Posts Tagged ‘Mount Airy’

$100 Million Velodrome Proposed For FDR Park

$100 Million Velodrome Proposed For FDR Park

December 4, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Developers plan to beautify and replace South Philly parkland, a colorful art exhibit for Awbury Arboretum, and City Council gets to "Know Your Neighborhood" through data mapping > more

ICE STORM 2014: <em>Beautiful But Deadly</em>

ICE STORM 2014: Beautiful But Deadly

February 6, 2014  |  News

As though the wet, heavy snow wasn't enough, Mother Nature polished it off with a nice, icy sheen. The 1-2 punch proved a bit too much for many in Penn's Woods, and falling trees took out power, homes, and cars. Brad Maule surveys the damage in West Mount Airy > more

Following Allens/Allen's/Allen Lane to the Origins of Mount Airy

Following Allens/Allen’s/Allen Lane to the Origins of Mount Airy

January 9, 2014  |  Vantage

Across the street from the Wawa at Germantown Avenue and Allens Lane, a historical marker traces the roots of Mount Airy. William Allen, Chief Justice of colonial Pennsylvania—and British Loyalist—built his estate here in 1750. Neighborhood resident Brad Maule profiles Allen's influence on young Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, then considers s's and apostrophes on Allens/Allen's/Allen Lane > more

PennDOT To Buy Out Property Owners To Widen I-95

PennDOT To Buy Out Property Owners To Widen I-95

October 24, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Reviving 95 through eminent domain, a mixed-use for Spruce Hill, Wissahickon Park grows by six-acres, and marveling at a Furness-lookalike on the Avenue of the Arts > more

Re-remembering Philly’s War Heroes

Re-remembering Philly’s War Heroes

May 24, 2013  |  Morning Blend

A defaced memorial in Mount Airy, Lower Lancaster plan complete, a pop-up beer garden on Broad Street, Amistad sails to town, and a fun mural for Point Breeze > more