Story Archive March 04 2014

Bourbon and Branch replaces 30-year-old Liberties restaurant

Owner names new whiskey bar and restaurant after his wife’s favorite drink.    

Henon commits to renovating Bridesburg Rec Center

Bridesburg residents reviewed plans for renovating the rec center at a meeting on Monday, Feb. 24.

Market-rate lofts proposed for Sepviva Street

Developers are seeking approval to convert an abandoned Port Richmond factory into 52 apartments with an adjacent parking lot.

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of March 5

A buyer is chosen for the Stephen Douglas High School building, an anti-SLAPP bill progresses, and other local news in brief. 

Plans revealed for Penn Treaty Park playground

Community members reviewed two possible plans for a new playground at Penn Treaty Park in Fishtown at a meeting Thursday.

Police, FBI investigate unrelated Northeast bank robberies

Philadelphia police and the FBI are investigating a pair of unrelated bank robberies in the Northeast recently.

River Wards events for the week of March 5

Stay up to date on what's go­ing on in your neigh­bor­hood this week.