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Sixth annual Mummers Mardi Gras moves to South Philadelphia

Mummers Mardi Gras moves to South Philadelphia The Manayunk extravaganza is heading to Mummer territory. On Tuesday, 2300 Arena hosted a press conference announcing the Mummers Mardi Gras event’s relocation from Manayunk to South Philadelphia. (Above:...

Family welcome center opens at Taggart School

Made possible by RevZilla, new space aims to provide resources to local immigrant students and their families. Taggart’s student mentors browse through the newly-stocked items in Taggart’s Family Welcome Center. (GRACE MAIORANO/South Philly Review) From mittens to...

St. Rita’s Church and remnants Moyamensing Prison walls added to Philadelphia’s historic register

Later in the meeting, the church’s rectory, located next door at 1163 S. Broad St., was also designated. The National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia. Image courtesy of Google Maps. At the most recent public meeting...

Re-envisioned mural design unveiled in Point Breeze

“Stop the Violence” will see a second life after being destroyed last summer. Replacing Point Breeze’s 30-year-old “Stop the Violence” mural, Mural Arts Philadelphia has recently partnered with a slew of local legislators and organizations to...

Philabundance benefits government employees

Distribution will occur each week in South Philly until reimbursement checks are issued. On Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m., Philabundance will host an emergency market for government employees affected by the ongoing federal government shutdown. Donations...

Sanctuary Supper set for Feb. 6 at Le Virtù

The supper benefits the Nationalities Service Center, which is one of the region’s largest resettlement organizations.On Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 6:30 p.m., Le Virtù, located at 1927 E. Passyunk Ave., will host the first...

South Philly woman-owned business restores historic Society Hill street

Olivieri and Associates Inc. repaired a mid-18th century cartway that was damaged for years.The South Philly-based Olivieri and Associates, Inc., a minority woman-owned heavy-highway construction company, spent the last three months rebuilding the distorted infrastructure...

South Philly woman-owned business restores historic Society Hill street

Olivieri and Associates Inc. repaired a mid-18th century cartway that was damaged for years.The South Philly-based Olivieri and Associates, Inc., a minority woman-owned heavy-highway construction company, spent the last three months rebuilding the distorted infrastructure...

New South Philly sculpture to appear at Smith Playground

The work will serve as the first freestanding statue depicting a young African-American girl in Philadelphia’s public art collection.A rendering of the new Percent for Art commission at Smith Playground by artist Brian McCutcheon....

Councilman hosts unity walks in light of South Philly homicides this week

Councilman hosts unity walks in light of South Philly homicidesThe community gathering was organized in response to two recent fatal shootings in the area.Councilman Kenyatta Johnson talks to neighbors on Snyder Avenue after two fatal...
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