Emily Scott and Michaela Winberg

Fairmount: Block Captain Cleans Up The Neighborhood

Fairmount: Block Captain Cleans Up The Neighborhood

Sam Holloschutz — born and raised in Philadelphia — is a board member at the Fairmount Civic Association and the chair of the FCA’s Neighborhood Improvement Committee. He’s also the block captain for the 800 block of N. 29th Street. Holloschutz is passionate about climate change and Fairmount, and he unites his passions in the […]

 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 […]

 By Autumn Kelly

Fairmount: Proposed Bicycle Lane is Up for Residents’ Approval

Fairmount: Proposed Bicycle Lane is Up for Residents’ Approval

[vimeo 59862679] Fairmount residents voted last month to support of a bicycle lane starting at Broad Street heading west. Now the neighborhood awaits approval from Spring Garden and Francisville. These residents will be given the opportunity to vote this week. The idea for a bicycle lane is part of a joint effort between the Bicycle Coalition […]