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wo weeks after he would have begun his 16th term in Harrisburg, Robert Donatucci received posthumous plaudits Jan. 19 from a saddened, yet appreciative crowd at the Girard Academic Music Program, 2136 Ritner St. The evening accolades for the deceased state representative occurred in the school’s auditorium, one of numerous projects he made possible in his 30 years of assisting multiple South Philadelphia communities. Doubling as a meeting for the Girard Estate Area Residents civic group, the 45-minute gathering balanced somber moments with warm tributes and featured See DONATUCCI page 9
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ysfunctional families lead to dysfunctional communities,” A. Rahim Islam said Monday at Charles Y. Audenried Sr. High School, 3301 Tasker St. Fed up with both, the president and CEO of Universal Companies, 800 S. 15th St., united with community leaders and elected officials to celebrate the organization’s receipt of a $500,000 Promise Neighborhoods Initiative grant that will enable Islam and Universal’s founder, Kenny Gamble, to enhance the academic, aesthetic, communal and economic identities of Grays Ferry and Point Breeze. Audenried’s auditorium served as the location for the 90-minute explanation of Universal’s desire to engender pride in the communities, which the Philadelphia City Planning Commission in September 2009 recertified as blighted and needing revitalization. “These areas have many challenges,” Islam said. With Census Bureau and School District of Philadelphia statistics guiding him, Islam revealed that 15 to 17 percent unemployment levels dog the two sections, whose combined See NEIGHBORHOODS page 12
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What are your thoughts on City Council President Anna Verna not seeking re-election? “I think it’s about time that she retires. You need new ideas, new blood. Change is a good thing.” Rick Work, Juniper and Porter streets
“She is excellent. You could always go to her with anything and she would always follow up. She always made sure someone sent a letter. Everyone has to go sometime, though. Best of luck to her.” Evelyn White, 21st Street and Point Breeze Avenue
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A nation in decay To the Editor: Take a look of the shame and disgrace of the world’s richest country. Our leaders have set the worst kind of example for others to see and scoff at. Six-hundred-thousand of our bridges are structurally unsound, some which have collapsed, killing a number of innocents. Our drinking water has become contaminated and undrinkable in too many areas. Our roads and highways are crumbling. Dams are failing and have and will continue to cause rampant flooding and unbelievable amounts of money down the drain. According to newscasts, it is going to take $3 billion and five years to fix all of this. America and all of its infrastructure is going completely to hell because they claim there is no money. Doesn’t it seem strange there is no funds to fix these things, but we are able to give trillions of dollars to the rich who did not need or deserve it. The stench of it all is overwhelming. Brother — if ever it was time to completely clean out almost all of the political henchmen in Washington, D.C., that are murdering America — the time sure is way past due. Get them out of office before they can do any more harm to our country because it is obvious they don’t care a damn about what they are doing to it. It seems none of them can think and act as individuals, but can only function as a group with no individuality, thought, input or dissent because it’s what their party wants and damn your disagreements or disruptive input. That follow-the-leader mentality is a deprivation of some worthwhile and constructive ideas that remain muted and choked on. We will not see these critical repairs to our country because of the catering to lobbying and the true bosses of America. I remain appalled, disgusted and torn up by this neglect and decay of my beautiful country! Frank Cavallero South Philadelphia
Where have all of my neighbors gone? To the Editor: Here in South Philly, life goes on, but where have all of my neighbors gone? Some to Washington Township I hear and other parts of Jersey far and near.
Some to Marlton, some to Audubon, Pine Hill, Voorhees and Avalon. And we remember so fond those gone to the great beyond. We scrubbed our steps every day and sat watching our kids at play. Those were the days that would not end, now they are all gone with the wind. Margie Domard South Philadelphia
Extraordinary attention To the Editor: Thank you “South Philly Review” for informing your readers of the appearance of Our Lady of Guadalupe (“Ladylike mission,” Jan. 13). Joseph Myers and Bill Gelman were going about their ordinary routine of interviewing and editing stories. On an ordinary day, someone extraordinary was humbly asking permission to be present among us and found ears open to her plea. As the handmaid of the lord, Mary never imposes. Rather she indicates her desires and awaits a response. Thus far, South Philly responded in the affirmative and nothing but good has come from inviting this miraculous image of Mary to grace the City of Brotherly Love, the birthplace of our nation. Our Lady of Guadalupe is capable of doing what we poor humans could never do. She intercedes for us par excellence and brings graces to all those who come to her with their needs. I pray Our Lady of Guadalupe will obtain blessings for each staff member and all who support the project with prayer, advice or monetary contributions. Sister Mary Paula Beierschmitt American Academy of the Sacred Arts South Philadelphia
Fueling debate To the Editor: A letter written three years ago faulted the federal government about fuel costs and warned about a future price of $5 for a gallon. Gasoline prices are up and climbing. All kinds of reasons will be given and broad-
cast from the leftist, lying media. America is replete with oil, under the ground and under her oceans. Democratic party/government and its job-killing Environmental Protection Agency and their taxes, controls and regualtions on oil, air, water, crops, foods, cars, trucks, planes, lands, banks, houses, buildings, toilets, tools, light bulbs, medicines, doctors, teachers, police, mothers, fathers, children, etc. have caused the high prices of gasoline and everything else for Americans. Republicans are at fault for being cowardly, being mute and allowing the Democrats and their news-omitting media to fool and abuse the people. We know that a rise in fuel cost will drive up the cost of all products on the market. The forces in the economy that move prices upward have already been ignited by government manipulation and the convergence of all these forces will be devastating. Americans must learn that they cannot trust the federal government to run their economy. Is the federal government too big? It is why the Constitution limits the federal government in Article 1, section 8, to provide for the defense, the general welfare of the United States and about 15 other powers, but the affairs of the people should be taken up when necessary at their state and local governments. Alfred Essex South Philadelphia For the record In the South Philly Review’s Community Guide 2011, 1st District state Sen. Larry Farnese’s office is at 1801 S. Broad St. and its telephone number is 215-952-3121. Comment on these letters or topics at www.southphillyreview.com/opinion/letters.
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hope the Super Bowl matchup leaves diehard Eaglesâ€™ fans ruing their teamâ€™s refusal to realize that their leader is an example of the type of wuss Ed Rendell loves to disparage. Andy Reid manages this team as well as he manages his diet. I was once a big boy, too, so he has my sympathy for his corporeal conundrums. His coaching, however, earns no reprieve. I have always enjoyed the belief that people can learn from their losses. What excuse can Reid offer? Why, after 12 seasons, does he still seem like a fledgling novice? Too little oxygen going to his brain? An inherent desire for inhaling Ho Hos over examining xâ€™s and oâ€™s? Who knows? What I do know is that two teams with
far more pluck (my writing this for a family paper limits my vocabulary!) are Dallasbound. The Packers twice came to Philadelphia, this season, scoring a pair of wins. The Steelers will appear in their franchiseâ€™s eighth Super Bowl and will chase their seventh win. The Eagles are the NFLâ€™s equivalent of the New York Mets. While the New York Yankees contend for division titles and World Series crowns, the Mets pursue .500 seasons. While the Steelers chase immortality, the Eagles covet 10-win seasons that dupe fans even more. What will it be next season, Andy? Can you convince the front office to upgrade the defense this offseason? If you do that, which I feel is the hugest task you have, this team could go far. I will not put you in next seasonâ€™s Super Bowl, but you should score at least one playoff win. Your job will grow even safer and the front office will likely extend your contract. If those occur, your refrigerator will be the happiest appliance in town. SPR
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South Philadelphia High, 2101 S. Broad St., basketball player is still on the mend after being attacked on the way to the team bus last week. “He’s doing a lot better,” coach George Anderson said Tuesday of junior forward Kyhir Davis. “He’s not back in school yet. He’s getting his work done from home.” Southern made a late-game comeback by making two foul shots in the final 30 seconds of the fourth quarter to take a two-point advantage Jan. 18 against Overbrook High School, Anderson said. Southern held on to the 55-53 lead and won the game. “There was no confrontation in the game,” he said. “There were no technical fouls. We had the regular handshakes after the game.” However, as the team loaded the bus around 6 p.m., snowballs and punches were thrown by some of their opponents. Led by the assistant coaches, the Southern players filed from the Overbrook gym to the bus that was parked about 30 yards from the exit. Anderson trailed behind carrying equipment bags, but saw some commotion up ahead. “I realized it looked like a scuffle in front of the bus,” he said. “It wasn’t a scuffle. It was a group of students assaulting another student in front of the bus and that was Kyhir.” Davis, a reserve on Southern’s varsity basketball team, was the last student in line, but snowballs were hurled from across the street at him and his teammates as they scurried on the bus. As Davis tried to step aboard, a few students pulled him back and began kicking and punching the 16-year-old, Anderson said. The doors to the bus were closed to prevent anyone else from hopping inside. “It was very rapid-fire,” he said. “Bang, bang. Everything happened quickly.” When Anderson caught up, he too was punched in the back of the head, but turned to aid Davis. “Basically at that time, I kneeled down with Kyhir and realized he was hurt pretty bad,” Anderson said. Police arrived to disperse the crowd, and Davis, who briefly lost consciousness during the assault, was transported to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where his facial contusions were treated and he received about five stitches near his eye,
Lt. John Walker of Southwest Detective Division said. Four Overbrook students were suspended three to five days for the incident, School District of Philadelphia spokeswoman Shana Kemp said. Three of them were on the basketball team while the fourth was a cheerleader. No arrests have been made as of press time, but the police are interviewing students, coaches and fans that were in attendance, Walker said. “We’re still working on identifying the people responsible for the beating,” he said. “We’re hoping to, by the end of the week, have a handle on who committed the crime.” To report information, call Southwest Detectives at 215-686-3183.
Denial reversed The mother of a 12-year-old Dickinson Narrows’ girl was denied a handicap spot in front of their home by a city entity, but the decision was reversed four days after a lawsuit was filed. “… I hereby direct that the application be approved due to the extraordinary circumstances present in this matter,” Philadelphia Parking Authority Executive Director Vincent J. Fenerty Jr. said in a statement Monday. “I further direct that the installation begin as soon as possible after consideration of the presence of utility lines and other installation issues.” The authority denied Nil Sok’s request for a handicap spot in front of her MifflinStreet home for her special-needs daughter April 30 citing the “applicant needs consent of neighbor,” according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. “The application form includes a section asking whether there is consent of adjacent property owners, but the form does not condition grant of the space on the neighbor’s consent,” according to the lawsuit. Confined to a wheelchair, Salina Sok, 12, has a rare genetic brain disorder along with severe physical and cognitive disabilities. The preteen also has epilepsy and has “too many seizures to count each day,” according to her neurologist. Her frequent medical appointments, transportation needs and potential emergency situations warrant a handicap spot in front of the Sok’s home on the 400 block of Mifflin Street, according to the lawsuit.
Police Report “Nobody in Philadelphia controls the parking space in front of their house or their neighbors’ houses,” according to the lawsuit filed by David Ferleger, of his own Jenkintown-based law firm. “Permitting a neighbor veto of space for a child with intense physical disabilities, who is otherwise qualified for the parking program, is without any reasonable basis. The lawsuit deemed the denial in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Constitution, state law and city ordinance. The status of the suit was unclear with the authority now obliging as Ferleger did not return calls before press time.
