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When Bridesburg native Adam Gault began fostering Petey in September, things were looking anywhere but up. The pup’s longtime, former owner, the late St. John...

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...

Breaking the zoning code: how a “gargantuan” 7-story apartment building neighbors deplore could be built in Olde Richmond

When Olde Richmond neighbors first saw renderings of Greenpointe Contruction’s development plans for the former hosiery mill at 2400 E. Huntingdon St., their reaction,...

Honoring the life of Jodi Brabazon

City Councilman Bobby Henon was on hand at St. John Cantius Church Saturday morning to pay tribute to the late Nancy “Jodi” Brabazon, a...

From Marge to Mrs. Claus

  More children and adults alike in Fishtown may know neighborhood native Margaret “Marge” Wible simply as Mrs. Claus. The 400 block of Miller Street resident...

A very, merry countdown

While there’s no shortage of advent countdown calendars in stores,Stacy Schwab decided she wanted to go big and bring something hands-on for kids in...

More money for Bridesburg park

  State Rep. Joe Hohenstein on Dec. 1 announced a $340,000 state grant had been awarded to Riverfront North Partnership, previously the Delaware River City...

Pictures: Santa’s Workshop at the Fishtown District

With the invitation of the Fishtown District, Mr. and Mrs. Claus stopped by the Fillmore Philly late Sunday afternoon to take pictures with local...

From corporate to kitchen

Switching careers paths and opening a business can be daunting, let alone during a pandemic, but for Carley Schwab, the timing was perfect. “It was...

Cheer mail

Jessica Alvarez Kolakowski has lived in Bridesburg her entire life and loves everything about the neighborhood. “I’ve lived in Bridesburg my entire life and I...

Making a connection between Olde and Port Richmond with ORCA’s new murals

    For most of its existence, the Thompson and Tulip Street tunnels that connect Olde Richmond to Port Richmond have been an eyesore for the...

In its eighth year, this Thanksgiving brunch event looks different but still serves those in need

Brent Cronin’s Thanksgiving brunch first became a holiday tradition eight years ago. The feast, typically held at St. Michael’s Church in Kensington, has become...

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