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New Life For Former Theater, Jazz Club

New Life For Former Theater, Jazz Club

February 2, 2012  |  News

North Philadelphia's Tioga Theater, which once hosted jazz greats Dizzy Gillespie and Sarah Vaughan, will be reincarnated as a community-oriented banquet hall > more

Little Park, Long View

Little Park, Long View

February 1, 2012  |  News

Long anticipated Hawthorne Community Park, slated to open this spring, is a window on shifting priorities in urban development > more

A Side Street Saga Continues

A Side Street Saga Continues

January 31, 2012  |  News

Figuring out whether tiny Irving Street is public or private has pitted neighbor against neighbor > more

Third Regiment Armory Pinned Down In Legal Crossfire

Third Regiment Armory Pinned Down In Legal Crossfire

January 27, 2012  |  News

Stuck in a legal quagmire, the old Third Regiment Armory has been vacant for eight years--but help may be on the way > more

Frankford Avenue Drawing More Than A Dozen New Projects

Frankford Avenue Drawing More Than A Dozen New Projects

January 26, 2012  |  News

With a hotel, theater, market, and new shops and restaurants coming, are the days of drag racing and short dumping over? We survey the scene and talk to some of the developers and observers close to the action > more