Nightcap beating After a night at an area strip club, a man was struck by a car and assaulted by two others whom he claimed he did not know. Upon returning from Onyx Club, 2908 S. Columbus Blvd, a 36-year-old parked his car on the 1200 block of South 17th
Stickup bagged Two teens attempted to rob a woman in South of South area, but fled after she discovered they did not have a weapon. A 39-year-old was walking along the 2000 block of Kater Street when Dominque Daniels, 18, of West Oak Lane, allegedly walked up to her and demanded her belongings at 11:36 a.m. Jan. 18, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. He supposedly acted if he had a gun and pointed a black plastic bag in her face, which she pushed away and realized it did not contain a weapon. Quentin Lloyd, 18, of Overbrook, is believed to have approached as the woman started screaming, Tolliver said. Daniels allegedly struck her with his hands resulting in her keys falling from her purse. He supposedly reached for the keys, but fled eastbound on Kater with Lloyd. The woman was unharmed, Tolliver said. Officers saw the duo on the 1600 block of Christian Street. The two were positively identified, arrested and charged with attempted robbery, theft and receiving stolen property, as well as simple assault and criminal conspiracy. SPR Contact Managing Editor Amanda L. Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 117. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news/ police-report.
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A man was shot in the face and leg outside a Grays Ferry bar although the victim was not part of the altercation. The 39-year-old was outside Shirlrick’s Bar, Mifflin Street and Point Breeze Avenue, at 1:46 a.m. Sunday when a group of women began fighting in front of the establishment, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. A few minutes in, an unknown man fired a gun. The victim realized he had been shot in the face and right leg and was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in critical condition by a private vehicle. Police located blood, ballistics and physical evidence at the scene, but did not provide a description of the shooter. To report information, call South Detectives at 215-686-3013.
Street and walked toward Annin at 3:27 a.m. Jan. 19 when a black sedan slammed into him, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. Two men exited the vehicle and struck the man repeatedly when a dark-colored van pulled up, the duo tried to throw him in the back. After a brief struggle, the men fled south on 17th. Nothing was taken from the victim, who had no idea who wanted to harm him, Tolliver said. The police did not provide a description of the offenders. To report information, call South Detectives at 215-686-3013.
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Family business The widow of a deceased state representative is on next week’s special election ballot.
aria Donatucci, wife of the state Rep. Robert C. Donatucci, who passed away after being re-elected in November, will run for her husband’s former General Assembly seat. The special election is taking place Tuesday. The 56-year-old South Philadelphia native has called Girard Estate home for almost her entire life and has raised her two children — Thomas, 25, and Dierdre, 22 — there as well. The only child to comedian Phil Jaye and Jean Patelmo, Donatucci is a graduate of Philadelphia High School for Girls and has taken credits at various institutions including Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia Community College, Pierce Junior College and Temple University. Donatucci is a board member for the American Swedish Historical Museum, Lions Club, Friends of Girard Park and Giarard Farms Community Club. She also won the 2007 Melvin Jones Fellow Award. Donatucci will face off against Repub-
SPR: What political experience do you have? Donatucci: Since our marriage in 1984, I have been what one would refer to as a “Pro Bono Community Liaison” for my husband, the late Rep. Robert Donatucci. In that capacity, I was thoroughly briefed on all vital community issues my husband was involved in, and, on many occasions, when Bob’s job duties kept him in Harrisburg, I represented him at various community meetings and events and discussed the issues on his behalf.
relief for our senior citizens and working families. Education is a top priority because children are our future. However, I would also like to see recreation centers up and running for after-school activities and for summer programs.
SPR: What are your thoughts on the legacy SPR: What is your proudof Robert Donatucci est community-related and what would you like achievement? to do with any of his unMaria Donatucci Donatucci: One that realﬁnished projects? ly stands out was participaDonatucci: Bob’s legacy tion in the fight against “Trash to Steam.” was built on the fact that he voted for what Although it was Bob who initiated the op- would be beneficial to the residents of his position to the City administration, by his district. At times, he was even bipartisan side, we started a petition drive to squash because it was the right thing to do. He the project that we felt would be environ- had a very steady approach to legislation mentally detrimental. Over 6,000 signa- — doing what was best for his voters, not tures later, the project was scrapped. special-interest groups. As the new voice in Harrisburg, I want to continue caring SPR: What is your vision for the for the community I serve by fighting for 185th District’s South Philadelphia legislation that is good for them and fightcoverage area? ing against legislation that would be a burDonatucci: I would like to see a safe den to local taxpayers. SPR community with little or no crime, so I will stay focused on making South PhilaComment at www.southphillyreview.com/news/ delphia safer. I would also like to see tax features.
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lican Lewis Harris Jr. of Southwest Philadelphia. The 185th District represents the area west of Broad and south of Passyunk Avenue including Girard Estate, Marconi, Packer Park and the western portion of the Navy Yard as well as Southwest Philly and parts of Delaware County. Area polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the 26th ward.
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Maria Donatucci, fourth from left, received an honorary plaque for her husband’s efforts from Elaine Fera, standing, president of GAMP’s Parent and Alumni Organization. The evening included a celebration of the Girard Estate community that Donatucci’s late partner worked to improve over his 30 years of public service. Staff Photo by Greg Bezanis
she said of the representative, whose district includes Girard Estate, Marconi, Newbold, Packer Park, a section of the Navy Yard, parts of Southwest Philadelphia and Delaware County. “Thank you for honoring Bob this way.”
“He was so passionate about community topics,” Della Barba added of the ally to her civic group, which she joined the year after its formation. Since she assumed the role of president, she could depend on Donatucci for input on such volatile topics as crime, nuisance bars and parking. “He was a real person,” Della Barba said of her friend, with whom she last spoke two days before his demise. As for his lasting effect on Girard Estate, she cited two apparent by-products of his diligence. “He worked hard for preserving the library,” she said of the 1935 Shunk St. facility, formerly the Passyunk Branch, that the City in April ’04 renamed the Thomas Donatucci Sr. Branch to honor the state representative’s father, a community figure who over four decades chartered Girard Estate’s future. “This space, too,” she added with a wave around the acoustically stellar auditorium. Della Barba knows people will remember Donatucci for more than these locations. “There was no partisanship with Bobby,” she said. “He just cared about helping people.” SPR Call 215-334-6673 to purchase a copy of the $10 documentary. All proceeds will go toward the Donatucci Library. Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news/features.
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JODY DELLA BARBA, the civic’s president and a resident of the 2500 block of South 18th Street, spoke of Donatucci as “a friend to the community.” “He was the best friend GEAR has ever had,” she said of Donatucci’s commitment to the 29-year-old group she has headed for more than a decade. “He helped us with our Christmas in the Park celebration [at Girard Park, 21st and Shunk streets] and our St. Anthony Festival [at 17th and Ritner streets in June], among many other types of aid.” Della Barba introduced “Girard Estate: Ideal City Homes,” a 10-minute documentary paying homage to an area that joined the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places as a historic district in June 1999. The piece, a collaboration between GEAR and the Girard Estate Neighborhood Association, came as a result of the area’s winning a Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia essay contest. “We had to write an essay about something special in our neighborhood,” she said of the area she has called home for most of her life and of which the Preservation Alliance offers self-guided walking tours. Della Barba and her neighbors won the competition and constructed the video,
for which Thomas Donatucci conducted research. Girard Estate consists of 481 homes, and the documentary examines what has endeared the residences to their occupants, including their use of Colonial Revival and Jacobean architecture and their inclusion of front and rear gardens. Della Barba, who has spent 45 years in her abode, noted in the video that the neighborhood’s early days thrived because of the incorporation of several Italian traditions, notably communal bonding. The opinions from the viewers revealed that being able to depend on Donatucci had become a current tradition. “I was good friends with Bobby,” Tom Rumbaugh of the 1300 block of South 13th Street said. The Passyunk Square resident’s children developed friendships with the Donatucci offspring years ago, and Rumbaugh noted that Donatucci always valued chances to interact with loved ones. “He was a family man first,” he said. “Politics is such a partisan business, but state Rep. Donatucci had a unique ability to build relationships with everyone,” state Sen. Larry Farnese Jr. said of his Democratic colleague. Farnese took office two years ago and often worked with Donatucci, whose local constituent service office is at 1809 Oregon Ave. “He always put his constituents first, commanding attention and bringing calmness and leadership to situations. I admired his relationship-building skills,” Farnese said.
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appearances by the late figure’s family, including wife Maria Donatucci, who is running to occupy her husband’s vacant 185th District seat (see “Family Business,” page 8). “This is a very special night to honor Bobby,” GAMP’s principal Dr. Angelo Milicia said in a cordial welcome. The school leader reflected on the Donatucci family’s contributions to Girard Estate and to GAMP, which opened in 1974. “Maria has been an advocate for all of the GAMP children,” Milicia said of the mother of Thomas, 25, and Dierdre, 22. An anecdote revealed how she and her partner worked hard to secure funding for the auditorium, cafeteria and gymnasium, assistance that nullified the School District of Philadelphia’s inability to give Milicia much aid. “Now we have this auditorium, which makes for a new and wonderful experience,” he said, motioning to the 68-member concert choir decked out in blue blazers featuring the school’s name and a treble clef. “We are sure Bobby is watching over us.” Music director and vice principal Dr. Jack Carr played piano, leading the stylish contingent through “Defying Gravity” from “Wicked”; “I Know Where I’ve Been,” from “Hairspray,” which the school staged in November; and the soaring “You Raise Me Up,” which he found apt. “He raised us up so many times,” Carr said of Donatucci, who died Nov. 9 of obstructive sleep apnea, one week after another massive election victory, at age 58. Elaine Fera, the school’s Parent and Alumni Organization president, lauded Donatucci and his efforts in quadrupling proposed aid from former district CEO Paul Vallas. “Bobby acknowledged the importance of real estate development in the area,” Fera said, noting the creation of Brinton Estates and The Reserves in Packer Park and improvements in Pennsport. “Because of him, we received $17 million, with our cafeteria really standing out.” To the politician’s widow, Fera presented a black plaque that noted the school’s indebtedness, revealing that Donatucci is gone but never forgotten. Ascending the stage, Maria Donatucci beamed with pride to deliver her thanks. “If Bob were still with us, he would be embarrassed over all of this attention,” the resident of the 2500 block of Cleveland Street said. Needing a brief pause to stifle tears, she discussed her husband’s love for the Girard Estate community. “He would say he did everything because it was for the kids and the neighborhood,”
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Anna Verna has sat at the head of City Council for the past decade, but will step down from her post at the end of the term. File Photo
Giving up her seat Following 36 years in City Council, its president announced she will not run for a 10th term. By Evan Jacoby Review Intern
ince 1975, many South Philadelphians have looked to Anna C. Verna for city services and guidance. After 36 years, the 2nd District councilwoman is calling it quits. “This has not been an easy decision for me, or one that I have taken lightly. For all of my adult life, serving the people of Philadelphia — and especially my beloved 2nd District — has been my way of life and my passion,” Verna said Monday in a statement. “... This has been my life’s work, so it has been a most difficult decision that I have made. However, I have decided not to seek another term in City Council.” Verna, 79, has been the City Council president for more than 10 years in addition to her duties as the representative for the 2nd District, which covers sections of South Philadelphia including Girard Estate, Grays Ferry, Marconi, Navy Yard, Newbold, Packer Park, Point Breeze, South of South, Sports Complex, West Passyunk in addition to Southwest Philadelphia and parts of Center City, for more than three decdes when she took over for her father William Cibotti who passed away. She made history by becoming the first woman elected as Philadelphia Council president in 2000.
Verna, a lifelong Philadelphian, devoted more than 60 years of her life to public service. From 1991 to ’98, she served as the chair of the Finance Committee, where she led an effort to stabilize a city in massive debt and saved taxpayers more than $1 billion. As Council president, Verna has remained an acclaimed voice in the taxpayer battle, fighting hard for business and citizen tax reductions. Verna has made affordable housing, especially for senior citizens, a top priority. As an Order Sons of Italy member, she also has been an integral part of the annual Columbus Day Parade that her late husband Severino Verna co-founded. Verna will finish her third term as Council president and ninth as 2nd District representative before she retires in January. Mayor Michael Nutter commended her service in a statement in which he deemed her “a savvy politician and a person who has played a critical role in making our city a better place in which to live and work.” “As a city councilman and now as mayor, I have always appreciated her energy, insight and ability to bring people together,” he said. “She served the public as if they were family and I’m sure that when she retires early next year, she’ll find new ways to serve Philadelphia.” SPR Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news.
