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    • Front Street | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Fox breaks news in the wrong neighborhood

Mastbaum High School is on Frankford Avenue between Allegheny Avenue and Clearfield Street. That's not Frankford because it's well south of the Frankford Creek - the boundary for Northeast Philadelphia.…

    • Business partners Mike Ahmad and Walid Mustafa

Fresh food and "connectivity" coming soon to Front and Norris

A small grocery store and cafe with free wi-fi, take-out or eat-in American and Middle Eastern dishes and free community space is set to soon open at the corner of Front…

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Neighbors rally to fight crime in Strawberry Mansion, River Wards | Seal the Divine Lorraine | OCF and Point Breeze | SEPTA cops strike | fund the Free Library

On Tuesday 100 Strawberry Mansion residents rallied against effects of violence and blight on their neighborhood, marching from 33rd and Diamond to Strawberry Mansion High, reports Philly Confidential. Sheriff Jewell Williams…

    • I-95, our very own waterfront highway. | photo by Bradley Maule, 2009

Eyes on the Street exclusive: On Beyond I-95, or nothing lasts forever

The panel at Thursday night’s forum on urban highway removal may have been preaching to the converted, but the fact that Philadelphia is starting to have a public conversation about altering…

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Kensington Renewal crowdfunding rehabs

Kensington Renewal Promo from Jamie Moffett on Vimeo. What if vacant houses on some of Kensington's most blighted blocks could be rehabbed into owner-occupied homes? That's the big idea behind Kensington…

    • Greensgrow | Shrimpcracker, Flickr
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Greensgrow's Mary Seton Corboy wins sustainable ag award

Since sprouting its first lettuces in 1997 on the site of a former galvanizing plant, Greensgrow Farms has grown into an urban agriculture powerhouse that is often citied as a national model. And…

    • 1301 | flickr user eskepe, Eyes on the Street flickr group
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January 23-27: Deep Green Seminar, State of the Union Bingo, 'Clybourne Park' opens, Architecture and Energy

1301 | flickr user eskepe, Eyes on the Street flickr groupDeep Green Seminar with the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Tuesday, January 24, 6-7pm. Coral Street Arts House, 2446 Coral Street.…

    • CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

Central Delaware Advocacy Group members liked what First District Councilman Mark Squilla had to say about single-parcel zoning legislation at their Thursday night meeting.Squilla said he would only introduce such…

    • Treecycle don't trash your holiday greens.
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Christmas tree(cycling) starts this week

Wondering what to do with your undecorated, crispy Christmas greens? Rather than leaving your Christmas tree out with the trash to be landfilled, you can give the greens new life by…

Mayor Nutter and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation host two public engagement opportunities on the Central Delaware Riverfront

The Civic Vision for the Central Delaware takes another step forward in two public meetings in the next two weeks, and I hope that you will be able to attend both…

Portside Arts Center Summer Education Program

The Portside Arts Center offers a well rounded Arts Education Summer program filled with a variety of activities that will make and unforgettable summer for your child. Campers learn a diverse…

Development Workshop Inc. requests hearing

The friction between the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and a group of commercial real estate developers has surfaced again.Craig Schelter, executive director of Development Workshop Inc., has filed a request…

Steve Weixler: Wynn-win for the Delaware?

Steve Weixler: Wynn-win for the Delaware? IN ANNOUNCING his intention to build a casino at the Foxwoods site in South Philadelphia, Steve Wynn's introduction to riverfront residents began in choppy water.…

Apply for SugarHouse Casino employment

Sugar House Opportunities The Sugar House Casino is accepting applications for a variety of positions. Please visit https://www.hrapply.com/sugarhouse/Setup.app to get job openings and to apply.

Inga Saffron: Blatstein's new urban plan for Northern Liberties

Inga Saffron: Blatstein's new urban plan for Northern Liberties Developer Bart Blatstein has been a powerful force in refashioning the old working-class, beer-making neighborhood of Northern Liberties into a hipster enclave…

Central Delaware Civic Vision and Action Plan now in easy-to-read online format

Central Delaware Civic Vision and Action Plan now in easy-to-read online format PlanPhilly has posted A Civic Vision for the Central Delaware and An Action Plan for the Central Delaware: 2008-2018…

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December 9-11: Holiday Pops, Tour Fairmount Park houses, Lucia Fest, Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Pops Opens Friday, December 9. Kimmel Center's Verizion Hall, 260 S. Broad Street. Peter Nero leads the Philly Pops for concerts of seasonal songs, featuring vocalist Ashley Brown, the POPS…

    • The Pennsylvania Ballet will demolish the former Willys-Overland Motor Company building at Broad and Wood to build its new complex. | PlanPhilly
    • Title & Trust | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
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Behind police eviction of Occupy, City Council considers raft of planning and zoning measures, Magarity Ford redevelopment clears committee, stray horse in Kensington

Title & Trust | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group The Inquirer details the large-scale police operation to clear Dilworth Plaza, starting with readings of the First…

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