- The Daily Pennsylvanian looks at ENIAC, the world’s first completely electronic computer, conceived and constructed on Penn’s campus in 1946.
- The Daily News was at last night’s public meeting concerning the proposed North Central Neighborhood Improvement District. It appears that the number of landlords (who would exclusively foot the bill) is divided for and against.
- Philadelphia Weekly reports that the Zoning Board of Adjustment has overturned the permit granted to a methadone clinic to be set up in the Holmesburg section of the Northeast. This comes after months of public backlash against the proposal.
- Curbed Philly takes a look at the show biz history of the up-for-sale Schwarzwald Inn restaurant at 2nd & Olney.
- Eyes on the Street checks in on Dickinson Square Park’s improvements now underway, which include new pathways and lampposts, as well some tree trimming.
- Adding insult to injury, the Friends of the Barnes Foundation—a group opposed to the gallery’s move from Montgomery County—ordered to pay the other side’s legal fees, reports NewsWorks.
About the author
Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.
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