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    • City could settle Roxborough dispute over townhomes

City could settle Roxborough dispute over townhomes

The fate of Green Tree Run, a stream in Roxborough, is now in the hands of Fourth District Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. In 1980, the city approved development on the area northwest…

    • Wissahickon Hall renewal

Wissahickon Hall renewal

Something's been missing in the historic building on Lincoln Drive and Gypsy Lane: cops. Erected in the 1850s, Wissahickon Hall is a city-owned property with a roomy balcony and a striking…

    • Plan's aim: Make N.W. Philly better for bikers, walkers

Plan's aim: Make N.W. Philly better for bikers, walkers

As a haven for bikers and walkers, Northwest Philadelphia is a far cry from Portland, San Francisco and even sections of Center City. But a new city plan could help. The…

    • MALT halfway home

MALT halfway home

The Mt. Airy Learning Tree (MALT) is almost halfway done raising the $230,000 it needs to purchase its home on Greene st. Since 1981, the MALT has provided the neighborhood with…

Environmental overlay for Manatawna Farm passes City Council

City Council unanimously passed a zoning bill Thursday that bans commercial farming or an expansion of community gardens at Roxborough's Manatawna Farm.The farm is managed by Fairmount Park. Much of…

    • Manatawna Farm

Council committee passes along bill that would prevent urban farming at Manatawna Farm

City council's rules committee today voted in favor of a zoning bill designed to prohibit commercial farming and the expansion of community gardens at Manatawna Farm in Roxborough, going against the…

    • Manatawna Farm

Planning Commission says no to bill that would prohibit additional agricultural uses at Manatawna Farm

The city's Parks and Recreation department wants to convert five acres of Upper Roxborough's Manatawna Farm, currently used to grow hay for livestock raised by students at W.B. Saul High School…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

Parks and Recreation Issues RFI for Farming

The Department of Parks and Recreation has issued a request for information (RFI) to identify farmers and farm institutions that may be interested in operating and managing small plot, commercial, chemical-free…

Destination Schuylkill River

Destination Schuylkill River is a project of The Schuylkill Project, dedicated to connecting the communities of East Falls and Manayunk to the river through planning, programming and projects. It is a…

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

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