Attention all artists, musicians, and creatives: Have you ever wondered about credit building? Or the first steps to becoming a home owner? Or wanted free pizza on a Monday night? NKCDC and Frankford Ave Arts is hosting a “Housing and Finances in the Creative Economy” workshop on Monday, February 26th! The workshop will be at[…]
Fracas .n. disturbance, brawl, melee, rumpus, skirmish, struggle, scuffle, scrum, clash, fisticuffs, altercation; scrap, dust-up, set-to, donnybrook; Frankford Ave Arts First Friday Event. We don’t expect any punches to be thrown at the Frankford Avenue First Friday Fracas, but we do expect an amazing night of local food and artists. From 6:00 PM to 10:00[…]
Taken from Clair Margheim (Head & The Hand Press) – The Head & The Hand Press will celebrate the renewal and growth occurring in Rust Belt cities with a book release party and a Free Library of Philadelphia discussion panel of the publication, The Rust Belt Rising Almanac. The Almanac is a collection of stories and snapshots about growth, change and loss in America’s Rust Belt cities – from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, and Cleveland to Detroit.
Neighbors, friends and those in the Philadelphia surrounding area are invited to the Frankford Avenue First Friday on June 7 to stop in participating shops, where the almanac will be showcased, for a celebration of literature and renewal, sponsored by New Kensington Community Development Corporation. The night will also include a reading by Almanac contributor Jeffrey Ziga of Little Baby’s Ice Cream atop their parklet, along with an Almanac inspired ice cream flavor. The celebration will continue into the evening with a dance party at the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym’s beautifully renovated warehouse workspace.
Are you tired of looking at the trash and debris on your block? Do you wish your block was cleaner and more attractive to customers? What if you could work towards creating a better block and get noticed while doing it? New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) is searching for Adopt-A-Block participants who will act[…]
Its a new year and Frankford Avenue is still growing with ever more shops and exhibits to explore! So jump on the El and head over (don’t forget your mittens) for another night with cool people, awesome art, great food and drink, and most of all fun!
More than just a normal First Friday, December is a chance to do your holiday shopping right here on Frankford Ave and support your friends, neighbors, and our growing local economy! Bring your friends and take a walk! You’ll find fun events, awesome art exhibits, new businesses, and great gifts! Please note that events listed in bold will NOT take place on First Friday, December 7th. Dates are listed in the details below.
Details after the jump.