The Oval opens on the Parkway

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Susan Slawson, with the Parkway Council, announced that The Oval has once again...

$1 Crabfries Friday at Chickie’s, proceeds to FOP Survivors Fund

Chickie's & Pete's on Friday will hold its 11th annual Crabfries® for Heroes, with Crabfries $1 at participating...

Beautification planned for Avenue of the Arts

A $100 million beautification project was announced along South Broad Street, bringing new greenery, lighting and public art to a 10-block stretch from City Hall to Washington Avenue. The leadership...

Passyunk Passeggiata now on Thursdays

An Italian-style happy hour with more than 40 participating restaurants and retail shops has taken over East Passyunk Avenue on Thursday nights this summer. The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement...

Sports

Eagles defense has a handful of things that need to go right

Of all the things that went wrong for the Eagles at the end of last season, the disintegration of the defense was the most...

Eagles success could hinge on these 5 guys

We’ve ripped June off the calendar and that means that Eagles training camp is just weeks away. While we all wait, it’s safe to dream...

Arts & Entertainment

Crime

Lt. Gov. Davis hails gun violence efforts

In Harrisburg last week, Lt. Governor Austin Davis hosted a roundtable discussion with local and state leaders, representatives of law enforcement, community organizations and...

Latest Articles

Around Town

Bathroom upgrades coming to George W. Childs School The School District of Philadelphia approved a $2.25 million bathroom modernization at the George W. Childs School...

Novel gives nod to Navy Yard skilled workers

Jim Brennan grew up on Brighton Street in Mayfair, attending St. Matthew and Father Judge (class of 1972), then started a career at the...

South Philly’s Gambone up for top award

South Philly resident Stephanie Gambone, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southeastern PA, has been selected as a finalist for the Karl Flemke...

Letters to the Editor

Hey, Neumann-Goretti, hire a Latin teacher This morning on my way home from the Acme, I met a couple sitting by our newly renovated Singing Fountain....

Park, Cerone, Dankanich earn All-State honors

Three Neumann-Goretti High School baseball players earned All-State recognition after a tremendous season that ended in a PIAA Class 3A state championship. Seniors Jayce Park...

Subscribe

Current Issue

Current Issue – SPR