The co-owner of the Northern Liberties bar withdrew a request for funding from the Penn Treaty Special Services District after neighborhood residents were up in arms about the potential use of the funds.
A recent meeting of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association allowed locals to come together over several issues, including safety after a recent fatal shooting and issues over a construction proposal at Finnigan's Wake that many residents oppose.
In the Wawa Welcome America celebration's Hoagie Day at Independence Mall, the Philadelphia Police took on the Fire Department in a hoagie making race. Officers from Fishtown's 26th police district participated in the contest.
Last week, Carlton Williams, the new commissioner of the Dept. of Licenses and Inspections, discussed his plans for the office with the Port Richmond West Community Action Network.
The drug maker's new CEO and board of directors are reviewing the proposed distribution center.