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August 5: No action on school funding | Pier 53 could open soon | Suburban poverty on the rise | What’s next for Destination Maternity building?
9 years ago
August 4: Our new $70M budget hole | More parking variances from ZBA | Useless sharrows | PUC wants to curb rooftop solar
August 1: Cigarette tax session cancelled | Zoning fix for multi-generational housing | City government’s Innovation Lab | Highway funding gimmicks
July 31: Johnson and Farnese back pop-ups | Cig tax in trouble | New Kid Hazo | Capturing transit land values
July 30: University City crime rates dropping | $106M for The Gallery | Big win for NACTO | How to force a Sheriff’s sale
Senator (and Mayoral candidate) Anthony Williams pens letter to LCB supporting pop-up beer gardens
Would a new pop-up “industry” be a bad thing for Philly?
July 29: Renaming 30th St. Station | Laura Sparks to head William Penn | Local impact of the downgrade | Bike share as transit
July 28: Local taxis embrace e-hailing | Wolf on state’s education funding share | Clamors for transportation choice | Philly as blight fighting model
July 25: Philly as car-free retirement colony | Radar gun fight | African-Americans and bike share | $10.5B in new transpo projects
Drone photographer Matt Satell wants to create the go-to site for aerial images of Philly
July 24: John Taylor on defense over pop-ups | SEPTA ridership down | Gathering of the block captains | Philly’s high income tax
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