Hawthorne Park to kick off summer series of monthly jazz performances on Thursday

Hawthorne Park, located at 12th and Catharine, will be continuing its summer jazz night tradition again this year. Starting on May 19, the park will play host to free jazz performances on the third Thursday of each month from now through August.

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Weccacoe Playground renovations began this week

Weccacoe Playground has been set for renovations for some time now, but once the historical burial ground was discovered on the site, plans became delayed. After much debate over the future of this community space on the 400 block of Catharine St., it was decided in February that construction would

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Friends of Chester Arthur raised $55,000 for school improvements at a recent fundraising auction

Friends of Chester Arthur, the community group working to improve the school at 20th and Catharine, just raised a pretty big chunk of money. At their recent Friends Night Out fundraising auction, $55,000 was raised to contribute towards the improvements being made at the school, including their planned schoolyard redesign.

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South Philly ‘feelin the Bern’ as Bernie Sanders mural goes up at 22nd and Catharine – but it won’t be there forever

South Philly is truly “feelin’ the Bern.” Two street artists, Disto and Old Broads, are in the process of transforming the side of the building at 22nd and Catharine into a mural in honor of Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders. A video posted by LOTITS™ ~.((. )( . )( .)).~

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Italian restaurant and marketplace to take over former Tashan space at Broad and Catharine

Tashan Indian restaurant closed in 2015 after four years in their location at Broad and Catharine. Now a new Italian restaurant called Tasty Tuscan will be taking over the space, with plans of opening a dining spot and marketplace by July after $1.2 million in changes to the space.

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Spotted: Cash reward for drone stuck in tree near 21st and Catharine

This episode of Spotted is from the South Silly Facebook group. If you see something, say something – in an email to punk@passyunkpost.com Drones are all fun and games–until you get yours stuck in a tree. This drone was seen near 21st and Catharine, with a flier offering a $20 cash reward to

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