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  • Plan Philly reports that the 40th Street bridge is set to reopen in early November. Closed for the past five years, the bridge will rejoin the 42nd Street bridge as a connector between Mantua and East Parkside. The area’s recent congestion will further be alleviated when the 41st Street bridge reopens.
  • The Philly Post commemorates International Peace Day with an update on the progress of the planned Envision Peace Museum by Independence Mall. Retired Philadelphia architect (and Quaker) Tony Junker sees the project—to be unveiled incrementally from 2014 to 2020—as a nexus for positive energy and understanding.
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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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