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Piazza At Schmidt’s

(Soccer fans watch the US team's loss to Germany on the giant screen at the Piazza at Schmidt's, in Northern Liberties.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Team USA Keeps Hope Alive For Philadelphia Soccer Fans

With the US national team continuing to advance in World Cup soccer (even after being beaten by Germany), US soccer fans are looking forward to the USA’s next match, on Tuesday.

06/26/2014

(Credit: Justin Udo)

Sunday Is Super Adoption Day, Starring These Adorable Puppies

With games, a kissing booth and plenty of treats, the puppies, kittens, and bunnies who came out all seemed to agree that Super Adoption Day was a doggone good time.

05/18/2014

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Waitin’ On Bacon: Organizers Postpone Pa. Bacon Festival, Citing Logistics

The event is postponed until early October. Organizers are still looking for an outdoor venue in Philadelphia and they’ll announce the exact date and place next week on the Bacon Festival website.

05/09/2014

(The Piazza at Schmidt’s. Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Gather In Northern Libs For Equality Forum Festival

The 22nd annual Equality Forum Summit wrapped up Sunday with its SundayOUT Festival at the Piazza at Schmidts.

05/04/2014

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Celebration Of Bacon Comes To Northern Liberties

A festival is coming to Northern Liberties that might not be for the faint of heart.

03/14/2014

(credit: Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio)

Artificial Ice Rink Now Open At The Piazza At Schmidt’s

Philadelphia now has another option for some “ice” skating.

12/02/2013

(The Piazza at Schmidt's. Credit: CBS)

Winter Skating Rink at NoLibs Piazza Will Use ‘Artificial Ice’

It will be situated in front of the giant outdoor video screen.

11/13/2013

("Brooklyn Flea."  Photo provided)

Brooklyn Flea Market Pulls Out Of Philadelphia Because Of Lack Of Customers

The Brooklyn Flea market, which was taking place every Sunday for the past four and a half months in Northern Liberties, has pulled out of the City of Brotherly Love.

11/01/2013

(Surveillace video in the apartment building captured resident Katoya Jones giving access to group that were intent on robbing a drug dealer.)

Woman Who Aided, Then Testified Against, Piazza-at-Schmidt’s Killers Being Released

The victims were killed during an attempted drug robbery in the upscale apartment complex in 2009. Katoya Jones was caught on tape giving the gang access to the building.

08/27/2013

("Brooklyn Flea."  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: A Brooklyn Flea Market Hops To Philadelphia

The famous “Brooklyn Flea” is expanding to Northern Liberties, starting June 2nd.

05/19/2013

Donnelle Baxter, Jamie Landers, Laura McLain of Luscious Bakery. (credit: Justin Udo)

3rd Annual Cupcake Smash Takes Place In Northern Liberties

Philabundance hosted its 3rd Annual Cupcake Smash on Saturday, an event to raise money for the organization as it tries to address hunger issues in the Delaware Valley.

04/27/2013

The fire-gutted structure next to the El. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Neighbors & Community Leaders Speak About Northern Liberties Warehouse Fire

“There was a tremendous explosion,” said Ed White, who lives near the warehouse. “And a huge flame just came out of the building early this morning.”

07/10/2012

Matt Ruben, President of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association, updates residents on the fatal shooting at the Piazza earlier in June. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Northern Liberties Residents Express Safety Concerns At Community Meeting

It was standing room only inside the Northern Liberties Community Center. The major topic of discussion was safety, just weeks after a shooting at the Piazza at Schmidt’s that left an Upper Darby man dead.

06/29/2012

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Public Affairs)

Suspect Identified In Connection With Monday’s Piazza Shooting

Authorities are looking for Steven Miller, 22, of Philadelphia.

06/12/2012

Shooting

Man Dies After Shooting Outside Popular Northern Liberties Bar

The incident apparently started around midnight inside the P.Y.T. bar and lounge at Germantown Avenue and Hancock Street.

06/11/2012

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