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    • Garage plan for Convention Center gets panned

Garage plan for Convention Center gets panned

A developer hoping to build a parking garage across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center got an earful last night, as he tried to sell his controversial plan to a…

    • A shopper passes a cell phone store on Chelten Avenue in Germantown. (Jenny Swigoda/For NewsWorks)

How will planned zoning changes impact Germantown?

 Zoning code reform doesn’t sound very sexy. But all that esoteric talk of “allowed uses” and “C2 districts” can determine how bike-friendly a city is, whether a gun shop can…

    • How the new zoning code will impact Chestnut Hill

How the new zoning code will impact Chestnut Hill

 Zoning code reform doesn't sound very sexy. But all that esoteric talk of "allowed uses" and "C2 districts" can determine how bike-friendly a city is, whether a gun shop can…

    • Celebrate the Parks this season

Celebrate the Parks this season

This season, celebrate your park by giving back - support education and advocacy programs for Philadelphia's parks and recreation!  Consider a donation to the Philadelphia Parks Alliance (PPA) at this…

    • If the new zoning rules are approved new requirements would be placed on Weavers Way's farm.

How the new zoning code will affect Mt. Airy & East Falls

Urban farmers in both these areas have a lot to consider about the zoning code reform. For instance, market farms and community gardens — such as the Weaver's Way Co-op farm…

    • The Wissahickon Watershed Overlay is a part of the new zoning code that attempts to mitigate flooding in the Northwest

Zoning code reform: How it will impact Roxborough

If you get off the regional rail at Roxborough's Ivy Ridge Station today, you won't see much in terms of mixed-use development. There's a pretzel maker and an auto repair shop…

    • The Cornell team: Kevin Dowd, Matthew Gonser, Eammon Coughlin, Lin Xue and Clark Taylor, with Hilda Bacon

The Cornell team talks about their winning design, Confluence Philadelphia 2026.

A team from Cornell University won first place in the annual Ed Bacon Student Design Competition with their entry for a national and international fair in celebration of the nation's 250th…

Transforming 500 acres into public green space

Philadelphia, December 7, 2010 - Building on Philadelphia’s commitment to become the greenest city in America, Mayor Michael A. Nutter today announced a bold action plan to transform 500 acres of…

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Man shot for laptop

A 22-year-old man was shot in the neck this morning following a dispute over his laptop computer. The victim was in his car on the 6500-block of Souder Street around 1…

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Second annual NEast Philly Holiday Song: 12 Days of NEastmas

It's back! NEast Philly's holiday song, the 12 Days of NEastmas, is back for a second year. In honor of the holiday season, we're reviving the song -- a spin on…

    • Image courtesy of Eteamz.

Businesses help get teams to Pop Warner Bowl

Image courtesy of Eteamz.Thanks to help from Mayor Michael Nutter and several Philadelphia business, the Frankford Chargers and North Philly Blackhawks played in the Pop Warner Super Bowl in…

    • Zoning code reform: impact on Manayunk

Zoning code reform: impact on Manayunk

Zoning code reform doesn't sound very sexy. But all that esoteric talk of "allowed uses" and "C2 districts" can determine how bike-friendly a city is, whether a gun shop can open…

Special edition of the Urban Sustainability Forum focuses on the launch of Green 2015: An Action Plan for the first 500 Acres.

A special edition of the Urban Sustainability Forum will be held Tuesday.  The event focuses on the launch of Green 2015: An Action Plan for the first 500 Acres.  Commissioned by…

    • DAG rallies behind SS United States redo plan

DAG rallies behind SS United States redo plan

The SS United States Conservancy, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of the SS United States, recently unveiled the results of a detailed feasibility study, as well as scale…

    • Churchparkingforaetheists map

When you don't have to pray for parking

Philadelphia has a long-standing tradition of relaxing parking rules to give Sunday morning worshippers an easier time finding a spot on crowded Center City streets. Congregants can put special placards on…

Tartaglione "disappointed" by Rendell veto of firefighters cancer presumption bill

State Senator Christine Tartaglione is "disappointed" with outgoing Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell's veto of a bill that would extend the requirements of municipalities to provide health coverage for firefighters diagnosed with…

    • (L to R) State Rep. Brendan Boyle, State Rep. Dennis O'Brien, State Sen. Mike Stack, Temple University Director of Commonwealth and Federal Affairs George Kenney and Gov. Rendell's Chief of St

$2.7 million for Benjamin Rush State Park

(L to R) State Rep. Brendan Boyle, State Rep. Dennis O'Brien, State Sen. Mike Stack, Temple University Director of Commonwealth and Federal Affairs George Kenney and Gov. Rendell's Chief of Staff…

    • DVRPC planning proposal

SEPTA and DVRPC looking into bus stop design standards

SEPTA is looking to standardize where bus stops go and how they connect riders to destinations.The authority has asked the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to help it draw up…

    • Debating signs and closing times in Manayunk

Debating signs and closing times in Manayunk

On Wednesday, the Manayunk Neighborhood Council exerted its sway over both a versed corporate lawyer and a comparatively unfledged small-business owner. Two zoning issues were up for debate at the monthly…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: St. Dom's is back in Frankford

This one brings us back. For those of you who've been reading NEast Philly since it's infancy, we started Right NEast/Wrong NEast back in February 2009 -- about a year after…

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