Apr 27

Updated Apr 28

New Bus Shelters in South Philadelphia

...got report of the new bus shelters being put up on the Southwest corner of Broad St and Oregon Ave, where route 7 and G runs.  We received some inquiries last Friday when the old...

    New Bus Shelters in South Philadelphia | Philadelight
    There has been a quite a few transportation developments happening in deep South Philly as of late. Septa recently announced that bike racks are coming to their Oregon station on the Broad Street Line. On a larger scale, the Philly Transit Shelter Project, which aims to bring 600 new transit shelters to the city, has started making some moves in South Philadelphia.
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  • The bus shelter is great for our seniors and individuals with disabilities. Also it enhances the area and brings shelter to those unseen occurrences.

Jan 30

Philly Cooks 2017

1101 W. Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122

    Philly Cooks 2017 | Philadelight
    Philly Cooks, Philadelphia magazine and Foobooz's annual food and drink festival returns to Philadelphia on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 from 6:30pm-9pm at the Sheraton Philadelphia. Early bird specials have sold out, but tickets are still on sale for $99, which will get you all-you-can-eat food from some of the best chefs in the city, all-you-can-drink beer, wine ...
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Dec 28

Otis & Pickles Speakeasy coming to Whitman/Pennsport

Located at the former Cooley’s Bar at 2500 South 3rd Street, Otis & Pickles is a new bar that will be inclusive of new Philadelphians, without alienating...

    Otis & Pickles Speakeasy coming to Whitman/Pennsport | Philadelight
    Otis & Pickles Speakeasy, a craft beer and cocktail bar in the Whitman/Pennsport neighborhood of South Philly, is expected to open its doors January 2017. Located at the former Cooley's Bar at 2500 South 3rd Street, Otis & Pickles is a new bar that will be inclusive of new Philadelphians, without alienating any of the old ...
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Feb 17 2016

Oregon Ave median strip becomes dumpsite; utility poles to fall

...being placed right in the center of Oregon Ave weekly. Literally on the median of 10th and Oregon Ave, the middle of the street where cars are illegally parked. Cars parking on the median...

    Oregon Ave median strip becomes dumpsite; utility poles to fall | Philadelight
    Our editors received this neighborhood complaint from a concerned South Philadelphian last night. We are still trying to follow up and verify the issues brought up in this email. If anyone has any updates or information regarding the issue, please share. The source reports that Oregon ave, neglected by the city, has succumb to becoming a literal dumpsite.
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Jan 14 2016

Best Brunch Cafes in Philadelphia 2016

816 N 4th St

428 N 13th St

This article has 3 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

800 North 4th Street

302 W Oregon Ave

910 Christian St.

    Best Brunch Cafes in Philadelphia 2016 | Philadelight
    Brunching is one of the fasting growing hobby in Philadelphia. With dozens of brunch cafes and restaurants opening annually, it can be difficult not to overlook the best brunch spots. Here is our list of the best must-try brunch places for your brunching adventures, boozy or not.
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Dec 22 2015

Philadelphia Libraries the new scene: Meet, Yoga, Learn

The Whitman Library branch serving Pennsport and Whitman at 2nd and Snyder Ave offers various different classes and events each week. Adult Education Classes are offered to help...

    Philadelphia Libraries the new scene: Meet, Yoga, Learn | Philadelight
    The future for the Free Library of Philadelphia is looking up a year after the big scare that promised the closing of 11 public library branches. The Free Library of Philadelphia was awarded a $26 million grant from the William Penn Foundation last year. Much of that money went into upgrading and renovating six of ...
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Nov 09 2015

Philadelphia Libraries are the new scene: Meet, Yoga, Learn

The Whitman Library branch serving Pennsport and Whitman at 2nd and Snyder Ave offers various different classes and events each week. Adult Education Classes are offered to help...

    Philadelphia Libraries are the new scene: Meet, Yoga, Learn | Philadelight
    The future for the Free Library of Philadelphia is looking up a year after the big scare that promised the closing of 11 public library branches. The Free Library of Philadelphia was awarded a $26 million grant from the William Penn Foundation last year. Much of that money went into upgrading and renovating six of ...
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Nov 09 2015

What’s Coming to 10th and Oregon Ave?

What’s Coming to 10th and Oregon Ave?

    What's Coming to 10th and Oregon Ave? | Philadelight
    What's happening at the southwest corner of 10th St and Oregon Ave? The contractors have ripped down the old buildings, dug up the ground, and are amidst a new construction project. One of the buildings torn down used to house Candelaria Produce (2700 S 10th St).
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Nov 09 2015

Breezy’s Cafe Not Closing Permanently

Philly.com gave Point Breeze residents quite a scare when they announced in their headline that Breezy Cafe located at 1200 Point Breeze was closing. Kristin from Breezy’s Cafe was quick to ensure fans that Breezy’s Cafe is looking for a new location to move to and will not be closing permanently.

    Breezy's Cafe Not Closing Permanently | Philadelight
    Philly.com gave Point Breeze residents quite a scare when they announced in their headline that Breezy Cafe located at 1200 Point Breeze was closing. Kristin from Breezy's Cafe was quick to ensure fans that Breezy's Cafe is looking for a new location to move to and will not be closing permanently.
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Nov 09 2015

TD Bank Robber Still Wanted in Whitman

Police and FBI are still searching for a suspect who robbed TD Bank in South Philadelphia last Wednesday, October 15th. The robbery occurred in broad daylight at the TD Bank branch on the 2600 block of South 5th Street in the Whitman neighborhood.

    TD Bank Robber Still Wanted in Whitman | Philadelight
    Police and FBI are still searching for a suspect who robbed TD Bank in South Philadelphia last Wednesday, October 15th. The robbery occurred in broad daylight at the TD Bank branch on the 2600 block of South 5th Street in the Whitman neighborhood. Investigators said the suspect walked into the bank at 3:22 p.m.
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Nov 09 2015

Halloween for the Family in Whitman South Philly

...or-treat at the Whitman Library! Take your kids to the Whitman Library located at 200 Snyder Ave on Monday, October 26th at 4pm. That will give kids the chance to go home...

Looking for something a little more interactive for the family? On Thursday, October 29, Mifflin Square Park is hosting their Annual Halloween Park Cleanup & Mask Making Contest at 6th & Ritner Street from 3:30-6:30pm. Bring your joy and share it with the neighborhood!

    Halloween for the Family in Whitman South Philly | Philadelight
    Halloween is here already! If you and your family are looking for things to do in Philly, look no further than the Whitman neighborhood of South Philly. The Halloween events around the area focus on kid-friendly and family fun. If you don't want your little ones wandering the streets late at night to trick-or-treat, consider ...
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