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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...

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...

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...

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