17 hours ago

https://m.mic.com/articles/189379/philadelphi...

https://m.mic.com/articles/189379/philadelphia-da-larry-krasner-americas-approach-to-incarceration-isnt-justice-its-a-problem#.ghvwOTxN5

    Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner: Stop overspending on prisons and put the money in schools instead.
    For the last three decades, Larry Krasner has seen America's criminal justice system take its toll on prisoners - all at exorbitant cost to taxpayers. "[I had] been in court for 30 years before I got silly and decided to run for DA," Krasner, the district attorney for Philadelphia, said in an interview.
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17 hours ago

https://philly.curbed.com/maps/art-deco-build...

https://philly.curbed.com/maps/art-deco-buildings-philadelphia-iconic-1920

    The Art Deco masterpieces of Philadelphia, mapped
    Philly isn't often recognized for its Art Deco architecture, compared to other cities like New York, Miami, or Chicago, but it should be. The city has some stunning examples of the flashy style, which originated from Europe and hit the U.S. full force in the 1920s and 1930s.
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18 hours ago

Tall Ships sail into Philly for five-day fest...

Tall Ships sail into Philly for five-day festival http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/philadelphia/483650151.html

18 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/05/25/cha...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/05/25/changes-to-philly-construction-tax-break-under-review

    Changes to Philly construction tax break under review
    With the spring City Council session coming to an end, reform of Philadelphia's controversial 10-year property tax abatement emerged as a live issue on Thursday. The 18-year-old development incentive waives property taxes on increased real-estate values generated through new construction or renovations.
    http://planphilly.com

18 hours ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/man-dies-after-being-s...

Crime: http://6abc.com/man-dies-after-being-shot-in-head-at-prom-party/3518824/

    Man dies after being shot in head at prom party
    Philadelphia police say a 23-year-old man shot and critically wounded during a prom party in West Philadelphia Thursday night has died. The man succumbed to his injuries at 2:15 a.m. Friday at Penn Presbyterian Medical after being shot in the head, police said.
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27 hours ago

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27 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/23/this-map-mak...

https://billypenn.com/2018/04/23/this-map-makes-it-easy-to-compare-your-property-tax-change-to-your-neighbors/

    This map makes it easy to compare your property tax change to your neighbors'
    Updated 5:30 p.m. with a second map that has additional filtering tools Since the beginning of April, many Philly residents have opened their mail to find an envelope full of sticker shock. The city just rolled out new property assessments - officially called " Proposed Valuations for Tax Year 2019" - and while some home values decreased, many went significantly up.
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30 hours ago

http://6abc.com/traffic/wolf-says-$180m-will-...

http://6abc.com/traffic/wolf-says-$180m-will-fill-potholes-fix-other-winter-effects/3516515/

    Wolf says $180M will fill potholes, fix other winter effects
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Man critical after being shot in head in West Philly TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Man critical after being shot in head in West Philly Pennsylvania drivers will be getting some relief from pockmarked roadways in the form of $180 million to fill in potholes and perform other work after the ravages of a tough winter.
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30 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/05/23/cit...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/05/23/city-council-tweaks-bill-requiring-developers-to-provide-more-parking-in-philly-neighborhoods

    City Council tweaks bill requiring developers to provide more parking in Philly neighborhoods
    A measure that would require developers to build more parking along with new housing got a major haircut in City Council on Wednesday. The mandatory parking minimum bill revised by the council's Rules Committee bears little resemblance to the far more significant reform proposed in Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell's original bill.
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31 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/24/on-clearing-...

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/24/on-clearing-records-district-attorneys-push-for-reform-extends-beyond-the-philly-office/

    On clearing records, District Attorney's push for reform extends beyond the Philly office
    One of Larry Krasner's stated goals when he was elected Philadelphia District Attorney was to reform the criminal justice system. Five months into his tenure, it's apparent those efforts won't be limited to moves within the office itself.
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31 hours ago

Come support #Brewerytown #Youth #Baseball TO...

