Fishtown

Nov. 16, 2018

Fishtowners rant about parking, then rave about Frankford Ave. hotel proposal

That 19th-century former light industrial building with the Shepard Fairey mural just up from Frankford Hall on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown moved one step closer to getting a new lease on life when the Fishtown Neighbors Association voted overwhelmingly last night to support developer Roland Kassis' request for variances needed ...

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Posted in Fishtown, Philly News
Oct. 11, 2017

Restaurant news: Fishtown pizzeria proclaimed best in America

Save yourself a little time: take a look at Beddia's menu of pies, taking care to note the many local producers who supply the ingredients. You'll be all ready for an outstanding experience when you get there.

If you haven't yet tried Pizzeria Beddia in Fishtown, you ...

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Posted in Fishtown, Philly News
Sept. 30, 2017

Hidden Gem in the Heart of Fishtown

A stunning rowhome in beautiful Fishtown, 2342 E. Huntington Street

This classic home was renovated in 2014 and offers traditional charm in a great area. Enter into your new home and immediately notice original details such as the custom wood railing, hardwood flooring and open layout.

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May 12, 2016

Phabulous Home of the Week: 2042-46 Amber Street #205

Stunning New York-style loft located in the heart of Fishtown / East Kensington in the rarely offered Milk Depot community! Walk through the recently landscaped courtyard from Dreer St or enter through the 2nd entrance on Amber Street up to the unit on the 2nd floor.

This flawless corner condo offers ...

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Posted in Fishtown
Feb. 12, 2016

3 Facts About Fishtown You Probably Forgot

View of Center City skyline from East Girard Avenue in Fishtown. Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia.Fishtown offers residents and visitors more than just a pretty view of Center City. It's a proud neighborhood, rich in history, that's gotten a new lease on life thanks to new arrivals who have discovered its strong bones and many charms. But how did Fishtown become Fishtown? Read ...

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Posted in Fishtown
Nov. 18, 2014

Buildings Now and Then: "Port Fishington" cop shop, once home to horses and hoodlums, now houses residents

2136 E. Dauphin St. in 2014. Photo by the author.

By Matty Stringer

In the last half of this decade, Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood has witnessed a dramatic turnaround much like its neighbor to the southwest, Northern Liberties, experienced in the previous decade. Perhaps no building symbolizes it more ...

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