- Naked Philly reports that 1919 Market Street is set for development, with Brandywine Realty Trust preparing for a 25-story residentially focused mixed use at the site of the Horticultural Society’s “pop up garden” last summer.
- Next American City espouses the need for the city to better accommodate low-paying jobs in a bid to pragmatically decrease poverty levels. “Workers who make more than the minimum wage — and whose wages aren’t stolen — mean a larger, deeper tax base, which is essential for cities like Philly that aren’t likely to get more help from the state or federal government.”
- Main Street Manayunk businesses are making good use of their closest green space, having held a tug of war and barbeque event in Pretzel Park on Monday evening. NewsWorks was at the Olympic-inspired event, intended as a community-building program.
- Pennsylvania Governor Corbett announces that the dredging of the Delaware—from 40 to 45 feet—will begin in the next month.
- Eyes on the Street is trying to determine which Center City thoroughfare—Broad, Market, or the Parkway—is the most dangerous for a pedestrian to cross.
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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