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OK, don’t move!

Are mechanical brooms about to become extinct in South Philly? That's the first question that needs answering, especially after the street-sweeping program recently endured its most radical change since its inception. Last...

Liquid asset

No one has dipped a toe in the refreshing waters of the Fante-Leone Pool for two years, and many residents hope it stays that way. This week the Bella Vista United Civic...

St. Agnes suit drags on

The first medical malpractice case filed against St. Agnes Medical Center following last year's fatal lab error is making progress, albeit too slowly, according to the plaintiff's attorney. On Monday, attorney Aaron...

Suit of charmer

The Tuxedo Rated PG-13 Playing at area theaters Two-and-a-half reels out of four There's a good chance Jackie Chan will never win the Oscar for Best Actor (though stranger things have happened). Likewise,...

Falling for apples

M.F.K. Fisher wrote a book called Consider the Oyster. Today, let's consider the apple. Apples are thousands of years old. They have roots in Asia, so many Talmudic scholars believe Eve probably did...

Flirty dancing

The unmistakable scent of patchouli oil surrounds Dahna Rohanna as she enters the room. Perfect posture caps off a sculpted physique, while soulful dark eyes and luminous deep-brown hair announce to the world...

Advantage: Tiburon

"Each new Hyundai vehicle must enhance Hyundai's brand image," says the company's president, Finbarr O'Neill. Of course, any president would say the same thing: brand image is king. But in Hyundai's case, the...

Brave heart

"I want a new heart." That was 3-year-old Jason Carpenter's first request when two representatives from the Make-A-Wish Foundation paid him a visit. Monique Carpenter said her own heart broke into a...

Tax and sympathy

The outcry from homeowners over property-tax increases reached a new pitch yesterday as City Council began public hearings. Disgruntled residents were among those to testify in favor of a bevy of bills...

Divining a course

For the first time in 68 years, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is seeking advice to shape the future of the Church, and some from South Philly will be among the delegates bending Cardinal...
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