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Neumann honors 2 local women

Two South Philly women received awards from the Neumann University Alumni Association at the group’s annual recognition ceremony on March 7.  Sr. Rose Raymond Barba, OSF, received the 2023 School of Nursing and Health Sciences...

Find the Easter spirit on South Street

South Street is the place to be for Easter festivities, beginning this week and leading up to the big day on April 9. Kids can get into the Easter spirit early, as the 3rd Annual...

Chick-fil-A opens on Penrose Ave

Chick-fil-A’s second South Philly restaurant is open for business. The new establishment at 2650 Penrose Ave. opened its doors on March 9 and is already making a positive impact on the local community. In celebration of...

Learning hockey and heart health

The basketballs were still flying around the gymnasium as the goals were being set up at each end of the Ford PAL Recreation Center on Snyder Avenue. A few loud whistles brought an end to...

Pastries and dessert for a good cause

Sabrina’s Café on South Street will celebrate Women’s History Month with pastries and desserts from some of South Philly’s finest female pastry chefs The 22-year-old breakfast and lunch shop at 2101 South St. will offer...

Helping women grow their businesses

In celebration of Women’s History Month, East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District is reviving its highly successful Women Mean Business event in conjunction with She Rocked It for its second year on March 13...

A chance to support Morris Animal Refuge

An effort to raise money for one of the country’s oldest animal shelters will return this month. The 26th Annual Fur Ball will be held on March 24 at the historic Benjamin Franklin National Memorial...

Adewale, Saints pivot to state playoffs

The look on their faces was undeniable heartbreak. The Neumann-Goretti High School boys basketball team was just seconds away from winning its second straight Philadelphia Catholic League championship at the Palestra on Feb. 27 before...

An intimate setting for live music

Pop-up basement concerts go back generations in South Philadelphia. Some of the greatest music artists like Marian Anderson were known to host gigs that included Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong in...

Noodle house opening in Bella Vista

A new Cambodian Noodle House will open its doors in the Bella Vista neighborhood on March 2. The new establishment called “Mawn” is a BYOB created by husband and wife team chef Phila and Rachel...
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