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Lancaster Avenue: Five Great Eateries Worth Visiting

Lancaster Avenue: Five Great Eateries Worth Visiting

The Lancaster Avenue corridor in West Philadelphia is  home to many small businesses, including ethnic restaurants, specifically Korean and Jamaican. While these restaurants may not look like the jazziest places to dine from the outside, local customers value the restaurants for filling their bellies on a daily basis. One of the most popular eateries in the […]

 

Mantua: Longtime Donut Shop Owners Have Seen Good Changes in Community

Mantua: Longtime Donut Shop Owners Have Seen Good Changes in Community

Loyal customers know that Fresh Donuts owner Donald Eap and his sister Van have owned the doughnut and breakfast shop at 39th and Lancaster Avenue in Mantua for years. The neighborhood has changed significantly since they opened the doors back in 1991. What changes have the Eaps seen in Mantua? “Now it’s more like upbeat,” […]

 By Maria Santilli and Matthew Surden

Fishtown: Records and a Cup of Joe at Milkcrate Cafe

Fishtown: Records and a Cup of Joe at Milkcrate Cafe

Over the past few years, Fishtown has transformed into one of the more artsy areas of Philadelphia. As the neighborhood saw some changes, Milkcrate Cafe found a fresh way to serve coffee and music to everyone, from Fishtown natives to the new artsy residents. Located at Girard and Columbia avenues, the coffee shop was opened […]