Articles by Carolan DiFiore

From World’s Workshop to Hipster Mecca

An exhibition highlighting the history of Northern Liberties will open at the Philadelphia History Museum this week.

Local schools celebrate Catholic Schools’ Week

Students at St. Laurentius School and Our Lady of Port Richmond School celebrated Catholic Schools Week at the end of January with community service and guest speakers.

Neighbors fight methadone clinic

The proposed clinic at 2100 N. Front St. would operate just down the street from its original location at Kensington Hospital. 

Going green

Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts makes sustainability a priority.  

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Feb. 12

An reward increase for information about NoLibs murder, a local politician seeks re-election, and other neighborhood news in brief. 

A bar with a story

A 1920s-themed restaurant could open in Port Richmond by late summer.  

Fishtown’s disappearing trees

Neighborhood trees are coming down, but efforts to replace them are springing up.

Richmond Street closure starts today

Everything you need to know about the two-year Richmond Street detour. 

Good food, good life

A new Mediterranean restaurant and smoothie bar in Fishtown offers dishes ranging from falafel to smoothies.

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Jan. 29

An update on the NoLibs murder investigation, details on a grant awarded to a local school, and other news in brief.