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Love Note #119: Working in Frankford has helped Michelle Feldman love her city

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this appreciation of Frankford's institutions and commercial corridor Love Note #119: Working in Frankford has helped Michelle Feldman love…

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Northeast Philly Love Note: Frankford

I've lived in Philly almost my whole life (college outside Boston and a brief post-college stint in DC excluded). I grew up in the far Northeast and went to High School in Center…

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Frankford reaps benefits of PhillyRising, other programs

This is the first of a two-part series on PhillyRising's involvement in Frankford and Lawncrest. Vacant buildings have become spaces for art galleries, overgrown brush in parks has been trimmed, empty…

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Judge hears arguments over Frankford Avenue methadone clinic

Holmesburg Civic Association President Rich Frizell attended Wednesday's hearing The Healing Way's appeal to operate a methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave. During the city hearing, the state took action, as…

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Hearing Wednesday for Frankford Avenue methadone clinic

The long-awaited court day over the fate of the methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave. in Holmesburg has arrived. Wednesday, The Healing Way and the Mayfair and Holmesburg civic associations will…

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Pennypack man arrested for 7-Eleven robbery [updated]

Police have arrested the man they believe robbed the 7-Eleven at 9901 Frankford Ave. near Knights Road earlier this month. Brian Boedecker was arrested Nov. 15 after Northeast Detectives received…

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Pennypack Creek Bridge gets historical recognition at last [video]

More than 200 years ago, soldiers of the Continental Army marched across the Pennypack Creek Bridge toward a monumental victory in Yorktown during the Revolutionary War. Saturday, neighbors marched across that…

    • A possible future for Castor Avenue, from the Lower Northeast District Plan.
Eyes on the Street

PCPC approves Lower NE Plan, supports 50-foot stream buffer | Lou Kahn's new park | Philly seeking state help for AVI | PPA tickets Scalia

Tuesday’s Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting had a full agenda, ranging from district plan approval, neighborhood plan acceptance, and evaluations of zoning questions. Some highlights from PlanPhilly: The Lower Northeast…

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Hundreds attend Mayfair Farmers Market preview [slideshow]

The 3500-block of Ryan Avenue in Mayfair was transformed into a small street fair Sunday during a preview of the Mayfair Farmers Market, due to open next spring. Children waited patiently to…

    • The Pennypack Creek Bridge is more than 300 years old. | courtesy of Fred Moore
Eyes on the Street

Textizen results | Pennypack Creek Bridge honors | UC KIZ starts Emerging Technology Collaborative | skate ban expansion | Roxborough demo update

Textizen worked best with transit riders, reports NewsWorks. As part of two district planning projects, the City Planning Commission solicited public input via text using Code for America's Textizen tool.…

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At first civic meeting of the season, a preview of what's to come in Homesburg

Cars lined two full blocks of Ditman Street on either side Tuesday night. Children and their parents made use of the playground out the rec center as the Holmesburg Boys Club's…

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Flying Kite Media to make its temporary home in Frankford

Flying Kite Media held an advisory meeting Friday morning at the Frankford CDC office on Griscom Street to gather input from neighborhood stakeholders about possible opportunities to report on under-covered stories about Frankford.…

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What remains: Inside Frankford's old Circle Theater

Take the El to Frankford's Margaret-Orthodox station and walk one block north and you'll find the Shoe Warehouse. The store is exactly what it sounds like, but the building it occupies…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Mayfair gets credit for Tacony's cool sign

Updated:  A reader has called to our attention the Mayfair neighborhood banner hanging in front of Stein's in the photo used for the Naked Philly story. We can't fault them for…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Kensington blog references Far Northeast

Did you hear about the Far Northeast's drug and prostitution problem? Yep, since 2008, photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge has been capturing the drug and prostitution along Kensington Avenue. And while his blog…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Water main break wasn't in Frankford

Hey, Frankford, how ya feeling after that water main break? What water main break, you ask? The one that happened Sunday along the 3800-block of Frankford Avenue that CBS3 and…

    • The historic mansion at 40th and Pine in 1963. |, Department of Records
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Frankford Quicky Mart owners apply for liquor license

The main presentation at the June 7 Frankford Civic Association meeting was by David Orphanides on behalf of the Harry Patel, owner of the Quicky Mart at Frankford and Unity. A…

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    • May celebrated its fifth annual May Fair on a sunny May Saturday along Frankford Avenue. Photo/Richard Kauffman

Crowds pack Frankford Avenue for fifth annual May Fair [slideshow]

May celebrated its fifth annual May Fair on a sunny May Saturday along Frankford Avenue. Photo/Richard Kauffman Mayfair residents had a reason to celebrate Saturday as they flooded a closed-off Frankford…

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