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NEW CAT HOUSING UNITS INSTALLED AT OLD CITY ADOPTION CENTER

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    NEW CAT HOUSING UNITS INSTALLED AT OLD CITY ADOPTION CENTER - Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
    They're finally here: after ten years and nearly 8000 feline residents, cats at PAWS' Old City adoption center have gotten an upgrade! New housing units arrived this weekend, and the final cat has been switched over to their new and improved living space. Magnolia (below) and her friends have PAWS' supporters to thank for their ...
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Years Later, Renovation and Reuse at 23rd & South

Years Later, Renovation and Reuse at 23rd & South

    Years Later, Renovation and Reuse at 23rd & South - OCF Realty
    In their 1963 song "South Street," when the Orlons referred to the "hippest street in town," they were unquestionably referring to South Street on the eastern side of Broad. We don't remember quite that far back, but according to our memory, South Street East has always dominated South Street West in terms of energy, pedestrian traffic, and the sheer number of businesses.
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POLS ON THE STREET: Don’t Tax You, Don’t Tax Me; Tax That Man Behind That Tree

IN ADVANCE of last weekend’s Odunde festival, the 2300 block of South Street was renamed “Lois Fernandez Way” in honor of its founder. Holding the street sign was...

    POLS ON THE STREET: Don't Tax You, Don't Tax Me; Tax That Man Behind That Tree
    BY JOE SHAHEELI Just by looking at the calendar, it's obvious that all proposed tax hikes face an uphill battle both on Capitol Hill and in City Hall this year. That's because the all-important political races of the next 12 months - in the statewide November general election and in the 2019 municipal primary - are underway now.
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6 days ago

PHL Council added 8 new photos.

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, Councilmember Helen Gym, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, Councilman Al Taubenberger, Rep. Jordan Harris and community members unveiled the street sign for the 2300 block of South Street on Saturday, June 9th which has been renamed as ‘Lois Fernandez Way.’ The event recognized Ms. Fernandez’s life and legacy ahead of THE OFFICIAL ODUNDE FESTIVAL on Sunday, June 10th. Ms. Fernandez founded ODUNDE as a street festival to celebrate African cultures more than four decades ago. Ms. Fernandez also spent her life advocating for African culture, education, and working to improve quality of life for children and seniors.

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Jun 10

Odunde Festival carries on, brimming with African pride as its founder would have wanted

A day before this year’s celebration — featuring food, dance and crafts — the city recognized Fernandez by renaming the 2300 block of South Street, the epicenter of Odunde, as “Lois Fernandez Way.”

    Odunde Festival carries on, brimming with African pride as its founder would have wanted
    Despite dreary and sometimes drippy skies, Philadelphia celebrated the 43rd annual Odunde Festival Sunday the way in which its late founder would have wanted: with unbridled enthusiasm for African culture. Lois Fernandez died last August at age 81.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 10

Philly’s 43rd Odunde Festival celebrates African spirituality and cultural connection

Oludina remembers Odunde in its early days as a three-day block party. Now in its 43rd year, the week-long festival is one the largest African-American festivals in the country, concluding Sunday with the procession, as well as food, crafts, and musical performances at 23rd and South streets.

This year was its first without founder Lois Fernandez, who died in August 2017 at the age of 81. City officials named the 2300 block of South Street after Fernandez on Saturday.

    Philly's 43rd Odunde Festival celebrates African spirituality and cultural connection
    But at the Odunde festival in South Philly on Sunday, that tributary of the Delaware became a kind of altar as practitioners of Ifa, a belief system related to the Yoruba religion of Nigeria, processed to the South Street Bridge where about a hundred people gathered to celebrate Osun, the river goddess, as a way to welcome the Yoruba new year.
    https://whyy.org

Jun 10

23rd and South was named Lois Fernandez way in honor of the founder of the Odunde Festival

23rd and South was named Lois Fernandez way in honor of the founder of the Odunde Festival

    23rd and South was named Lois Fernandez way in honor of the founder of the Odunde Festival
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Jun 10

Center City street renamed for Odunde Festival founder

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson was part of the ceremony Saturday to rename the corner of 23rd and South streets after Lois Fernandez.

    Center City street renamed for Odunde Festival founder
    Neighbors gathered in Center City this weekend to honor the founder of the Odunde Festival. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson was part of the ceremony Saturday to rename the corner of 23rd and South streets after Lois Fernandez. Fernandez passed away last year. Each year, the festival attracts people from all around the world to Philadelphia to celebrate African culture.
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Jun 10

Jun 10

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Jun 09

Temporary station interruption: Starting toda...

Temporary station interruption: Starting today and into tomorrow, the 23rd & South and Grays Ferry & Pemberton stations will be temporarily unavailable during the Odunde Festival. As always, check the Indego app for nearby bike and dock availability! http://ow.ly/tl4Q30kppGl

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    Temporary station interruption: Starting today and into tomorrow, the 23rd & South and Grays Ferry & Pemberton stations will be temporarily unavailable during the Odunde Festival. As always, check...
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Jun 09

Weekend Phillyfun Picks: June 8-10

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    Weekend Phillyfun Picks: June 8-10 - PhillyFun4Kids
    Beautiful weather is here and there is so much to do in and around Philly this weekend for families. Don't miss all the festival fun in Philly this weekend! Wayne Music Festival Saturday June 9 2pm - 10pm Wayne, PA The Wayne Music Festival annual event attracts more than 10,000 people each year to enjoy a ...
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Jun 08

For the first time in 43 years, Philly's world-famous Odunde festival will happen without its founder this weekend

Fernandez, a pillar in Philadelphia’s African American community, died last Aug. 13 at age 81. On Saturday morning, the City of Philadelphia is honoring her legacy by the honorary naming of the 2300 block of South Street as “Lois Fernandez Way.”

