Fishtown

(Left:  Joel Erland works in his Germantown studio.  Photo by Jurgita Cenkute, provided.  Right: Gina Michaels works in her studio at 5535 Lena Street, in Germantown.  Photo by Bernadette Dye, provided.)

Positively Philadelphia: Young Artists Transforming Local Neighborhoods

Germantown is emerging as one of the newest hot spots for artists.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/23/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A Catholic School in Fishtown Prepares To Celebrate 125 Years, Despite Loss of Adjacent Church

It’s been nearly a year since the Archdiocese of Philadelphia closed St. Laurentius Church. But its namesake school, next door, is still open and ready to celebrate its 125th anniversary.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Philadelphia Police: Suspects Beat Man With Trash Can, Take His Car

Philadelphia police have released a video of three men who they say brutally beat a man and took his car.

01/06/2015

Casey Lynch, co-owner of Street Glitter Gallery in Fishtown. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Local Shop Owners Promote Small Business Saturday

Small stores were open today and owners were encouraging folks to shop local. It was all part of Small Business Saturday.

11/29/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Restaurant With No-Tipping Policy Opens In Fishtown

No-tipping restaurants are becoming something of a trend with eateries adopting the policy from Philadelphia to New York City, and from Washington, D.C. to southern California.

11/21/2014

St. Laurentius Catholic Church, on East Berks Street in Fishtown. (Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Removal Of Sacred Objects From Fishtown Church Sparks Outrage, Renewed Will To Fight Archdiocese

Longtime members of St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown weren’t happy with the Archdiocese when it removed relic structures from the building this week.

11/14/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police)

Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect In Connection To At Least 2 Robberies

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

09/26/2014

Suspect wanted in Fishtown home burglary. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Suspect Sought In Theft Of Bike, iPod And Sneakers From Fishtown Home

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who stole a bike, an iPod and $1,500 in sneakers during a home burglary earlier this month.

09/19/2014

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Kensington Mission Struggles To Meet Needs Of Homeless, Hungry

With the number of hungry and homeless in Kensington up, there’s more of a need for food pantries and other crucial services.

09/07/2014

One of two suspects wanted in heist of food distribution center in Philadelphia. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Surveillance Video Released In $87K Heist Of Fishtown Food Distribution Center

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of an armed heist at a food distribution center that netted the suspects close to $90,000.

08/28/2014

Christian Mora, co-owner of Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie. (Credit: Peter Breslow)

Restaurant Coming To Fishtown Implements No-Tipping Policy

Christian Mora, co-owner of Girard Basserie and Bruncherie says when his restaurant opens in October patrons will be asked not to tip.

08/04/2014

Participants in Girls Rock Philly's summer music institute perform on their handmade instruments at the Rotunda, in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Young Women Learn About Music and Electronics in Hands-On Workshop

A Fishtown nonprofit that teaches girls confidence through musical self-expression held a concert this week. The “Girls Rock Philly” participants performed on instruments they made from scratch during a two-day workshop.

07/26/2014

(Karen Tancrede shows one of the in-table grills at Gyu-Kaku Japanese Barbecue.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A Tiki Bar, Japanese BBQ, and DiBruno’s 75th

This week, Hadas reports on a new Japanese barbecue restaurant near the Barnes Museum, a new Polynesian-themed bar in Fishtown, and how a legendary South Philly cheese-and-meat store is celebrating its big anniversary.

07/24/2014

(credit: CBS)

Man Arrested After Standoff With Police In Fishtown

A man is in police custody after a brief standoff with police in Philadelphia early Monday morning.

07/21/2014

(Justin Rosenberg, outside his Radnor "Honeygrow" restaurant.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Soups on the Front Burner

A Vietnamese “pho” soup restaurant opens in Fishtown, the owners of Federal Donuts start a soup kitchen for the homeless, and more!

06/19/2014

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