• 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.

June 4-8: 'Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper' placemaking | Eames short films | Transit of Venus viewing | Inga Saffron

Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper: Is Temporary the New Permanent? Monday, June 4, 6pm. International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor, South America…

June 1-3: Food Truck Pop-Up, Roots Picnic, Craft Beer Day

Concrete Fantasy | Jeremy Fountain, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupFood Truck Pop-Up Friday, June 1, 6-10pm. Lutheran Settlement House,…

The Circuit unifies regional trail planning

Advocates for Greater Philadelphia's recreational trail network gathered on the Schuylkill Banks Thursday to announce the network’s new identity  - The…

From Above: 'Looking in the Parkway, 1925'

Last week, I shared two aerials of the Parkway from 1920 and 1921. This week, as we close out our…

Tour Fisher House with DOCOMOMO on Saturday

DOCOMOMO-PHL is hosting tours of Lou Kahn’s Norman Fisher House in Hatboro this Saturday. The Fisher house, built between 1960-1967, is…

Want to improve your block? Ask Neighborhow

Ever wondered how to plant a street tree or plan a block cleanup? Stand on the shoulders of the giants: your…

Poll: Should City Council control bike lanes?

Who should decide where new bike lanes may be installed? Should decisions about bike lanes be left to the city's transportation…

City Gardens Contest: enter by June 10

Is your block the greenest? Is your park the lushest? Is your community garden blue-ribbon-worthy? Enter your green space in the…

May 29-June 1: garden photography, city cycling, rooftop ravens

Ghost Fern | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupThe Art of Garden Photography Thursday, May 31, noon-1pm. PHS…

AVI and abatement | Franklintown booms | better community-based policing | Bridesburg remembers | urban foraging | culture coworking

Happy Tuesday, Streeters. We hope you had a swell if not sweltering Memorial Day. Today is going to be another hot…

NoLibs Night Market

Despite a mini-monsoon in the afternoon, Night Market descended on Northern Liberties Thursday night for the first Night Market of the…

Memorial Day Weekend: Fairmount Restaurant Week, Arts on South, Cedar Park Jazz, Latin Arts Explosion, Decoration Day

Fairmount Restaurant Week May 25-June 3. Various locations in Fairmount.  To coincide with the opening of the Barnes’ new location, Fairmount…

'Lines in Four Directions in Flowers' artwork planted

Conceptual Artist Sol LeWitt proposed the site-specific artwork Lines in Four Directions in Flowers to the Fairmount Park Art Association in…

Rodin Museum Rejuvenation

While Paul Cret was designing Albert Barnes’ gallery in Merion, his office was also working on plans for the Rodin Museum…

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