• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

August 6: No new money for schools | Philly as DNC host? | 311 system upgrades | Cedar Park neighbor survey | too many eagles

Happy Tuesday, StreetersToday is the August Civic Design Review meeting, which will review three projects: Brandywine’s proposal for 1919…

Greening initiative at Lea School gets boost from Water Department, PECO

This summer the Philadelphia Water Department and PECO committed significant green (read: financial support) to the West Philly Coalition for Neighborhood…

August 5: Germantown-King football and beyond | Pennsport's missing elementary schools | Mother Bethel AME cemetery | Energy benchmarking ahead | PGW RFQ released

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. August is off to a beautiful start and the next few days should continue that…

Staycation: Rosenbach Museum & Library Hands-On Tour

If you’re not the outdoorsy, sun-worshiping type, chances are you’re spending the dog days of summer searching for shade, hiding in…

Breathing easy? DVRPC survey asks about regional air quality

Is your air safe to breathe? Do the words "Code Orange" mean anything to you? Do you make choices that take…

August 1: Comcast earnings jump | Pa. Turnpike, I-95 connector begins | School district cancels public meetings | $3 million goes to two Philly schools | Temple beats fundraising record | Franklin Square celebrates

Good morning and a happy August, Eyes on the Street!  Comcast Corp. reported strong quarterly results that wowed Wall Street on…

Grays Ferry Crescent Skatepark opens for skating

Under the Grays Ferry Avenue Bridge the sound of heavy traffic on the decking above echoes, and now the slaps of…

July 31: Before the Daly explosion | PICA delays vote | sprayground praise | Words on Wheels | W. Rockland successes, struggles

It’s the last day of July, Streeters. Let's make it a good one. The exact cause of Monday’s natural gas explosion…

Snap the Schuylkill

If you're a Schuylkill shutterbug, it's time to share your pictures of sunning turtles, families fishing, kayak trips, even that glass…

Explosion levels house in Whitman, injures 8

[UPDATED 7/29/13 5:33pm] This morning a rowhouse at 428 Daly Street in South Philly's Whitman section was blow apart shortly after…

July 29-August 2: Bartram's Mile feedback | Philly's Planning Future | Lower North meeting | Bacon's legacy | 'Rocky' outdoors

Here's what's ahead this week  - two Bacon-themed talks, planning feedback sessions, and Rocky in the shadow of the Art Museum…

Staycation: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

When most Philadelphians think of their backyard, they don’t envision nearly 1,000 acres of unique habitat and diverse ecosystem, but thanks…

Tagged: Graffiti removal programs and three ways you can help

Eyes on the Street is taking a practical look at graffiti removal this week with a two-part feature. Yesterday conservator Lauren…

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