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NEIGHBORHOODS continued from page 1 population hovers around 55,000 residents, as does a dropout rate approaching 60 percent. “This is not a sustainable model,” he said of the neighborhoods’ enduring battles with broken homes, criminal activity and joblessness. The United States Department of Education received 339 proposals for assistance in ending all of the contributors to poverty. Selecting only 21, the department notified Islam and Gamble Sept. 21, giving the pair a year to present a viable plan to rejuvenate the turf. To make this year’s Sept. 30 deadline, Universal is joining with Diversified Community Services, 1529 S. 22nd St.; the Grays Ferry Partnership; the Point Breeze Community Development Coalition, 1444 Point Breeze Ave.; the Point Breeze Performing Arts Center, 1717 Point Breeze Ave.; and the School District of Philadelphia. “We have a rare chance to change the lives of our children and youth, their families and our community for the better, forever,” Jim Helman, of the Grays Ferry Partnership, which unites seven Grays Ferry neighborhood associations, said. Enacting change will involve four interrelated work groups for the planning area that Islam and Gamble dubbed PointGrays Connections. Collectively, the groups address the cradle-to-career model that the two wish to offer the area’s residents. “We have to pick the African-American community up off its knees,” Gamble said. To give it an erect posture, Universal will use Diversified to monitor its early childhood education group. Foundations Inc., a Moorestown, N.J.-based nonprofit, will lead the career development group for children in grades pre-K through high school. The family development social services component will fall to Diversified, and Universal will head the community and economic development aspect. “We have to realize that education prevents atrocities,” Islam said. “We have a substandard America and must change our culture. It will not be an easy task by any means.” The cradle-to-career package of health and social services and improved schools will target the communities’ 10 learning institutions: James Alcorn, 1500 S. 32nd St.; Chester A. Arthur, 2000 Catharine St.; George W. Childs, 1599 Wharton St.; Stephen Girard, 1800 Snyder Ave.; Delaphaine McDaniel, 1801 S. 22nd St.; Smith Academics Plus, 1900 Wharton St.; Edwin M. Stanton, 901 S. 17th St.; Universal Charter, 801 S. 15th St.; Edwin H. Vare, 2100 S. 24th St.; and Audenried.
Mayor Michael Nutter, standing, discussed the reciprocal nature of promises. Kenny Gamble, from left, and the afternoon’s other dignitaries are hoping to make 10 schools models for the School District’s plan to increase graduation rates. s ta f f p h o t o b y g r e g b e z a n i s
Citing his education, state Rep. Kenyatta Johnson spoke of working aggressively to improve educational outcomes among his constituents. “This is the type of initiative that inspires me to continue to work hard to push my neighborhood forward,” the lifelong Point Breeze resident said. ISLAM AND GAMBLE submitted their application in June, hoping to secure a portion of the $10 million possible through President Barack Obama’s Promise Neighborhood Planning grants, which derive from the Harlem Children’s Zone Project that began in 1997. Geoffrey Canada, the project’s president and CEO, inspired Obama during his presidential campaign to offer similar assistance to suffering communities. By the end of this year, Canada hopes to have served 10,000 children. Islam and Gamble have the task of helping about 7,000 youngsters. Born and raised in Point Breeze, Verna called the day “momentous.” “Seventy percent of single-parent families with women as the head of the household live below the poverty level,” she said. “This initiative will allow the involved parties to ascertain benefits these communities richly deserve. If we all roll up our sleeves, we can make this plan a success.” Islam lauded U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah as being as influential as Obama in securing the funds. “We should be captivated by the notion of a promise neighborhood,” Fattah, who recalled playing at Vare, said. “We have to address the challenges that have been
a part of a generational cycle since my youth. Today, we have all the ingredients to make a change.” Fattah cited Mayor Michael Nutter and School District Superintendent Dr. Arlene Ackerman for their concern for improving the quality of life for all of Philadelphia’s public school learners. “Promises work two ways,” Nutter said. “To the parents, I want you to promise me you will send your child to school, you will check on and help them with their homework, you will stay involved in their education, you will enroll them in after-school programs, you will see them through beyond high school and you will stay involved in your community. If you make those promises, we promise you your neighborhood will be better.” Ackerman and district personnel are developing a Promise Neighborhood Advisory Committee and will unite with subcommittees to address all components of the PointGrays schools’ performances. “We want no more dreams deferred,” Ackerman said after reading poet Langston Hughes’ “Harlem,” which tackles deferred dreams. “We have to do everything to ensure that young people are successful. If Geoffrey Canada can do it in Harlem, we can do it here.” Gamble cited Ackerman as one of “the awakened ones,” those with enough gumption to extinguish blight. The originator of the 1970s Philly Sound style of music founded Universal in ’93 and has helped construct about 1,000 residential units. “We are here to try to put a team together,” he said of finding more alert helpers.
Universal students rose for an ovation at his request, prompting the proud figure to deem education the solution to the area’s dilemmas. “This is a time of work, a moment to nurture humanity. We have to learn of our place in the world and reach for the light,” he said. Calling the initiative “Philadelphia’s biggest deal in some time,” Gamble, along with Islam, hopes to have the area’s graduation rate hit 100 percent by 2020. Ackerman’s 2014 goal is 80 percent over six years for the whole district. The district’s rate is 63 percent over the same time span, according to a district’s August preliminary report. Through nearly 40 contributors, Universal raised additional matching funds and plans to use the next few months to unite agencies and work on frameworks to address ideas on program implementation. Over the next 18 months, Islam said his organization will apply for additional federal money. Come September, the Department of Education will determine which plans are deserving of more funding. Islam expects positive news. “We are building our model, with children at the forefront,” he said. “We just have to finalize what we will offer and how prepared we are.” SPR Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news/features.
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hese days, locals won’t brave the cold weather for just anything. But they are coming out in droves to see Kate Brennan, of 12th and South streets, in “[title of show]” UPstairs at the Adrienne Theater. “The audiences have been so receptive — completely along for the ride,” Brennan, 29, said. “It’s a very fun and joyous show. It’s one of those shows that has those continuous cracks in it. Every other line is getting a laugh right now, which we, as performers, love.” Brennan plays Susan, the high-energy no-holds-barred wisecracker of the ensemble. It’s a nice escape from her day-to-day. “My character — all the characters — are real people. They were the original cast, the people who played the roles, who were themselves. My character’s name is Susan. She is the comedian of the group,” the actress said. “She is wacky and offbeat. Always trying to make people laugh. She has no censorship, so she’ll do anything for a laugh. “We all have those friends who can’t be serious for any length of time. As soon as anything gets serious, she wants to make it funny again.” “[title of show],” created in 2004, has found success on and Off Broadway. The Philadelphia production is the first musicontinued on page 16 Kate Brennan, left, and fellow colleagues, Michael Philip O’Brien, left to right, Kim Carson and Ben Dibble dabble during a scene of “[title of show].”
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continued from page 14 cal for Mauckingbird Theatre Co., and this is the first time Brennan has worked with the group. The run that began Jan. 12 ends Sunday. “I hadn’t seen it or read it before. I knew the story line and it was Off Broadway to Broadway,” Brennan said. “The story of the play tells the story of the show becoming the show. I knew all about that. Other than that, I didn’t know all the songs or the script. So there were some surprises to be found.” The one-hour-and-30-minute production is as good a time for the cast as the audience and Brennan thinks it’s a musicalperson’s musical. “Well, I guess it’s a very universal musical. It’s what is considered a meta-musical,” Brennan, who carpools with fellow castmate and Bella Vista resident Kim Carson, said. “It refers to other musicals and other theater shows. If you are a fan of ‘Into the Woods’ and ‘[A] Chorus Line’ you will feel like you are in on the joke. “It’s really a love letter to theater in many ways. It calls out all musical theater’s faults and celebrates all the victories.”
BRENNAN GREW UP in West Philly, where her father worked for the police department. She left the area to study acting at the University of Scranton. “It’s not really an easy choice to make,” Brennan said of becoming an actress. “I don’t know [when I decided]. I never really made the choice to do it. I’ve always been very involved in the arts and the need for social change. I was always behind the scenes reading plays and listening to musical theater. “I guess [my parents] played show tunes in the womb and it rubbed off.” After completing her bachelor’s in acting and English, she returned to the area where she worked in the local theater scene. She then continued her schooling at the University of Virginia where she graduated in ’08 with a master’s in fine arts. “I’ve been teaching acting and voice lessons and doing all the things you do when you are an actor,” Brennan said. “As a graduate student, you end up teaching. You end up being an instructor for sections of undergraduates. I love school. I’d go back again if they’d let me. I love to learn and learn new things, and I have the added benefit to be able to work at a college.”
When Brennan returned to her hometown, she joined her now-husband in his adopted home at Seventh and Bainbridge streets, where they lived before moving to their current spot on South last month. “I did have a lot of college friends go to New York and Chicago. I’ve always returned here. It is my home. It will always be my home,” Brennan, who married fellow performing artist, Greg DeCandia, in June, said. “My father is from Second and Reed. My father grew up in South Philly, too. My then-boyfriend and now-husband lived here, as well. He was even drawn here so there must be something special about it.” As members of the “bourgeoning community,” Brennan and DeCandia head up BCKSEET Productions, a company founded by DeCandia in ’00 at Emerson College and brought to Philadelphia after, Brennan said. “He found Philadelphia was a supportive community of young theater companies and that’s why they chose to come here.” Brennan has taken on a larger role at BCKSEET over the years, and is now coartistic director with her better half. “I ended up getting involved with the company and I ended up producing stuff
with him and it’s really been a partnership ever since,” she said. BCKSEET has been a resident company at the Society Hill Playhouse for the past five years and involved, in large part to DeCandia’s commitment, in the Arts on South initiative, which brings art to vacant spaces on South. “We have a space at 535 South St., the BCKSTEET Creative Co-op. We’ve brought theater companies in to have rehearsals there,” Brennan said. “It’s a place where artists can convene and work together.” Brennan keeps her hands in multiple aspects of the local arts, including preparations for BCKSEET’s coming production, “Losing the Shore,” which will be UPstairs at the Adrienne March 15 to April 3. For the next three days, however, she is focusing her attention on mastering Susan. “I definitely have a dry sense of humor as she does,” Brennan said of her character. “But it is tiring playing her. She has a lot of energy that I don’t necessarily have.” SPR Comment at news/lifestyles.
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owed by Natalie Portman’s Oscar-bound turn in “Black Swan?” Witness a whole new dimension of the megastar’s ever-growing talent in “No Strings Attached,” the rote rom-com Portman not only produced, but hoists from the gutters of the January doldrums with a winning, sharply funny performance. If “Swan” showcased her riveting dramatic skills and physical dedication, then “Strings,” more than anything we’ve seen before, highlights Portman’s genuine gift for comedy. It suggests she can basically handle anything, and it promises a lengthy career packed with intriguing, entertaining and wide-ranging work. Which isn’t to say “Strings” is something you should rush out to see. Rife with the same deadbeat tropes that have derailed far superior forerunners, it’s the sort of movie you watch in its edited form on a lazy Saturday on cable, where it’s sure to wind up. Advice-spouting buddies, convenient montages, mad dashes and unconvincing love are all accounted for in this semi-risqué sexcapade, which sees a doctor (Portman) and a TV producer (Ashton Kutcher) use each other for nookie then struggle with the consequence of romance rushing in. While you’re yawning, know also that the pair’s cool chemistry is often squashed by their underwritten, bodysnatcher hollowness. It’s the accessories that make the ensemble here, with chief credit going to Portman’s instincts and vital support coming from the killer line deliveries of co-stars like Mindy Kaling and Lake Bell. Screenwriter Elizabeth Meriwether has been criticized for the film’s abundant raunch, but it’s a lot less strained or gratuitous than
the dirty bits of “Going the Distance,” just as the frank sexual comfort is much more comfortable than that of “Love & Other Drugs.” The dialogue’s got punch and the brazen rhythm, however uneven, yields a whole lot of laughs. “Strings” is the best thing to come from director Ivan Reitman since 1993’s “Dave,” and that it’s still only worthy of half-hearted recommendation says a thing or two about his output. He owes a big debt of gratitude to Portman, who helps turn this mediocre movie into a mediocre movie with benefits.
