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The Lewistown Sentinel
Essentials: New ways to see Philly from up high and down lownot sold at every station, and machines don't accept credit cards. HANGING OUT
Essentials: New ways to see Philly from up high and down low
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
not sold at every station, and machines don't accept credit cards. HANGING OUT Venture into the buzzing East Passyunk and Fishtown neighborhoods for lively bars, BYOBs, gastropubs and unpretentious but world-class dining. The coffeehouse culture... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
The fourth is strong in these 'Star Wars' fanshosts a talk by Star Wars collectibles expert Paul Harrison, a Bar Wars saloon
The fourth is strong in these 'Star Wars' fans
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 hours ago
hosts a talk by Star Wars collectibles expert Paul Harrison, a Bar Wars saloon crawl takes place on South Street, and the Fishtown branch of the Free Library welcomes kids for games and crafts. "Every day to me is Star Wars Day," said Fright, the... Read more
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Philly.com
The fourth is strong in these 'Star Wars' fanshosts a talk by Star Wars collectibles expert Paul Harrison, a Bar Wars saloon
The fourth is strong in these 'Star Wars' fans
Philly.com / Posted 10 hours ago
hosts a talk by Star Wars collectibles expert Paul Harrison, a Bar Wars saloon crawl takes place on South Street, and the Fishtown branch of the Free Library welcomes kids for games and crafts. "Every day to me is Star Wars Day," said Fright, the... Read more
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Philly.com
City property assessments up $2.2 billiontaxes. "Abated properties will realize an average property tax increase of $66
City property assessments up $2.2 billion
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
taxes. "Abated properties will realize an average property tax increase of $661 next year," the controller's report said. "Fishtown and other River Ward neighborhoods in 19125 will realize the largest tax increase of approximately $1,517." But... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly brothers score buzzy punk-horror 'Green Room'miss [playing live] a good bit, but we love what we're doing now for different
Philly brothers score buzzy punk-horror 'Green Room'
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
miss [playing live] a good bit, but we love what we're doing now for different reasons," says Will, checking in from their Fishtown studio as his brother put the final touches on a video series that will be shown soon on ESPN. "Working for someone... Read more
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The Temple News
A pilgrimage: exploring the city’s bordersare stuck in structured patterns of where they go in the city, which often incl
A pilgrimage: exploring the city’s borders
The Temple News / Posted yesterday
are stuck in structured patterns of where they go in the city, which often includes South Philly, University City and Fishtown. “We wanted to expand our horizons about the scope of Philadelphia and the communities where people live their... Read more
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Philly.com
City property assessments up $2.2 billiontaxes. "Abated properties will realize an average property tax increase of $66
City property assessments up $2.2 billion
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
taxes. "Abated properties will realize an average property tax increase of $661 next year," the controller's report said. "Fishtown and other River Ward neighborhoods in 19125 will realize the largest tax increase of approximately $1,517." But... Read more
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Philly.com
UberPitch offers wow-on-wheels moment with a venture capitalistopen from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to participants in Center City, University City, Ol
UberPitch offers wow-on-wheels moment with a venture capitalist
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to participants in Center City, University City, Old City, North Third, Northern Liberties, and Fishtown, and for Temple campus folks from 1 to 3 p.m. Because this flash pitch is being promoted by the ride-sharing... Read more
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Philly.com
Itty bitty kitchens - and millennial ways - demand tiny appliancesallow people to maintain a high quality of life in a small space," Lenzi says.
