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10 years of iconic images

Ten years of photographing iconic images on Philadelphia streets has created quite the portfolio for Conrad Benner. So when he needed to narrow down a decade’s worth of work and choose his favorites for a...

Money flowing to improve FDR Park

The largest park in South Philly is receiving major contributions to enhance and beautify the area. FDR Park at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue received $4.5 million in funding for the latest implementation of the...

2 new vaccine distribution sites slated to open in South Philly next week

Mayor Jim Kenney and health commissioner Tom Farley announced the addition of five new City-run mass vaccination sites throughout the city, two of which are located in South Philly. The addition comes just one...

Anticipation for Flower Show at FDR Park

In just a few months, and in much warmer temperatures, South Philly will host one of the city’s biggest events. FDR Park on Pattison Avenue will welcome thousands of horticultural enthusiasts during the 2021 Philadelphia...

Bringing good jobs to the port

Work has officially begun on a new $42 million distribution center within a mile of the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. PhilaPort officially broke ground on the 201,621-square-foot warehouse on March 4 near 3rd Street and...

Evans bill would benefit gun violence victims

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans and Sen. Bob Casey are introducing the Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act.  This legislation would establish an interagency Advisory Council to gather and disseminate information about the resources, programs...

South Philly elected officials call on health department for more vaccine distribution sites

As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes increasingly more available to more and more Philadelphians, four local elected officials have voiced their concerns over the lack of access sites in South Philadelphia in an open letter...

Showcasing their authentic selves

South Philly designer Jacqueline City is taking her newest fashion line to the virtual runway. The online fashion show called “2 Years of Authenticity” celebrates the young disabled designer’s success and continuing drive to promote...

South Philly state Reps. Fiedler, Young hold virtual mental health fair

City and state partners, including state Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Regina Young, held a virtual mental health fair Tuesday, Feb. 23, to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to connect constituents...

Tildie’s helps Kirkbride School needs

Toys and kids have always made a great partnership. And you can add computers into that same mix. It’s all coming together in South Philly’s East Passyunk neighborhood as a local toy store is helping...
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