Five Holiday Events Near South Philadelphia

Neighborhoods, restaurants, and breweries light up for the holidays. Over the next few weeks, Philadelphians will welcome the most festive time of year with a host of holiday tree lightings. The Passyunk Post has ranked its top five family-friendly events in or near South Philadelphia. All are free and open

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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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South Street Headhouse District receives $525k grant for safety improvements

The South Street Headhouse District will soon be seeing $525,000 in safety improvements. Earlier this week it was announced by State Rep. Michael O’Brien that the district, which covers South Street and Fabric Row, would receive the grant money.

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LED lighting and improved crosswalks unveiled on Fabric Row

A portion of the $1.3 million of streetscape improvements to Fabric Row were unveiled earlier this week. A photo posted by 20/20 Visual Media (@2020visualmedia) on Feb 8, 2016 at 2:50pm PST For months now, you’ve probably noticed all of the construction and blocked off portions of 4th Street. Now

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Progress being made on Fabric Row streetscape improvements

As Fabric Row is changing to represent a new generation, improvements are being made to improve the street-level of 4th Street. Progress is being made on the $1.3 million in streetscape improvements planned for the street, beginning with the first phase of trenching and the installation of power lines.

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Conceptual renderings unveiled for Headhouse Square improvements

Headhouse Square, the area of 2nd Street between Lombard and South, could be seeing some improvements in the future including more greenery, the addition of two buildings and more. Last summer, the fountain was updated, now these conceptual plans show a lot more improvements that could be coming to the

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