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Cutting for a cause

Shampoo Bar holds Cut-a-Thon to support local resident Betty Becker.


Art in unexpected places

InsideOut program brings masterpieces from the Philadelphia Museum of Art to the streets of Fishtown and East Kensington.


A new start for St. Anne’s

NHS School St. Anne’s celebrates opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.


Buzzin’ with Patti Star

Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine is a Star advertising sales representative who lives in Port Richmond. In her weekly column, she writes about her comings and goings in the neighborhood. 


Crime Slate: August 19 to 25

A list of crimes oc­cur­ring in the 26th and 24th po­lice dis­tricts dur­ing the week of Wed­nes­day, Aug. 19, through Tues­day, Aug. 25.


Max’s Corner: Natural parenting resource

Star reporter Melissa Komar’s column about all things “mommy” in the River Wards.


York Street improvements

Five-way intersection of E. York Street, Trenton Avenue and Frankford Avenue gets a safety-focused facelift.


Crash course on the 2015 Fringe Festival

The annual theater fest, presented by FringeArts, will see performances in Kensington, Fishtown, Northern Liberties, Port Richmond and the Northeast.


Crime Slate: August 12 to 18

A list of crimes occurring in the 26th and 24th police districts during the week of Wednesday, Aug. 12, through Tuesday, Aug. 18.


Letter to the Editor: Pope needs to be careful of Fishtown potholes during his visit

“What won’t be so funny, given the number of potholes in this city and their increasing size, is the frightening possibility that the citizens of Philadelphia will be presented with an unique challenge come late September – ‘Finda da Pope in the pothole.’”