An Evergreen Idea

A Whitman resident drew inspiration from discarded Christmas tree stumps to make ornaments. Dominique Colanero has prided herself on being sporty for virtually her entire life. That affinity has helped the 24-year-old to pursue a burgeoning career at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. As December dawned, though, she discovered an enthusiasm

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Seven South Philly Holiday Happenings

From Burke Playground to burlesque brunch, here are seven upcoming celebrations that promise to spread a little holiday cheer. Lucia Fest and Christmas Market Saturday, December 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave. Free-$12 Celebrate Christmas the Scandinavian way in FDR Park. Lucia Fest aspect will

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Holiday helpers

Four local bakeries will assist with residents’ Thanksgiving dining prep. Are you desperately seeking oven space as you plan your Thanksgiving feast? Need help prepping the culinary centerpiece? Looking for a feast without all the fuss? How about having fresh-baked bread with your meal? Four South Philly bakeries are here

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One For All: an ambitious and affordable artistic endeavor

A new nonprofit organization is teaching preschoolers art history at DiSilvestro Playground. One For All is a newly-formed non-profit which supports emerging artists and art education throughout Philadelphia. As part of their efforts, the organization’s founder and CEO, Parker Jackson has spent the last two months teaching an art history

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