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Live! Gives money for sports field lighting

The Delaware Valley Youth Athletic Association received a generous donation from its neighbor Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. Live! donated $106,135 on April 20 for the installation of new field lighting at the 7th &...

Money to enhance local parks

The Philadelphia Eagles teamed up with the Bellwether District to celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up local parks and donating $75,000 to environmental nonprofits through the Touchdowns for Sustainability Program. Former Eagles wide receiver Jason...

Copabanana in danger of closing

An iconic South Street restaurant is fighting to stay open. The Copabanana, which opened its doors at the corner of 4th and South streets 45 years ago, has fallen on hard times, according to managers...

South Street Fest on May 6

The South Street Headhouse District will host its annual South Street Fest on May 6 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy international food and drinks, handmade crafts and eclectic vendors, plus several city...

Sandwiches the way grandma would make them

A pair of established South Philly restaurant owners are making a new venture into Italian sandwiches. Marlo and Jason Dilks, owners of SliCE and P'unk Burger, celebrated the grand opening of Nipotina at 2238 S....

6 new Southern Hall of Famers

Some of the best, brightest and most athletic people to ever graduate from South Philadelphia High School will be honored at Southern’s Hall of Fame Banquet on May 21 at the IATSE Ballroom at...

South Street Headhouse District announces assistant director 

The South Street Headhouse District named Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman in the role of assistant director. A resident of the district for 6 years Johnston-Zimmerrman has been an active volunteer, chairing SSHD committees, serving on the...

Finding a home at Opera Philadelphia

Joshua Blue’s voice is powerfully beautiful in more than one way. The Point Breeze tenor has routinely brought audiences to its feet, belting out some of the most popular operas known in theater. He also...

Summer programs, activities for children and youth 

With a nod to a phrase popularized during the Philadelphia Eagles’ march to Super Bowl LVII, Mayor Jim Kenney and other officials this morning announced “It’s A Summer Thing!” as they unveiled the city’s...

N-G’s leader has the Saints clicking

The Dominican Republic will always be a special place for Yariel Rodriguez. Although the Neumann-Goretti senior shortstop was technically born in New Jersey, he wasn’t far removed from one of the biggest breeding grounds of...
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