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Fallen officer honored in Harrowgate

The Philadelphia Police Department’s 24th district was joined by state Sen. John Sabatina Jr. and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby...

Inking of others

Rob Dunphy, along with the Philly Phanatic tattoo adorning his navel, is quickly becoming a local celebrity. And while he’s not shy in front of...

Fishtown residents disapprove of potential 10-story Delaware Ave. property

Residents at last Tuesday night’s Fishtown Neighbors Association zoning meeting voted 28-3 against a new 10-story apartment complex at 1130 N. Delaware Ave., next...

City unveils new mural to celebrate Resilience Project

In honor of the one-year anniversary of the Philadelphia Resilience Project, the city’s Mural Arts Program painted a new mural under the bridge that...

City proclaims Oct. 19 ‘Philly Grocery Co-op Day’

On Friday morning, Mayor Jim Kenney hosted a celebration for the inaugural Philly Grocery Co-op Day at City Hall, which will be Oct. 19...

City officials hold community meeting regarding status of three River Wards...

City officials announced that there is not yet a timetable for when residents can expect the three partially closed recreation centers in the River...

Loss of a legend

  Port Richmond and the surrounding Philadelphia area lost one of its great advocates for finding a cure for breast cancer last week. Mary Louise Leuters,...

Federal judge sets legal precedent in favor of safe injection sites

In a big win for the pro-safe injection sites community in Philadelphia, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District...

The Pink Elephant 5K is coming back for a fourth year

Over the past five years, drug addiction has claimed the lives of more than 4,500 Philadelphians. Since that time, many selfless people in the...

A flair for flowers and foliage

By Melissa Komar Star Editor If you thought your mind was playing tricks when 3D floral figures sprung up last year in Fishtown at the onset...
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