Articles by Hayden Mitman

Fishtowner aiming for pizza memorabilia world record

Everything pizza: Brian Dwyer thinks his collection of pizza related stuff might be the world's largest. He hopes to make the items part of Pizza Brain, a restaurant and pizza museum he plans to open on Frankford Avenue.

City's final draft of Delaware River master plan draws praise

A crowd gave the city's plan for the central Delaware River waterfront a warm reception last week. The effort could see big changes along the river in Northern Liberties and Fishtown.

The A's come back to Philly - for the weekend

Those who dream of bringing the Athletics back to Philly will get a brief glimpse of that vision when the Phillies face the Oakland A's at Citizens Bank Park this weekend.

Fishtown student star in new children's book

In person, Samira Long, 12, is something of a shy, quiet kid.

'Farm to Families' makes eating fresh easy (and cheap)

Now open to just about anyone, the Farm to Families program makes picking up a weekly box of fresh, locally produced food easy and affordable.

City Council could OK Grasso venue

Last week, a City Council committee OK’d a bill that would alter zoning and make the 34,000-square-foot music venue possible, with plans to vote Thursday, June 16, on the bill.

PennDOT wants input on sound walls in Fishtown

With the expansion of Interstate 95 underway, PennDOT is looking for suggestions when it comes to sound barriers in Fishtown and Port Richmond.

I-95 expansion could see billboard shakeup in Port Richmond, Bridesburg

While advertising companies are fighting to keep their hold as the highway grows, some see an opportunity to eliminate the signs or bring them into compliance.

Two arrested in Trax murder

An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a man charged in the May 26 murder of Mustafa Shaker. The second suspect turned himself in soon after.

Fare brings fresh, organic food to the table

Realizing the shifting attitude in Fairmount, and the city as a whole, the new Fare restaurant along Fairmount Avenue boasts a purely organic kitchen.