Quite a Catch

The American Swedish Historical Museum’s annual crayfish party Many people are already penning eulogies for the summer, but as far as Jennie Skynäs is concerned, plenty of opportunities remain for folks to enjoy the season. Come Friday, the marketing assistant for the American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave., will

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Vroom to Grow

The 14th Annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival promises to be the best yet. Having marked its lucky 13th iteration last year, the East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival is going for a fortunate 14th on Sunday, July 28th from 11am to 4pm. A plethora of delights,

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Let Freedom Sing

A Navy Yard site will host an Independence Day concert to honor Marian Anderson and the Great American Songbook. By Joseph Myers Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto who hailed from South-of-South/Graduate Hospital,  possessed an immense sense of patriotism, going so far as to donate 98 percent of the proceeds from

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Newbold Brings back the Blues

The neighborhood’s Blues festival returns, featuring barbecue options and copious craft beer selections. There is never a dull moment in South Philly, and that becomes even more apparent when the spring and summer arrive. Hoping to strengthen community connections right before one season yields to another, the Newbold Community Development

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