2 hours ago

http://www.philasun.com/local/get-ride-uber-s...

http://www.philasun.com/local/get-ride-uber-says-take-walk-express-pool-service/

    To get a ride, Uber says take a walk with 'Express Pool' service - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
    Photo: Worawee Meepian/Shutterstock DETROIT (AP) - The latest variation of an Uber ride will require a short walk. In eight U.S. cities, the ride-hailing company is rolling out a service called "Express Pool," which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations.
    http://www.philasun.com

3 hours ago

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/02/22/g...

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/02/22/gamechangers-movita-johnson-harrell-changing-the-game-by-stopping-the-killing/#.WpAiWIO3mpo.facebook

    GameChangers: Movita Johnson-Harrell, Changing The Game By Stopping The Killing
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Movita Johnson Harrell is a warrior woman working to annihilate gun violence. "I really had to fight all of my life," she says, "to overcome generations of poverty, generations of substance abuse." Harrell's motivation comes from the pain of loss and the love of those lost.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 hours ago

Opinion: http://www.philly.com/philly/busines...

Opinion: http://www.philly.com/philly/business/corporate-tax-cut-squeezes-funding-for-low-income-housing-20180223.html?mobi=true

    Corporate tax cut squeezes funding for low-income housing - Philly
    Low-income housing tax credits, which are sold to banks and other investors, are the nation's biggest source of funding for affordable housing. The reduction in the federal corporate income tax rate has made them less valuable, which is expected to translate into an even bigger shortage of residences for low-income individuals.
    http://www.philly.com

4 hours ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/02/23/mur...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/02/23/mural-arts-octavius-catto/

    New Mural Arts Project Honors the Legacy of Octavius Catto
    Fittingly, a new mural depicting the historic black educator will go up on the side of a school. On what would have been the 179th birthday of activist Octavius V. Catto, Mural Arts Philadelphia on Thursday announced its plans to feature the historic African-American educator on an upcoming mural in the neighborhood where he lived and died.
    https://www.phillymag.com

4 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/02/22/da-larry-kra...

https://billypenn.com/2018/02/22/da-larry-krasners-first-listening-session-brings-out-crowds-in-west-philly/

    DA Larry Krasner's first 'listening session' brings out crowds in West Philly
    When District Attorney Larry Krasner met with West Philly residents Wednesday night, he watched several people cry. One woman shed tears while speaking about her son, who she said has been incarcerated for two years and has yet to face a trial.
    https://billypenn.com

4 hours ago

Opinion: Criminal Activity: Pa. Republicans a...

Opinion: Criminal Activity: Pa. Republicans are talking about impeaching state Supreme Court justices. Do they have an argument? http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/will-republicans-impeach-pennsylvania-supreme-court-justices-20180222.html

    Pa. Republicans are talking about impeaching state Supreme Court justices. Do they have an argument? - Philly
    While it's unclear what grounds there may be for impeachment - there was some disagreement among constitutional law scholars interviewed - all said the legislature should refrain from the attack on the judiciary. Judges are usually impeached for criminal or corrupt behavior, they said, and they could not recall a time when a Pennsylvania judge had been impeached over a controversial ruling.
    http://www.philly.com

4 hours ago

Breaking: http://6abc.com/worker-dies-after-f...

Breaking: http://6abc.com/worker-dies-after-front-end-loader-plunges-into-water-in-del/3124207/

    Worker dies after front end loader plunges into water in Del.
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW LIVE VIDEO 10am UPDATE + REPLAYS TOP VIDEOS LIVE VIDEO 10am UPDATE + REPLAYS First responders have recovered the body of a worker after the front end loader he was operating plunged into the water in Delaware. Crews were dispatched at 10 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

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http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/22/cit...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/22/city-planning-commission-recommends-four-new-transit-oriented-development-sites-in-north-philly

    City planning commission recommends four new transit-oriented development sites in North Philly
    "We wanted to look at sites where we were doing some development, and areas where we wanted to provide additional density," said Sanchez. City Council has yet to vote on the legislation, but on Tuesday the Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend the bill.
    http://planphilly.com

15 hours ago

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/busines...