No Strings Attached R Two-and-a-half reels out of four Now playing in area theaters
Recommended Rental Monsters R Available Tuesday An inspiring example of artful, expensive-looking filmmaking on a budget, “Monsters” is the sci-fi feature debut of visual effects artist Gareth Edwards, whose subtle showmanship is matched by his aptitude for social allegory. Scoot McNairy and Whitney Able star in this impressive tale of aliens, borders, fear and ignorance — one of the great, rare finds of 2010. SPR Comment and see the trailers for this week’s movies at www.southphillyreview.com/arts-andentertainment/movies.
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took what now appears to be my annual trip to Jefferson Hospital. If you can’t get away to Florida, a week in a hospital where all you are expected to do is lay in bed with the singular goal of getting better isn’t half bad. I became known as the guy with the “nice veins.” I can see that on my headstone: He had nice veins. There have been worse epitaphs. If I were in the cast of “True Blood,” I would be a sex symbol for my veins. Doctors marveled over my CT scans and ultra sounds because they found nothing. There is no better sounding word than “nothing” when your tests are reviewed. I found out I am a big nothing and am proud of it. There is a but that must be inserted here. Some hidden bacteria hides in my body like a Republican at an ACLU meeting. An antibiotic is summoned to do battle with the invader and I envision some climactic confrontation between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. Luckily, it appears the force is still with me. If you spend any time at all in a big-city hospital, you find it is a community in itself. Despite all the horror stories we read about hospitals, I find this one reasonably efficient. This is not to say that everything is perfect. There are still the times when you figure your body will rebel against the numerous vials of blood being drawn from it. Surely, it will flash empty at some point. You must also brace for the nocturnal visits in search of your vital signs. My belief is that so long as they are taking your vital signs, it is a sure sign you still have vital signs. The biggest puzzle is the use of the stethoscope. The use of the stethoscope was and still is the main instrument that you use as a kid to play doctor. In real life, I believe the stethoscope is merely a prop doctors and nurses use to make it appear as if they are doing something. I automatically respond at the sight of it by sitting up and taking deep breaths. Has anyone ever had a doctor actually make a diagnosis by using a stethoscope? It is as much of the medical ritual as the tongue depressor. You see it; you open your mouth and say “aaaah” and everyone seems satisfied. Despite all the miracles of medical technology, the stethoscope and tongue depressor remain as our last link with simpler times when the doctor was the friendly guy down the street who occasionally made house calls and gave out lollipops to the young patients. The hospital food remains hospital food, with all of the negative connotation that
accompanies the phrase. The description of the food on the menu gives one false hope. It is one time when you are actually happy the portions are small. It strikes me as ironic that here I am enjoying the best medical care, free of the worry of how to pay for it, while Republicans are threatening to repeal the new Affordable Care Act because they believe we can’t afford it. Republicans always promise that by cutting the “fat” out of the budget, you can afford the safety net that most of us depend upon to survive. As it turns out, what Republicans consider fat, most of us consider necessary. A good example of that is the newest darling of the Republican Party is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. It turns out that his version of waste in government is teachers’ salaries, pensions and the elimination of the job-creating tunnel connecting the northern and most populous part of his state to New York. What is not considered fat is just as instructive. While playing Mr. Tough Guy with teachers unions, the governor is a virtual pussycat with the wealthy. He refused to tax those earning more than $400,000 annually. In the ongoing battle over health care in Washington, Republicans continue to call the new law job killing. Yet, no Republican has been able to point to a single instance where jobs lost were lost because of what they derisively call Obamacare. In point of fact, neutral analysis shows the new law will have no such effect. Republicans continue to rant against a government takeover of health care when they know full well that there is no such takeover. This new law they hate so much is much the same law Republican presidential aspirant and former Gov. Mitt Romney brought to Massachusetts. It is much the same law that another Republican, former senator and one-time presidential nominee for Bob Dole sponsored. If Obamacare is essentially the brainchild of Republicans, why are congressional Republicans trying to repeal it? The first reason is the Republicans today have moved far to the right of Romney or Dole. Secondly, Republicans believe by repealing the law, they can rob the president of a significant accomplishment and make him more vulnerable for re-election. Health care is not about you. It is about the future of the Republican Party. It is about the radical right that hates all things when it comes to the federal government, including Medicare and Social Security, which it would destroy by the use of vouchers and privatization. If the Republicans have their way, the next time you need hospitalization, you will have to worry about more than just getting better. You’ll have to worry about how to pay for it. SPR
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Highlights this Week RecycleNOW Philadelphia holds a community activist training to encourage more frequent recycling 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 27. Free. Columbus Square Park/DiProspero Playground, 12th and Wharton streets. 215-545-9692. www.pennfuture.org. www.nextgreatcity.org. The Great Symphony shows off the last completed symphony by Franz Schubert 8 p.m. Jan. 27-28. Tickets: $43-$90. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Black Tie Tailgate Gala, benefiting the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation, is 7-11:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Tickets: $200. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. 800-759-9533. www.phillyautoshow.com/bttg. The Philadelphia 76ers bear the Memphis Grizzlies 7 p.m. Jan. 28 and try to break down the Denver Nuggets 6 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets: $10-$200. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www. ComcastTix.com. The Early Groundhog Day Celebration will include family-oriented fun, refuge critters, groundhog walks, indoor crafts activities and animals from the Philadelphia Zoo 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 29. Free. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. 215-365-3118. www.fws.gov/heinz/index.html.
90th Birthday Celebration honors the late tenor Mario Lanza with coffee, cake and record-playing noon-3 p.m. Jan. 29. Free. 712 Montrose St. 215-2389691. www.mario-lanza-institute.org. A Night at the Races benefits the St. Monica Home and School Association 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Tickets: $10. St. Monica School Gym, 16th and Shunk streets. Call Mary, 215-668-0524. Dragon Gate USA Pro Wrestling will bring prominent Japanese wrestlers to the area 8 p.m. Jan. 29. Tickets: $20-$75. The Asylum Arena, 7 W. Ritner St. 267-519-9744. www.dgusa.tv. Linkin Park serves as the catalyst for a great evening 7 p.m. Jan. 31. Tickets: $42.50-$72.50. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com. Sign and Design Forum for Local Businesses will unite Lower Moyamensing business owners and residents to discuss beautification and legal issues regarding commercial signs 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 1. Free but RSVP requested. Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad St. 267-253-3820 or email@example.com to RSVP. www.lomophilly.org.
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>Dracula’s Ball: 9 p.m. Jan. 29. Tickets: $16. Shampoo Nightclub, 417 N. Eighth St. 215-922-7500. www.shampooonline.com. >12th Planet: 9 p.m. Jan. 29. Tickets: $12. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www. livenation.com. >Less Than Jake: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets: $15-$17. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www. thetroc.com. >Shawn Colvin: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets: $45. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. >Countdown to Ecstasy: 8 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets: $10-$12. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com. >Citizen Cope: 10 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets: $35. Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St. 215-928-0770. www.tinangel.com. >Sandra Cisneros: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Feb. 1. Free. Poets and Writers Festival at Community College of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden St. 215-751-8346. www.ccp.edu. >Eluveitie with 3 Inches of Blood, Holy Grail and System Divide: 8 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets: $16. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. >Luke Elliot: 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Tickets: $8. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com.
Seraﬁn String Quartet: 8 p.m. Feb. 4. Tickets: $25. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut St. 215898-6702. www.pennpresents.org. Sommore: 8 p.m. Feb. 4. Tickets: $43.50-$73. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www. liacourascenter.com. Vox Ama Deus/Camerata Ama Deus Vivaldi Four Seasons & More: 8 p.m. Feb. 4. Tickets: $8-$60. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-8931999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Bollywood Dance for Kids!: 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Feb. 5. Ticketst: $7-$10. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Family Concert: Extreme Orchestra: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 5. Tickets: $7-$28. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Musicopia String Orchestra: 4 p.m. Feb. 5. Free. First Presbyterian Church, 201 S. 20th St. 215-8299522. www.pyos.org. Tea Leaf Green: 8 p.m. Feb. 5. Tickets: $15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Emilio Solla & Tango Jazz: 8 p.m. Feb. 5. Tickets: $25. The Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St. 215925-9914. www.paintedbride.org.
Gang of Four: 9 p.m. Feb. 5. Tickets: $18.75-$25. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. WWE Pregame Pandemonium Supershow: 1 p.m. Feb. 6. Tickets: $20-$75. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www. ComcastTix.com. Miranda Cosgrove: 7 p.m. Feb. 6. Tickets: $35. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-5727650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Miguel: 8 p.m. Feb. 7. Tickets: $17$20. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com. Ms. Lauryn Hill: 11 p.m. Feb. 8. Tickets: $65-$100. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. St. Lawrence Quartet: 8 p.m. Feb. 8. Tickets: $27. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Boombox: 8:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Tickets: $37.50-$60. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Tammy Pescatelli: 8 p.m. Feb. 9-10. Tickets: $10-$22. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. www.heliumcomedyclub.com. josh Joplin: 8 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets: $12. Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St. 215928-0770. www.tinangel.com.
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W h a t ’s H a p p e n i n g Connie Francis: 8 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets: $47.50-$77.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com. Philadelphia Funk Fest: 8 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets: $42.50-$73. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 215-2042400. www.liacourascenter.com. Cornmeal with Greensky Bluegrass: 9 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets: $10-$12. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com. Keller Williams: 9 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets: $24.50. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Spanglish Fly: 10:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets: $10-$12. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. A Valentine’s Classical Brunch: Noon Feb. 13. Tickets: $10-$15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-2221400. www.worldcafelive.com. Savion Glover: 3 p.m. Feb. 13. Tickets: $33-$65. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Peek A Boo Revue: Valentine’s Show: 5:15 and 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Tickets: $24. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Dave Koz: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Tickets: $39.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-5727650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Glassjaw: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Tickets: $18.50-$21. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www. thetroc.com. Mendelssohn and Beethoven: Feb. 13-14. Tickets: $24-$81. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Joshua Radin: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $17.50-$19. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www. thetroc.com. Anthony Bourdain: 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $39.75-$85.75. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com. Curtis Symphony Orchestra: 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $19-$40. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Morcheeba: 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $25-$27. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Faure, Mendelssohn & Beethoven: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $24-$28. The Baptist Temple, 1837 N. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www.liacourascenter.com. Whitechapel: 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $18. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www. livenation.com. the church: 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $35-$37. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com.
Paul Thorn: 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $14-$16. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. The Thomashefskys: Feb. 15-16. Tickets: $25-$65. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus: Feb. 16-20. Tickets: $10-$90. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com. Lizz Wright: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: $34-$38. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. The Civil Wars: 8 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets: $15-$17. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Rooney: 8 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets: $11.25-$18. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Rob Riggle: Feb. 17-19. Tickets: $20-$32. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. www. heliumcomedyclub.com. Deicide: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets: $22.50-$49. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. Herb Alpert and Lani Hall: 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets: $39.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com. Salt-n-Pepa’s Legends of Hip Hop Tour: 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets: $42.50-$73. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 215-204-2400. www. liacourascenter.com. The Absolute Zeros: 10:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets: $8. Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St. 215-928-0770. www. tinangel.com. Jurowski Conducts Prokoﬁev: Feb. 18-20. Tickets: $43-$100. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www. kimmelcenter.org. Underoath/Thursday: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets: $21-$24. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets: $29-$45. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-5727650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Quizzo Bowl VII with Johnny Goodtimes: 8 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets: $24. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com. Jagermeister Music Tour featuring Buckcherry: 8:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets: $32. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800-745-3000. www. electricfactory.info. Plain White T’s: 8:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets: $13.50-$21. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-9221011. www.livenation.com. Black River Kings: 9 p.m. Feb. 19. Tickets: $10. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com.
