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Bridesburg residents address ‘boom parties’ at recent town hall

Bridesburg residents held a town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 18, at the Bridesburg Recreation Center in regard to “boom parties” that continue to...

Around the Neighborhood: May 16, 2022

REUNIONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS • St. Albert the Great -- Class of 1970. Pandemic-delayed 50th reunion. June 9. 6 p.m. FOP hall, 11630 Caroline Road. Bryan Glaccum:...

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...

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...

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