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Councilwoman Bass Commits Immediate Funds To Stabilize The Germantown YWCA

Councilwoman Bass Commits Immediate Funds To Stabilize The Germantown YWCA

March 19, 2015  |  Buzz

With the fate of Germantown's historic YWCA in balance, Councilwoman Cindy Bass says she will stabilize and renovate while waiting for a new round of development proposals for the site, which advocates feared would be torn down > more

From The Annals Of City Administration: Introducing The SuperCube

From The Annals Of City Administration: Introducing The SuperCube

March 19, 2015  |  Buzz

Close quarters, coworking, handmade furniture, and city government all converge inside One Parkway Building to form THE SUPERCUBE > more

Worldwide InstaMeet Day At The Woodlands

Worldwide InstaMeet Day At The Woodlands

March 16, 2015  |  Buzz

Join us on Saturday, March 21st for Worldwide Instameet Day and help celebrate our city of neighborhoods inside West Philly's 19th century cemetery The Woodlands. > more

Focusing On The Petty

Focusing On The Petty

February 17, 2015  |  Buzz

For the past 99 years, Citgo has owned, used, and leased out Petty's Island. But in 2020, industry will have vacated and remediated the island, creating a wide open future for the 300-acre island and the opportunity to bring Philadelphia, Camden, and Pennsauken together in the middle of the Delaware River. This future—environmental, cultural, economic—was the focus of this year's Better Philadelphia Challenge, whose $5,000 prize will be awarded at tomorrow's Edmund N. Bacon Awards Ceremony > more

At Philly U, Building Amber Long's Legacy

At Philly U, Building Amber Long’s Legacy

January 19, 2015  |  Buzz

One year since the savage murder of the young architect Amber Long, Philly U looks to carry on her work--and her impact. On this day of service, here's one way to give, says Nathaniel Popkin > more