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South Philly boxing event postponed again

A local professional boxing card that included an all-Philadelphia main event has been postponed again. Raging Babe, which is run by Bristol native Michelle Rosado, announced on Friday that the Philly Special boxing event featuring...

Temple Contemporary presents 30-piece orchestra of Philadelphia whistlers

Temple Contemporary is pleased to announce an upcoming performance of an original, site-specific performance composed by British artist Emma Smith for a 30-piece orchestra of Philadelphia whistlers. The performance will take place on Saturday,...

11th Street repaving and safety project is underway through September

The stretch of South 11th Street spanning from Bainbridge to Reed will soon receive a series of infrastructure alterations geared toward addressing safety concerns.  For the past year, the thoroughfare, which cuts through the Passyunk...

Heavy Metal Hair Salon now rocking on Passyunk Ave

There’s now another place on East Passyunk Avenue to rock out. The Heavy Metal Hair Salon became the newest attraction to the trendy avenue after owner Brittany Evans opened up shop on June 26. Leather seats...

How do Flyers stack up to division rivals?

We’re off to the races as the NHL season begins, with this year looking more like a sprint than a marathon as teams hope to complete an abbreviated 56-game regular season. The postseason “play-in...

Always Sonny in South Philadelphia

Sonny Conto’s image is larger than life on the casino’s gigantic LED promotional board, towering over traffic on a busy stretch of Packer Avenue. His feet are fast. His punches are powerful, but the South...

Community expresses concern on fate of Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery

Crowds from across the area convened at Seafarers International Union, 2604 S. 4th St., this week to voice concerns about recent incidents related to Philadelphia Energy Solutions. In response to the June 21 explosion, which...

Flower Show returning to FDR Park

The Philadelphia Flower Show will return to South Philly’s FDR Park in 2022. Following the success of the first outdoor event in the show’s 192-year history, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announced a return to FDR...

South Philly school receives grant for LiveConnections percussion ensemble

Gathered in the downstairs venue of World Cafe Live, students jotted down their hopes and dreams before dropping the pieces of paper into colorful bucket drums. Guided by Pennsport percussionist Josh Robinson, the budding musicians,...

The Philly Archdiocese is breaking new ground in South Philly

Philadelphia Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez presided over the blessing and groundbreaking service for Saint Rita Place, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s latest affordable housing community for independent seniors slated to open at the corner of...
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