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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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Philadelphia sports museum could eventually find its way to the Stadium District

Lou Scheinfeld, the former Flyers vice president, wants a sports museum in South Philly. The idea is an interactive facility that would bring a collection of Philadelphia’s sports history to the public.

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Streetview image of the Stadium District.

The project is in planning stages, but Scheinfeld is hoping to make this $20 million dream a reality in the same area that’s home to Citizens Bank Park, Lincoln Financial Field and the Wells Fargo Center.

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Check out a beer garden at FDR Park this week

You recently had your chance to grab some drinks at Jefferson Square in Pennsport. Now there’s a new beer garden popping up in South Philly.

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From September 1 through September 5, you can swing by the FDR Park at Broad and Pattison to enjoy drinks, food and entertainment thanks to the Parks on Tap program created by Parks and Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

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Food Trust announces new Pennsport, Navy Yard Night Markets

Food options galore will be lining the streets of Pennsport and the Navy Yard for these newly-announced Night Markets.

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Night Market photo provided by The Food Trust.

The remaining events of the night-time food festival from The Food Trust for 2016 will be debuting in these South Philly neighborhoods in September and October.

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What areas of South Philly are off-limits during the DNC?

From July 25 through July 28, about 50,000 people are expected to come into the city for the Democratic National Convention, happening at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Since the home-base for the convention is here in South Philly, some road closures have been announced for the Stadium District-area.

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