Fishtown boasts what's considered “the biggest, greenest block in Philadelphia.”
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The proposal has earned community support, but a group of residents living on Allen Street oppose the project. The ZBA has yet to grant needed variances for the project.
Neutering service for cats offered for free to 19134 residents after local kitten-burning incident; housing in Front Street historic banks may be canceled; and more.
Fishtown gives Wynn the thumbs-up; Councilman Henon retracts Cokie rezoning bill in Bridesburg and SugarHouse settles illegal dumping claim while planning for expansion.
Brief news items from around the River Wards.
Liberti Church East is planning its annual Easter outreach program, which raised $40,000 last year to distribute 1,200 Easter meals to River Ward families in need. This year, it plans to raise $50,000 and dig two drinking water wells in Southern Sudan.
The project manager of an in-construction apartment complex — once advertised as being in Fishtown, but really in Kensington — says that the living space will be a highlight of what will be called the “American Street Arts Corridor.”
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