South Philadelphia: Pub on Passyunk East (the P.O.P.E.) Celebrates Pope Weekend

South Philadelphia: Pub on Passyunk East (the P.O.P.E.) Celebrates Pope Weekend

Bars and restaurants across Philadelphia prepared for a sea of additional customers this weekend as Pope Francis’ arrival brought thousands of pilgrims to the city— but one South Philly bar was born ready for the occasion. Employees of The Pub on Passyunk East (also known as the P.O.P.E.) began preparing for Pope weekend more than […]

 Tyler Sablich and Maxwell Reil

Arts & Entertainment: Five Things You Didn’t Know

Arts & Entertainment: Five Things You Didn’t Know

Known for its vibrant art scene, there is literally something for every artsy person in Philadelphia. Some spots, of course, tend to be more unusual than others. 1. The Clay Studio (above), founded 74 years ago, is one of the longest-tenured arts-related educational institutions in Philadelphia. Founded by five artists in need of space to […]

 By Samantha Byles and Andrea Jordan

South Philadelphia: Townhouses thrive on Old Warehouse site

South Philadelphia: Townhouses thrive on Old Warehouse site

Pam Zenzola will admit that since she’s moved into her townhouse on the 1300 block of Federal Street she has made an effort to purchase at least one item from the Rosa Food Product line while grocery shopping “I know the products are quality, so that helps. But I also live on their old warehouse […]