Northeast Times

Story Archive December 03 2013

New thrift shop to open before holidays, with a bit of luck

Port Richmond's newest thrift store was supposed to open on Black Friday, but the grand opening has been tentatively moved to this weekend instead. 


River Ward events for the week of December 4

Stay up to date on what's going on in your neighborhood with our guide. 


SNAPSHOTS: Mayor Nutter shops in Fishtown

As part of Small Business Saturday, Mayor Michael Nutter shopped at several stores on Frankford and Girard avenues. 


Bridesburg Trail construction to begin Spring 2014

The Port Richmond Trail recently opened thanks to the Delaware River City Corporation, and now Bridesburg will soon see similar developments.


Dancing toward her dreams

The Fishtown community has pitched in to help a young ballerina secure a place in a very important competition.


NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree rewards shoppers for staying local

Get a jump on your holiday shopping this weekend and next at the NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree. 


Big changes for the area discussed at PRCG meeting

A Port Richmond Community Group Meeting discussed changes in public transportation, the neighborhood's revitilization plan, and energy use issues the upcoming winter season.


Living on through art

A local Navy officer, Michael Strange, who was killed in 2011, will be honored with a mural in Port Richmond.


SNAPSHOTS: Port Richmond kids

See what young people in Port Richmond have been up to this fall.


New PECO scam gaining traction in the city as the holidays approach

PECO customers are cautioned to be on the lookout for a scam that can swindle many out of their hard earned cash.