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Taking the plunge

The weather is heating up, and one of the hottest summer jobs in Philly still has openings: lifeguarding. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation hosted a news...

Celebrating summer in the city

Free museum entrance for veterans The Museum of the American Revolution, 3rd and Chestnut streets, will pay tribute to the men and women who lost...

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...

The short and colorful campaign of Richie Antipuna

Richie Antipuna says it’s time for a change in city politics, and he believes he’s the man to bring that change to City Hall.But, it...

Savior of soles: Edward J. Staniszewski, owner of Fishtown’s Star Shoes, dies at 88

Edward John Staniszewski, beloved Fishtown shoemaker and owner of Star Shoe Service for more than 60 years, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 12, at...

Former Edison High building burns

Black, acrid smoke filled the air on Wednesday that could be seen for miles as the 107-year-old former Northeast Public High School sat engulfed...

They’ve been good sports for 50 years

For a group whose namesake is synonymous with the stuff, the Port Richmond Leprechauns definitely have “a lot of luck” in preparing to celebrate...

Phils Get Some Fan Fiction

Whether it’s John Mayberry Jr. cracking a 3–2 pitch over the wall for a two-out tiebreaker in the bottom of the ninth or second...

Cops look to capitalize on safety cams

Philadelphia Police are hoping to extend the long arm of the law a bit with their new SafeCam initiative.Through the program, the department will...

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