Tom Beck

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Part of the old Frankford Arsenal is being revived by a local development company

On the northernmost edge of Bridesburg tucked away at the corner of Tacony and Bridge streets just below I-95 lies the Frankford Arsenal, a...

Teachers resist as schools are slated to resume in-person teaching

Philadelphia teachers took to the streets last week to protest the School District of Philadelphia’s decision to return to in-person learning for students in...

The Fishtown District is hitting the Radio Waves

The year 2020 has been a difficult one for business districts all over the city, and Fishtown’s is no exception. As the pandemic raged...

A new water treatment facility is headed Port Richmond’s way

The Philadelphia Water Department announced last week that Port Richmond will be home to a new $100 million preliminary treatment building next door to...

Development renderings for Cokies revealed

Renderings of the proposed redevelopment of the former site of the Philadelphia Coke Company plant were released last week in the wake of an...

Kensington’s Salem Snow to challenge Boyle for U.S. House seat

Kensington resident Salem Snow, who bills himself as “a grassroots left-wing alternative to establishment politicians,” has announced a run for Congress. Snow will challenge...

A children’s playful learning installation is coming to Bridesburg

Later this year, young children in 16 neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia will have the opportunity to engage with brand new playful learning installations designed to...

Breaking the zoning code: how a “gargantuan” 7-story apartment building neighbors deplore could be built in Olde Richmond

When Olde Richmond neighbors first saw renderings of Greenpointe Contruction’s development plans for the former hosiery mill at 2400 E. Huntingdon St., their reaction,...

Honoring the life of Jodi Brabazon

City Councilman Bobby Henon was on hand at St. John Cantius Church Saturday morning to pay tribute to the late Nancy “Jodi” Brabazon, a...

Pictures: Santa’s Workshop at the Fishtown District

With the invitation of the Fishtown District, Mr. and Mrs. Claus stopped by the Fillmore Philly late Sunday afternoon to take pictures with local...

Making a connection between Olde and Port Richmond with ORCA’s new murals

    For most of its existence, the Thompson and Tulip Street tunnels that connect Olde Richmond to Port Richmond have been an eyesore for the...

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