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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: 2 out of 3 TV stations can't read a street sign

Can you tell the difference between Northeast and Northwest Philadelphia? Can you tell whether a street sign says Walnut Lane or Walnut Hill Street? CBS3 had trouble with both over the…

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Report: 'Anyone who cares about the future of Philadelphia should pay attention to the state and fate of the Northeast'

Whether you love your Northeast Philly neighborhood, or you're one of our commenters who laments the changes you've seen over the years, you should read this piece from Hidden City contributor…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: CBS3 mistakes Harrowgate for Northeast

CBS3 moved the Tacony/Frankord Creek and nobody told us. Back in December the station reported that a pregnant woman was struck by a stray bullet "inside aNortheast Philadelphia home." The victim…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: NBC puts Olney in the Northeast

Seriously, NBC, there is an entire creek designating the Northeast Philly boundary; how hard can this be? "School bus vs. SEPTA bus in NE Philly," read the headline on the evening…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Lincoln Highway pops up out of nowhere

What in the world? Two strange things happened Nov. 16. First, a man opened fire on three women in a car on Roosevelt Boulevard near Harbison Ave. Luckily no one was…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: When Bustleton Avenue becomes a neighborhood

In reporting the tragic death of an elderly man Oct. 22, Action News got right on the story. In the wrong neighborhood. Imagine turning on the news to hear a 78-year-old…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Northwood crash gets North Philly label

  The 4600-block of Adams Avenue. It's relativel leafy, runs parallel to Greenwood Cemetery and is roughly three blocks from Northwood Park. And oh yeah, it's on the Northeast side…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: NBC10 confuses Mayfair with Nicetown, tries to cover up error

What could be worse than a TV news station reporting a shooting in Nicetown happened in Mayfair? How 'bout rewriting the headline and the story to pretend the error never happened?…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: CBS attributes Wissinoming animal cruelty case to Mayfair

Nearly two dozen animals were removed from a Wissinoming home last week and their owners were charged with animal cruelty. It's not a headline anyone wants to see, but CBS3 added…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: No really, Oxford Circle really is west of the Boulevard

Here we go again. Imagine waking up to the headline, "Oxford Circle Teen Stabbed." Anyone who wakes up with NBC10 doesn't have to imagine it. While Action News and Philly.com both…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: N.J. media group plays it fast and loose

A few things raised our eyebrows about the South Jersey Media Group's report on Philadelphia water main breaks. First and foremost, why in the world would New Jerseyans care about such…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Mayfair gets credit for Tacony's cool sign

Updated:  A reader has called to our attention the Mayfair neighborhood banner hanging in front of Stein's in the photo used for the Naked Philly story. We can't fault them for…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Kensington blog references Far Northeast

Did you hear about the Far Northeast's drug and prostitution problem? Yep, since 2008, photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge has been capturing the drug and prostitution along Kensington Avenue. And while his blog…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Water main break wasn't in Frankford

Hey, Frankford, how ya feeling after that water main break? What water main break, you ask? The one that happened Sunday along the 3800-block of Frankford Avenue that CBS3 and Philly.com…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Action News extends Burholme's boundaries

"Elderly woman beaten in Burholme home invasion," read the July 11 Action News headline. It struck fear in people, naturally. But people in Burholme - or with elderly relatives in…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Help us welcome back Port Richmond

Oh hey, Port Richmond, nice to see you again! The Riverwards neighborhood pops up in the Northeast pretty frequently when the mainstream media get their hands on news stories outside…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: City Paper puts Frankford's Civil War museum in North Philly

The Northeast - Frankford in particular - is crawling with history buffs and Civil War afficianados. Doesn't sound like City Paper consulted any of them when it ran its cover feature…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Despite hint from police, CBS3 says Fairhill is Northeast

Germantown and Lehigh avenues. They don't intersect in Northeast Philadelphia Neither even runs through the Northeast. But CBS3 decided to have some fun with geography yesterday. In posting information about…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: In which the Daily News uses parallel streets to try to define an intersection

Friendship Street and Longshore Avenue run parallel. They're parallel in Lawncrest, Castor Gardens and across the Boulevard into Mayfair and Tacony. At no point do they intersect. And yet, somehow the Daily…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Despite name, little Northeast presence in Philly Weekly's events calendar

Philadelphia Weekly has released its 2012 Summer Guide, described as such: "Looking for summer excitement in your neighborhood—or an excuse to explore new parts of the city? Either way, you’re…

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