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.
In this week's Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley looks at Vice laws, and details why, he feels, the city might be better off not enforcing them.
Members of 34 groups throughout the city rallied together last week in an effort to support the Take Back Vacant Land Coalition, all hoping to change how the city manages its vacant property.
Local officials recently discussed the tools they are using to fight blight, as well as, St. Anne’s possible future as a charter school and the deteriorating state of the pier at Pulaski Park.
After leaving City Hall when the Occupy Philly camp came to an end, some homeless individuals have found a home with the Nu-Look ministry — it’s under the Betsy Ross Bridge.
After losing thousands because of cuts in state funding, the Lutheran Settlement House found other ways to continue its adult education programs.
Northern Liberties-based Duke and Winston owner Seun Olubodun looked to his dog Duke for inspiration in his new line of clothing.
In this week's Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley, looks at the often simplified, 'black & white' issues in politics, when all too often, there is a gray area that is overlooked.