Posts Tagged ‘casino’

Casino Bidder Attempts To Secure License With Promise Of South Philly “Skyspire”

Casino Bidder Attempts To Secure License With Promise Of South Philly “Skyspire”

June 19, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Tower would be 10 feet taller than Seattle’s Space Needle, Blatstein envisions another Piazza along South Broad, gentrification and parking concerns with redevelopment plans for West Philly High, and the first annual Community Gardens Day this weekend > more

Vestige Of The Workshop Of The World Looks Ahead

Vestige Of The Workshop Of The World Looks Ahead

February 12, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A look at DisstonPrecision, Water Dept. releases guide for green streets, Market8 gets endorsements, Fishtown Rec Center receives new hockey rink, and healthy food options a harder sell than first thought > more

School District Success Story Receives Grant To Become A Model For Others

School District Success Story Receives Grant To Become A Model For Others

January 24, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Science Leadership Academy receives $620K, a transparent university library for the Digital Age, Blatstein gets neighborhood agreement, and a look back at “The Fairmount Parkway” > more

Casino Applicant Makes Neighborhood A Promise—For A Price

Casino Applicant Makes Neighborhood A Promise—For A Price

January 15, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Blatstein pushing for early neighborhood benefits agreement, City ready for bids for Manayunk Bridge trail project, Wissahickon receives $1 million for trail and wayfinding systems, and a return to the days of Philly Progressivism > more

In “Port Fishington,” Where Have All The NIMBYs Gone?

In “Port Fishington,” Where Have All The NIMBYs Gone?

July 31, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Olde Richmond Civic votes yes on casino plans, the push to redraw the zoning map, Haddington-grown produce instills pride, and splashing at spraygrounds > more