Mayor Nutter vetoed a bill that would require a zoning variance for any new medical offices in the northeast section of the city. But City Council quickly overrode the veto.
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave two of its “Neighborhood Builders” awards, each accompanied by a $200,000 check, to Tech Impact and the People’s Emergency Center.
The Ospreys, which are completed in Texas, mean jobs for two-thirds of the 6,200 workers at the Ridley Park plant.
City Council members have reached what officials are calling an “historic” agreement to rein in a longstanding Philadelphia problem: how to dispose of tens of thousands of vacant properties and lots.
City Council President Darrell Clarke today is unveiling his plan to remake the famed Love Park in Center City.
“At the moment, we’re looking at 63 million mobile gambling users. But this will increase; by 2018, we’re expecting it to be about 164 million users,” analyst Sian Rowlands says.
A creative, new use for vending machines will be unveiled, tonight, at a Center City coffee shop.
It was a start to one of the earliest seasons in recent memory. As a cold snap set in, Big Boulder opened its terrain parks before Thanksgiving and other Pocono resorts weren’t far behind.
The panel convened to call attention to the issue also reinforced how hard it is to combat this type of crime.
Councilmembers questioned the city’s fleet manager, Christopher Cocci, concerning the September blaze that heavily damaged a firehouse at 4th and Arch Streets.
Mayor Nutter kicked things off by presenting proclamations to the co-captains of each of the service academies.
For a total of $135, a netted Frazer Fir, seven to eight feet tall and fixed with a stand, will be delivered from Home Depot to your door.
It is the second major relief program to result from the new property assessments that were mailed out earlier this year, for tax bills that are due early next year.
The new affordable housing development is the nation’s first LEED-ND “plantinum” development, representing $48 million in federal tax credits and private investment.
Philadelphia school district chief operating officer Fran Burns told Council’s Rules Committee that passage of the bill doesn’t guarantee that the district will follow through on putting ads in schools.