How To: Start A Play Street

How To: Start A Play Street

On more than 500 streets in Philadelphia, neighbors roped off their street to traffic this past summer as a part of the Play Streets program. Then, the children came out to play. While this year’s program is currently winding down, it still may be a good idea to learn about the program, or to consider […]

 

Olney: This Week In The News – Alumni Soccer Reunion, Skydiving Seniors and more

Olney: This Week In The News – Alumni Soccer Reunion, Skydiving Seniors and more

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people are talking about things happening in Olney: Cardinal Dougherty and an Alumni Soccer Match Worth Watching – Steve Schmidt, 1985 graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School, helped organize a reunion soccer match to take place in Wildwood, New Jersey this Saturday (via The […]

 

Roxborough: Advent’s Effect On People and Businesses

Roxborough: Advent’s Effect On People and Businesses

The Roxborough/Manayunk community contains a variety of different people and businesses, so Advent was the perfect advertising agency to come in and provide this neighborhood with what it needed. In 2012, Joseph Decandido and his partner decided to start Advent, which is an advertising agency that deals with events, entertainment and small local businesses. “I had […]

 

Waterfront: Morgan’s Pier Reboots For The Summer

Waterfront: Morgan’s Pier Reboots For The Summer

Morgan’s Pier is entering its third summertime season since its grand opening in April 2012. The popular waterfront bar, restaurant and music venue has experienced significant success in its first two summers and has even higher hopes for this season. While some attractions remain the same, others have transformed. This summer these changes include a […]

 By Shawn Kotzen and Niesha Miller

Hunting Park: Baseball Teams Bring Sport Back to the Neighborhood

Hunting Park: Baseball Teams Bring Sport Back to the Neighborhood

On the first day of summer, not even the oppressive, 100-degree heat was strong enough to keep the Hunting Park Indians from taking on their crosstown rivals, the Francisville A’s. In the second game of their three-game, Little League playoff series,  Steve Irving was busy running his makeshift concession stand–keeping one eye on the game and the other on […]