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    • Uber driver

Philly judge orders Uber, Lyft to stop operating in city [updated]

A Philadelphia judge has ordered ride-hailing companies Lyft and Uber to cease operations, which could potentially force the companies to shut down in the city.  An Uber spokesman said Thursday night…

    • Queen Lane Apartments: West Penn St and Pulaski Ave. | Bastiaan Slabbers for NewsWorks

PHA says Queen Lane Apartments on track for December opening

A little over a year since the dramatic implosion of the deteriorating, 16-story Queen Lane Apartments, a $22 million development of rental homes is close to completion on the site. Applications…

    • Speak Easy event at WHYY | Ifanyi Bell

Neighborhoods in Flux: A Resource Kit

On Tuesday night, WHYY hosted a public conversation about Philadelphia's changing neighborhoods: how to improve them, how to stay in them, and how to treat your neighbors, whether they’re new to…

    • Figure 1: Word cloud of terms used in PlanPhilly titles

From the Editor: PlanPhilly finds a new home at WHYY

For the past nine years, PlanPhilly has worked to hold the city accountable through beat reporting about planning, design, preservation and development news, investigative journalism and data analysis on issues such…

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Advocates want more money for Philly parks

By Holly OtterbeinFor NewsWorks Philadelphia spends less on its parks and recreation department per capita than many other cities, according to the Philadelphia Parks Alliance. Lauren Bornfriend, the Parks Alliance's…

    • In Riva signage

In Riva's temporary signs in East Falls - tasteful or tacky?

It's one of those age-old questions: Who decides what's tacky? In East Falls, concerns about the appearance of temporary stenciled signs at the In Riva restaurant led the East Falls Community…

    • Northwest Philadelphia development stories to watch in 2012

Northwest Philadelphia development stories to watch in 2012

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philly's neighborhoods last year, you didn't have to shop around very far to find tasty stories about land use and development. Last week,…

    • Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 4

Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 4

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philly's neighborhoods this year, you didn't have to shop around very far to find tasty stories about land use and development. And some…

    • Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 3

Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 3

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philly's neighborhoods this year, you didn't have to shop around very far to find tasty stories about land use and development. And some…

    • Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 1

Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 1

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philly's neighborhoods this year, you didn't have to shop around very far to find tasty stories about land use and development. And some…

    • The former Strawbridge's, the future home of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

PlanPhilly on NewsWorks Tonight

Check out PlanPhilly reporter JoAnn Greco's take on the new Race Street Pier. http://www.newsworks.org/index.php?option=com_flexicontent&view=category&cid=152. Segment is about five or six minutes from the conclusion of the broadcast ... Host Dave…

    • Meet our NewsWorks reporter Amy Quinn

Meet our NewsWorks reporter Amy Quinn

Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyYes, of course I've heard the one about how you can't go home again. To that I say, it helps if a big part of you…

    • 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…

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