Introducing Lori Burge: South Philly Food Co-op’s General Manager

By Catherine Murray This food co-op expert brings a passion for healthy food and uniting communities to South Philly. Plus: info about job openings and when their store will open! After much anticipation, the South Philly Food Co-op recently hosted its groundbreaking celebration at 2031 S. Juniper St. We’re looking

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Newbold Brings back the Blues

The neighborhood’s Blues festival returns, featuring barbecue options and copious craft beer selections. By Joseph Myers 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

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South Philly steps it up for the holidays

Sponsored by: Celebrating South Philly’s Seasonal Window & Step Decorations By Sequoia Medley It’s expected for the winter holidays – to bring a bit of light and festivity to the gloom of shortened days. And Halloween is enthusiastically promoted with creepy or autumnal decorations. But South Philadelphians take seasonal decor

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Stina: a pizzeria with principles

Stina, the much-anticipated Newbold/West Passyunk pizzeria at 1705 Snyder Avenue, opens tonight, Friday May 31st at 5:00pm. This 24-seat casual BYO is brought to you by Executive Chef Bobby Saritsoglou and his wife–and the restaurant’s namesake–Christina Kallas-Saritsoglou. The restaurant is a passion-project that celebrates his love of cooking and food,

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QOTA Turns Ten

On April 23, a raucous group gathered for a reunion at Paradiso Restaurant on East Passyunk Avenue. The event was a homecoming. “Ten years ago, we met on the second floor. It was a smaller crowd,” Paul Vetrano shouted over live music. Anthony Santaniello pushed balloons aside at a high-top

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