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Construction to start on North Delaware Greenway

Inquirer: Construction to start on North Delaware Greenway Inquirer writer Jennifer Lin reports that the long-discussed North Delaware riverfront greenway is moving closer to reality, with enough public support and…

Park(ing) Day Returns: Friday, September 18

Park(ing) Day, a national event to raise awareness of the need for green spaces in urban areas, is returning to Philadelphia on September 18.  Park(ing) Day originated in San Francisco…

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Glendale Prescription Center robbed at gunpoint

By Shannon McDonald Two men held up the Glendale Prescription Center on Castor Avenue Saturday morning, taking off with $15,000 worth of prescription medication and $200 in cash. Police are offering…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Feltonville - so close, yet so far

By Shannon McDonald We almost missed this one. A story from the Inquirer on Wednesday profiled Wander Nunez, the 19-year-old Dominican the Phillies selected in the 48th round of the draft.…

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Shiny, new site

By Shannon McDonald Check us out! After a long weekend of construction and renovations, the new NEastPhilly.com is up and running. We overhauled everything to make the site easier to navigate,…

    • PlanPhilly Postcard from Detroit

Another Postcard from Detroit

Photo: Comerica Park, opened in 2000, is the epitome of a downtown baseball park. Meanwhile, the on-again, off-again demolition of 1912's Tiger Stadium is just about complete.    Aug. 10…

Northern Liberties Featured in National Geographic

Northern Liberties Featured in National Geographic The September issue of National Geographic Traveler features Northern Liberties in its regular "On Foot" urban-exploration column. It proclaims that the "emerging" area has finally…

Public Transportation’s Role In Responding to Climate Change

Public Transportation’s Role in Responding to Climate Change [PDF]This paper details the role public transportation has in responding to the challenge of climate change.  It collects and analyzes data from…

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Northeast (OK, Mayfair) makes Philly mag's 'Best of Philly' list

By Shannon McDonald The August issue of Philadelphia magazine is out, complete with the 2009 Best of Philly Awards. And believe it or not, a few Northeast spots made the list.…

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NEast Links: jam-packed with a river rescue, police shooting, pretzel war and more

By Michael Feeney Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Retired police officer Christopher Kaullar - of Trout Road near Rising Sun Avenue…

A Message from Hidden City Philadelphia

Dear Adventurers,It was only this past June that we came together to put on hard hats and explore many of the unknown wonders of Philadelphia. We journeyed into forgotten realms…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Action News typo makes all the difference

By Shannon McDonald Sure, reporters in a rush to get stories out often make small mistakes. This mistake involves only four letters, but makes a huge difference geographically and culturally. A…

Jeanes Hospital and Katie Elise Lambert Foundation team up for safety event

By Shannon McDonald On Saturday, Jeanes Hospital and the Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will host a Butterfly Release to honor deceased loved ones, especially those who died in household accidents. In…

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Food for Thought: Las Margaritas

By Donna Ward Las Margaritas is a fantastic Mexican restaurant located at 2538 Welsh Rd. near Roosevelt Boulevard.  You have probably seen the jalapeño van driving around the NEast and…

TheCityTraveler.com

Time to “manage your bookmarks?” We know there are at least a few sites in your browser you haven’t looked at in ages. Clear them out to make room for TheCityTraveler.com.…

    • ZCC meeting: Time runs down, temperature heats up

Springtime for Spring Garden Street (part 2)

Photo: Delaware Ave, view  south (early 1929, with new Benjamin Franklin Bridge, not yet open)  Part 2 of a 2-part series. (Click here for Part 1). From the Delaware River…

Tonight at the Pennypack Park Concert Series...

By Shannon McDonald The Liberation and Kick it Out, Chicago and Heart tribute bands, respectively,  will play Pennypack Park’s Summer Music Festival tonight at 7 p.m. Don’t forget your chairs, blankets,…

Red light cameras stolen from Red Lion Road

By Shannon McDonald Frenzied drivers got a brief reprieve recently when two red light cameras were stolen at Red Lion Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. The Parking Authority sent an employee…

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Real NEastate: Adding a bath adds value

Q: I am planning on selling my three-bedroom, one-bath home in Holmesburg next year, and I am thinking of either putting in a new kitchen or adding a powder room. Which…

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