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.
Edward John Staniszewski, beloved Fishtown shoemaker and owner of Star Shoe Service for more than 60 years, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 12, at age 88 from complications of a stroke suffered in late March.
Two sports fans are putting their heroes on paper with a new comic series called Dugout Phunnies.
A blend of passions is making for an interesting brew in Fishtown.
Police from the Special Victims Unit have released the sketch of a man wanted in a July 11 rape.
The Kissling family has been making sauerkraut in Philly since before the Great Depression, and still cranks out millions of pounds annually from their Fishtown plant.
Supporting a good cause or remembering a tragic loss, tournaments here are serious.
After taking first place at a skate competition last week, Fishtown’s Joey Lineman is headed to the renowned Woodward East skate camp.
Localized prosecution appears to be paying off in area police districts, with convictions on the rise.