Posts Tagged ‘Schuylkill River’

Pencoyd Bridge Reopens In Manayunk, As Redevelopment Of Foundry Site Begins

Pencoyd Bridge Reopens In Manayunk, As Redevelopment Of Foundry Site Begins

January 11, 2017  |  Vantage

The deserted industrial site of Pencoyd Iron Works is next on a growing list of riverside redevelopment along the Schuylkill. Contributor Mick Ricereto takes us deep inside the history of the family-owned foundry and farmland that dates back to the city's founding > more

A Moving Monument

A Moving Monument

December 5, 2016  |  News

Nearly four years after Hidden City proposed relocating the forlorn Newkirk Viaduct Monument from the side of the train tracks to the forthcoming Bartram's Mile segment of the Schuylkill River Trail system... that has happened. Brad Maule has the story of the 177-year-old monument's relocation > more

The Tale Of Catfish And Waffles

The Tale Of Catfish And Waffles

September 23, 2016  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Long before chicken and waffles took hip restaurant menus by storm Philadelphia was famous for the meal's precursor, catfish and waffles, served at inns and taverns on the banks of the Wissahickon Creek and the Schuylkill River. Harry K. sets the table and serves us up a heaping plate of local culinary history > more

In The Schuylkill's Weeds

In The Schuylkill’s Weeds

September 1, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Clearing a famed rowing venue of impedimenta, Nimbyism threatens 92-year-old convent in Fishtown, city post offices downsizing, first set of recalled Silverliner train cars back to work, and a live-work opportunity in the Strawberry Mansion > more

Touring Honeygrow's New Fishtown Offices

Touring Honeygrow’s New Fishtown Offices

July 15, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Inside eatery’s new Fishtown office, suspended performance art over the Schuylkill, a closer look at the ongoing construction of the next Comcast tower, and state money to provide nearly 500 subsidized homes throughout city > more