Articles by Mikala Jamison

River Ward events for the week of Dec. 11

Keep up on what's going on around your neighborhood this holiday season with our guide. 

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Dec. 11

A drug bust and armed robbery in Fishtown; 26th District crime report, and a new publication from Head & the Hand Press. 

Fishtown and Port Richmond parks to see renovations, thanks to grants

Penn Treaty Park and Pulaski Park will get spruced up in the near future. 

SNAPSHOTS: Port Richmond kids

See what young people in Port Richmond have been up to this fall.

SNAPSHOTS: Mayor Nutter shops in Fishtown

As part of Small Business Saturday, Mayor Michael Nutter shopped at several stores on Frankford and Girard avenues. 

River Ward events for the week of December 4

Stay up to date on what's going on in your neighborhood with our guide. 

Dancing toward her dreams

The Fishtown community has pitched in to help a young ballerina secure a place in a very important competition.

Big changes for the area discussed at PRCG meeting

A Port Richmond Community Group Meeting discussed changes in public transportation, the neighborhood's revitilization plan, and energy use issues the upcoming winter season.

River Ward events for the week of November 27

Keep up on all the events—especially holiday events—in your neighborhood with our guide!

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Nov. 27

Brief news items from around the River Wards communities.