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INSIDE SCOOP ON THE OSCARS: A Philadelphian Ex-Hollywood Insider’s Perspective

by Nathan Lerner Were you able to score tickets to Los Angeles’ Dolby Center for the 88th annual Academy Awards festivities? If not, don’t despair. There is an appealing alternative, which is considerably closer to home. The Philadelphia Film Society will mark the occasion with a gala evening on Oscar night. Held at the Prince […]

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South Philly POPS With Jazzy Pop Up

by Maria Merlino The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s East Passyunk Pop Up Garden at 9th & Wharton Streets was the location for the Philly POPS kick off for the new program that reinvents music education through a pilot program at South Philadelphia HS. The “POPS in Schools” program was launched in June to supplement and enhance […]

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OUT & ABOUT: Stevie Wonder Vs. The Pope

by Denise Clay If you were around City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza on Monday, you probably saw a whole lot more people there than usual. That’s because Stevie Wonder was stopping by. Wonder, whose “Songs In The Key Of Life” tour returns to the Wells Fargo Center on Oct. 7, surprised Philadelphians with a free concert […]

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SOUTH PHILLY: Sweet Rides Cruise Into “Avenue”

by Jean Donohue From Ford Model T’s and Thunderbirds to the newest Ferrari model, East Passyunk Avenue’s 10th annual Car Show on Sunday lived up to its reputation. Hosted by the Northeast Muscle Car Club, the free festival took place right on the Avenue, between Broad and Dickinson streets. To kick it off, South Philly […]

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A Superstar In The Making: FDR Park Golf Prodigy!

by Jean Donohue Alex Durelli first held a golf club when he was three years old. He was introduced to the sport by his grandfather, Sonny Durelli, who took him to FDR Park in South Philly to learn the game. At age 16, Alex maintains a daily presence at the club. From 8 a.m. to […]

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Bart Blatstein Previews ‘The Playground’ In AC

by Bonnie Squires Bart Blatstein has created a new magnet to attract crowds to Atlantic City: The Playground.  He previewed the first floor, T Street, last Thursday night, and wowed the huge crowds with his transformation of the back half of the first floor of what had been The Pier Shops at Caesars into seven […]

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SOUTH PHILLY: Kickball, Soccer Takes Over Marconi Park

PSN (Philadelphia Sports Network) and PSSC (Philadelphia Sport & Social Club) are the two primary for-profit organizations that dominate most of the fields and facility permits in the city’s parks. However, for the next 9 weeks, Stonewall Kickball secured a permit to take over Marconi Plaza at Broad Street and Oregon Avenue. On Sunday, April […]

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‘Sal’ Picked For Pinnacle Man Of The Year

by Maria Merlino The Millay Club Alumni Association of Neumann-Goretti has announced Salvatore J. Patti as its 2015 Pinnacle Award Man of the Year. Growing up, Patti was fascinated by successful people, what they did to achieve success by owning their own businesses or being part of a bigger business. He was highly influenced by […]

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SOUTH PHILLY: Tasting South Philly

by Maria Merlino The May 4th A Taste of South Philly Fundraiser, held at the Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School’s Goretti gym was a rousing success, as the crowded gym took on a festive air. The hosts, WOGL-98’s Bob Pantano, a Bishop Neumann graduate, and his beautiful wife, Debbie, provided the finest […]

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Actor Feels Closer to Home At Theater Exile

By Cassie Hepler Pearce Bunting is no stranger to Philadelphia. In the 1920’s, his grandfather was an amateur actor at Theater Exile who was in plays when his mother was a little girl. “When I walk in, I say, ‘Hi, Dops,” he said, referring to his grandfather’s nickname. “I read these old newspaper reviews from […]

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