The Star
  • Healthy living at Lutheran Settlement House

    Fishtown-based nonprofit showcases renovations with ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • Larger than life

    Large-scale mural at Ladder 16 reflects personality of fallen Fire Battalion Chief Michael R. Goodwin.

  • Centennial celebration

    VFW Post 2 members reflect on the past, present and future  in light of its 100th anniversary.

  • Hope for Somerset

    Groundbreaking ceremony for Orinoka Civic House marks commencement of NKCDC project that aims to bring change.

  • Winzinger woes

    Hedley Street residents are fed up with billowing dust and dirt that they say is caused by nearby construction recycling company Winzinger. 

Latest additions

A table for opportunity

Memphis Street Academy in Port Richmond implements lunch program to better serve students. 

Making a mark on the mat

Ranked fifth in the state among incoming high school freshmen, PAL wrestler Jameel Coles’ future looks bright. 

New president, new perspectives and plans for EKNA

Meet the community organization’s president, Nic Esposito, and learn what his hopes are for the future.

Time traveling at The Fillmore

Special ceremony at live music venue in Fishtown celebrates history, art and music.

A gathering of geeks and drinks

Civic-minded community members meet monthly at Fishtown venue to foster exchange of ideas for positive change in the city.

River Wards events for the week of November 26

Stay up to date on what’s going on in your neighborhood.

Large-scale apartment project planned for East Kensington

Project HOME could bring LGBT-friendly apartment development to former Buck Hosier site.

Giving music for the holiday season

Music at St. Anne’s seeks community support through Kickstarter campaign to hold annual Christmas concert. 

Sparking community involvement for lifeless space

Friends of Pop’s Park holds first meeting to discuss improving the park in East Kensington.

Caring for Cohox

Port Richmond residents meet to discuss improving neighborhood field.

Breaking News

Honoring veterans in Philadelphia

The inaugural Philadelphia Veterans Parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 8.