Point Breeze: The Pharmacy Serves Up Fresh Coffee And Indie Music

Point Breeze: The Pharmacy Serves Up Fresh Coffee And Indie Music

While walking through Point Breeze, it isn’t difficult to spot The Pharmacy, a coffeehouse on the corner of 18th and Wharton streets. On its outside wall, a large orange head spouting the number “1300” can be seen, signifying the shop’s 1300 S. 18th St. address. A closer inspection reveals a sign that reads “Black and […]

 By Skye Leppo

Point Breeze: The Pharmacy Coffee Shop Prepares to Open

Point Breeze: The Pharmacy Coffee Shop Prepares to Open

Caffeine addicts in South Philadelphia will soon have another coffeehouse to add to the collection of haunts south of Washington Avenue. For two and a half years, the renovation process and opening of The Pharmacy has been an ongoing project many residents of Point Breeze have watched from its beginning. Since acquiring the building two […]

 By Thomas Zamonski

Germantown: Church’s Coffeehouse Event Promotes Unity Through the Arts

Germantown: Church’s Coffeehouse Event Promotes Unity Through the Arts

A night of poetry reading, storytelling, singing and joke-telling entertained the crowd at the Bread and Cup Coffeehouse event at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown. But for the Rev. Kevin Porter, the Bread and Cup Coffeehouse founder, the show is more than entertainment; it is about building positive relationships within the neighborhood. “It is […]

 By Quealeena Walton and Alexis Ryan

Germantown: Local Church Builds Community Through the Arts

Germantown: Local Church Builds Community Through the Arts

Sunday evening was a night filled with musical festivities and poetry at the Bread and Cup Coffeehouse at 35 W. Chelten Ave. The coffeehouse, hosted by the First Presbyterian Church, has been held for the past seven years. The event uses the arts as a vehicle for community building and boasts a “multicultural and intergenerational” […]