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Community Comes Out For Rejuvenation Fundraiser

Community Comes Out For Rejuvenation Fundraiser

By Eldon Graham On a usually warm sunny October Sunday morning, a community came together to return green to Bainbridge Street. Oct. 16 was the inaugural Bainbridge Green Brunch Festival, which organizers hope will become an annual fundraiser to raise money and bring awareness and support to Bainbridge Green, the two-block stretch of Bainbridge Street […]

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ATOP BOK: A Night in the Clouds

By Eldon Graham In the heart of South Philadelphia, there lies an oasis, almost hidden in the clouds. The rooftop of the South Philadelphia landmark once known as Edward W. Bok Technical High School has been transformed into the panoramic Bok Bar. Monday, the bar hosted a well-attended event called “Up on the Roof,” where […]

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South Philly Offers Fringe Festival Fun

by Victor Cappelletti The FringeArts Festival, which has always prided itself on exploring the bonds between creative pioneers and their patrons, is marking its 20th season with dozens of daring productions, including 17 South Philly-based works, including Say NoS, our poison and Birdie’s Pit Stop. Tonight through Saturday, the Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge Street, […]

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20 Years Later, Sports Arena Still the ‘Center’ of Attention

by Eldon Graham In August 1996, Bill Clinton was President, Ed Rendell was Mayor of Philadelphia, and cellphones were primarily used for calling people. And people had a new place to see concerts, sporting events and other entertainment in South Philadelphia. Since opening its doors, the building first known as the CoreStates Center, now called […]

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DNC: Protests Galore Filled Philadelphia’s Streets

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Arabian Night Welcomes DNC To  South Philly!

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Congressman Bob Brady Put Philly’s Best Foot Forward with Welcoming Gala

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PoliticalFest Unveils Air Force 1 Replica

The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention unveiled a replica of the Air Force One fuselage that will be one of the attractions for PoliticalFest. It will be located inside Hall F of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The fuselage is a replica of part of the Air Force Once plane used by […]

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SpArc Phila. Holds Talent Show

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New Kids’ Joint Is Jumping In South Philadelphia

by Monica Robinson Kids now have a new place to play in South Philadelphia. Jump To It Family Fun Center opened this weekend featuring an inflatable sports arena, arcade games and even a mechanical bull. But the best part is— parents get in free! There was a steady stream of parents and children on Saturday […]

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