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Lancaster Avenue: Five People to Know

Lancaster Avenue: Five People to Know

The commercial corridor on Lancaster Avenue is home to many businesses and residents who are passionate about their community. The people who have opened up shop are actively participating to support their neighbors and help the community thrive. Phyllis Jones-Carter Phyllis Jones-Carter, owner of A Part of Me, has been actively taking part in supporting […]

 

Al Día: 5 People You Should Know

Al Día: 5 People You Should Know

Although they make up just 12 percent of Philadelphia, the city’s Latino population is not shy about making their mark on the community. These are five people within Philadelphia’s Latino community who are dedicated to making a difference. These five people are a small sampling of the noteworthy Latinos who call Philadelphia their home.   […]

 

Pennsport: Five People You Need To Know

Pennsport:  Five People You Need To Know

There’s a lot to love about Pennsport.  It’s got a rich history of Mummer’s associations and immigrant settlements combined with a growing population of young people and new businesses.  With rapid growth and change, neighbors can lose their sense of closeness but Pennsport remains a tight-knit community where neighborhood pride keeps on growing.  Here are […]

 

Southwest Philadelphia: Five People You Should Know

Southwest Philadelphia’s ethnic, racial, and cultural landscape has transformed in the past 25 years. From 1990-2010, the white population in the Elmwood neighborhood decreased from about 21,000 to 2,500, while the African-American population rose from 6,500 to 29,100, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. In addition, Elmwood’s Asian population rose by 1,200 in the same period, which […]

 

East Passyunk: 5 People You Need to Nnow

Marissa Cianciulli is a graphic designer for Four Corners Management. She graduated from Moore College of Art and Design in 2012 and immediately started her career in graphic design. She has designed menus and other forms of artwork for popular bars such as Boot and Saddle and Dolphin Tavern as well as promotional posters for FCM/R5 […]

 Amber L. White, Shara D. Howard, and Susan Dong.

LGBTQI: Seven Places to Know in the Community

LGBTQI: Seven Places to Know in the Community

Philadelphia’s Gayborhood – the epicenter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) communities – is  located west of Washington Square, between 11th and Broad streets. The Gayberhood is internationally recognized for its queer-centric businesses, as well as residential and public spaces. Each year, the communities and their allies come together on the […]

 

Al Dia: Five Places You Should Know

Al Dia: Five Places You Should Know

“Welcome to the center of gold” as the mural reads, or in this case the heart of Philadelphia’s Fairhill section, located at the intersection of 5th Street and Lehigh Avenue. Fairhill has the highest concentration of Latino residents of any neighborhood in Philadelphia, but it is just one of many Latino hotspots located throughout the […]

 

Southwest Philly: Five Places to Know

Southwest Philly: Five Places to Know

Southwest Philadelphia claims the city area from Baltimore Avenue south to the airport, and from the Schuylkill River west to Cobbs Creek. Its three primary neighborhoods from north to south are Kingsessing, Elmwood Park and Eastwick. Though some point out its urban blight, this area is filled with great restaurants and fascinating residents from all […]

 Nina C. Lispi and Edward P Durkin

Pennsport: Five Places You Need To Know

Pennsport: Five Places You Need To Know

Pennsport is South Philadelphia’s spot along the Delaware. This stretch of prime waterfront property sits nestled between Washington and Snyder avenues and east of Sixth Street. Compared to other parts of Philadelphia, it can appear a little sleepy, but just because the area is largely residential doesn’t mean it’s not sprinkled with hidden gems. The […]

 

Newbold: Four Defining Spots of the ‘New’ South Philly

Newbold: Four Defining Spots of the ‘New’ South Philly

There’s nothing new about Newbold, per se. It is, after all, a longstanding Point Breeze neighborhood that just happens to sport some new digs. But rising home sales prices of 13.3 percent in the area, coupled with an eclipsing of the city average of new homes built post-2005 and a mid-30s median resident age, all are ingredients […]