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Micah’s Mixx gets a boost

At 10 years old, Micah Harrington already has his own business. Now he has investors. Harrington’s lemonade stand outside of the OCF Coffee House on the corner of 20th and Federal streets caught the attention...

City makes another stride in providing online learning

The City of Philadelphia is making a push to help all students make the grade through online learning. An initiative called “PHLConnectED” aims to provide internet and technical support to students from low-income families for...

Apply to review city’s response to protests

Philadelphia’s Office of the City Controller is looking for applicants to take part in an independent review regarding the city’s response to local protests in response to the death of George Floyd. The request follows...

South Philly musician makes ‘positive’ statement with new album

It took 14 years for Tony Enos to truly share beyond his closest circles. The South Philly resident, who has made a name as a musical pop artist, had been mostly open about his life...

Grays Ferry residents, CLIP join forces to clean neighborhood’s alleys

Grays Ferry resident Brian Clinton is the assistant chief of staff to Mayor Jim Kenney, and when you work in the mayor’s office, you get complaints from your neighbors. Lots and lots of them. “It's...

ZBA rules against Blatstein’s Super Wawa proposal at Columbus and Tasker

A city spokesperson confirmed to the South Philly Review on Friday that developer Bart Blatstein’s Super Wawa proposal along Columbus Boulevard was struck down by the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment in a July...

COVID numbers increase, restaurants remain restricted

When will indoor restaurant dining resume? Indoor restaurant dining in Philadelphia remains prohibited until at least Aug. 1, and that date could be extended. Mask wearing remains required in all businesses, and the state has issued...

Southwark School hoping to raise activity funds online

Friends of Southwark School are hosting a GoFundMe instead of it’s annual carnival called “Fun Day” which was cancelled due to COVID-19. The event normally serves as the primary fundraiser for the school’s Activity Fund,...

Virtual benefit for South Philly guitar great Pat Martino

A local jazz cafe will launch a livestream event to raise money for South Philly guitar legend Pat Martino. The internationally adored jazz guitarist has endured serious health issues and hasn’t performed since November 2018,...

South Philly filmmaker hits home run with new movie

In his days as a high school baseball player at the Girard Academic Music Program, John DeStefano Jr. probably dreamed about playing in the big leagues. His bat didn’t get him there, but his love...
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