Around South Philly 8-29-2013


Photos 1 to 3: The Ninth annual Kids Sports Spectacular helped the United Spinal Association to bring joy to disabled individuals Aug. 17 at the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. Participants engaged in numerous sports and received instruction from professional wheelchair athletes, including Parapan American Games silver medalist Maggie Redden.

Photos 4 and 5: Before heading to Camden’s Susquehanna Bank Center to open for John Mayer, “American Idol” season 11 winner Phillip Phillips sang three songs and met fans at Philly Sound Studios, 2829 S. 18th St., Friday.

Photo 6: Enthusiasts united at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S. Swanson St., Aug. 21 to kickstart an architectural tour of Queen Village. The Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia will soon offer another trek through the area, as well as looks at structures in Bella Vista and Girard Estate. 

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