Tom Beck

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City creates fund that gives Kensington residents more power over their neighborhood.

The office of Mayor Jim Kenney announced last week the creation of the Kensington Community Resilience Fund, an effort the city is calling “a...

FNA creates scholarship to benefit one lucky Penn Treaty student

Thanks to the Fishtown Neighbors Association and Friends of Penn Treaty School, one lucky high school senior at Penn Treaty School will be the...

A.G. Shapiro, Councilmember Gym call out “greedy” Moscow & Monica landlord

One day after locked-out tenants were restored access to their apartments in Olde Kensington, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro and City Councilmember Helen Gym...

SEPTA: Somerset station will see “a number of safety and security improvements” upon reopening

SEPTA’s Somerset station, which closed this past Sunday, will see “a number of safety and security improvements” upon its reopening, according to SEPTA’s Chief...

Edgemont Caterers owner: “I would much rather make peace than war”

It was late Sunday night into early Monday morning when some Bridesburg residents first heard the commotion last week. “There were parked cars honking horns...

Developers make some changes, but towering height remains on 2400 E. Huntingdon project

Members from the 2400 E. Huntingdon St. project’s development team presented the latest version of their proposal, located at the site of a former...

Could time-limited and paid parking soon be coming to the Fishtown business corridor?

If you drive into the heart of East Passyunk, Center City, Fairmount or any other business district in the city of Philadelphia, you might...

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...

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