On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee, part of the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division, will wind down its 2013 volunteer cleaning season with the last of its three cleanups scheduled for the Northeast’s 2nd, 7th, 8th and 15th Police districts.
River Wards neighbors are among those on Councilman Bobby Henon’s “Problem Properties Advisory Council,” which hosted a “Bad Neighbor Hearing” last Tuesday. The message for these landlords? Shape up, or ship out.
— Changes along the Bustleton Avenue corridor in Castor Gardens spur a new business group.
The neighborhood's monthly civic meeting touched on a number of topics, from beautification projects to an all-ages club on Delaware Avenue.
The city wants Fishtown's Green Rock Tavern to get rid of their bike rack - in their eyes, an illegal sidewalk cafe.
Drop DROP or impeach City Council
Residents who have long fought for a supermarket on Girard Avenue in Brewerytown may finally have found a ray of hope in Bottom Dollar Foods, a retail chain looking to take root in the Philly market.