NW Philadelphia

  • June 3, 2016

    Fattah corruption trial moving more quickly than expected

    A Philadelphia jury will start weighing the fate of indicted U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah sooner rather than later.
  • June 1, 2016 |  The Pulse

    In Philadelphia, finding dignity for bodies left unclaimed

    At Laurel Hill Cemetery in Northwest Philadelphia, it's easy to overlooka couple of small patches of grass in the center of the sprawling 78-acre...
  • June 2, 2016 |  PlanPhilly

    MLK Drive Trail wins $500,000 grant for restoration

    The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) approved a $500,000 grant to restore nearly four miles of trail running along Martin Luther K...
  • June 1, 2016 |  PlanPhilly

    Ridge Flats gets okay from Civic Design Review

    In offering two pages of detailed commentary, they did not go easily into that good night. Still, the Civic Design Review Board (CDR) eased the way fo...
  • May 30, 2016

    Connecting senior citizens with social media at Germantown's Center in the Park

    Social media is buzzing at Center in the Park, the senior center in Germantown's Vernon Park.
  • May 26, 2016

    Photo essay: In Mt. Airy, it takes a village to keep the village

    When we moved from the Netherlands to Philadelphia six years ago, my wife and I first landed in Fishtown. It's a nice neighborhood if you are you...
  • May 25, 2016

    Old friend implicates Fattah in theft of funds

    A longtime friend of Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah took the witness stand at his federal corruption trial Wednesday, and tied Fattah directly ...
  • July 6, 2016

    Biking could be an option during SEPTA slowdown

    Since the news broke last Friday that more than 100 SEPTA Silverline regional rail cars were being pulled due to a defect in a stabilizing system, rid...
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