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Four Homes Will Finish a Project Long in the Making on Leithgow Street

...and start. And there's the occasional log cabin. When we got to the skinny 1000 block of N. Leithgow St., we came upon four new looking foundations. Then we remembered we actually wrote about them...

Back then, 1018 and 1020 N. Leithgow St. were under construction and the foundations pictured above were a well tended vacant lot. In...

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Northern Liberties Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting

As always, the meeting is open to all and takes place at the NL Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount. On the agenda:

6:30PM: 117-20 Spring Garden St. – CMX2 – Zhen Jin – A return visit with a redesign to the project we approved.

7:00: 117 W. Laurel St. – I1 – Kevin O’Neil – A proposal for a single-family dwelling (in an industrial zone)

7:30: 929 N. Hancock St. – RSA5 – Quinn Blackwell – A proposal for a single-family dwelling with a two-car street side garage.

8:00: 143 W. Wildey – CMX3 – Ron Patterson – A proposal for the parking garage – which now requires a zoning variance.

8:30: 701-03 N. 2nd St. – CMX2.5 – Brett Feldman – A proposal for a restaurant in mixed use building (Special Exception)

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Baby on Board

Simon Firth, an owner of Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles on 9th & Spring Garden, a shop specializing in cargo bikes, echoes the statement that the safety issue is critical.

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Police chase ends with gunfire, death in Easton

The chase ended with a violent crash at North 13th Street near Spring Garden Street in Easton.

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Man Dead in Police-Involved Shooting in Northampton County

The chase began in Palmer Township and ended around 1 a.m. when the driver of a pickup truck crashed into a residential property near 13th and Spring Garden streets in Easton, authorities said.

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Roundup: The Four Sexiest Homes in Philly

Unit #304, 603 N American St, Philadelphia, PA, 19123

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The School Reform Commission makes READ! by 4th Campaign the focus of its first Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting of the year

...be held Monday, November 3rd from 5-7pm at the School District's Education Center, 440 North Broad Street. The meetings are to educate the SRC and the public on pression education policy issues...

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Something Happening Near 7th & Girard?

...be poised for a recovery in the not-too-distant-future. At the corner of Marshall & Girard, developers purchased a double-wide shell about a year ago. Sometime over the last few...

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Updated Oct. 23rd

Nov. 1— Election Board Training Seminar make-up date at Delaware Ave. & Spring Garden St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and at Aspira, 6301 N. 2nd St., and Sunday, Nov. 2, at S. Phila. HS, 2101 S. Broad St., same time.

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Oct. 23- 66A Democratic Ward Leader Shawn Dillon hosts Pre-Election Celebration at DC 21, 2980 Southampton Rd., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $35. Checks payable to Friends of the 66A Ward.

Oct. 23- Joe DeFelice’s 64th Ward GOP hosts Fall Fundraiser at Parish Pub, 3508 Cottman Ave., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $30. Open bar, food and fun.

Oct. 23- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson celebrates Birthday at Warwick Hotel, Grand Ballrm., 220 S. 17th St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets $50 Activists, $100 Young Professionals, $250 Friends, $500...

Oct. 24- State Rep. W. Curtis Thomas hosts Private Sector Job Fair at Columbia YMCA North, 1400 N. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Oct. 24- GOP 26th Ward hosts Fabulous Fall Festival at Waterfall Rm., Water St. & Snyder Ave., 7 p.m. Plenty of free parking under I-95. For info (215) 468-2300.

Oct. 25- State Reps. Dwight Evans and Stephen Kinsey with Councilwoman Marian Tasco present N.W. House Party (housing & job fair) at W. Oak La. Charter Sch., 7115 Stenton Ave., 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. www.29thwardsgop.org

Oct. 26- Fundraiser for State Rep. Pam DeLissio at Maria’s Ristorante, 8100 Ridge Ave., 1-3 p.m. For info (215) 808-9167.

Oct. 27- Fundraiser for Terry Gillen for Mayor at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St. Suggested donation $125. For info (267) 457-3720.

Oct. 28- Republican City Committee hosts Fall Cocktail Party at Romano’s Catering, 1523 E. Wingohocking St., 6-8 p.m.

Oct. 29-Attorney George Twardy hosts State Rep. John Taylor at Yakitori Boy Restaurant, 211 N. 11th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. For info Joe DeFelice (215) 756-4158.

