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Politics: https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018...

Politics: https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/06/23/allan-domb-city-council-real-estate/

    Welcome | Philadelphia Magazine

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    Philly suburb issues cease-and-desist orders to residents running Airbnbs
    Collingswood, a small, revitalized borough with a quaint downtown shopping district a few miles to the east of Philadelphia, is not the sort of place frequented by tourists. With its proximity to Philly, its major events and area hospitals, it's the sort of place that a few dozen residents deemed perfect to offer short-term lodging, mostly commonly through the online service Airbnb.

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Crime: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/l...

Crime: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Philadelphia-Police-Sgt-Robert-Wilsons-Alleged-Killers-Offered-Plea-Deal-Infuriating-Family-486328031.html?_osource=SocialFlowFB_PHBrand

    'Stand Up as a Man' Krasner: Cop's Family Livid Over Plea
    Sources say the district attorney offered to take the death penalty off the table for two men accused of murdering Philadelphia Police Sgt. Robert Wilson III. His family is livid over the decision.

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Crime: http://6abc.com/3636753/

Crime: http://6abc.com/3636753/

    Woman arrested after ATM explosion identified
    Philadelphia police have identified the woman who was arrested following an explosion at an ATM. Tinikah Hogan, of the 3400 block of Emerald Street, was arrested just a few hours after the blast. It happened around 9:35 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenny's Place beer distributor on the 1800 block of East Allegheny Avenue.

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Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Wanamaker Building under Construction at 13th and Market Sts. on August 31, 1904. The photograph, taken by D.H. Burnham & Co., Architects, shows the exposed frame of the building and construction materials, as well as workers and horse and buggies on the street. And Present day:

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 549 likes · 27 talking about this · 368 were here. The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation...

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    Akwaaba Breakfast & Inn to open Philadelphia. And the black-owned B&B may be a first for the city. - Philadelphia Business Journal
    A Brooklyn-based bed-and-breakfast company - the owners of which have a reality show on the Oprah Winfrey Network - will expand to Philadelphia, representing what could very well be the only African American-owned accommodation in the City of Brotherly Love. Monique Greenwood and husband Glenn Pogue closed on the former Spruce Hill Manor property at 3709 Baring St.

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    28 Great Brunch Spots in Philadelphia
    Article Weekends were made for brunching - chatting with friends, digging into a stack of syrupy pancakes, lingering over a latte or a Bloody Mary. Fortunately, Philly knows how to brunch. From the nearly endless options in the City of Brotherly Love, below are some great brunch spots for superlative weekend starters.

43 hours ago

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson gets...

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson gets a speeding ticket by Philadelphia Police in 1915. He gave the officer a $100 bill; when the officer protested that he couldn't make change for that much, Johnson told him to keep the change as he was going to make his return trip at the same speed.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson gets a speeding ticket by Philadelphia Police in 1915. He gave the officer a $100 bill; when the officer protested that he couldn't make change for that much,...

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    Rx: zucchini, brown rice, turkey soup Medicaid plan offers food as medicine
    Feliciano Pagan stood at his front door when the MANNA food truck pulled up to his two-story brick row home. Pagan, 48, greeted the driver with a smile as he carried in two large bags filled with frozen dinners and fresh fruit that would last a week.

46 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Check out these latest U.S. Census Bureau job opportunities in Philadelphia, and many others at www.usajobs.gov.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 548 likes · 31 talking about this · 368 were here. The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation...

2 days ago

Yesterday, Council passes bill to protect hom...

Yesterday, Council passes bill to protect homeowners from Criminal & Defiant Trespassers (squatters).

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 548 likes · 30 talking about this · 368 were here. The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation...

2 days ago

Farmstand opens at 9am tomorrow! We will hav...

Farmstand opens at 9am tomorrow! We will have some new items from local farms like eggs, sugar snap peas, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, and more. Not to be outdone we will have plenty of Brewerytown Garden produce as well....maybe some gooseberries for a lucky few?

    Brewerytown Garden
    Farmstand opens at 9am tomorrow! We will have some new items from local farms like eggs, sugar snap peas, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, and more. Not to be outdone we will have plenty of Brewerytown...

2 days ago

To kick off the summer, check out this list o...

To kick off the summer, check out this list of fun things to do!

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ All American BBQ Festival At Dilworth Park, Manayunk Arts Festival, Molestice Block Party, Juneteenth MusicFest and Parade, Philadelphia Irish American Festival and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ June 22 - 28 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.

2 days ago



    Krasner Boosts Starting Salary, Gives Raises to 230 Veteran ADAs | The Legal Intelligencer
    Lean Adviser Legal Think Lean Daily Message "In project management terms, an error state is an error state. It might be big or small, it might be human or serendipity. None of that matters, find it and fix it." Lean Adviser Legal Think Lean Daily Message "In project management terms, an error state is an error state.

2 days ago

Yeah we know: https://trib.al/jMHQiSe

Yeah we know: https://trib.al/jMHQiSe

    What Petty Nextdoor Posts Reveal About America
    Nextdoor works a lot like Facebook, but instead of a "Like" button, it offers a "Thank" button, encouraging a kind of neighborly grace. More important, in order to join, you have to prove that you live where you say you do (by entering a code mailed to your home address, for example).

