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Casino-Free Philadelphia is creating a community mural depicting the waterfront as the activists would have it developed. Help the group create the mural at Frankford Avenue First Friday, August 6, and in Center City on August 11.
In-depth, original reporting on Philadelphia's neighborhoods.
Despite loud opposition, business improvement districts for Fishtown, South Philly advance
Business owners in Fishtown and South Philadelphia could soon be paying an assessment for new services.
2 days ago
City opens new Fishtown play area — the first funded by Philly’s soda tax
Mayor Jim Kenney cut the ribbon Tuesday on the first completed project of his sugary beverage tax-funded Rebuild initiative: a restored Fishtown Recreation Center.
3 months ago
First glimpse of contemporary art museum coming to Fishtown
Blueprints show a new tower rising on an empty lot next to existing warehouse buildings. Plans show retail, an outdoor cafe, and a bar or restaurant space.
8 months ago
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