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Our Lady of Hope plants pinwheels at Epiphany Church in honor of National Child...

Swirling in the wind, a sea of glistening blue and silver pinwheels have graced the gardens of Epiphany of Our Lord Church at 11th and Jackson streets. But the site serves as more than a...

South Philly anti-violence hero passes away from cancer at age 58

When a young man was shot and killed in Grays Ferry more than a decade, local resident Ella Pridgen-Best was crestfallen by growing violence in her community. Feeling helpless but hopeful, the mother and...

East Passyunk Easter Egg Hunt set for tomorrow

Hop on down to East Passyunk Avenue for a day of ‘egg-citing’ Easter festivities! Tomorrow, East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) presents the Annual East Passyunk Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn of the...

Local dance company celebrates founder’s 101st creative work with performance at Annenberg Center Live

At the core of his choreography anthology, Kun-Yang Lin says audiences may notice a sense of “Qi” - a Chinese philosophical concept surrounding the flow of energy inherent through all of life. Whether described as...

Third district community crime bulletin – April 1 to 7

From April 1 to 7, there were three robberies throughout the third police district in South Philadelphia with one arrest, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 68 with 20 arrests. During this same time, there...

Johnson and Vidas highlight policy positions in Center City debate

Candidates for Philadelphia’s 2nd Councilmanic District primary election Lauren Vidas and incumbent Kenyatta Johnson took to the Tenth Presbyerian Church on Spruce Street in Center City Wednesday evening for a debate hosted by the...

Why neighbors are worried a parking garage entrance could be bad for the Italian...

The Civic Design Review last week voted to delay the decision on its approval of a development at the southeast corner of 9th and Washington in the Italian Market neighborhood of South Philly. The...

City’s health department warns of potential Hepatitis A exposure from a food emlpoyee at...

Philadelphia's Department of Public Health recently confirmed that a person who works at the Acme Market, located at 1400 E. Passyunk Ave., has acute Hepatitis A. The store is aware of the situation and...

Philly Thrive campaign to host open house about experiences with asthma on Thursday

  Are you raising a child with asthma? You are not alone - 22 percent of Philly's children have asthma. Children living in South and Southwest Philly could be especially at-risk due to pollution from the...

South Philly residents star in play about ship lost at sea

Stranded on a ship amidst an ambiguous era drifting through an ambiguous sea, two South Philly residents are trying to navigate home. And, perhaps, find themselves, as well, along the way. In its latest...
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