Let Freedom Sing

A Navy Yard site will host an Independence Day concert to honor Marian Anderson and the Great American Songbook. By Joseph Myers Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto who hailed from South-of-South/Graduate Hospital,  possessed an immense sense of patriotism, going so far as to donate 98 percent of the proceeds from

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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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Broad Street Run passes through South Philly this Sunday – watch for bus detours and parking restrictions

The 39th annual Blue Cross Broad Street run kicks off in North Philly and proceeds 10 miles south to the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia. Spectators are encouraged to head out to Broad Street to watch the race and cheer on the runners.  Entertainment and refreshments are available along the

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City of Philadelphia to 2017 NFL Draft visitors: Park in South Philly

Next week is the 2017 NFL Draft which, if you didn’t already know, is taking place in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. With an expected 200,000 fans coming through, road closures and parking logistics for area residents have been a nightmare. But the City of Philadelphia has a

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Walk Against Hunger announces partnership with Thomas’

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Thomas’®, as in – Thomas’ English Muffins, for the 21st annual Walk Against Hunger to be held on April 8, 2017 at the Lincoln Financial Field. Laura Wall, The Coalition’s Executive Director states “We are

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