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Archives for February 2016
In what is looking to be a banner quarter for the District, we welcome eight new businesses that opened over the past few weeks, with more announcements and openings waiting in the wings. Lipstick Lounge is located on 2nd Street next to Headhouse Books. Owner Rita Marie Pinto is a Certified Professional Makeup Artist and specializes
Philly AIDS Thrift is pleased to award 17 local organizations with $147,000 in grant funding for their work in fighting HIV/AIDS in the Delaware Valley. The recently announced grants will bring PAT’s total contributions to the community to $1,470,000. Monies for the awards comes from two retail operations that turn gently used thrift items into
A trio of shows will end the 55 year run for the venerable theatre on South 8th Street. In February, an avante garde adaptation of Hamlet will take the stage over Valentine’s Weekend and Divine Awakening, a John Waters themed burlesque, will give the Red Room a thrill on February 19th & 20th.
SSHD announces a new partnership with SCORE (Service Core of Retired Executives) Philadelphia Chapter. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship for over fifty years. Supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to a network of
4th Street / Fabric Row Street Lighting Celebrated Dozens of business people and neighbors gathered with city officials on a brisk Monday night to throw the ceremonial switch on the new lights on 4th Street. Councilman Mark Squilla, Philadelphia Streets Commissioner Donald Carlton, Commerce Director Harold Epps, Philadelphia Director of Planning & Development Anne Fadullon,
Preparations have begun for the 4th Annual South Street Headhouse Spring Festival to be held on Saturday, May 7th, from 11am-8pm. To download the application and for answers to frequently asked questions about the process of applying: CLICK HERE – 2016 Spring Festival Application Take advantage of our early bird pricing and