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Fairmount

(The Fairmount Water Works sits along the Schuylkill River, below the art museum.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Fairmount Water Works Hosts First FLOW Fest (For the Love Of Water)

The Fairmount Water Works is hosting a party tomorrow and it didn’t have to go far for a theme.

09/20/2014

(credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

New Addition To Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount opens the gates to “Terror Behind The Walls” Friday night for the 24th year.

09/18/2014

(One of two decorative gargoyles, accompanied by a "zombie" guard and prisoner, is about to be raised above the entrance to Eastern State Penitentiary.  Photo by John McDevitt)

With Installation of Gargoyles, Philly’s Historic Prison Dresses For Halloween

The haunted attraction known as “Terror Behind the Walls” opens September 19th.

09/09/2014

A rendering of the finished Rodin Square project. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Work Begins On Future Mixed-Use Development Project In Fairmount

Demolition has begun on Rodin Square, which will house a new Whole Foods among other things.

08/27/2014

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About 1,500 Without Power In Fairmount

About 1,500 customers are without power Monday night at an apartment building in Philadelphia’s Fairmount neighborhood.

08/04/2014

(credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 10

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/10/2014

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Woman Found Dead Inside Fairmount Apartment

A woman was found dead inside her apartment at the Philadelphian Apartment Building on Pennsylvania Avenue by the Art Museum.

05/13/2014

Ray Sheehan, one of the organizers of the World's Largest Bar Crawl in Philadelphia. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia Looks To Make History With World’s Largest Bar Crawl

The largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World’s Largest Bar Crawl.

04/20/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Murder Of Teen In Fairmount

Twenty-three-year-old Sergio Santiago was reportedly taken into police custody on Wednesday, April 2 – just three days after the body of 17-year-old Antonio Flores was found inside an apartment on the 1600 block of Wallace Street.

04/02/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police ID Suspect In Shooting Death Of Fairmount Teen

Police say they are looking for a man in connection with the shooting death of a Philadelphia teen.

03/31/2014

(The empty lot that the Spring Garden Civic Association wants to turn into a dog run.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Plan For Gated, Leash-Optional Dog Park Divides Spring Garden Community

A community organization in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia wants to acquire a vacant lot and turn it into a private dog park.

03/26/2014

(credit: Pew Charitable Trusts)

Millennials Coming To Philadelphia, But Not Staying For Long

There’s good and bad news about ‘Millennials’ in Philadelphia. They’re moving here and they like the town, but they apparently don’t want to stay.

01/26/2014

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Brotherly Love: Fashion at Home at Project HOME

Helping the homeless one sale at a time. That’s the mission of a thrift boutique in the trendy neighborhood of Fairmount.

01/14/2014

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Dozens Opt To Celebrate Christmas With The Homeless

Project HOME offers the homeless a Catholic mass, right at the main shelter in Fairmount, drawing people from all walks of life.

12/25/2013

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Frankford Water Main Break Impacts Neighborhoods, Businesses Across Philadelphia

The water main break Monday morning in Frankford had far reaching effects across Philadelphia.

12/23/2013

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