New Courtyard from Old Materials for Southwark School

Southwark School at 9th and Mifflin Streets is gearing up for an exciting redesign of the 9th Street courtyard into a true community space. Since February, Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Restored Spaces Initiative, in collaboration with the Spanish trash-focused artist collective Basurama – which translates to “Trash-o-rama” – has worked with

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This Week: More South Philly Street Paving

The Streets Department announced additional street paving work in South Philadelphia for the week of June 4th. The work schedule includes temporary, full street closures and parking restrictions. Weather or special events in the area may alter the resurfacing schedule.  Area streets where work will take place include: With the

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Celebrate National Doughnut Day in South Philly!

National Doughnut Day, or, if you prefer, National Donut Day, is celebrated in the U.S. on the first Friday of June of each year (pssst…that’s TODAY!). The event evolved out of the Doughnut event created by The Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938 to honor their members who served doughnuts

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Events Round-Up: Job Fair, Beers, and a Brawl

Compiled by Josephine Cardillo If you have an event you’d like us to include on our weekly events round-up, send us an email at events@passyunkpost.com  Saturday, June 2nd 10am – 1pm.  South Philly Job Fair . Grays Ferry Civic Association and several other organizations are hosting a job fair featuring more

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Not one, but TWO festivals on East Passyunk this weekend!

East Passyunk Avenue will host a double-dose of summertime fun this weekend with two festivals set for Sunday, June 3rd: Craft Beer Day and the Italian National Day Festival. East Passyunk Avenue kicks off Philly Beer Week at 11:00am Sunday with Craft Beer Day, featuring 13 hours of craft beer events. 13 award-winning

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South Philly water main and sewer replacement work

Last month we reported that the Water Department is seeking a rate increase to fund expedited repairs to the City’s aging water mains and sewers. On May 25th, in a piece aptly titled “Residents wait wearily as Water Dept. takes months to replace sewers and mains,” Plan Philly’s Jim Saska

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