Come support #Brewerytown #Youth #Baseball TODAY @6PM at 30th and Jefferson Street Park

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Come support #Brewerytown #Youth #Baseball TODAY @6PM at 30th and Jefferson Street Park
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31 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transpo...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/septas-2019-budget-funds-new-buses-and-trains-but-predicts-drop-ridership-revenue-shrink-20180524.html?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar

    SEPTA's 2019 budget funds new buses and trains but plans for drop in ridership revenue
    SEPTA's operating budget will stay relatively flat for the coming fiscal year, while the capital budget includes a lot of money for vehicles and additional funding for the smart fare card that continues its rollout across the region. Both budgets were approved at SEPTA's monthly board meeting Thursday.
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31 hours ago

http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-anal...

http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2018/05/24/quest-for-affordable-housing-drives-people-away-from-the-coasts

    Quest for Affordable Housing Drives People Away From the Coasts
    The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities last year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released today.
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2 days ago

https://whyy.org/episodes/affordable-housing-...

https://whyy.org/episodes/affordable-housing-in-philly-and-around-the-country/

    Affordable housing: in Philly and around the country : Radio Times : Urban Planning : WHYY
    NPR's Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country. Listen 49:28 Guests: Beth McConnell, David Feldman, Kriston Capps Conventional wisdom suggests that you should spend one third of your income on housing.
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2 days ago

Brewerytown Living updated their profile pict...

    Brewerytown Living
    Brewerytown Living updated their profile picture.
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2 days ago

Brewerytown Living updated their cover photo....

    Brewerytown Living
    Brewerytown Living updated their cover photo.
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2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/05/22/pas...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/05/22/past-due-plan-to-stop-water-shut-offs-sputters-as-rate-hike-looms

    Past due: Plan to stop water shut-offs sputters as rate hike looms
    CLS blames TAP's failure to reach more people on a slow and cumbersome enrollment process. For the first group of residents approved for the program last year, nearly half had to wait two months or longer from the time they applied until they were enrolled, according to an analysis by Roger Colton, a Massachusetts-based utility finance expert who is consulting for CLS.
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2 days ago

Opinion: Let's face facts: School shootings a...

Opinion: Let's face facts: School shootings are inextricably linked to white male privilege | Solomon Jones http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/solomon_jones/lets-face-facts-school-shootings-are-inextricably-linked-to-white-male-privilege-solomon-jones-20180523.html

    Let's face facts: School shootings are inextricably linked to white male privilege | Solomon Jones
    In the wake of yet another school shooting - this time in Sante Fe, Texas - it's time for America to accept that this brand of gun violence is inextricably linked to white male privilege. In the 22 school shootings this year where deaths or injuries occurred and suspects have been identified, the majority of suspects have been white males.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/mu...

http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/music/the-met-philadelphia-metropolitan-opera-house-north-broad-street-opening-december-20180522.html

    The Met: Former North Broad opera house will open as new concert venue in December
    North Broad Street's Metropolitan Opera House will open for business as a concert venue in December. Last year, concert promoter Live Nation announced that they had entered a partnership with developer Eric Blumenfeld - who's also behind the revival of North Broad's fabled Divine Lorraine - to renovate and reopen The Met, which takes up a full city block at Broad and Poplar streets, and was built in 1908 by impresario Oscar Hammerstein I.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

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3 days ago

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3 days ago

Ben Franklin Bridge under construction

Ben Franklin Bridge under construction

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    Ben Franklin Bridge under construction
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3 days ago

https://whyy.org/articles/fiercely-contested-...

https://whyy.org/articles/fiercely-contested-school-choice-bill-on-the-move-in-harrisburg/

    Fiercely contested school choice bill on the move in Harrisburg
    Legislation is on the move in Harrisburg that could give parents more school choices and siphon millions from traditional public schools. Imagine if your child lived in a neighborhood with a poorly-ranked school and so Pennsylvania gave you money to pay for private school or other educational expenses.
    https://whyy.org

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transpo...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/philadelphia-parking-authority-ticket-amnesty-revenue-20180522.html?mobi=true

    Philly parking amnesty helped thousands of scofflaws but raised little or no revenue for city
    The long lines of parking violators seeking clemency at the Philadelphia Parking Authority's Filbert Street offices have cleared, but three weeks after the ticket amnesty program officially ended, its value remains a matter of debate.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

A new yoga studio is opening in Fairmount thi...

