Posts Tagged ‘Kensington’

Plan To Revitalize Kensington North Of Lehigh Approved

Plan To Revitalize Kensington North Of Lehigh Approved

July 24, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Planning Commission likes what it sees from New Kensington CDC, Philadelphia’s building boom as complimentary across varying sectors, renovating affordable commercial properties in North Philly, and INHP and the economic multiplier effect > more

New Mural Honors Fallen Firefighters

New Mural Honors Fallen Firefighters

June 10, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Remembering those lost at the 2012 Buck Hosiery tragedy, Oxford Mills to bring education professionals together, University City as the quintessential innovation district, and Poquessing Creek Trail to be paved this year > more

Work On The Divine Lorraine Underway

Work On The Divine Lorraine Underway

June 3, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Eric Blumenfeld reuse project has begun, cultural exchange at the corner store, food co-operative site selected in East Kensington, and selecting the right type of progress in South Philly > more

The Best Little Wigwam In Kensington

The Best Little Wigwam In Kensington

June 2, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

At 2852 Frankford Avenue, a nice enough two-story building looks like it'd fit in early 20th Century small town Pennsylvania just as well as Kensington. Look a little closer to see the Native in a headdress—signifying the Improved Order of Red Men, the fraternal organization who built this object of The Shadow's affection > more

When Kensington Was “Ground Zero” Of Child Labor

When Kensington Was “Ground Zero” Of Child Labor

May 20, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Mother Jones and the fight to limit child labor in Philadelphia, Mexican-American community growing, the stability of investing in Philly’s working-class shopping centers, and Clarke sponsors bills to allow for River Walk complex > more