Localized prosecution appears to be paying off in area police districts, with convictions on the rise.
Police from the Special Victims Unit have released the sketch of a man wanted in a July 11 rape.
Students and teachers from Lutheran Settlement House's adult education program met last week in Fishtown to discuss other options after cuts in state funding nixed classes there.
A new website unveiled by the Girard Coalition aims to tap into the fundraising power of sites like Kickstarter and apply it locally.
With a gourmet pizzeria, small music venue and restaurant on the menu, a recent zoning meeting showcased Fishtown’s rising reputation as a dining and nightlife hot spot.
Citing an increasingly sterile and uninviting environment, some Old City artists are looking to Frankford Avenue for a new First Friday stomping ground.
Seeking refuge from a 2nd Street food truck ban, several vendors have taken root at 2nd and Poplar streets, where an outdoor space welcomes customers.
Harrisburg’s recently passed budget made steep cuts in education spending. At Lutheran Settlement in Fishtown, that means no classes for hundreds of adults looking for a leg up.
Like many people who grew up in a Mayfair row home with a small back yard, Kathryn Ott Lovell looked elsewhere for recreation.