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Neighborhood gatherings 12-18-2014

...hosts a Holiday Neighborhood Walk 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 19 at Dickinson Grove, 15th and Dickinson streets. president@newboldneighbors.org. newboldneighbors.org...

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...Service Area 3 Community Meeting 6 p.m. Dec. 18 at Gospel Temple Baptist Church, 1327 S. 19th St.; a Community Meeting 5 p.m. Dec. 22 at the district; and a Community Meeting...

3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a Police Service Area 2 meeting 6 p.m. Dec. 23 at the Mummers Museum, 1100 S. Second St. 215-686-3030. phillypolice.com/districts/3rd.

3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a Police Service Area 2 meeting 6 p.m. Dec. 23 at the Mummers Museum, 1100 S. Second St. 215-686-3030. phillypolice.com/districts/3rd.

Burke Playground Christmas Party occurs 6 p.m. Dec. 18 at Second and Jackson streets. Admission is free for adults and $5 for children. facebook.com/pages/Burke-Playground.

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., hosts Photos with Santa 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 2-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 20 at the Alphabet Garden, 1631 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-336-1455. renee@visiteastpassyunk.com. visiteastpassyunk.com.

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., hosts Photos with Santa 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 2-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 20 at the Alphabet Garden, 1631 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-336-1455. renee@visiteastpassyunk.com. visiteastpassyunk.com.

East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association hosts a Meet The New South Philadelphia Neighborhood Library session to preview the architectural plans and artistic vision for the forthcoming library 5:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Fumo Family Branch, 2437 S. Broad St. contact@epcrossing.org. epcrossing.org.

...Neighborhood Association Young Families Committee hosts a Playgroup at Marconi Plaza’s southeast playground (near 13th and Bigler streets) Saturdays 10:30 a.m.-noon; and Moms’ night out 8-10 p.m...

...noon; and Moms’ night out 8-10 p.m. Dec. 18 at Taproom on 19th, 2400 S. 19th St. gena001@comcast.net. girardestateneighbors.org...

Friends of Hawthorne Park hold a monthly meeting 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Hawthorne Cultural Center, 1200 Carpenter St. hecphilly.org.

Marconi Older Adult Center, 2433 S. 15th St., holds a day-trip to LOVE Park’s Christmas Village, Macy’s Light Show and...

Passyunk Square Civic Association holds a South Philly Language Exchange 7-9 p.m. Dec. 19 at Taqueria La Veracruzana, 908 Washington Ave. contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org

Queen Village Neighbors Association hosts a Volunteer Appreciation Night and Holiday Party 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dec.18 at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Episcopal Church, 916 S. Swanson St. 215-339-0975. info@qvna.org. qvna.org.

St. Edmond’s Choir presents A Night of Carols 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at St. Edmond Church, 2130 S. 21st St.

St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church presents Christmas Caroling 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at 910 Watkins St. 215-463-1326.

Universal Family of Schools Parents hold a Holiday Festival with raffles, performances and activities 1-5 p.m. Dec. 18 at Universal Audenried Charter High School, 3301 Tasker St. 215-952-4801. universalcompanies.org.

West Passyunk Neighbors Association holds its holiday party 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at Café con Chocolate, 2100 S. Norwood St. westpassyunk.blogspot.com.

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Development Watch: Construction Underway at Former South Philly Branch of Free Library

· CHOP to put vibration monitors in basements across from Broad and Morris project [Passunky Post]

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Meet the people behind the project on December 22nd at the Fumo Family Branch at 2437 S. Broad St. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.

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New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: Complete Guide To New Year’s Eve Parties, Galas, Concerts, Events And More

Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad Street, 10 p.m., $45. Hit the South Broad venue to hear the dreamy indie pop sounds of A Sunny Day in Glasgow with openers Starwood and Jason Bartell. The evening kicks off at 10 p.m. and continues until 2 a.m. with an open bar and all those tunes. MORE INFO

South Philly, 1539 S. Broad Street, 9 p.m., $20. On South Broad Street, spend the night at an ’80s dance...

