Posts Tagged ‘Fairmount’

My Favorite Place: Eastern State Penitentiary

My Favorite Place: Eastern State Penitentiary

March 14, 2014  |  My Favorite Place, Uncategorized

Work in your favorite place? Sure, if your job's at a historic prison in a state of fabulous decay. Director of Tours Fran Dolan takes us behind the scenes to some of Eastern State's secret spots > more

From Independence Square To Independence Square: Current Events Seen Through Philadelphia's Ukrainian Community

From Independence Square To Independence Square: Current Events Seen Through Philadelphia’s Ukrainian Community

March 5, 2014  |  Vantage

In the past month, Ukraine has taken the world stage through peaceful demonstrations that turned violent, an ousted president and resulting makeshift government, and now a looming crisis in Crimea as the Russian military moves in. The situation has the United States and European Union preparing for the worst. During the same period, our Theresa Stigale has followed events by meeting with the Ukrainian community of Philadelphia > more

Fairmount Residents Rehabilitate ESP Perimeter

Fairmount Residents Rehabilitate ESP Perimeter

September 10, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Corinthian Gardens cleans up street next to Eastern State, safety concerns for Goldtex, conference-goers explore North Philly’s reclaimed lots, and Nelson Mandela mural dripping to the sidewalk > more

As Infill Row House Projects Abound, A Designer Weighs The Issues

As Infill Row House Projects Abound, A Designer Weighs The Issues

August 22, 2013  |  Vantage

Bloated, super-sized row houses are the norm in new construction. Reviewing several new projects, Fátima Olivieri explores the design issues and the causes underlying this trend > more

Lessons From Home2 Suites

Lessons From Home2 Suites

August 21, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Jobs near the Convention Center, ecclesiastical agriculture in West Philly, perhaps not enough respect for the Civic Design Review process?, and SEPTA's "ghost subways" > more