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Philly.com
He made a map of Philly's jerks - but he didn't want to be a jerk about it [Warning: profanity]Mario-Kart” road, otherwise known as Roosevelt Boulevard. The creator of the m
Philly.com / Posted an hour ago
Mario-Kart” road, otherwise known as Roosevelt Boulevard. The creator of the map is a 22-year-old software engineer from Fishtown who asked that his name be withheld to protect his professional integrity. He goes by the name ComradeNapolein on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oscar Cooper's Running Mate - 'Competent, Principle Minded Youth'auditor, financial crime investigator/anti-money laundering expert, internation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
auditor, financial crime investigator/anti-money laundering expert, international trade and investment lawyer, hails from Fishtown, Maryland County. Sen. Cooper, who is running as an independent candidate under the banner of the "Oscar Cooper... Read more
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Philly.com
What's my neighborhood called? In Philadelphia, the answer is not so clearcity has no involvement in drawing neighborhood boundaries — and keeps no offic
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
city has no involvement in drawing neighborhood boundaries — and keeps no official count of neighborhoods. Some, such as Fishtown and East Falls, date back decades, taking their names from the geography around them. Others, such as Chinatown,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Philly cops: Woman, 65, steals cab, picks up farescaught a Freedom cab in Germantown around midnight and asked to be taken to the
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
caught a Freedom cab in Germantown around midnight and asked to be taken to the SugarHouse Casino on the waterfront in Fishtown. En route, the woman asked to stop to buy water at a gas station at Broad Street and Hunting Park Avenue in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Philadelphia woman, 65, steals cab and farescaught a Freedom cab in Germantown around midnight and asked to be taken to the
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
caught a Freedom cab in Germantown around midnight and asked to be taken to the SugarHouse Casino on the waterfront in Fishtown. En route, the woman asked to stop to buy water at a gas station at Broad Street and Hunting Park Avenue in... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's next hot neighborhoods: They might be farther out than you thinkhas been driven by a flood of developers, into such neighborhoods as Graduate H
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
has been driven by a flood of developers, into such neighborhoods as Graduate Hospital, Point Breeze, Port Richmond, and Fishtown, who have been enticed by cheaper and plentiful land, older homes in need of redevelopment, and the city’s 10-year... Read more
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Philly.com
Suraya: Market, restaurant, and garden on way to FishtownFishtown, whose dining scene has soared especially in the last five years, is i
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
Fishtown, whose dining scene has soared especially in the last five years, is in line to get a huge, new destination. It’s a market/restaurant/outdoor garden called Suraya (say it “sir-AY-ah”), and it’s going into a former machine shop at 1526-30... Read more
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Philly.com
Snyderman-Works Galleries, a Philadelphia institution for 50 years, is closing downlongtime First Friday mainstay, is closing this summer. (JEFF FADELLIN / Courte
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
longtime First Friday mainstay, is closing this summer. (JEFF FADELLIN / Courtesy of Snyderman-Works Galleries) Rick sees Fishtown and Kensington as the current art-world neighborhoods, with the areas around 20th and Washington Streets and 13th... Read more
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Philly.com
In long impoverished Mantua, signs of change spark hope, and gentrification fearsMantua. (CAMERON B. POLLACK / Staff Photographer) Mantua’s metamorphosis has b
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
Mantua. (CAMERON B. POLLACK / Staff Photographer) Mantua’s metamorphosis has been slower than that in South Philadelphia, Fishtown, Brewerytown, and the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood. But with Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania... Read more
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Philly.com
A Tank and the Bangas treat for Girls Rock Philly camperscamp which culminates in a concert at Union Transfer on Saturday afternoon and
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
camp which culminates in a concert at Union Transfer on Saturday afternoon and recording sessions at Miner Street studio in Fishtown on Sunday. Electronic artist Little Strike played on Tuesday, and touring pop-punk duo Diet Cig used GRP band Wolf... Read more
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Philly.com
How I loved and lost my fiance — a heroin addictonward to the Indian Ocean, I wondered in that moment what Chris would have sai
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