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SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Avenue, 10 p.m., $75. In addition to presenting both New Year’s fireworks shows, SugarHouse...

FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard, 11 p.m., $15. One of the newest attractions on the Delaware River Waterfront, FringeArts...

Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing, 201 S. Columbus Boulevard, 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. seatings, $110-$169. The Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at...

Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard, 4 p.m., $10-$13.50. The Independence Seaport Museum at Penn’s Landing is...

The Olde Bar, 125 Walnut Street, 8-10 p.m., $195. All of the new elements of the soon-to-open...

Hotel Monaco, 433 Chestnut Street, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $150+. Red Owl Tavern and Stratus Lounge at the...

Xfinity Live!, 1100 Pattison Avenue, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $79-$189. The multiple venues at Xfinity Live team...

The Downtown Club, 600 Chestnut Street, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $145-$200+. Spend the last hours of 2014 in...

Union Trust, 717 Chestnut Street, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $119-$209. The 10,000-square foot, bi-level...

Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $135-$140. Now in its 10th year, the annual...

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Broad and Spruce streets, 7:30 p.m., $65+. The Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Yannick Nézet-S...

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 13 S. 38 Street, 4 p.m., $16.50-$47.50. Composed in 1734 by Johann Sebastian Bach, the...

Electric Factory, 421 N. 7th Street, 9 p.m., $40-$100. The fantastical Gogol Bordello puts on a nearly indescribable stage...

Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street, 9 p.m., $30-$40. The subterranean Underground Arts venue in the Callowhill neighborhood hosts...

Milkboy, 1100 Chestnut Street, 8 p.m., free. True to its name, Milkboy Philadelphia’s Free NYE party hosts live music from The Paper Shakers, Thee Idea Men, The GTVs and Foxtrot & The Get Down, plus free snacks and a free whiskey toast at midnight. MORE INFO

World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street, 10 p.m., $30-$35. At University City music venue World Cafe Live, both the...

Theater of Living Arts, 334 South Street, 8:30 p.m. $26.50. At South Street’s TLA, Radio 104.5 presents Anthony Green on New Year’s Eve with openers I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business, Elder Brother, Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties. MORE INFO

Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, 8:15 and 10:30 p.m., $35-$59. Have your last laugh of 2014...

Center City, 300 S. Broad Street, $150. Chef Jose Garces’ Volver at the Kimmel Center is offering three different ways to...

Rittenhouse, 50 S. 16th Street, 7:30 p.m., $35-$145. Welcome 2015 37 floors above street level at R2L...

Rittenhouse, 116 S. 18th Street, 9 p.m., $40-$150. Dance into the New Year at Vango, a multilevel nightclub with a rooftop deck in the heart of Rittenhouse. New Year’s Eve admission packages start at $40, and go all the way up to more than $150 for bottle service. MORE INFO

Rittenhouse, 258 S. 15th Street, 9 p.m., $85-$125. Sing in the New Year at Center City’s dueling piano bar Howl at the Moon. Two ticket packages are available — a standing room deal for $85 with an open bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. or a seated option starting at $125. MORE INFO

Old City, 110 S. 2nd Street, 10 p.m., $25-$75. Cuban restaurant and club Cuba Libre hosts a five-course...

Old City, 212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, $20-$100. Embrace a Mediterranean vibe on New Year’s Eve at Positano...

Midtown Village, Pennsylvania 6, 114 S. 12th Street, pay as you go. Pennsylvania 6 in Midtown Village hosts a live DJ, hands out...

Midtown Village, 216 S. 11th Street, 8 p.m., $125. Whether you’re vegan or a meat loving Philadelphian, Strangelove’s...

Midtown Village, 1336 Chestnut Street, 8 p.m., $5-$30. Roll into 2015 at Center City bowling alley Luck Strike. The party includes music from DJ Micah, a champagne toast, party favors and more. MORE INFO

Washington Square West, 1229 Spruce Street, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $70. From 5 to 11 p.m., Valanni, a...

