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

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...

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...

Benefit Friday at FOP for Torresdale woman undergoing liver transplant

A benefit for Stacey Frisco Stefan and her family will take place on Friday, June 7, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Fraternal...

Port Richmond parishes to undergo further merger.

By Melissa Komar The remaining parishes in Port Richmond will consolidate once again. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced Sunday that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput had accepted...

River Wards events for the week of May 22

Writer’s workshop and American Sign Language at St. Michael’s St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 2139 E. Cumberland St., will host a six-week generative writing workshop until...

Here’s how to improve pedestrian safety along Kensington’s Frankford Avenue business...

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...

Screening under the stars

Break out your picnic blankets and lawn chairs and get ready for some screenings under the stars. The Riverfront North Partnership announced the return of...

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...

River Wards events for the week of May 16

Writer’s workshop and American Sign Language at St. Michael’s St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 2139 E. Cumberland St., will host a six-week generative writing workshop until...

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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