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Street Artist WRDSMTH Drops New Typewriter Stencils in Fishtown and Kensington

L.A.-based street artist WRDSMTH was in Philadelphia yesterday, where he left behind a couple of his iconic typewriter stencils in Fishtown and Kensington. The works […]

Property

NKCDC Kicks Off Renewal of Kensington’s Withering Orinoka Mills

Kensington residents and veteran Market-Frankford Line commuters who continue on past Huntingdon know well the blighted and tagged hulk standing just off Somerset Station at the corner of East Somerset […]

Property

Orinoka Civic House to Break Ground in October

The New Kensington Development Corporation (NKCDC) announced today that their ambitious revitalization project at the former Orinoka Mills, a dilapidated 19th century textile mill site at East […]

City

Pair Break Into Kensington Home, Take Car Keys, Steal Car

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1Vp7LgD1Ic Police in Philadelphia are looking for a duo that broke into a woman’s house in West Kensington, took her car keys, then walked up and […]

Foobooz

Federal Distilling Opening in Kensington

Philadelphia is getting another new distillery. Federal Distilling is coming to 161 Cecil B. Moore Avenue (next to Keystone Mini Golf) in the Kensington neighborhood. The […]

City Life

Police Made 68 Drug Arrests in One Neighborhood in Two Days

Most drug users in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs know that one of the best places to score dope in the Philadelphia area is in […]

Property

Property’s Photo of the Week: Sidecar Fun in East Kensington

We don’t know about you, but it’s been a long week for some of us and we could certainly do with some feel good vibes. […]

Foobooz

Tomorrow: Saint Benjamin Brewing Company Begins Tours

Saint Benjamin Brewing Company, the Kensington-based brewery is hosting its first round of tours this Saturday. The brewery opens up at 12 pm until 4 pm, with […]

Foobooz

Memphis Taproom Beer Garden Opening Saturday, April 18

It’s that time of year again when the weather decides to get drunk and say it’s cool to have 40 degree mornings, 68 degree afternoons and violent thunderstorms. […]

Property

Spotted in South Kensington: Warehouse to Be Converted Into Seven Loft-Style Apartments

Its days as a cabinet factory have long disappeared from the rear view mirror, so it was only a matter of time before the as of […]

Property

Spotted in Kensington: Two Historic Bank Buildings to Be Redeveloped

Jewelers’ Row may be one of the last surviving niche districts in Philadelphia, but that doesn’t mean all remnants of previous ones have been erased. Case in point, […]

Foobooz

First Look: Helm

Helm, the Old Kensington BYOB from chef-duo Kevin D’Egidio (recently at Stateside), and Michael Griffiths (former sous chef at Fork), is set to officially open […]

Things to Do

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Sets Date for 10th Anniversary Run

New Kensington Community Development Corporation and the East Kensington Neighbors Association have released date details about their 2015 Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Arts Festival, which turns […]

Property

Morning Headlines: What Caused Roof Collapse in Kensington?

The roof of a 5-story building came crashing down onto the street below in Kensington  on Thursday just after 2 p.m., according to 6abc. One person […]

Foobooz

Helm To Open Mid-March

There comes a time in every baby bird’s life when he must leave the safety of his mother’s nest and strike out on his own. For […]