Residents Set Their Sights on The Mantua Greenway

Loved having these local youth out for the Mantua Ave clean-up! #youngstewards #phillies #getoutside A photo posted by Connecting Communities & Parks (@nationalpark_communities) on Aug […]


Time to Fix Eminent Domain

Congratulations to James Dupree. After a long fight with the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA), the artist last week learned that he can keep his studio […]


James Dupree Will Get to Keep His Mantua Art Studio

Back in January, we told you about James Dupree’s Mantua art studio. The city wanted to use eminent domain to take the studio from Dupree. […]


STUDY: What’s Keeping Artists From Transforming Mantua and Powelton the Way They Did Fishtown and NoLibs?

A new report just released from Drexel University reveals that West Philadelphia neighborhoods Mantua and Powelton are overflowing with artists. But why aren’t we seeing the same sort of […]


PennDOT to Repair Spring Garden Street Bridges

PennDOT announced today it will soon begin a $6.6 million renovation of the Spring Garden Street bridges, the several spans that take Spring Garden Street […]


Death of a Rowhome

“I don’t say he’s a great man. Willie Loman never made a lot of money. His name was never in the paper. He’s not the […]


Morning Headlines: West Philly Neighborhood Is First National Promise Zone

A new federal program has chosen five poverty-stricken, disadvantaged areas of the country and named them Promise Zones, offering federal assistance and hope that unemployment […]

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“House of Horrors”: Heidnik’s Out, Gosnell’s In–and He Owes Back Taxes

For 25 years, the phrase “House of Horrors” in Philadelphia brought to mind the stucco home in Hunting Park where Gary Heidnik imprisoned, tortured and […]