Washington Square West, 10th and Spruce streets, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $50. In addition to two beer-dinner seatings...

South Street, 718 South Street, 9 p.m., $125. Brauhaus Schmitz is pulling out all the stops for a four...

University City, 2929 Arch Street, 215-222-2363, 9 p.m., $175-$250. Head to JG Domestic for everything from...

Callowhill, 339 North 11th Street, 9 p.m., $25-$30. Spend New Year’s Eve with grooving go-go dancers...

Queen Village, 624 S. 6th Street, $10-$20. Dance your way into the New Year at L’Etage’s New Year...

Northern Liberties, 416 Green Street, 9 p.m., $40. Put on your dancing shoes and head to Ruba Club for...

Northern Liberties, 931 N. 2nd Street, 215-629-0500, $65. If you fancy Mexican food and drink on New Year’s Eve, look no further than Cantina Dos Segundos, which is offering up a three-course prix-fixe dinner and a two-hour open bar for $65. Margaritas and tacos? Yes. MORE INFO

Chinatown, 211 N. 11th Street, $20-$95. Sing your way into 2014 at Chinatown’s karaoke bar. Yakitori Boy offers...

Northern Liberties, 847 N. 3rd Street, $45. Two local bands will perform for New Year’s Eve revelers at Ortlieb’s. Groove to the sounds of Mo Lowda and The Humble and Commonwealth Choir while enjoying an open bar from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets are $45. MORE INFO

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Season’s eatings

...salmon and a hint of crème fraîche, while The South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St., and Supper, 926 South St., sent homemade bagels for those who want a bagel, nova...

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A big pot of lentil soup from Chef Bobby at Santucci’s, 901 S. 10th St., is perfect for a cold winter’s night. Breads from Fond, 1537 S. 11th St., and popovers from Sbraga, 440 S. Broad St., slathered with softened sweet butter topped with fleur de sel, is perfect with soup.

A big pot of lentil soup from Chef Bobby at Santucci’s, 901 S. 10th St., is perfect for a cold winter’s night. Breads from Fond, 1537 S. 11th St., and popovers from Sbraga, 440 S. Broad St., slathered with softened sweet butter topped with fleur de sel, is perfect with soup.

A big pot of lentil soup from Chef Bobby at Santucci’s, 901 S. 10th St., is perfect for a cold winter’s night. Breads from Fond, 1537 S. 11th St., and popovers from Sbraga, 440 S. Broad St., slathered with softened sweet butter topped with fleur de sel, is perfect with soup.

Glenda knows I could spend hours at DiBruno’s, 930 S. Ninth St., so a huge board filled with imported Italian meats, cheeses, olives, roasted peppers, marinated artichokes and mushrooms could be a meal in itself.

Chef Joncarl Lachman at Noord, 1046 Tasker St., sent his pickled herring, which reminds me of my childhood. Since no party is complete...

...oysters on the half shell, along with strong homemade horseradish, arrived from The Oyster House, 1516 Sansom St.

Bite-size burgers from The Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St., and bite-size lamb burgers from Kennett, 848 S. Second St., magically took their place along with soft summer rolls from Nam Phuong, 1100 Washington Ave., with a peanut sauce, and crispy spring rolls from Le Viet, 1019 S. 11th St.

Bite-size burgers from The Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St., and bite-size lamb burgers from Kennett, 848 S. Second St., magically took their place along with soft summer rolls from Nam Phuong, 1100 Washington Ave., with a peanut sauce, and crispy spring rolls from Le Viet, 1019 S. 11th St.

Bite-size burgers from The Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St., and bite-size lamb burgers from Kennett, 848 S. Second St., magically took their place along with soft summer rolls from Nam Phuong, 1100 Washington Ave., with a peanut sauce, and crispy spring rolls from Le Viet, 1019 S. 11th St.

