Fairhill: New Chapter For Library Means Bittersweet, Temporary Closure

Fairhill: New Chapter For Library Means Bittersweet, Temporary Closure

Rebekah Ray and the staff at the Lillian Marrero Library have been dedicated to the future of the branch, long before the building recently closed for renovations. Now, they are left wondering how the community is going to fare for the next two years, without the essential resources they provide. The Lillian Marrero Library at Sixth […]

 

Kensington: Member Owned Grocery Store Seeks to Bring Community Together

Kensington: Member Owned Grocery Store Seeks to Bring Community Together

The smell of fresh coffee emits from the second floor of Circle of Hope, located on Frankford Avenue and Norris Street, as the Kensington Community Food Co-op (KCFC) sets up for their Tuesday market place. With fresh produce, honey, teas and a variety of other goods offered at the market place, the members and non-members […]

 

Al Dia: Five Places You Should Know

Al Dia: Five Places You Should Know

“Welcome to the center of gold” as the mural reads, or in this case the heart of Philadelphia’s Fairhill section, located at the intersection of 5th Street and Lehigh Avenue. Fairhill has the highest concentration of Latino residents of any neighborhood in Philadelphia, but it is just one of many Latino hotspots located throughout the […]