Port Richmond: Real Estate Boom Has Its Effects On Residents

Port Richmond: Real Estate Boom Has Its Effects On Residents

With recent construction of new homes and housing prices rising in Fishtown, is it safe to say that Port Richmond will have a similar fate? As of now, it looks to be that way with a new wave of restaurants and homes being built in the neighborhood. For some, progress is a good thing but […]

 

Port Richmond: A $640,000 Renovation Providing More Than Just A Facelift

Port Richmond: A $640,000 Renovation Providing More Than Just A Facelift

For more than 60 years, the Stokley playground has been a neighborhood hub at the corner of East Thompson and Indiana streets in Port Richmond. This fall, the playground is set to undergo a $640,000 renovation project funded by the city of Philadelphia. This plan of restoration has taken Betsy Berkery, president of The Stokley […]