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Car Show and Street Festival returning to East Passyunk

Following a two-year hiatus, the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District recently announced the return of the 15th annual Car Show and Street Festival, which is set to take place on Sunday, July 31,...

Novel highlights Mummers, 2 Street

Growing up in Northeast Philadelphia, Chris Bauer has always had a fascination with Mummers on New Year's Day. He’s a big fan of the celebrations, the costumes, the camaraderie and, of course, the chaos. It’s...

Memories of South Philly dentist lives on

Not everyone enjoys going to the dentist. But Dr. Howard Fox’s dental practice at the corner of 10th and Jackson streets was always a warm place to carry a pleasant conversation while getting the...

Telling stories of the Jewish experience

Jesse Bernstein is ready for the big stage. The East Passyunk resident will take over as artistic director of Theatre Ariel, Philadelphia’s only professional theater company dedicated to telling stories of the Jewish experience.  Bernstein becomes...

Donation to help Philabundance make deliveries

A quarter-million dollars was donated by the Energy Transfer/Sunoco Foundation to help Philabundance put the pedal to the metal to drive out hunger. Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, received the check for...

Providing relief for higher home assessments

A proposal to reduce displacement from homes due to the city’s new property assessments has been approved by City Council. Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, who represents parts of South and Southwest Philadelphia, created the “Save Our...

Flower Show heading back to Convention Center

After two years of beautiful exhibitions at South Philly’s FDR Park, the Philadelphia Flower Show is returning to its roots for 2023. The Flower Show, which just wrapped up another successful year in its nearly...

New nonprofit to focus on community building, poverty

Two local nonprofits have joined forces to form the Philadelphia Community Alliance. Diversified Community Services and United Communities Southeast Philadelphia will collaborate on community building and poverty-alleviation efforts under one umbrella.  Members of both collaborating organizations...

Fresh Artists puts students in the spotlight

It was a picture-perfect weekend for aspiring artists at the Philadelphia Flower Show. As FDR Park in South Philadelphia was filled with flowers and horticulture enthusiasts, many young artists had a chance to showcase their...

Money boosts education foundation

The Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presented a check for $95,000 to The Legacy of Love Foundation via The Philadelphia Foundation on June 14 as part of the chapter’s 95th anniversary...
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