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"In the Red" a new campaign by Casino-Free Philadelphia

For Immediate Release  Citizens Call on PNC Bank to Lead the Way-Don't Lend to Neil Bluhm’s CasinoAction is Kick Off for the New "In the Red" Campaign September 15th, 2009…

    • SugarHouse excavation earlier this year

SugarHouse is ramping up


Sept. 15By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly         Construction workers will begin driving the first support piles for SugarHouse Casino within a couple of weeks, and job interviews for professional…

Gaming Board to hold hearing on SugarHouse financing

September 14, 2009 The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold a special hearing Wednesday to consider approval  of SugarHouse Casino's financing package. The public hearing, which starts at noon, will be…

    • Photo of the SugarHouse Casino site (courtesy of Philly Skyline's Brad Maule)

HSP petition for financing criticized

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at www.phillyskyline.com/lovecopter July 29 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Earlier this month, HSP Gaming – the developers of SugarHouse Casino…

July 25: Skate Space in East Kensington Opening Event!

Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund, the Friends of Pop's Playground, and New Kensington CDC present the grand opening of Skate Space, a multi-use, skateboard friendly public space in East Kensington. In the…

    • Diagram of Belt Line right-of-way across the SugarHouse Casino site

Belt Line sues SugarHouse

July 14 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAn obscure Philadelphia railroad company wants to keep SugarHouse Casino from building “on or near” a right-of-way the city gave to the railroad…

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Council OKs overlay, historic interiors bills

June 18 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyCity Council unanimously passed legislation aimed at creating a multi-use riverfront trail, a dense retail/commercial corridor, and connections between neighborhoods and…

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Progress report for Pier 11, bike path

June 4, 2009 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyThe public green space and park intended for a revitalized Pier 11, at the southern foot of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge –…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Inquirer puts Kensington juvenile rape case in Northeast

By Christopher Wink Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to…

Norris Square Community Parade with Spiral Q

PRESS RELEASEContact: Tracy Broyles, Executive DirectorT: 215-222.6979 (w) 215-779-1147(c)tbroyles@spiralq.org               Norris Square Residents Embrace Innovative Collaboration to Celebrate Community, Create ParadePhiladelphia, PA - On Friday,…

Changing Skyline: Building a McMini

Changing Skyline: Building a McMini Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron writes about the $100,000 house being built in East Kensington that is already receiving accoldaes for its energy-efficient design.

SugarHouse: nod for more time, new plan

May 6 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved SugarHouse's new design and extended the casino's opening deadline by two years. The Board…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: St. Dom's ain't in Frankford

Outside media don't care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to do something about…

Book release: The History of Penn Treaty Park

The History of Penn Treaty ParkRelease of a new book by Kenneth W. MilanoIn 1682 on the banks of the Delaware River, William Penn and a group of Indian…

    • Ken Milano

Q&A with Ken Milano

July 21Remembering Kensington & Fishtown: Philadelphia’s Riverward Neighborhoods is a new book written by Kenneth W. Milano that is a collection of articles from his weekly column “The Rest Is…

    • Kensington map

Revolutionary find at SugarHouse site?

Dec. 18By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The British troops who occupied Philadelphia during the Revolution defended a fort that appears to have sat where SugarHouse plans to build its…

    • 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…

Pennsport October Riverfront Symposium

In October, the civic associations of Pennsport and Whitman invited other riverfront communities such as Society Hill, Old City, Northern Liberties, Fishtown, Kensington and Port Richmond to gather together and attempt…

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