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North Philly residents seek to revive 'Swampoodle' neighborhood
In the latest of edition of its Every ZIP Philadelphia series, WHYY's Aaron Moselle takes a look at the North Philadelphia neighborhood once known as Swampoodle, a quirky name that the Department of Records traces at least as far back as 1926.
Permit eclectic: Swampoodle, variety retail on H Street NE, Starbucks upgrades
5501 14th St. NW: A complete renovation of the entire building, to include new bathrooms, one office, new windows, new electrical, HVAC, plumbing and painting inside and out.
Harmony will seek grants; talks held to reopen trail
The grant will cover all four parks, which include Wood Street Park, the canoe launch at the end of Jackson Street, the playground behind the borough building and Swampoodle Park. The borough also will look at other grants.
Bullet fractures teen's pelvis in Swampoodle
An 18-year-old suffered serious injuries Saturday night during a shooting in the Swampoodle section of North Philadelphia.
Street Smart: What to do in Swampoodle
Swampoodle” — whose name was derived from a journalist's description of the area as “swampy” (because of its proximity to Tiber Creek) and awash in “puddles” — was the heart of Washington's Irish immigrant community in the mid-19th century.

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