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Penn grads to launch reimagined corner store for Philly families in need
The Community Grocer is expected to open next year with hopes of expanding the experimental concept in the future.
1 week ago
Despite record global heat, Philly had coolest summer since 2014
Philadelphia recorded just one official heat-related death, the lowest count in 6 years.
‘More needs to be done’: Pa. lawmakers push to overhaul Philly’s for-profit eviction system
A forthcoming legislative package is designed to make lockouts safer and more predictable for tenants.
2 weeks ago
Delaware Valley realtors say even baby boomers aren’t selling their homes like before
The typical home sale cycle is completely disrupted and there’s a clog in the market dynamics, Delaware Valley realtors say.
A 1,400-foot levee could be built in Eastwick. Here’s what you need to know
In a long-awaited study, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recommended the levee to reduce flooding in the low-lying Philly neighborhood.
The Roundhouse moves closer to historic preservation with committee vote
The curvy building is considered both an architectural marvel and a symbol of police brutality.
3 weeks ago
Concept phase nearly complete for Philly’s plan to cap section of I-676
The city just released three possible designs for the massive project in Chinatown.
‘It’s a bonding thing’: Free festival aims to get Philadelphians into fishing
The annual Philly Fun Fishing Fest is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 9 along the Schuylkill River.
Philly’s FDR Park gets federal grant for stream and wetland restoration
$1.5 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will help fund work in the natural areas of FDR Park, part of a $250 million park renovation.
4 weeks ago
Housing advocates say Philly’s for-profit eviction system lacks dignity and compassion
During a committee hearing, lawmakers looked for potential ways to improve the city’s Landlord and Tenant Office.
Drexel University Biomedical gets $1M grant to pilot new minor
The university’s School of Biomedical Engineering officials say that the new academic program offers more workforce training for the growing cell and gene therapy industry.
‘The system needs to change’: Philly woman is suing OCF Realty for housing discrimination
Under city law, property owners can’t refuse to rent to a prospective tenant because they participate in a housing assistance program.
1 month ago
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