Around South Philly 11-01-12

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Photo by Jill Ivey, Joseph Myers, Greg Bezanis, Andrew Marx, Matt Migliore, Greg Damis, Susan Posternock, Kory Aversa and Eric Holmes

Youngsters tested their biting ability Sunday at Dickinson Square Park, 1600 E. Moyamensing Ave., at the Friends of Dickinson Square Park Haunted Halloween Party (Photos 1 to 2).

The American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave., hosted the eighth annual Sports Complex Special Services District Children’s Halloween Party Saturday with appearances by numerous cartoon characters (Photo 3).

Hurricane Sandy proved too powerful for many trees, including downed specimens on the 1000 block of East Moyamensing Avenue (Photo 4) and the 1400 block of East Passyunk Avenue (Photo 5). To see more images of Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath, visit

Newbold Neighbors Association personnel and community members gathered Oct. 20 to unveil their area’s first community-fundraised Big Belly solar trash and recycling receptacle at Reed and Hicks streets. (Photo 6).

Saturday’s Friends of Mifflin Square Park Halloween Party and Cleanup took a stand against litter at 500 Wolf St. (Photo 7).

Artistic youths showed their dexterity at Saturday’s South Broad Street Neighborhood Association’s Great Pumpkin Carve at Methodist Hospital, 2301 S. Broad St. (Photo 8).

Only six blocks away, children spent their Saturday morning painting pumpkins at the South Philadelphia Branch, 1700 S. Broad St. (Photo 9).

A photogenic girl joined with many other camera-happy youths for the Spooky Saturday and Fall Fest at The Singing Fountain, 11th and Tasker streets (Photo 10).

Tasker Elite honored proprietor Eric Gaupp for his contributions in helping to feed downtrodden residents Oct. 19 at Gaupp Meats, 1501 S. 33rd St. (Photo 11).

East Passyunk Avenue hosted Oct. 24’s third annual Witch CRAFT Beer Crawl. Twelve sites helped participants to collect stamps that helped them to win gift certificates (Photo 12).

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