The Academy of Music Anniversary Show with Renée Fleming and Paul Simon adds even more big names to the venue’s 154-year history 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Tickets: $185. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.philorch.org. Animus with Philadelphia’s Belly Dance Spectacular: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Tickets: $12. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-2221400. www.worldcafelive.com. John Mellencamp: 7 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets: $48.50-$130. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215-8931999. www.philorch.org. London Symphony Orchestra: 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets: $39-$113. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Wanda Jackson: 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets: $22-$37. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. The Pink Floyd Experience: 8 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets: $26. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800-7453000. www.electricfactory.info. Shen Yun: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23. Tickets: $70-$220. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.academyofmusic.org. An Evening With Trey Anastasio & the Trey Anastasio Band: 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets: $39.50. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800-7453000. www.electricfactory.info. Galactic: 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets: $24. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. Grey Playground: 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets: $5. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Vusi Mahlasela: 8 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets: $20-$22. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Beach House: 8:30 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets: $19. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com.
Tchaikovsky and MacMillan: Feb. 24-26. Tickets: $43-$100. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Flogging Molly: 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Tickets: $33.50-$36. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800-745-3000. www.electricfactory.info. The Charles Hunter Trio: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Tickets: $16-$18. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com. Miró Quartet: 8 p.m. Feb. 25. Tickets: $27. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-8931999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Joan Lippincott: 3 p.m. Feb. 26. Tickets: $19-$28. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Thomas and Friends Live!: 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Feb. 26 ; 2 p.m. Feb. 27. Tickets: $24.50-$42.50. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd. Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www.livenation.com. Christian McBride: 8 p.m. Feb. 26. Tickets: $20-$40. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. 215-8986702. www.pennpresents.org. Parkway Drive: 7 p.m. Feb. 27. Tickets: $18.50. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Clay Aiken: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Tickets: $39.50-$49.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215572-7650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Nano Whitman: 8 p.m. March 1. Tickets: $6. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com.
REBELUTION: 8:30 p.m. March 1-2. Tickets: $20. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Cradle of Filth: 7 p.m. March 2. Tickets: $26. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. Bon Jovi: 7:30 p.m. March 2. Tickets: $16.50-$146.50. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-2984200. www.ComcastTix.com. Jim Boggia with Tracy Bonham and Bleu: 8 p.m. March 2. Tickets: $14-$16. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Peter Nero and The Philly Pops 50’s Dance Party: March 2-6. Tickets: $27-$104. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. A Hero’s Life?: 7 p.m. March 3. Tickets: $15-$35. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Hot 8 Brass Band: 7:30 p.m. March 3. Tickets: $24-$28. The Baptist Temple, 1837 N. Broad St. 800-2984200. www.liacourascenter.com. The City Music Project: 8 p.m. March 3. Tickets: $12. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com. Prazak Quartet: 8 p.m. March 4. Tickets: $27. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. The Pretty Reckless: 8 p.m. March 4. Tickets: $13-$38. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-2221400. www.worldcafelive.com. The Get Up Kids with Miniature Tigers and Brian Bonz: 8 p.m. March 4-5. Tickets: $22. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215922-1011. www.livenation.com. Ron White: 8 p.m. March 4 and 7; 10 p.m. March 5. Tickets: $59. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com. Randy Weston Quartet: 7:30 p.m. March 5. Tickets: $32-$38. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Brian Regan: 8 p.m. March 5. Tickets: $38-$57. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www. kimmelcenter.org. The Peking Acrobats: 3 p.m. March 6. Tickets: $17.50-$27.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com. Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Mozart, Lutoslawski and Haydn: 7:30 p.m. March 8. Tickets: $24-$28. The Baptist Temple, 1837 N. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www. liacourascenter.com. Mardi Gras with Wild Bohemians: 27th Annual Mardi Gras Show: 8 p.m. March 8. Tickets: $15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com.
Dropkick Murphys: 8 p.m. March 8-9. Tickets: $29.50. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800-745-3000. www.electricfactory.info. Raul Malo: 8 p.m. March 8-9. Tickets: $35. Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St. 215-928-0770. www.tinangel.com. A Day to Remember: 7 p.m. March 10-11. Tickets: $25. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800-7453000. www.electricfactory.info. Jeff Dunham: 7:30 p.m. March 10. Tickets: $47.50. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com. Pete Yorn: 7:30 p.m. March 10. Tickets: $24. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. Gilbert Gottfried: March 10-12. Tickets: $20-$32. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. www.heliumcomedyclub.com. Harlem Globetrotters: 7 p.m. March 11. Tickets: $21-$107. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 215-2042400. www.liacourascenter.com. Michael Ian Black: 8 and 10:45 p.m. March 11. Tickets: $15. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. Susan Werner: 8 p.m. March 11. Tickets: $22. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Grace Potter and The Nocturnals: 9 p.m. March 11. Tickets: $25. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Indian Festival of Colors: Bollywood & Folk Dance: 11 a.m. March 12. Free. Kimmel Center, Commonwealth Plaza, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Green Thumb: March 12-14. Tickets: $12-$85. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 215-204-2400. www. liacourascenter.com. Kids Rock for Kids: Beneﬁt Concert Series: 11:30 a.m. March 13. Tickets: $7. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. Harlem Globetrotters: 1 and 6 p.m. March 13. Tickets: $21-$159. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com. Crystal Castles: 8 p.m. March 15. Tickets: $38. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Loretta Lynn: 8 p.m. March 18. Tickets: $62.50-$72.50. The Baptist Temple, 1837 N. Broad St. 800-2984200. www.thebaptisttemple.org. Mike Epps: 8 p.m. March 18. Tickets: $43-$73. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 215-204-2400. www. liacourascenter.com. Elton John: 8 p.m. March 25. Tickets: $29-$149. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www.livenation.com. Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks: 7:30 p.m. April 5. Tickets: $49.50$149.50. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www. ComcastTix.com.
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?uestlove: 8 p.m. April 17. Tickets: $35-$65. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Settlement Music School’s 103rd Anniversary Annual Concert: 7:30 p.m. April 19. Free. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www. kimmelcenter.org.
>The Print Center: “Stalking the Wild Asparagus: Keliy AndersonStaley, Adrain Chesser, Lucas Foglia, Taj Forer and Justine Kurland,” through March 5. 614 Latimer St. 215-735-6090. www.printcenter.org. >Seraphin Gallery: “Capital Salvage” and “No Match for My Tiny Fortress,” both through Feb. 13. 1108 Pine St. 215-923-7000. www.seraphingallery.com. >3rd Street Gallery: Invitational exhibition, through Jan. 30. 58 N. Second St. 215-625-0993. www.3rdstreetgallery.com. >Twenty-Two Gallery: “Member Artists Group Show,” through Feb. 6. 236 S. 22nd St. 215-772-1911. www. twenty-twogallery.com. >University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: “Amarna: Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun,” “Archaeologists & Travelers in Ottoman Lands,” “Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition” and “Canaan and Ancient Israel,”all ongoing; “Righteous Dopefiend,” through May 2; “Water as Creator and Destroyer,” through May; “Fang! The Killing Tooth,” through July; “What in the World?,” Jan. 29-April 11; “Secrets of the Silk Road,” Feb. 5- June 5. 3260 South St. 215-8984000. www.museum.upenn.edu. >Vox Populi Gallery: “Quadruple Consciousness,” through Jan. 30; “Hell and High Water,” “Naked Thing,” “TRIFECTA” and “Punch the Sky,” all through Feb. 27. 319 N. 11th St. 215238-1236. www.voxpopuligallery.org. >Wood Turning Center: “Evolution/Revolution,” through Feb. 19. 501 Vine St. 215-923-8000. www. woodturningcenter.org.
Theater/dance/opera >A New Brain: Through Jan. 29. Tickets: $25-$30. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St. 215-7350630. www.playsandplayers.org. >The Borrowers: Through Jan. 30. Tickets: $15-$32. Arden Theatre, 40 N. Second St. 215-922-1122. www. ardentheatre.org. >[title of show]: Through Jan. 30. Tickets: $15-$25. Upstairs at the Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. 215923-8909. www.mauckingbird.org. >The Understudy: Through Jan. 30. Tickets: $18-$65. The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St. 215-546-7824. www.wilmatheatre.org. >Hard Times: Through Feb. 5. Tickets: $18-$20. Allens Lane Theater, 601 W. Allens Ln. 215-248-0546. www.allenslane.org. >The Glass Menagerie: Through Feb. 6. Tickets: $30. Walnut Street Theatre Independence on Studio 3, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. 800-9822787. www.walnutstreettheatre.org. >A Skull in Connemara: Through Feb. 6. Tickets: $20-$36. St. Stephen’s Theater, 10th and Ludlow streets. 215-829-0395. www. lanterntheater.org. >Lidless: Through Feb. 13. Tickets: $10-$32. InterAct Theatre Co., 2030 Sansom St. 215-568-8079. www. interactheatre.org. >Race: Through Feb. 13. Tickets: $46-$59. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. 215-985-0420. www. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org. >Amadeus: Through March 6. Tickets: $10-$60. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 215-5743550. 800-982-2787. www.walnutstreettheatre.org. >A Moon for the Misbegotten: Through March 6. Tickets: $16-$48. Arden Theatre, 40 N. Second St. 215922-1122. www.ardentheatre.org.
>Parenting 101: The Musical!: Through March 6. Tickets: $35-$47. Kimmel Center, Innovation Studio, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www. kimmelcenter.org. >Reﬂected: 8 p.m. Jan. 27-29. Tickets: $5-$8. Mandell Theater, 33rd and Chestnut streets. 215-895-2787. www.danceboxoffice.com. >It’s Not Mean to be Green, The Musical: Noon and 2 p.m. Jan. 29. Free with admission. Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square. 610-388-5200. www. longwoodgardens.org. >Philly Fest: South Asian Intercollegiate Dance Competition: 7 p.m. Jan. 29. Tickets: $25-$40. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. >New Beginnings: 3 p.m. Jan. 29 and 1 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets: $5-$8. Mandell Theater, 33rd and Chestnut streets. 215-895-2787. www.danceboxoffice.com. >Love Lessons from Abu Ghraib: Jan. 29-Feb. 13. Tickets: $10-$32. InterAct Theatre Co., 2030 Sansom St. 215-568-8079. www.interactheatre.org. >Tango Fire: 3 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets: $35-$65. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www. kimmelcenter.org. >Nocturne: Feb. 2-26. Tickets: $5$20. Second Stage at the Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. 215-7040033. www.flashpointtheatre.org. Classic Innovations: Feb. 3-6. Tickets: $62-$139. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www. kimmelcenter.org. Great Expectations: Feb. 3-March 5. Tickets: $10-$15. Curio Theatre Co., 815 S. 48th St. 215-5251350. www.curiotheatre.org. Harry the Dirty Dog: 10:30 a.m., 1 and 3:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Tickets: $10-$14. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. www. walnutstreettheatre.org. What My Husband Doesn’t Know: Feb. 8-13. Tickets: $29.50-$35.50. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Wings of Courage: 10:15 a.m. Feb. 9. Tickets: $8.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-5727650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers present the Mandala Project: 8 p.m. Feb. 10-12. Tickets: $25. The Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St. 215925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. Monica Bill Barnes & Company and Kate Weare Co.: Feb. 10-12. Tickets: $24-$48. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. 215-8986702. www.pennpresents.org. The Empire Builders: Feb. 10-27. Tickets: $15-$20. Walnut Street Theatre Studio Five, 825 Walnut St. 215-285-0472. www.idiopathicridiculopathyconsortium.org. Kariamu and Company: Traditions: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11-12. Tickets: $5-$20. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www. liacourascenter.com.
