Fairmount: Bicycle Shop Identifies With Its Riders On The Road

Fairmount: Bicycle Shop Identifies With Its Riders On The Road

When the rest of the city is asleep on Saturday mornings, the Fairmount-based WTF road riders are already biking through the city. WTF isn’t just a trendy acronym; it’s a 20-30 mile road bike ride catering exclusively for folks who identify as women (W), transgender (T), femme (F) or non-binary. Fairmount Bicycles, which focuses on […]

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Fairmount: Five Locally Owned Businesses Serving the Community

Fairmount: Five Locally Owned Businesses Serving the Community

Many locally owned businesses are found along Fairmount Avenue. The variety helps fill the needs of the community and appeals to loyal customers, several business owners said. Fairmount Pet Shoppe This small business, located at 2024 Fairmount Ave., was opened by Courtney Tripp and started through her love of animals. She works with several local organizations, including Temple University, […]

 By Hannah Morrison and Justin D'Ancona

Fairmount: Local Residents and Businesses Support Neighborhood School

Fairmount: Local Residents and Businesses Support Neighborhood School

With the recent budget cuts in the School District of Philadelphia, many neighborhood schools have been forced to find other options to supplement their funding. Bache-Martin Elementary School, located at 22nd and Brown streets, has started its own fundraising efforts with help from parents and other local residents. The ‘Adopt a Tiger’ program was designed […]