Queen Village in the News


New historical marker pays tribute to the Bethel Burying Ground [South Philly Review] – October 10, 2019

Detroit-Style Pizza and Double Patty Burgers Land in Queen Village [PhillyMag] – October 10, 2019

Philly rocker Adam Weiner’s Connie Club brings ‘sloshy dive bar energy’ to new show at WXPN [Philadelphia Inquirer] – October 9, 2019

Neighborhood Ramen review: Queen Village noodle shop has intent to commit next-level ramen [Philadelphia Inquirer] – October 4, 2019

You Can Play and Shop for Board Games at This New Philly Store [PhillyMag] – September 27, 2019

Two Philly schools named National Blue Ribbon recipients, plus 10 more in the area [PhillyVoice] – September 26, 2019

Where to Eat in Queen Village [Eater Philly] – September 19, 2019

Philadelphia business owner shows compassion to tip jar thief [Fox 29 Philadelphia] September 17, 2019

How the Rise of the Basement Apartment Explains Philadelphia’s Latest Rash of Housing Collapses [Philadelphia Inquirer] – August 16, 2019

Queen Village is Not Screwing Around With Its Rat Infestation [PhillyMag] – August 9, 2019

A Brief Timeline of South Philly Through the Ages [PhillyMag] – July 6, 2019

DRWC continues community engagement about Washington Avenue Connector project [South Philly Review] – April 16, 2019

QVNA Zoning Board Shoots Down Proposed 33-Unit Development at 300 Christian  [South Philly Review] – March 18, 2019

Buddhist monks cash out with ‘secret’ sale of historic South Philly church [WHYY] – February 13, 2019

New Giant Supermarkets Coming to University City, Northern Liberties, and Queen Village [Philadelphia Inquirer] – February 6, 2019



Parents, teachers hold meeting in light of classroom over capacity [South Philly Review] – December 17, 2018

Washington Avenue gets one step closer to a facelift thanks to the DRWC  [South Philly Review] – November 16, 2018

South Philly artist sheds layers in new Queen Village exhibit [South Philly Review] – October 29, 2018

Philadelphia Police: Man Knocks Out Victim Over Pool Game Argument Outside Queen Village Bar [CBS 3 Philly] – October 24, 2018

Historic black burial site under playground to get memorial [AP News] – July 5, 2018

Living in Queen Village: A Neighborhood Guide [PhillyMag.com] – June 29, 2018

Queen Village’s Hikaru to close after 35 years [Billy Penn] – June 21, 2018

Community Plans Memorial For Historic Bethel Burial Ground [CBS Philly] – June 12, 2018

Philadelphia plans memorial for historic burying ground  [WHYY] – June 12, 2018

Historic Queen Village black cemetery to get memorial [Metro] – June 12, 2018

This American city hosts the site of one of the oldest black graveyards from the 1800s [Face 2 Face Africa] – June 9, 2018

Queen Village makes room for memorial to a historic African American burial ground [Philadelphia Inquirer] – June 7, 2018

South Philly project will bring retail, housing to Bainbridge [Curbed Philadelphia] – June 6, 2018

In Queen Village, life imitates art, but with a Target store and too much parking [Philadelphia Inquirer] – May 24, 2018

Small-format Target coming to Queen Village neighborhood [Philadelphia Business Journal] – May 1, 2018

New Target location likely coming to South Philly [Curbed Philadelphia] – May 1, 2018

New map unearths dozens of forgotten burial grounds across Philly – [WHYY] – February 28, 2018


Queen Village, Philadelphia: A low-key local wander [Lonely Planet] – December 2017

How readers saved a beloved Philly bookshop from the brink [Philadelphia Inquirer] – August 28, 2017


Philly Artist’s Funny Street Signs Remind Residents to Be Good Neighbors (NBC10] – December 30, 2016

Kid Hazo’s Queen Village art installation is a refresher on how to be a decent neighbor [Philly Voice] – December 30, 2016

Kid Hazo Installing Signs in Queen Village Thanks to Community Grant Program [Passyunk Post] – December 28, 2016

Philly Neighborhood Holds ‘Chalk-In’ to Combat Racism in Community [NBC10] – December 11, 2016

Queen Village: Artists Draw On Their Talents To Engage, Improve Community [Philadelphia Neighborhoods] – November 28, 2016

Queen Village Neighbors Association hosting ‘Conversation on Community’ tonight [Passyunk Post] – November 17, 2016

Queen Village: QVK9 Gives Dogs a Social Playground at Mario Lanza Park [Philadelphia Neighborhoods] – October 5, 2016

Neighborhood Guide: Queen Village [Metro] – September 1, 2016

A Perfect Day in Philadelphia’s Queen Village [Racked.com] – September 1, 2016

One answer to Philly’s pothole problem: Fill them with art  [Philly.com] – August 27, 2016

Queen Villagers Work Toward Neighborhood Integration By Organizing Around Kids [Hidden City] – August 2, 2016

Philly Is Hillary’s Kind of Town [NY Times] – July 25, 2016

Fleisher Art Memorial’s ‘Imagination Grove’ installed on Queen Street Tunnel [Passyunk Post] – June 29, 2016

Commentary: In praise of our dearly beloved Philly community [Philly.com] – May 22, 2016

Queen Village: How Residents Helped Create the First Conservation District [Philadelphia Neighborhoods] – January 19, 2016


Neighbors Hear 3 Options for a Better Bainbridge Green [Passyunk Post] – November 23, 2015

Queen Village Neighborhood Association Shares Good News About Philly Schools [Philadelphia Free Press] – September 23, 2015