Blasted: Feb. 11-27. Tickets: $25-$32. Upstairs at the Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. 215-7040033. www.lunatheater.org. Big Love: Feb 11-20. Tickets: $13-$20. Tomlinson Theater, 1301 W. Norris St. 215-204-1122. www. temple.edu/theater. Romeo and Juliet: Feb. 11-20. Tickets: $10-$195. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.academyofmusic.org. Rosa’s Ride: 10:15 a.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $8.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-5727650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Stomp: Feb. 15-20. Tickets: $25-$70. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Artaud Unbound: Feb. 16-20. Tickets: $30. The Latvian Society, 531 N. Seventh St. 215-552-8773. www. egopo.org. Terminus: Feb. 16-20. Tickets: $25-$40. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Abbey Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. 215-898-6702. www. pennpresents.org. The Lieutenant of Inishmore: Feb. 17-March 13. Tickets: $18-$40. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St. 215-218-4022. www. theatreexile.org. Strauss’ Arabella: Feb. 19-March 1. Tickets: $25-$85. Helen Corning Warden Theater , 1920 Spruce St. 215-735-1685. www.avaopera.org. Black Journey: Feb. 22-24. Tickets: $8.25-$15. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-8931999. www.kimmelcenter.org. The Ugly One: Feb. 24-March 13. Tickets: $30. Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. www. WalnutStreetTheatre.org. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Feb. 26-28. Tickets: $26-$72. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www. academyofmusic.org. Pippi Longstocking: Feb. 28-March 5. Tickets: $8.25-$15. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www. kimmelcenter.org.
COMMUNITY Civic associations/ town watches Columbus Square Park Advisory Council will gather for its monthly planning meeting 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7. Playgroup meets 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday. Council holds meetings 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. 12th and Wharton streets. www.columbussquarepark.org.
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>American Italian Society offers Italian language classes of varying difficulty through March 18. 1420 Walnut St. 215-735-3250. www. aisphila.org. >The Center City District Restaurant Week offers special three-course, prix-fixe lunches and dinners at participating restaurants through Jan. 28. Cost: $20-$35. www.centercityphila.org. >The Morris Arboretum offers Winter Wellness Walks 10:30 a.m. Saturdays through March. Free with admission. 100 E. Northwestern Avenue. 215-2475777.www.business-services.upenn. edu/arboretum/index.shtml. >Trigger Point Massage teaches how to find and correct muscle tension through massage and stretching techniques 7 p.m. Feb. 2. Free. Essene Market and Cafe, 719 S. Fourth St. 215-922-1146. www. essenemarket.com. Flyers Wives Fight for Lives benefits numerous charities 1:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Tickets: Free-$37. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com.
The 2011 Philadelphia International Flower Show “Springtime in Paris” brings common elements of the carefree French lifestyle March 6-13. Tickets: $15-$25. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street. 215-988-8800. www. theflowershow.com. 2011 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships hits the mats March 17-19. Tickets: $135-$165. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com. 2011 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball: Philadelphia Regional unites eight teams pursuing their game’s top title March 27 and 29. Tickets: $57. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com.
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>Academy of Natural Sciences: “Flora Fantastica: The Whimsical Botanical Art of MF Cardamone,” through April 17; “Audubon’s Birds of America page turning,” 3:15 p.m. Fridays; “Bizarre Beasts Past and Present,” Jan. 29-April 24; Paleopalooza 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 19-20. 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-2991000. www.ansp.org. >African American Museum: “Patience to Raise the Sun: Art Quilts from Haiti & their Power to Change Women’s Lives,” through March 27; “Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia, 17761876,” ongoing. 701 Arch St. 215-5740380. www.aampmuseum.org. >American Philosophical Society: Native American Images Project, ongoing. 104 S. Fifth St. 215440-3400. www.amphilsoc.org. >American Swedish Historical Museum: “Go Swedish! Smorgasbord and Beyond,” through Jan. 31; Artsoppa och Punsch: Pea Soup and Punsch Supper 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Cost: $20-$25. 1900 Pattison Ave. 215389-1776. www.americanswedish.org. >Athenaeum of Philadelphia: “Haunted Philadelphia: Photography and Pop-ups by Colette Fu,” Feb. 1. 219 S. Sixth St. 215-925-3755. >Bambi Gallery: “Meat America,” through Jan. 30; “Old Bones,” Feb. 3-27. 1001 N. Second St. 267-3191374. www.bambiproject.com. >Center for Emerging Visual Artists: “Beyond Abstraction,” through Feb. 4. 1521 Locust St. 215546-7775. www.cfeva.org. >Chemical Heritage Foundation: “The Whole of Nature and the Mirror of Art” and “Transmutations: Alchemy in Art,” ongoing. 315 Chestnut St. 215-925-2222. www. chemheritage.org. >Crane Building: “Myth/ Memory,” through Feb. 27. 1400 N. American St. 215-235-3405. www. inliquid.com. >Da Vinci Art Alliance: “Structure and gesture,” through Jan. 30. 704 Catharine St. 215-829-0644. www. davinciartalliance.org.
>The Fabric Workshop and Museum: “Reading Dante II” and “Reading Dante III,” both through Jan. 31. 1214 Arch St. 215-561-8888. www.fabricworkshop.org. >Fleisher Art Memorial: “Wind Challenge Exhibitions,” through Feb. 26. 719 Catharine St. 215-9223456. www.fleisher.org. >Franklin Institute: “Electricity,” “The Giant Heart,” “Sir Isaac’s Loft,” “The Sports Challenge” and “Changing Earth,” all ongoing. 20th St. and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-448-1200. www.fi.edu. >Gallery 339: “After Prom” and “Ghost of Summer,” both through Jan. 29. 339 S. 21st St. 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com. >Independence Seaport Museum: “Olympia: Launching The American Century”and “What Floats Your Boat?,” both ongoing; “It Sprang from the River!,” through 2011. 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 215-4138655. www.phillyseaport.org. >Institute of Contemporary Art: “Set Pieces,” through Feb. 13; “The Illuminations Project” and “Inhabiting Geometry,” both through March 20. 118 S. 36th St. 215-573-9975. www.icaphila.org. >International House Philadelphia: “A Time to Pause: Art as Healing,” through March 4. 3701 Chestnut St. 215387-5125. www.ihousephilly.org. >James Oliver Gallery: “Query,” Jan. 29-March 5; Opening Reception, 6-10 p.m. Jan. 29. 723 Chestnut St. 267-918-7432. www.jamesolivergallery.com. >National Constitution Center: “The Story of We the People,” ongoing; “Art of the American Soldier,” through March 31. 525 Arch St. 215-409-6700. www.constitutioncenter.org. >National Liberty Museum: “Heroes of Character,” ongoing. 321 Chestnut St. 215-925-2800. www. libertymuseum.org. >Philadelphia Art Alliance: “Kickin’ Back,” “Yesterday’s Tomorrow” and “Connections” Jan. 27-March 25. Cost: $3-$5. 251 S. 18th St. 215-5454302. www.philartalliance.org. >Philadelphia Folklore Project: “If These Walls Could Talk: William and Miriam Crawford’s Dining Room,” ongoing. 735 S. 50th St. 215726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org. >Philadelphia Museum at the Atwater Kent: “Turning Points,” “Philadelphia Voices: Community History Gallery” and “Philadelphia Sports & Their Fans,” ongoing. 15 S. Seventh St. 215-685-4830. www. philadelphiahistory.org. >Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art: “The Dura Europos Project: An Ancient Site Revisited through 21st Century Eyes,” through March 27. 615 N. Broad St. 215-627-6747. >Please Touch Museum: “City Capers,” “Flight Fantasy” and “Roadside Attractions,” ongoing; “Access/ABILITY,” through April 24. 4231 Avenue of the Republic. 215-963-0667. www. pleasetouchmuseum.org.
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Churches and congregations Bryant Baptist Church has a food and clothing ministry 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays; movie and lunch ministry every fourth Saturday of the month. 1140-44 S. 19th St. 215732-4140.
>Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church hosts a book club 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month. Columbus Boulevard and Christian Street. 215-389-1513. 916 S. Swanson St. www.old-swedes.org. Lighthouse Baptist Church holds youth Bible classes for school-aged children and teens 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Sundays. 2400 S. Broad St. Brother Robert Nacci, 215-6816238 or LIBCYouthDirector@gmail. com. 215-389-2626. www.libcphiladelphia.com. St. Monica Church will host First Friday devotions in honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus 5:30 p.m. Feb. 4. 17th and Ritner streets. 215-3365195. Church will hold Rock ’n Roll with Jerry Blavat 7 p.m.-midnight March 12. Tickets: $40. Senior School Hall, 16th and Porter streets. 215-334-4170. St. Rita of Cascia will hold a communion lunch following the 11 a.m. Mass Feb. 6. Cost: $24 for tickets that can be purchased at church rectory or gift shop. People Employing People building, Broad and Federal streets. Church holds English language classes with Rosetta Stone computer program 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost: Free. 1166 S. Broad St. 215-546-8333.
Schools/after school programs Bregy School: ASAP Chess 3 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. 1700 Bigler St. 215-952-6218. City Kids: Full nursery, pre-school and kindergarten registration open. 2311 S. 13th St. 215-334-7440. Dixon Learning Academy: Hoops for Life, conflict resolution programs, youth entrepreneurship and water ice business MondayThursday 3-6 p.m. 2201 Moore St. 215-334-2662. Greater St. Matthew Church: ASAP Drama and ASAP Yoga 3-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 2319 Fitzwater St. 215-790-4754. Point Breeze Performing Arts Center: Vocal training, gymnastics, piano, acting and dance 3-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 1717 Point Breeze Ave. 215-755-1014 ext. 251. South Philadelphia High School holds registration for its Educational Options Program 3:15-6 p.m. Jan. 4-6. 2101 S. Broad St. 215-952-6220. South Philadelphia High School and Taggart Elementary School: Youth Arts Workshop 3-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 2301 S. Broad St. and 400 Porter St. South Philadelphia Talent Center: Programs in theater, dance, visual arts, academics and health and fitness 3:30-6:30 p.m. TuesdaysThursdays and 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 3301 Tasker St. 215-952-4801.
>Donatucci Sr. Library: Pajama Story Time for Toddlers 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and March 1; Saturday Family Story Time 10:30 a.m. Feb 5 and 19; Aesop’s Fables: Storytelling and Puppetry with Steve Abrams 4 p.m. Feb. 17; computer tutorials for adults and seniors noon Mondays; yoga for adults 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. LEAP After-School Program free homework help after 3 p.m. every day, crafts 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, gaming club 4 p.m. Thursdays. 1935 Shunk St. 215-685-1755. Santore Library: ESL classes are held noon-2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays for beginner and intermediate levels. Call Susan Adams at 267-474-1295. 932 S. Seventh St. 215-686-1766. South Philadelphia Library: ESL classes, 12:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 1700 S. Broad St. 215685-1866. Whitman Library: “The Amazing Mr. Q’s Balloon and Magic Show,” 4 p.m. Feb. 16; English classes presented by the Center for Literacy 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754.
