• A Frank endeavor

    The Italian Market hosted a scene from a remount of a play concerning a polarizing politician and South Philly native. 

  • A fan of the cloth

    A South of South thespian is thankful to  play a Shakespearean cardinal for a  Hawthorne-situated FringeArts Festival show.

  • A rebirth for their turf

    Growing up on the 1300 block of Tasker Street and the 1100 block of Dickinson Street, respectively, cousins Cliff Brown and Lavar Oliver loved heading to the DiSilvestro Recreation Center, 1500 Morris St., to shoot hoops.

  • Meek Mill’s cousin slain

    At around 10 p.m. Sept. 13, Angelo Colon, a cousin of chart-topping rapper Meek Mill, was standing on 18th Street and Snyder Avenue when the occupants of a burgundy vehicle shot at him and a friend, police said.

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Whizzes at quizzes

From 9 to 11 p.m. each Monday, The Cambridge, 1508 South St., holds Quizzomania, which, along with endowing participants with prizes, gift cards, and giveaways, makes contributions to Bike MS.


In the wake of last weekend’s bombings do you feel something similar could happen in Philadelphia?

In the wake of last weekend’s bombings in New York and New Jersey,  do you feel something similar could happen in Philadelphia? 


Triple shooting

A Point Breeze shooting injured three people, including a mother carrying her 10-month-old child.


Theresa’s Pasta Fagioli

Today marks the beginning of fall, and while we will likely have a few more occasions to wipe our brows, cold weather will definitely not forget to vex us as the season advances.


Teen in custody

Police arrested a teenager for supposedly shooting at an officer.


Supporting the men in blue

When will the endless shootings end?


A successful operation

The Girard Academic Music Program, 2136 W. Ritner St., hosted one of Saturday’s two city-situated Office of Emergency Management Operation SheltEx sheltering exercises.


Sports briefs 9-22-2016

As part of an East Coast tour, the men’s basketball team from the University of Tennessee ventured to Donald Finnegan Playground Saturday to play the South Philadelphia Youth Basketball Team.


A rebirth for their turf

Growing up on the 1300 block of Tasker Street and the 1100 block of Dickinson Street, respectively, cousins Cliff Brown and Lavar Oliver loved heading to the DiSilvestro Recreation Center, 1500 Morris St., to shoot hoops.


Neighborhood Gatherings 9-22-2016

The Point Breeze Community Development Corp. teams with PAWS to help the organization offer low cost vaccines/microchips to the public and talk about spay/neuter services 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 25 at 20th and Federal streets. Phillypaws.org. ​

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Triple shooting

A Point Breeze shooting injured three people, including a mother carrying her 10-month-old child.