Itty bitty kitchens - and millennial ways - demand tiny appliances
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
allow people to maintain a high quality of life in a small space," Lenzi says. And small spaces aren't going away. In Fishtown, developer James Maransky noticed during the early sales phase of the eco-friendly Icehouse complex that the smaller... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Pain & Frustration: Heroin's Effect on Neighborhoodsthose suffering. The room was a microcosm of struggles endured daily by reside
Pain & Frustration: Heroin's Effect on Neighborhoods
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
those suffering. The room was a microcosm of struggles endured daily by residents of the River Wards, the neighborhoods of Fishtown, Port Richmond, Bridesburg and parts of Kensington -- the East Coast’s heroin capital. Homeowners looking to prevent... Read more
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Philly.com
Entrepreneurs, start your engines with UberPITCHopen from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to participants in Center City, University City, Ol
Entrepreneurs, start your engines with UberPITCH
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to participants in Center City, University City, Old City, N3RD Street, Northern Liberties and Fishtown. And for Temple campus folks, from 1 to 3 p.m. As this flash pitch is being promoted by the ride-sharing service,... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's Vote for President by Wardof black residents gave her 94 percent of the vote. Sanders won some of the cit
Philly's Vote for President by Ward
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
of black residents gave her 94 percent of the vote. Sanders won some of the city's more liberal wards in University City, Fishtown and Port Richmond, Manayunk and Roxborough, and parts of South Philadelphia. Click on the wards on the map for more... Read more
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Philly.com
Chants of 'Hillary, Hillary' fill hall as Clinton thanks pals in Phillyactivist and political consultant who has been stumping for her in Philadelphia
Chants of 'Hillary, Hillary' fill hall as Clinton thanks pals in Philly
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
activist and political consultant who has been stumping for her in Philadelphia, and who introduced her at a rally in Fishtown last week. "It was tiring - I was sort of all over the city, but to know I played a role in helping the first woman... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trump aims for East Coast sweep in a test of reorganized teamstuff," Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor, 86, who was voti
Trump aims for East Coast sweep in a test of reorganized team
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
stuff," Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor, 86, who was voting in the Philadelphia neighbourhood of Fishtown, said she cast a ballot for Kasich because he was a "down-to-earth man" and there was "no way" she could back... Read more
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The Star
Trump poised for East Coast primary wins in test of reorganized teamstuff," Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor, 86, who was voti
Trump poised for East Coast primary wins in test of reorganized team
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
stuff," Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor, 86, who was voting in the Philadelphia neighbourhood of Fishtown, said she cast a ballot for Kasich because he was a "down-to-earth man" and there was "no way" she could back... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump aims for East Coast sweep in a test of reorganized teamstuff,” Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor, 86, who was voti
Trump aims for East Coast sweep in a test of reorganized team
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
stuff,” Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor, 86, who was voting in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Fishtown, said she cast a ballot for Kasich because he was a “down-to-earth man” and there was “no way” she could back... Read more
2621 related stories
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Otago Daily Times
Trump aims for East Coast sweepstuff," Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor (86) who was voti
Trump aims for East Coast sweep
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
stuff," Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor (86) who was voting in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Fishtown, said she cast a ballot for Kasich because he was a "down-to-earth man" and there was "no way" she could back... Read more
2621 related stories
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Bangor Daily News
Trump aims for East Coast sweep in a test of reorganized teamstuff,” Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor, 86, who was voti
Trump aims for East Coast sweep in a test of reorganized team
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
stuff,” Carson said on Fox News Channel. But Gertrude Taylor, 86, who was voting in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Fishtown, said she cast a ballot for Kasich because he was a “down-to-earth man” and there was “no way” she could back... Read more
2621 related stories
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Philly.com
The man that Bernie Sanders forgotOn the ground, he says, there’s enormous overlap between his supporters and the
The man that Bernie Sanders forgot
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
On the ground, he says, there’s enormous overlap between his supporters and the Sanders grassroots. (“The crowd at the Fishtown brewpub is young, liberal, urban. They rave about Sanders—and Fetterman,” says a recent Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more
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Philly.com
Across the region, it's a dog's lifefor the dog owners. Another dog park is planned for a small space atop a roof
Across the region, it's a dog's life
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