Oct. 29- Matt Myers hosts Democratic 39B Ward Fundraiser at EOM Cl., 144 Moore St., 5:30-9:30 p.m. For info Matt (215) 467-4643.

Oct. 29- LGBT community honors Lt. Gov. candidate Mike Stack at Rosewood, 1302 Walnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 29- Univ. City Republican Committee hosts Fall Reception at 4256 Regent Sq., 7 p.m. Donation $40, VIP $75. For info Matt Wolfe matthew@wolfe.org.

Oct. 30- Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Fundraiser & Award Banquet at Univ. City Sheraton Hotel, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. registration, 7 p.m. dinner, speakers and awards. For info (215) 790-3660.

Nov. 1— Election Board Training Seminar make-up date at Delaware Ave. & Spring Garden St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and at Aspira, 6301 N. 2nd St., and Sunday, Nov. 2, at S. Phila. HS, 2101 S. Broad St., same time.

Nov. 1— Election Board Training Seminar make-up date at Delaware Ave. & Spring Garden St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and at Aspira, 6301 N. 2nd St., and Sunday, Nov. 2, at S. Phila. HS, 2101 S. Broad St., same time.

Nov. 13- State Rep. Ron Waters hosts Job/Career Fair at Kipp Charter Sch., 59th & Baltimore Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring resumés and dress for success. For info (215) 748-6712.

Nov. 15- Shoe Collection drive at Chalmers Pk., 2800 N. 29th St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Welcoming new, used, unwanted, outgrown shoes and footwear.

Nov. 18- State Rep. Pam DeLissio holds Town Hall Mtg. at Roxborough Mem. Hosp., Wolcoff Aud., 5800 Ridge Ave., 9 a.m.

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SEER Interactive to leave the ‘Search Church’ in mid-2015

...Piazza, renovated the Search Church — so called because it used to be a church — at 1028 N. 3rd St. for SEER in 2011. At the time, SEER was leasing another Blatstein property but grew...

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New Wave French Fare at Bardot

BARDOT | 44 Poplar St., 267-639-4761, bardotcafe.com. Mon.-Fri., 4:30 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m-1 a.m. Small plates, $5-$15; large plates, $18-$21; dessert, $7.

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Weekly Entertainment Guide - BalletBoyz, 215 Festival & 'Great Expectations'

...Kaitlin Kemp, with set design by Dirk Durossette, through November 9 at the Latvian Society, 531 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia...

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...activities, panels and discussions on the art, business, and history of comics, at The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia...

...opera arias, and popular songs, Saturday, October 25, 7:30pm, First and Central Presbyterian Church, 1100 Market Street, Rodney Square, Wilmington, DE.  Spend an Evening of Edgar Allan Poe with historic interpreter Anne...

...newspapers, letters and observations of his contemporaries, Thursday, October 23, 6:30pm, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia.  Graeme Park celebrates Halloween with Moonlight Tales, two age appropriate events that include Haunted...

...David Newman. Performances take place Saturday, October 25, 8pm, the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Avenue and Sunday, October 26, 4pm, American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia...

...Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Avenue and Sunday, October 26, 4pm, American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia...

...on select chorales (music can be found here), Sunday, October 26, 4pm, Girard College Chapel, 2101 S. College Avenue, Philadelphia. Alan Harler conducts...

...Brian McCann, Sally Mercer, and Lindsey Smiling. Directed by Matthew Decker on the Arcadia Stage, 40 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia. Special events and performances include a Pay What You Can on October 22, post...

...martial art-influenced dance. Four performances on Thursday, October 23 through Saturday, October 25 at 3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. Talk backs with the company follows the Friday performances and BalletBoyz will conduct two...

...iconic play was seen in Philadelphia for the first time at the Locust Street Theater, 1411 Locust Street (where Estia is today) before its Broadway premier in 1949. EgoPo transports you back to...

...music, costume contest for kids and dogs, pumpkin painting, and more, by the Singing Fountain, East Passyunk Avenue and Tasker and Mifflin Triangle, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin, South Philadelphia...

...painting, and more, by the Singing Fountain, East Passyunk Avenue and Tasker and Mifflin Triangle, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin, South Philadelphia...

...nail clipping spa, artisan doggy treats, training tips, medical advice, dog food trucks and more, 5001 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia. Benefitting the Philadelphia Police K-9 Unit and paying tribute to "Little Ugly," Glen...

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