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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Get saucy this weekend!

Ten homemade gravies (that’s red sauce, to you) from South Philly home cooks will be available for tasting at the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association’s fifth annual Red Gravy Cook-off. The tasting, followed by a pasta dinner, takes place this Sunday, March 31st, 2019, from 4-6 p.m. at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 South 10th Street. A $20 ticket gets you entry to this popular local event celebrating the Italian-American heritage of the neighborhood.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

Fewer townhomes, more mixed-use on the Delaware

A revised plan for 1401 South Columbus Boulevard includes 330 multi-family units, 20,000 square feet of commercial space, and more than 500 parking spaces. The new plan also provides room for the Delaware River Trail to pass through the site.

Read the details and let us know your thoughts, below.

See the full submission that the Civic Design Review (CDR) will critique on April 2.

1401 S Columbus – overview from Dickinson Street, looking east

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Property of the Week: 1511 South Chadwick Street

There are thousands of homes for sale in South Philly. Our “Property of the Week” features one worth checking out…


Location
Attention to detail sums up this” masterpiece” of a rehab in the heart of Newbold! There are cafes and restaurants nearby, East Passyunk Avenue is just 2 blocks away, and its a walk, bike ride, or two subway stops to Center City.

The home features exquisite finishes and great workmanship. Start out front where you’ll find great curb appeal with a restored pointed brick front with original details, marble front steps, and all new windows.

Enter this sunny home to find beautiful new red oak hardwood flooring upstairs and down. Stunning exposed brick flows to the 2nd floor walls, and reset lighting throughout.

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Property of the Week: 1204 South 11th Street

There are thousands of homes for sale in South Philly. Our “Property of the Week” features one worth checking out…


Location
Introducing a beautiful home in hip, booming Passyunk Square. This is the perfect family home located in the heart of the popular Jackson school district. All that Passyunk Square is close by: Top Chef restaurants, cafes, and the convenience of the Acme, CVS and more. Walkscore gives this home a 98…there’s no need for your car!

The house has great curb appeal with a contemporary all-brick front. Beautiful natural light beams from every corner, reflecting off the contemporary color palette. The house has sleek hardwood floors, recessed lighting and high ceilings. Continue Reading →

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Penn-sational news!

Penn-bound Ikym Simon on the Ss. Neumann-Goretti campus.

A Neumann-Goretti student will become the East Passyunk Crossing school’s first University of Pennsylvania enrollee in three years.

By Joseph Myers

As a boy, Ikym Simon developed an intense interest in reading, with the discipline proving quite helpful last year as he inspected ample outreach from colleges and universities across the country. From among his many distinguished suitors, the senior at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School chose the University of Pennsylvania and will become his soon-to-be alma mater’s first matriculant at the Ivy League institution since 2016.

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