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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Upcoming Events: 2 Italian festivals, 2 beer fests, and more!

Compiled by Josephine Cardillo

Thursday, May 17

  • 7 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy a little night music as the Jazz in Hawthorne Park Summer Concert Series returns to the park at 1201 Catharine Street. You’re welcome to bring lawn chairs, beach chairs, picnic baskets and friends to these free concerts. Hosted by Jazz Bridge. Rain date: May 24th.

Friday, May 18

Saturday, May 19

Wheat Beer Fest. Photo by South Philadelphia Tap Room.

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South Philly’s ‘Secret’ Parks, Gardens & Green Spaces

Julian Abele Park, 22nd and Carpenter Streets. Photo by Friends of Julian Abele Park.

 

Now that Spring is finally here you might be looking for a quiet green space where you can enjoy the sunshine.  Curbed Philly posted a great list of 25 ‘secret’ parks and green spaces in the city.  South Philly was represented by eight sites from six neighborhoods:

We can think of a few ‘extra-secret’ South Philly spots missing from the list:

  • Ridgway Park tucked behind CAPA at 13th & Carpenter in Hawthorne, with its wonderful shade trees, a playground and a pool.
  • Mollbore Terrace – actually two separate green spaces located between Oregon Avenue and Johnston Street, 10th and 13th Streets.
  • Weinberg Park – a tiny green triangle on the border of Lower Moyamensing and Whitman.
  • Moyamensing Avenue medians – this linear green space divides Moyamensing Ave. from 15th to 20th.

Can you think of others?  Let us know in the comments below, and check out Curbed Philly’s piece here.

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What's Happening in:  Hawthorne 

Expect a bigger, beery-er Hawthorne’s experience in the near future

After a fire tore through Hawthorne’s back in February, it’s clear that they have one thing on their mind: Go big, or go home.

A new dawn will soon rise at Hawthorne's. (Photo: Hawthorne's)

A new dawn will soon rise at Hawthorne’s. (Photo: Hawthorne’s)

Foobooz reports that the beer boutique and eatery located at 11th and Fitzwater St. will open up with a bigger beer/booze selection and something the they’re calling the “ace up their sleeve” when it comes to the next big thing on the Philly beer scene. Color us officially intrigued.

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