Friday, February 12, 2016

Philly Corners

Aug 5 - 5:31 PM
It's called the Give Back, and for eight years, this community festival has showcased great music and some of the activities and development taking...
Jul 29 - 5:03 PM
For Joanne Petroski, leading a town watch group in her Fishtown neighborhood has been way to connect with neighbors and make her community safer for...
Jul 28 - 5:24 PM
Around 1:30 p.m., Dicksy Widing stood on her front steps, with a photo of Sgt. Stephen Liczbinski taped to her front window, as a neighbor in a blue...
Jul 26 - 3:39 PM
Four days before Ricci Pagliarella opened his hoagie shop in Point Breeze, the second in his family business, the corner property was tied in yellow...
Jul 22 - 5:34 PM
PhillyCorners: On Tuesday, the non-profit Food Trust will host the grand opening of the Broad and Ritner Farmers Market from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Jul 21 - 5:50 PM
In a celebration of the work of children in a summer enrichment project, a nonprofit community outreach center in Tioga is hosting a "Block Extravaganza...
Jul 15 - 5:41 PM
To promote a lively discussion of race relations in Philadelphia and America, a nonprofit group is hosting it's second annual "Beer Summit"...
Jul 2 - 7:25 PM
New Year's Eve 2010 glasses, red, white, and blue Wawa Welcome America hats, and colonial clothing were all part of the public’s attire at Wawa Welcome America's Dietz & Watson Hot Dog Day at Independence Mall.
Aug 5 - 5:31 PM
It's called the Give Back, and for eight years, this community festival has showcased great music and some of the activities and development taking...
The Tales From Corners
Aug 20 - 4:59 AM
When Anthony Harrison, 36, was a skinny teen nicknamed Tone, he shot and killed a young man over a North Philadelphia drug corner. This was his first time sharing his confession with notes of regret instead of pride.
 
Overington Park, which neighbors have turned from a wasteland into an oasis, is under siege.
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Kia Gregory is a staff writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She's a proud native of the city and an alumna of Temple University. Contact Kia by e-mail by clicking here, or by phone at 215-854-2601.

Vernon Clark, a staff writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, has reported extensively neighborhood issues in North and Northwest Philadelphia. Vernon has also been an editor for the Inquirer and has worked as an editor and writer at the Boston Globe and Akron Beacon Journal. Contact Vernon by e-mail by clicking here, or by phone at 215-854-5717.