Weekend events primer – May Day edition

Friday, May 4 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm. 3rd Annual Spirits & History at Gloria Dei (Old Swede’s Church), 916 Swanson St. Hear stories of the Swedish trailblazers now resting at Old Swede’s graveyard while tasting spirits matched to their life-and-times. Food & drink, story telling and jazz. Proceeds benefit the preservation

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Food Trust announces new Pennsport, Navy Yard Night Markets

Food options galore will be lining the streets of Pennsport and the Navy Yard for these newly-announced Night Markets. The remaining events of the night-time food festival from The Food Trust for 2016 will be debuting in these South Philly neighborhoods in September and October.

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Spotted: Democratic National Convention donkeys installed around South Philly

The Democratic National Convention is coming to Philly at the end of the month, bringing tons of political action to the city. Along with increased activity, some improvements are also coming to the area, like the median mural being installed on South Broad Street. A photo posted by East Passyunk Avenue

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Should the Broad Street Line be extended to the Navy Yard?

As the Navy Yard’s plans for expansion continue, including for the potential of eventually living there, changes in transportation options are being discussed. A group of politicians recently spoke in favor of the Broad Street Line being extended farther south to service the Navy Yard.

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