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The latest zoning controversy in Fishtown involved a sign that says ‘Fishtown’

Within the last few years, two establishments along the Olde Richmond/Fishtown border of York Street have marked their territory with new names for their...

The Riverwards’ first roundabout is officially open for driving

The roundabout under construction at the intersection of Frankford Avenue, Trenton Avenue and York Street in Kensington finally opened Thursday morning, drawing to a...

Scenes from the FNA’s sidewalk sale

The Fishtown Neighborhood Association’s Sidewalk Sale, held Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., served as the perfect neighborhood pre-Eagles-game get together on a...

Pedal Power

Last Wednesday morning, Christian Guinan parked along Kensington Avenue in a black Toyota Tundra with nine bicycles loaded into the bed. The bikes, which...

Derek Ayres’ art is rocking its way into the Philadelphia Fringe Festival

In what seems to be the latest edition of how artists were inspired by pandemic, South Philly sculpture artist Derek Ayres is slated to...

These two Bridesburg teens have won a prestigious city youth worker award

Two Bridesburg teenagers, Peter Frankunas and Emily Peck, earlier this month were crowned two of the city Department of Parks and Recreation’s 2021 Outstanding...

The FNA wants you to get out and meet your neighbors on Aug. 27

“Lately I've been hearing from some neighbors who moved into the neighborhood during COVID that they feel disconnected,” the Fishtown Neighbors Association’s events chair,...

It’s likely that Frankford and Girard will soon look a bit different

The heart of Fishtown is set to see a major architectural change at its most famous intersection as a development team seeks to renovate...

Pierogi Fest is back and more prepared than last time

May 4, 2019 was when State Street Events held its first Port Richmond Pierogi Festival and by all accounts it didn’t go so well.  “We...

NoLibs’ 2nd Street corridor is slated for a redesign

As the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District enters its third full year of operation, it expects its population to nearly double in two short...

Allegheny DA joins DA Krasner in opioid-related lawsuit against AG Shapiro

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. has joined Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner in suing state Attorney General Josh Shapiro in hope of...

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