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Darrell Clarke, Gentrification Is Gentrification — Even If the Developer Is Black

“All my skinfolk ain’t kinfolk,” the legendary Black writer Zora Neale Hurston once said. This quote goes double for Black developers who profit from land […]

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Three Signs Philly Is Getting Serious About Street Safety

Back in 2015, some of us were doubtful that Philadelphia officials would support something like Vision Zero, a Swedish-born concept that cities can prevent traffic […]

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Omar Woodard on Why He’s Challenging 20-Year Incumbent Darrell Clarke

After years of working in the public sector, North Philly native Omar Woodard has officially announced his bid for City Council. The progressive millennial, who […]

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After Photo Surfaces, 3 Philly Pols Say They Won’t Endorse Jewell Williams for Reelection

What was billed as a private meeting hosted by City Council President Darrell Clarke to bring North Philadelphia’s most prominent elected officials together on the […]

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Audit Claims City Botched Latest Property Tax Assessments

City Council is calling for a complete overhaul of leadership in the city agency tasked with overseeing property tax assessments. The push comes as City […]

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The Laurel Breaks Ground Six Months Early

Yesterday (Thursday, Sept. 13), Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke (D-5th District) and Director of Planning and Development Anne Fadullon joined Southern Land Company’s top […]

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City Council Passes Budget, Construction Tax Ahead of Summer Break

Just like school kids pushing to finish their final projects before summer vacation, Philadelphia City Council on Thursday approved a flurry of measures both big […]

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Kenney, Clarke Denounce Proposal to Replace Philly’s Soda Tax

With lawmakers in Harrisburg busy discussing options to eliminate Philadelphia’s tax on soda and other sugary beverages, Mayor Kenney and City Council President Darrell Clarke […]

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No Property Tax Hike in City Council’s Alternate Budget Proposal

It didn’t take long for City Council members to become inundated with calls from concerned constituents after Mayor Jim Kenney introduced his $4.7 billion budget […]

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Darrell Clarke: I Don’t Support Temple’s Football Stadium Proposal

Temple University has yet to woo City Council President Darrell Clarke in its plans for an on-campus football stadium. the Temple News reported on Tuesday that Clarke is currently […]

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Hamilton Construction Gets Under Way With Ceremonial Brick-Breaking

Philadelphia City Council members, Community College of Philadelphia officials, and executives of Radnor Property Group gathered before an invited audience this morning (Sept. 12th) to […]

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1911 Walnut to Be Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Project

Southern Land Company appeared before the City Planning Commission today with a revised version of its proposed apartment tower on the last piece of open […]

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Single-Family Workforce Housing Comes to East Poplar

Late on Wednesday morning (May 24th) in East Poplar, City Council President Darrell Clarke, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Greg Heller, and representatives of BMK […]

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New City Initiative Seeks to Clear Home Repair Assistance Backlog

This afternoon, in front of a modest rowhome in Olney, Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke, City Council member Cherelle Parker (D-9th District) […]

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Chamber of Commerce Votes Against Philadelphia Tax Reform Plan

A coalition of city business and political leaders led by Center City District President and CEO Paul Levy and Brandywine Realty Trust President and CEO […]