The Schuylkill River runs throughout Pennsylvania and can be noted for some great chances to fish. But when it meets the Delaware in the urban environment of Philadelphia, one might think that chance to fish [continue reading…]
The Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church is the only Russian Orthodox Church in South Philadelphia. The parish held a well-attended centennial celebration in October. “My grandmother and grandfather mortgaged their home to help [continue reading…]
The word weft refers to one of the two directions that go into the weaving of fabric. To Kurt Souder, 29, and Jennifer Burks, 28, Weft is their newly launched men’s sportswear fashion line. “It [continue reading…]
While hundreds of local, class of 2014 high school athletes made their college decisions known this month during the early-signing period, most of the local focus was on the basketball talent in the city. Seniors [continue reading…]
With the federal government ending the shutdown late Wednesday, the Liberty Bell pavilion and Independence Hall reopened for visitors yesterday. National Park Rangers removed the closure signs and barricades as the sites resumed normal operation.
South Philadelphia favorite Philly AIDS Thrift celebrated its eighth anniversary this past weekend – and it has a lot to celebrate as a local style hub as well as a charitable organization. The store, which [continue reading…]
For a generation that has grown up on the big box standard set by places like Wal-Mart, Sears, and Target, the modern bazaar can seem a little bizarre. Stalls? Haggling? Outdoors, even? It might all [continue reading…]