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Neumann-Goretti grads invited to reunion on Oct. 1. An all-class reunion of students from all variations of Saints Neumann-Goretti High School will be held on Oct. 1 at Chickie’s and Pete’s at 1526 Packer Ave. from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $35 and includes a buffet, DJ and dancing,...
For 20 years, students at Studio Incamminati have had the opportunity to form their creative excellence and master their technique from a unique curriculum that can only be found in one place. Studio Incamminati originated in October 2002 in Philadelphia when Nelson and Leona Shanks established the private school for...
The South Philly Review is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and longtime columnist Tom Cardella and regular letter-writer Gloria Endres share their thoughts on our opinion page. Meanwhile, South Philly has long been the home of the city’s four teams in the major professional sports leagues. Reporter Mark Zimmaro...
Two South Philly organizations and a project taking place in FDR Park received a sizable chunk of funding from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. South Philly-based BlackStar Projects and Ars Nova Workshop were among 30 local organizations chosen for grant money, as well as an EgoPo Classic Theatre project, which will take place at FDR Park.
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I don’t know what the record is for longevity at a newspaper, but I have been writing a column for the Review for almost 60 years. If that’s not a record, it’s pretty damn close. (There was a period of a couple months when I quit the Review after an argument with then-owner Leon Levin. But I crawled back.)
Wow, 75 years! That is how long the South Philly Review has been delivering community news to our neighborhood. That means, if my math is correct, that it originated in 1947. That year, I was between 6 and 7 years old and living with my twin brother and family on the 1600 block of E. Passyunk Avenue where I spent my whole young life until my marriage in 1972. After that, my new husband Stan and I moved just around the corner to the house where I have lived alone since he passed in 2010. We raised one daughter Claire who is married and lives in Delco.
Before closing the doors to its original Bella Vista location, Kalaya Thai Kitchen will be hosting a farewell dinner on Saturday, Oct. 1. Located at 764 N. 9th St., the final night will feature two seatings at 5 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. for a special 10-course menu. The event comes as chef and owner Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon is set to open the restaurant’s brand new, expansive location in Fishtown later this fall.
With $100,000, Samantha Evans could probably buy any new refrigerator she wants. But she might want to keep the old reliable one around. That’s where she kept the golden ticket that inspired her to apply to be on the $100,000 Pyramid game show. Well, it wasn’t actually gold, and it wasn’t a ticket. It was a pink Post-it note.
Summer is almost over, but the fun at FDR Park will continue throughout the fall. The spacious 348-acre park on the west side of Broad and Pattison has plenty to offer as the leaves begin to fall from their branches. The Friends of FDR Park and the Fairmount Park Conservancy have compiled a list of things to do in the fall that are both family friendly and entertaining.
When a young Mexican butcher died because he didn’t have the means to proper healthcare, community leaders stepped up to make a difference for the future. The Garces Foundation will hold the 10th Food Fest and Fundraiser on Sept. 29 at Live! Hotel and Casino Philadelphia to raise money for life-changing differences for local immigrant families.
Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson will conduct property tax relief workshops. throughout his Second District to help residents navigate Philadelphia’s 2022 property tax assessments and find ways to save money on property taxes. Upcoming workshops are on Sept. 21, from 4-8 p.m. at the Francis Myers Recreation Center, 5801...
A 16-year-old girl was shot on the 2200 block of S. 27th Street on Sept. 22, police said. According to police, the girl was shot once in the left side at approximately 7:06 p.m. She was transported by police to Children’s Hospital and her condition was unknown. According to police, a weapon was recovered but no arrest was made.
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That title is once again up for grabs as Philly Burger Brawl makes its tasty return to Xfinity LIVE! on Oct. 23. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, more than 60 local restaurants will be vying for the top spot while raising money for the city’s Parks and Recreation’s Teen Engagement Initiative & eSports Center Development.
There’s a new name and a new date, but the same party atmosphere can be expected along South Street for a new fall festival. South Street Fest will take place on Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. It takes the place of the South Street Headhouse District’s Spring Festival, which was forced to move from its normal time in the spring.
State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler and state Sen. Nikil Saval welcomed Democratic nominee for governor Attorney General Josh Shapiro to South Philly to help launch their South Philly Voter Project on Sept. 10. The event drew a crowd of more than 250 people. The South Philly Voter Project is a voter...
Jimmy Binns has a way of making things happen. When a beloved show honoring local first responders had reached a critical crossroads 16 years ago, Binns made sure it continued to pay tribute to its heroes. He can be a little bit persuasive. “I asked (Sylvester) Stallone if he wanted...
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East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, home to more than 160 independently-owned businesses in South Philadelphia, is hosting Second Saturday September Sidewalk Sale and Stroll, an all-day affair of shopping locally-made, Philadelphia-themed, and vintage finds from shops, boutiques, and more, plus pop-ups, and grab-and-go fare, with a line-up of live music and entertainment, onSeptember 10 from morning till night.
Two men were hospitalized after they were shot on the 1500 block of South 28th Street on Sept. 13. According to police, a 21-year-old was shot multiple times in the lower left leg and abdomen and was listed in stable condition at Presbyterian Hospital. A 20-year-old was shot once in the lower back and was placed in critical condition at Presbyterian, police said.
When Zac Ciancaglini envisioned a music video for his newest song “Head FX,” he didn’t have to go far. Just turn the key and go. The row homes of South Philadelphia whoosh through the rearview mirror as Ciancaglini’s vocals rhythmically guide the way during a choppy night of Uber driving, which sets the backdrop for his band CLOAKZ’ new single “Head FX”.
Paradigm Gallery + Studio, 746 S. 4th St., will host a new exhibition Memory Palace: Down the Rabbit Hole, by Philadelphia artist Sarah Detweiler. Opening Sept. 23, Detweiler’s second showing of work at Paradigm explores new themes of nostalgia and sentimentality by revisiting her own childhood and adolescent memories. The exhibition will feature the artist’s first installation works as well as paintings with hand-stitched embroidered elements. Detweiler’s depiction of shrouded figures continues throughout this body of work, transforming her subjects into embodiments of the memories, moments in time and past experiences that inform her practice.