Point Breeze: This Week In The News – “Kill a Cop Save a Life” Graffiti, Homes Recovering From Arson

Point Breeze: This Week In The News – “Kill a Cop Save a Life” Graffiti, Homes Recovering From Arson

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people were talking about things happening in Point Breeze: Vandals Spray-Paint ‘Kill a Cop’ Graffiti on Pillars in Point Breeze: Police are investigating the vandalism of three pillars at 25th and Tasker streets. The phrase “Kill a Cop Save a Life” was spray painted […]

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Point Breeze: Community Garden President Looks to Leave Lasting Impact

Point Breeze: Community Garden President Looks to Leave Lasting Impact

Ian Kiesel is just a few weeks into his term as president of the community garden at Ralph Brooks Park on 20th and Tasker streets, but he brings years of experience to the role. Kiesel grew up in Ardmore, where his mom was a big gardener. That influence was present when he chose to attend Bennington College […]

 

Amateur Sports: Philadelphia Catholic League Still Flourishing Today Despite Modern Changes

Amateur Sports: Philadelphia Catholic League Still Flourishing Today Despite Modern Changes

The Philadelphia Catholic League has long been recognized as one of the better basketball leagues in the state of Pennsylvania, let alone in the country. Former Philadelphia Inquirer high school writer and statistician Ted Silary said that there was such a “golden age” because of the deep tradition rooted within the league. “During the best […]

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Point Breeze: A Photojournalist’s Approach to Urban Revitalization

Point Breeze: A Photojournalist’s Approach to Urban Revitalization

Jessie Fox, 25, earned a degree in photojournalism but never thought of working for the news. Instead she wanted to take her camera to the streets of Philadelphia and tell stories of a changing urban landscape—a decision that led to her current place at Urban Roots, the local community revitalization group responsible for rebuilding Point Breeze’s […]