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Resistance/Expansion Proposal Heads for Friday Vote

November 10, 2011 by

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The General Assembly (GA) crafted a proposal Wednesday evening to stay at Dilworth Plaza (People’s Plaza), expand to the Municipal Services Building Plaza (Thomas Paine Plaza), and make demands on City Hall. The proposal will go up for a vote on Friday. The proposal reads as follows: Occupy Philadelphia will stay at Dilworth Plaza at […]

Why Did the Big, Black Box Cross the Road?

November 8, 2011 by

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While many enjoyed the wedding at Occupy on Sunday afternoon, others were across the street in Municipal Services Building Plaza, or Thomas Paine Plaza, trying to decide how to protect a black warming box constructed overnight. A big, black box sitting adjacent to the statue of former Mayor Frank Rizzo was the issue. With no […]

Discussion on Expansion, Resistance Continues

November 7, 2011 by

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Discussion was much calmer Sunday night than previous nights as the General Assembly focused on the logistics of staying at Dilworth Plaza, also known as the People’s Plaza. The discussion was imminent due to the renovation project, slated to begin in November. A great deal of resistance surrounds the renovation project, let alone the discussion […]

Dilworth Renovation Panel Becomes Forum for Occupiers

October 29, 2011 by

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While planners of the renovation of the Dilworth Plaza planned to discuss the design process on last week, the meeting became a forum for many Occupiers to ask questions about the use of $50 million at a time of economic crisis. The City of Philadelphia is preparing for a major renovation of Dilworth Plaza, which […]

Occupy, City To Meet on Sunday

October 29, 2011 by

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A meeting is planned between Occupy members and Philadelphia city officials on Sunday at 4 p.m., when representatives from Occupy can provide the city with a letter drafted by Occupiers, according to an announcement during Thursday’s General Assembly. The meeting with city officials is among several important meetings on Sunday. At noon, Occupiers are encouraged […]