Say What? Archive: October, 2010

Solving city pension crisis short of rioting?

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Calling Philadelphia the next Greece, Philly Mag blogger Christopher Freind predicts the city's underfunded pension system some day will result... Read more

Two-wheeled or on shank's mare, Philly loves you

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Anyone who walks or travels around Philadelphia on two wheels should be encouraged by the recently unveiled “Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan... Read more

Tolerance lesson is needed

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Prejudice isn’t a word to be tossed out lightly. But no better term seems to apply to the Evesham School District’s decision to... Read more

Family Court: Pay to go away

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What’s another $1.1 million — especially when it is only taxpayers’ money? That’s how much more the state is expected... Read more

Swapping a barren landscape for an oasis of green

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In little more than two years, the exciting plan for a make-over of Dilworth Plaza on the west side of City Hall has gone from concept to nearing... Read more

All you need is love, and open borders

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A Japanese diplomat visiting Philadelphia today said Americans probably won’t face the dire economic problems in the next decade that... Read more

Proposed charter changes are on city ballot

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Four ballot questions are being put before Philadelphia voters Tuesday — most notably, a City Charter change that will expand the reach... Read more

Outside agency isn't needed to study fire safety

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Spending nearly a half-million dollars and taking half a year to study the Philadelphia Fire Department seems to have more to do with politics... Read more