You voted, we listened. Here are the 2013 winners of the Best of the River Wards, Part I. Click through the photos below to see snapshots of each winner. See Part II for the rest of the winners.
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— Cows, wagons, oxen and sheep, and other good stuff, have graced what is believed to be America's oldest roadway bridge, in Holmesburg.
— Northeast Philadelphia is rich in history and nowhere is that more evident than in the old houses of worship that are located there.
— Honors for two Northeast Philly natives who perished in the terrorism attacks on the World Trade Center.
Archeologists search along Columbus Boulevard, just a few blocks south of Northern Liberties, for evidence of the West Shipyard. The shipyard is believed to have been in place on the Delaware River six years before William Penn set foot in the state that would bear his name.
A look at The Choice is Yours, a program that gives first-time nonviolent drug offenders in the city the chance to avoid jail and learn career and social skills.
Live music, arts and crafts and the Kenzinger run all return to Penn Treaty Park this weekend.
Columbia Avenue in Fishtown could soon see an overhaul that includes new street trees, artwork and lighting. Last week, organizers met to discuss the plan. A final meeting is planned for March.