As the next step to a demonstration held a few weeks ago, residents attended a meeting with Senator Bob Casey’s office to address concerns surrounding the Greene Street post office.
It’s officially summer, meaning the kiddos are out for the summer. Check out these events below for parents and caretakers looking for low-cost and free fun for the family this summer around the neighborhood.
A few months after launching a GoFundMe to help with material costs for a physical space for her Afrocentric consignment shop, Tomarra Sankara-Kilombo is officially bringing Black soul to Germantown.
More than 400 visitors attended the Celebration of Roses Festival during Memorial Day weekend.
This past Saturday, the Germantown Farmers Market returned for a second time under Philly Forests’ organization.
On Friday, May 13, the city’s historical commission added the Sun Ra house to the Register of Historic Places.
On this Earth day, revisit the life and legacy of Maggie Kuhn, founder of the Gray Panthers. After being forced to retire at 65, she organized and changed the nation.
A Black male optometrist reflects on running his own practice and reveals how it impacts his care for Black patients.
On Saturday, April 16, the Green Street Friends Meeting will begin hosting in-person free legal clinics that will benefit Black homeowners in the 19138 & 19144 ZIP codes. The group is pledging $500,000 for the next ten years, $50,000 per year, to do this work and to start other projects.
Philadelphia’s plastic bag ban is now in full effect. Here’s how local residents have been dealing with it since the ordinance was introduced.