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/business/philadelphia-commercial-real-estate.html?lipi=urn:li:page:d_flagship3_feed;EzxXJW%2BKTS6POG1aw0yCcw%3D%3D&utm_content=buffer5d626&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer&referer=http://m.facebook.com

    Philadelphia's First Step to a Platform of Innovation
    PHILADELPHIA - On the west side of this city's main Amtrak station sits an empty lot. But soon, it will be transformed into a public park filled with lawns, walkways and even redwood trees, in the first stage of one of Philadelphia's biggest real estate projects.
    https://mobile.nytimes.com

15 hours ago

Crime: http://www.fox29.com/news/shooting-lea...

Crime: http://www.fox29.com/news/shooting-leads-to-vehicle-crash-into-a-building-one-dead-say-police

    Woman shot and killed while driving in Fern Rock
    Philadelphia police are investigating a homicide in Fern Rock. Surveillance cameras were rolling as gunshots rang out and a van driven by Tyisha Timmons careened across Broad Street and crashed into a building after she was struck in the head by gunfire. There were three other women and three young children inside the van with her.
    http://www.fox29.com

15 hours ago

Crime:update with video: http://6abc.com/woma...

Crime:update with video: http://6abc.com/woman-shot-to-death-while-driving-on-broad-st-idd/3121864/

    Woman shot to death while driving on Broad St. ID'd
    Philadelphia police have identified the woman shot and killed while driving Wednesday night in the city's Fern Rock section. 23-year-old Tyisha Timmons was shot at around 8:30 p.m. as she was driving north in the 5700 block of Broad Street. She lost control, crashed and died at the scene.
    http://6abc.com

16 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Phila Flea Mar...

https://www.facebook.com/events/1452451111548133/?ti=icl

    Phila Flea in Fairmount
    Great vintage and antique finds await you at the largest outdoor market surrounding Eastern State Penitentiary. 2201 Fairmount Ave, Phila, PA 19130...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/02/22/da-larry-kra...

https://billypenn.com/2018/02/22/da-larry-krasners-first-listening-session-brings-out-crowds-in-west-philly/

    DA Larry Krasner's first 'listening session' brings out crowds in West Philly
    When District Attorney Larry Krasner met with West Philly residents Wednesday night, he watched several people cry. One woman shed tears while speaking about her son, who she said has been incarcerated for two years and has yet to face a trial.
    https://billypenn.com

36 hours ago

Crime: Woman driving van shot dead in Fern Ro...

Crime: Woman driving van shot dead in Fern Rock http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/woman-driving-van-shot-dead-in-fern-rock-20180221.html

    Woman driving van shot dead in Fern Rock - Philly
    A 23-year-old woman was shot and killed in the city's Fern Rock section Wednesday night while driving a van with five passengers that then crashed into a building, police said. At least five shots were fired at the driver's side of the white Dodge van about 8:35 p.m.
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours ago

36 hours ago

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMO OF A VACANT SFD AS PART OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA DEPT. OF LICENSES & INSPECTIONS DEMOLITION PROGRAM...THIS WAS AN EMERGENCY CURBSIDE BID, TO REMEDIATE THE COLLAPSE CONDITION,IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLIC SAFETY

    1331 N 23RD ST Issued February 20, 2018 Comment

36 hours ago

40 hours ago

https://www.wnyc.org/story/drawn-out-value-vo...

https://www.wnyc.org/story/drawn-out-value-vote-pennsylvania-supreme-court/?sf84592062=1

    Drawn Out: The Value of a Vote, From Pennsylvania to the Supreme Court
    The nation finds itself at a turning point in a major fight over redistricting and gerrymandering. This special podcast takes you on a tour to find out if we can fix the system.
    https://www.wnyc.org

40 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_...

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_saffron/why-do-old-city-buildings-keep-burning-20180219.html?mobi=true

    Why do Old City buildings keep burning? - Philly
    Why does Old City keep burning? The blocks between the Delaware waterfront and Independence Mall are home to one of the richest collections of architecture in all of Philadelphia, with buildings that track the nation's evolution from colonial settlement to industrial powerhouse.
    http://www.philly.com

40 hours ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/after-courts-side-...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/after-courts-side-ppa-attorney-who-wants-abolish-agency-vows-fight/

    After court sides with PPA, attorney who wants to 'abolish' agency vows to fight on
    Some 14 months ago, Philadelphia attorney Michael Coard declared war on a Philadelphia Parking Authority that, in his estimation, was a "vulture" victimizing residents and visitors to the tune of $12 million in faulty tickets. His call to abolish the PPA directly stemmed from a ticket he received in September 2015 for allegedly parking in a bus zone.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