Jefferson Square Park: Kids Night at the Park 6 p.m. Thursdays. Fourth St. and Washington Ave. www.jeffersonsquarepark.org. Murphy: Aerobic classes 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost: $6; Ceramic classes for adults, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays. Cost: $2; Sculpture/ ceramics classes for ages 12-18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. 300 Shunk St. 215-685-1874. www.murphyrec.com. Shot Tower: Basketball for ages 6-10 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Mar. 29. Front and Carpenter streets. 215-685-1592. Starr Garden: Youth Art Classes for ages 10-13, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost: $30; Capture the Flag Games 3-5 p.m. Thursdays. Suggested donation: $5; Zumba 7-8 p.m. Thursdays. Cost: $10; Chess Club for ages 5-12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays; Art in the Park and Tai Chi 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. 600-44 Lombard St. 215686-1782. firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Edmond ‘s Grade School, class of 1976, will hold a reunion April 30 at Chickie and Pete’s, 1526 Packer Ave. E-mail Frank Monte, email@example.com. Bishop Neumann and St. Maria Goretti High Schools, classes of 1961, will hold a reunion Sept. 18. 215-389-0925 or 215-465-8437. South Philadelphia High boys class of 1946 is planning a reunion for early 2011. Call 215-463-8074 or 215-256-0807. South Philly Foxes Softball Team is looking to hold a reunion. Contact Rita and Chick Johanson through Friends of South Philly Foxes on Facebook or rjrabbit@ comcast.net.
Recreation centers and playgrounds Marian Anderson: Better Days offers HIV/AIDS counseling, contraception, teen workshops and more. 17th and Fitzwater streets. 215-685-6594. Guerin: Pinochle, 12:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; Ceramics are 7:30 p.m. Mondays; Ballet, tap and jazz/ hip-hop lessons, 5 p.m. Thursdays; Girl Scouts meet 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. 16th and Jackson streets. 215-685-1894. Hawthorne Cultural Center: Linedancersize, 6:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and kung fu classes 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays; drawing and painting classes 2:30-4:30 p.m. Saturdays. 1200 Carpenter St. 215685-1848. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support groups Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups helps those affected by another’s drinking 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. John’s Evangelist Church, Third and Reed streets; 7:30 p.m. Fridays at 1605 E. Moyamensing Ave.; and 11:15 a.m. Saturdays at Episcopal Church of the Crucifixion, Eighth and Bainbridge streets. 215-222-5244. www.aisdv.org. Codependents Anonymous meets 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Methodist Hospital, 2301 S. Broad St. 215-333-7775. Debtors Anonymous meets 7-8 p.m. Thursdays. William Way Center, 1315 Spruce St. Susan, 610-203-3200.
Gamblers Anonymous meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Methodist Hospital, 2301 S. Broad St. Heroin Anonymous Into Action shows others how to recover from addiction. 267-636-8125 for more information. Mercy LIFE (Living Independently For Elders) for caregivers for ages 55 and over meets 6-7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. 215-339-4157. NARANON for families and friends of addicts meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays St. Nicholas of Tolentine, 910 Watkins St. 215-808-7422. Passyunk Avenue Alcoholics Anonymous Group meets 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays 1430 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-473-1552. Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group meets 1:303:30 p.m. the second Saturday of the month (except August). Ralston House, 3615 Chestnut St. 215-9471730. email@example.com. Smoking cessation is 4-5 p.m. or 6-7 p.m. the first two Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month. Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce St. www. pennmedicine.org. Philadelphia Access Center holds Jobs for Life, a biblically based job training program and Moms’ Group, a biblically based study with free childcare. 1832 S. 11th St. 215389-1985. Pennsylvania Recovery Organization–Achieving Community Together (PRO-ACT) hosts a family program to help recognize and address addiction 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. 444 N. Third St. 800-221-6333. www. proact.org. Recovery International for those with stress, anger, sadness, fear or depression meets 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1831 Bainbridge St. 215-732-2787. www. recovery-inc.com. Substance Abuse Program meets 9 a.m.-noon and 11 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 1021 S. 21st St. 215-790-9942. Supportive Older Women’s Network for ages 60 and older meets 1 p.m. Mondays. JCCs Stiffel Senior Center, 604 Porter St. 215-468-3500. Voice It Sistah for HIV-positive women meets 11 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Similar sessions held during coffee hour noon-1 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays. YOACAP, 1207 Chestnut St. 215-851-1898. Women in Transition offers counseling and supportive services for women whose lives are endangered by domestic violence and/ or substance abuse. All services are free. Mondays-Fridays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 21 S. 12th St. 215-751-1111. www.helpwomen.org. SPR
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JCCs Stiffel Senior Center: “The Glory of Italian Opera,” 10:30 a.m. Feb. 3 and March 10. Free; Thrift shop sells used clothing 10 a.m.noon Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays; Gentle Chair Yoga class 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. 604 Porter St. 215-468-3500. >Marconi Seniors Program at Fels Community Center: DooWop Dance 11 a.m. with lunch at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 28. Suggested donation: $2; Cards and Billiards 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; Wii games noon-2:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; Swimming Pool 7 a.m.-noon and 3-5:50 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost: $50 for the year; Enhance Fitness Exercise Class 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free; Water Aerobics 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Cost: $50 for the year; Line Dance instruction 9 a.m. Wednesdays. Free; Bone Strengthening Exercise Class 9:15 a.m. Fridays. Free. Fels Community Center, 2407 S. Broad St. 215-218-0800. www.caringpeoplealliance.org. Philadelphia Senior Center: Digital photography class, 1 p.m. Mondays; diabetes support group, 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month; Silver Sneakers fitness classes, 2 p.m. Tuesdays; T’ai chi, 1 p.m. Mondays; Rev Up, 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; yoga, 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. 509 S. Broad St. 215-546-5879. www. philaseniorcenter.org. South Philadelphia Older Adult Center: Senior dances 8-11 p.m. Fridays. 215-465-2298; Socials every Wednesday, 7-10 p.m., with live music and refreshments. Cost: $7. 1430 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-952-0547. South Philadelphia Rainbow Community Center: Seeking donations to help with the purchase of food for the needy. Dropoffs accepted 2-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 2632 Reed St. Diane Marino, 215462-3615 or 267-978-6178. Tolentine Community Center: After-school program registration 2:30-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Van service available. 1025-33 Mifflin St. 215-389-0717. United Communities’ Houston Center: Emergency energy assistance, ESL and computer classes, emergency food cupboard, Zumba class 9:30 a.m. Thursdays. Cost: $10. 610-574-6778; Free clothing giveaway 1:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 2029 S. Eighth St. 215-467-8700. United Communities’ Southwark House: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursdays; karate classes for ages 14 and older, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 101 Ellsworth St. 215-6731484. www.karatephiladelphia.org.
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East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association and Town Watch serves Tasker St. to Snyder Ave., Broad to Eighth streets, and meets 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month. Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School cafeteria, 1736 S. 10th St. 215-3390400. www.epcrossing.org. Friends of Dickinson Square Park holds cleanups 9-10 a.m. Saturdays. Parsons Building, Fourth and Tasker streets. 215-685-1885. www.dickinsonsquare.org. >Friends of Mifﬂin Square Park meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at The Cambodian Association’s South Center, 2416-18 S. Seventh St. Sixth and Wolf streets. Brooke Allen, 215-704-7466. firstname.lastname@example.org. >Julian Abele Park meets 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month, Shiloh Baptist Church, 2040 Christian St. 22nd and Carpenter streets. www.julianabelepark.org. Lower Moyamensing Civic Association serves Snyder to Oregon avenues, Broad to Eighth streets, and meets quarterly at Fumo Library, 2437 S. Broad St. Town Watch walks every other Monday. www.lomophilly.org. >Newbold Civic Association serves Tasker to Wolf streets, Broad to 18th streets, and meets 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month. Guerin Rec Center, 16th and Jackson streets. www.newboldcivic.org. Packer Park Civic Association serves Packer to Pattison avenues, Broad to 20th streets. 215-336-4373. www.packerparkcivic.org. To be added to the e-mail list, e-mail bc@ CapozziRealEstate.com. >Passyunk Square Civic Association serves Washington Ave. to Tasker St., Sixth to Broad streets, and meets 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. South Philadelphia Older Adult Center, 1430 E. Passyunk Ave. Town walks are 11 a.m.-noon the second Saturday of the month through March. Gold Star Park cleanup is 10 a.m.-noon the second to last Saturday of the month. www.passyunk.org. Point Breeze Civic Association is registering children ages 7-12 for tutoring in reading, math and English. 1518 S. 22nd St. 215-755-6628.
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Su Xing House By Phyllis Stein-Novack R e s ta u r a n t R e v i e w e r
eople become vegetarians for a variety of reasons. Former carnivores do so for political or ethical reasons. Some forego animal protein for health reasons. Either way, more and more of us are adding fruits, vegetables and grains to our daily diets. As Martha Stewart would say, “it’s a good thing.” I have never reviewed a vegetarian restaurant. My first turned out to be a kosher Asian restaurant a few steps from the Oyster House on Sansom Street. I’ve passed Su Xing House on numerous occasions. One day I decided to forego a lunch of New England clam chowder and a shrimp roll for an adventure in the world of Asian vegetarian cooking. I was pleasantly surprised at how tasty and fresh my meal turned out to be. I enjoyed it so much, I decided on a return visit with my sister Sandy, the picky eater, who finally on the last day of last year tried sushi for the first time. I figured she would be up for Asian vegetarian if I got her to sample raw fish at Zama. The restaurant has several levels with comfy booths. Some of the tables have a shiny gold lacquer which is quite pretty. A hot cup of tea warmed me up immediately on a blustery cold day. Many of dishes on the full-course lunch special menu are available during the dinner hour as well. With the help of my server, I chose the as-you-wish ($7.95) lunch. Specials include a choice of soup, a side dish and brown or white rice. Coffee/Café/Sweets Caffe Chicco: 2532 S. Broad St., 215-334-3100, $
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The hot-and-sour soup was spicy and piping hot. It had a silky texture and was chock full of bits of tofu and mushrooms. The vegetable spring roll had a crispy free-of-grease wrapper and was filled with assorted Asian vegetables. As-you-wish is described as crispy tofu skin filled with black and golden mushrooms, dried bean curd and celery. Two plump blintzes-like savory confections were stuffed with heady mushrooms and seasoned just right. The platter was so generous, I could just about finish the entrée. I opted for brown rice which was steamed to perfection. During my meal, my server kept returning with the teapot and my cup was always filled. The ubiquitous fortune cookie had good news. My sister Sandy loved the hot and sour soup and as-you-wish. She is now gaining a sense of adventure in restaurant dining. “I cannot believe this is tofu,” she said as she dove into her platter. I tried the lotus root and peanut soup ($2.25) which was hot, temperature wise, and light. All it needed was a sprinkling of white pepper. The soup was the perfect preamble to my meal. I decided to visit India with cauliflower and potato curry ($6.50). I adore curries if they are not too overthe-top hot. This one was satisfying and not too spicy. The cauliflower and Yukon gold potato cubes were bathed in an appetizing yellow curry, which was sunshine on the plate. This time my side dish was
Complementing savory mushrooms and other vegetables with tofu, Su Xing House is a haven for the vegetarian trailblazer. P h o t o b y I l a n a Ba g e l
seaweed. It was different from the seaweed you get in a Japanese restaurant. The strands were a little thicker — they looked like a dark green linguine. Since there was no toasted sesame seed oil on it, I just sprinkled on some salt and pepper. The seaweed was cool and my vegetables were piping hot. This was a nice contrast. Brown rice came with the entrée. Our teacups were filled throughout our meal. And, by the way, Su Xing House was packed. My first outing in a vegetarian restaurant turned out to be a fine experience. So did my second.
Three tips of the toque to Su Xing House. SPR
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egular readers of my columns know I am not much of a baker. Once I saw how easy it was to bake biscotti last month with my friend Christopher, I became bitten by the baking bug. I am not running out to buy a KitchenAid. This appliance is heavy. I have no room on my counter and none in my walkin pantry. I can use a hand-held mixer for most of my baking needs. I also can beat by hand. Cuisinart makes a hand mixer which also serves as a stand mixer and it is much lighter than a KitchenAid. The mixer costs about $70. I recently received a copy of “Cookie Swap!” by Lauren Chattman. This delightful paperback features 71 recipes for all types of cookies. A cookie swap is a party among friends who gather together and trade cookies, recipes, tins and containers. Chattman gives tips on ingredients, the equipment you need to make cookies and storage. There are recipes for all sorts of holidays. Not all of the cookies are sweet. There are savory ones for you to, well, savor. Cookies are international and Chattman will take you to several countries for recipes for biscotti, amaretti, Linzer hearts, ginger snaps, rugelach and a few others. Although cookies and milk are classic, she also gives recipes for hot and cold drinks.
