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How to Report Bike Lane Potholes in Philly

Thank you, thank you, PlanPhilly, for offering up a very useful guide to how to report potholes in Philly bike lanes, because Lord knows after […]


Streets Dept Announces TEDx Walk

Exciting news! In conjunction with TEDxPhiladelphia 2014, Conrad Benner — creator of the street art blog Streets Dept and Property contributor– will be hosting a TEDx […]

Utility trench or Pothole at 18th and walnut rittenhouse
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In Philadelphia, It’s the Worst Winter for Potholes — Ever

On the heels of yesterdays’ news of our snowiest half-decade ever, there’s an interesting fact in this story by PlanPhilly’s Christine Fisher: The Philadelphia Streets […]

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This Is Why Your Trash Hasn’t Been Picked Up

On Tuesday, Philly Mag’s Victor Fiorillo noted his trash hadn’t been picked up in awhile, and made a dire threat/promise to dump his garbage on […]


Dear Streets Department: Please Pick Up the Freaking Trash

This is my trash. It is sitting on my curb in Philadelphia. It has been sitting there since 6:45 a.m. on Monday morning, when I […]

Utility trench or Pothole at 18th and walnut rittenhouse
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Welcome to Pothole Hell, Philadelphia

Now that this brutal winter has had its way with us — and I’m just going to pretend that there’s not an entire month of […]


Philadelphia Trash Pickup Will Happen on Presidents Day

Monday may be a federal holiday, but the people who pick up your trash in Philadelphia don’t have the day off. Sanitation workers from the […]

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HEADS UP: Street’s Dept. Giving Away NoseGo-Ishknits Sculpture

Conrad Benner’s local street-art blog Streets Dept. is celebrating its three-year anniversary by giving away this wall-hanging sculpture that was created by artists NoseGo and […]