Archive for June 6th, 2012

What's Up With The Gretz Brewery?

What’s Up With The Gretz Brewery?

June 6, 2012  |  News

In our second Beer Week installment, Dan Wisniewski finds another vintage brewing plant, the 1861 Gretz brewery, with some motivated advocates pushing for reuse, but no clear path forward > more

Goldtex Project Calls City-Wide Union Dominance In Construction Into Question

Goldtex Project Calls City-Wide Union Dominance In Construction Into Question

June 6, 2012  |  News

Ryan Briggs reveals what's at stake in the showdown between unions and Post Brothers, the developer who says all-union projects can't be built without public subsidy. The rub: Philadelphia has "Manhattan building costs with Baltimore rents" > more

How To Paint A Mural

How To Paint A Mural

June 6, 2012  |  Vantage

Looking for the Phillies mural being painted at 24th and Walnut? You won't find it there--like many murals commissioned by the city's Mural Arts Program, it's being painted on "parachute cloth" and will be installed later on site. Steve Weinik has the inside view > more

SEPTA Making The Most Of Federal Stimulus Dollars

SEPTA Making The Most Of Federal Stimulus Dollars

June 6, 2012  |  Morning Blend

SEPTA has gone through federal stimulus funding, the Episcopal Cathedral's claim of "public interest" in demolishing two historic brownstones, a fight for and against the development of a Manayunk hillside, and > more

In Danger, Joe Frazier's Gym Draws National Attention

In Danger, Joe Frazier’s Gym Draws National Attention

June 6, 2012  |  Buzz

The National Trust places Joe Frazier's legendary North Philly gym on its annual list of most endangered buildings > more