Mayfair: Donny Smith, Mayfair’s Go-To Guy

Mayfair: Donny Smith, Mayfair’s Go-To Guy

Donnie Smith shuffles his papers atop a folding table in the white cinderblock-walled multipurpose room at the Mayfair Community Center. The clock reads just after 7 o’clock. The room is about half-full of chattering residents whose volume begins to fade as Smith strokes his beard and leans back in his chair. It is the Mayfair […]

 

North Philadelphia: The Uptown Theater Could Become Concert Venue Again

North Philadelphia: The Uptown Theater Could Become Concert Venue Again

The Uptown Theater is undergoing renovations that could allow it to re-open as a concert venue. The theater, located on north Broad Street just north of Temple University’s main campus, hosted musical legends like the Isley Brothers, B.B. King, Ray Charles and Marvin Gaye during the venues glory days. Of the $3 million raised, most […]