Arts & Entertainment

A Bear for all seasons

A stuffed animal on an abandoned bike literally has people stopping at 24th and Catharine streetsBy Bill GelmanThe South of South neighborhood has an unofficial mascot. You’re not going to see him hanging out at...

Readers’ Choice: Shift it into victory mode 

Readers’ Choice: Shift it into victory modePhoto by Maria YoungWhen Frank Saur received a phone call last week that 11th Street Auto had earned Readers’ Choice bragging rights for auto mechanic, his first words were “I...

Readers’ Choice: Victory is in the bag

Photo by Maria YoungOne mention of the word “snow,” and the first stop preparing for the storm to-do list is typically the local supermarket, With the “S” word being in the recent 7-day forecast, not...

Readers’ Choice: A cents-ible location

Photo by Maria YoungHer love for South Philly is so advanced that Dawn Hirsch, owing to company seniority, petitioned to enhance her managerial vocation through a transfer to PNC Bank Packer Park Branch. Granted her...

Readers’ Choice: A comforting response

Photo by Maria YoungPlanning a funeral is never a good thing.The idea of losing a loved one is something none of us enjoy dealing with, but it’s part of life. Residents count on the staff...

Readers’ Choice: Doing a victory dance 

Readers’ Choice: Doing a victory dancePhoto by Maria YoungHere is a familiar name for you — Jason Douglas DanceAdelphia. We are not just talking about it being Philadelphia’s longest-running dance studio. Well when it comes to the annual...

Readers’ Choice: Something to smile about 

Readers’ Choice: Something to smile aboutPhoto by Maria YoungThere are a good amount of people out there who hate going to the dentist. For some, it’s fear while others just don’t like visiting the dentist. But...

Readers’ Choice: Well-scripted

Photo by Maria YoungDr. Joseph Renzi welcomes patients young and old — we are talking as young as 16 and as old as 101. No matter his or her age, he takes an interest in each and...

Readers’ Choice: A handle on her market

Photo by Maria YoungGianna Ginnetti knew since her sophomore year at Neumann-Goretti High School that she wanted to be a real estate agent. Guess what the 2010 graduate is doing today. Yep, she is a...

Readers’ Choice: The go-to spot

Photo by Maria YoungLou Galdo is no stranger to the Readers’ Choice issue. If catering hall is on the ballot, there are very strong odds that Galdo’s, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., will receive recognition. Sure...
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