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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:...

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...

The city’s own urban oasis

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pop-up park at 20th and Market, Wednesday, August 3, 2011, in Philadelphia.In Center City, a lot at 20th and Market...

Tournaments to remember

Tara Kirchner and her son Kevin Jr. pose with a portrait of their late husband and father, Kevin Tanczak, outside of their home, Thursday,...

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