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Dinner at the Vu residence in Point Breeze is served in traditional Vietnamese style. Plate after plate of rice, fried fish, chicken stew and tripe are placed on newspapers spread over the cherry-stained wood floor. Praying before each meal has gained a painfully new meaning for the Vu family. There has been one less member […]
Nestled above Fiesta Pizza and Valentino African Food Store is a 5,000-square-foot yoga studio that offers more than a good stretch and a reiki massage. On the last Sunday of every month Studio 34 Yoga, Healing and Arts hosts a vegan brunch. The idea for the brunch was conceived by friends and Studio 34 volunteers […]
The Rev. Joseph Genito, the pastor at St. Rita of Cascia Catholic Church and Shrine at Broad and Ellsworth streets in South Philadelphia, has listened to confessions and absolved parishioners of their sins for 35 years. One person he has not heard a confession from, though, is the individual who vandalized the St. Rita statue […]
Fernando Torres has more than an aesthetic reason for wanting to improve the look of his Frankford tattoo parlor. “Cars hit the building a few times,” Torres, who also owns a women’s boutique next door to the parlor, said. “I want to get a steel structure in front to protect it.” Torres opened Mark My […]
Open Door Baptist Church, located at 1632 N. 26th St., celebrates its 60th anniversary.