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Former Philadelphia Coke Site set to be rezoned for warehousing operation

The office of City Councilperson Bobby Henon has announced plans to rezone the site of the former Philadelphia Coke Company plant via ordinance to...

City implementing more Covid restrictions.

The city on Monday afternoon announced “safer at home” COVID-19 restrictions. In light of the continued rise in cases in Philadelphia, officials announced changes to...

Around the Neighborhood

Riverfront North programming Residents are encouraged to share their solo cleanups. Volunteers should post a picture of solo volunteer efforts and tag @riverfrontnorth and #riverfrontnorthtrailblazer. Participants will...

Community input sought

Heitzman Recreation Center, 2136 Castor Ave., in Harrowgate was among the first sites selected to benefit from the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuild program. The program...

Around the Neighborhood

Richmond Library programs Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., is offering free, socially distanced programming to the public. A storywalk is posted on the fence surrounding the...

Philly L&I: Reporting contractors digging under basements is “one of the most important things” residents can do

As the construction boom in Philadelphia persists into the new decade even despite the coronavirus pandemic, unfortunately so have shoddy construction practices. In South...

Sprucing up Campbell Square

Benches in Port Richmond’s Campbell Square received some much-needed TLC on Sunday afternoon. More than 40 volunteers came out and, over two hours, scraped, sanded...

Moving forward

The community surrounding Samuel Recreation Center received on Wednesday night a long-awaited update about the future of the field. An hour-long meeting took place via...

Making strides

While participants may not have been running side by side on the streets of Bridesburg for this year’s Youth Bri Tri, the event went...

Around Town

Boulevard speeders being ticketed The Philadelphia Park Authority has begun issuing speeding tickets along Roosevelt Boulevard. Speed cameras have been installed at the following eight intersections:...

New Fishtown development slated for the Delaware Waterfront

Over the last few months, Philadelphia has been taking another small step toward rehabilitating the Delaware River waterfront by demolishing the one-story industrial warehouse...

Riverfront North announces second round of BIG recipients in Bridesburg

Riverfront North Partnership announced earlier this month the second round of recipients for its Bridesburg Impact Grants initiative.   Individuals and projects that received funding include   Stephen...

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Former Philadelphia Coke Site set to be rezoned for warehousing operation

The office of City Councilperson Bobby Henon has announced plans to rezone the site of the former Philadelphia Coke Company plant via ordinance to...

City implementing more Covid restrictions.

The city on Monday afternoon announced “safer at home” COVID-19 restrictions. In light of the continued rise in cases in Philadelphia, officials announced changes to...

Flipping forward

When Lemiya Shaat, 18, learned that her mentor, Tony Simeti, would be closing the doors to his gymnastics studio for good, she saw a...

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