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.
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.
After losing thousands because of cuts in state funding, the Lutheran Settlement House found other ways to continue its adult education programs.
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.
Northern Liberties-based Duke and Winston owner Seun Olubodun looked to his dog Duke for inspiration in his new line of clothing.
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.
In this week's Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley looks at those popular internet support campaigns - like the recent Kony 2012 documentary - and wonders if something similar could help improve conditions in Kensington.
Seamus O’Neill was murdered in 2008. Friends and family remember him after his killer was sentenced to life in prison earlier this month.
In this week’s Think Beer…Drink Beer, columnist Tim Patton looks at ways to help urban gardeners grow hops, an essential ingredient in many popular brews.