2 days ago



    TUH a potential partner in multi-million dollar transportation hub
    Temple University Hospital has been pegged as a possible partner in the revitalization efforts surrounding Amtrak's North Philadelphia station. The project, overseen by the North Station District LLC - a group of development companies who control the site - is led by 1967 philosophy alumnus Michael Bailkin who is the founder and chairman of The Arete Group.

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    2229 PAGE ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment


    2027 N STILLMAN ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment

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    The Manayunk Arts Festival Takes Over Main Street This Weekend
    Get ready for two full days of art appreciation, Philly. The Manayunk Arts Festival returns to Main Street in Manayunk for the 29th year on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24. Nearly 300 artists and crafters set up booths along Main Street between Shurs and Green lanes to sell their goods to around 200,000 collectors, buyers and casual shoppers.

2 days ago

Join us for the public grand opening on Septe...

Join us for the public grand opening on September 29th!

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 548 likes · 27 talking about this · 368 were here. The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation...

2 days ago



    Construction tax's fate uncertain as City Council wraps up for summer
    On Wednesday, the Finance Department released a memo describing a negative effect on the city's finances if the legislation were enacted. "Even in a strong market for real estate development...

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    Philly DA Larry Krasner introduces 20 members of victim advisory panel
    The district attorney on Thursday introduced the 20 new members of his victims' advisory panel, a group he said will examine and potentially retool the way his office supports and interacts with crime victims. - Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

2 days ago



    When trading up isn't an option, Philadelphia rowhouse owners build up | Inga Saffron
    Laurent Hedquist was single, and just starting his career as an architect in 2005, when he bought a two-story rowhouse in Bella Vista. Although it was small by American standards - about a thousand square feet - he felt like he was swimming in space.

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    SEPTA's vision for a new bus network: faster, fewer stops, no transfer fees
    SEPTA issued a blueprint Thursday to revitalize its bus network in Philadelphia that's suffering from slow service, shrinking ridership, and competition from ride share businesses. A redesigned bus network could be "different from anything Philadelphia has seen in anybody's memory," said Jarrett Walker, whose firm was hired by SEPTA for $250,000 to author the 100-page report expected to shape the priorities for city transit in the coming years.

3 days ago

Meanwhile in Center City Philly: http://www.p...

Meanwhile in Center City Philly: http://www.phillyvoice.com/bigbelly-trash-can-center-city-philadelphia-destroyed/

    What the heck happened to this Center City trash can?
    A BigBelly solar trash can right in the heart of Center City looks like it had a tragic stomachache. The trash can, located at the northeast corner of Broad and Sansom streets, was completely destroyed Wednesday morning. It appeared to have been severed in half while some of the plastic looked to have melted.

3 days ago



    How a Francisville bike shop-cafe combo defies gentrification stereotypes
    Izzat Rahman immigrated to Philly from his native Malaysia back in 2009 to attend Temple's Fox School of Business. He majored in entrepreneurship and management information systems, and on the side, fixed bicycles for cheap out of his North Philly basement.

3 days ago

It's officially summer! A fitting day to visi...

It's officially summer! A fitting day to visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, which was originally named "Summerville" by its first occupant, Judge William Lewis. ☀️

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    It's officially summer! A fitting day to visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, which was originally named "Summerville" by its first occupant, Judge William Lewis. ☀️

3 days ago



    The opioid overdose crisis is hitting all of Philadelphia, new data show
    A new analysis of overdose deaths and where they occurred in Philadelphia over the last decade shows that although the Kensington area is by far the hardest hit, few corners of the city are untouched by an opioid crisis that usually kills in private homes, away from the open-air heroin encampments that have received so much attention.

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Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/gu...

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/guest-commentary-its-time-to-shake-up-the-office-of-property-assessment/

    Guest Commentary: It's time to shake up the Office of Property Assessment
    Budget season in Philadelphia comes with at least one guarantee: ritual beatings of civil servants and grandstanding by City Council members. As stories about School District deficits , property tax delinquents , and a missing $33 Million make headlines, Chief Assessment Officer Michael Piper's Office of Property Assessment has largely escaped scrutiny outside PlanPhilly.

3 days ago



    81 new tax-free sites OK'd by City Council committee
    City Council's Finance Committee has quickly and quietly approved a bill that would create 81 separately listed, tax-free Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZs), many of them covering multiple parcels, spanning a total of more than 93.7 acres.

3 days ago



    Driscoll, Henon seek to help seniors manage property taxes
    State Rep. Mike Driscoll and City Councilman Bobby Henon last Friday held a news conference outside the Liberty Bell Diner to promote Driscoll's new bill intended to increase the number of Philadelphia senior citizens eligible for the city's property tax freeze program. Driscoll and Henon invited area seniors to the news conference.

4 days ago

Brewerytown Living shared MMPartners, LLC.'s ...

    MMP Presents Building History - History of the Fairmount Historic District
    We are trying something new here with creating a video series called MMP Presents Building History! Each episode we will talk about the history associated with our many projects. We love saving old buildings and the stories that go with the buildings.

