You’ve never met a NICEr group

By C.T. Liotta NICE, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, helps support excellent education for all children in the George W. Childs Elementary School catchment area. This Sunday, May 20th, NICE will host the first of what it hopes will become an annual fundraiser, A NICE Night. Billed as an elegant

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No, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is not stuck in the Philippines

Have you heard from your 2nd District Councilman lately? Readers let us know about a little phishing scam funneled through an old email address for Councilman Kenyatta Johnson saying he was robbed at gunpoint in the Philippines. In case you were worried, he’s not actually stuck without luggage or money

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Plan for green space at Guerin Rec Center needs community support again

In 2014, two plans were presented to create a green space in the parking lot at Guerin Recreation Center. At that meeting, the 50 attendees almost unanimously voted for this plan, which would use a portion of the parking lot at 2201 S. 16th St. to create this green space thanks

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Shovels officially in the dirt at the Ralph Brooks Tot Lot

The groundbreaking for the new tot lot at Ralph Brooks Park finally took place yesterday afternoon at 20th and Tasker Street. Thank You! @SenTonyWilliams @ConnorBarwin98 @PhilaParkandRec @PhillyH2O @RepHarris @muralarts @PhillyRisingMDO pic.twitter.com/AazIKwnbfr — Kenyatta Johnson (@CouncilmanKJ) December 22, 2014 The event had been rescheduled multiple times due to inclement weather. While

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Report shows bicycle commuting into Center City continues to surge

The Center City District recently released a report that shows northbound bicycle commuting numbers have increased by 33.4% over the past two years. Amid rising gas prices and improved access to bike lanes, soon to include an improved Washington Ave. experience, the numbers are only expected to grow.

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