Northeast Times

 Articles by Hayden Mitman

From basements to parks, the Fringe is here

East Kensington's Emerald Street Park is just one of the many places residents will find live performances during the Philly Fringe and Live Arts Festival.


Residents, officials welcome new Superfresh

Northern Liberties residents joined Mayor Nutter and Superfresh executives for a grand opening last week — just in time for some hurricane shopping.


Honkala’s political horseplay doesn’t bode well for Green Party

Kensington's Cheri Honkala has a tough fight ahead if she wants to take out State Rep. Jewell Williams, who won the Democratic nomination for sheriff in the May primary.


Conquering the Trail of Hope

Fishtown’s Peter Prusinowski walked from Penn Treaty Park to Bartlesville, Oklahoma to commemorate the trail the Lenni Lenape Indians took.


Sauerkraut galore

For some 70 years now, the Kissling family has been turning cabbage into a product that has become a Philly institution.


Cocktails, with a side of community

This new Francisville cafe and bar wants to be a focal point in the resurgent neighborhood.


Redistricting could mean shake up for river wards

As City Council nears a deadline to remap district boundaries, residents weigh in at public hearings. Two more are scheduled.


Making sense of Philly's business maze

The Office of Business Services is using the web and local directors to help spur business in a notoriously unfriendly business culture.


Reward offered for suspect in Port Richmond slaying

Frustrated over a lack of leads in a brazen, broad-daylight murder, officials are asking for help.


Kensington and Allegheny coming along strong

The days when K & A was a bustling shopping district are long gone, but a handful dedicated entrepreneurs and a local nonprofit see better times ahead.