for the dog owners. Another dog park is planned for a small space atop a roof in a condominium project now being built in Fishtown. Meanwhile, a venerable dog park created 19 years ago in Medford Township, Burlington County, continues to attract... Read more
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Philly.com
Les Waas, legend in advertising, known for jingleswas A.C. Kissling Co., which had been making sauerkraut in Philadelphia since b
Les Waas, legend in advertising, known for jingles
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
was A.C. Kissling Co., which had been making sauerkraut in Philadelphia since before the Great Depression, and operated in Fishtown from 1944 to 2013. "His commercials [for Kissling] became so successful that they canceled the commercials . . .... Read more
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Philly.com
Older than that now: Generations clash over Clinton, Sanders, TrumpClinton in 1992. On Wednesday, the West Philadelphia mom nearly lost her voice
Older than that now: Generations clash over Clinton, Sanders, Trump
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
Clinton in 1992. On Wednesday, the West Philadelphia mom nearly lost her voice cheering for Hillary Clinton at a rally in Fishtown. "The Clintons, for me, have always been a part of my political DNA," Alicea, 46, said. Political DNA that she did... Read more
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Philly.com
Older than that now: Generations clash over Clinton, Sanders, TrumpClinton in 1992. On Wednesday, the West Philadelphia mom nearly lost her voice
Older than that now: Generations clash over Clinton, Sanders, Trump
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
Clinton in 1992. On Wednesday, the West Philadelphia mom nearly lost her voice cheering for Hillary Clinton at a rally in Fishtown. "The Clintons, for me, have always been a part of my political DNA," Alicea, 46, said. Political DNA that she did... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz seek votes as presidential primary campaign hits PAbill giving legal protection to gun manufacturers if a weapon is used in a crim
Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz seek votes as presidential primary campaign hits PA
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
bill giving legal protection to gun manufacturers if a weapon is used in a crime. Afterward, Clinton headed to the nearby Fishtown neighborhood, where she was introduced to an enthusiastic crowd of supporters by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., who... Read more
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Philly.com
Dyeing (pink, blue, orange) is for the dogshaving boasted a pastel tail and pigtails most of her life. Lucy gets a cut and
Dyeing (pink, blue, orange) is for the dogs
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
having boasted a pastel tail and pigtails most of her life. Lucy gets a cut and color each month at the Groove Hound in Fishtown, about a three-hour process costing $100, said Lucy's owner, Gina Pierantozzi of Queen Village. "The groomer says... Read more
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Slate
A Member of “Bernie’s Army” Is Waiting for the Candidate’s HelpOn the ground, he says, there’s enormous overlap between his supporters and the
A Member of “Bernie’s Army” Is Waiting for the Candidate’s Help
Slate / Posted 15 days ago
On the ground, he says, there’s enormous overlap between his supporters and the Sanders grassroots. (“The crowd at the Fishtown brewpub is young, liberal, urban. They rave about Sanders—and Fetterman,” says a recentPhiladelphia Inquirer story.)... Read more
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Philly.com
A vending machine in Fishtown will give you a beautiful book for two bucks'N Tasty potato chips or Goldenberg's Peanut Chews? There's a vending machine
A vending machine in Fishtown will give you a beautiful book for two bucks
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
'N Tasty potato chips or Goldenberg's Peanut Chews? There's a vending machine for that. Nic Esposito is the founder of Fishtown craft book publisher the Head & the Hand Press. Among his many duties, he is mixing his passions for literature and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
River Gee County Protests Appointments of Local County Officialspublication where it was reported that Senator (Wesseh) had forwarded the name
River Gee County Protests Appointments of Local County Officials
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
publication where it was reported that Senator (Wesseh) had forwarded the name of one Dickson Donmo for Mayor of FishTown. Mr. Younge said Senator Wesseh was caught on camera instructing the Internal Affairs Minister to appoint Dickson... Read more
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The Morning Call
Where to see the presidential candidates in Pennsylvaniaat "organizing event" Doors open 4:30 p.m.; Event starts 6:30 p.m. The Fillmo
Where to see the presidential candidates in Pennsylvania
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
at "organizing event" Doors open 4:30 p.m.; Event starts 6:30 p.m. The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St., Fishtown neighborhood Thursday, April 21 Delaware County town hall Doors open at 1:30 p.m., event starts at 2:30 p.m. -... Read more
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MLive.com
101 must-do Michigan experiences; how many have you done?Ship Celebration in Bay City 54. Tour the Heidelberg Project in Detroit 55. B
101 must-do Michigan experiences; how many have you done?
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
Ship Celebration in Bay City 54. Tour the Heidelberg Project in Detroit 55. Boat any set of a "chain of lakes" 56. Visit Fishtown in Leland 57. Attend Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury 58. Hike or bike Michigan's Iron Belle Trail 59. Go... Read more
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Philly.com
What if every driver was a Lyft driver?city shown below, a ride on Lyft Line is no more than $5. With regular Lyft ser
What if every driver was a Lyft driver?
