Billy Penn…Who’s Next Arts? Public art here in Philly is in a special season. It seems like regularly another young Philadelphia artist starts working with the likes of designer Patricia Field or creates gorgeous album art for an up-and-coming musician. Still, we weren’t expecting to receive the more than 125 nominations that we did. Aubrie Costello
PHILADELPHIA — With classic rowhouse architecture, brick sidewalks and narrow streets, some charming neighborhoods in Philadelphia can almost make you forget about cheesesteaks, Rocky and that whole American Revolution thing. Almost. Read more about Magic Gardens & Jim’s Steaks.
By Dan McKay Pizza may be the perfect food — it’s portable, cheap, and healthy-ish (the toppings, sauce, and bread fit somewhere in the food pyramid). And while NYC and Chicago like to believe they make the best pies in America (NYC water, yada yada; deep dish, blah blah blah), Philly should get a little
The threat of rain didn’t deter more than 50,000 people from visiting South Street this past weekend. South Street Headhouse District kicked the summer off this past Saturday during its South Street Spring Festival, where more than 200 businesses along the corridor came out and participated in the celebration for the masses. Read more…
One needs enterprise to engender an existence as an entrepreneur, especially when his or her products concern pleasing palates. Six years into her life as a proprietor, Megan Kennedy has proven a courageous creator and has captured the curiosity and consistent companionship of locals’ taste buds through The Sweet Life Bakery, 740 South St. “There’s
This upcoming Saturday is the 4th annual South Street Spring Festival on South Street. PHL17’s David Grzybowski got a sneak preview of this weekends event with Mike Harris, executive Director of the South Street Headhouse District and Bridget Foy and Paul Rodriguez, owners of Bridget Foy’s bar and restaurant. check out the news story and
South Street is arguably the most famous street in Philadelphia and for the fourth year in a row, the city celebrates its rich cultural diversity with the South Street Spring Festival on Saturday, May 7th. Over 58,000 people came out last year for the local eats, art stalls, and of course, live music. This year,
Marilyn is joined by Mike Harris, Executive Director of the South Street Headhouse District. he gives you all the details on the fourth annual South Street Spring Festival happening Saturday, May 7th from 11a-8p…. Listen here..
Total sensory overload. That’s one thing Julia Zagar’s Eyes Gallery shares with her husband Isaiah’s famed, mosaic-covered Magic Gardens. With three floors of items around the world stacked floor to ceiling, her store is a riot of colors, textures and designs. It’s as much spectacle as it is shopping experience. And though Zagar laughs at
by Andrew Kramer PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Tens of thousands of people are once again expected in South Philadelphia on May 7th for the 4th annual South Street Spring Festival. Executive Director of the South Street Headhouse District Michael Harris calls it their “premiere local showcase:”… Read more and listen to the interview here.