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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“Dough” Unto Others

Epiphany of Our Lord Parish’s annual pasta dinner promises plenty of opportunities to grow a communal vibe. Rev. James Casey likes building camaraderie among the congregation at Epiphany of Our Lord Parish. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 9th, organizer Cindy Pierandozzi and the other faces behind

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A Measured Approach

An East Passyunk Crossing poet will appear at a favorite haunt to celebrate National Poetry Month. By Joseph Myers Maria Famà is a nationally-renown poet who has read pieces across the country. This Wednesday, at 6:30 p.m., she’ll celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading at the Fumo Family Branch of

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