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Nicetown festival gives back with music and fun

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It's called the Give Back, and for eight years, this community festival has showcased great music and some of the activities and development... Read more

Town watch groups prepare for a big night out

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For Joanne Petroski, leading a town watch group in her Fishtown neighborhood has been way to connect with neighbors and make her community... Read more
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Verdict Day on Almond and Schiller Streets, where a police officer was slain

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... Read more

Hoagies for guns

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Four days before Ricci Pagliarella opened his hoagie shop in Point Breeze, the second in his family business, the corner property was tied... Read more
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Park Pleasant residents display doggie portraits

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The nine portraits of a pug, German shepherd, beagle, and six other dogs painted in hues of purple, brown, and orange, decorate the walls inside... Read more

Farmers Market set for grand opening in South Philadelphia

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Pursuing its goal of improving the health of children and adults in the Philadelphia area by increasing access to healthy affordable food... Read more
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An extravaganza celebrates children in Tioga

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In a celebration of the work of children in a summer enrichment project, a nonprofit community outreach center in Tioga is hosting a "Block... Read more
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`Beer Summit' promotes dialogue on racial issues

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To promote a lively discussion of race relations in Philadelphia and America, a nonprofit group is hosting it's second annual "Beer... Read more