A new yoga studio is opening in Fairmount this June!

    Fairmount Is Getting a Brand-New Barre and Yoga Studio
    Lumos Yoga & Barre is slated to open in Philadelphia in early June. Unlike some Philly neighborhoods (read: Rittenhouse), Fairmount isn't currently packed to the gills with boutique fitness studios. Personal trainers and group training studios you can find - but when it comes to barre, you don't have a ton of options.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

New bikes lanes coming to Fairmount Park and ...

New bikes lanes coming to Fairmount Park and West Philly; however, it's still a question if a physical buffer to protect cyclists will be implemented. What do you think? Buffer or not?

    New bike lanes coming to Fairmount Park and West Philly
    Just in time for spring: new bike lanes in Fairmount Park and the Parkside neighborhood of West Philadelphia. The City Council is now considering the long-awaited extension of an existing lane on Parkside Avenue and new lanes in Fairmount Park to allow an easier connection for riders headed downtown via Martin Luther King Drive.
    http://planphilly.com

3 days ago

Crime: 'Jealous' bloodshed: Woman pregnant wi...

Crime: 'Jealous' bloodshed: Woman pregnant with twins is shot on her wedding day, her father is critically injured http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/pregnant-woman-father-shot-hadfield-street-southwest-philadelphia-20180521.html

    'Jealous' bloodshed: Woman pregnant with twins is shot on her wedding day, her father is critically injured
    A Southwest Philadelphia woman pregnant with twins was shot outside her home Sunday night on the day she got married. Her father was also shot after he tried to protect her, police said. Police believe the shooters were part of a group that went to the home with the woman's husband's ex-wife, who a police supervisor believed was jealous.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/22/rip-robert-i...

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/22/rip-robert-indiana-a-brief-history-of-the-love-sculpture-in-philly/

    RIP Robert Indiana: A brief history of the LOVE sculpture in Philly
    The world lost one of its most memorable pop artists on Saturday, when Robert Indiana died at the age of 89 at his home in Vinalhaven, Me., according to multiple reports.
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4 days ago

4 days ago

https://trib.al/W7vcPjq

https://trib.al/W7vcPjq

    Lawsuit tied to fatal N. Philly boarding house blaze adds to landlord's legal, financial woes
    In a wrongful death suit, the family of three people killed in a March fire at an illegal boarding house in North Philadelphia is seeking more than $100,000 in damages against the building's landlord, Tyrone Duren, and his business, Granite Hill Properties.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

https://hiddencityphila.org/2018/05/pa-ballet...

https://hiddencityphila.org/2018/05/pa-ballet-swings-wrecking-ball-at-north-broad-landmark/

    PA Ballet Swings Wrecking Ball At North Broad Landmark
    North Broad Street is humming with adaptive reuse projects in various stages of progress. The list of historic building renovations now complete or currently underway is growing and signals long-awaited reinvestment in weary Callowhill. It also presents a glimmer of hope for preserving history and culture in a city beleaguered by unchecked architectural destruction.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

4 days ago

https://trib.al/VaYUdAp

https://trib.al/VaYUdAp

    Soda tax may not be the only school-funding loss if new Pa. House Bill passes | Opinion
    Darrell Clarke: I urge every Pennsylvanian who supports universal pre-K, as well as local solutions to address enormous challenges like generational poverty, to contact their representatives in the General Assembly and urge a NO vote on HB 2214. - Darrell L. Clarke, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/living/483242281...

http://www.philly.com/philly/living/483242281.html?mobi=true

    Inside the Philly courtroom where you're not allowed to speak
    Philly parents have been protesting to seek the removal of Lyris Younge, a Family Court judge who has faced blistering criticism and reversals from state appellate court for violating due process and who is reportedly the subject of a probe by the state Judicial Conduct Board.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Check out this list of tasty treats!

