After its upcoming expansion, the casino will give the Penn Treaty Special Services District $1 million per year, all of which will benefit River Wards organizations. Here's a breakdown on where all that money has gone so far.
At a state hearing on applicants for the city's second casino license, not all residents agree with the opinions the city presented about Wynn Philadelphia, which could be constructed in the River Wards.
While infamous River Wards slumlord Robert Coyle is beginning a six-year sentence in federal prison for loan fraud, the neighborhood is still dealing with the aftermath of his rampant row-home fraud, as well as new scammers duplicating Coyle's tactics.
Core Realty's “Canal St. North Project” would bring a large music venue, a bar, restaurant, bowling alley and retail space to the waterfront in Fishtown. Residents are worried about parking, but voted in support of the development.