City officials and developers cut the ribbon on Tasker Village, twenty-eight apartments that rent for $500 to $900 each, in the heart of what one realty group has called “the city’s hottest neighborhood,” with steeply climbing property values.
Police say they are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Thursday morning in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting that took place Sunday evening in the Point Breeze section of the city.
The accident was reported just after 5:30 p.m. Friday near 20th Street and Washington Avenue.
It happened at 5:49 p.m. Friday at the 1500 block of South Cleveland Street.
Residents of the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia scored a huge win this week: a group protested the sale of soft-pellet pistols at a local corner store, and won.
The shooting happened on the 1500 block of South 21st Street around 10:16 p.m. on Wednesday.
Volunteers from the carpenters’ union and five builders are donating time, helping Habitat for Humanity complete the homes in three days.
Conversion of the historic Anthony Wayne School building, at 28th and Morris Streets, began ten years ago, when $5.5 million in tax credits and city funding helped convert the school into 36 units of affordable housing.
Hundreds of Point Breeze students may not recognize their schools when they return to class on Monday. About 1,000 volunteers gave some schools and a community center a make-over on Saturday.
Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of “The Roots” is lending his support for a mural that would honor the legacy of a beloved community leader he grew up with in South Philadelphia.
Police say a teen was shot in a South Philadelphia home Wednesday night.
South Detectives are searching for a man they say broke into a Point Breeze home and shot a woman while she was lying in her bed.
A 14-year-old Philadelphia boy stabbed last week by a teenage girl has reportedly died.
It happened at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 2100 block of Watkins Street.