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Dog of the Week: Lele

Lele (A13035088) is spunky little girl who is less than a year old. Lele was surrendered by her owners who just didn't want her anymore. Although they did not want her, it…

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Holmesburg Boys Club achieves self-sustaining success

As of March 2011, the Philadelphia crime rate has increased compared to what it was in March of last year. Many organizations like the recently opened BE Arts Academy on Broad…

    • Master Plan Manager Thorp, second from the end at left, talks with CDAG

Monday's master plan unveiling to include before-and-after renderings of the Central Delaware

Eleven before-and-after renderings of key sites along the seven-mile stretch of the Delaware River Waterfront will be shown to the public as part of the Monday release of the draft summary…

    • Frank Caruso played ball with his grandson at the renovated playground located on 16th and Jackson Streets.

Breath of fresh air in Point Breeze

By Andrea Lorenzo and Aden GideonFor Philadelphia Neighborhoods In the heart of South Philadelphia lies a small yet dedicated neighborhood organization. The Newbold Civic Association, formed in 2006, was created…

    • Public hearing on SugarHouse license renewal to be held next week

Public hearing on SugarHouse license renewal to be held next week

A hearing on the renewal of SugarHouse Casino's license will be held Thursday, June 16, in Room 119 A/B of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street. During the 10 a.m.…

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Reader Photo: Champ graduates dog school

Champ had a big week. He recently graduated PetSmart's dog school, and he's looking pretty happy about it. Here's hoping his diploma is edible. If you can't get enough pets, be…

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Former girls soccer coach pleads guilty to underage sex charges

Former  girls soccer coach Vincent Mickle pleaded guilty today to charges filed against him last spring. Mickle faces more than 250 years in prison and will be sentenced Sept. 19.…

Real NEastate: Do open houses really work?

Q: My home has been on the market for almost a year now. I fired my last real estate agent because he never did any open houses and hired one that…

PCPC adopts city-wide vision portion of new comprehensive plan

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission adopted the citywide vision portion of a new comprehensive plan - the first such plan the city has had in decades - at a special meeting…

    • After: What SSH says 1100 Market could become with the advertising district

East Market Street takes a step toward glitzy

East Market Street is one step closer to glitzy.But there is sharp division over the potential impact of the legislation. Would the creation of a commercial advertising district, where…

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Richmond Street entertainment venue gets nod from Rules Committee

City Council will soon consider a zoning bill that would allow a large music and entertainment venue to open on Richmond Street. The bill, introduced by First District Councilman Frank…

    • City Council to consider allowing relocation of billboards condemned in I-95 expansion

City Council to consider allowing relocation of billboards condemned in I-95 expansion

A revamped version of a controversial bill, which would allow many billboards standing on land acquired by PennDOT for the I-95 expansion project to be automatically relocated, passed city council's rules…

    • These signs, which are what caught critics' attention, have been removed

Bill defining "cash for gold" stores advances in city council

Cash-for-gold stores would be defined as a type of pawn shop under proposed legislation that was forwarded to city council by its Rules Committee Tuesday.The legislation, which now heads to…

    • After schools are closed, who decides their fate?

After schools are closed, who decides their fate?

Benjamin Herold for PSN Cecelia Thompson wants neighborhood residents to have a meaningful say in what happens to closed school buildings in their communities. Take the shuttered Beeber-Wynnefield Annex, just three blocks…

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Ordinance to make Pennsport billboard legal and digital headed to council

UPDATEDzoning bill that would allow the owner of a conventional Pennsport billboard advertising Club Risque and a suburban body shop that L&I says should come down may get…

A little more time for City Council business

Philadelphia City Council has added another week to its pre-summer vacation calendar. June 16 was to be council's last meeting. But the Chief Clerk's office confirmed that the last meeting is…

    • Zoning Code Commission holds last meeting before summer recess

Zoning Code Commission holds last meeting before summer recess

By Jared BreyFor PlanPhillyThe Zoning Code Commission's last meeting before summer recess, held on Wednesday, June 8, was lightly attended, with not even enough commissioners present to adopt the…

    • PCPC adopts city-wide vision portion of new comprehensive plan

PCPC adopts city-wide vision portion of new comprehensive plan

By Kellie Patrick Gatesand JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia City Planning Commission adopted the city-wide vision portion of a new comprehensive plan - the first such venture in five…

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Beer Week begins in the Northeast

Mike "Scoats" Scotese, owner of the Grey Lodge Pub and Hop Angel Brauhaus, kicks off Philly Beer Week with the Hammer of Glory. The Hammer of Glory, what many Philadelphians refer…

    • The Streets Department says it will fix the sinkhole on the 2200-block of Friendship Street. Image courtesy of Fox29.

Streets Department says it will fix Friendship Street sinkhole

The Streets Department says it will fix the sinkhole on the 2200-block of Friendship Street. Image courtesy of Fox29. After a back-and-forth between the Streets Department and Water Department and help…

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