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Philadelphia City Planning Commission releases River Wards draft plan

Public comments will be open until Friday, Aug 7.


Vote in the 2015 Best of the River Wards contest!

Which River Wards-based businesses and people will come out on top this year? 


Max’s Corner: Magic and making sand art

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


Crossing generations, giving back

Fishtown Recreation Center summer campers donates time and money to veterans’ organization and local landmark.


Letter to the Editor: St. Laurentius parishioners demand respect

A former St. Laurentius parishioner is angry about treatment from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and others. 


Mayoral candidate calls for resignation of L&I commissioner

Some campaign updates for the City of Philadelphia. 


Development of former bowling alley site delayed

Contested development project at the site of the former Fleetwood Bowling Alley goes back to the drawing board. 


Max’s Corner: Stretching muscles and mind with prenatal and postnatal yoga

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


White and red and proud all over

North Catholic boasts two alumni associations that raise scholarship money for Catholic school students. 


Clean sweep

Walking the dirty streets of Kensington, Fishtown and Port Richmond with those charged with cleaning up after the rest of us.