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Cardella: Hang In There

It’s 29 days since I wished you a “Happy New Year.” Are you happy yet? Me? I’m tired of 2020 already. Face it. Happy New Year greetings just don’t work. So, let’s agree to...

Keith Suez hoping to light new tradition with ‘Winter Whites’

Some South Philly traditions originated hundreds of years ago. And some new ones are born every day. Keith Suez is hoping to light the road to the next one. Last year, the South Philadelphia native wasn’t...

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...

In the wake of a home explosion, a community comes together to donate

https://www.instagram.com/p/B6Tk7xVDhk9/?hl=en Nancy Trachtenberg isn’t surprised at the number of people who’ve come together to support the victims of the South 8th Street rowhouse explosion in South Philly, which occurred on the Thursday before Christmas.  “South Philly...

On the road to Mummery

The stars seemed to align perfectly for Alexandria McIntyre. The fourth-generation Mummer always embraced New Year’s Day as a special occasion as she watched members of her family lead Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars Fancy Brigade...

Krasner praises guilty verdict in Christmas Eve 2016 murder

District Attorney Larry Krasner last Friday issued a statement on the first-degree murder conviction for Maurice Green, 34, for the fatal shooting of 81-year-old Marie Buck on Christmas Eve 2016 in her corner store...

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.

Newbold has your cure for the summertime blues

If you’re already suffering from the summertime blues, Tim Lidiak, president of Newbold CDC’s board of directors, has the cure for you. With Lidiak’s help, Newbold CDC is putting on the second annual Newbold...

Meet Remark Glass, Philly’s first Zero Waste Certified business

Mayor Jim Kenney first signed the executive order that created the city’s Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, which is charged with creating a comprehensive plan for waste reduction and litter prevention. “A clean Philadelphia is...

Bradley: Candidates deserve fair shake from media

By Michael C. Bradley On May 16, the Philadelphia Gay News released its endorsements for the upcoming elections. Editor and owner Mark Segal prefaced his endorsements by stating that PGN does “not endorse based solely...
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