• 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.

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For safer more complete streets, increase Streets Department budget

More than 30% of Philadelphia's streets are overdue for resurfacing but the Streets Department simply doesn't have the paving budget to…

Streets wants feedback on winter performance, introduces text alerts

Did your block look like this for half of the winter? Was your street a sheet of ice or cleared regularly? How…

October 1: Shutdown, Federal Housing Authority | Council wants tax abatement changes reconsidered | Trash time changed | Fishtown zoning workshop | Girard Mugshots closes

Hello, Eyes. Two important things today: First, welcome to October. Second, the government has entered a partial shutdown.  In addition…

Five years later, 40th Street Bridge opens

Five years after the 40th Street Bridge connecting West Philadelphia’s Mantua and Parkside neighborhoods closed, it is back and better than…

Winter abandoned bike sweep 11/29 and 12/6

If you've left a bike for dead on the street or simply haven't moved yours in a really long time, consider…

PSA: Leaf recycling starts just in time

If you're picking up after Sandy's mess this weekend, be sure to separate out leaves as you rake and sweep. Starting Monday,…

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Clean Block Contest, Day 4

The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Contest wrapped up last week, and today Ainé Ardron-Doley, one of this…

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Clean Block Contest, Day 3

Judging for the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Contest concluded last week. One of this year’s judges, Ainé…

September 24-28: Talk Complete Streets | Penn Museum community night | historic window workshop | AVI discussion

Complete Streets Discussion Monday, September 24, 6pm. Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1450. The Mayor's Office of Transportation and…

South Street Bridge lighting gone wild

With the flip of a giant ceremonial switch on Monday night, the South Street Bridge's light towers were finally illuminated. Their…

Abandoned Bike Roundup coming July 23

Have a rusted-out shell of a bike locked to a lonely street sign in your neighborhood? The day of reckoning for…

South Street Bridge illumination preview

I was recently informed by the Streets Department that we shouldn't expect to see the South Street Bridge's light towers illuminated…

April 14: Pitch in for citywide Spring Cleanup

West Rockland Street residents sweep up on cleanup day 2010 | via rocklandstreet.comThis weekend there are at least 346 opportunities…

Last Call: Submit Spring Cleanup project ideas and request a free yard tree

Don't forget that the deadline to submit your projects for the Philly Spring Cleanup (Saturday, April 14) is Friday, and you…

Privatizing PGW, NoLibs parking scuffle, SEPTA police could strike, emergency repairs along Lincoln Drive

Will PGW be privatized? | Philadelphia Gas Works 02 | Flickr user wavingatyou, Creative Commons Mayor Nutter said the Philadelphia Gas…

Give autumn leaves a second chance: compost 'em

We've been treated to some exceptionally pretty, long-lasting fall color this year, but the leaves are finally letting go and they're…

Is this stretch of sidewalk on South Street too narrow?

Eyes on the Street reader Henry recently wrote in to ask the Help Desk about a stretch of sidewalk on South Street,…

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