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The Swimmo reopens in Fishtown

The first official day of summer in Fishtown saw the reopening of the Francis Lederer Pool, better known as the “Swimmo,” following a $4...

Kensington-based GALAEI recipient of Community Champions Awards & Grants Challenge

GALAEI, an organization based in Kensington, was recently announced as one of the 30 winners of the Community Champions Awards & Grants Challenge by...

Going the 13-year distance

Every school day, schoolchildren across the country will fake illness or injury in a typically unsuccessful attempt to get out of the day’s learning...

City celebrates the beginning of pool season in Philadelphia with Mike Schmidt

The city’s parks and recreation department celebrated the summer’s first pool openings in Bridesburg Monday featuring a guest appearance from former Phillies third baseman...

The Moffet Movement builds a library

Sarah Touma, principal at John Moffet School, calls it “The Moffet Movement.” “We consider the moffet movement to be the act of taking our...

At last, Northern Liberties has its Piazza Pod Park

Residents celebrated the grand opening of Piazza Pod Park, located at 1075 Germantown Ave., in Northern Liberties Saturday. The city’s latest mixed-use community destination features...

HHT: The story of a fatal blood disease that impacted a Fishtown family

Haley Morris, who was a successful athlete in both soccer and softball during her time at St. Laurentius School, was about as healthy as...

In the weeds with Rob Stanley, GM of Philly’s first medical marijuana dispensary, ReStore

About two years after Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf signed into law the legalization of medical marijuana, the very first medical marijuana dispensary opened in...

Archbishop Chaput designates upper church of Saint Anne’s an Archdiocesan Shrine

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced Sunday that Archbishop Charles Chaput has issued a canonical decree designating the upper church of Saint Anne Parish in...

Details on huge new riverfront property in Port Richmond emerge.

Renderings of a new potential large-scale project at 2001 Beach St. in Olde Richmond were unveiled to community residents Thursday night at an informational...

Scenes from the 2019 Bridesburg Memorial Day Parade

  Every year, the annual Memorial Day parade in Bridesburg features classic cars, Mummers, dancers and fire trucks. This year's parade was no exception. Recap...

Three cheers for Trish

Patricia “Trish” Fries has Cougars blood running through her veins. Her father, Tom Lynch, 77, is one of the original members of the Bridesburg Father’s...

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