Filmmaker Jamie Moffett has started the Kensington Renewal Initiative, a new program, through which he hopes to restore dilapidated properties and move drug dealers off corners throughout Kensington.
Little Flower Catholic High School student Brooke Nugent, 16, spent a day shadowing L&I chief Fran Burns. Nugent learned a lot.
— Tour gives mayor an idea of the neighborhood’s challenges and needs.
The Port Richmond West Community Action Network invited special guests to its meeting last week, with the aim of solving problems that impact the community.
While the Port Richmond thoroughfare of Richmond Street has been plagued by vacant properties for decades, new construction in the area and enthusiastic new business owners could help usher the corridor into a brighter, busier future.