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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.

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But the City of Philadelphia has a solution. Let them park in South Philly!
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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.

2017 Thomas' Walk Against HungerLaura Wall, The Coalition’s Executive Director states “We are thrilled to have Thomas’ as the title sponsor of this year’s Walk Against Hunger. Their participation demonstrates Thomas’ commitment to ending hunger in our region and is an important boost to an annual event that raises critical funds for the area’s hunger fighting organizations.” Continue Reading →

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What ever happened to the plans for the Live! Casino? Two years later, still stuck in court

The last news we shared with you about the Live! Casino planned for Packer Avenue was related to the master plan’s approval and the necessary zoning changes also being approved. While the casino may have jumped through those hoops already, the real challenge is making it through the court proceedings that have stalled the Cordish Company’s plans for this casino.

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Now that it’s been two years since the Cordish Company was awarded a license from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, what is happening with the casino? Due to appeals filed to the state Supreme Court by SugarHouse and the Market East Associates, the project is not moving forward very quickly.

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Last Night Market of the year is tonight at the Navy Yard

This year, two South Philly Night Markets were added to The Food Trust’s summer and early-fall roster of events. The first happened under I-95 in Pennsport on September 1.

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The second South Philly event and the last Night Market of the year is happening tonight at the Navy Yard.

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