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Reminder- the SOSNA office is closed today and trash/recycling pick up is one da...

Reminder- the SOSNA office is closed today and trash/recycling pick up is one day delayed for Memorial Day. Have a safe, happy day as we thank and remember those who served.

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You have 9 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

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Farewell to a Tiny Church at 17th & Alter

At the corner of 17th & Alter, just a few steps south of Washington Avenue, we recently discovered a building getting demolished...

...just a few steps south of Washington Avenue, we recently discovered a building getting demolished. 1112 S. 17th St. was, for many years, a church, and was most recently home to the Commission Community...

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The first Triangles Summer Music Series concert (scheduled for tonight) has been...

The first Triangles Summer Music Series concert (scheduled for tonight) has been CANCELLED due to weather! We'll be back next week on Thursday, May 28th from 6-8pm!

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Around South Philly 5-21-2015

Photo 1: South Philly native and Little League superstar Mo’ne Davis visited the Marian Anderson Recreation Center, 740 S. 17th St., May 11 to sign shoes from her Because I am a Girl collection, with proceeds going to recovery efforts in Nepal.

Photo 7: On May 14, the South of South Neighborhood Association tabbed Toria Best, a student at Chester A. Arthur School, 2000 Catharine St., as the winner of its 2014 Michele Cutner Award, named for a first grader whom a stray bullet killed in 1994. 

...becoming the first locally-based honoree of The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia, 1166 S. Broad St.

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Photo 2: Gold Star Park, Seventh and Wharton streets, held a Kids@Play celebration May 9.

Photo 4: May 9’s Get Fit & Dance for Vienna event at Crossfit PHL, 1414 S. Darien St., raised funds for Vienna Galano, a local girl who is battling leukemia.

Photo 5: The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia endowed local priest Douglas McKay with its Peace Award at Popi’s Italian Restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St., May 1.

Photo 6: St. Monica’s Parish held its 20th annual raffle May 8 at its senior school, 2500 S. 16th St.

...s harried herd, the 64-year-old founder and chaplain of Our House Ministries Inc, 1439 S. 29th St., will receive the St. Rita Peace Award, becoming the first locally-based honoree of The...

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The monthly PSA 3 meeting is at 6pm TONIGHT in the basement of Gospel Baptist Ch...

The monthly PSA 3 meeting is at 6pm TONIGHT in the basement of Gospel Baptist Church (1327 S 19th). This is the best place to go for information on crime between Federal and Morris. Join your neighbor and NNA Public Safety committee co-chair Miguel Garces to speak with 17th District police officers.

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A Birthday Month Update

...awesome things snuck in pre-May. First: the Joe Pug concert at Boot and Saddle (1131 South Broad Street), which I hiiiighly recommend. We were right up front, drinks were cheap, and the venue...

...around the Italian Market Festival, and, when it got too crowded, drank margs at Cantina (1651 East Passyunk Avenue) instead. Mexicans and Italians both hold very special places in my heart...

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...so unique. Next was the Yelp Nautical by Nature Party at the Independence Seaport Museum (211 South Columbus Boulevard), where I tried delicious food, danced, and saw what was in the (tarot) cards for...

I tried out The Olde Bar (125 Walnut Street) for a very delicious work outing (guys – the drinks! You need the Pepper Pot and...

...the week, I was joined by my momma for dinner at Charlie Was A Sinner (131 South 13th Street) where we ate ridiculously good ricotta and avocado toasts, followed by a beautiful performance of...

...vendors was so great, and very affordable. Later that week, I attended the Positano Coast (212 Walnut Street) 10th Anniversary Party with some of my girlfriends. So much fun...

...that evening with the easily the highlight of my month so far: the Ralph’s (760 South 9th Street) 115th Anniversary Dinner, where my dad and I met some very nice table mates, ate...

...t anymore…and met Marc Vetri. I got my hair dyed red at Headhouse Salon (141 League Street). I bopped around the Italian Market Festival, and, when it got too crowded, drank margs...

I had brunch at with my parents at Juniper Commons (521 South Broad Street), and received some super thoughtful gifts, pretty much all from the Marcie/Valerie empire. I...

...the Marcie/Valerie empire. I got an amazing 90 minute pedicure at JC Fancy Nails (119 South 22nd Street), and delivery from Breezy’s Cafe (1200 Point Breeze Avenue). And to top it all...

...pedicure at JC Fancy Nails (119 South 22nd Street), and delivery from Breezy’s Cafe (1200 Point Breeze Avenue). And to top it all off, I shopped the non-sale room at Anthropologie...

...but how could you tell? I know.), tonight I’m off to finally try Kanella (1001 Spruce Street) with my buddies. I’m feeling very busy, but mostly #blessed. I’ll be back...

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Join us tomorrow night for the first edition of the Summer Music Series at the G...

Join us tomorrow night for the first edition of the Summer Music Series at the Grays Ferry Triangles Project! We'll have the Large Amish Hadron Collidor playing and food by Just Jackie's!

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BBQ Grill Safety from the @PhillyFireDept : Propane & charcoal grills can only b...

BBQ Grill Safety from the @PhillyFireDept : Propane & charcoal grills can only be used outdoors: http://ow.ly/NcnbN

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Registration is OPEN for our next Night Out with NNA! Join us at PEP Bowl on Sat...

Registration is OPEN for our next Night Out with NNA! Join us at PEP Bowl on Saturday, June 6th from 7 - 9 pm for an evening of bowling with your neighbors and friends. Registration is only $5, and the bowling alley is BYO!

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Will somebody please give these people a DVD copy of ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’?

Facebook has alerted me to an emergency situation in the vicinity of 13th and Reed streets. Aghast at a troubling gap in a fellow American's cinematic literacy, one selfless hero seeks to get his/her roommate to finally watch the 1982 teen sex comedy prototype, Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

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Primary Day

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Don't forget to vote today! Look here for your polling place if you don't know it.

Don't forget to vote today! Look here for your polling place if you don't know it.

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TOMORROW is the Philadelphia primary election! The polls are open from 7am -8pm,...

TOMORROW is the Philadelphia primary election! The polls are open from 7am -8pm, please get out there and VOTE! Don't know your polling place? Look it up here:

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