Passyunk Christmas tree lighting brings out the masses

More than 300 neighbors and visitors poured onto the streets around the fountain last night for the Christmas Tree Lighting on Passyunk Avenue and Tasker Street. As we told you last week, the street was closed off to cars and the block surrounding the fountain was bustling with couples, families, dogs

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South Philly Food Co-op hosting cool home-brew event

Now that’s a sweet idea for a fundraiser. Everyone’s favorite conceptual grocery store, the South Philly Food Co-op, is trying to raise money and sign up members with a home brew workshop on Saturday. Sean and Andy Arsenault, twins who won the Home Sweet Homebrew’s Extreme Home Brew Challenge in

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Passyunk tree lighting to be bigger than ever – plus free stuff

The Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation is going all out this year for the tree lighting next Thursday, Nov. 29, complete with free food and booze! Sam Sherman at PARC says Stateside will be providing an “adult beverage;” Black & Brew, hot chocolate; FOND/Belle bakery, cookies/dessert; Paradiso/Izumi, sushi/bruschetta; Le Virtu, pasta;

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