Philadelphia Inquirer “On South Street, an annual celebration of Easter finery” By Jacob Adelman, March 29, 2016 There were Mad Hatter-inspired top hats, handmade green-and-orange porkpies and bunny-bedecked sun caps. But the best bonnet of all was the one worn by Joules Santos, according to the judges at this year’s Easter Promenade on South Street…..more.
Billy Penn “How Philly’s famous Easter Promenade died, and was resurrected” By Danya Henninger March 26, 2016 Strutting around in finery on Easter Sunday became common long before Philadelphia had a coordinated Promenade. In East Coast metropolises of the late 19th century, Easter was considered even more of a major shopping holiday than Christmas, so
Conde Nast Traveler “The 6 Best Places to Eat in Philadelphia Right Now” by Ashlea Halpern April 04, 2016 Hungry Pigeon f you walk into this Fabric Row restaurant and smell garbage, fear not: it’s just Birchrun Hills’ Red Cat cheese baking in the oven. The scent is noxious but the velvety taste, when
StreetsDept.com is a Philly-based photo-blog founded by Conrad Benner in January 2011 that documents and celebrates street art, graffiti, and urban exploration in and around the City of Philadelphia. #StreetsDeptTurns5 is a show aimed at celebrating artists in Philadelphia who put their work up on the streets, as well as the 5th anniversary of StreetsDept.com.
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