Residents of East Torresdale spent more than two hours deliberating how to react to a local tavern owner’s proposal to expand his business. But by the end of an Aug. 11 meeting of the East Torresdale Civic Association, Kevin Goodchild got neighbors’ go-ahead to more than double the capacity of Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe.
Members of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Council’s Zoning Committee on April 10 heard about plans to create a park and an art gallery on the 4600 block of Paul Street. They also listened to a proposal for a parking lot on Orthodox Street for a Northwood charter school and a request to clarify a deed to garages on Haworth Street.
The owners of an apartment building and a tavern each won the approval of the East Torresdale Civic Association last week in separate zoning cases.
Why our concerns about our cars can sometimes make us our own worst enemies.
East Torresdale residents offered an oft-maligned neighborhood restaurant and nightclub their support last week as they voted to allow the business to expand its footprint.
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.
In this week's installment of Riverward Rants, Joe tackles an age old issue: the etiquette of saving a parking spot in a snowstorm.
With development surging in Fishtown, a new plan offers solutions to cool growing tensions between residents and business owners.