Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.
Efforts to dissolve SRC will have to wait, goats cleaning up the Manayunk Bridge Trail head, SEPTA’s desperation with naming rights, and Fishtown’s Delaware Station up for sale > more
Donation will help add space and services to six branches, artist selected for 22nd & Market memorial sculpture, Lea Elementary gets playground equipment and planting beds, and the West Philly Tool Library raises $10K > more
Developer updates building plans, Avenue North at Temple losing tenants, Brown and Holt families both want control of Southport facilities, Socialist campaigns for homestead exemption in West Philly, and tips to stay in your home (in a gentrifying neighborhood) > more
Firm to seek “functional, aesthetic, sustainable and progressive" interior, finalists for green building award, Corbett Administration to grant $2.5 million for East Market, and a coworking space for women to open in October > more
Julián Castro comes to town, first American Salvation Army facility being shopped around, fundrasing for a new Columbus Square Park, and mysterious signage pops up in vacant South Philly Blatstein lot > more