PhillyClout Archive: February, 2013

Philly property owners flood city phone lines about assessments

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Philadelphia land owners took to the phone lines shortly after property assessments were released Friday and after receiving notices in the... Read more

City Councilwoman: It's inappropriate to comment on federal investigation

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When City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown's ex-campaign manager pleaded guilty to wire fraud last Thursday, she slid out of Council chambers... Read more

Plenty of candidate interest in Traffic Court, which may be abolished

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Philadelphia's Traffic Court may be nearing extinction but that hasn't deterred interest in three open seats. As of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, the... Read more

Tuesday's DN: Small Fry bball team needs help getting to championship

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The Philly All Stars youth basketball team should be headed to Disney World for the Small Fry International Basketball championship. But many... Read more

Monday's DN: There's a wax museum in Philadelphia?

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Community leaders plan to challenge property assessments under the Actual Value Initiative. Meanwhile City Controller Alan Butkovitz describes... Read more

With AVI assessments in the mail, Nutter says it's a 'historic day'

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As the city began mailing out its assessments of every plot of taxable land in the city on Friday - a major step in executing the new property-tax... Read more

Friday's DN: Clout - Schwartz for Guv looks like a sure thing

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CLOUT: Looks like we could have a heavyweight bout on our hands in the next gubernatorial race, as U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz seems increasingly... Read more

It's all love in City Council

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It’s Valentine’s Day and City Councilman Mark Squilla showed the ladies on Council some love. Squilla spent roughly $30 and purchased... Read more