3 hours ago

Fire crews battle 2-alarm blaze at commercial building in Downtown Wilmington

Smoke could be seen billowing from a sneaker store located at 4th and Market.

    Fire crews battle 2-alarm blaze in Downtown Wilmington
    Fire crews battled a two-alarm blaze for more than three hours at a commercial building in Downtown Wilmington. It started around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. "What the heck happened? That's what was running through my mind," said George Jones of Wilmington. Smoke could be seen billowing from a sneaker store located at 4th and Market.
    http://6abc.com

20 hours ago

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34 hours ago

Pro and anti-Trump rallies underway on Independence Mall

Photographer Bas Slabbers reported at 11:55 a.m. estimated there are about 200 pro-Trump supporters and 100 anti-Trump supporters at 5th and Market streets. 

    Pro and anti-Trump rallies underway on Independence Mall
    Pro and anti Trump rallies are underway on Independence Mall Philadelphia police have stepped up extra patrols in the area Photographer Bas Slabbers reported at 11 55 a m estimated there are about
    http://www.newsworks.org

44 hours ago

2 days ago

Amid angry protest songs, SEPTA board approves Nicetown gas plant, again

150 N. 6th Street

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9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    Amid angry protest songs, SEPTA board approves Nicetown gas plant, again
    For a second time, SEPTA's board authorized the construction of gas and heat cogeneration gas plant next to Roberts Rail Yard and the Midvale Bus Depot in Nicetown on Thursday.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

11 Things You Might Not Know About Samuel Upham

...notation that read: “Fac-simile Confederate Note—Sold wholesale and retail by S.C. Upham 403 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia...

    11 Things You Might Not Know About Samuel Upham
    To the Confederacy, he was a notorious counterfeiter. To the Union, he was a hero. Here, a few things you might not know about the Philly shopkeeper who helped win the Civil War. 1.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

On the Market: 17 companies hunting for talent in Philly right now

...City design firm took up the other half of the floor they occupied at at 234 Market Street. So naturally, they’re going to need some people to fill the new seats. Go...

    On the Market: 17 companies hunting for talent in Philly right now - Technical.ly Philly
    Investor Jon Gosier's new thing is called : a startup incubator enclaved in South Philly. "It's basically the evolution of my own activity as an investor through Cross Valley Capital ," said Gosier of the project, which he prefers to call a "startup studio."
    http://technical.ly

2 days ago

Council supportive of higher city permit fees, funds to support L&I, Historical Commission

150 N. 6th Street

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9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    Council supportive of higher city permit fees, funds to support L&I, Historical Commission
    The Philadelphia City Council is considering increasing fees across the board for most licenses and permits. That might seem like a potentially contentious proposition, inspiring pushback from the business community. Instead, Wednesday's Committee on Licenses and Inspections hearing on the subject proved a mild-mannered affair.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Victim critical after playground shooting in Wilmington

It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday at a playground at 7th and Pine streets,

The victim managed to run three blocks to 8th and Spruce before collapsing.

    Victim critical after playground shooting in Wilmington
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Deadly crash closes ramp from I-76 WB to Route 1 NB One victim is hospitalized after a shooting in Wilmington, Delaware. It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday at a playground at 7th and Pine streets, Initial reports are the victim, believed to be in his late teens, was shot in the stomach.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Philadelphia councilman Henon proposes changes to RCO requirements and zoning notice

150 N. 6th Street

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Zoning board approves 80 apartments and retail at 12th and Chestnut

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    Councilman Henon proposes changes to RCO requirements and zoning notice
    On Thursday Councilman Bobby Henon introduced legislation to tweak the regulations governing the city's Registered Community Organizations (RCOs). A product of the 2012 zoning code, RCOs are geographically-specific organizations that developers are required to contact if a project in their purview requires a zoning variance, a special exception, or a visit to Civic Design Review.
    http://planphilly.com

3 days ago

Photos: Scannapieco’s 500 Walnut condo tower tops off

The skinny tower, constructed by Intech, sits on the corner of 5th and Walnut, almost hugging its modern neighbor at 510 Walnut. The angular shape of the building allows...

    Photos: Scannapieco's 500 Walnut condo tower tops off
    The exclusive, ultra-luxurious condo tower is expected to finish construction this summer. Peek inside the nearly-finished tower overlooking Independence Mall.
    http://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

5 Philly Fitness Events to Have on Your Radar This Weekend

Where: WHYY, 150 North 6th Street, Independence Mall

    5 Philly Fitness Events to Have on Your Radar This Weekend
    It's a climbing, running and yoga-filled weekend here in Philly. This weekend is particularly filled with fitness fun, so mark your calendars, make the proper arrangements and take it easy at happy hour this Friday - you need to be fresh for the weekend ahead! Here, your guide to having a fitness-filled weekend in Philly.
    http://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

