Melissa Komar

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Spinning up

If trying out a cycling class has ever crossed your mind, but you don’t want the commitment of a membership at a gym or...

River Wards events for the week of July 21

Riverfront North BIG funding The final cycle of Riverfront North BIG grants will be accepted and awarded on a rolling basis through Sept. 15. Applicants in...

A farmers’ market grows in Fishtown

It’s been nearly two years since Fishtown Neighbors Association inked a deal with New Kensington Community Development Corporation to secure a 1,600-square-foot parcel at...

Pretzels for a good cause

If you haven’t come across Elizabeth “Lizzie” Nardi strolling with her wagon through Bridesburg on any given Sunday in the summer, it was hard...

Striding in the right direction

  Thanks to the generosity of a handful of organizations, hundreds of Philadelphia youth will stride into the summer with an essential item: a pair...

Riverfront view

Residents in Bridesburg and the surrounding River Wards community can view the neighborhood in a new light thanks to a unique, ongoing photo exhibit. Riverfront...

Neighborly night out

Think you need to give up your Friday night out because you have little ones in tow? Think again. This summer, Fishtown Neighbors Association is bringing...

Taking the plunge

The weather is heating up, and one of the hottest summer jobs in Philly still has openings: lifeguarding. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation hosted a news...

Little green thumbs

The St. Laurentius School Garden got some TLC thanks to efforts by second-grade students celebrating a special occasion: Earth Day. Lauren Borrasso, second-grade teacher at...

Leaving a mark

Members of the Fishtown community celebrated Earth Day by focusing on an integral part of the neighborhood’s waterway system: storm-water drains. Volunteers from Fishtown Neighbors...

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