4 days ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/video-shows-upper-darb...

Crime: http://6abc.com/video-shows-upper-darby-shooting-suspects/3621956/

    Video shows Upper Darby shooting suspects
    Police have released surveillance video from a violent robbery and shooting at a Chinese restaurant in Upper Darby. Investigators hope someone might recognize one or both of the suspects they are looking for. The incident happened just before 12 a.m. Saturday inside the Good Luck Chinese Restaurant in the 700 block of Garrett Road.

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    Election year optics drive an early budget for Pa. state government
    No budget wars in Pennsylvania this summer, folks. Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders have reached agreement on a $32.7 billion spending plan for state government that fits the Merriam-Webster definition of an election-year budget.

4 days ago



    2525 W MONTGOMERY AVE Issued June 15, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Have you ever been in the mansion's beautiful...

Have you ever been in the mansion's beautiful Banquet Room? The walls display a mural depicting scenes around Philadelphia and Fairmount Park in the 19th century.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Have you ever been in the mansion's beautiful Banquet Room? The walls display a mural depicting scenes around Philadelphia and Fairmount Park in the 19th century.

5 days ago



    Amazon headquarters would be exempt from new construction tax
    A bill to place a one percent tax on new construction projects would exempt certain properties-including the ones the potential Amazon headquarters would move into if they choose Philly for their next location.

5 days ago



    Baby steps toward SEPTA Key at Jefferson Station Monday
    Beginning Monday, regional rail riders at SEPTA's Jefferson Station in Philadelphia will have to pass through turnstiles to get to the platform. The change is in preparation for adding SEPTA Key, the electronic fare collection system, to regional rail trains. The service is still months away for train commuters.

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    Philadelphia has declared at Code Red. If you see someone suffering in the heat, call the hotline to get them help.
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5 days ago

Mayor Jim Kenney was not happy when he heard ...

Mayor Jim Kenney was not happy when he heard City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart accuse the city of $924 million worth of errors, calling the numbers inflated and "designed more to grab headlines than to solve problems." https://trib.al/PKyZ0cK

    Jim Kenney: Controller 'recklessly' inflated accounting errors | Opinion
    Imagine receiving an 'F' from your teacher because of errors in the first draft of a term paper, even though your final paper had no errors? That's essentially what occurred last week, when City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart embarked on a PR campaign accusing the City of $924 million worth of errors that, in fact, have long since been resolved.

5 days ago

More Than 70 Philadelphia Pools Opening For Summer Season

Gathers Recreation Center (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

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Lawncrest Recreation Center (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Awbury Playground (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

Feltonville Recreation Center (231 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Lee Cultural Center (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Mander Playground (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Max Myers Playground (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

Murphy Recreation Center (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Vare Recreation Center (2600 Morris St., 19145)

Christy Recreation Center (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Fox Chase Recreation Center (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Francisville Playground (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Jardel Recreation Center (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Northern Liberties Recreation Center (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

Pleasant Playground (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Vogt Recreation Center (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

East Poplar Playground (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Morris Estate Cultural Center (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Ridgway Pool (901 S. Broad St., 19147)

Samuel Recreation Center (3539 Gaul St., 19134)

Marian Anderson Recreation Center (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Cobbs Creek Recreation Center (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Kendrick Recreation Center (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

Lackman Playground (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Lincoln Pool (3201 Ryan Ave., 19136)

Lonnie Young Recreation Center (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Pickett Pool (5700 Wayne Ave., 19144)

Scanlon Playground (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Schmidt Playground (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Barry Playground (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Dendy Playground (1501 N. 10th St., 19122)

Heitzman Recreation Center (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Jacobs Playground (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Kingsessing Recreation Center (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

Penrose Playground (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Ziehler Playground (200 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

39th & Olive Playground (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Athletic Recreation Center (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Amos Playground (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Chew Playground (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

Hancock Playground (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Houseman Recreation Center (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson Recreation Center (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Tustin Playground (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

12th & Cambria Playground (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

American Legion Playground (6201 Torresdale Ave., 19135)

Cohocksink Recreation Center (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Ford Recreation Center (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

M.L. King Recreation Center (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Mill Creek Playground (743 N. 48th St., 19139)

Piccoli Playground (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shepard Recreation Center (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

Belfield Recreation Center (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

C.B. Moore Recreation Center (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Cherashore Playground (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

F.J. Myers Recreation Center (5800 Chester Ave., 19143)

McVeigh Recreation Center* (400 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Shuler Playground (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

Stinger Square (1400 S. 32nd St., 19146)

Waterloo Playground* (2502 N. Howard St., 19133)

    More Than 70 Philadelphia Pools Opening For Summer Season
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - It's the perfect time to cool down at local pools with temperatures soaring. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation announced the opening of 70-plus indoor and outdoor pools for the summer.

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    Philanthropy's Fixing Up Parks and Public Spaces. How Do We Know It's Helping Communities?
    Everyone loves a nice park. Same goes for libraries, public plazas, trails, etc. But how much of a positive impact do revamped public spaces have on a community or city? Or more importantly, could they have a negative impact?


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