In lieu of an unanticipated increase in crime in the neighborhood, residents are now turning to Port Richmond’s Town Watch (PTRW) group for support, explanations and, above all, solutions. However, PTRW members say that some [continue reading…]
The blocks of Frankford Avenue that snake through Fishtown and Kensington have seen a resurgence in businesses in the past five years. This trend is only expected to intensify if the proposed zoning code changes [continue reading…]
Serving the community as a movie palace in the neighborhood known today as Mount Airy, the Sedgwick Theater has become a local historic site. Since its opening in 1928, this theater is one of the [continue reading…]
Click here for an interactive map featuring links to positive developments in Kensington. There are many reasons why new residents looking to move to Philadelphia are starting to consider Kensington as a viable option. Prospective [continue reading…]
The students of Orange Korner Arts House prepare for their annual gala with a rendition of “Imma Be” by the Black Eyed Peas. Visit this link for another story about the Orange Korner Arts House.
Frank Peterson interacts with patrons of the Free Library System on a daily basis. Peterson, the head of the newspapers and magazines department at the Northeast Regional Branch, has been working at the second-largest branch [continue reading…]
According to a recent National Telecommunications and Information Administration report, 40 percent of Americans do not have broadband access. In Philadelphia, that number is slightly higher–48 percent, according to the Philadelphia Division of Technology. The [continue reading…]
In mid-September, the Freedom Rings Sustainable Broadband Adoption Partnership, a coalition of non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, private businesses and government organizations, was awarded an $11.8 million grant to increase Internet access in Philadelphia. [continue reading…]