Wednesday, October 14, 2009

New upscale hotel opening in Center City

"Having a property like Palomar by Kimpton come to Philadelphia confirms that we have made it as a city," said Ed Grose of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association."

Monday, October 12, 2009

Donna Cooper

Nice article about Donna Cooper, arguably the most powerful woman in the state right now.

Sunday, October 04, 2009

The Future of Trash's already here

The future of trash collection has been here for a while.

Saturday, October 03, 2009

The Fairmount Park Art Association

From their website, "The Fairmount Park Art Association is the nation's first private, nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating public art and urban planning. Founded in 1872, the Art Association commissions, interprets, and preserves public art in Philadelphia."
Just another one of the myriad non-profit organizations in Philadelphia working to make the City a more vibrant and excellent place to live, work, invent, or play.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Recycling in Philadelphia Up by 50 Percent

Part of the Nutter Administration's Greenworks Plan is to increase the recycling rate in the City; they've been pretty successful...recycling is up about 50%. By diverting waste that would have ended up in the landfill, residents and business saved the City nearly $5 million in landfill costs.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

City Offices in Philadelphia Moving from Spring Garden to Market Street

The move should save $30 million dollars over the next 20 years.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Is it possible?

I can't believe I haven't had a post during 2009 thus far. To be honest, my job with City government for the last 18 months has been my busiest professional endeavor, leaving little time for other activities like blogs. Hopefully I will start getting things cranked up again. Hope everybody is well.

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