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    • Shirley Armstead poses in front her E. Vernon Road storefront office

Don't call it Cedarbrook: Mount Airy shopping district gets a facelift

Shirley Armstead has been living her dream for 45 years. About half of those years have been spent working out of her cheerful storefront office at 1455 E. Vernon Road in…

    • Allegheny Avenue | Michael Klusek, EOTS Flickr Group

Kenney to focus development on commercial corridors beyond Center City

Mayor-elect Jim Kenney said on Wednesday morning that the focus of his administration’s economic development policy will be on neighborhood commercial corridors outside of Center City. “It’s a simple fact that…

    • Logan commercial corner, Photo by Phillytrax

PACDC hopes candidates will focus on equitable neighborhood development

On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Association of CDCs unveiled a platform of policy ideas meant to spread the benefits of Philadelphia’s resurgence to every neighborhood in the city. “This is a unique…

    • Bull's Eye Darts and Computer Guy, two recently refreshed storefronts on Torresdale Avenue
Eyes on the Street

Small business, big impact: Funding for Philly’s neighborhood commercial corridors is critical for vibrant communities

The Equitable Development Platform released by PACDC this week advocates for expanding several programs that support economic growth on our neighborhood commercial corridors. As part of our ongoing election season op-ed…

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Eyes on the Street

April 8: Fabric Row fire | Glaxo's culture shift through design | Woodland Ave tour | Ben Franklin Bridge parking | Main Street Music Q&A

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. After fire ripped through Jack B Fabrics at 4th and Fitzwater streets Saturday evening, we mourn the death of Ladder 27 Fire Captain Michael Goodwin…

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Eyes on the Street

March 18: Post-recession budget | SEPTA shifts | Inside 3rd Ward | Frankford Avenue entrepreneurs | The Stella scuttled | Sabrina's gives back

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. It could be a sloppy, sleety day today, so be safe out there. Here’s what’s making news this morning: The ruckus caused by municipal…

    • 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…

    • Torresdale Avenue businesses in Tacony are eligible for facade improvement grants.
Eyes on the Street

Facade improvements for Torresdale Ave in Tacony

Tacony Community Develoment Corporation is working to spruce up Torresdale Avenue with a new Façade Improvement Grant Program that will help property owners freshen up their look. The facade improvement grants…

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