Girard Avenue

(Antique dealer Catherine Jennings shows how merchandise can be displayed along the new "interactive" fence on East Girard Avenue.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

More Than Just A Fence, It’s A Neighborhood Gathering Point For Fishtown

A new “interactive” fence has been installed near East Girard Avenue and Marlborough Streets, part of a low-cost, high impact Model Block Program.

10/02/2013

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Wayward Tire Slams Into Car On Schuylkill Expressway

A driver on the Schuylkill Expressway escaped serious injury after a tire came loose from another car and slammed into the windshield of her car.

07/26/2013

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1 Critical, 3 Others Injured In Fishtown Car Accident

Philadelphia Police say four people were hospitalized after a car accident in Fishtown Sunday night.

05/12/2013

(Dedication ceremonies are held at the Philadelphia Zoo's new transportation center, which includes a parking garage.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Zoo’s New Transportation Center and Parking Garage Is Dedicated

Zoo president Vikram Dewan said that will help ease the crunch of the zoo’s 1.2 million visitors each year.

04/05/2013

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Part Of Major Route Through Port Richmond Closed This Weekend

A stretch of Richmond Street between Lehigh Avenue and Somerset Street is affected by the closure.

04/05/2013

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Two Accidents, Minutes Apart, Leave Two Men Dead In West Philadelphia

A pair of accidents, taking place minutes apart Thursday night, left two men dead in West Philadelphia.

04/04/2013

(The statue of Don Quixote, at 2nd and Girard.  Photo from Historical Society of Pa.)

Positively Philadelphia: Our City of Little-Known Monuments

You probably pass by works of art honoring famous people every day in this area, and many of them you know. But there are others…

02/10/2013

(Bubba Kolbasowski, partner and pitmaster of Bubba's Texas BBQ.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: BBQ, Veggie Steak Sandwiches, and Edible Bugs

A new barbecue joint in Fishtown, a veggie-vs.-meat steak sandwich cook-off, and an event delving into the Academy of Natural Science’s 18 million specimens are all on Hadas’ menu this week.

10/25/2012

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Driver Injured After Slamming Into SEPTA Trolley

A female driver was hospitalized after the SUV she was driving slammed into a trolley in Philadelphia early Monday morning.

09/17/2012

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11-Year-Old Girl Assaulted In West Philadelphia

Police in West Philadelphia are investigating the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl Saturday.

08/26/2012

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Officer Fatally Shoots Driver After Being Dragged By Car In West Philadelphia

A police-involved shooting in Philadelphia left a suspect dead late Thursday evening.

08/24/2012

(The renovation of the Spring Garden station of the Broad Street Subway includes brightly painted floor designs.  Photo provided)

Broad Street Subway’s Spring Garden and Girard Station Upgrades Unveiled

In addition to new decor, riders are seeing new stairs, new turnstiles, enhanced lighting and, for the first time, elevators.

06/25/2012

(The main entrance to the Philadelphia Zoo, at 34th Street and Girard Avenue.  File photo)

City Council Expected To Give Final Approval For Parking Garage At Philadelphia Zoo

City Council this coming week is expected to give final approval to plans of the Philadelphia Zoo to construct a sorely-needed parking garage.

06/17/2012

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Man Killed In Freak Accident Involving SEPTA Bus

A man died after a freak accident involving a SEPTA bus Friday morning.

04/20/2012

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One Injured In Parkside Car Accident

One person was injured in a car accident overnight in Philadelphia.

04/14/2012

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