Former City Controller Jonathan Saidel last week endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.
The Fishtown Neighborhood Association's “Feed the Fish” program, a fun way to address the littering in the neighborhood, is set to launch in early 2014.
Dec. 14 is “National Wreaths Across America Day,” which honors those who serve by laying wreaths on graves. Fishtown’s Palmer Cemetery participated for the first time this year.
Smiles are everywhere this holiday season.
The Franklin Institute's One Day in Pompeii exhibit invites visitors to immerse themselves in the culture of a fabled ancient Roman city.
Council voted against the veto, 16-1. The bill would require zoning variances for medical offices and drug treatment facilities, such as methadone clinics, which recently were a point of contention at an EKNA zoning meeting.
Read about a sinkhole in Northern Liberties, Rep. John Taylor's toy drive, PGW's latest work in the neighborhood, Standard Tap's donations to Philabundance, how to cut your taxes and more in this week's news in brief.
The annual Christmas concert at the church helps provide ‘inexpensive access to the arts,’ and performers include many people from both Port Richmond and Fishtown.
Betty Nefferdorf, who lived on Mercer Street, leaves a legacy of her own in Fishtown.
The Office of Property Assessment by Dec. 9 had mailed out 46,304 answers to owners who asked the agency to review the new market values assigned to their properties this year. The agency refused to change those numbers for 39,483, said Michael Piper, OPA’s deputy chief assessment officer.