Port Richmond neighbors divided over development for low-income renters.
Frankford Civic Association members last week were supposed to be asked to support a local businessman’s plan to put a snack bar in his Torresdale Avenue car wash, but the business owner didn’t make a presentation.
State Rep. Mark Cohen addressed last month’s meeting of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association, endorsing National Small Business Weekend, which encourages consumers to shop locally and buy American-made products.
A 1920s-themed restaurant could open in Port Richmond by late summer.
The proposed clinic at 2100 N. Front St. would operate just down the street from its original location at Kensington Hospital.
The owners of a proposed methadone clinic on State Road in Holmesburg last week won a big court ruling.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week supported, opposed and tied on neighborhood zoning questions, heard about the temporary closing of a local firehouse and said goodbye to the commander of the 7th Police District.
Common Pleas Court Judge Ellen Green-Ceisler is expected to rule soon in an appeal of a Zoning Board of Adjustment decision permitting a methadone clinic along State Road in Holmesburg.
A yearslong zoning duel between a Bustleton resident and the neighborhood’s civic group has been delayed.