Southwark Elementary hosting fundraiser on Oct. 13 for planned schoolyard improvements

Southwark Elementary at 9th and Mifflin is among the schools in South Philadelphia planning playground improvements. Chester Arthur and the Taggart School are among those who have new schoolyards in the works. In about three years, the schoolyard at Southwark is expected to be transformed from solid concrete into an

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Dog runs in the works under I-95 in Pennsport, here’s a look at renderings

Is Pennsport going to the dogs? Last week we told you about the proceedings at a Dickinson Square West Civic Association meeting regarding the creation of a dog run for Dickinson Square. That meeting highlighted some of the negativity surrounding a dog run for the park, but it was also

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Special Olympics program coming to East Passyunk Community Center

The community center formerly known as Tolentine was taken over by Parks and Recreation in 2015, when the center at 1025 Mifflin St. was then renamed as the East Passyunk Community Center. Beyond the name change, the facility is now offering different programming to create a more accessible community space. Among the

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East Passyunk Community Center hosting first annual art auction

The East Passyunk Community Center at 1025 Mifflin St. has been seeing some changes since summertime. For one thing, the name is new, but it’s also being changed in other ways to welcome in new programming. If you love art, or simply want to support the community center, now is

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