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Around South Philly 3-09-17

here was a celebrity sighting at Jim’s Steaks, 400 South St., as the stars of “CHIPS,” Dax Shepard and Michael Peña stopped by for a couple of steaks. 

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Around South Philly 2-23-17

There was a Jerry Blvat sighting at the Stella Maris School Hall, 814 Bigler St., on Saturday night as old friends united to dance and party the night away. 

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Around South Philly 2-16-17

Photo 3: The American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave., hosted a Semlor and a Movie celebration on Saturday.

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Around South Philly 2-9-17

 Jan. 28’s Pea Soup and Punch Dinner at the American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave., proved a Nordic delight for famished and festive attendees alike. 

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Around South Philly 1-26-17

Photo 1: On Jan. 16, Lt. Edward Manko received a Keurig machine for being the greatest individual department “loser” in a weight-loss competition against the Philadelphia Police Department. Manko donated the item to his unit, Engine 11, Sixth and South streets.

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Around South Philly 01-19

Photo 1: The Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia held its winter celebration at Asian Palace, 2001 W. Oregon Ave., Saturday. 

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Around South Philly 1-12-2017

Photo 1: On Tuesday, Mayor Jim Kenney visited Children’s Playhouse, 2501 S. Marshall St., which, through the sweetened beverage tax and the PHLpreK initiative, can educate 40 additional learners.

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Around South Philly 1-5-2017

Photo 1: Ahead of Dec. 22's Eagles game versus the New York Giants at Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave., Santander Bank awarded a $100,000 donation to Habitat for Humanity in honor of the erection of the latter's 200th home in Philadelphia.

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Around South Philly 12-29-2016

Photo 1: Jason Douglas DanceAdelphia held its Holiday Spectacular celebration Dec. 18 at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School.

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Around South Philly 12-22-2016

Photo 1: On Dec. 5, the Bridge Educational Foundation announced $50,000 in Educational Improvement Tax Credit scholarships at St. Gabriel Independence Mission School, 2917 Dickinson St. The foundation’s endowment will help to strengthen local Catholic schools.

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