2 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-p...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/starbucks-philadelphia-indoor-stops-black-white-race-20180420.html

    Analysis: Blacks stopped at much higher rate indoors in Center City - Philly
    The controversial arrest of two black men at a Center City Starbucks last Thursday has reignited the debate about racial profiling by police and businesses in Philadelphia and around the country. An Inquirer and Daily News analysis of police data in the districts that cover Center City shows that while police stops have fallen sharply since 2014, blacks are still significantly more likely to be stopped than whites.
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6 hours ago

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https://t.co/Cml1a6NsB0

    Harriet Tubman will be face of the $20
    After months of debate and controversy over how to incorporate a woman's portrait onto the $10 bill, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced plans to redesign the $10, $20 and $5 bill. All three denominations will have a female presence. The updated bills will also be the first in U.S.
    http://money.cnn.com

8 hours ago

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/r...

https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/21/rooftops-philadelphia/

    The Air Up There: The Philadelphian's Guide to Rooftop Living
    Philly has suddenly become an elevated kind of town, with everything from beer gardens to yoga classes shifting from the concrete to the clouds. Here, how to make the most of local rooftops this season. Dare to dip. (C'mon, you know you've thought about it.) Read more " Abandon the studio for far-superior downward-dog views.
    https://www.phillymag.com

8 hours ago

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-w...

http://6abc.com/education/nj-sencory-booker-will-be-temples-commencement-speaker/3377015/

    NJ Sen.Cory Booker will be Temple's commencement speaker
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Southwest canceling 40 flights per day after deadly accident U.S. Senator Cory Booker will be Temple University's commencement speaker next month. The New Jersey native will also receive an honorary degree.
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8 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/20/more-than-in-other-cities-philly-families-resort-to-crowdfunding-for-funeral-costs/

    More than in other cities, Philly families resort to crowdfunding for funeral costs
    Billy Penn is one of 19 news organizations producing BROKE in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on economic justice. Follow at @BrokeInPhilly. Lenny Alvarez recognized the young man immediately. In the small, pixelated video, Alvarez saw her nephew, Ivan Rodriguez.
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8 hours ago

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https://trib.al/vgk8k8f

    Audience member disrupts 'Passage' at Wilma Theater with racially-charged 'Forrest Gump' outburst - Philly
    An audience member disrupted a performance of the play Passage at the Wilma Theater in Center City on Thursday night, and an actor's Facebook post about the uncomfortable impasse went viral. In a long Facebook post shortly after the performance, poet, playwright, and Barrymore Award-winning actor Jaylene Clark Owens wrote that "Tonight I had the worst experience I have ever had on stage.
    http://www.philly.com

8 hours ago

🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M...

🔔 FOR RIDERS OF BUS ROUTES 7, 25, 29, 47, 47M, 57, 64, 79, and the G 🔔 Now is the time to make your direct thoughts heard on how to improve service for Southeast Philly! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W3VZSQK?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=harmelin

    Southeastern Philadelphia SEPTA Bus Service and Shopping Destination Survey
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22 hours ago

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    ERECTION OF A 2 STORY STRUCTURE OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION FOR A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WITH ONE INTERIOR PARKING STALL ON AN EXISTING FOUNDATION AS PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK.

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    CURB TRAP,FAI AND 2" WATER DISTRIBUTION 3WC,3 LAV,2 BATH/SHOWER,1 KITCHEN SINK,GARBAGE DISPOSAL AND LAUNDRY (SFD)PA20181101980 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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27 hours ago

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/201...

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2018/04/20/krasner-includes-schnader-litigator-montco-prosecutor-among-6-lateral-hires/

    Krasner Includes Schnader Litigator, Montco Prosecutor Among 6 Lateral Hires | The Legal Intelligencer
    The Legal Intelligencer | On April 24, from 5:15 to 9 p.m., HIAS Pennsylvania will host its Golden Door Awards at the Crystal Tea Room, The Wanamaker Building, 100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia. Edward S. Robson | The plaintiffs propound discovery seeking your communications with the board related to the transaction.
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29 hours ago

Demolition of an old bank clears away the are...

Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of Independence State Park in October 1945. An estimated 143 buildings in the area would be demolished starting in 1952, according to Inquirer archives.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Demolition of an old bank clears away the area which was designated Independence Mall, between Fifth and Sixth Streets, south of Market Street. The Pennsylvania legislature authorized the creation of...
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30 hours ago

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temp...

