The South Street Headhouse District 2017 Annual Report and 5-year Plan is available for review. There will be a public hearing concerning the re-authorization of the South Street Headhouse District, as well as the Five-Year Plan and Budget, on Wednesday October 11, 2017, from 6pm- 9pm located at Old Pine Community Center, 401 Lombard Street.
SSHD makes Headhouse Plaza Presentation On February 2nd, SSHD staff made a public presentation to update residents and community members about the upcoming Headhouse Plaza Improvement Project. The audience of about 70 interested stakeholders took time to learn about projects updates and provide questions and input about design, accessibility, lighting and landscaping. Overall, the project
The South Street Headhouse District is proud to announce the Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Since 1993, SSHD has honored business people and residents by celebrating their longevity and service to the District. After a long hiatus, the Hall of Fame was re-instated last spring and this year we welcome four new honorees. Joel
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,