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Prepare Yourself: Here Come Flash Floods

Because blistering temperatures that prompt excessive heat warnings and severe, wake-you-up-in-the-middle-of-the-night thunderstorms weren’t bad enough this week, Mother Nature is bringing additional flash floods and heavy storms our […]

City

After Storms Wash Out Speeches, Green Party Rallies Under I-95

Thunderstorms were starting to roll in around 6:45 on Monday night, and the Green Party seemed in disarray. There was feedback on the microphone. Organizers […]

Citified

DNC Logistics: City Announces Street Closures, FDR Park Layout

Today, officials released more plans for next month’s Democratic National Convention. The layout of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, which will house most of the protestors […]

Property

Morning Headlines: The Impact of Next-Gen Digital Signage

We all know that technology changes at a break-neck speed. The latest cell phones rapidly become outdated early on within the two-year contract period. So […]

Property

Parks & Rec Commission Rejects $100 Million Velodrome Project in FDR Park

It looks as though the proposed (and privately-funded) Velodrome inside the friendly confines of FDR Park in South Philadelphia might not happen after all. The Philadelphia […]

G Philly

Stonewall Kickball Open Registration Starts Today

Sports fans, get ready: You’ve seen the players roam through the Gayborhood wearing their color-coordinated T-shirts and socks, and now you, too, can join in the […]

Be Well Philly

Massive Cycling Arena Could Be Coming to South Philly’s FDR Park

Our friends over on Philly Mag’s Property blog just alerted us to some pretty exciting news for the Philly cycling community: It looks like a […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Bicycle Racing Arena Proposed for South Philly

According to Inga Saffron, the proposed $100 million velodrome, which would sit on four of FDR Park’s 300-plus acres, has earned the blessing of both bicycle […]