November First Friday!

This November we have a lot of excellent First Friday events to be thankful for! Check out our full First Friday schedule below: Xhale Lounge 453 E Girard Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only Mantra Lounge 312 E Girard Ave Friday: Wisdom Series – A Higher Taste – Global Transformation | 6-8 pm[…]

POST in the River Wards!

It’s that time of year again, PHILADELPHIA OPEN STUDIO TOURS! POST is an opportunity for people to see the behind-the-scenes of operating a gallery space or artist studio. It’s a chance to appreciate the work and effort that goes into independently operated art spaces. POST is also an opportunity to discover new art spaces in[…]

September First Friday!

The River Wards are turning up the HEAT for the last First Friday of the summer! We’re excited to welcome newcomers hosting their first ever events! Come celebrate in the neighborhood before the long weekend! Xhale Lounge 453 E Girard Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only Mantra Lounge 312 E Girard Wisdom Series:[…]

River Wards Community Mixtape!

The River Wards Sound Collective, a musician and music entrepreneur cooperative housed by NKCDC, is seeking submissions for songs and cover art as an upcoming community mixtape project! We’re asking for entries of one song or piece of artwork sent to RiverWardsSoundCollective@gmail.com. Submissions are due by midnight on April 17th! Any and all genres are encouraged to[…]

Introducing River Wards Sound Collective!

Taking a stroll through the menagerie of neighborhoods that make up the River Wards, it’s impossible to ignore the palpable presence of musicians, record stores, venues, and music related businesses.  NKCDC , through Frankford Avenue Arts, believes in harnessing our area’s artistic strengths in order to promote community development and growth. As such, NKCDC is[…]

Local Designers seek support

Local Architecture School grads Nick Auman + Keith Hartwig are seeking your support for an innovative installation along Frankford Ave.  Their aim is to spur community interaction by creating an innovative setting for it to ocour within.  Take a look at their description of the project and then click through to their kick starter for all the details. […]