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When Lemiya Shaat, 18, learned that her mentor, Tony Simeti, would be closing the doors to his gymnastics studio for good, she saw a...

Penn Home added to city’s register of historic places

The Philadelphia Historical Commission added Penn Home to its register of historic places in the city Friday morning, virtually preventing the recently closed retirement...

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...

Pierogi Fest sells outs in Port Richmond, looks to expand next year.

It’s been nearly two weeks since Campbell Square and the surrounding community has digested Pierogi Fest, and all the feedback that followed it. While overall...

Here’s how to improve pedestrian safety along Kensington’s Frankford Avenue business corridor, according to 5th Square

For any Kensington or Fishtown resident, Frankford Avenue is an oft-traveled, main corridor throughout the neighborhood. It’s where people from all over the River...

At last, the Bridesburg Recreation Center gets its new pool

For the first time since the 1950s, the Bridesburg Recreation Center finally has a brand new pool. After spending all of last year under...

This Fishtown resident supports war heroes and educates the youth

Fishtown resident Sandy Bukowski had been a public school teacher for 30 years before she was asked to be on board for Philadelphia Vietnam...

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Flipping forward

When Lemiya Shaat, 18, learned that her mentor, Tony Simeti, would be closing the doors to his gymnastics studio for good, she saw a...

Penn Home added to city’s register of historic places

The Philadelphia Historical Commission added Penn Home to its register of historic places in the city Friday morning, virtually preventing the recently closed retirement...

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