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

    • 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…

    • Abdelmgeed Muhammad Elgamel inside of his produce market on Allegheny Avenue in Kensington Tuesday. (Brad Larrison for WHYY)

Grant aims to create economic opportunity in embattled Kensington

A sign on the door of Abdelmgeed Elgamal’s fruit and vegetable market on Allegheny Avenue, written in black marker, informs customers the store can’t currently accept EBT payments — otherwise known…

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