Articles in the Center City Category
Fresh produce and homemade desserts are up for grabs every Friday at Julian Abele Park in Graduate Hospital.
Brought to you by The Friends of Julian Abele Park and the South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA), the Lancaster County-based food includes all sorts of fruits and vegetables, fruit pies, cookies, sticky buns, bread, eggs and flowers…. Read More
Spring Garden Elementary School and Julia R. Masterman Middle and High School are prime examples of schools working to combat recent budget cuts from the School District of Philadelphia. Parents, students and businesses are working together to ensure the basic educational needs of students are met…. Read More
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Mayor Michael Nutter wanted to raise additional money for schools by implementing the Actual Value Initiative in 2012. Now the mayor says AVI will be revenue neutral.
“The city is not ready to implement [AVI]. It doesn’t have all the data,” said Doerte Smith, a longtime resident and voter of Graduate Hospital…. Read More
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Lawncrest-based Attack Mode Boxing sent two fighters to compete Saturday at the Pennsylvania Golden Glove Regional Championships. The event was held at Derby Ink Gardens at 820 Spring Garden St. The two boxers who represented the gym were Kieran “The Hitman” Hooks, 18, and Marquis Dacres, 25…. Read More
The Spring Garden Street Greenway project has surpassed the urban planning phase and started the engineering stage. After a public engagement process the Pennsylvania Environment Council has decided on a preferred design for the greenway. If the project stays on schedule construction could begin as early as 2016…. Read More
The portion of North Broad Street which runs along side the Spring Garden neighborhood now hosts a business district with a variety of restaurants and residential properties. The addition of these establishments within the last decade has transformed the streetscape.
The idea of revitalizing North Broad Street was initially proposed by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission in 2005. The commission devised its Extending the Vision for North Broad Street plan which included proposals for the Spring Garden section of the street…. Read More
The primary election for the city’s chief financial auditor is May 21. There are two candidates on the forefront of AVI.
Incumbent Alan Butkowtiz said his office believes that there are more errors with property assessments under AVI than there were before…. Read More