Bite-size burgers from The Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St., and bite-size lamb burgers from Kennett, 848 S. Second St., magically took their place along with soft summer rolls from Nam Phuong, 1100 Washington Ave., with a peanut sauce, and crispy spring rolls from Le Viet, 1019 S. 11th St.

...parties years ago. Glenda and I love French omelettes made to order. Chefs from Kraftwork, 541 E. Girard Ave.; The Sidecar Bar & Grille, 2201 Christian St.; and Dante Espresso Bar and Cafe, 1615 E...

...omelettes made to order. Chefs from Kraftwork, 541 E. Girard Ave.; The Sidecar Bar & Grille, 2201 Christian St.; and Dante Espresso Bar and Cafe, 1615 E. Passyunk Ave., were busy cracking eggs, filling...

...Girard Ave.; The Sidecar Bar & Grille, 2201 Christian St.; and Dante Espresso Bar and Cafe, 1615 E. Passyunk Ave., were busy cracking eggs, filling them with each guest’s requests for Vermont cheddar, wild...

Day by Day, 2101 Sansom St., provided miniature potato latkes topped with smoke salmon and a hint of crème fra...

...cream cheese. The homemade cream cheese came courtesy of chef Eli Kulp from High Street, 308 Market St. He included tiny pumpernickel bialys and white fish salad...

Glenda asked my favorite pizza makers to prepare miniature pizzas. Marc Vetri came through along with the chefs from Birra, 1700 E. Passyunk Ave. Four cheese pizzas, wild mushroom pizzas and homemade sausage pizzas kept the guests happy.

...Wentz knows I loved his choucroutte when I first tasted it at McCrossen’s Tavern, 529 N. 20th St. Now he has his fine restaurant at 1623 E. Passyunk Ave., and filled the big...

...at McCrossen’s Tavern, 529 N. 20th St. Now he has his fine restaurant at 1623 E. Passyunk Ave., and filled the big pot with sauerkraut, sausages and all kinds of pork. Speaking of...

Chef Paul Martin from Mamou, 102 S. 13th St., who was born and raised in Lafayette, La., made me happy with his fried oysters and chicken and sausage gumbo. He also brought small fried shrimp po boys.

Ah, fried fish. It is getting harder and harder to find a first-rate fried seafood combination anywhere in the city. Anastasio’s, 911 Christian St., fries up shrimp, flounder, scallops and whatever is fresh, and serves it with lemon wedges and tartar sauce.

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Italian Steakhouse Palladino's Debuts on East Passyunk

After a few nights of limited soft-open runs, Palladino's officially launches tonight at Passyunk and Broad. It's chef-owner Luke Palladino's first restaurant in Philadelphia, though his name is...

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What to Drink at Palladino's, Opening December 18 on East Passyunk

...first Philadelphia restaurant on Thursday, December 18. Palladino’s has taken over the space at Passyunk and Broad, which once housed Columbo’s, and will bring seasonal Italian cuisine to the already thriving...

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Palladino’s, 1934 E Passyunk Ave.; 267-928-4339

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TONIGHT: The PSA 3 meeting has been rescheduled this week for Wednesday 12/17 at...

TONIGHT: The PSA 3 meeting has been rescheduled this week for Wednesday 12/17 at the normal time and place. 6:00pm at 1327 S. 19th Street (Gospel Baptist Church). We expect Lieutenant Jennifer Penn to be there to tell us about crime that has occurred in the neighborhood in the last month. If you have any concerns or questions for the police, this is a great forum to get involved.

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Chef Luke Palladino Opens Newest Restaurant Palladino’s on East Passyunk Avenue

...seafood, and will be Chef’s first restaurant in Philadelphia. Situated at the intersection of Broad Street and East Passyunk Avenue, Palladino’s will be the premiere property at the gateway to one of the hottest...

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Chef Luke Palladino is excited to announce that Palladino’s at 1934 East Passyunk Avenue will open for business this Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 5:00pm.  Palladino’s will...

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