Upcoming Events: 2 Italian festivals, 2 beer fests, and more!

Compiled by Josephine Cardillo Thursday, May 17 3 pm – 5 pm. Love Your Park Week continues. Show a little love for one of South Philly’s green gems at the FDR Park Spring Service Day. Tools for this cleanup will be provided. Meet at the Boathouse. 7 pm – 8:30

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Inspections temporarily close local businesses

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “Clean Plates Philly” report for April included three South Philadelphia establishments that were temporarily closed for assorted violations. As the article notes: “Inspectors visit nearly 1,000 eateries and food retailers every two weeks. Each inspection is generally regarded as a snapshot in time, and not necessarily a reflection

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You’ve never met a NICEr group

By C.T. Liotta NICE, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, helps support excellent education for all children in the George W. Childs Elementary School catchment area. This Sunday, May 20th, NICE will host the first of what it hopes will become an annual fundraiser, A NICE Night. Billed as an elegant

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South Philly streets to be paved this week!

Watch for signs and be sure to move your car if you’re parked on one of these streets! Say goodbye to dodging raised manhole covers and bumping around on uneven asphalt! Late last week we received news from the Streets Department that streets in South Philly which have been “milled”

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Be prepared: Read this today. Vote tomorrow.

Election Day is tomorrow, Tuesday, May 15. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any voter in line by 8 p.m. is allowed to vote. In Pennsylvania, only registered Democrats and Republicans can vote for candidates in the primary election.  ALL voters can vote on the ballot questions. See more below. Here’s

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