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Former Philadelphia Coke Site set to be rezoned for warehousing operation

The office of City Councilperson Bobby Henon has announced plans to rezone the site of the former Philadelphia Coke Company plant via ordinance to...

City implementing more Covid restrictions.

The city on Monday afternoon announced “safer at home” COVID-19 restrictions. In light of the continued rise in cases in Philadelphia, officials announced changes to...

Fringe in Fairmount

It’s a once-a-year — and very often a once-in-a-lifetime — opportunity for Philly-based artists, as well as those from around the globe, to present their work free of...

Honkala’s political horseplay doesn’t bode well for Green Party

Monday morning was crazy — even before I saw a political candidate riding a horse down Allegheny Avenue in Kensington.On the agenda was a post-hurricane press...

Cocktails, with a side of community

“Welcome aboard the Flying Carpet!” trumpeted a jovial Kevin Young as a reporter entered The Flying Carpet Café and Bar at 1841 Poplar St.Like a...

Redistricting could mean shake up for river wards

For many Philadelphians, come 2015, their local councilperson in City Hall could change.Every 10 years, the different districts breaking the city into chunks managed by...

Making sense of Philly’s business maze

Even as Fishtown’s Johnny Brenda’s has grown in popularity and prestige over the years, visitors to the hip eatery and music venue couldn’t be...

Conquering the Trail of Hope

Fishtown resident Peter Prusinowski shows off the original pair of shoes that he wore on his Trail of Hope walk across the country at...

Northern Liberties Superfresh opens this Friday

Come Friday, residents will actually be able to head to Girard Avenue in Northern Liberties to enjoy the convenience of a national supermarket chain.Last...

Backers derail Bridesburg trash station plan

Bridesburg and Port Richmond residents holding their noses over concerns of a new trash transfer site planned for the community can now breathe a...

Historic 26th Dist. headquarters to get new life

Where Dauphin Street meets the cobblestone of Trenton Avenue, the former home of the 26th Police District sits unused, long vacant and showing decades...

Kensington and Allegheny coming along strong

Danny Patel poses for a portrait outside of his shop in the Kensington Avenue Commercial Corridor, Friday August 5, 2011.The intersection of Kensington and Allegheny...

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Former Philadelphia Coke Site set to be rezoned for warehousing operation

The office of City Councilperson Bobby Henon has announced plans to rezone the site of the former Philadelphia Coke Company plant via ordinance to...

City implementing more Covid restrictions.

The city on Monday afternoon announced “safer at home” COVID-19 restrictions. In light of the continued rise in cases in Philadelphia, officials announced changes to...

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