Allegheny West: Bu Bu’s Beer Deli Livelihood Threatened by Restaurant Licensing Bill

Allegheny West: Bu Bu’s Beer Deli Livelihood Threatened by Restaurant Licensing Bill

A tall, plexiglass wall barricades customers from a metropolis of beer, snacks and lottery tickets at Bu Bu Deli. The same wall functions as a locked door to owner Steve Taing’s home and family upstairs. He lives there with his 18 and 22-year old sons and wife, Lisa. Taing and his parents moved to Philadelphia […]

 

Port Richmond: Five Places You Need to Know

Port Richmond: Five Places You Need to Know

Port Richmond is a neighborhood in Philadelphia that contains a deep Polish heritage. The residents are predominantly of Polish origin, while the nationalities of other locals range from German, Irish and Italian. Located between the neighborhoods Kensington and Fishtown, Port Richmond is home to some of the oldest Catholic churches in the country. Besides having […]

 

Port Richmond: A Community Passionate About Theater

Port Richmond: A Community Passionate About Theater

In 1984, a community theater was born in Port Richmond at the Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary parish.  Seven years later this company moved further down Allegheny Avenue towards the Delaware River to the Lithuanian Music Hall, 2715 E. Allegheny Avenue.  The Theatre Company of Port Richmond has been performing for audiences twice a year since […]