Posts Tagged ‘Joe Frazier’

The Return Of Smokin’ Joe

The Return Of Smokin’ Joe

September 14, 2015  |  Morning Blend

400lb statue unveiled at Sports Complex, the break down of zoned land by use, the “two Philadelphias” by the numbers, and commercial redevelopment trickles up Front Street > more

The Obstacles To Preserving Joe Frazier’s Gym

The Obstacles To Preserving Joe Frazier’s Gym

August 22, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A look at the tough road ahead to preserve the North Broad treasure, Giovanni’s Room to become AIDS charity thrift store, Drexel health center doubling capacity, and how the PNB letters “slipped through the cracks” > more

Smokin' Joe Almost Ready For Bronzin'

Smokin’ Joe Almost Ready For Bronzin’

August 20, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Boxing champion's memorial statue to be ready for April unveiling, partial building collapse in Queen Village, Roxborough residents question the viability of a Wendy's on Ridge Ave, and a talk tonight on neon signs in Philly > more

Land Bank Dispute Reportedly Settled

Land Bank Dispute Reportedly Settled

December 5, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Clarke and Sanchez have reached a deal on land bank bill, trumped up statistics for MontCo prison, Art Commission OKs Frazier for XFinity Live, and the elastic budget of the Port Authority > more

Smokin’ Joe’s Gym Deemed Historic!

Smokin’ Joe’s Gym Deemed Historic!

May 1, 2013  |  Morning Blend

The North Broad Street former gymnasium added to the National Register of Historic Places, lessons for the Reading viaduct park, South Philly Free Library to close, Ellsworth Kelly exhibit at the Barnes, and architectural walking tours to begin this weekend > more