Northeast: Bell’s Market Offers Immigrants a Taste of Home

Northeast: Bell’s Market Offers Immigrants a Taste of Home

At Bell’s Market on Bustleton Avenue, you start when you’re 14 years old and stay until you’re 80. At least that’s what workers and longtime shoppers at the stalwart international grocer of Northeast Philadelphia say. At Bell’s, the aisles are filled with the elderly, who come for the daily baked bread and Polish deli. The […]

 

Arts and Entertainment: 5 People Making a Difference

Philadelphia’s thriving entertainment scene includes many talented artists who add legitimacy to the moniker “City of Brotherly Love.” By assisting the disabled or helping the poor, these five people use their gifts to give back to the community. Jill McDonald sits on the board of Athletes Helping Athletes, an organization teaching special needs children how to […]

 By Angela M. Mayo, Samantha Ortiz and Tasia N. Morgan

Plan Philly: Under East Poplar’s Golden Dome

Plan Philly: Under East Poplar’s Golden Dome

It is not uncommon for a church to reach out to its community. Known for its golden dome architecture, the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is no different. When the church opened in 1966 on North Franklin Street, there were about 1,000 families within the parish. All of the members put the little […]