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The Swimmo reopens in Fishtown

The first official day of summer in Fishtown saw the reopening of the Francis Lederer Pool, better known as the “Swimmo,” following a $4...

Kensington-based GALAEI recipient of Community Champions Awards & Grants Challenge

GALAEI, an organization based in Kensington, was recently announced as one of the 30 winners of the Community Champions Awards & Grants Challenge by...

DJ Jazzy Jeff lands residency at Rivers Casino

DJ, producer, and West Philly native DJ Jazzy Jeff has set up a residency at Rivers Casino, with his first of four performances scheduled...

Around the Neighborhood: May 27, 2022

Italian Festival at MDG Mother of Divine Grace Interparochial School, 2612 E. Monmouth St., will host its annual Italian Festival on Thursday, June 2 through...

ORCA holds May general meeting

The Olde Richmond Civic Association held its monthly general meeting on Tuesday, May 24, over Zoom. The meeting, which was hosted by ORCA president Rosemary...

Driscoll, Dillon await swearing-ins

Mike Driscoll won a seat in City Council last Tuesday, while Jim Dillon earned a trip to Harrisburg as the newest member of the...

Around the Neighborhood: May 23, 2022

Affordable internet for seniors The Philadelphia Senate on Aging wants low-income elderly people to know that they can receive internet access for $9.95 a month,...

The Ground Coffee, Plants & Gifts opens in Olde Kensington

Coffee, bubble tea and pastries are among the many offerings available at Olde Kensington’s newest cafe.  The Ground Coffee, Plants & Gifts, located at The...

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:...

Northern Liberties Night Market returning to 2nd Street

Following its launch event last year, organizers of the 2nd Street Festival recently announced that the Northern Liberties Night Market series is returning on...

Gloria Gaynor set to return to Rivers Casino

After kicking off the New Year’s festivities this past winter, Gloria Gaynor will be returning to Rivers Casino to perform on Friday, Aug. 26,...

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