Articles by Hayden Mitman

Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Cheesesteak

Winner: Tony’s Pizza at 3128 Belgrade

Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Beer Distributor

Winner: Philadelphia Beer Company at 2525 York St.

Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Bartender

Winner: Jen Bender at Tailgators Sports Bar at 2436 Gaul St.

Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Bar

Winner: Mick’s Inn at 2526 E. Clearfield St.

Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Art Gallery

Winner: Hinge Cafe at 2652. E. Somerset St.

Unearthing history along the river

Archeologists search along Columbus Boulevard, just a few blocks south of Northern Liberties, for evidence of the West Shipyard. The shipyard is believed to have been in place on the Delaware River six years before William Penn set foot in the state that would bear his name.

Tax talk

Tax reform activist Brett Mandel attended a meeting of the Fishtown Neighbors Association last week to discuss the effects of the city’s Actual Value Initiative — and to make the case for his support of the plan.

One person’s trash is another’s puppet

Found Object Puppet Improv hits the Walking Fish Theatre this weekend, and it’s quite a unique show.

Walking for Wayne, and for justice

It’s been 10 years since the murder of Fishtown man Wayne Elliss, Jr. On July 28 his family and friends will march to remember him, and maybe find some answers.

KANAC office moves from Allegheny Avenue

The Allegheny Avenue branch of the NKCDC will now share the main office on Frankford Avenue. Services to residents, however, will reportedly remain the same.