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Festivals

Kensington Derby and Arts Festival returns in May with more than 100 vendors and artists

Kensington Derby

Food & Drink

Kismet Bagels to open frist brick and mortar location in Fishtown this month

04 02 2022 Kismet Bagels Store.png

Arts & Culture

Now and Then Marketplace pop-up in Fishtown to feature over 50 Philly area vendors

Fishtown PopUp Market

Food and Drink

Evil Genius celebrating Harry Potter exhibit coming to Philly with themed beer and events

Harry Potter at Evil Genius

Arts & Culture

'Sisterhood' trolley tour celebrates Black women owned businesses

Harriett's Bookshop Trolley

Food & Drink

At Izakaya by Yanaga in Fishtown, chef known as the 'Sushi Whisperer' finally gets restaurant of his own

Izakaya by Yanaga

Development

South Philly traffic roundabout planned to improve road safety at busy intersection

South Philly Traffic Roundabout

Development

5-story apartment building proposed next to Barcade in Fishtown

Fishtown Barcade Apartments

Development

Fishtown's historic St. Laurentius Church to be replaced by 8-story residential building

St. Laurentius Church Fishtown

Food & Drink

Bagels & Co. plans Fishtown location, further expansion in Philly

Bagels Co Glu Hospitality

Business

Riverwards Produce to open second location in Old City

Riverwards Produce Old City

Food & Drink

Kismet Bagels teaming up with Dave Quaile for pizza bagel pop-on on New Year’s Eve

Pizza Bagel Kit

Holiday

Fishtown Pickle Project hosting quirky, 7-course, holiday feast as alternative to traditional seven fishes

Fishtown Feast of 7 Pickles

Food & Drink

Evil Genius Beer Company brings back seasonal beer, charity race as part of holiday lineup

Evil Genius

Recreation

Drive Shack's indoor golf venue Puttery Philadelphia planned for Olde Kensington

Puttery Philadelphia Drive Shack

Development

Historic Penn Home in Fishtown to be converted into residential complex, restaurant

Penn Home Fishtown

Food & Drink

Build your own charcuterie board and sample donuts during Philly Cider Week

Philly Cider Week

Arts & Culture

Allen Iverson-inspired basketball hoop sculpture installed in East Kensington by city artist

Iverson Gianni Lee

Food & Drink

Philly's Pistola's restaurants mourns death of chef Adán Trinidad

Pistola's restaurant chef death

Development

Demolition permits issued for Fishtown's historic St. Laurentius Church

St Laurentius Demolition

Arts & Culture

Mural Arts Philadelphia dedicates first mural celebrating transgender community

Mural Arts Month Philadelphia

Music

New Fishtown music venue Brooklyn Bowl sets opening date

Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia

Food & Drink

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams opening first Philly stores in Fishtown, Rittenhouse

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Food & Drink

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream to add more Philly locations in Fishtown, Rittenhouse

Van Leeuwen Fishtown Rittenhouse

Food & Drink

Award-winning Kalaya opening a second location in Fishtown

Kalaya Fishtown location

Investigations

Fishtown bar operators to pay employees more than $492K in back wages, damages

90221 Bottle Bar East

Food & Drink

Fishtown Social owner to open wine bar, bottle shop at Jersey Shore

Fishtown Social Ventnor

Food & Drink

Evil Genius Beer Co. to host Food Truck Festival in Fishtown this fall

Evil Genius Brewing Food Truck Festival

Development

Fishtown's Kensington National Bank building could be redeveloped with apartments

Fishtown Bank Development

Food & Drink

Fishtown Social to become Kismet Bagel shop on Sunday mornings

Kismet Bagels pop-up

Food & Drink

Honeygrow plans new Fishtown location after closing Test Kitchen

Honeygrow Fishtown Crossing

Investigations

Man charged in Fishtown assault on cyclist during last year's George Floyd protests

Fishtown BLM Assault Cyclist

Food & Drink

Brooklyn-based Other Half Brewing to take over former Goose Island location in Fishtown

Other Half Brewing Philadelphia

Development

Additional mixed-use building planned at site of Fishtown roundabout project

Fishtown traffic circle apartments

Food & Drink

Philadelphia Distilling makes gin specifically for seltzer drinks

Bluecoat Gin for Seltzer

Food & Drink

CookNSolo opening fourth Goldie location, new event space in Fishtown

Goldie Lilah Fishtown

Food & Drink

Source Farmhouse Brewery taking over Fishtown Brewpub's old location

Source Farmhouse Brewing

Development

Renderings show apartment building proposed to replace Fishtown 7-Eleven

7-Eleven Girard Apartments

Politics

President Biden calls Philly sports fans 'most informed, most obnoxious' in the world

Biden Philly Sports

Business

Harriett's Bookshop seeking permanent home in Fishtown

Harriett's Bookshop Philly

Food & Drink

Lil Pop Shop and Weckerly's Ice Cream to sell one another's desserts

Lil Pop Shop and Weckerly's

Food & Drink

Middle Child's owner says restaurant's Fishtown location will open this summer

middle child fishtown location

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