- Cedar park residents had a chance to voice their opinions on the proposed construction of a mixed-use building on a currently vacant lot at 4812 Baltimore Avenue, reports University City Review. The four-story complex’s contemporary design proved the most consistent of concerns—with many worried that it would differ too greatly from the surrounding architecture.
- Mayor Nutter will veto a City Council bill allowing for digital signage atop the Electric Factory music venue at 7th & Callowhill, claiming once more that the legislation would endanger federal highway funding. Councilman Mark Squilla is considering a push to override the veto.
- Naked Philly says the corner property at 1308-10 Point Breeze Avenue will soon receive an inglorious stucco treatment as it is renovated for the offices of State Representative Jordan Harris.
- According to the Philadelphia Real Estate Blog, 13th & Chestnut is only about two months away from a soft opening of a German beer garden. Although there’s no outdoor space available, a garage door might very well be opened in the spring.
- NewsWorks’ Dave Heller talks to Home Sweet Homebrew’s George Hummel about everything craft beer in Philadelphia.
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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