Mayfair: Southern Rock, Health Screening, DC VS Marvel Quizzo And More Happening This Week

Mayfair: Southern Rock, Health Screening, DC VS Marvel Quizzo And More Happening This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in Mayfair this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. Breast Cancer Screening: Monday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m., Rep. John Taylor‘s office (4117 Longshore Ave.) High Noon concert: Wednesday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m., Pennypack Park Music Festival (see our recent story on the concert series here) […]

 

Mayfair: Japanese Whiskey, Night Market, Free Movie

Mayfair: Japanese Whiskey, Night Market, Free Movie

Looking to find out what’s going on in Mayfair this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. Summer Circus at Rolling Thunder: Monday, July 31, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Rolling Thunder Skating Rink (7017 Roosevelt Blvd.)  Japanese Whiskey Dinner: Wednesday, August 2, 6-10 p.m., 6235 Frankford Ave. Mayfair Night Market: Thursday, August 3, 5-9 p.m., 3500 […]

 

North Philadelphia: Einstein Breast Cancer Program Gives Women In Need a Fighting Chance

North Philadelphia: Einstein Breast Cancer Program Gives Women In Need a Fighting Chance

North Philadelphia resident Salma Mackenzie was busy filling her days hoisting 40-pound boxes at her job at an Estee Lauder warehouse in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Then everything changed. “It was a total shock,” Mackenzie, 52, said. “I went for a Pap test at Planned Parenthood. They were checking my breasts and before I knew it, I was […]

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North Philadelphia: Fighting Cancer By Staying Up-to-Date with Technology

North Philadelphia: Fighting Cancer By Staying Up-to-Date with Technology

Dr. Lisa Jablon is the director of the Breast Health Program at Einstein Medical Center located in North Philadelphia on the cross streets of Broad and Somerville. Under Jablon’s leadership, the Breast Health Program received national recognition as an Accredited Breast Center by the American College of Surgeons. Below, Jablon discusses some of the programs and technologies she and her […]

 

Port Richmond: For Lifelong Resident, a Decade of Giving Back

Port Richmond: For Lifelong Resident, a Decade of Giving Back

In 2004, Mary Louise Leuters invited a few friends to the kitchen at her house in Port Richmond. The two time breast cancer survivor said she wanted to start a group with the hope of raising breast cancer awareness. Small goals were created like creating T-shirts, putting together an awareness breakfast and an annual walk […]

 By Viannie Bell and Richard Kauffman

Port Richmond: For Breast Cancer Survivor, Volunteering Was Not Enough

Port Richmond: For Breast Cancer Survivor, Volunteering Was Not Enough

Friendly smiles, shades of pink, a hot plate and gift baskets were all factors in the Ladies of Port Richmond annual kick-off breakfast. The Port Richmond community eagerly walked into St. Adalberts School Hall on 3236 Edgemont St. ready for eat. “Its incredible to come to an event like this to see everyone contributing to […]

 By Tom Knopp

Fairhill: Dance Director’s Tough-Love Approach Gets Results

Fairhill: Dance Director’s Tough-Love Approach Gets Results

[vimeo 39653154 height=400 width=600] As the Fuego Dance Company rehearsed for its Susan G. Komen’s Latinas United for the Cure performances, dance director Hector Serrano’s voice reigned supreme. “Lets go everybody, get your butts in here,” said Serrano, 32. “Don’t make me say it again: From the top!” “Serrano smirked as he described how he communicates […]

 By Alyssa Andrews

Manayunk: Octavio Miles Boutique Presents Fashionably Pink

Manayunk: Octavio Miles Boutique Presents Fashionably Pink

Octavio Miles Boutique presents Fashionably Pink today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Philadelphia University’s Downs Hall located on the corner of Henry Avenue and School House Lane. Along with the Octavio Miles Boutique, the fashion show will be featuring clothing and accessories from fellow Manayunk retailers VAMP and TAG. All proceeds from the […]