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    • Zoning notice sign at NKCDC Garden Center.

PHS Pop-Up Garden proposed in Fishtown stopped by neighbor concerns, displaced compost co-op

Some Fishtown neighbors didn’t like the idea of having a seasonal Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Pop Up Garden open in their backyard. Or at least that’s what they said on Facebook,…

    • Frankford Avenue in Mayfair

Mayfair starts envisioning new futures for Frankford Avenue

On Thursday the Mayfair Business Improvement District (BID) held the first in a series of three community meetings to determine the nascent organization’ objectives. As the local youth team, The Holy…

    • School District of Philadelphia

August 11: School District going after under-assessed properties | Palladian windows | Best bike commutes

The School District of Philadelphia will hire an outside firm to challenge inaccurate property assessments for properties believed to be underassessed by $1 million or more, Avi Wolfman-Arent reports. As PlanPhilly…

    • Columbia Singing Society | © Bob Bruhin

From 'Main Street Modernism' to common fabric: 19 sites considered for historic designation

From prime examples of “Main Street Modernism” to common neighborhood rowhouse blocks, the Philadelphia Historical Commission’s committee on designation recommended last week that 19 properties be added to the Philadelphia Register…

    • Storefront businesses

Maps: Which Philly neighborhoods have the most storefront businesses?

As the Kenney administration develops its strategy for neighborhood commercial corridors beyond Center City, a new Storefront Index created by City Observatory could provide a helpful way of visualizing the…

    • 1105 Frankford

Industrial properties on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown recommended for historic designation

Four industrial properties on the rapidly changing Frankford Avenue Commercial Corridor in Fishtown were recommended for historic protection Thursday. The Historical Commission’s committee on historic designation ruled that the former Morse…

    • Jaywalking on Frankford Ave in Fishtown
Eyes on the Street

Crossing Frankford: Time to make Fishtown’s resurgent commercial corridor crossable

Community Contributor and Native Fishtowner Conrad Benner turns his gaze from photography and street art to pedestrian safety on Fishtown's stretch of Frankford Avenue. Benner argues that if this reborn corridor is…

    • Mormon Temple under construction, June 2014
Eyes on the Street

SPOTTED: Dilworth Park, Mormon towers, La Colombe, copper domes

Our eyes are ever peeled for interesting sights and sites. Here’s what we spotted this week: Dilworth Plaza to Park Construction on Dilworth Plaza – excuse me Dilworth Park (when did…

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Kevin Boyle's offices become food drive collection sites

Holiday food drives are beginning, Pa. Rep. Kevin Boyle, D-172nd, was among the first to announce details of where to drop off donate goods. Through the holidays, Boyle's offices at…

    • Fire Department, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
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La Colombe coming to Frankford Avenue

The Zoning Board of Adjustment voted on Wednesday to allow a “flagship” La Colombe cafe to open on 1335-49 Frankford Ave. in Fishtown, in the site of a former storage building…

    • Under budget, under the El, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
Eyes on the Street

October 1: Shutdown, Federal Housing Authority | Council wants tax abatement changes reconsidered | Trash time changed | Fishtown zoning workshop | Girard Mugshots closes

Hello, Eyes. Two important things today: First, welcome to October. Second, the government has entered a partial shutdown.  In addition to shuttering the 401 national parks, including the Liberty Bell…

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Mayfair CDC will use $20k grant for Frankford Avenue [video]

The 300 locally owned businesses that line Frankford Avenue in Mayfair have been granted an opportunity to invigorate and improve their community. Although some consider the avenue to be too congested…

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Suspect wanted for Frankford bank robbery

The man who robbed a 3rd Federal Bank in Frankford Tuesday morning is still on the loose. Around 9 a.m., the suspect entered the bank at 4625 Frankford Ave., and…

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Suspects wanted for multiple ATM burglaries

Police across the city are looking for the suspects wanted in connection with multiple ATM burglaries, four of which took place in the Northeast. Dennis Woods, 38, has been identified as…

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PHOTO: Cottman Beverage celebrates renovations, re-opening

Celebrations started early last week for Cottman Beverage, which held its ribbon-cutting before July 4th festivities began. The store at 7544 Frankford Ave. was closed for three years until new management…

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Holmesburg in middle of two methadone clinic appeals

The Holmesburg Civic Association is currently appealing the recent approval of NorthEast Treatment Center’s methadone clinic at 7520 State Rd. The city's Zoning Board issued the approval in early May,…

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Frankford Avenue methadone clinic in Holmesburg gets approval from Court of Common Pleas

The Court of  Common Pleas has ruled in favor of The Healing Way Inc., reversing a decision by Philadelphia's Zoning Board of Adjustment and reinstating a permit that will allow The…

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Holmesburg, Somerton get citywide spotlight

NEast Philly reports on neighborhoods like Holmesburg and Somerton every day. But it's a much rarer occasion to see Northeast Philly neighborhoods get citywide attention. But both got the chance this…

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8th District police look for 7-Eleven robbery suspects

Two suspects are being sought for the May 18 robbery of the 7-Eleven at 9901 Frankford Ave. They entered the store just after 4 a.m. carrying guns, and forced their way…

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