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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...

Calendar Events – October 16 Issue

Thursday, October 17 Capt. Hartzell of the 3rd Police District, the city’s district attorney office and Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler’s Neighborhood Meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. at Fiedler's office, 2400 S. 9th St. Teens, Tech and...

Two South Philly religious institutions to be added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic...

The Philadelphia Historical Commission approved the nomination of two Catholic properties in South Philadelphia to be included on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, an inventory encompassing more than 22,000 properties and 15 historic...

South Philadelphia libraries’ book fiesta set for Saturday, Oct. 19

Want to win a $50 or $30 Target gift card or be entered into a grand prize drawing for a one-year family membership to the Philadelphia Zoo?  This all happens at the South Philadelphia Book...

Annual Alfonso Cavaliere Memorial Concert set for Sunday, Oct. 20, at South Philly High...

From Giacomo Puccini to Rodgers and Hammerstein, a scope of classical sounds will soon resonate throughout the halls of South Philadelphia High School.  Seasoned and emerging musicians from across the Philadelphia region will convene at...

Historic Bella Vista church hosts baking bread sessions to spur social change

“Bread needs patience, time and strength to make,” chef Amira Abdul-Wakeel told a small group of budding bakers convened at the Church of the Crucifixion, a defunct Episcopal site, on a recent Saturday morning. Hands...

Italian Market Harvest Festival set for next Saturday, Oct. 19

The United Merchants of the 9th St. Italian Market will host a Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival will be held in the Piazza at the...

East Passyunk institution celebrates 10 years of cuisine and community  

For many South Philly foodies, Stogie Joe's Tavern is where everybody knows their name.  That's why the Italian restaurant calls itself the ‘Cheers’ of South Philadelphia.  More than a decade ago, the Leuzzi family had a...

New historical marker pays tribute to the Bethel Burying Ground

Mayor Jim Kenney and other city officials gathered at Weccacoe Playground in Queen Village last week to unveil a new state historical marker at the site of the former Bethel Burying Ground, a place...

New exhibition at Da Vinci Art Alliance explores Black Divinity

Malachi Lily has always found inspiration in the cosmos. For Lily, a non-binary African-American artist of many crafts, seeking clarity from ancient stories of constellations reveals truths about the realities of present day.  “I love bringing...
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