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Halloween Spook-Tacular Recap

Great turn out today at the Mayfair Memorial Playground! Thanks to all of our sponsers and wonderful community for participating!

  • October 25, 2014

Mayfair: Five Frankford Avenue Newcomers

It's impossible to talk about Northeast Philadelphia without mentioning Frankford Avenue. Known to Mayfair insiders as The Avenue, Frankford Avenue was once a thriving business district in the heart of Northeast Philadelphia. Residents recall a time when Frankford Avenue was filled with retail shops, theaters and restaurants.

Since then, businesses have come and gone. A surge of empty storefronts left residents wondering if The Avenue would every return to its former glory. But if the recent openings of new shops is any indication, Frankford Avenue will experience a revival soon enough. Here are five businesses that have recently opened on and near Frankford Avenue [Continue]

Sisters Consignment, New Shop in Mayfair Philadelphia
  • October 20, 2014

Mayfair: Putting Used Goods To Good Use

At first glance, the interior of The Camouflage Rhino looks and feels just like any other thrift store you may have visited. Racks of clothing, second-hand furniture and various used appliances fill the sales floor. However, after learning about the store's mission, these items suddenly have a noble purpose.

The Camouflage Rhino

The Camouflage Rhino employs area vets through a jobs program and 96 cents of every dollar it brings in goes directly to the Veterans Multi-Service Center in Philadelphia [continue]

  • October 20, 2014

Mayfair: "Everything I Needed Was in a Central Location,"

Dana Lambie has been a Mayfair resident her whole life. She is actively involved in the community, serving as co-chair of Friends of Mayfair Memorial Playground, as well as serving on the boards of various community organizations, like Community Care of the Northeast. Her family also owns Lambie Funeral Home. Philadelphia Neighborhoods spoke with Lambie to find out what motivated her to become so involved [continue]

Lambie Funeral Home in Mayfair Philadelphia
  • October 17, 2014