| Follow Us: Facebook Twitter RSS Feed

Featured Stories

933 Articles | Page: | Show All

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day from Flying Kite!

We're taking a little break to put our toes in the sand. See you on June 7!

A textile lab at Drexel

Weaving together innovation at Drexel University

The earliest civilizations knew how to weave fiber into textiles. But those products bear little resemblance to the high-tech "functional fabrics" being engineered in Philadelphia -- these miraculous materials can see, hear, sense and communicate.

Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center

Statewide Spotlight: Rebirth in Midtown Harrisburg

This evolving neighborhood has been drawing in young professionals, artists and historic preservation fanatics since at least the 1970s. In recent years, the number of entertainment and culinary options -- from breweries to art galleries to coffee shops -- has boomed, while the boundaries of the neighborhood have pushed ever outwards.

New friends at CNKP Super Adoption Day 2016

Animal Kingdom: Can Philadelphia become a "no-kill" city?

Philly is poised to become a leader both in the humane treatment of shelter animals and the prevention of stray and abandoned pets. Flying Kite takes a look at several organizations working hard to make the city friendlier for its furriest citizens.

uCity Square from 37th Street

Say goodbye to the University City you know

Whether it's Drexel's Schuylkill Yards strategy, the Science Center's uCity Square expansion or visions for capping and developing the rail yards north of 30th Street Station, the neighborhood we see today is not long for this world.

Frecon Farms

Frecon Farms leads PA's cider revolution

This Boyertown orchard is producing fine hard ciders and becoming a major player in Pennsylvania's booming cider industry. Now to keep growing, they just need an assist from lawmakers in Harrisburg. Head out to the farm on May 7 for celebrating and sipping.

A mural dedication in Parkside

SLIDESHOW: A mural dedication in Parkside

Last week, the Parkside community came together to officially dedicate "North Star," a colorful mural adjacent to a neighborhood playground. Photographer Richard Barnes was on hand to document the event. #OntheGround

Fresh pasta at Southwark

A fresh take on a neighborhood stalwart in Queen Village

Situated on the corner of 4th and Bainbridge Streets at the gateway to Fabric Row, Southwark, a beloved bar and restaurant, is under new management. Chris D'Ambro and Marina De Oliveira have kept the soul of the place intact while freshening up the space and menu.


Drink Up: Long a dry town, Collingswood welcomes downtown microbrewery

The Jersey hamlet adds another jewel to its bustling main street with Devil's Creek Brewery, the borough's first foray into serving suds since 1873. Initially met with skepticism by local restauranteurs, the taproom is now being embraced by the evolving town.
933 Articles | Page: | Show All
Signup for Email Alerts