Located directly Northeast of Center City, the name Fishtown stems from the area’s shad fishing roots that date back to the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, Fishtown’s borders are roughly defined by the triangle created by the Delaware River, Frankford Avenue, and York Street. Close to Treaty Park, The Piazza, and Temple University, this neighborhood has become a hot spot for art, entertainment, and new dining establishments and trends. Fishtown even made national notoriety catching the eye of the New York Times. Other nearby neighborhoods include Northern Liberties, Old City and Northeast Philadelphia.