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Building birdhouses together

A group of women rolled up their sleeves and built birdhouses with children at the Philadelphia Performing Arts School at 2407 S. Broad St. Author Mollie Elkman, who wrote the book “The House That She...

Helping kids think clearly and write with clarity

Ensuring students have all of the support that they need is at the heart of the Mighty Writers’ mission. Founded by Tim Whitaker in 2009, Mighty Writers aims to take on illiteracy by helping students...

N-G’s DeMuro leads the way on volleyball court

Dominique DeMuro enjoys helping her friends and her teammates. And some day, she will enjoy helping those who can’t help themselves. DeMuro is the lone senior on the Saints Neumann-Goretti High School girls volleyball team...

Exploring Philly history…real fast

Jim Murphy understands that people want their facts quick. So when the South Philly author sat down to write a history book, he figured he’d cut to the chase for the busy reader to enjoy. It’s...

Mario Lanza Ball marks 59th year

The memory of a famous South Philly tenor will be celebrated at the 59th Annual Mario Lanza Ball Weekend on Nov. 20. Family and fans of Lanza will gather at the IATSE Ballroom at 2401...

Photo gallery – Neumann-Goretti volleyball

The Neumann-Goretti High School volleyball team took on Archbishop Ryan in a Philadelphia Catholic League matchup on Thursday. The Saints unfortunately fell in three sets. Check back to southphillyreview.com this weekend for more on...

Fall Fest on East Passyunk 

East Passyunk Avenue will be scaring up a good time for the Halloween season. The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District will host Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday on Oct. 30, bringing fall fun, costumes,...

Reading festival at Mifflin Square Park on Saturday

A Reading Festival by Children’s Playhouse will take place on October 16 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Mifflin Square Park at 6th and Ritner Streets. The Reading Festival will include City Councilman...

Celebrating the ‘Little Cathedral of South Philly’

One hundred and twenty-five years is an impressive milestone, but St. Gabriel Parish in Grays Ferry doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. Dipping its toes in three different centuries, and having an origin dating...

Home is where the humor is

South Philly will always be home for Eleanor Kerrigan, even if she’s tweaked her accent a bit. The stand-up comedienne who has performed on some of the biggest stages across the country simply loves coming...
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