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East Kensington: Uniting Community With Arts Festival

East Kensington: Uniting Community With Arts Festival

The East Kensington Neighbors Association addresses several important issues going on in its own neighborhood every third Monday of each month at Philadelphia Brewing Company. All East Kensington residents are welcomed to attend the meetings and take part in changes being made in the community. Onias Timothy Dickson, 32, was initially summoned to attend these […]

 

Kensington: Trinity Presbyterian Member Helps Recovering Addicts in Community

Kensington: Trinity Presbyterian Member Helps Recovering Addicts in Community

Kenneth Blood, 66, is a lifelong resident of Philadelphia. In the 35 years he has lived in Kensington, Blood has devoted his time providing rehabilitated addicts with transitional living at Trinity Presbyterian Church. What is your philosophy in terms of your role in the community, specifically Trinity Presbyterian Church? There are people that go to […]

 By Richard Kauffman and Viannie Bell

Fishtown: Chili Cook-off Quickly Becomes Neighborhood Favorite

Fishtown: Chili Cook-off Quickly Becomes Neighborhood Favorite

Fishtown residents numbed their tongues this past weekend with spicy chili to benefit neighborhood organizations. The Second Annual Fishtown Neighbors Association Chili Cookoff at 2424 Studios on 2424 E. York St. brought local food and drink enthusiasts to enjoy some of the area’s best recipes. Entrants of 10 different Fishtown restaurants and 15 Fishtown residents […]