Archive for May, 2012

Regional Bike Trail System Unveiled

Regional Bike Trail System Unveiled

May 31, 2012  |  Buzz

Mike Szilagyi reports on the creation and branding of the The Circuit, a 250 mile non-motorized trail network local officials envision eventually tripling to 750 miles > more

Barnes Prequel On The Parkway: The Unbuilt Temple Of Music

Barnes Prequel On The Parkway: The Unbuilt Temple Of Music

May 31, 2012  |  Vantage

Jack McCarthy has the familiar story of a controversial move by a top Philadelphia arts institution to a Modern facility on the Parkway. But unlike the Barnes Museum, the Philadelphia's Orchestra's Temple of Music became a victim of the deepening Great Depression > more

Near Temple, A

Near Temple, A “Green Way” Is Taken

May 31, 2012  |  Morning Blend

A sustainable housing project breaks ground in North Philadelphia, the fight continues to retain and attain the second casino license for the city, looking at the mural artwork by "NoseGo," apartments coming to South Broad, and the industrial past of Pennsport > more

Incentives Coming For Renovating Kensington Mills

Incentives Coming For Renovating Kensington Mills

May 30, 2012  |  Buzz

A "thematic" historic district covering 48 commercial and industrial buildings in Kensington is the start of an effort to turn the Workshop of the World into an asset for the future > more

Kensington Riots Project Exhibits This Weekend

Kensington Riots Project Exhibits This Weekend

May 30, 2012  |  Buzz

An innovative art project engages in the conflicted history of Kensington's 1844 anti-Catholic riots. See the exhibit this weekend at Crane Arts > more