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Around the Neighborhood: January 17, 2022

REUNIONS HIGH SCHOOLS Archbishop Ryan -- Class of 1972. 50th reunion. Friday, June 10. 7-11 p.m. Philadelphia Ballroom, 2014 Hornig Road. 215-632-1144. Archbishop Wood --...

Fairmount actress takes on challenging role

(From left) Wendy Staton and Cathy Simpson take on the only two roles in the New City Stage’s ‘Night, Mother production at the Adrienne...

Protecting the neighborhood

Tom Updegrove, senior consultant for InterNetwork Service, explains how the security system works.Northern Liberties residents might soon be under the watchful eye of a new...

Fare brings fresh, organic food to the table

Fare General Manager Robert Amar. The Fairmount Avenue restaurant opened it’s doors back a few weeks ago with the mission to offer only organic foods.Philadelphia...

25 Years and Counting for the NKCDC

For more than 25 years, the New Kensington Community Development Corporation has striven to make the neighborhood a better place.The Star was able to gather...

Plan aims to avoid Fishtown parking wars

The Fishtown Neighbors Association hosted an open meeting last Tuesday to address a growing concern — parking, particularly along Frankford and Girard avenues.A group of approximately 30–40...

Fishtown nanobrewer finds a new spot

Call it the little brewery that could.Tim Patton, the Fishtown resident behind the proposed Saint Benjamin Brewing Co., says he found a new site for...

At Fairmount Park’s Sedgley Woods, disc golf rules

On the fringe of Fairmount Park, almost every day, you’ll find a growing throng of “golfers” on what is said to be the nation’s...

Get Ready to Pour! Philly Beer Week Returns!

Philadelphia has been called the best beer-drinking city in America and, this week, the city will celebrate the title — call it the City of Brew-therly...

Making Port Richmond’s waterfront the place to be once again

A Port Richmond resident Janusz Kowalski, right, obtains information of the I-95 project from Doug Robbins of URS Corporation at a public meeting event...

Piazza gets ‘Awesome’ summer film line up

When Josh Goldbloom saw the oversized screen going up on the wall at the Piazza at Schmidts a few years ago, his gut instinct...

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