It Takes A (Queen) Village [The Philadelphia Citizen] – August 3, 2015

Shefski Showers Shot Tower with Praise [South Philly Review] – July 10, 2015

Why Queen Village, the home of Chubby Checker and one of the Three Stooges, is named for Sweden’s monarch [Billypenn.com] – July 8, 2015

They Showcase Fair Trade Eco Friendly Products By Local Artisans [Philly.com] – July 7, 2015

Sew and Tell: Fabric Row is Philly’s Next Hot Street [Flying Kite] – June 30, 2015

History of Second Street Headhouse shared at Queen Village Neighborhood Association Meeting [Philadelphia Free Press] – June 24, 2015

City Council at-large candidates vet their platforms for Center City East residents [Philadelphia Free Press] – April 22, 2015

Philadelphia ‘friends of’ groups band together to support neighborhood schools [NewsWorks] – March 23, 2015

How solid neighborhoods and strong public schools are built together [PlanPhilly] – March 12, 2015

BLT Architects to Design New Gateway for Nebinger School Project [Philadelphia Magazine] – February 18, 2015


The Philly Neighborhood Index: The safest, loudest, and most livable ‘hoods [BillyPenn] – November 24, 2014

Bainbridge Green Raising Some Dollars for a Better Park [Naked Philly] – October 17, 2014

First day of school… And, again, Philly educators prepared to do their best [Newsworks] – September 8, 2014

Philly Teachers Get Resourceful Amid Budget Cuts [Channel 6 Action News] – September 5, 2014

Parking in Queen Village, part of Pennsport just got a whole lot easier [Passyunk Post] – June 17, 2014

Trying to bring more ‘green’ to Bainbridge Street [Philly.com] – May 7, 2014

Sensitivity and the search for common ground at Weccacoe Playground / Bethel Burying Ground [PlanPhilly] – May 6, 2014

Check out the proposed streetscape improvements for historic Fabric Row [Passyunk Post] – March 20, 2014

New vision for public space at Bainbridge Green [PlanPhilly] – January 30, 2014

‘First draft’ released of transformation of Bainbridge Green [Passyunk Post] – January 27, 2014

Bainbridge Green Will Actually Be A Green After Overhaul [Curbed] – January 27, 2014

Queen Village taking on fallen soldiers, er, abandoned bike chunks [Passyunk Post] – January 10, 2014


City urged not to disturb Mother Bethel burial ground [Philadelphia Inquirer] – December 9, 2013

Changing Skyline: Proposed makeover would celebrate Fabric Row [Philly.com] – October 18, 2013

Queen Village Residents Take Fecal Matters Into Their Own Hands [CBS Philly] – September 9, 2013

Scoop the Poop aims for cleaner streets [South Philly Review] – September 5, 2013

Scoop the Poop Campaign launches in Queen Village [Passyunk Post] – August 21, 2013

Cleaning the streets of Queen Village [Metro] – August 19, 2013

A matter of grave concern in Queen Village [Philly.com] – August 5, 2013

At Mother Bethel, an effort to protect a burial site and allow change [Philly.com] – August 5, 2013

Queen Village’s Weccacoe Park, the site of renovation and commemoration [Weekly Press] – July 31, 2013

Less Fun than Typhoon Lagoon, Here Comes the Christian Street Lagoon [NakedPhilly] – July 30, 2013

City’s newest sprayground opens at Shot Tower Rec Center [PlanPhilly] – July 23, 2013

Shot Tower Spray Pool Grand Reopening this Weekend [NakedPhilly] – July 19, 2013

This Summer, the Nebinger School is Getting Greener [NakedPhilly] – July 19, 2013

Future Of Queen Village Playground Includes Look At Buried Black History [CBS Philly] – July 18, 2013

Community Art Street Lagoon: visualizing the urban water cycle [Philadelphia Water Department] – July 10, 2013

Stormwater art speckles Christian Street [PlanPhilly] – June 28, 2013

Fabric Row will get spruced up with streetscape improvements [Passyunk Post] – June 11, 2013

Bainbridge Green Will Hopefully Be Improved in the Coming Years [NakedPhilly] – June 5, 2013

Worried civic groups call on Philly to help out with insurance [NewsWorks] – May 28, 2013

Turning Bainbridge Green from a place to park into a public space [PlanPhilly] – May 23, 2013

Bainbridge Green – that strip between 3rd and 5th – will be redesigned [Passyunk Post] – May 10, 2013

The Queen Village Annual Open House and Garden Tour: An inside look into Philadelphia’s oldest residential neighborhood [Weekly Press] – May 1, 2013

How Philadelphia’s Queen Village Neighborhood Got Its Name [Yahoo! Contributor Network] – April 30, 2013

Town By Town: Queen Village, a neighborhood of reinvention [Philadelphia Inquirer] – April 22, 2013

Town by Town: Queen Village (Slideshow) [Philadelphia Inquirer] – April 19, 2013

QVNA Raising Money for Locals Impacted by Fabric Row Fire [NakedPhilly] – April 9, 2013

Queen Village Steps into the 21st Century with a Mobile Phone App [NakedPhilly] – March 19, 2013

In Queen Village, Energy Works [NakedPhilly] – March 18, 2013

Queen Village Tries to Find Parking Solutions While Beautifying the Neighborhood [Naked Philly] – February 6, 2013


QVNA and Mother Bethel Make Sure Neighborhood Kids Get to Summer School [NakedPhilly] – June 28, 2012

Queen Village: Over Time Neighbors Become Like Family [Philadelphia Neighborhoods] – June 17, 2012