Pet of the Week: Sophie is a sweetie

Sweet Sophie found her way to Street Tails rescue after being viciously attacked by two dogs in her previous home. The attack left Sophie with severe injuries and missing an ear. Despite everything she's...

Pet of the Week: Chico is the man

Sweet and sensitive Chico has been patiently waiting for a home since winter. He’s a lazy potato who is looking for a cuddle buddy to feed him delicious snacks. He has a visual impairment...

Pet of the Week: Bubba belongs with you

Bubba is affectionate, energetic and an all-around cutie pie. His ears may not work as well as other dogs, but this does not stop him from living his best life. He likes going for...

Happening around town:

Celebration at Bok Studio Incamminati invites the public to its first founders celebration, BOKannalia, on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 7 to 10 p.m., on the seventh floor of the Bok Building, 1901 S. 9th St. There...

Around South Philly: Universal Vare Charter School

  Principal Karen Howell-Toomer of Universal Vare Charter School, 24th Street and Snyder Avenue, disseminated more than 100 Thanksgiving baskets along with coats to student scholars and families of Universal Vare on Friday, Nov. 22.

Pet of the Week: Athena is awesome

Athena is a 5-month-old fun, happy hound mix with a gorgeous red coat. She loves to snuggle up right onto your lap so she hopes you have room on the couch for her. As...

Pet of the Week: Bring Banjo into your home

Banjo is the quintessential old man, who like most older gentlemen enjoys wearing sweaters when it's chilly and eating cheese. He can't see or hear very well, because of that he startles easily. He...

Pet of the Week: Cuddle with Jett

Jett’s a 7-year-old, 10-pound Chiweenie. He’s dog friendly, house and crate trained. He’s good with a secured fenced-in yard or going for short walks, or his paw may buckle when tired. He loves cuddling...

Wawa’s newest store, which features a beer cave, is now open in South Philly

Representatives from Wawa, joined by Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya and Wawa mascot Wally Goose, opened the convenience store chain’s first and only store to sell beer in Philadelphia on Thursday morning, right at...

Da Vinci Art Alliance is set to premiere its sixth annual Open Lens photography...

For the sixth year in a row, residents of South Philly and beyond are invited to the Open Lens exhibition, an annual photo arts juried competition put on by the Da Vinci Art Alliance. This...
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