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Eyes on the Street

Planning Logan: Improving a ‘Forgotten’ Neighborhood

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Emily DiCicco and Anthony Liberto are sharing dispatches from Logan and Olney. For their final installment, here's part one of their two-part look…

    • Cambodian traditions live on at the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia
Eyes on the Street

Olney: Cambodian Association Adapts to Changing Needs

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Emily DiCicco and Anthony Liberto are sharing dispatches from Logan and Olney. At the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia on North 5th Street…

    • Volunteers braved winter weather to survey Logan households. | Emily DiCicco, Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Eyes on the Street

Logan Resident Survey: What the neighborhood really needs

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Emily DiCicco and Anthony Liberto are sharing dispatches from Logan and Olney. Emily recently tagged along with volunteers surveying Logan residents about their…

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Eyes on the Street

New salvaged metal sculpture at 40th and Powelton

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods this fall, Micaella J. Wesley and Samuel Scimeca checked out the new sculpture at 40th and Powelton, a new addition to the 40th Street corridor.…

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Do Philadelphians judge each other based on their neighborhoods?

What does it mean to you when someone tells you he or she lives in Frankford? Or is from Chalfont? Or grew up in Mt. Airy but now lives in Pennsport?…

    • Jamal Bell stocked boxes full of fresh produce for customers.
Eyes on the Street

Philly Food Bucks brings local produce to low-income residents

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods this summer, Lindsay Wessell and Saba Abbasi visited the farmer's market at Liberty Lands Park to see how the use of Philly Food Bucks is…

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Eyes on the Street

Under East Poplar's Golden Dome

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Tasia N. Morgan, Angela M. Mayo, and Samantha Ortiz are sharing dispatches from East and West Poplar. They paid a visit to the…

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Eyes on the Street

West Poplar locksmith's faded sign gets repainted

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Tasia N. Morgan, Angela M. Mayo, and Samantha Ortiz are sharing dispatches from East and West Poplar. They recently paid a visit to…

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Eyes on the Street

Poplar Library Branch Embraces Technology and Social Media

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly this summer, Tasia N. Morgan, Angela M. Mayo, and Samantha Ortiz are bringing us dispatches from East and West Poplar. This week they…

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Eyes on the Street

South Kensington Block Deals with Rodents, Vacancy and Broken Sidewalks

Residents of the 1800 block of North 4th Street, between Berks and North Cadwallader streets, talked about the quality of life on their block with Alyssa Saylor and Sara Khan, as…

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Eyes on the Street

Equal Dollars Rewards South Kensington Residents

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods/PlanPhilly Alyssa Saylor and Sara Khan share this story on the expansion of Equal Dollars Community Currency to South Kensington as part of …

    • Once Wed Again, Jennifer Waszak’s boutique, is located right next to Kiddie Kouture on Girard Avenue.
Eyes on the Street

New Shops Provide Commercial Progress On Girard Avenue

 As part of her reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly Alyssa Saylor checked in with a few new businesses along West Girard Avenue that are hoping to see a revived retail environment…

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Click That 'Hood! How long will it take you to identify Philly's neighborhoods?

It might be easy to pick out Somerton or Holmesburg, but could you find Elmwood? What about McGuire? Code for America and Philly-based Azavea compiled their data and app-making skills to…

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Eyes on the Street

Blurring the lines of South Kensington

What's in a neighborhood name? As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods/PlanPhilly Alyssa Saylor and Sara Khan set out to explore the various names for South Kensington (Or is…

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Eyes on the Street

Condominiums Create Controversy on Thompson Street

As the development pressure from Northern Liberties and Fishtown expands, vacant parcels in South and East Kensington are being scooped up and redeveloped, often with interesting contemporary architecture with green design…

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Greater Philadelphia Roundtable: City of neighborhoods, city of homes

Last night's concluding segment of the 10-series "Greater Philadelphia Roundtable," presented by The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, sought to wrap up much of the previous proceedings with a presentation called…

    • Overbrook Farms Club Board Member Stephanie Kindt presents an original window in her home located on the 6300- block of Overbrook Avenue.
Eyes on the Street

Overbrook Farms: Neighborhood Club Advocates to Preserve Neighborhood [video]

by Connor Showalter and Jade C. McKenzie [Philadelphia Neighborhoods]   With the delay of the historic district designation for Overbrook Farms, Overbrook Farms Club continues to spread awareness about the importance…

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Eyes on the Street

West Parkside: Bringing Jazz Back to West Philadelphia

A Philadelphia businessman recently opened a jazz venue in West Parkside to spark an interest for arts and live music in what he calls an "upcoming neighborhood." Jamal Parker, 41, owns…

    • Cheryl Gourdine, outreach coordinator of Grace Temple Baptist Church in Lawnside, N.J. (left) and Frances Williams, founder and program director of Do Over Ministry organized volunteers and donations
Eyes on the Street

Carroll Park: Ministry Provides 'Helping Hands'

Thomas Smith of Cedar Park stood in line with more than 50 people waiting outside Philadelphia Police Department's 19th District station at 61st and Thompson streets. Smith was one of hundreds of…

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