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UC Review: Clark Park gets donation from 27th Ward Democrats

UC Review: Clark Park gets donation from 27th Ward Democrats The Friends of Clark Park wish to thank the Democratic Party Committee of the 27th Ward for a generous donation…

UC Review: L&I Sweep of Baltimore Ave announced

UC Review: L&I Sweep of Baltimore Ave announced Last Thursday, the UC Review launched its radio show on WPEB, 88.1 last Thursday, May 6th at 8:00 a.m. Featuring Editor Robert…

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ZCC members transformed into change agents

May 12, 2010By Matt GolasFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission, which was recently granted a one-year extension by City Council to produce a new Zoning Code, wasted little…

    • Mayfair resident Mike Ennis designed the logo for the Second Annual  5k Fall Heroes Run, which will honor a firefighter John Redmond.

Mayfair prepares for daylong neighborhood festivities

From the Mayfair Business Association: The Mayfair Business Association is excited to announce its Third Annual May Fair festival along Frankford Avenue and its Second Annual Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run.…

Hearing canceled for Signage bill 100013

This just in from SCRUB: "Councilman DiCicco has pulled the East Market Street Billboard Bill off of tomorrow's Committee Meeting Agenda. Wednesday, May 12th. We will keep you informed regarding the…

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Wosencroft off Foxwoods team

May 11, 2010 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThere has been a change near the top of the Foxwoods Casino team. Managing director Jeffrey Wosencroft is no longer with the…

This just in from the Parks Alliance

Please take a moment to click here, and sign a letter to City Council members asking them to support the proposed budget for the new Department of Parks and Recreation.  …

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Second Annual History Faire a lesson in promotion

Northeast Philadelphia held its second annual Northeast Philadelphia History Faire yesterday.  The event featured about a dozen historical organizations. These included Friends of Lower Dublin Academy, the Historical Society of Tacony, the Historical…

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NEast Philly to hold Burholme Town Hall

We're excited to announce that, as part of our ongoing effort to reach out to individual neighborhoods, NEast Philly will hold a Town Hall meeting at this week's monthly gathering of…

Bruce Schimmel: Is Common Ground in dire trouble?

May 10, 2010 Read Bruce Schimmel's City Paper column on the plight of a great community garden in Philadelphia: Common Ground.

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SEPTA is still thinking about "smarter" way to charge

Although SEPTA’s long-term financial health is in jeopardy because of cuts to Act 44 state transportation subsidies, the authority is still trying to move ahead with a new smart card fare…

Star: Turning old Tasty site into retail hub

Star: Turning old Tasty site into retail hub The sign, undoubtedly recognizable to Philadelphians, can still be seen looming high above the Hunting Park Avenue site. But the business that…

    • Germantown Town Hall is on the conservancy's list

Lower court regulation on Act 135 petition is struck down

May 9, 2010By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyThe Germantown Conservancy won some and lost some in a recent court ruling on its effort to obtain conservatorship over hundreds of deteriorating…

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Alleged Frankford recovery home property rumored to go on sale

In February 2009, neighbors noticed a change in 1522-24 Church Street in Frankford. Furniture was being moved and the noise began. Since then, at nearly every Frankford Civic Association…

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Two separate accidents injure four

Four people were injured this morning in two unrelated accidents. At 10 a.m., a man driving a stolen van through Tacony hit SEPTA's 56 bus at Torresdale Avenue and Knorr Street…

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Three injured in DUI crash

Three people were injured early yesterday morning after their vehicle crashed into several parked cars. Just before 1:30 a.m., the vehicle crashed into parked cars along Castor Avenue near Benner…

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Bustleton man run over in driveway

Police are investigating what caused a fatal accident at a Bustleton home yesterday afternoon. A man, 78, and his wife, 82, were returning from the supermarket to their home on the…

North Philadelphia Mansion Tour Captured on Video

If you missed it, you can click here to see a video about the Alliance's recent walking tour of historic mansions of North Philadelphia given by Michael Stern, as part of…

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Announcing our partnership with Metro

Word is spreading quickly, but we wanted to share the news for those who may not have heard: NEast Philly has entered into a partnership with Metro, the city's free…

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A Woman's View: Time

Of all the things in life we waste and take for granted, time is probably the most precious of gifts we squander.  Time is priceless, ever moving, never ending and the…

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