Fairmount: The KB Experience Helps Make Arts Crawl Possible

Fairmount: The KB Experience Helps Make Arts Crawl Possible

When Kristie Bergey first started her business 10 years ago, it was somewhat out of spite. She had spent 20 years working as a national retailer and was simply not satisfied with where she was. “I wasn’t getting where I wanted to in a corporate setting, in the time frame that I was hoping to […]

 

Fairmount: Five People Making a Difference

Fairmount: Five People Making a Difference

Community involvement is very prevalent in the Fairmount neighborhood. Being an up-and-coming area, many of the residents and business owners have different levels of experience in the neighborhood, but many agree that the residents tend to favor community interaction. 1. Bessie Dosis (above) was a part of the founding efforts of Steven’s Dry Cleaners on the […]

 

Fairmount: CDC Hopes to Revitalize Neighborhood

Tucked away in the hustle of Girard Avenue is a brightly displayed building, decorated with colorful flowers and small window designs. This office is on a mission to clean up the neighborhood and return the true beauty to the surrounding area. Fairmount Community Development Corporation serves the Brewerytown and Fairmount neighborhoods by hosting gatherings, fixing […]