Tonight Picks: Philly Wine Week All Around Town, Pennsylvania Spirits Convention And More

Where:Pinot Boutique, 227 Market Street

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Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race Street

Where:The Twisted Tail, 509 S. 2nd Street

Where:Lou Bird's, 500 S. 20th Street

Where:Tredici Enoteca, 114 S. 13th Street

    Tonight Picks: Philly Wine Week All Around Town, Pennsylvania Spirits Convention And More
    Photo by E. Mencher for Visit Philadelphia Spend your Thursday night enjoying the best Philly has to offer... Sunnier days - even chilly ones - mean happier nights and tonight in Philly looks to be full of excitement.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

3 days ago

Environmental leaders urge City Council to put climate change on ‘front burner'

150 N. 6th Street

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1231 N Broad St, Philadelphia PA

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    Environmental leaders urge City Council to put climate change on 'front burner'
    Promote clean energy, plan to eliminate lead, and ban fracking Most of the 19 witnesses told members of City Council that Philadelphia can do more to adapt and mitigate climate change, and recommended strategies to do so without spending great amounts of money.
    http://planphilly.com

3 days ago

Magdalene Odundo, at The Clay Studio, channels ancient clay forms in beautiful, quirky works

The Clay Studio, 139 N. 2nd St. Three large traditional vessels created by Magdalene Odundo are on exhibit through Sunday March 26...

    Magdalene Odundo, at The Clay Studio, channels ancient clay forms in beautiful, quirky works
    An artist travels the world studying ancient techniques and translates her knowledge into evocative contemporary works. Magdalene Odundo, OBE, is in residence at The Clay Studio until April, 2017. Artblog contributor, Kitty Caparella interviews the artist, who will speak about her work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Saturday, April 8, 2017.
    http://www.theartblog.org

3 days ago

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4 days ago

St. Patrick’s Day at the Memorial!

100 S. Front St

    St. Patrick's Day at the Memorial! - Irish Memorial
    Sona lá St. Pádraig (Happy St. Patrick's Day)! And it was, as we celebrated this special day at The Irish Memorial with a sense of history and tradition.
    http://www.irishmemorial.org

4 days ago

$20 Spay/Neuter Special

100 N. 2nd Street (at Arch)

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Northeast Philadelphia: 1810 Grant Avenue

Grays Ferry: 2900 Grays Ferry Avenue

    $20 Spay/Neuter Special - Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
    For a limited time, PAWS is offering $20 spay and neuter surgeries for owned dogs and cats. To qualify, pet owners must present ACCESS card or similar proof of public assistance. Clinic Locations: Northeast Philadelphia: 1810 Grant Avenue For appointments, email neclinic@phillypaws.org or call 215-545-9600 Grays Ferry: 2900 Grays Ferry Avenue For appointments, email gfclinic@phillypaws.org or call 215-298-9680 ...
    https://phillypaws.org

4 days ago

Planning Commission updated on North District plan, supports West Poplar and TOD zoning changes

150 N. 6th Street

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...considered by the commission getting recommended—with the exception of an “urban topiary encroachment” on 3rd Street just north of Girard Avenue, which PlanPhilly will explain in a separate story. In addition to several rezoning proposals, the...

The area’s strengths are seen as the commercial district around Kensington and Allegheny (K&A), the Fifth Street business corridor, the two heavy rail SEPTA lines, Temple’s medical campus and the Lenfest Center, where Richards held the first community meeting about the plan.

Currently the area along Broad Street and Spring Garden is zoned commercial, while other areas still retain industrial zoning. The residential areas are split...

This bill would remap the area bounded by 29th Street and Sedgley, Ridge, and Glenwood Avenues. This area contains the Gideon Edwards School. Planner David Fecteau rushed to assure the commissioners that the school is in no danger.

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    Planning Commission updated on North District plan, supports West Poplar and TOD zoning changes
    Project Rezoning in Francisville The next zoning bill Litwin introduced is of a more recent vintage. This one would remap an area bounded by 19th, Vineyard, Wylie, and Cameron streets. This triangular 1.5-acre of city-owned land is the only large and unused parcel in Francisville.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

Tonight Picks: Philly Wine Week, Drake Night At The Foundry And More

The African American Museum, 701 Arch Street

Pinot Boutique, 227 Market Street

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The Good King Tavern, 614 S. 7th Street

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street

Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

The Foundry, 29 E. Allen Street

William Street Common, 3900 Chestnut Street

    Tonight Picks: Philly Wine Week, Drake Night At The Foundry And More
    Photo courtesy The Foundry Start your spring off right tonight in Philly... Spring is finally here in Philly, and with it comes many greats way to spend your Wednesday night. Philly Wine Week is in full swing tonight at both The Good King Tavern and Pinot Boutique. Our top picks for tonight, below.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

4 days ago

Supreme Court confirmation hearings start amid DC drama

525 Arch Street

    Supreme Court confirmation hearings start amid DC drama
    The Senate Judiciary committee hearings started on Monday for Supreme Court nominee Neil M. Gorsuch, albeit under unusual circumstances. Normally, Supreme Court hearings get the full attention of Congress and other important institutions in Washington.
    https://www.constitutioncenter.org

4 days ago

How independent is the FBI director and can he be removed from office?