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
city shown below, a ride on Lyft Line is no more than $5. With regular Lyft service, a trip from Washington Square West to Fishtown, for example, would be about $10. Those fares are temporary, but the service will generally be cheaper than the... Read more
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Philly.com
Ubiñas: Meet the other Fetterman who should probably also run for public officeTHERE WAS no parking anywhere near East Palmer Street in Fishtown on a recent S
Ubiñas: Meet the other Fetterman who should probably also run for public office
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
THERE WAS no parking anywhere near East Palmer Street in Fishtown on a recent Sunday afternoon. No easy way to cut through the crowd at Interstate Drafthouse, either. The bar was packed with people hyped to meet Braddock, Pa., Mayor John Fetterman,... Read more
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Philly.com
Developers have a hot hand in the hot marketswho has been partners with Killeen since 2010 in AGA Developers, best known for
Developers have a hot hand in the hot markets
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
who has been partners with Killeen since 2010 in AGA Developers, best known for Trenton Stables and Frankford Square in Fishtown. In July, they will begin construction of South Square on Berks Street in South Kensington, two blocks from the El... Read more
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Philly.com
Along Wissahickon, saving the paths oft-takenparticularly complicated in the Wissahickon because the park has to accommodate
Along Wissahickon, saving the paths oft-taken
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
particularly complicated in the Wissahickon because the park has to accommodate people on foot, bikers, and equestrians. Fishtown resident Lance Lau, a mountain biker at Saturday's training, said one of his goals is to get the mountain-biking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Appointments in GovtMr. Matuaslah Hinneh, Commissioner, Gibsonville, Nyenebo District, River Gee Co
New Appointments in Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Mr. Matuaslah Hinneh, Commissioner, Gibsonville, Nyenebo District, River Gee County and Mr. T. Dickson Donmo, City Mayor, Fishtown City. President Sirleaf has also appointed the Board of Trustees of the Grand Bassa Community College, with Mrs.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Makes New Appointments in GovtMr. Matuaslah Hinneh, Commissioner, Gibsonville, Nyenebo District, River Gee Co
Pres. Sirleaf Makes New Appointments in Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Mr. Matuaslah Hinneh, Commissioner, Gibsonville, Nyenebo District, River Gee County and Mr. T. Dickson Donmo, City Mayor, Fishtown City. President Sirleaf has also appointed the Board of Trustees of the Grand Bassa Community College, with Mrs.... Read more
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Philly.com
On patrol near Hope Park: Drugs and squalor in West Kensingtona district with more than 3,000 drug arrests per year - five times as many as i
On patrol near Hope Park: Drugs and squalor in West Kensington
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
a district with more than 3,000 drug arrests per year - five times as many as in the nearby 26th District, which covers Fishtown and lower Kensington. "Nothing," Stauffer says, "is out of the ordinary." A few steps into the house at Ella and... Read more
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The Temple News
For Philadelphia, a psychedelic soundis a great town to be doing this kind of thing in,” Watter said. “The music sce
For Philadelphia, a psychedelic sound
The Temple News / Posted 29 days ago
is a great town to be doing this kind of thing in,” Watter said. “The music scene is growing rapidly … and Fishtown is exploding with talent and vibrance and excitement, everyone is always outside doing exciting things and it’s... Read more
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Philly.com
Transcontinental move lands market research firm in PhillyKesterson moved Spatial Terra into 1,700 square feet of offices in a recently r
Transcontinental move lands market research firm in Philly
Philly.com / Posted a month ago
Kesterson moved Spatial Terra into 1,700 square feet of offices in a recently renovated warehouse on Martha Street in Fishtown, next door to the Red Brick Craft Distillery. That will come in handy to help stock the after-hours bar he plans to... Read more
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Philly.com
In Fishtown, 'Friday Night Meatballs' are a thingI arrive at Sarah Grey's house for "Friday Night Meatballs." Considering that I
In Fishtown, 'Friday Night Meatballs' are a thing
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
I arrive at Sarah Grey's house for "Friday Night Meatballs." Considering that I'm sort of crashing this dinner party at her Fishtown home, I'm self-conscious about being the first guest in the door. The feeling worsens when I realize I've stupidly... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Villanova carrying flag for Philly as it chases a national titleis full of endless internal squabbles and heightened micro-neighborhood loyalti
Villanova carrying flag for Philly as it chases a national title
Yahoo Sports / Posted 1 months ago
is full of endless internal squabbles and heightened micro-neighborhood loyalties – North Philly and South, Main Line and Fishtown, heck, you can stand on the same corner and argue whether the area is called Fairmount or Art Museum. In Philly,... Read more

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