Quick Hits: Vintage for Queen Village; HOME’s coffee table contest; S. Philly filmmaker made good

A new vintage goods store called Decades Boutique will be moving into 704 S. 5th St., the former home of sex apparel shop Passional, reports Racked Philly. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday Oct. 19, says the blog: Decades Boutique will house vintage goods and American-made clothing, including [designer/owner Arielle] Salkowitz’s own

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Phreak ‘n Queer Art Crawl TONIGHT along Passyunk

Seven business along the 1700 and 1800 blocks of East Passyunk are throwing a little party/art crawl tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. as part of the Phreak ‘n’ Queer Arts and Music festival. The shops showing artwork are Frame Fatale, Home, Nice Things Handmade, South Philly Comics, Headhunters Hair Designs,

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South Philly’s Best of Philly winners – and there are plenty of them

Once again, South Philly represented a disproportionate share of Best of Philly winners in Philly mag’s August issue, which marked the 40th year the publication has been running this list. Some winners are not surprises, but they’re honors just the same. Then there are some quirky little winners like the

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Hawk Krall collaboration at HOME for Second Saturday

Food and art tend to dominate Second Saturday on East Passyunk each month, so it was only a matter of time before something like this happened. Famed food illustrator Hawk Krall and food photographer Felicia Perretti are teaming up this weekend at HOME Furnishings at 1815 E. Passyunk Ave. Krall’s

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