PhillyClout Archive: July, 2013

Performance artist: Take a break, City Hall drones

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Is he a tour guide? A protester? A City Hall staffer in exile? That’s what passersby thought when they spotted Daniel Westfield, 27... Read more

PICA postpones vote on five-year plan

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The state board that oversees Philly’s finances postponed a vote on the city’s five-year fiscal plan yesterday, saying it is short-staffed... Read more

Nutter administration officials highlight anti-crime strategy

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Top Nutter administration officials held a City Hall press conference today to highlight the city’s “collaborative approach”... Read more

Workers rally for higher minimum wage

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About 40 people gathered outside City Hall today to call for a federal higher minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 per hour. “Everybody... Read more

ZBA votes against Ori Feibush' Point Breeze project

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The Zoning Board of Adjustment voted against a proposal today for a controversial project in Point Breeze by developer Ori Feibush. The decision... Read more

Charter change could make it harder for Mayor to challenge arbitration awards

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Mayor Nutter has repeatedly appealed a firefighters' arbitration award and now the union has teamed up with other union leaders and elected... Read more

Nutter administration releases documents related to building collapse

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The Nutter adminsitration released today scores of documents related to the deadly Center City building collapse. Previously the administration... Read more

Butkovitz warns of uncertain conditions in city's five-year plan

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City Controller Alan Butkovitz says the city's five-year plan is reasonable, but warned of several uncertain conditions that could impact Philadelphia's... Read more