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Fishtown: Jesse Gardner Opens Doors to Help Save St. Laurentius Church

Fishtown: Jesse Gardner Opens Doors to Help Save St. Laurentius Church

Jesse Gardner is the key holder to the art gallery, Unsung Heroes . Here, at 2024 E. Arizona St., double life-sized painted portraits of firefighters hang on the walls. But on the first Friday of each month, Gardner’s gallery takes on a very different role as he welcomes Fishtown residents into his creative space. Even though he […]

 

Fishtown: Five Spots with Interesting History

Fishtown: Five Spots with Interesting History

The trademark blue and gold signs that mark historical locations are ubiquitous in Philadelphia. Some are nothing more than fun facts and others can transport you back in time, if for only a few moments. Fishtown is largely devoid of these signs, but that doesn’t mean that the area isn’t rich with history. Penn Treaty […]