At 8 years old, Dolly Park was already her own personal stylist. She’d go to the thrift store and pick up the most unique pieces they had to offer because the last thing she wanted [Read More]
Story by Alan Lu Heng Fa Food Market, the largest grocery store in Philadelphia’s Chinatown, has remained financially successful despite increasing worries around the COVID-19 delta variant. The Chinatown Development Corporation estimated that the average [Read More]
COVID-19: Restaurants, Bar Owners, and Musicians are Figuring Out When and How to Bring Live Music Back
Sprinkles is not a music venue, but owner Emily Reich was happy to hire jazz musicians to perform on weekends at her ice cream shop to help drum up business. [Read More]
As businesses look to fill open jobs coming out of the pandemic, a new toolkit offers practical advice for hiring and keeping immigrant workers. [Read More]
COVID-19: Community Integrated Services Provides Job Support to Individuals with Disabilities, Even as Pandemic Continues
Through the development of virtual learning services, education programs, and community engagement, Community Integrated Services is weathering the pandemic and adapting so that it can provide the support its participants need. [Read More]
Phila Dawson and the Chestnut HIll Business Association developed various communication strategies to help connect local retailers to resources and revenue over the past year.
Hatboro Dish, an 80-seat restaurant in Hatboro, Pennsylvania, has struggled financially over the past year, but recently received financial help from the Barstool Fund. [Read More]
After a year of stresses and diminished revenue, businesses along Chestnut Hill’s retail corridor look forward to when vaccinated residents come out shopping again.
Editor’s note: This story was updated 4/7/2021 to include additional information provided by the FNA. A small Fishtown shopping center would become a 53-unit apartment building if it receives zoning approval, a prospect some residents [Read More]