Check out this list of tasty treats!

    The 11 Best Desserts in Philly, According to JBF Rising Star Camille Cogswell
    You might need to plan several trips.
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4 days ago

Brewerytown Garden shared Public Interest Law...

    An Ancient Gardening Tool: Putting Adverse Possession to Modern Use | The Legal Intelligencer
    Lean Adviser Legal Think Lean Daily Message "Soon enough being Lean becomes more than an act, it became an operational habit, and then it can become your personal business philosophy." Visit Lean Adviser Lean Adviser Legal Think Lean Daily Message "Soon enough being Lean becomes more than an act, it became an operational habit, and then it can become your personal business philosophy."
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4 days ago

The fact that City Hall was constructed in a ...

The fact that City Hall was constructed in a residential neighborhood still amazes me. This photo depicts the various properties that surrounded City Hall at the time. They included houses and apartment buildings. This became a commercial area shorty after City Hall was completed. Construction started in 1871 and was completed by 1901. It took 30 to construct City Hall and by the time it was finished it was out of style and over budget at $24 million dollars. This photo was taken in 1881. Can you imagine 30 years of noise and dust from somebody constructing the tallest and largest building in the world, right in your neighborhood? It was the tallest building in the world at one time. At 548 ft, including the statue of city founder William Penn atop its tower, City Hall was the tallest habitable building in the world from 1894 to 1908. It remained the tallest in Pennsylvania until it was surpassed in 1932 by the Gulf Tower in Pittsburgh. It was the tallest in Philadelphia until 1986 when the construction of One Liberty Place surpassed it, ending the informal gentlemen's agreement that had limited the height of buildings in the city to no higher than the Penn statue. It was also the first secular building to have this distinction, as all previous world's tallest buildings were religious structures, including European cathedrals and for the previous 3,800 years the Great Pyramid of Giza.

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    The fact that City Hall was constructed in a residential neighborhood still amazes me. This photo depicts the various properties that surrounded City Hall at the time. They included houses and...
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4 days ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/newlywed-pregnant-woma...

Crime: http://6abc.com/newlywed-pregnant-woman-father-shot-in-sw-philadelphia/3501431/

    Newlywed pregnant woman, father shot in SW Philadelphia
    Police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left a father and his daughter, who is pregnant with twins and was just married earlier in the day, seriously wounded. Police were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday after gunfire erupted in the 5800 block of Hadfield Street.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/05/this_...

http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2018/05/this_pa_house_bill_would_preve.html

    This Pa. House bill would prevent local solutions to local problems | Opinion
    On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to give second consideration to a measure that should be of concern to every municipality in the Commonwealth -- particularly cities and towns that try to find solutions to their own challenges, without seeking help from Harrisburg. Legislation (HB2241) sponsored by Rep.
    http://www.pennlive.com

4 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/appeal-...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/appeal-philly-property-assessment-guide-20180521.html?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar&mobi=true

    Need to appeal your Philly property assessment? Here's how, step by step
    Your 2019 proposed reassessment, came with a "First Level Review" form. Send it in! It's the first step to have your assessment reviewed. You don't need a lawyer to send in the form, due by May 25. - Erin Arvedlund, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/21/phillys-emba...

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/21/phillys-embassy-suites-has-locked-its-signature-balconies/

    Philly's Embassy Suites has locked its signature balconies
    Updated 9:30 a.m. Guests hoping for breath of fresh air during their stay at the Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City are in for a disappointment. Guest room balconies - a defining feature of the circular, all-suites tower just off Philly's tree-lined Benjamin Franklin Parkway - are no longer accessible.
    https://billypenn.com

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