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Lots of Philly Sidewalks Were a Snow-Covered Mess Last Week

Not only is it not snowing any longer, it’s almost temperate outside. The weather is in the 50s, and mounds of slush are melting, slowly but surely […]

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Fix It: The Old, Forgotten Police Barricades Littering Philly Streets

Look, we’re Philadelphians, so we get it: Messy sidewalks are just another part of daily life, like paying taxes or cleaning up dog crap. Would […]

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Fixed. Fixed. Fixed. The Unmarked Onramp on 24th Street, the Vanishing Bike Lanes on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Trash-Filled MSB Sign — All Fixed.

There are a lot of things in Philadelphia that grind our gears. In the last few weeks, we highlighted three such problems: a dangerous, unmarked freeway […]

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Fix It: The Incredible Vanishing Bike Lanes on Pennsylvania Avenue

Between 10,000 and 20,000 vehicles pass through Pennsylvania Avenue on any given weekday. It’s the street that many people use get to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Eakins Oval, […]

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Fix This: The Embarrassing Metaphor That Is the Trash-Filled Municipal Services Building Sign

This September, as many as two million people (and maybe more) will bum-rush Philadelphia to see Pope Francis. Lots of them will walk by the Municipal […]

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Fix It: The Terrifying Unmarked On-Ramp Near Eakins Oval

The unmarked on-ramp on 24th Street in Philadelphia is a death trap. I mean, look at it on the right. Located alongside Eakin’s Oval on the […]