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Kool benefit concert

Parx Casino’s Evening of Educational to Excellence Benefit Concert, headlined by Grammy Award-winning Kool & the Gang, raised $30,000 for Universal Family of Schools on Sept. 5. Universal manages seven K-12 charter schools in Philadelphia...

LoMO Flea Market returns

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association’s Fall Flea Market is returning on Sept. 18.  Vendor spaces will be set up along the highly trafficked area on Broad St. between Snyder Ave. and Jackson St. (street-side in front...

South Philly director cooks up another horror film

The entree was so appetizing that Mario Cerrito decided to come back for seconds. Cerrito, an independent filmmaker who was born in South Philly, hit worldwide cult following movie fame with his offering of Human...

Happening around town

Country music show part of Fringe Festival REV Theatre Company will present “Honky Tonkin - A Country Music Show” as part of the Fringe Arts Festival at several locations, including three South Philly parks.  Free shows...

Another Troilo starring in soccer at Neumann-Goretti

Alura Troilo didn’t think she’d get another opportunity to play high school soccer. After experiencing the thrill of making the Neumann-Goretti High School’s girls varsity soccer team and contributing on the field as a freshman...

Run will honor first responders and 9/11 victims

A veteran’s service organization is hosting a run to honor first responders and victims of the 9-11 terrorist attacks to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11. The Travis Manion Foundation will host the 9/11 Heroes...

Hoops tourney raises money for charity

A team of South Philadelphia basketball players were recently honored for winning the 2021 Daniel “Danny” Rumph Tournament. The annual charity tournament, which just completed its 16th year, brings together some of the best hoops...

New Eagles photo book released

The Philadelphia Eagles have had a colorful past. And a trio of local writers are hoping you read all about it. College professor Brian Michael encouraged a pair of his Holy Family University students, Andrew...

Talented teen on and off the turf

Caleb Smalley is talented in many areas. But bragging isn’t one of them. The high school senior from the High School for Creative and Performing Arts can serenade with the saxophone or tickle the ivories...

Marian Anderson statue will grace Broad Street

The Avenue of the Arts will forever feature one of South Philly’s finest. Plans will move forward to erect a statue of Marian Anderson on the front steps of the Academy of Music on Broad...
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