The days when K & A was a bustling shopping district are long gone, but a handful dedicated entrepreneurs and a local nonprofit see better times ahead.
“You want to have children? Take care of them.”
The Philadelphia Horticultural Society created three Pop-Up Gardens around the city to offer respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Don’t let the back-to-school ads fool you. August is still an infant and summer’s only half over. The U.S. government has finally (temporarily) solved its debt-ceiling crisis, so for the time being things at the federal level are dullsville.
The Mayfair meeting attracted a big crowd. Politicians, residents and civic leaders repeated the same message: A planned methadone clinic isn’t welcome.
As City Hall’s financial watchdog, Controller Alan Butkovitz has his hands full while keeping tabs on a broke city that needs money, a broke school district that needs money and a planned change in real-estate assessment likely to have a lot of residents howling.
Localized prosecution appears to be paying off in area police districts, with convictions on the rise.
They are military veterans, most of them living lives in limbo, torn by war. They don’t have much. But they do have the Comfort House. This is Times staffer Jenny Swigoda’s story and photo essay.
Tenants are mum about Healing Way facility, but they have applied to Harrisburg for a permit to dispense methadone.