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Old Posted Apr 6, 2009, 7:17 PM
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Originally Posted by philatonian View Post
I think SCRUB has lost a lot of clout for abandoning their position as the anti-blight coalition. They're becoming seen as more of an anti-progress organization and aside from a handful of penniless hippies, they've turned off a lot of would-be supporters with the means to fund them.

I have a feeling Foxwoods and the state will be calling the shots on Market East here soon, and given what this should-be hub of commerce has become in the past 20 years, I can't say I'm all too upset about that.
The old Strawbridge and Clothier is pretty much the best place to put a slots barn in Philadelphia, especially if it's going to eventually have table games. And it doesn't seem to be attracting the amount of NIMBYism that the Gallery locale did.
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