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Iman Marcano-Sowell always loved cooking, but it was never her dream until she and her mother opened their food stand, Calypso, in the Chestnut Hill Farmer’s Market in May 2009.
“I just knew that she could cook,” Marcano-Sowell said of her mother, Claudette Campbell…. Read More
Philly Pride held its 25th annual Parade and Festival on Sunday. Over 160 groups, organizations and vendors were present at the festival, which had over 10 thousand attendees. Pride organizers predicted this year would have a record turnout.
Among the organizations present was Galaei, an organization that calls itself the home of the Philadelphia lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Latino…. Read More
With a damaged roof, a stalled Sheriff’s Sale and no perspective tenants, the Northeast Community Center at 2840 Holme Ave. in Holme Circle is likely also still without a buyer.
Holme Circle Civic Association President Elsie Stevens said last week that brothers Ravinder “Robbie” and Hardeep Chawla will probably not follow through with a deal to purchase the center, mainly because of the inability to find a tenant…. Read More
There is a certain familiarity about Germantown that Ra’sh Home can feel in his heart. “It reminds me of where I grew up in West Philly.”
Home, who holds a license as a USA boxing coach and a criminal justice degree from Temple University, hopes to bring two of his passions together at The Fitness Loft, a business started with two other individuals at 4529 Germantown Ave…. Read More
Fitness-minded people of all ages came together Saturday, June 1 for the first ever Manayunk “Fit Fest.”
The festival, held at the Levering Street Parking Lot just off Main Street, brought together small businesses and residents of Manayunk for a day of health information and fitness activities…. Read More
Saturday marked a continuation of a developing initiative, occurring all throughout the United States, of promoting healthier lifestyles. Residents of Northeast Philadelphia were invited to the inaugural Healthy Trails 5K run/walk in the Tookany/Tacony Creek Park to enjoy a fun-filled day with friends and community members…. Read More
The Christian Street YMCA Branch has impacted the community with its facilities and events as well as a connection with local businesses and schools for 40 years.
Senior Program Director Jennifer Leupold said the YMCA has brought a strong sense of community to Graduate Hospital by ordering from its local corner store almost everyday to partnering with local schools…. Read More
Saturday was a beautiful day for a lemonade stand.
Sandra Stewart thanked everyone who came out to her daughter Corin’s Alex’s Lemonade Stand outside of Marinucci’s Deli on the corner of St. Vincent street and Brous avenue in Mayfair.
Corin was diagnosed at the age of 5 with a malignant tumor (rhabdomyosarcoma) behind her left eye.
The Spring Garden Street Greenway project has surpassed the urban planning phase and started the engineering stage. After a public engagement process the Pennsylvania Environment Council has decided on a preferred design for the greenway. If the project stays on schedule construction could begin as early as 2016…. Read More