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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...

Spinning up

If trying out a cycling class has ever crossed your mind, but you don’t want the commitment of a membership at a gym or...

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...

Pretzels for a good cause

If you haven’t come across Elizabeth “Lizzie” Nardi strolling with her wagon through Bridesburg on any given Sunday in the summer, it was hard...

Riverfront view

Residents in Bridesburg and the surrounding River Wards community can view the neighborhood in a new light thanks to a unique, ongoing photo exhibit. Riverfront...

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...

Taking the plunge

The weather is heating up, and one of the hottest summer jobs in Philly still has openings: lifeguarding. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation hosted a news...

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...

Little green thumbs

The St. Laurentius School Garden got some TLC thanks to efforts by second-grade students celebrating a special occasion: Earth Day. Lauren Borrasso, second-grade teacher at...

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...

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