40 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/21/cit...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/21/city-approves-plans-to-build-luxury-housing-in-conrail-backyard

    City approves plan to build luxury housing in Conrail's backyard
    Hard against the clanging Conrail train tracks in an industrial section of Kensington, the four-acre vacant lot at the corner of Lehigh and Frankford avenues doesn't look like the most obvious place for $369,000 single-family homes.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/02/20/oscars-taver...

https://billypenn.com/2018/02/20/oscars-tavern-shut-down-temporarily-for-health-violations/

    Oscar's Tavern shut down for health violations
    Regulars hoping for a cheap beer and cheesesteak-and-a-half deal at Oscar's Tavern Tuesday night went home disappointed, as the popular Center City dive had been shut down by the Philadelphia Department of Health. A cease operations order was issued for Oscar's as of 1:30 p.m. on Feb.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/02/18/c...

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/02/18/city-seeks-restaurateurs-for-renovated-love-park-welcome-center/?utm_campaign=true_anthem&utm_content=5a8a332600bd470007bc90ed&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=social

    City Seeks Restaurateurs For Renovated Love Park Welcome Center
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The city is seeking restaurateurs to run the food concession at the Love Park Welcome Center once it's renovated. The 1960s-era Welcome Center, also known as the spaceship, has been closed for years. But the city, last week, allowed a half dozen restaurant operators to tour the circular, bi-level building as they prepared proposals for the food and beverage concessions there.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/21/ube...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/02/21/uber-bringing-new-bus-like-express-pool-service-to-philly-stepping-up-competition-with-septa

    Uber bringing new bus-like 'express pool' service to Philly, stepping up competition with SEPTA
    On Thursday, Uber will expand its extra-cheap Express Pool service to Philadelphia, making it one of six cities to get the new bus-like offering that debuted in San Francisco and Boston last fall and introducing a new threat to SEPTA.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

In Center City,Near City Hall: Feeling nostal...

In Center City,Near City Hall: Feeling nostalgic? This Philly bar has a drink called 'The Obama' http://www.philly.com/philly/food/bar-code/474605273.html

    Feeling nostalgic? This Philly bar has a drink called 'The Obama'
    One first-time customer balked on the day of the Eagles parade, according to Augusta Mason, a manager who created the Obama cocktail when Parkside Beef & Ale opened a decade ago in a moment of yes-we-can optimism. "He said, 'It's the 'Trump Punch' now!'" Mason recalled.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Opinion : https://billypenn.com/2018/02/21/pa...

Opinion : https://billypenn.com/2018/02/21/pa-rep-daryl-metcalfe-comes-out-strong-against-listening-to-teens-pleading-for-action-on-gun-control/

    Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe comes out strong against...listening to teens pleading for action on gun control
    Billy Penn is a mobile platform for a better Philly -- the easiest way to find and follow local and breaking news in Philadelphia.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

Crime: Until a few years , Captain Techner , ...

Crime: Until a few years , Captain Techner , whose Family roots run deep in Brewerytown , served as the PSA (Public Safety Area) Officer as a Lieutenant until his recent promotion: http://6abc.com/2-pistol-whipped-shots-fired-in-feltonville-home-invasion/3117805/

    2 pistol-whipped, shots fired in Feltonville home invasion
    Shots were fired and two people were pistol-whipped during a violent home invasion in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia. Police were called around 4 a.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of West Roosevelt Boulevard for the reports of gunshots. Philadelphia police say witnesses heard five to seven shots.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/02/21/ppa...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/02/21/ppa-fee-taxi-uber-lyft/

    PPA Proposes Fee for Regulating Taxis, Uber and Lyft
    The cash-strapped organization reportedly has only eight inspectors monitoring more than 20,000 ride-hailing vehicles across the city. The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to add a 50-cent surcharge to every taxi, Uber and Lyft ride originating in the city. The organization says the fee would go toward regulating the vehicles - which will hopefully ensure safer rides for passengers.
    https://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

Opinion: https://trib.al/qj913uc

Opinion: https://trib.al/qj913uc

    For Philly safe injection sites to be inclusive, start by allowing crack | Opinion
    Philadelphia's CUES should create and manage smoking spaces, similar to those created in Toronto - not just in Kensington, but across the city in neighborhoods like Center City, Point Breeze, Mayfair, and Manayunk. - Jillian Bauer-Reese, Sterling Keith Johnson, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

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