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Kenney signs order banning firearms at recreation spaces and facilities

Mayor Jim Kenney recently signed an executive order banning guns and other deadly weapons from recreation facilities throughout the city, including rec center buildings,...

Kalaya Thai Kitchen coming soon to Fishtown

Following the closure of the original Kalaya Thai Kitchen in Bella Vista, chef and owner Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon will be moving toward opening its...

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...

Reward, second suspect announced in Trax murder

Quasheam Richburg, who was twice arrested for violent criminal behavior and illegal possession of a weapon — and twice let free when witnesses failed to appear...

Study says cash flows from water

Bridesburg Outboard Club Commodore Patrick McGrath welcomes everyone to last week’s press conference. McGrath spoke of seeing the waterfronts transformation over his years as...

Fairmount actress takes on challenging role

(From left) Wendy Staton and Cathy Simpson take on the only two roles in the New City Stage’s ‘Night, Mother production at the Adrienne...

Protecting the neighborhood

Tom Updegrove, senior consultant for InterNetwork Service, explains how the security system works.Northern Liberties residents might soon be under the watchful eye of a new...

Fare brings fresh, organic food to the table

Fare General Manager Robert Amar. The Fairmount Avenue restaurant opened it’s doors back a few weeks ago with the mission to offer only organic foods.Philadelphia...

25 Years and Counting for the NKCDC

For more than 25 years, the New Kensington Community Development Corporation has striven to make the neighborhood a better place.The Star was able to gather...

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