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  The Fishtown Neighbors Association hosted on Wednesday, Nov. 17, its monthly general membership meeting via Zoom, but the stakes were slightly higher than usual. The...

Around the Neighborhood: November 29, 2021

Get your North Catholic items The Northeast Catholic Alumni Association Christmas sale will take place on Saturdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, from noon to...

These Fairmount ladies are walking the walk

In Japanese tradition, if a person folds 1,000 paper cranes, that person gets a wish.One of the most famous tales of this practice is that...

Residents, officials welcome new Superfresh

Flanked by an Atlantic and Pacific delivery truck from 1926 and an enormous six-tiered rotating cake, Mayor Michael Nutter announced the grand opening of...

Ackerman gets an F

“Queen Arlene,” they called her.And now, she’s been dethroned.After a tumultuous career as superintendent of the Philadelphia public school system, Ackerman last week took $905,000...

From basements to parks, the Fringe is here

During the upcoming Philly Fringe and Live Arts Festival, there will be a wide array of performances at venues throughout the city for anyone...

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...

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