Northern Liberties

 By Samantha Richcrick

Northern Liberties: Pet Expo Seeks Homes for Rescued Dogs

Northern Liberties: Pet Expo Seeks Homes for Rescued Dogs

Man’s best friend is one of the victims of the downturn in the economy. Many families have had to make the difficult decision to give up their beloved pet for adoption to an animal shelter or animal rescue because they can no longer afford them. “We used to receive five percent to 10 percent from owner […]

 By Anna Hyclak

Northern Liberties: Small Businesses Coping with Recession

Northern Liberties: Small Businesses Coping with Recession

The buzz surrounding the project helped attract a diverse group of more than 30 small businesses to the Piazza’s commercial space, including restaurants, galleries, boutiques and a record store. But when the Piazza finally opened on May 16, 2009, Philadelphia was in the heat of a recession. The unemployment rate soared to a staggering 10 […]

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