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Steve Currall

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.

In Loft District, Upcoming Restaurant Aims To Bolster A Sense Of Community

In Loft District, Upcoming Restaurant Aims To Bolster A Sense Of Community

August 19, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The Brick & Mortar of a neighborhood, former leaders talk about closed transitional living program, expert says housing boom imminent, Convention Center labor agreement doing the trick, and inside Think Brownstone’s new Center City office > more

Church’s Commercial Replacement Cheats West Philly Of Appropriate Scale

Church’s Commercial Replacement Cheats West Philly Of Appropriate Scale

August 18, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The design of a one-story commercial development adds insult to injury, Blatstein preparing to demolish McIlhenny facade and dome, the history of the KYW Building, gleaning data in the Wissahickon, and the 12th Financial Empowerment Center opens > more

City Hires Lawyer To Fight Federal Lawsuit Against PGW Lien Policy

City Hires Lawyer To Fight Federal Lawsuit Against PGW Lien Policy

August 15, 2014  |  Morning Blend

What happens when tenants steal their last month’s gas, CDR approves The Study in UCity, Artisan Lofts developer Q&A, ZBA approves 10 homes for NoLibs, and woodworking in the Northwest > more

City Agrees To Increased Access, Educational Center In East Park Reservoir

City Agrees To Increased Access, Educational Center In East Park Reservoir

August 14, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Two groups leased the 37-acre site last month, Penn Health announces $1.5 billion expansion project, and Rendell and Nutter entertain the DNC > more

Out To Shut Down Asset Seizure Program, Homeowners Sue DA’s Office

Out To Shut Down Asset Seizure Program, Homeowners Sue DA’s Office

August 13, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The DA allegedly overextends itself in cash cow program, PHA breaks ground in Strawberry Mansion, the stumbling block for Cresheim Trail, a call for Amtrak trains between Suburban and Market East, and a look at the new Palladino’s design > more