Northeast Times

Story Archive June 22 2011

Fishtowner aiming for pizza memorabilia world record

Everything pizza: Brian Dwyer thinks his collection of pizza related stuff might be the world's largest. He hopes to make the items part of Pizza Brain, a restaurant and pizza museum he plans to open on Frankford Avenue.

Continuing to rebuild

Jack Hanratty said he constantly catches himself looking up at the sky. Why not? Last month, the sky looked in on him.

End of an era

It was back in 1972 that the Rev. Paul Andell arrived at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street, as a young assistant pastor.

Calendar (June 23, 2011)

Friday, June 24

Northern Liberties Brown Betty Bakery grows with new 2nd Street location

Citing growing demand, Brown Betty is expanding their local footprint with a bigger location on 2nd Street.

After 155 years, St. Anne's rings the final bell

A staple of catholic life in the river wards for 155 years, St. Anne's School on Lehigh Avenue saw its final graduating class this year. The school was the city's latest casualty to falling enrollments.

Editorial: Council is lazy

Summer officially started at 1:16 Tuesday afternoon. For the average working stiff in Philadelphia — you know, the guy who pays the bloated salaries of the 17 members of City Council — he’s looking forward to a summer vacation of a week at The Shore, two weeks, if he’s lucky.

Letters to the editor, June 23, 2011

Thank you, Madam Officer 

Picture perfect

‘Close-Up’ gives a good look at local talent in this year’s Philadelphia Independent Film Festival.