Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Algon is an avenue, not a street

Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to do something about it. When they get it wrong, we set it right in a segment we like to call Right NEast/Wrong NEast.

This isn’t the first time a street/avenue confusion has happened. The Daily News will have to take all the blame for this one. In its coverage of the bus driver who was attacked by two teens on April 2, the paper lists Algon Avenue, the home of one of the accused teens, as Algon Street. A small mistake, but not an innocent one. It should be easy enough to find the proper name on a map. Despite the fact that larger publication ignore the Northeast, we do still appear on Philadelphia maps.

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