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Proposed zoning overlay for Cobbs Creek Golf Course changed again
The bill, which would exempt the golf course from rules meant to prevent erosion, was amended again to further address environmental concerns.
5 days ago
Philadelphia real estate market is returning to ‘normal’
Home buying is more predictable as the Philadelphia real estate market recovers from the COVID-19 uncertainty.
6 days ago
A new phase of the Wayne Junction revitalization plan is underway
Construction is slated to start this week on Arguto Court, an adaptive reuse project featuring office space and a cafe.
After rider pushback, SEPTA delays ‘bus revolution’ until 2024
Some residents have voiced opposition to SEPTA's proposed changes, arguing they would negatively impact Black and brown transit riders the most.
1 week ago
SEPTA gas plant in Nicetown up for permit renewal
The first permit approval sparked intense opposition from residents and activists. Now some are calling for more air monitoring.
Cobbs Creek Golf Course zoning exemption gets commission approval despite opposition
Residents fear the zoning overlay could worsen flooding downstream of the golf course, but a state official and a developer’s contractor say that’s not likely.
2 weeks ago
Don’t throw away that broken item. A coalition of Philly volunteers will help you fix it
Every month, the Philly Fixers Guild helps residents salvage broken, damaged, and disassembled items — and keep them out of the landfill.
Philadelphia Housing Authority moves closer to starting construction at Westpark complex
The vote comes after a three-year delay caused by the pandemic and political opposition. Construction is expected to start early next year.
Opinion: Florida-based real estate firm is the latest to unfairly extract wealth from Black homeowners in Philadelphia
Ira Goldstein and Mitchell Little write that the latest attack on Black Philadelphians’ homeownership and wealth accumulation is a company called MV Realty.
‘People didn’t just bounce back’: Court records reveal troubling eviction trend for Philly renters
The median claim amount for eviction cases is more than double what it was prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a male-dominated construction industry, this Philly woman seeks to empower others
Monica Miraglilo worked her way into the construction industry after a career in modeling. Now she wants to empower other women to join her.
‘No work is insignificant’: When community service is what you’re called to do, you do it every day
Philly City Councilmember Kendra Brooks reflects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and encourages people to show up for their community, in whatever way they can.
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