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Enterprise Center plans culinary incubator in W. Philly

Enterprise Center plans culinary incubator in W. Philly Source: Philadelphia Business Journal Date: August 16, 2010 Byline: Natalie Kostelni The Enterprise Center is hopeful it will break ground this fall on a long-planned culinary incubator in which chefs who currently work out of their home kitchens, taste testing their secret chili or oatmeal cookie recipes, will have an… Read More

West Philadelphia: The Plan of The Center for Culinary Enterprise

West Philadelphia: The Plan of The Center for Culinary Enterprise Source: Philadelphia Neighborhoods Date: June 29, 2010 Byline: Kimberly Wood and Ashley Myers As you walk south on 48thStreet, just passed Spruce, you’ll see a decrepit and vacant grocery store with a big sign in the window that says, “Coming Soon! Center for Culinary Enterprises.” This dilapidated building… Read More

The Future Is Now

Source: Philadelphia City Paper Date: December 16, 2009 Byline: Nathaniel Popkin The Future is Now In 1959, planner extraordinaire Edmund Bacon imagined that in 50 years, “no part of Philadelphia is ugly or depressed.” What does the next half-century have in store? On the first morning of December, milky light streaks the city and the day gets going.… Read More

Ed Bacon’s call for a post-oil economy

Source: Plan Philly Date: March 17, 2009 Byline: Thomas J. Walsh Ed Bacon’s call for a post-oil economy Greg Heller, a planner with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, knew what former city planning director Ed Bacon had to say about himself, and about others. Bacon was hardly shy about sharing his opinions, and tended to oversell himself.… Read More

Reformers’ Roundtable SEPTA funding fight

Source: Metro Date: June 25, 2007 Byline: Josh Cornfield Reformers’ Roundtable SEPTA funding fight Steven T. Wray, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia Gregory Heller, urban planner Marc Stier, Neighborhood Networks, transportation activist Dewitt Brown, welcometophillyville.blogspot.com PENNSYLVANIA. The state’s fiscal year officially begins Saturday, but some lawmakers in Harrisburg promise not to pass the state’s budget until dedicated funding… Read More