Residents gave an emphatic “yes” to a new bakery in Fishtown at last week’s zoning meeting.
Witness art in motion (and mud pits) this Saturday at the Kensington Kinetic Derby
Following the example of the National Night Out, the River Wards Crime Watch is hosting monthly meetups throughout the community aimed at curbing crime and violence.
After the fire that burned the Buck Hosiery building in Kensington to the ground, neighbors have been asked to inspect their homes, especially their roofs, because embers from the fire could have damaged properties throughout the community.
Help 4 Homeless Families founder William Lorch began a community group to support the homeless — and nearly homeless — throughout the riverwards after he opened his home to a needy child.
To combat crime and address local issues, residents form the organization Somerset Neighbors for Better Living.
While the Port Richmond thoroughfare of Richmond Street has been plagued by vacant properties for decades, new construction in the area and enthusiastic new business owners could help usher the corridor into a brighter, busier future.
Columbia Avenue in Fishtown could soon see an overhaul that includes new street trees, artwork and lighting. Last week, organizers met to discuss the plan. A final meeting is planned for March.
In Center City, sightseeing tours usually are reserved for visitors to the City of Brotherly Love.