Seven South Philly Holiday Happenings

From Burke Playground to burlesque brunch, here are seven upcoming celebrations that promise to spread a little holiday cheer. Lucia Fest and Christmas Market Saturday, December 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave. Free-$12 Celebrate Christmas the Scandinavian way in FDR Park. Lucia Fest aspect will

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Dickinson Square dog run meeting shows neighborhood disapproval, surveys show positive support

On Tuesday evening, Dickinson Square West Civic Association hosted a meeting to present the pros and cons of creating a dog run at Dickinson Square. Despite the positive support the project has received from an online survey created months ago, the meeting took a different tone. The presentation of the

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Upcoming community meeting to discuss plans for Mt. Sinai

We told you earlier this month about the new plans to demolish Mt. Sinai instead of redeveloping the site. Dickinson Square West Civic Association’s meeting on Tuesday will further discuss the plans for the site at 4th and Reed with the project’s developer. The meeting is being held in order

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