Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Another Feltonville mixup

We already know the mainstream media thinks Feltonville is in the Northeast. And we’ve always argued it isn’t. After much discussion with readers on our Facebook page, we can conclusively say that Feltonville is not part of the NEast.

Some measure our boundaries by the Frankford Creek, with everything north of it being part of the Northeast. We make it even simpler. The following zip codes are considered to be part of the Northeast: 19154, 19152, 19149, 19136, 19135, 19124, 19116, 19115, 19114, 19111.

Since Feltonville doesn’t fall into any of these, it’s not in the Northeast.

Which means, FOX29’s story about Ebenezer Haitian Baptist Church has a geographical error. We can’t say it enough — the small stuff matters.

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 Philly 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.

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