Last week, Las Vegas casino owner Steve Wynn presented his plans for a $900 million casino and hotel dubbed “Wynn Philadelphia” on the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown, on land north of the SugarHouse Casino.
Property owners can expect to get their actual value assessments in the mail this week, and the city’s fiscal watchdog predicted there will plenty of winners and losers when it comes to paying property taxes next year.
City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) held the first meeting of a working group to develop a plan for the former Philadelphia Coke Company factory site last Wednesday evening.
Fishtown man Syboll — who has no last name since he legally changed it in 1998 — is nothing if not full of personality.
A police district advisory council last week banned civilian members from carrying guns to its meetings. It could very well be the first time any kind of community group adopted a weapons ban.
PRWCAN meets tonightThe next meeting of the Port Richmond West Community Action Network is tonight at 7, at 2950 Memphis St. The meeting will feature the “New Leash on Life” program, “Hoss,” a canine graduate of the Philadelphia Prison System, the Animal Care and Control Team, and the Red Paw Emergency Relief Team. For information, call 267-650-6168. ••