Help Fairhill Help Puerto Rico

Did you know that 70-80% of the Latino population in Philadelphia is Puerto Rican?  While Fairhill prides itself on its culturally diverse community with roots all over the globe, Fairhill, among other areas of eastern North Philadelphia, is known for having some of the highest concentrations of Puerto Ricans in the United States.

El Centro de Oro Tops Philly Free Streets Route

What if streets were open for walking, running, rolling, biking, playing, and dancing? No cars or trucks. Just people powered movement? On October 28th, 2017 from 8am to 1pm, Philadelphia is going to find out.  This year's Philly Free Streets event begins and ends in El Centro de Oro...

Fairhill: Philly’s Best Kept Secret

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you eventually become drawn to people. Talking to randos is the norm. I’ll never forget the conversation with the aquarium fisherman, forest ranger, and women at the Thai market. It’s refreshing to compare notes on life with people from vastly different backgrounds.