Volunteers and nonprofits have long toiled to tackle the city's 40,000 vacant lots. A new program has City Hall doing some of the heavy lifting — and recovering the costs.
The city's latest mural welcomes visitors to Brewerytown.
Residents in East Kensington are once again fighting to save Emerald Street Park, which has been targeted for development several times in recent years.
Neighbors expressed concerns over lighting, trash and noise that could come with the opening of a 7-Eleven convenience store on Girard Avenue.