Point Breeze: This Week In The News – Neighborhood Sees Significant Progress, Lost Dog Found On 23rd Street And More

Point Breeze: This Week In The News – Neighborhood Sees Significant Progress, Lost Dog Found On 23rd Street And More

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people were talking about things happening in Point Breeze: Point Breeze, Fairmount among Philly neighborhoods seeing the most progress– According to in-depth analysis of data from the U.S. census from 2009 to 2014, based on how neighborhoods had prospered from the city’s overall growth […]

 By Desirae Holland, Josh Mervine and Megan Park

Fishtown: Neighborhood Growing Pains Include Parking Issues

Fishtown: Neighborhood Growing Pains Include Parking Issues

  The recent placement of signs restricting parking for more than two hours rattled neighbors in the Fishtown area of Philadelphia. As neighborhood residents tried to solve the area-parking problem, the restrictive parking signs have been an indication of a larger change occurring in Fishtown. Fishtown, once a largely working-class community, has shifted its demographics […]

 By Megan Park, Josh Mervine and Desirae Holland

Fishtown: Residents and Businesses Affected by Residential Permit Parking

Fishtown: Residents and Businesses Affected by Residential Permit Parking

[vimeo 65441496] The revitalization of Fishtown in recent years, bringing in an influx of new residents has aggravated an old problem: parking – specifically too few parking spaces on the narrow streets that contribute to the area’s distinct character. “People want to kill each other half the time over parking,” said First District City Councilman Mark […]