Monthly Archives: September 2012

Walking the walk

Walking the walk July 13, 2011 – Bigwigs in government walk the streets of Frankford to get a firsthand view of blight. It’s an urban given: Walk around any city neighborhood and you’ll spot something that needs fixing. Last week, … Continue reading

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Annette John-Hall: With Philly Rising, reclaiming neighborhoods, one at a time

Annette John-Hall: With Philly Rising, reclaiming neighborhoods, one at a time May 20, 2011 – After Michael Nutter handily defeated T. Milton Street Sr. in the Democratic primary Tuesday night, the mayor told supporters he wanted the “new Philadelphia” to … Continue reading

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NUTTER IS IMPROVING PHILLY ONE BLOCK AT A TIME

NUTTER IS IMPROVING PHILLY ONE BLOCK AT A TIME May 3, 2011 –  It’s not what you could really call a comprehensive redevelopment plan, not yet, but for the first time since Mayor Nutter took office, his administration is developing … Continue reading

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PhillyRising program aims to put people and resources together

PhillyRising program aims to put people and resources together Apr. 28, 2011 – What causes crime? It’s a question with many answers. And, in order to combat the myriad causes of criminal activity in neighborhoods throughout the city, police officials … Continue reading

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New tactics for handling panhandlers

New tactics for handling panhandlers Apr. 3, 2011 – With a glittering $783 million Convention Center expansion to showcase, downtown hotels and other stakeholders in Philadelphia’s hospitality industry have partnered with city agencies to deal with a highly complex, though … Continue reading

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Frankford to be Test Area for PhillyRising

Frankford to be Test Area for PhillyRising March 3, 2011 -We’re investing in our communities and they’re stepping up and joining us in a new partnership to move this city forward. Let me tell you about one of those communities, … Continue reading

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