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Port Richmond: This Week In The News — New Opportunities At Powers Park, Car Battery Bandit, Hit And Run Driver Sentenced, & Amtrak Rail Changes

Port Richmond: This Week In The News — New Opportunities At Powers Park, Car Battery Bandit, Hit And Run Driver Sentenced, & Amtrak Rail Changes

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people are talking about things happening in Port Richmond: Opportunities Abound For Involvement at Powers Park: Game Night is back on Thursday evenings thanks to Jan and Donna Galas, giving kids 3-12 a reason to get out of the house in the summer. Powers […]

 

Port Richmond: A&W Literacy Night, Aria-Jefferson Health Fair And Movie Nights

Port Richmond: A&W Literacy Night, Aria-Jefferson Health Fair And Movie Nights

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. A&W Literacy Night: Monday, July 24, 6:30-8 p.m. – 2600 E. Westmoreland St. Aria-Jefferson Health Fair: Tuesday, July 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – St. Anne’s Senior Community Center (2607 E. Cumberland St.) […]

 

Port Richmond: This Week In The News — New Executive Director At Beat The Streets, The Next Hot Neighborhoods in Philly And Lost Dogs

Port Richmond: This Week In The News — New Executive Director At Beat The Streets, The Next Hot Neighborhoods in Philly And Lost Dogs

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people are talking about things happening in Port Richmond: Familiar Face Heading Philadelphia’s Largest Wrestling Organization – Longtime Rizzo PAL athlete James Mangan has been named executive director of Beat the Streets, the largest youth wrestling organization in Philadelphia. (via Star News) Philly’s Next […]

 

Harrowgate: Get Your Motor Running- Reentry Roadblocks Lead To Transportation Innovation

Harrowgate: Get Your Motor Running- Reentry Roadblocks Lead To Transportation Innovation

Freddy Castro put himself into a tight spot. After a few brush-ups with the law he decided to go the straight and narrow. But trying to land a decent paying job with a criminal record is tough. And having no driver’s license can tie you up even tighter than handcuffs. “I was interviewing for a […]

 

Port Richmond: First-Time Homebuyer Workshop, 24th District Town Hall, and Nature Heroes “Radical Reptiles” Showing

Port Richmond: First-Time Homebuyer Workshop, 24th District Town Hall, and Nature Heroes “Radical Reptiles” Showing

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. Senior Produce Vouchers: Monday, July 17 and Thursday, July 20, 1:30-3 p.m. – St. Anne’s Senior Community Center (2607 E. Cumberland St.) First-Time Homebuyer Workshop: Tuesday, July 18, 4-8 p.m. – Coral Street Arts […]

 

Port Richmond: Woman in Critical Condition After Stabbing, Heroin Addiction Testimonials, and Tire Garden Beautification Project

Port Richmond: Woman in Critical Condition After Stabbing, Heroin Addiction Testimonials, and Tire Garden Beautification Project

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people are talking about things happening in Port Richmond: Woman critical after stabbing in Port Richmond – Philadelphia police are on the hunt for a man who stabbed a 32-year-old woman on the 2000 block of Castor Avenue around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning. The […]

 

Harrowgate: Outsiders Pitch In When Locals Don’t

Harrowgate: Outsiders Pitch In When Locals Don’t

Longtime community members fight for their neighborhood one block at a time in Harrowgate. Repelling drug dealers, moving addicts along and fighting opportunistic slumlords starts less with city-wide policy and more with in-person communication and leading by example. Local civic association leaders like Shannon Farrell and Jim Ridgway do it neighborhood-wide. But it’s the block captains […]

 

Port Richmond: Wooden Block Party, Richmond Branch Library Activities, Farm To Families Pick-Up And Other Events This Week

Port Richmond: Wooden Block Party, Richmond Branch Library Activities, Farm To Families Pick-Up And Other Events This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. NKCDC Office Hours: Wednesday, July 12th, 4-7 p.m. – Firm Hope Baptist Church (2313 E. Auburn St.) Wooden Block Party: Wednesday, July 12th, 6 p.m. – Richmond Branch Library (2987 Almond St.) Summer […]

 

Port Richmond: This Week In The News – Marijuana Dispensaries, Street Racing And Theft In The Neighborhood

Port Richmond: This Week In The News – Marijuana Dispensaries, Street Racing And Theft In The Neighborhood

In case you missed in, we found a few places where people are talking about things happening in Port Richmond: State awards one marijuana dispensary in Fishtown, two in Northeast – Pennsylvania Department of Health awarded 27 medical marijuana dispensaries across the state, but just three in Philadelphia. Restore Integrative Wellness Center LLC will be […]

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Fishtown: Get Up’s Gettin’ it in the Park

Fishtown: Get Up’s Gettin’ it in the Park

Anyone who has been to the Electric Factory in the Callowhill neighborhood has seen local artist Get Up’s creations on the walls inside. The 31-year-old Kensington native has been creating street art in the city since 2012, after living and working in Oakland for six years. Get Up is not only a street artist, he is a musician and […]

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