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You are viewing 2 articles for May 2019 by the author Joel Wolfram

    • Neighbors of Commerce Street are working on a redesign of this public space to discourage drug use. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Redesigning an Old City green space for park use, not drug use

Adam Teterus takes a shortcut to the gym after work through a space some people in Old City prefer to avoid. The back corner of the T-shaped walkway and public plaza…

    • Fish signs mark homes on the 800 block of East Thompson Street. (Joel Wolfram for WHYY)

Old fish, new fish: Tracing the history of Fishtown’s most ubiquitous sign

When Joe Billitto and Megan Minner moved into their brick rowhouse on Sepviva Street last fall, just one thing was missing. The couple, not quite in their 30s, had renovated the…

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