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Community Calendar: August 2, 2022

August 4 Veterans Job Fair - From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hyundai Club at Lincoln Financial Field. A hiring event with more than 40 registered exhibitors. Complimentary parking in Lot J, located...

South Street gears up for busy August

A new initiative called “Meet Me On South Street” will take over the historic avenue every Thursday in August.  The South Street Headhouse District announced the slogan, signaling dozens of local bars and restaurants to...

Relief opportunities for property owners

Three bills recently signed into law could provide city property owners some tax relief. Changes have been officially made to the Senior Citizen Tax Freeze Program, the Longtime Owner Occupants Program and the Homestead Exemption...

Celebrating the national champs

The streets of South Philadelphia rolled out the red carpet for a group of young softball players that won a national championship. The Edward O’Malley Angels Girls 14U softball team won the 2022 National Championship...

Dine “under the shambles”

It’s not too late to dine under the shambles this summer. Every Thursday through Sunday, the South Street Headhouse District closes the southbound lane of 2nd Street between Lombard and Pine to make room for...

Philly Cheese School opens brick-and-mortar in Bella Vista

The Philly Cheese School, an LGBTQ+ and woman-owned business offering classes on how to serve and prepare cheese, is getting its first brick-and-mortar location at 701 S. 9th St. in Bella Vista. Founded in 2020...

Briefs: July 27, 2022

Scanlon announces $267.8 million to support Pennsylvania small businesses Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon announced that Pennsylvania has been awarded $267.8 million in American Rescue Plan funding through the State Small Business Credit Initiative to support...

Personal touch for furry patients

A new 24-7 animal hospital is getting ready to open a new emergency facility and special care at 2100 Washington Ave. PASE, which is short for Philadelphia Animal Specialty & Emergency, will open a new...

Community Calendar: July 27, 2022

July 29 Bawdily Autonomy: A Reproductive Rights Fundraiser Show - At 7 p.m. at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St., join drag and burlesque artists for a variety show to benefit the Abortion Liberation Fund of...

A musical tribute to Steve Weiss

They bang the drum in memory of Steve Weiss. In August, percussionists from around the world will gather in Philadelphia for a three-day festival and pay homage to Steve Weiss, who helped grow the local...
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