The vacant Henry F. Ortlieb Brewery buildings in Northern Liberties could be demolished at any time beginning today, but exactly when is unclear. Ortlieb’s is among the last industrial landmarks in the neighborhood. What’s to come after the dust settles?
City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.
In a move to help Port Richmond shake off years of concerns over absentee owners, Maura Kennedy, director of strategic initiatives for the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections, said that for the past three months, Port Richmond has been part of a pilot program to get blighted and abandoned properties back into being functioning elements of the community.
Still riled over a mob attack, concerned citizens have been packing meetings in the river wards to demand more of the local police force.
The city wants Fishtown's Green Rock Tavern to get rid of their bike rack - in their eyes, an illegal sidewalk cafe.
When Kevin Boyle campaigned last year in the 172nd Legislative District, his top issues included negligent, out-of-town property owners.