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Mayfair: Pop-up Events Bring Community Together

Mayfair: Pop-up Events Bring Community Together

Pop-ups throughout Philadelphia have been gaining popularity. These small, usually short markets come for all sorts of reasons: a beer garden in the summer, to promote a corporate brand or, in the case of Mayfair, to bring a sense of unity to the neighborhood. In 2015, Uwishunu, a tourist destination website, reported more than 20 […]

 

Mayfair: Community Involvement Makes Bella Lisa Hair Studio a Success

Mayfair: Community Involvement Makes Bella Lisa Hair Studio a Success

Lisa Greco (above) has lived in Northeast Philadelphia her whole life. And for 16 years, she has been a Mayfair business owner. Greco owns Bella Lisa Hair Studio on Cottman Avenue, near Frankford Avenue. She has been a hairstylist for more than 20 years. “I always knew I wanted to be hairdresser, since I was […]

 By Raymond Boyd

Northeast: Mayfair CDC, Allegheny Iron & Metal Announce Funding Partnership

Northeast: Mayfair CDC, Allegheny Iron & Metal Announce Funding Partnership

The Mayfair Community Development Corporation and the Allegheny Iron and Metal Corporation have joined together to revitalize Mayfair. The specifics of the deal will be explained to the public on April 21 at the debut of the Mayfair Farmers Market. The agreement in place was made possible by Philadelphia’s CDC Tax Credit Program. The program allows […]