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Fishtown

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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

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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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Sugarhouse Planning Temporary Poker Room For September Opening

Sugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton says the demand for live poker play has been there since day one.

06/11/2014

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Popular Philly Cheesesteak Joint To Open Second Location

Fresh off last year’s name change, Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop has some more news.

05/06/2014

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Wife Of Owner Of Philly’s Pizza Brain Reportedly Gives Birth To 13.5-Pound Baby At Delaware County Hospital

Officials at Delaware County Memorial Hospital say Brian and Danielle Dwyer’s son born Monday is the largest baby they can recall there.

04/18/2014

St. Laurentius Catholic Church on East Berks Street in fishtown. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Fishtown Residents Vow to Save Historic Church

A group of Fishtown residents say they want to preserve a historic church that the Archdiocese closed in March.

04/06/2014

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Caught On Camera: 2 Suspects Try To Burglarize Church In Fishtown

Early in the morning of April 3, an unknown male was captured on surveillance video approaching Laurentius Church on the 1600 block of East Berks.

04/04/2014

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Local Church Closes Its Doors For Safety Reasons

The Saint Laurentius Church has been examined on multiple occasions over the past several months by an engineering firm and an inspection earlier this week led to a recommendation to close the worship site.

03/28/2014

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Police Seeking Suspects For Robbery, Shooting In Fishtown

The suspects were both pointing guns at the victim and his friends demanding money. When the male refused to hand over his property, the first suspect fired three shots at him, striking him once in his left leg.

03/18/2014

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Senior Airman At Dover Air Force Base Dies In Crash Along I-95

Twenty-six-year-old Victor Quach was stationed at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware and was assigned to the 436th Civil Engineer Squadron as a Fuel and Water Maintenance technician.

02/19/2014

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