Poplar: Gun Range Owner Aims to Offer Safe, Social, Inclusive Environment

Poplar: Gun Range Owner Aims to Offer Safe, Social, Inclusive Environment

The owner of The Gun Range greets all of his customers at the door, a welcome underscored with the faintest hint of an accent that originates somewhere between Russia and Israel. After a tumultuous childhood spent partly in the former Soviet Union, Yuri Zalzman came to the United States as a teenager. He later obtained an undergraduate degree in history […]

 

Arts and Entertainment: Variety at 9th and Spring Garden

9th and Spring Garden sits on the edge of an area with various names: Callowhill, West Poplar, Chinatown North, or even the Loft District. The Philadelphia arts community; however, affectionately refers to the post-industrial section as Eraserhood—named after David Lynch’s 1977 horror flick Eraserhead. More than thirty years after the movie first inspired Philadelphians to […]