by Ellen C. Warren What do you think when you hear the phrase, “Living in reciprocity with nature”? Does it feel familiar, like, oh yeah, that’s what we need to do? Or do you have some difficulty getting a picture of what that really means? Those raised with the Bible are aware of the idea […]
4D – 4th Diemension Sobriety Inc.
By Austin Greenberg 4th Dimension Sobriety Inc. (4D) is a sober-living nonprofit that uses several homes in Riverwest to house and help rehabilitate individuals who are recovering from addiction. Fix Development LLC, is a real estate company whose projects include the property located at 500 E. Center St. the now-closed Cream City Hostel. The property […]
Many years ago I attended a presentation by Lily Yeh in Appleton. She talked of working, playing, creating a place in North Philadelphia. Place Making became a her model using art and eventually in the formation of Barefoot Artists. Her work and eventual success in community transformation was a story I have tried to emulate […]
Neighbor Spotlight January 2016
Kavon Jones – KJ Prodigy by Ellen C Warren Did you see that poet biking down the streets of Riverwest? The one that made you laugh about fried chicken at last year’s Riverwest Follies. The one that you might not have recognized since he’s left nearly fifty pounds behind in the last several months […]
August 2016 Neighbor Spotlight
Neighbor Spotlight Erika Wolf: Former national organizer now approaches change on a block-to-block level by Peggy Schulz photo by Alice Waraxa Erika Wolf, volunteer coordinator at the Riverwest Co-op, has an impressive background as an organizer and activist, on state-wide, national and even international levels. But she’s more than happy to be back in her […]
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