Posts Tagged ‘Northeast Philadelphia’

A Look At Two Efforts To Fight Crime Through Entrepreneurship

A Look At Two Efforts To Fight Crime Through Entrepreneurship

April 2, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Nutter breaks ground on vocational training program for inmates, Atlanta man developing public safety communication network in North Philly, renovations at Gorgas Park begin, a cathartic break for one high school, and public art comes crashing down > more

Saturdays At The Library Are Back In Holmesburg—And 11 Others

Saturdays At The Library Are Back In Holmesburg—And 11 Others

February 20, 2014  |  Vantage

This Saturday, a dozen branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia will begin six-day service—they'll open on Saturdays—for the first time in four years. For the occasion, Sarah Barr profiles her local, the Holmesburg Branch > more

Why Not Speed Cameras For The Boulevard?

Why Not Speed Cameras For The Boulevard?

January 22, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Regulations needed on the Northeast thoroughfare, Comcast to engage the local startup community with next project, re-stocking the stacks in West Philly, and some preemptive demo work in Point Breeze > more

When Philly Saved The Urban Squirrel

When Philly Saved The Urban Squirrel

December 20, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Zoological preservation, a strategy for reviving the a bit of the “workshop of the world,” Logan Triangle still has no finalized development plan, something missing in Ridge Ave reuse, and have yourself “A Very Philly Christmas” > more

Weighing Futures In The Central Northeast

Weighing Futures In The Central Northeast

December 5, 2013  |  News

Reversing car dependency, creating pedestrian scale on Cottman Avenue, increasing density and mixed-uses, and preserving Midcentury Modern commercial architecture are key features of the plan as it head toward its final form. Sandy Smith reports > more