Water, Streets departments on tap for Philly budget hearings, Center City getting LGBT-friendly senior housing

    Good morning, Feeders!

    It’s another day in City Council chambers for Tom MacDonald as budget hearings get underway for the Water and Streets departments, as well as other agencies.

    Carolyn Beeler will get more details on the LGBT-friendly, affordable senior housing development in Center City. What exactly makes housing LGBT-friendly?

    Peter Crimmins is working on a stoyr for us about perma-culture on vacant lands in South Philadelphia and how one group’s efforts to revitalize vacant property is different from another’s.

    Lizz Fiedler and Emma Lee are headed to Camden where they’re scoping out a coffee shop that also does your taxes.

    And Emma Jacobs is checking out a new concept in New Jersey that would apply charges for certain 9-1-1 calls.

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