The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed a vacant lot on South Street near 15th Sreet into a lush, shaded, pop-up garden.
If you’ve tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here’s what you need to know.
Drugs, violence, murder are common coverage topics for the media in Chester. Worse, they can be common sights for kids in neighborhoods worn and left to rot.
Hope of Harvest is a program that puts food on the tables of area residents. Scott Smith, Assistant Farm Manager at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown says this year, the program is expected to grow more than 50,000 pounds of vegetables.
The local Ukrainian community is watching as a two month long peaceful protest in Kiev has led to violence and at least two deaths.
Career Wardrobe’s store on Spring Garden Street, The Wardrobe Boutique, is full of fashion: clothes, accessories and bags, all donated to raise money for other women.
Meek Mill delivered some awesome gifts to youngsters in Southwest Philadelphia.
The School Reform Commission held a meeting Monday night that gave teachers and community members a chance to work through an exercise in how to get the most students into better-performing schools.
Sandy survivors and supporters at the Visitation Relief Center joined thousands of volunteers throughout New Jersey in a day of service to mark the one year anniversary of Super Storm Sandy.
Officials with the Cheltenham Township School District held a meeting Monday night to update parents about options moving forward as officials work to fix a mold problem in Cedarbrook Middle School.
Paoli Hospital is celebrating its 100th year serving the Chester County Community.
The City of Philadelphia introduced a new mobile web application that allows citizens quickly to find out more about neighborhoods that are part of the PhillyRising Collaborative.
Philadelphia Futures is a non-profit that links mentors with low income, first-generation-to-college students, but the group provides more than just moral support.
Theresa Rose and a group of volunteers started Philly Stake in September 2010. It was a simple idea: Organize a homemade dinner and sell tickets. The money goes in a pot. During the meal, the diners read and hear about community projects, then vote.
A program at Temple University that uses maps, apps, and social networks to improve neighborhoods has gotten another infusion of cash.