Taste of the Season: Homemade Ice Cream at Bainbridge Street Barrel House

By Catherine Murray On a recent steamy evening, I made the short trip from my house to Bainbridge Street Barrel House in search of one thing–homemade ice cream. Upon arrival, I was greeted warmly by owners Eleni Fetfatzes and Eric Paraskevas, whose passion is infused into every dish and drink

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Go away…but tell me a story first

Tonight’s monthly story-telling jam theme is Go away (but they really want you to stop on by). This month’s Tell Me a Story (TMAS), Philadelphia’s long-running evening of storytelling, celebrates the stories that take you to far away lands, or have you running like the wind. The organizers are committed to

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Foodie Friday: Tasty bits to digest

There’s been a smorgasbord of South Philly restaurant news in the blog-o-sphere. Here are some links to whet your appetite, so to speak… Northwest corner of 12th & Morris gets a tenant! The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Michael Kline broke the news yesterday that something’s (finally!) coming to the retail space at

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Weekend events primer – May Day edition

Friday, May 4 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm. 3rd Annual Spirits & History at Gloria Dei (Old Swede’s Church), 916 Swanson St. Hear stories of the Swedish trailblazers now resting at Old Swede’s graveyard while tasting spirits matched to their life-and-times. Food & drink, story telling and jazz. Proceeds benefit the preservation

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Tonight: Get your “Groove On!”

Tongue & Groove Spontaneous Theater presents “Groove On!” tonight at L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street. The fundraiser will feature daring displays of the other talents of the ensemble’s members which includes two South Philly residents. Tongue & Groove is a Philly-based improvised theater group founded in 2006.  In their regular shows,

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