Tom Beck

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Norris Square Neighborhood Project wins $20,000 award for its efforts in sustainable agriculture

Since 1973, the Norris Square Neighborhood Project has provided a safe space for local residents and their children to develop sustainable-agriculture skills in the...

The Fishtown/Kensington BID is doing its part to support local heroes

As thousands of people in the River Wards community struggle to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fishtown Kensington Area Business...

Here’s how one Port Richmond deli helped animals during the pandemic

While much of America is finding ways to help people who’ve been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Joanie Thompson, an employee at Hecker’s Deli...

PPAC’s latest photo exhibition moves online

It’s not exactly how they drew it up, but Ten Years, the latest exhibition from the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, is on display -...

River Wards arts institutions among grant recipients

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, an organization that provides operating support to Philadelphia-based arts and cultural organizations, has announced that a number of River Wards-based...

Fishtown-area businesses grapple with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic rears its ugly head, government-mandated social distancing practices have ended plans for not only sporting events and concerts, but weddings,...

The safe injection site fight is shaping up to be a battle between residents and health experts

In last Monday’s City Council hearing in front of the Public Health and Human Services Committee, testimonies from roughly 30 individuals in the debate...

Galvo development team, ORCA have yet to settle on CBA

At Wednesday night’s community zoning meeting at Cione Recreation Center, representatives from the Olde Richmond Civic Association told members of the community that the...

Philly won’t be getting a safe injection site anytime soon. Supporters of the cause think there’s plenty of blame to go around.

Despite Safehouse’s efforts to implement the country’s first safe injection site in Philadelphia, many members of the city’s pro-safe injection site community have told...

Interiorscape made by Portside Arts Center featured at Philadelphia Flower Show

The last thing Portside Arts Center’s founding director, Kim Creighton, expected was a call from the Philadelphia Flower Show. “They just called us out of...

A whirlwind week for supporters, opponents of safe injection sites

For a brief, roughly 24-hour period last week, Philadelphia was set to become the first city in the United States to open a safe...

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