Amateur Sports: Philadelphia Cornhole Becoming a Stitch in Philadelphia Community

Amateur Sports: Philadelphia Cornhole Becoming a Stitch in Philadelphia Community

Cornhole, like most sports, has the power to bring people together, and sometimes that comradery translates into other areas of life. Andy Banas and Chad Puchalski created the Philadelphia Cornhole League in 2013. They are also business partners at Independence Print Company, which specializes in screen printing, embroidery and promotional products. “We saw the opportunity build at a growing sport […]

 By Hannah Morrison and Justin D'Ancona

Fairmount: Local Residents and Businesses Support Neighborhood School

Fairmount: Local Residents and Businesses Support Neighborhood School

With the recent budget cuts in the School District of Philadelphia, many neighborhood schools have been forced to find other options to supplement their funding. Bache-Martin Elementary School, located at 22nd and Brown streets, has started its own fundraising efforts with help from parents and other local residents. The ‘Adopt a Tiger’ program was designed […]

 By Autumn Kelly, Priscilla Ward and Jillian Mallon

Fairmount: Laughs on Fairmount Offers Practice for Comedians

Fairmount: Laughs on Fairmount Offers Practice for Comedians

When Carolyn Busa and Mary Radzinski met at a comedy open mike night at the Urban Saloon on 21st and Fairmount, they knew it was the ideal spot for their own comedic undertakings. In March 2011, the two comedians launched their own open mike night called Laughs on Fairmount. Tucked away in the back of the […]