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Trade union politics derail N. Philadelphia apartment proposal

...as Girard Avenue. But with the construction of Temple University’s new athletic facility at Broad and Girard, Center City and lower North Philadelphia are about to merge into a single mega-neighborhood...

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...and the developer, Post Bros., specifically for the conversion of the massive Quaker warehouse and Ninth and Poplar. Post’s owners, Matt and Mike Pestronk, pledged that 50 percent of the construction crew...

    Trade union politics derail N. Philadelphia apartment proposal
    Nearly two-thirds of Philadelphia's residents are nonwhite and 53 percent are women, but you wouldn't know it from a visit to a city construction site. Despite decades of official hand-wringing over the lack of diversity in city trade unions, it's still mostly white men who rivet the steel, pour the concrete, and install the shiny glass facades on our new buildings.
    http://www.philly.com

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Did a 'Negro League' thwart lacrosse team? Lawsuit exposes saga of success and strife at Strawberry Mansion High

And this year, although a teacher is available to coach, there’s not enough girls interested to have a field hockey team at the high school on Ridge Avenue near 31st Street.

    Did a 'Negro League' thwart lacrosse team? Lawsuit exposes saga of success and strife at Strawberry Mansion High
    Not that long ago, the girls on Strawberry Mansion High School's new lacrosse team were budding stars. It was an inspiring tale. Their coach, Jazmine A. Smith, had grown up playing lacrosse and field hockey in Radnor.
    http://www.philly.com

21 hours ago

Fairmount CDC added an event.

...Cerulean Arts 1351-53 Ridge Ave Gallery and studio. www.ceruleanarts.com SHIFTSPACE / SHIFT Makes 3060 W Jefferson St (Black Door on 31st) Architects and designers. www.shiftspacedesign.com Neighborhood Potters 2034 Fairmount Ave...

...Hand-made pottery and bead jewelry. www.sandiandneil.com Flying Fish Crafthouse The Fairmount @ Brewerytown, 1363 North 31st St Architecture tour. www.ffcrafthouse.com

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...of the following businesses will be open from 4-7pm, drop on by! Cerulean Arts 1351-53 Ridge Ave Gallery and studio. www.ceruleanarts.com SHIFTSPACE / SHIFT Makes 3060 W Jefferson St (Black Door...

...W Jefferson St (Black Door on 31st) Architects and designers. www.shiftspacedesign.com Neighborhood Potters 2034 Fairmount Ave Hand-made pottery and bead jewelry. www.sandiandneil.com Flying Fish Crafthouse The Fairmount @ Brewerytown...

    Fairmount / Brewerytown Design Crawl
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39 hours ago

US HUD Secretary Ben Carson Helps Formally Open A Philadelphia High School

US HUD Secretary Carson stood at the entrance to the new Vaux Big Picture High School, and recognized the Philadelphia Housing Authority’s ongoing $500 million effort in the Sharswood area near 23rd and Master.

    US HUD Secretary Ben Carson Helps Formally Open A Philadelphia High School
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was in Philadelphia Monday afternoon, to formally open a high school designed to be the centerpiece of a neighborhood redevelopment. US HUD Secretary Carson stood at the entrance to the new Vaux Big Picture High School, and recognized the Philadelphia Housing Authority's ongoing $500 million effort in the Sharswood area near 23rd and Master.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

39 hours ago

Photos: Protesters outside Ben Carson's Vaux High School visit

White House Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visited Vaux Big Picture High School Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the reopening of the Sharswood public school at 23rd and Master.

Protesters from the Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities gathered on 24th and Thompson —a block and several police cars away from the school.

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Morrow, a director at the Women’s Community Revitalization Project, lives on the 2300-block of Germantown Avenue. The city has lost a fifth of its affordable housing units between 2000 and 2014...

    Photos: Protesters outside Ben Carson's Vaux High School visit
    The HUD secretary plans to cut $6 billion in public housing funding. White House Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visited Vaux Big Picture High School Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the reopening of the Sharswood public school at 23rd and Master. Vaux reopened this fall rejuvenated by $15 million in renovations from the Philadelphia Housing Authority.
    https://billypenn.com

47 hours ago

Time for a Protest: Ben Carson Is Coming to Philly on Tuesday

Carson will join officials like Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke, PHA President and CEO Kelvin A. Jeremiah, Superintendent Dr. William Hite and more. The reopening event will kick off at 1 p.m. near 23rd and Master streets.

    Time for a Protest: Ben Carson Is Coming to Philly Today
    The HUD secretary is being welcomed the Philly way. You might get the chance to see Ben Carson in Philly on Tuesday. The Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary will attend the ribbon-cutting celebration of Sharswood's Vaux Big Picture High School, which recently received $15 million in renovations from the Philadelphia Housing Authority.
    http://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

Here are some of the facts and figures on hou...

Here are some of the facts and figures on housing inequality and (un)affordability in Philly! Turn out TODAY to Tell Ben Carson: No HUD Cuts! at 2300 W. Master St, 12:30pm

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