    Odunde continues for 43rd year, but this time without founder
    The founder of the U.S.'s largest and longest-running African American street festival died last year. But her legacy continues through her daughter who has been running the festival for the past 22 years. - Meghan Bobrowsky, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 08

Odunde continues for 43rd year, but this time without founder

Fernandez, a pillar in Philadelphia’s African American community, died on Aug. 13, 2017, at age 81. On Saturday morning, the City of Philadelphia is honoring her legacy by renaming the 2300 block of South Street “Lois Fernandez Way.”

    Odunde continues for 43rd year, but this time without founder
    The founder of the U.S.'s largest and longest-running African American street festival died last year. But her legacy continues through her daughter who has been running the festival for the past 22 years. - Meghan Bobrowsky, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 08

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Jun 08

Weekend Things To Do In Philly ~ Philadelphia International Festival Of The Arts Street Festival, Philly Beer Week, Philadelphia Great Chefs Event, Odunde Festival, LGTB Pride Parade and Festival, Burger Brawl and More!

Odunde Festival ~ June 10 ~ From 10 am – 8 pm. Held at 23rd and Lombard streets to Grays Ferry Avenue; 20th to 23rd streets on South Street. Enjoy this African...

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...of the Arts (PIFA) ~ June 8 – 10 ~ Held at various locations including the Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street. The festival features more than 50 captivating performances curated by the Kimmel Center for the...

...Pop Philly ~ June 8 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 8 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 8 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ June 8 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 8 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 8 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

Liberty Lands Market ~ June 9 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ June 9 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philly ~ Philadelphia International Festival Of The Arts Street Festival, Philly Beer Week, Philadelphia Great Chefs Event, Odunde Festival, LGTB Pride Parade and Festival, Burger Brawl and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ June 8 - 14 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

Jun 07

Odunde, anyone? Philadelphia’s leading cultural festival returns — June 10, 2018

...KRS will be performing his brand of high-octane classic rap at the stage at 23rd and South at 6 p.m...

    Odunde, anyone? Philadelphia's leading cultural festival returns
    If the blockbuster success of "Black Panther" has taught us anything, it's that African-Americans still prize their ties to the Motherland. While the fictional country of Wakanda sadly exists only on screen, there is an American version of it right in the midst of Philadelphia.
    https://whyy.org

Jun 07

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The Annual Odunde Festival Returns June 10 To Celebrate African Cultures In Philadelphia

The Odunde Festival, which is inspired by Nigerian Yoruba culture and the Yoruba religion, begins at 10 a.m. and commences in earnest with a procession at noon from 23rd & South streets to the Schuylkill River to honor the Yoruba goddess of the river, Oshun, with offerings of fruit and flowers.

From there, festival attendees head back to South Street for the fest, which runs on South Street from 20th Street to 23rd Street and from 23rd & Lombard streets to Grays Ferry Avenue.

    The East Coast's Largest Festival Celebrating African Cultures Returns To Philly This Sunday
    The Odunde Festival, one of the largest celebrations of African cultures in the nation, returns to Philadelphia this Sunday, June 10. Drawing up to 500,000 people each year, the fest - which takes over 10 blocks of Philly's Graduate Hospital neighborhood for its 43rd year - brings together arts and traditions from across the African diaspora.
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Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 4 – 10

Odunde Festival ~ June 10 ~ From 10 am – 8 pm. Held at 23rd and Lombard streets to Grays Ferry Avenue; 20th to 23rd streets on South Street. Enjoy this African...

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...of the Arts (PIFA) ~ June 4 – 10 ~ Held at various locations including the Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street. The festival features more than 50 captivating performances curated by the Kimmel Center for the...

...Pop Philly ~ June 4 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 4 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 4 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ June 4 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 4 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 4 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...Historical Museum ~ June 6 ~ From 10 am to 3 pm at American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Avenue. Enjoy FREE admission to include guided tours at 11 am and 2 pm highlighting the...

Mural Arts Philadelphia Wall Ball & After Party ~ June 7 ~  Held at  The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street. Wall Ball 6 pm – 10 pm & After Party 9:30 pm – Midnight. Celebrate the beautiful...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 4 - 10
    It's going to be a fun packed week of things to do in Philadelphia from June 4 - 10, 2018!
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

Jun 03

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May 29

World-Renowned Odunde Festival Returns to South Philly

Sunday, June 10, Odunde's big street festival will begin at 10 a.m. at 23rd and South streets. The festival features a marketplace loaded with vendors from selling merchandise from many African nations, the Caribbean and Brazil.  

...Avenue and South Street. Entertainment and music stages can be found at the intersections of Grays Ferry Avenue and Fitzwater Street in addition to Grays Ferry Avenue and South Street. Porta-potties can be found at...

...in addition to Grays Ferry Avenue and South Street. Porta-potties can be found at 24th and Bainbridge Street and at 21st and South Street...

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6 p.m., Art Sanctuary, 628 S. 16th St., Philadelphia

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., African American Museum, 7th and Arch streets, Philadelphia

6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Expressive Hand Studio, 9th and Bainbridge streets

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. , Federal Reserve Bank, 6th and Arch streets, Philadelphia

The Odunde Festival offers a number of food trucks and other vendors along Grays Ferry Avenue and South Street. Entertainment and music stages can be found at the intersections of Grays Ferry Avenue and...

...and South Street. Porta-potties can be found at 24th and Bainbridge Street and at 21st and South Street...

    World-Renowned Odunde Festival Returns to South Philly
    The culture, spirit and economic importance of Africa will bring hundreds of thousands of people to South Philadelphia in June for the Odunde Festival, the largest African festival in the nation. Sunday, June 10, Odunde's big street festival will begin at 10 a.m. at 23rd and South streets.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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