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The A’s come back to Philly — for the weekend

JT Ramsay of “Bring Your A’s Game” with his son Charlie, 2, at their home, Thursday, June 16, in Kensingont.Since the Philadelphia Athletics moved...

Fishtown student star in new children’s book

In person, Samira Long, 12, is something of a shy, quiet kid.In print, though, she shines as the star of a new book aimed at...

I-95 expansion could see billboard shakeup in Port Richmond, Bridesburg

Through the ongoing I-95 Revive project, more than 60 billboards along the stretch of highway could be removed and replanted in locations about 350...

‘Farm to Families’ makes eating fresh easy (and cheap)

City residents have a new way to obtain fresh, locally grown produce — as well as eggs and meat — thanks to a new partnership with the New...

City Council could OK Grasso venue

Although his project was voted down at a special community meeting last August, developer David Grasso might yet see his vision of a 34,000-square-foot...

PennDOT wants input on sound walls in Fishtown

Elizabeth Rairigh, holding her Three-month-old Vivian, talks with Marian Hull of URS during a public meeting on I-95 construction projects, Wednesday, June 8, 2011,...

A pair of local playwrights on the bill at Walking Fish

He might have begun his career as an actor and a playwright, but Walt Vail soon gave up life upon the stage for a...

Two arrested in Trax murder

The two men believed to be responsible for the brutal murder of a 50-year-old clerk at Trax Foods store in Kensington South were apprehended...

More upgrades in store for Shissler Rec

6.2.2011 Philadelphia, PA USAMural Arts Senior Project Manager Shari Hersh (far right) conducts a meeting at Shissler Recreation Center in Kensington to help design...

Miss Saigon taking off at the Walnut

Dan Schultz, technical director at the Walnut Street Theater, works on he set for “Miss Saigon”, Friday, May 6, 2011.For its final production of the...
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