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River Wards events for the week of July 28

Call for cookbook recipes The Free Library and Interfaith Philadelphia are seeking recipes from home cooks for a free to low-cost community cookbook, Kensington, Fairhill...

River Wards events for the week of July 21

Riverfront North BIG funding The final cycle of Riverfront North BIG grants will be accepted and awarded on a rolling basis through Sept. 15. Applicants in...

Zombies or ‘Kenzos,’ local writer spares no one

If nothing else, Fishtown resident Joe Quigley is a man who speaks his mind.It’s something the 27-year-old does regularly with a sort of crass clarity...

After weeks, Occupy Philly not losing its voice

On the cool autumn evening of Sunday, Oct. 16, hundreds gathered outside City Hall to discuss the state of the world.Just as they had every...

Earthship to Emerald

On Friday morning last week, a sizable collection of tires lined the lush green pathways of the Emerald Street Urban Farm, a little slice...

New group takes shape in Port Richmond

It might not have had the fiery vitriol of the first informal gathering, but last week’s first official meeting of tentatively named Port Richmond...

Robber hits Girard Avenue bank

Police are on the lookout for a man who walked into a Girard Avenue bank Wednesday and handed a teller a threatening note.According to...

Fishtown woman charged in Mummers prostitution raid

A Fishtown woman was among a dozen people charged in a prostitution raid at a South Philly Mummers’ clubhouse last night.Michelle Lauber, 32, of the...

From fires to floods, Bridesburg vet answers the call

Joe Luczkowski gets a phone call at 3 a.m.A family in Philly just experienced the lowest point in their lives. The home they lived in...

SugarHouse looking for a bigger pot in year two

On the last weekend of September, SugarHouse Casino, the city’s first — and, so far, only — gambling house, celebrated its first year in business.The casino also announced...

Actor gets short notice for Walking Fish short play fest

For most of humanity, it’s a safe bet that getting up on stage and acting before a room full of people ranks right up...

Police seek man in spring assault on Delaware Ave.

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help in a four-month-old car jacking that took place in Northern Liberties.Police today released images and video of...

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