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East Falls: Falls Flowers Makes Things a Little Bit Greener

East Falls: Falls Flowers Makes Things a Little Bit Greener

Sustainability shows that it can serve as the centerpiece for many aspects of urban life, enticing Philadelphians to stop and smell the roses. Falls Flowers, located at 3421 Conrad Street in East Falls, has been providing the local community and beyond with flowers and floral arrangements, as well as other gift items that include cards, […]

 

Northwest Philadelphia: The Joseph E. Coleman Library Closes For Repair

Northwest Philadelphia: The Joseph E. Coleman Library Closes For Repair

Sitting on the corner, at the intersection of Greene Street and Chelten Avenue, lies the Joseph E. Coleman library. Since January 25 of this year, the library has been closed due to electrical issues causing a lack of power and heat in the building. According to library officials, this is not the first time this […]

 By Marian Dennis and Desiree Disney

East Falls: Dog Costume Contest Benefits Committee

East Falls: Dog Costume Contest Benefits Committee

If you’ve been wondering what the East Falls Dog Park Planning Committee has been up to lately, look no further than Franklin’s Bar & Grille on Bowman Street in East Falls. On Saturday October 26th, people from all over the Manayunk-East Falls area came with their furry friends to participate in an event, hosted by […]

 

East Falls: Annual Flea Market Set for June 15

East Falls: Annual Flea Market Set for June 15

McMichael Park will once again play host to the annual East Falls Flea Market being held this Saturday, June 15. The event, which is sponsored by the East Falls Community Council, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the park, which is located at the corner of Midvale and Henry avenues. Over 150 […]

 By Kayla R. Cook and Sean Michael Smith

East Falls: Mary Kline Classic Brings Cancer Fight to Phila U

East Falls: Mary Kline Classic Brings Cancer Fight to Phila U

[vimeo 67596381] Some of the most highly recruited high school basketball players in the country came together at Philadelphia University Sunday night for the third annual Mary Kline Classic All-Star Memorial Event. The event is the brainchild of 19-year-old basketball recruiting analyst Alex Kline. The Syracuse University freshman, who has garnered national attention from college coaches […]

 By Joseph Van Dusen and Alexis Wilkinson

East Falls: Penn Charter Combines Art and Recycling

East Falls: Penn Charter Combines Art and Recycling

Below the Old Gym at William Penn Charter School, jumbo cardboard crates are filling up with discarded computers, printers and coffee makers; everything has a cord. There’s even an electric lawnmower. Above, on a basketball court turned into art gallery, students have been perusing found object sculptures by renowned artists like Leo Sewell, Steve Tobin […]

 By Joseph Van Dusen

East Falls: Glassblowing for Diabetes

East Falls: Glassblowing for Diabetes

The Eastern Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will hold its annual Promise Ball on April 27. This year, the event will honor Sue Schick, CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Pennsylvania and Delaware, for her work with the foundation. A piece of glasswork, titled “Ladder to Light” created by acclaimed artist Andy Paiko, is […]

 By Francis Hilario and Hope Janelle Berninghausen

East Falls: Local Self-Taught Artists Run Own Businesses

East Falls: Local Self-Taught Artists Run Own Businesses

Floral Designer Turns Childhood Memories Into Career [vimeo 53970724] Growing up in Minneapolis, Minn., Necoh Brewington-Mitchell was always surrounded by flowers, so it came as no surprise that flowers would remain in her future as well. “[My mom] always had flowers growing and knew all the Latin names and all that good stuff, so I just […]

 By Francis Hilario and Hope Janelle Berninghausen

East Falls: Schools Use Music and Martial Arts to Promote Positive Changes

East Falls: Schools Use Music and Martial Arts to Promote Positive Changes

Rawk U School of Music Rocks [vimeo 53972340] Music has been a part of Daniel Cullen’s life ever since he first picked up an acoustic guitar when he was 11 years old. Now Cullen has the opportunity to share his passion for music with others through Rawk U School of Music. “I know I’m pretty lucky, […]

 By Hope Janelle Berninghausen

East Falls: Local Performers Show Their Talent in a Community Concert

East Falls: Local Performers Show Their Talent in a Community Concert

Music of all kinds resounded in East Falls as local residents sang, danced and played in the community concert. The East Falls Community Concert featured many talented local residents on Monday, including Frank Kaderabek, former principal trumpet for the Philadelphia Orchestra. The concert opened with a performance by the Diva Dollz, a group of young […]