Crime: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/temple-university-shooting-two-dead-north-philadelphia-20180421.html?amphtml=y

    Two dead, one injured after shooting in North Philadelphia near Temple's campus - Philly
    Police responded to a call of a "person with a gun" along the 1800 block of West Diamond Street, close to Temple University's main campus, where they found a 20-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her back. - Patricia Madej, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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2 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station, Philadelphia – Also known as B & O station, Philadelphia, or Chestnut Street station was the main passenger station for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ]Designed by architect Frank Furness in 1886, it stood at 24th Street and the Chestnut Street Bridge from 1888 to 1963. Photo from the Chestnut Street Bridge, circa 1910 (and present day, bottom) Location: 24th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2 days ago

https://trib.al/pdDfhjJ

https://trib.al/pdDfhjJ

    Brandywine moves forward with land acquisitions for Schuylkill Yards plan - Philly
    The company paid $24.6 million for a 99-year lease to an acre of land at 3001 and 3003 John F. Kennedy Blvd., with plans to acquire another long-term lease for second one-acre parcel adjacent to the west. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/04/19/mee...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/04/19/meek-mill-second-cop-gun/

    A Second Cop Said Under Oath That Meek Mill Pointed Gun at Him, Court Records Reveal
    As the movement to overturn the rapper's 10-year-old conviction on drug and gun changes gathers momentum, a sworn statement long buried in sentencing notes complicates the picture. In the age of Trump, the fight to #freeMeekMill has sucked up as much media oxygen as any story could without an appearance by Trump himself.
    https://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/philadelphia-prope...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/philadelphia-property-data-10-year-tax-abatement-real-estate-policy-city-controller/

    Philadelphia city controller releases data, policy analysis of 10-year tax abatement
    Nearly 20 years after Philadelphia accelerated real estate development with the incentives of a 10-year tax abatement, the future of the policy and historical effects have come under the microscope. Enacted in its current form in 2000, the tax abatement provides a 100 percent benefit for new construction and the value of any improvements or conversions to existing properties.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

2 days ago

That's a lot of Choo Choo's...... The 60,000t...

That's a lot of Choo Choo's...... The 60,000th locomotive built by Baldwin, #60000 - an experimental 4-10-2 steam locomotive built in 1926, draws a large crowd of onlookers as it is moved - at a speed of four feet per minute - down Vine Street to the Franklin Institute in 1933.


2 days ago

http://www.pennlive.com/capitol-notebook/2018...

http://www.pennlive.com/capitol-notebook/2018/04/in_a_truly_epic_rant_pa_rep_da.html

    In a truly epic rant, Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe slams 'liberal loser Democrat legislators'
    Looks like someone needs a nap. In a truly epic rant posted to his official Facebook page, House State Government Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, hauled off and slapped the 'liberal loser Democrat legislators,' with whom he's forced to share oxygen and table space during committee meetings.
    http://www.pennlive.com

2 days ago

Near the Temple University Campus: http://6ab...

Near the Temple University Campus: http://6abc.com/temple-suspends-frat-after-reports-of-sex-assault-drinking-drugs/3371487/

    Temple suspends frat after reports of sex assault, drinking, drugs
    Temple University has suspended a fraternity after receiving what it calls "multiple credible reports" of various illegal activities, including sexual assault. The university said on Friday that it had suspended Alpha Epsilon Pi's rights and privileges to "operate as a recognized fraternity pending investigations by Temple and city police."
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed...

The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed from gentrifying neighborhoods http://www.philly.com/philly/news/gentrification-displacement-federal-reserve-bank-philly-neighborhoods-ding-20180420.html

    The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed from gentrifying neighborhoods - Philly
    Gentrification has become synonymous with the pushing-out of established residents by newcomers, but a study released this week found no evidence of displacement among homeowners in gentrifying Philadelphia neighborhoods. The study, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, researched the connection between tax delinquency, homeowner mobility and gentrification over the last two years.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

A late 1800s or early 1900s view of the woode...

A late 1800s or early 1900s view of the wooden arch cover over Market at Dock Street and Front Tom


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2 days ago

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    CONSTRUCTION OF TWO STORY ADDITION AT REAR OF ATTACHED SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING, AS SHOWN ON PLANS. NO OTHER WORK APPROVED UNDER THIS PERMIT.

    1454 N MARSTON ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
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    SEALING LATERAL PA20181031255(SFD)"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    1440 N NEWKIRK ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

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