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Fishtown is inching closer toward metered parking along its major corridors

As a lifelong resident of Fishtown, Rose Ellis has seen the parking situation in her neighborhood go from good to bad. “Here’s an example,” said...

Fishtown racing school receives grant from NASCAR, will host parking lot grand prix with its drivers

Anthony Martin started the Urban Youth Racing School in 1998 to introduce the world of motorsports to kids in inner cities - one of...

Kensington Soccer Club receives $35,000 grant from DA’s office

“I’m really ecstatic,” Jim Hardy said when asked about the $35,000 grant the Kensington Soccer Club received last week from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s...

New legislation passed by City Council hopes to curb illegal dirt bike usage in Philly

City Council on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that amends the city’s traffic code to close the loophole on the law that enforces the illegal...

State grant will help rid Fishtown, Kensington of blighted properties

Fishtown may have built itself up to be one of Philadelphia’s most desirable neighborhoods to live and work in over the last decade, but...

Kensington native and Webster School teacher wins Lindback Award

“There’s so much,” said Lisa Forrest-Schultz when asked what makes Nancy Fackelman such a great teacher. “I don’t think there’s enough ink or space...

New legislation, an ATV park are two ideas City Council has to fight illegal ATV and dirt bike riding on city streets

For far too long, residents all across the city have complained about the rise of illegal dirt bike and ATV use on Philadelphia streets. “The...

UnOrthodox, a playful learning installation for children, arrives at the Bridesburg Rec Center

Representatives from Riverfront North, along with City Councilmember Bobby Henon and state Rep. Joe Hohenstein, gathered at the Bridesburg Recreation Center Saturday afternoon to...

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...

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