Commerce Department officials said it’s tough to reclaim industrial jobs in Philadelphia which have fled to other parts of the country — or other countries.
Tucked between the US Coast Guard Station and the Sheet Metal Workers’ union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, is the Washington Avenue Pier.
Councilman Jim Kenney was among those questioning deputy maoyr Alan Greenberger about the value of Mayor Nutter’s taxpayer-funded overseas trips.
Two projects that will become Philadelphia’s tallest residential and commercial towers went before the City Planning Commission for zoning amendments.
This year’s edition, March 1st through 9th, is called “ARTiculture,” exploring the “fusion of art and horticulture.”
Wynn Resorts has withdrawn its licensing application for a second casino in Philadelphia.
“If it’s got wheels on it, we paint it,” says Axalta vice president Michael Crickenberger.
“The three proposals in South Philadelphia are less likely to induce further development and less likely to generate a new audience than the other three proposals,” city commerce director Alan Greenberger told a state oversight panel.
The May e-mails from representatives of the owner of the building at 22nd and Market Streets included warnings about the safety of the Salvation Army Thrift Shop while the demolition of the neighboring building was in progress.
It’s an idea to breathe new life into a languishing former industrial area between Philadelphia International Airport and University City.
“The old family court building on Logan Circle would make an ideal small hotel,” says the mayor’s commerce director, Alan Greenberger.
A Philadelphia official has told the state gaming board that the city is still evaluating the six proposals for a second casino in Philadelphia and hasn’t decided yet which one it likes best.
Philadelphia City Councilman Bill Greenlee is once again trying to get the “Healthy Families and Workplaces” bill passed.
After a day-long hearing, a Philadelphia City Council committee hasapproved a bill that forces local businesses to offer workers paid sick leave.
With jobs in manufacturing on the rise across the country, Mayor Michael Nutter has created a task force to find ways Philadelphia can jump on that bandwagon.