6 hours ago

Opinion: https://trib.al/bXupCc3

Opinion: https://trib.al/bXupCc3

    What's that smell? It's Harrisburg's political air | John Baer - Philly
    Perhaps you've noticed strange things emanate from your state Capitol. I mean apart from frequent whiffs of worthlessness, the occasional stench of mendacity. Well, a clash last week twixt two lawmakers shows how noxious Harrisburg can be.
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/20/10-philly-neighborhoods-reap-the-lion-s-share-of-construction-tax-break-benefits

    10 Philly neighborhoods reap the lion's share of construction tax break benefits
    Ten neighborhoods concentrated around Center City make up 59 percent of the properties receiving Philadelphia' controversial 10-year tax abatement, according to a report released Friday by City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. The analysis looked at the tax break's geographical concentration, the distribution of its benefits and its impact on developer profitability.
    http://planphilly.com

6 hours ago

http://6abc.com/boy-riding-bike-with-father-k...

http://6abc.com/boy-riding-bike-with-father-killed-hit-by-suspected-drunk-driver/3380950/

    Boy riding bike with father killed, hit by suspected drunk driver
    A 6-year-old boy was killed and his father was critically injured after police say they were struck by a suspected drunk driver while on a minibike ride in West Philadelphia. Philadelphia police were called to the scene around 11:15 p.m. Sunday at 63rd and Callowhill streets.
    http://6abc.com

6 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-ph...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/eviction-philadelphia-poverty-broke-in-philly-solutions-20180418.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Why 1 in 14 Philly renters faces eviction every year
    The rowhouse in Port Richmond looked promising, with three bedrooms, new floors, and a small white porch out front. After having moved three times in 15 months, Linda Watson hoped she'd found some stability there with her 21-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son. But come late October, the heat didn't work.
    http://www.philly.com

17 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.
    http://www.philly.com

21 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

23 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

23 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.
    http://6abc.com

23 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.
    https://billypenn.com

24 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

24 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
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
    https://www.surveymonkey.com

31 hours ago

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with ...

Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens – and don’t forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate the outdoors with a stroll through our award-winning gardens - and don't forget to come inside for a tour of the mansion. #MyPhillyPark
    https://www.facebook.com

38 hours ago

42 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.
    https://www.law.com

45 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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45 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
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ADDITION TO THE REAR OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION. FOR USE AS VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR (SEPARATE USE PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY), WITH TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE; NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT; **TRASH COMPACTOR IN EACH UNIT; TRASH STORED INDOORS, AS PER ZBA PROVISO**

    1949 W NORRIS ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STADARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1822 N 23RD ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

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

Strawberry Mansion Civic Association is feeli...

TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥
    http://www.facebook.com

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

3 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

3 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


3 days ago

Tomorrow we will be at our St. Elizabeth's Co...

Tomorrow we will be at our St. Elizabeth's Community Center (1845 N. 23rd Street) Spring Street Clean Up. It is not too late to register and become a volunteer. Visit http://bit.ly/sscleanup18 for more details on how you can join us!


3 days ago

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia...

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show starts today! Stop by the mansion this weekend to continue your discovery of fine art and decor in our collections.


3 days ago

3 days ago

Feds will retry former Philly Sheriff John Gr...

Feds will retry former Philly Sheriff John Green http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/feds-will-retry-former-philly-sheriff-john-green-20180419.html

3 days ago

Crime: http://6abc.com/22-guns-stolen-from-up...

Crime: http://6abc.com/22-guns-stolen-from-upper-darby-gun-shop/3368342/

    22 Guns stolen from Upper Darby gun shop
    With the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms reporting that gun shop burglaries are continuing to rise at an alarming rate, it is no wonder the agency has stepped in to help the Upper Darby Police solve its latest case.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

http://phlcouncil.com/city-council-issues-rfp...

http://phlcouncil.com/city-council-issues-rfp-for-independent-audit-of-property-assessments/

    CITY COUNCIL ISSUES RFP FOR INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS
    Philadelphia, April 19, 2018 - The City Council of Philadelphia has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified auditors of the Office of Property Assessment (OPA). A subsection of the Philadelphia Code authored by Council mandates that OPA be independently audited at least once every three years.
    http://phlcouncil.com

3 days ago

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-philadelph...

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-philadelphia-health-fair-registration-44654550964

    North Philadelphia Health Fair
    Temple University College of Public Health, Aramark and the Urban League of Philadelphia will proudly host the first annual North Philadelphia Health Fair on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The focus of this year's health fair will be kidney health. Healthy kidneys are important for your overall health and wellbeing.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/Wi...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/With-soda-tax-money-pre-k-centers-see-rapid-growth.html

    With soda-tax money, pre-K centers see rapid growth - Philly
    Outside of Amazing Kidz Academy on Erie Avenue, Coca-Cola trucks went by, going to and from the bottling plant across the street. Inside the pre-K center, 3- and 4-year-olds played in a newly set up classroom, funded through a tax paid by their neighbors.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Opinion : Mayor Kenney never should have met ...

Opinion : Mayor Kenney never should have met with Meek Mill | Ronnie Polaneczky http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/ronnie_polaneczky/meek-mill-kenney-probation-prison-visit-jay-z-brinkley-krasner-new-trial-ronnie-polaneczky-20180419.html

    Mayor Kenney never should have met with Meek Mill | Ronnie Polaneczky - Philly
    It's been a week since Mayor Kenney had a one-on-one visit with Meek Mill in jail. It bugged me then, it bugs me now, and I've finally figured out why. Throughout his political career, Kenney has been Philly's Jimmy from the Block, reliably reading the pulse of the populace when it comes to calling out the disloyal, the silly, and the abusive.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

https://philly.curbed.com/2018/4/13/17234980/...

https://philly.curbed.com/2018/4/13/17234980/construction-soon-design-centric-workspace-suburban-station-bond-collective

    Suburban Station is getting a top floor, design-centric workspace soon
    Change is coming to Suburban Station soon in the form of a 25,000-square-foot co-working space, which will be constructed at the station's top floor this summer. The space, called Bond Station House, is being developed by Bond Collective, a design-centric workspace company.
    https://philly.curbed.com

4 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/19/pla...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/04/19/planning-officials-put-proposed-community-outreach-rules-on-hold

    Planning officials put proposed community outreach rules on hold
    On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Planning Commission put a hold on City Council legislation intended to overhaul community notification requirements about zoning changes. The proposed regulation was initially introduced as a public-safety minded response to a recent North Philadelphia housefire that killed four residents of a rooming house.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2018/04/18/phi...

http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2018/04/18/philadelphia-da-larry-krasner-incarceration

    Philadelphia DA Wants To Dismantle Mass Incarceration From The Inside Out
    Larry Krasner has been in office since January, and is already taking steps to change the way the city looks at sentencing, parole, bail and incarceration.
    http://www.wbur.org

4 days ago

4 days ago

If you're going to be out of the county on El...

If you're going to be out of the county on Election Day (5/15), or if you are handicapped, or you are 65+ years old & assigned to an inaccessible polling place, your'e eligible to apply for an absentee or alternative ballot. The deadline to apply is 5/8, and applications are due back by 5PM, so don't delay. https://www.philadelphiavotes.com/en/voters/absentee-and-alternative-ballots

    Absentee and Alternative Ballots
    You may be eligible for an absentee ballot if: You are expected to be absent from Philadelphia County on the day of the coming election because of occupation, business, or duties (including leaves of absence for teaching, vacations, and sabbatical leaves); You are a person who is or may be
    https://www.philadelphiavotes.com

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