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    • Natalia Olsen de Savicky

Proper opposition to development

Natalia Olson de Savyckyj and Judith Eden at a ZCC meeting in early 2008. Feb. 23By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyA forum will be held Thursday evening (Feb. 26)…

Loose Canon: Once and Future Journalism

Loose Canon: Once and Future Journalism See Bruce Schimmel's column in this week's City Paper that features an overview of PlanPhilly managing editor Matt Golas and his efforts to cover…

    • President's House model

Making of the President's House

Feb. 23 Rendell wants President's House fast-tracked Official website Watch the video By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyWith more than six years of planning behind them and the funds needed…

UPDATED: Newsletters, February 2009

Pennsylvania Planning Association "Vantage Point" A publication of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Planning Association. Preservation Alliance e-news, February 2009 The mission of the Preservation Alliance is to actively promote…

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Green resonates at Penn

By Brandon GollottiFor Plan PhillyA 19th Century building on the University of Pennsylvania campus is currently undergoing a renovation and expansion to provide a fitting and sustainable home for…

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Archbishop Ryan alumnus and astronaut stops by Drexel University

By Christopher Wink Chris Ferguson is definitely that guy you wish you kept in touch with from high school. The 1979 graduate of Archbishop Ryan stopped by his old stomping grounds…

Frankford toddler found home alone

By Shannon McDonald Police found a 3-year-old boy alone in a Frankford apartment Wednesday morning. Neighbors and nearby PGW workers saw a police officer break down the door to an apartment…

Jamie Foxx at Holmesburg Prison

By Shannon McDonald Jamie Foxx has been in town recently filming his latest movie, Law Abiding Citizen. He spent all this week at Holmesburg Prison, where the crew will…

    • Preservation effort in Baltimore

Gentrification in the Age of Subprime

Lone rowhouse in Baltimore holds its own against modern development ... credit Baltimore Sun Feb. 20 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly In the midst of the current housing crisis, with…

Loose Canon: Once and future journalism

Fe. 19 City Paper Columnist Bruce Schimmel writes about PlanPhilly

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Third city budget forum draws SRO crowd in South Philly

FULL COVERAGE BELOW St. Monica's Catholic School, in shouting distance of the unique Girard Estates in South Philadelphia, was the scene of the third Tight Times, Tough Choices budget workshop, where…

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Plans for a meth clinic in Bustleton

By Shannon McDonald Northeast Treatment Centers wants to open a methadone clinicat Grant and the Boulevard in Bustleton. If all goes as planned, NET will open the clinic in April…

Schoolbus accident in Frankford

By Shannon McDonald A schoolbus collided with an SUV at Pratt and Horrocks streets in Frankford this morning. Around 8 a.m., the bus driver swerved across lanes to avoid hitting a…


By Shannon McDonald There is word of a bomb threat at St. Matt's on Cottman Ave. in Mayfair. was told a few minutes ago that a parishoner attempted to buy…

Two Northeast candiates for city controller joined by a third

By Christopher Wink It's certainly early for any buzz for a city controller's race, but, well, it's what we have, and considering two of the leading candidates have Northeast ties,…

Food for Thought: Randi's Restaurant & Bar

By Donna Ward This casual Italian eatery was established in 1988 and is located at 1619 Grant Avenue in the Grant Plaza II. Randi’s offers a not-so-formal sit down dinner…

Inquirer: DRPA OKs $6 million for President's House, Franklin Square

Inquirer: DRPA OKs $11 million for six projects Inquirer staff writer Paul Nussbaum reports this morning that the Delaware River Port Authority board voted on giving $11 million to six…

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Big turnout, full videos from Germantown budget forum

COVERAGE OF FIRST BUDGET FORUM Videos shot by Charles Washington, Alan Tu and Jane Golas NEXT FORUMThursday, Feb 19St. Monica's Catholic School16th and Porter Streets

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Apparently the North and East have split

UPDATE: In yet another It's Our City post about last week's budget workshop at St. Dom's, the school is again listed as being in Frankford. Fourth time's not the charm. Outside…

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