New community garden planned for Snyder Avenue church

A version of this post was published in partnership with PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com, a project of Temple University’s journalism program. The Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church is the only Russian Orthodox Church in South Philadelphia. The parish held a well-attended centennial celebration in October. “My grandmother and grandfather mortgaged their

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Quick Hits: Green in G-Ho; Penn expanding to S. Philly site; Cooking oil pilot program

The intersection of 17th and Carpenter is poised to be completely transformed, says Flying Kite. The Carpenter Square development is under construction, design for the Carpenter Green park is nearly complete and the city just put out an RFP for another lot at the intersection. UPenn plans a a research and

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