Articles by Mikala Jamison

River City revelry

Check out our photo gallery from Fishtown's River City Festival. 

River Ward events for the week of October 2

Keep up on all the happenings in your neighborhood with our guide.

Local playwright pens musical journey

A new play written by and starring a Port Richmond man premieres this week, taking audiences on a "kaleidoscopic journey of memory."

Two blighted homes, one hardworking office

State Rep. John Taylor's office is pursuing legal remedies to get two abandoned and unsanitary homes in Port Richmond cleaned and sealed, with some results. 

Kensington tulip garden wins big

One local man turned a once vacant lot into a colorful symbol of neighborhood growth and positive change. 

Local politicians help bag hunger

September is national Hunger Action Month. Check out how your local representatives worked toward the cause. 

River Ward events for the week of September 25

Keep up on all the happenings in your neighborhood with our guide.

Presenting: Best of the River Wards 2013! - Part I

You voted, we listened. Here are the 2013 winners of the Best of the River Wards, Part I. Click through the photos below to see snapshots of each winner. See Part II for the rest of the winners.

And your winners are…

See the winners of this year's contest in two parts, right here on our website. 

Coming next week…

Check out the September 18 edition of Star to see which people, places and businesses in your neighborhoods won in our 2013 “Best of the River Wards” readers’ choice contest! Check back here for all the coverage.