onward to the Indian Ocean, I wondered in that moment what Chris would have said if he were there. If only I could ever know. Corin Bellomia is a learning and development specialist and portrait painter who lives in Fishtown. corinbellomia@yahoo.... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's aging, beloved pools need $100 million in repairscity spends about $2 million annually to get its aging pools ready to open each
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
city spends about $2 million annually to get its aging pools ready to open each summer. This summer all but one, a pool in Fishtown, are open. “Many are at the end of their useful life,” Lovell said. She went on to commend the Parks and... Read more
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Philly.com
'God have mercy on people who judge': Tributes to loved ones lost to heroin addictionThank you for help shedding a light on this sad and horrific epidemic that is t
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
Thank you for help shedding a light on this sad and horrific epidemic that is taking way too many lives. — Jennifer Mount, Fishtown “…I know you had your struggles, as we all do in life. I just wished you would have asked for help for all of your... Read more
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Philly.com
At Cake Life, two old friends decide to take a whiskat a mixing bowl. This is not the story of Lily Fischer and Nima Etemadi of Cak
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
at a mixing bowl. This is not the story of Lily Fischer and Nima Etemadi of Cake Life Bake Shop, which opened last fall in Fishtown, selling cakes and pastries. It also has a coffee bar. Their story was made for TV. They’re college friends from... Read more
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Philly.com
Dude, where's my ride? SEPTA invests in real-time datamaintain countdown timers that are scheduled to be installed in all subway stop
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
maintain countdown timers that are scheduled to be installed in all subway stops. Jillian O’Hara, who travels from home in Fishtown to work at a Center City publishing company, said she uses either the Route 15 bus or the El to get to work. She’s... Read more
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Philly.com
Heavy rains don't deter crowd, fun at Philly's Independence Day concertfrom the downpour. Other soaked listeners packed up, ready to head home. “This
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
from the downpour. Other soaked listeners packed up, ready to head home. “This isn’t rain,” said Joseph Holder, 23, of Fishtown, as he exited the parkway. “This is rain on steroids.” He and his friends pulled up walking directions on their... Read more
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Philly.com
Why medical marijuana shops in Pa. won't reekCounties. Four will open within the city, including one in East Mount Airy, two
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
Counties. Four will open within the city, including one in East Mount Airy, two in Northeast Philadelphia, and another in Fishtown near the SugarHouse Casino. Marcus Roundtree, a cultivation technician, at work staking cannabis plants in one of... Read more
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Philly.com
River ward residents want city, others to protect kids from lead in soilParents in Fishtown and Kensington are calling and emailing local lawmakers, br
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
Parents in Fishtown and Kensington are calling and emailing local lawmakers, brainstorming at crammed community meetings, and grilling developers and construction crews. They want to make sure their children are protected and they’re demanding help... Read more
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Philly.com
Renting? Here's what $1,500-$1,600 gets you in Philly's gentrifying neighborhoods$1.75 to $2, that is affordable, in my mind. I want to do developments where pe
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
$1.75 to $2, that is affordable, in my mind. I want to do developments where people can actually afford their rent.” Fishtown: Philadelphia 19125 Old World Warehouse, 1100 Shackamaxon St., Apt. 2C Jackie Dabrowski purchased her condo in Old... Read more
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Philly.com
Casey urges action against GOP health care plansigns at corner of Chestnut and Second streets. Among them were Leah Shepperd
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
signs at corner of Chestnut and Second streets. Among them were Leah Shepperd and her husband Jaime Alvarez Shepperd. The Fishtown couple said they won’t be affected by GOP plans to replace Obamacare. “’But it will affect our friends and family. I... Read more
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Philly.com
Philadelphia Council bill would mandate affordable units in every housing developmentQuinones Sanchez, argues that the mandate is essential if the city hopes to mai
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
Quinones Sanchez, argues that the mandate is essential if the city hopes to maintain a modicum of economic diversity in Fishtown, Point Breeze and other hot neighborhoods. “So many neighborhoods have expressed concern that their residents are... Read more

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