Morning Headlines: Northern Liberties Sinkhole Leaves Resident With No Water

Sinkhole on 900 block of  North Randolph Street Photo Credit: 6ABC Local

Sinkhole on 900 block of North Randolph Street
Photo Credit: 6ABC Local

• Hear what the Water Department had to say about the sinkhole that appeared in Northern Liberties this Thursday. 6ABC got an up close look.
The Inquirer’s Stephan Salisbury tells us activist group Avenging the Ancestors Coalition wants to challenge the city’s plans regarding the Mother Bethel burial ground at beneath Weccoe Playground.
• Could there be a mixed-use development in Rittenhouse Square’s future? The Toll Brothers have been eyeing up a certain long-vacant site, says Natalie Kostelni from the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Philadelphia Weekly’s Bill Chenevert reports on why the history behind Giovanni’s Room should make you want to support brick & mortar bookstores.

• State officials have yet to say anything about new preservation tax credit regulations, according to Amy Worden of the Inquirer’s Harrisburg Bureau. How long will developers be kept waiting?
• Curious about next year’s hottest housing markets? Zillow has published their predictions.
Chestnut Hill Local’s Len Lear reports on the newly renovated Brittingham restaurant.