Story Archive June 24 2013

‘Bridesburg born and raised’ won’t stop at fifth grade

Thanks to the hard work of concerned parents and administrators, Bridesburg elementary will add a sixth grade in the fall.

Creating something Awesome

A Northern Liberties man with a soft spot for all things 80s presents Awesome Fest, for your enjoyment throughout the summer.

Fishtown could see less old factories, more new apartments

Community members vote ‘yes’ on Tulip Street and Columbia Avenue developments, neighbors living within 500 feet vote ‘no.’

Fourth of July events

Dear readers: Star will not be delivered next week, on Wednesday, July 3, due to the 4th of July holiday. Here, we’ve collected all the events you need to know about for Independence Day and the celebrations before and after. Happy 4th!

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of June 26

Brief news items from around the River Wards.

River Wards events for the week of June 26

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

StarGazing for the week of June 26

Greetings, well wishes and memorial notices from River Wards neighbors. Submit yours to