Supermarket chain’s Northeast store is its first in Philadelphia. The addition of 275 jobs also had Mayor Nutter in an upbeat mood.
A Frankford house made uninhabitable by a fire was sealed up by the city on July 5, and debris from the building was bagged up and stacked on the narrow pavement outside until it was collected a couple weeks later.
Back when Harry Truman was president, a couple of South Philly guys decided to move their bar-restaurant from 10th and Jackson streets to the Northeast. Tony and Dominic Mallamaci brought their recipes for old-fashioned tomato pies and handmade meatballs with them when they opened Tony’s Place on the 6300 block of Frankford Ave. on July 2, 1951.
A new PAL center is expected to open in the Northeast before the school year begins.
Hard times in Liberia have stirred the spirit of a small congregation at a Somerton church.
So you want something special, do you? You want a cake shaped like a car or a cake that looks like a baby crawling into a diaper bag?
Bigwigs in government walk the streets of Frankford to get a firsthand view of blight.
A Bustleton church probably will withdraw its application for a zoning variance that would have allowed it to rent classrooms to a charter school.
Former Northeast resident Yuan Tang left teaching and found her true calling — law school and legal advocacy for vulnerable immigrants.
Primos Sports Bar has been closed for years, but the property at Arrott and Griscom streets recently was purchased at a sheriff’s sale and the new owner wants neighborhood backing so he can get a liquor license for the restaurant he wants to operate at the corner.