Melissa Komar

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Flipping forward

When Lemiya Shaat, 18, learned that her mentor, Tony Simeti, would be closing the doors to his gymnastics studio for good, she saw a...

Around the Neighborhood

Richmond Library programs Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., is offering free, socially distanced programming to the public. A storywalk is posted on the fence surrounding the...

Essential aid

When the Black Lives Matter and police brutality protests recently swept through Philly, Annabel Wulfhart was very much involved.  And, inspired. Wulfhart, a social worker, and...

Sprucing up Campbell Square

Benches in Port Richmond’s Campbell Square received some much-needed TLC on Sunday afternoon. More than 40 volunteers came out and, over two hours, scraped, sanded...

Moving forward

The community surrounding Samuel Recreation Center received on Wednesday night a long-awaited update about the future of the field. An hour-long meeting took place via...

Making strides

While participants may not have been running side by side on the streets of Bridesburg for this year’s Youth Bri Tri, the event went...

Riverfront North announces second round of BIG recipients in Bridesburg

Riverfront North Partnership announced earlier this month the second round of recipients for its Bridesburg Impact Grants initiative.   Individuals and projects that received funding include   Stephen...

Holly, jolly July

While many in-person events have been postponed or canceled, Christmas in July sales are heating up online and one River Wards purveyor just jumped...

Something to celebrate

The Bridesburg community is one step closer to gaining long-awaited access to the Delaware River. A $1.4 million-step, to be exact. Riverfront North Partnership announced Tuesday...

Art Star moves craft bazaars to virtual platform to showcase vendors amid pandemic conditions.

As restrictions on aspects of daily life continue to change amid the pandemic, local businesses continue to find creative ways to adapt. Northern Liberties’ Art...

A safe space

If you’re looking to get a breath of fresh air and a place of inclusivity amid the COVID-19 pandemic and recent protests, look no...

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