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City Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Interest Sign-Up

Philadelphia residents can now sign up to receive notifications of when a COVID-19 vaccine will become available. City residents can inform the Department of Public Health that they want to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by...

Gun buy-back on Saturday

A gun buy-back event will be held on Saturday in the hopes of getting more guns off the streets. City Council, the Father’s Day Rally Committee, the Greenfield Foundation, Brown’s ShopRite Markets, the Philadelphia...

St. Gabe’s school in Grays Ferry to close after 113 years

St. Gabriel School will close its doors after educating students in South Philly’s Grays Ferry neighborhood for more than a century. The decision was announced by Independence Mission Schools, which has overseen St. Gabriel since...

Flower Show tickets on sale now

Tickets to the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show are now on sale at PHSonline.org. The event, which will be held June 5-13 at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia, will be outdoors for the first...

South Philly Casino set to open in February

Finishing touches are being made as a new hotel and casino is set to open in South Philly next month. The Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia plans to open the doors to its 510,000 square-foot...

Business pivots during pandemic 

The year 2020 proved to be a rough time for small business owners, but Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico have found a way to keep pressing forward. The husband and wife team of restaurant owners...

Fiedler named Subcommittee Chair on Progressive Policies for Working People

State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, D-Phila., has been named chair of the Subcommittee on Progressive Policies for Working People. Fiedler, whose district covers parts of South Philadelphia, was appointed by House Democratic Caucus Policy Committee Chairman...

St. Gabe’s, Epiphany of Our Lord designated to city’s Register of Historic Places

Two South Philly Roman Catholic churches, St. Gabriel in Grays Ferry and Epiphany of Our Lord in Lower Moyamensing, made their way onto the city’s list of historically designated places Friday morning by way...

Reinvigorating the entrepreneurial spirit

Craig Shoemaker and Kent Griswold have been teaming up for projects since they were in class together as kids, although sometimes unbeknownst to the teacher. “Kent was the smartest guy in third grade and I...

Hair Cuttery donates to Philabundance

The Hair Cuttery Family of Brands recently donated $1,500 to Philabundance. Hair Cuttery participated in the #GivingTuesday global generosity movement on Dec. 1 by donating $1 from every haircut at its salons throughout the...
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