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City creates fund that gives Kensington residents more power over their neighborhood.

The office of Mayor Jim Kenney announced last week the creation of the Kensington Community Resilience Fund, an effort the city is calling “a...

FNA creates scholarship to benefit one lucky Penn Treaty student

Thanks to the Fishtown Neighbors Association and Friends of Penn Treaty School, one lucky high school senior at Penn Treaty School will be the...

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Food distribution at Bridesburg Rec Center Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., through Councilman Bobby Henon’s office, will distribute complimentary boxes of food to families...

Could time-limited and paid parking soon be coming to the Fishtown business corridor?

If you drive into the heart of East Passyunk, Center City, Fairmount or any other business district in the city of Philadelphia, you might...

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Food distribution at Bridesburg Rec Center Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., through Councilman Bobby Henon’s office, will distribute complimentary boxes of food to families...

Councilman Mark Squilla issues rebuke of Columbus Day name change.

Starting this October, Columbus Day will now be known as Indigenous People’s Day in Philly. Mayor Jim Kenney signed on Jan. 27 Executive Order 2-21,...

Part of the old Frankford Arsenal is being revived by a local development company

On the northernmost edge of Bridesburg tucked away at the corner of Tacony and Bridge streets just below I-95 lies the Frankford Arsenal, a...

Teachers resist as schools are slated to resume in-person teaching

Philadelphia teachers took to the streets last week to protest the School District of Philadelphia’s decision to return to in-person learning for students in...

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SOPO monthly meeting The South Port Richmond Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. via Zoom.  Regular agenda items...

The Fishtown District is hitting the Radio Waves

The year 2020 has been a difficult one for business districts all over the city, and Fishtown’s is no exception. As the pandemic raged...

A new water treatment facility is headed Port Richmond’s way

The Philadelphia Water Department announced last week that Port Richmond will be home to a new $100 million preliminary treatment building next door to...

Development renderings for Cokies revealed

Renderings of the proposed redevelopment of the former site of the Philadelphia Coke Company plant were released last week in the wake of an...

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