If you want to acquire city-owned land for your development, you should have all your permitting, licensing and tax-compliance ducks in a row. At least, […]
Gideon Rettich is a master woodworker in Philadelphia, but he’s not going to be able to get into his studio for a while. You see, […]
Starting this morning, a judge and teams of lawyers will begin to winnow a pool of potential jurors in the Salvation Army building collapse case. […]
The United States Attorney’s Office charged former Philadelphia Licenses & Inspections employee John Wright with attempted extortion on Monday.
At noon Tuesday, Mayor Jim Kenney, Licenses and Inspections Commissioner David Perri and several other city officials met at Nicetown Court Apartments to discuss a big, intrusive, unsightly […]
[Updated 6:50 p.m.] Philadelphia might be ranked the fourth most-walkable city in the country, but the on-the-ground reality for pedestrians in many neighborhoods suggests otherwise: […]
A man posing as a city inspector has falsely informed residents in three separate locations that their properties were scheduled for demolition, police said Friday. The suspect, […]
Philadelphia has a novel and seemingly highly effective anti-blight law on the books known as the Doors & Windows ordinance. The law empowers the City […]
After repeatedly bashing the Licenses & Inspection department over the past few months, Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz upped the ante Wednesday by calling for the head of the agency […]
Philadelphia’s Licenses & Inspections department isn’t backing down from its brawl with the Point Breeze pop-up beer garden.
The Point Breeze Pop-Up that brought a pop-up beer garden to a once vacant lot on Point Breeze Avenue was closed by Licenses and Inspections. The […]
1. Mayor Michael Nutter performed “Rapper’s Delight” with The Roots at the Philly 4th of July Jam this weekend. The gist: You remember when Mayor Nutter did it at […]