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Nurses, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children reach agreement

Just 10 days after 485 nurses at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children staged a picket during Nurse’s Week, the two sides came to an...

Seeking participants for mobile preschool

Xiente, a nonprofit organization committed to fostering economic mobility within communities, announced the launch of its initiative, the Busesito Mobile Preschool. Serving as Philadelphia's...

UPDATE: Police release sketch of man wanted in rape of Fishtown teen

Philadelphia Police have just released a sketch of a man wanted for the July 11 rape of a 14-year-old girl in Fishtown.The attacker is...

Groups, pols meet with developer Grasso

It was a full house last week when community representatives met with developer David Grasso to determine whether a community benefits agreement might be...

Boosting Girard Avenue’s creative economy

Online, “crowd funding” has become big business.The idea — getting a large group of people to chip in and offer individual donations — isn’t new, but lately, it’s...

Seniors get a little extra security

The residents of Kensington’s Casa Carmen Aponte Senior Development project, just across the street from Norris Square at Hancock Street and Susquehanna Avenue, are...

A robust new Rodin

A renovated Rodin was unveiled last week. Three years of work to the exterior of the museum yielded an alluring garden area, fountain and...

More new restaurants head for Fishtown

With Stephen Starr’s new Frankford Hall, the recently opened Fathom restaurant, and the now-hiring barbecue joint at Girard Avenue and Leopard Street, Fishtown is...

Slugging for tradition

Ah, summertime.That sweet, relaxing time of year when one can sit outside, recline with a cold ice tea and watch the boys of summer...

Look the look for Bastille

H. Kristina Haugland, Associate Curator, Costume & Textiles, at Philadelphia Museum of Art shows a silk damask gown from late 18th century.This weekend, Fairmount will...

Old City’s art exiles look toward Fishtown

Brian Sedowsky, left, with his son Brian, daughter Meadow and their friend Gabby, check out the photography of Brad Cox during First Friday on...

Bambi gone bad: Dead deer stinks up Richmond

Residents of Richmond Street in Port Richmond returned to an unpleasant homecoming after the Fourth of July holiday — the body a large white tail deer...

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