Keep up to date on everything going on in your neighborhood with our guide.
Stay up to date with the latest happenings in the River Wards area.
Brief news items from around the River Wards.
Keep up on all the happenings in your neighborhood with our guide.
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.
Neighbors who attended a meeting of the Olde Richmond Civic Association voted to support the proposed Wynn Philadelphia casino on the Delaware River.
The Blight Fight
On Tulip Street, Joe Caltagirone has for 20 years tended to a vibrant community garden — of tulips, naturally. Locals say its creation is a sign that beauty and change continue to bloom in Kensington.
Liberti Church East is planning its annual Easter outreach program, which raised $40,000 last year to distribute 1,200 Easter meals to River Ward families in need. This year, it plans to raise $50,000 and dig two drinking water wells in Southern Sudan.
Residents and neighborhood groups had differing reactions after the City Council amended the zoning code to include parking spaces for homes with five units or more.