Latest additions

New tax in town

River Wards business owners and customers react to the new Philly Beverage Tax. 



Struttin’ his stuff

Ferko captain continues Bridesburg string band’s tradition of success.


Painting a brighter future in Kensington

Mural Arts Philadelphia brings Porch Light Program to the neighborhood.


Celebrating a decade of art

NLArts kicks off 10-year anniversary with Kwanzaa event focusing on family and diversity.


From SugarHouse to Hell’s Kitchen

Hugo’s Frog Bar and Chop House chef competes on popular show.


Buzzin’ with Patti Star

Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine is a Star ad representative who lives in Port Richmond.  


River Wards events for the week of Jan. 11

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


Santa’s firefighting elves

Engine 33 adopts family in need in Bridesburg for Christmas.


LED display extraordinaire under the El

Spring Garden underpass gets a facelift with LED lighting system, new sidewalks and improved handicap accessibility.


A festive fundraiser

Fishtown Playschool hosts maker series to raise funds for co-op play-based school.

Breaking News

Letter from the Editor: Bagging it

Star will be delivered in the red, white and blue bags starting Sept. 15.