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South Philly natives’ award-winning film comes to Amazon

Three summers ago, filmmakers Monique Impagliazzo and Jennifer and Krystal Tini took over the 1900 block of S. Jessup St. and the 1200 block of McKean St. with lights, cameras and action.  Maintaining a small...

Big changes are coming to Quartermaster Plaza, soon to be South Quarter Crossing

Part of Girard Estate’s Quartermaster Plaza, located at 24th and Oregon, is likely to get a makeover in the coming years, according to the property’s owner, Cedar Realty Trust. Plans for redeveloping the northern...

Mummers legend honored with funeral procession down Two Street

As the sun shone on Second Street this past Saturday, neighbors emerged from homes, families held hands and Mummers strutted as a sea of umbrellas and brass bands weaved their way from Murphy-Ruffenach Funeral...

Another house collapses in South Philly

A home on the 1900 block of S. 6th Street collapsed Thursday early afternoon after what the city’s licenses and inspections is calling an apparent “illegal basement digout.” However, L&I spokesperson Karen Guss noted...

On the road to Mummery

The stars seemed to align perfectly for Alexandria McIntyre. The fourth-generation Mummer always embraced New Year’s Day as a special occasion as she watched members of her family lead Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars Fancy Brigade...

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parochial School considered for city’s Register of Historic Places

The city’s Committee on Historic Designation approved a recommendation for the former Sacred Heart of Jesus Parochial School, located at 231 Reed St., to be potentially included on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places,...

Grad Hospital neighbors green-light the largest and final part of development on former chocolate...

At the most recent SOSNA meeting, residents of Graduate Hospital supported the final part of developer Ori Feibush’s plan to build a six-story, 256-unit apartment building on the former site of the Frankford Chocolate...

Two South Philly religious institutions nominated for the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places

The city’s Committee on Historic Designation approved recommendation for two Catholic properties in South Philadelphia to be potentially included on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, an inventory encompassing more than 22,000 properties and...

Neighbors green light massive new development project at 24th and Washington

The South of South Neighborhood Association announced Friday that residents within its district voted 60-8 in favor of a massive new apartment complex at 2401 Washington Ave. planned by developers Mickey Murray and Noah...

Chickie’s & Pete’s to offer $1 Crabfries to raise $40,000 for charity this weekend

Chickie's & Pete's will present the 5th Annual Crabfries® for Heroes on National French Fry Day on Saturday, July 13th from 11 a.m. to midnight. On Saturday, thousands of orders of world-famous Crabfries® will once...
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