Posts Tagged ‘South Philadelphia’

Don't Move Frank, Says Smerconish

Don’t Move Frank, Says Smerconish

August 22, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Smerconish defends Rizzo statue, gauging South Philadelphians’ opinion on South Broad median parking, and 23 units envisioned for St. Laurentius > more

Averting Demolition, First African Baptist Church Properties To Become Condos

Averting Demolition, First African Baptist Church Properties To Become Condos

August 19, 2016  |  Morning Blend

GHo church building to be reused as condos, Dranoff property’s public art installed, Chinese Cultural Center prepped for resale and resuse, how to retain Philly millennials, and City Hall courtyard becomes beer garden > more

New Book Puts Readers In The Ring With Philly's Jewish Boxing Stars

New Book Puts Readers In The Ring With Philly’s Jewish Boxing Stars

August 16, 2016  |  Vantage

At the turn of the 20th century Jewish fighters ruled the circuit in Philadelphia. Author Harry Boonin puts boxing history back in the arena with his new book, Never Tell a Boy Not to Fight > more

Programming American Naval History On The Delaware

Programming American Naval History On The Delaware

August 9, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Olympia stewards thinking ahead to reactivated museum ship, pre-fab apartments dropped in place, closed Nabisco plant changes hands, and looking back at the failed fight against digital signs on the Parkway > more

In Point Breeze, A Queen Anne Washed In Swedish Mystery

In Point Breeze, A Queen Anne Washed In Swedish Mystery

August 8, 2016  |  The Shadow Knows

The Shetzline family once owned large parcels of farmland throughout Point Breeze and later developed their estate for the shallow canyons of row houses we see today. One conspicuous building, now a laundromat at the corner of 18th and Moore, may be the last remaining home of the South Philly Sweed's old homestead. The Shadow follows the trail of obscurity > more