Around South Philly 2-26-2015


Photo 1: Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. rallied revelers Feb. 12 for its Karneval Party.

Photo 2: Ten-year-old Doylestown youth Owen Frenia, who is battling a brain tumor, ventured to the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., Feb. 17. As part of his involvement in the Make-A-Wish foundation, the youngster met Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux.

Photo 3: Griffin Stanton-Ameisen, artistic director of Revolution Shakespeare, hosted his troupe’s Valentine’s Day Show, “Love’s Labour’s Won: An Evening of Scenes, Sonnets and Original Music,” at his Newbold apartment Feb. 15.

Photo 4: Lovebirds headed to Yesha Fellowship Hall, 2301 Snyder Ave., as 186th District state Rep. Jordan Harris oversaw his annual Senior Sweetheart Dance, in partnership with the Philadelphia Housing Authority. The pictured couple met at the event two years ago.

Photo 5: On Feb. 17, Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin presented a plaque to Comcast-Spectacor’s Matt Homan, General Manager of the Wells Fargo Center, and Philadelphia Flyers President Paul Holmgren in recognition of Comcast-Spectacor’s outstanding energy-saving initiatives at Wells Fargo Center.

Photo 6: The Feb. 14 Cupid’s Undie Run at Xfinity Live!, 1100 Pattison Ave, raised more than $3.25 million for Neurofibromatosis research.

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