Posts Tagged ‘West Philadelphia’

Report: Philly Lead Exposure Greater Than Flint

Report: Philly Lead Exposure Greater Than Flint

February 5, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Contextualizing the Philly lead exposure numbers, L&I moves to make demolition permit process more efficient, building a stealth tower by-right, and 20 units for starving artists coming to West Philadelphia > more

Previewing Another Rebirth For The Black Bottom

Previewing Another Rebirth For The Black Bottom

January 29, 2016  |  Morning Blend

West Philly superblock to be broken up, state grant to develop and improve nine local recreation projects, DNC Committee and Kenney provide economic update, and Butkovitz enjoins agencies to consider drone usage > more

Artist Explores Pattern Of Synagogue Reuse For African American Churches

Artist Explores Pattern Of Synagogue Reuse For African American Churches

January 29, 2016  |  Vantage

Artist Zoe Cohen explores the loss of sacred places and the incidental conservation of neighborhood synagogues by African American church congregations in her multimedia series, Shul / Church Project. An exhibition of her work opens at the Abington Arts Center on February 5th > more

Contextualizing 60th Street

Contextualizing 60th Street

January 15, 2016  |  Morning Blend

The urban realities behind last week’s “ISIS attack” in West Philly, and preserving the hillside charms of Manayunk-Roxborough > more

Uncertainty Follows Cobbs Creek Golf Clubhouse Fire

Uncertainty Follows Cobbs Creek Golf Clubhouse Fire

January 6, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Restoration efforts to be invigorated or derailed by flames, an unofficial bus route map for SEPTA, Squilla to introduce anti-littering measure, and ESPO at work in Old City > more