Next year could see a big expansion at Philly’s only casino, bringing more jobs and games to the Fishtown and Northern Liberties waterfront.
Area community group leaders, police and elected officials met with developer David Grasso last week to discuss his plans for a large music venue on Richmond Street.
Using a state grant, Rep. Curtis Thomas is installing security cameras at a number of senior homes in his district.
Developer David Grasso received the needed zoning changes for a 3,000-person venue on Richmond Street in Fishtown, leaving neighbors with little say in issues such as parking and security.
Last week, a City Council committee OK’d a bill that would alter zoning and make the 34,000-square-foot music venue possible, with plans to vote Thursday, June 16, on the bill.
Unhappy with the violence in Northern Liberties, business owners and residents are trying to install security cameras to help keep a watchful eye on the area.