The co-owner of the Northern Liberties bar withdrew a request for funding from the Penn Treaty Special Services District after neighborhood residents were up in arms about the potential use of the funds.
In the Wawa Welcome America celebration's Hoagie Day at Independence Mall, the Philadelphia Police took on the Fire Department in a hoagie making race. Officers from Fishtown's 26th police district participated in the contest.
A recent meeting of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association allowed locals to come together over several issues, including safety after a recent fatal shooting and issues over a construction proposal at Finnigan's Wake that many residents oppose.
Mike Tomlinson, Republican candidate and life-long Philadelphian, hopes to topple longtime State Senator Mike Stack (R-5th dist.) in this November's election.
— Over the years, the organization has strived to be a place of cultural pride and a voice for immigrants.
Last week, Carlton Williams, the new commissioner of the Dept. of Licenses and Inspections, discussed his plans for the office with the Port Richmond West Community Action Network.
For decades, locals have tended to Kensington’s La Finquita, “the little farm.” Now, a new generation of urban gardeners has taken to caring for the community farm.
The oldest Latino organization in Philadelphia has many events lined up throughout the year to commemorate half a century of service.
The Penn Treaty Special Services District, until recently, awarded funds to nonprofits, community groups' projects, parks' friends groups, educational and sports programs and local churches. This year, the district has provided a grant to the for-profit community newspaper.
At last week’s first annual Block Captain Boot Camp, locals learned how to be effective community leaders.