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News

Council Bill Would Prohibit Bulletproof Glass at Convenience Stores

Earlier this month, Councilwoman Cindy Bass introduced a bill to better regulate the hundreds of “stop and go” convenience stores that operate predominantly in Philadelphia’s […]

News

OPINION: Pa. Democrats, Quit Blaming Stop-and-Go Stores and Fault Yourselves

Welcome to Prohibition Philadelphia, 2017: the town where Democrats apparently still believe — almost 90 years after American gangster and black-market-liquor entrepreneur Al Capone did […]

Business

City Council Votes to Replace Wells Fargo as Philly Payroll Bank

On Thursday, Philadelphia City Council unanimously approved a bill that will allow the Office of the City Treasurer to replace Wells Fargo as the bank […]

Business

Philly May Soon Drop Wells Fargo as City Payroll Bank

On Monday, City Council’s Committee on Finance voted unanimously to approve a bill that would drop Wells Fargo as the bank in charge of the […]

Property

Saved: Infusion of Funds Means Germantown YWCA Won’t Be Demolished

Good news for those of your following along with the situation at the historic Germantown YWCA. Councilwoman Cindy Bass will assign $2.2 million in Neighborhood […]

Property

Restoration Project Planned for Vernon Park

Well, we can see why Councilwoman Cindy Bass might feel adamant about preserving the YWCA on Germantown Ave for future use as a potential community center: steps away from […]

Property

Morning Headlines: The Curious Case of the Germantown YWCA

The fate of the historic Germantown YWCA building hangs in the balance due to a standoff between District Councilwoman Cindy Bass, developer Ken Weinstein and […]