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South Philly Food Co-op “will be open before the end of the calendar year”

It was April of last year when the South Philly Food Co-op announced it had cleared its last financial hurdle and green-lit the opening of its long-awaited store after 10 years of planning. It...

Obsidian Studios keeping local music talent local

Grayson Cedrone said he was tired of seeing local talent leave Philadelphia to make it big in the music industry somewhere else. So, he decided to do something about it. The South Philly resident recently...

Free turkey dinners at Community

The owners of a new Point Breeze restaurant called Community are helping community members find a full meal for Thanksgiving. The restaurant, which opened this year at the corner of 21st and Federal streets, is...

New casino hiring hospitality positions

The building is growing closer to completion, and the Live! Casino & Hotel in South Philadelphia is looking to expand its family. The new establishment began reviewing resumes after hosting a well-attended job fair at...

Music venue Boot and Saddle closes doors

The music venue Boot and Saddle at Broad and Ellsworth streets has closed, according to its owners. The trendy concert destination announced on its social media platforms that it was forced to shut its doors,...

Voters overwhelmingly approve victim advocate

While many eyes were on the battle between presidential candidates, local officials are celebrating a victory in the form of an approved special question on the city’s ballot.  Voters overwhelmingly approved the creation of the...

Start your engines

Children in North and South Philadelphia were welcomed back to their local community clubs run by Caring People Alliance after months of isolation due to COVID-19.  Children designed and built their own race cars to...

Luk Fu joins South Philly casino menu

The list of meal choices at the soon-to-open Live! Casino and Hotel in South Philadelphia continues to grow with the addition of Asian-themed restaurant Luk Fu. Pronounced “Luck Foo,” the restaurant specializes in traditional authentic...

Schedule your free skin cancer screening

A South Philly dermatologist is offering free skin cancer screenings to residents in the hopes of saving lives through early detection. Through the month of November, Dr. Davida Krupnick of Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners will be screening...

Love Your Park Cleanup Day at South Philly High

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association will host Love Your Park Fall 2020 at South Philadelphia High School on Broad Street on Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join neighbors for a socially distanced...
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