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5 Things We Hope (or Fear) Will Happen: Our 2019 Wish and Worry List

Now that the final chapter of 2018 is being written, it’s time to turn our gaze ahead into the year to come. We already identified […]

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Sex-Positive Club Owner on Zoning Permit Revocation: “We’re Not Backing Down”

After several months of controversy over its desire to turn the historic Tacony Music Hall in lower Northeast Philly into a community center serving the […]


What’s Developing in Your Neighborhood? This New Form Lets You Find Out

The whole point of the 2012 zoning code overhaul was to make it easier for builders and developers to build and develop in Philadelphia by […]

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New A.C. Master Plan Loosens Up Longtime Zoning Restrictions

This week the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, the body that controls Atlantic City’s Tourism District, gave the green light on changes to the city’s master […]


Report: Blatstein Offered $18 Million for Vacant Lot at Broad & Washington

Developer Bart Blatstein agreed to pay $18 million for a vacant lot at the corner of Broad & Washington under a contract with the property’s […]

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Board Finally Approves Blatstein’s Broad & Washington Project, Litigation Still Pending

The Zoning Board of Adjustment voted 5-0 to approve developer Bart Blatstein’s proposed apartment tower and rooftop retail village at Broad & Washington in South […]


Broad & Washington: Anatomy of an Unvote

Since we’re sure many of you following the saga of 1001 South Broad, Bart Blatstein’s megaproject at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Washington […]

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Johnson Calls for Construction Moratorium at Broad & Washington

On Wednesday, the Zoning Board of Adjustment voted to approve developer Bart Blatstein’s plans for a 32-story apartment tower and rooftop retail village on a […]


Loco Pez Is Coming to Graduate Hospital

Over the summer we told you that the Twi-Lite Lounge at 20th and Bainbridge had been acquired by Loco Pez owner Joe Beckham and his […]


Headlines: Greensgrow Farms Expanding With West Philly Garden Center

Kensington-based Greensgrow Farms has visions of opening a new West Philly garden center at 5123-29 Baltimore Avenue. West Philly Local says that the group will […]


Another Delay for Crime & Punishment Brewing

Crime & Punishment Brewing Company has hit another roadblock as it attempts to open a brewpub on Girard Avenue in Brewerytown. The City of Philadelphia is […]


Morning Headlines: City Council Proposes Bills on Housing Affordability and Rezoning

City Council was back in session yesterday, and Jared Brey at PlanPhilly has the details on bills introduced by Kenyatta Johnson, Mark Squilla and Darrell […]


Pennsport Hearing for Mellody Brewing Company

While a zoning meeting may not grab your attention at first, when there’s the possibility of a brewery involved it just might. Tonight, Tuesday, June 24th, […]


The South Philly Barbacoa Will Not Happen at Isaiah Zagar Garage

The Passyunk Post is reporting that the South Philly Barbacoa project from Benjamin Miller and his wife Cristina Martinez will not be happening in the Isaiah Zagar […]

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TLA Pitches Movie Theater to Northern LIberties

TLA’s Ray Murray went in front of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association last night to shed some light on his plans for Warehouse Cinema, the […]