Point Breeze: Garden Anchors Food Access And Connects Community

Point Breeze: Garden Anchors Food Access And Connects Community

New American families are staking claim in South Philadelphia from the ground up. The Growing Together Garden on 25th and Reed Streets has been offering refugees and community members the opportunity to grow fresh produce and cultivate community since its opening in 2015. In a new partnership between the Nationalities Service Center (NSC) and the Pennsylvania Horticultural […]

 

East Oak Lane: Organization Makes Use Of Green — and It Isn’t Talking Money

East Oak Lane: Organization Makes Use Of Green — and It Isn’t Talking Money

East Oak Lane, William Penn’s first neighborhood, is often called a “Green Country Town” and if you’ve taken a trip to this area, you would understand why. Most of the neighborhood’s streets are lined with beautiful, large trees, some of which have been there for decades, others purposely planted by a group of people who call this […]

 By Colin Lindsley

Kensington: Recreation Center Trades Bricks For Turf

Kensington: Recreation Center Trades Bricks For Turf

In North Philadelphia, where its resident’s are known for their soccer prowess, a kickers paradise is ready to be exposed. Kensington youth soccer players are in for a treat this April when Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Daniel Shissler Recreation Center, at 1800 N. Blair St., next to Kensington High School for Creative and Performing Arts, […]