525 Arch Street

    How independent is the FBI director and can he be removed from office?
    The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is one of the most independent officials in the federal government, but are there limits to his powers and can he be removed from office? The answer to both those questions is Yes. The recent publicity over actions taken by the current director, James B.
    https://www.constitutioncenter.org

4 days ago

Constitution Center CEO gets mention during Gorsuch’s hearing

525 Arch Street

    Constitution Center CEO gets mention during Gorsuch's hearing - National Constitution Center
    Among Senate Judiciary chair Chuck Grassley's remarks on Tuesday morning at Neil Gorsuch's nomination hearing was a brief mention of National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.
    https://www.constitutioncenter.org

4 days ago

Gorsuch grilled, praised during second day of hearings

525 Arch Street

    Constitution Daily Blog - National Constitution Center
    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
    https://www.constitutioncenter.org

4 days ago

Rebuild Initiative’s launch slowed by financial puzzle, hinging on soda tax

150 N. 6th Street

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9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

    Rebuild Initiative's launch slowed by financial puzzle, hinging on soda tax
    The gargantuan, highly anticipated city project known as Rebuild - Mayor Jim Kenney's $500-million investment in parks, recreation centers, and libraries - is beginning to resemble an elaborate domino setup. As more and more pieces of the project are hashed out and set in place, Rebuild can't be fully set in motion until a court nudges the first tile over.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

Top Picks For The Final Days Of Philly Wine Week, March 22-26

Where:Pinot Boutique, 227 Market Street, Philadelphia

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Where:The Good King Tavern, 614 South 7th Street, Philadelphia

Where:Vintage Wine Bar, 129 S. 13th Street

Where:Jet Wine Bar, 1525 South Street, Philadelphia

Where:Kensington Quarters, 1310 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia

Where:Hungry Pigeon, 743 South 4th Street, Philadelphia

Where:Tredici Enoteca, 114 South 13th Street, Philadelphia

Where:Barbuzzo, 110 S. 13th Street

Where:American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal Street

    Top Picks For The Final Days Of Philly Wine Week, March 22-26
    Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia Where to enjoy orange wine, chicken and Champagne, a boozy brunch and more... The vino's still flowing at venues all around town for Philly Wine Week, so be sure to get out and fill up your glass before it's too late!
    http://www.uwishunu.com

4 days ago

7 Philly sites got zoning approval for proposed medical marijuana facilities

Over the last three weeks, L&I granted permits for proposed dispensaries at 915 N. Front St., 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., 8319 Stenton Ave., 1201 Walnut St., 460 N. Second St., and 114 N. Third St., Guss said.

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Over the last three weeks, L&I granted permits for proposed dispensaries at 915 N. Front St., 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., 8319 Stenton Ave., 1201 Walnut St., 460 N. Second St., and 114 N. Third St., Guss said.

Over the last three weeks, L&I granted permits for proposed dispensaries at 915 N. Front St., 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., 8319 Stenton Ave., 1201 Walnut St., 460 N. Second St., and 114 N. Third St., Guss said.

Over the last three weeks, L&I granted permits for proposed dispensaries at 915 N. Front St., 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., 8319 Stenton Ave., 1201 Walnut St., 460 N. Second St., and 114 N. Third St., Guss said.

Over the last three weeks, L&I granted permits for proposed dispensaries at 915 N. Front St., 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., 8319 Stenton Ave., 1201 Walnut St., 460 N. Second St., and 114 N. Third St., Guss said.

Over the last three weeks, L&I granted permits for proposed dispensaries at 915 N. Front St., 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., 8319 Stenton Ave., 1201 Walnut St., 460 N. Second St., and 114 N. Third St., Guss said.

The agency also approved a permit for a proposed marijuana-growing facility at 3100 N. 17th St., home to hometown-favorite chocolate Easter egg manufacturer Zitner's.

A zoning permit for a dispensary also was issued for a two-story commercial building at 8219 Stenton Ave. near East Mount Airy, according to L&I.

    Seven proposed medical marijuana sites across Philadelphia get zoning approval
    The Zitner's chocolate factory in North Philadelphia. A Passyunk Avenue storefront near the Italian Market. An Old City building owned by a restaurauteur. This trio is among the seven locations that received zoning permits in recent days for proposed medical marijuana dispensaries or growing facilities in Philadelphia, and applications for six more locations were pending, the city's Department of Licenses and Inspections said Tuesday.
    http://www.philly.com

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