Spirit News is a small, award-winning, independently owned community newspaper company. We serve the Riverwards and Penn’s Garden with two separate print publications. The neighborhoods we cover are  Fishtown, Northern Liberties, Port Richmond, Kensington, Bridesburg, Fairmount, North Central, Brewerytown, Temple, Strawberry Mansion, Poplar, Ludlow and Spring Garden. We are steadfast in our mission to be Hyperlocal News, Done Differently.


Contact us for:
Advertising opportunities – (215-423-6246 )
General inquiries –
Tips & Calendar Items– 1428 E. Susquehanna Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pa. 19125


  • Max Pulcini

    Publisher/Print Editor

    • Former Temple journalism all star.
    • Loves cured meats, noisy music, and the Iggles.
    • Is the kind of guy you take home to mom.
    • Has way more Star Wars memorabilia than comfortable admitting.
    • Can speak in Italian to you if you buy him a beer.
  • Matthew Albasi

    Publisher/ Web Editor

    • Temple journalism grad.
    • Lives in Northern Liberties.
    • Dislikes joggers because, much like muggers, they quickly run up behind you on empty streets.
    • Will only use Precise v5 pens.
  • Where to find us


The Spirit | Hyperlocal done differently
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