds and Cancellations:…

City of Philadelphia makes two "green" announcements

From the Next Great City newsletter: Green Building Legislation Becomes Law On Tuesday, January 19, Mayor Nutter signed into law legislation introduced by  Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown that would require any…

ULI's conference on Real Estate Finance and Investment 2011

Early-bird discount pricing for ULI's conference Real Estate Finance and Investment 2011 ends Friday.  Register before prices increase by $100.    Join developers, investors, owners, and lenders June 22-23 in New…

Development game

A meeting Monday to review a proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in West Chester left many residents with questions. Because comments were closed. Deemed a "working session" the borough…

Steve Weixler: Wynn-win for the Delaware?

Steve Weixler: Wynn-win for the Delaware? IN ANNOUNCING his intention to build a casino at the Foxwoods site in South Philadelphia, Steve Wynn's introduction to riverfront residents began in choppy water.…

NYT: Entering the Superproject Void

NYT: Entering the Superproject Void Generation after generation, giant public works projects have altered the American landscape. The Erie Canal and the transcontinental railroad come to mind. So do massive…

One lot: Three potential developers

The Garden Court Community Association’s Zoning Committee hosted a community meeting to discuss the sale of the city owned lot at 49th and Spruce Streets, at the Beulah Baptist Church on…

In Schuylkill development survey, respondents see results but want more progress

Manayunk Development Corporation polled constituents about its Destination Schuylkill River project earlier this year and has now released the results, according to its weekly newsletter. Survey participants value the work…

A message from the National Trust for Historic Preservation

A message from the National Trust for Historic Preservation: Historic Preservation Needs Your Help: Act Now to Restore Funding for Historic Preservation Programs Last week, President Obama released his FY…

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