Kensington's Little Berlin artists' collective just received a grant to create a sculpture garden on a barren lot.
Following the example of the National Night Out, the River Wards Crime Watch is hosting monthly meetups throughout the community aimed at curbing crime and violence.
Northern Liberties' SEER Interactive, with its headquarters operating out of a church built in 1850, proudly supports local nonprofit groups.
Hundreds of Comcast employees took to the streets on Comcast Cares Day on Saturday April 21 to give back to the community.
After the fire that burned the Buck Hosiery building in Kensington to the ground, neighbors have been asked to inspect their homes, especially their roofs, because embers from the fire could have damaged properties throughout the community.
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City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) will unveil a new iPhone app - created at no cost to taxpayers - that will allow users to report quality of life issues to City Hall.
At the Philly Soft Pretzel Factory on Aramingo Avenue, throughout April — National Autism Awareness Month — all proceeds from the $1 ribbon pretzels will be donated to support the cause.
Local officials recently discussed the tools they are using to fight blight, as well as, St. Anne’s possible future as a charter school and the deteriorating state of the pier at Pulaski Park.