Around South Philly

Around South Philly 7-21-2016

Photo 1: Personnel from Fond, 1537 S. 11th St., defeated employees from Noord, 1046 Tasker St., at June 27’s Night Kitchen Cookoff at The Dutch, 1527 S. Fourth St.

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Around South Philly 7-14-2016

Photo 1: On July 2, the Marian Anderson Historical Society, 762 S. Martin St., oversaw Cupcakes, Classics, and Couture, which included music performances, art demonstrations, and vintage Marian Anderson Gowns.

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Around South Philly 7-7-2016

Photo 1: The American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave., was a site for eager eyes and limbs on June 25, as the facility hosted its annual Midsommarfest.

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Around South Philly 6-30-2016

Photo 1: The Friends of Girard Park and the Girard Academic Music Program, 2136 W. Ritner St., teamed up for an art showcase and a screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” June 18 at the green space, 2101 W. Shunk St.

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Around South Philly 6-23-2016

Photo 1: On June 13, the Friends of Stephen Girard Park held their First Monthly Maintenance Night, cleaning the Historical Farm House at their beloved site, 2101 Shunk St.

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Around South Philly 6-16-2016

Photo 1: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society held the opening party for its Pop Up Garden at 15th and South streets June 1.

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Around South Philly 6-9-2016

Photo 1: On May 28, 2nd District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson visited the Scottish Rite House and Scottish Rite Tower, 1530 Fitzwater St., as part of Older Americans Month.

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Around South Philly 6-2-2016

Photo 1: The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia, 1166 S. Broad St., celebrated its patron’s feast day with five Masses on May 22.

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Around South Philly 5-26-2016

Photo 1: Children especially found joy in May 14’s Friends of Manton Street Park and Community Garden Fest at Fourth and Manton streets.

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Around South Philly 5-19-2016

Photo 1: As part of his push for expanded pre-K services, Mayor Jim Kenney visited Dixon Learning Academy, 2201 Moore St., which recently expanded due to an investment by the Fund for Quality, May 9.

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