Articles by Brian Rademaekers

Pathan Chemical site redevelopment set to begin soon

Fourteen eco-friendly homes planned for polluted lot in Fishtown.

Firing up Philly kids’ creativity in Fishtown

Fishtown’s Philadelphia Sculpture Gym invites young men to open their eyes to the wonders of welding. 

Families thankful for this Christmas cause

As Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season, one Port Richmond family is celebrating five years of their cause, which helps other families in need during the holidays.

Now a Kenzo ‘export’: Commonwealth Ciders

When people think of apples and cider, they probably think of fall and cool weather. But East Kensington’s Philadelphia Brewing Co. is shaking up that association with a crisp new thirst-quencher that’ll go just fine with warmer weather.

'Tis the Season for Shopping (Locally)

The holiday shopping season is in full swing. Here's how shopping will support your neighborhood and satisfy most folks on your list.

Here’s to home brewing!

Barry’s Homebrew has opened a location in Kensington and is brewing homemade beer on North American Street.

River Wards Happenings: Nov. 9-15


River Wards Happenings: Nov. 4-9


Girard Avenue trolley off track until Christmas

Girard Avenue's iconic green-and-cream trolleys will go offline starting Oct. 30 due to track work.

You can help: New program keeps an eye on Philly streets

Want to help catch the bad guys? Register your camera with the Philly Police Department.