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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Philadelphia Neighborhoods: 5 unique things to do in South Philly this summer

A version of this post was published in partnership with PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com, a project of Temple University’s journalism program. By Jennifer A. Nguyen and Taisha T. Zeigler South Philadelphia is home to several summer hotspots, from the Italian Market to Citizens Bank Park. Although open-air markets and Phillies games can be fun, there are a lot

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About 100 vendors expected at Old Swede’s food truck flea market this weekend

Old Swede’s Church is hosting another one of their fantastic flea markets this Saturday, May 18. Past years have seen the grounds of the church, at Christian Street and Delaware Ave., filled with more than 100 vendors selling jewelry or art, old books, candlesticks, trinkets, etc. The flea market, which

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