Heard in the Hall Archive: September, 2011

Making Philly better for pedestrians

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Sometimes, walking like a Philadelphian means dodging cars, turning an ankle in a surprise divot in the sidewalk or hoofing it in the street... Read more

Mayor Nutter bets microbrews, is offered Bud in return

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Budweiser for microbrews? C'mon, can't Mayor Nutter cut a better deal for his bet with the mayor of St. Louis in anticipation of the upcoming... Read more

NBC10 offers air time to Republican mayoral candidate

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Philadelphia's NBC affiliate announced this afternoon it's offering airtime to the Republican mayoral candidate, Karen Brown, but Brown is... Read more

Making fun of City Council

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Another city GOP candidate is using humor to try to help his chances on election day. Michael Untermeyer, a candidate for a Republican council... Read more

Redistricting Map Passes; Goes to Mayor

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As expected, Council this morning passed the redistricting map proposed by Council members Frank DiCicco and James F. Kenney, passing over... Read more

West Philadephia rehab facility misses city payment, may face eviction

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A West Philadelphia facility that helps women recover from drug and alcohol abuse and domestic violence says it faces eviction Friday because... Read more

New curfew law being introduced

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Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown is planning to introduce a new curfew bill during the Council meeting Thursday on behalf of the administration... Read more

DiCicco-Kenney map poised to pass Council

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Although he cautioned that the process was still "fluid," Councilman Frank DiCicco said his colleagues are likely to pass the redistricting... Read more