7 hours ago

Stalled Street Safety Needs to Pass in 2018

Tracking speed at 63rd and Lansdowne, where 8-year-old Jayanna Powell was killed in 2016

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    In March 2017, Councilpeople Curtis Jones, Jr., Kenyatta Johnson and Brian O'Neill introduced Bill 170244, which would have required the city to take immediate action after a fatal crash occurs. The bill, which would amend the city's traffic code, would "require a report, recommendation and appropriate safety improvements regarding hazardous intersections" after a pedestrian is ...

14 hours ago

Meet the Asian immigrants running some of Philly best French bakeries

Han’s first business was a grocery store at 54th and Race, which he left to open Paris Baguette. The European influence, he says, comes from his training in South Korea and his European coworkers in the hotel kitchen where he worked.

    Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries
    Maybe you did a double take when you saw that new storefront in Chinatown: Paris Baguette. But if you went inside, you'd realize that the shop, with its cashiers clad in Breton stripes and gray berets, is quite at home next to the Chinese grocers and hot-pot spots.

22 hours ago


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