■ From Scratch Amaretti ■ Ingredients:
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Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line several baking sheets with parchment paper. Place the almonds and one-half cup of the sugar in a food processor and pulse five to eight times to chop fine (the mixture should look like very coarse sand). Add the remaining sugar, flour and salt and pulse several more times to combine. Transfer the almond mixture to a large bowl and add the egg whites, vanilla and almond extracts. Beat with an electric mixer on medium until thoroughly combined, stopping once or twice to scrape down the sides of the bowl. With moistened hands, roll tablespoons of the dough into balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheets, at least 2 inches apart. If you have any leftover, set it aside. The dough can be frozen at this point. Bake the cookies until they are lightly golden, for about 14 minutes. Let the cookies stand on the baking sheet for five minutes and then carefully slide the parchment paper with the cookies to wire racks. Let the cookies cool complete-
ly. Repeat with any remaining dough. From Scratch Amaretti will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for three to four days. Makes 48 cookies.
■ Gingerbread ■ Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups of unbleached all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon of ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda 1-1/2 sticks of unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup of light brown sugar 1/4 cup of dark (not light or blackstrap) molasses 2 large eggs 2 cups of milk chocolate chips 1/2 cup of crystallized ginger, ﬁnely chopped
Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line several baking sheets with parchment paper. Combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, salt and baking soda in a medium bowl. Place the butter, sugar and molasses in a large bowl and beat together with an electric mixer on medium until smooth, for about three minutes. Add the eggs and beat until smooth. Stir in the flour mixture until just combined. Stir in the chips and ginger.
Drop the batter by heaping tablespoonsful onto the prepared baking sheets, leaving about 3 inches between each cookie. The dough can be frozen at this point. Bake the cookies until the edges are firm but the tops are still soft, for about 10 minutes. Let them stand on the baking sheet for about five minutes and then carefully slide the parchment paper to a wire rack and let them cool completely. The cookies can keep in an airtight container at room temperature for three to four days. Makes 48 cookies.
■ Mini Strawberry Milkshakes ■ Ingredients:
1 pound of fresh strawberries, washed, stemmed, hulled and sliced 1/4 cup of sugar 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract 2 pints of vanilla ice cream 1 cup of whole milk
Directions: Combine the strawberries, sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl and let stand, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved, for about 15 minutes. Place half of the strawberries and half of their liquid in a blender with 1 pint of the ice cream and one-half cup of the milk. Blend until smooth and pour into small glasses. Repeat with the remaining ingredients and serve immediately. Serves eight. SPR Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/foodand-drink/features.
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Young man advantage A Marconi hockey prodigy will join an international program that will take him to two European capitals.
By Joseph Myers
David Melaragni currently skates for 97 Team Comcast, where his coach is former Philadelphia Flyer Keith Primeau.
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avid Melaragni is as cool as the ice on which he skates. In just under three months’ time, the 12-yearold resident of the 2700 block of South Eighth Street will have his work ethic rewarded when he travels to Stockholm, Sweden, and Riga, Latvia, to participate in an elite international competition. The defenseman has not had to guard against any onslaught of added pressure. “My classmates treat me as any other kid,” Melaragni said of his peers at Christopher Columbus Charter School, 1242-46 S. 13th St. The 5-foot-8 speedster may receive normal attention from his friends, but a notable hockey organization deemed him special Jan. 1, choosing him to join one of its seven boys’ teams. The selection will allow Melaragni to join his fourth elite squad since his hockey odyssey began when he was 3. The seventh-grader joined more than 225 invited players in Burlington, Vt., earlier this year. Vying for 51 positions, they competed in scrimmages, with Melaragni showing off skills he began to nurture at Rizzo Rink, 1001 S. Front St. He earned the right to awe the New England-based program with a solid performance in a summer North American Prospects Showcase in Buffalo, N.Y. His invitation came soon after, adding another impressive piece to his athletic biography. “This is my proudest hockey accomplishment so far,” Melaragni said. Joining the 98 East Coast Selects-Q Team will mark another huge step for the youngster, whose main goal is one day to shut down the NHL’s top scorers. After his time at Rizzo, he joined the Philadelphia Flyers Youth, with whom he spent two years. A three-year presence on the Little Flyers followed, and this season marks his first with 97 Team Comcast. His current squad and the Little Flyers are members of the Atlantic Youth Hockey League (AYHL). Melaragni mans the point for the Bantam Minor team, one of 17 squads in the league, which includes representatives from Hershey and Scranton.
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“This team and the Little Flyers have made me used to travel,” he said of the upcoming 10-day visit to Northern Europe. Competition also has taken the young prospect to Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, as well as various Canadian locations. His schedule has accustomed him to working tirelessly on improving his abilities. The AYHL season features 32 league games, and, with tournaments and nonleague contests, Melaragni may play 60 to 70 games each year. “It’s a 12-month cycle,” his father, also named David, said of the ultra-competitive nature of molding talent. The older Melaragni began playing at Rizzo shortly after its 1979 opening. After his only son had given baseball a trial run, he turned him on to hockey. “I loved it right away,” Melaragni said. “I loved the speed and the hitting aspect.” USA Hockey’s rules have limited his use of checking, but nothing has kept him from being offensive-minded. “I love to rush the puck,” he said of leading offensive jaunts. “I don’t like to get scored upon, so I work on my defense, too.”
TONIGHT, LIKE EVERY Thursday and Monday night, Melaragni will venture to the Virtua Flyers Skate Zone in Pennsauken, N.J., for practice. Wanting to become an elite player, he receives insights from his Bantam coach, former Flyer Keith Primeau, who scored 87 goals for the Orange and Black over six seasons. Melaragni enjoys Primeau’s relentless pursuit of improvement, following a regimen that consists of running and stretching on Mondays and Taekwondo on Thursdays. “Coach Primeau has us work hard because he knows we’re winners,” he said of him and his teammates, who compete in 16-minute periods in rinks that follow the NHL’s 85-foot-by-200-foot dimensions. Selects Hockey knows Melaragni is a winner, too. Since 2003, it has exposed top young players across Europe and North America to “all avenues of hockey in an effort to facilitate opportunities at the NCAA, junior and professional levels,” according to its website. Responsible for 56 NHL Draft picks from ’07 to ’10, the Essex Junction, Vt.-based program hones prospects like Melaragni, demanding their best. The Marconi puck handler takes pride in knowing Selects’ personnel admire his best.
“I’ve always wanted to make a huge team like this,” he said of the 20-member unit that includes six Americans, with him as the lone Pennsylvanian, and 14 Canadians. His time with the team will begin April 22, as he and his mates will go through a seven-day training development camp in Stockholm. They will follow that with three days in the World Selects Invitational, an eight-team affair that will have Melaragni competing in at least seven games. “I have played up to three games in a day before,” he said without any apprehension towards the upcoming frenetic schedule. Another example of his coolness is the balance he strikes between school obligations and hockey responsibilities. “I work hard all the time to keep up my schoolwork,” Melaragni, who prefers math, said of his academic endeavors. Once April comes, the Davids will hit Europe, with his mother Dana remaining to look after daughters Nicollette and Giavanna. The girls and his grandparents watch David often on what his mother calls “hockey family trips.” Upon his return, Melaragni will likely have to write a report on or give a presentation of his hunt for cultural expansion. Visiting museums and landmarks will complement his quest to meet distinction among the best competition. A frequent watcher of the NHL Network, he roots for the Flyers and the Los Angeles Kings. He considers Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidström his favorite player, citing his leadership skills. The pre-teen wants to attend a prep school, with an eye on competing in the renowned Ontario Hockey League. Heeding his father’s claim that he should always look to improve his game, Melaragni knows he must continue to dedicate himself to obtaining greatness. If he does, he could join the few Italian Americans who have sped up and down NHL arenas, including current Flyer Daniel Carcillo. “I don’t feel any added pressure to perform,” Melaragni said. “I just keep looking to grow.” SPR Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/sports/features.
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GRADUATE HOSPITAL / RITTENHOUSE AREA / FITLER SQUARE 1643 Christian St. #1 Stunning rehabbed 1br w/tons of closet space, W/D, hwflrs, lrg storage bsmt $205,000 2121 Carpenter St. #1 Brand new 2br/2ba condominium in the heart of Graduate Hospital $230,900 1247 S. 19th St. Fantastic 3br/2.5ba, 3yrs old, all the bells & whistles, 2 outdoor spaces, fin bsmt $289,900 1011 S. 21st St. Newly Renovated Grad Hosp Townhome w/Unique Façade and Modern Upgrades $300,000 1608 Montrose St. Two-story townhome in a very desirable location features tons of upgrades! $325,000 764 S. Mole St. HWflrs, 3br/2.5ba, master ste. w/huge walk-in closet & sitting room $339,000 914 S. 16th St. Three-Story Gem in Graduate Hospital with Fabulous Upgrades $325,000 2228 Saint Albans St. Just reduced and staged! $359,900 1912 Kimball St. 3br/3ba, high-end finishes, tax abatement, roof deck, fin bsmt, garage $450,000 1901 Walnut St. #9B Wonderful Aity and Light Unit facing Ritenhouse Square $479,000 2011 Catharine St. Newly rehabbed! 2-car pkg., 3br/3.5ba, wood flrs, deluxe kit w/granite & SS $499,900 2413 Manning St. Reduced 2+br/2+ba, garage home xtra wide 4-story townhome in Fitler Sq. Charming Block $590,000 1737 Chestnut St. #301 Spacious, attractive, 2br/2ba, 1 blk fr Rittenhouse Sq., must see OPEN SUN 1/30 1-2PM $598,000 1424 Christian St. Customize your 4br/2.5ba mansion, orig. details, luxurious finishes, roofdeck, FP $649,000 1919 Walnut St. Wonderfully restored 8,000+ s.f., 2 car pkg, elevator, currently used as corp office $2,600,000 ITALIAN MARKET / SOUTH/ PENNSPORT 2113 S. Opal St. 3br/1ba, lrg rooms, EIK, backyard. Great affordable home in South Philadelphia $60,000 1222 South 20th St. Fantastic opportunity to own a huge, ranch style corner property $115,000 1909 Point Breeze Ave. 3br/1.5ba. Complete Renovation! All new systems, roof, KIT & windows OPEN SUN 1/30 1:30-2:30PM $120,000 1915 Point Breeze Ave. 3br/1.5ba. Complete Renovation! All new systems, roof, floors, Kitchen OPEN SUN 1/30 1:30-2:30PM $124,000 2316 S. Franklin St. 3br/1ba, HWflrs t/o. Recessed lighting, spacious living room, renovated KIT $135,000 1411 S. 23rd St. Recent renovations w/3br, den, patio. 1yr American Home Warranty Included! $139.000 707 Ellsworth St. Fantastic New Renovation in Italian Market Area $145,000 310 Gladstone St. 2br/1ba, Large Walk-in Closet in Master Bedroom, Fully Renovated $152,000 349 Tree St. Beautiful home with hardwoods, newer kitchen and bath. $159,900 2236 Dickinson St. Complete renovation with fabulous upgrades, full fin. bsmt & back patio $175,000 2410 S. 9th St. Nicely updated 3br/1ba S. Phila. home. Lrg KIT, spacious BR’s, rear garden, bsmt $182,000 2243 S. Carlisle St. End unit row, 3br/1ba, grt block, Hwflrs, large kitchen, Fireplace $189,999 2525 Federal St. Newly rehabbed 2br/1.5ba, hwflrs, grantite, SS appliances and parking $189,900 2612 S. Rosewood St. Renovated 3br, desirable block, lots of recent upgrades, aggressive price $199,900 OPEN SUN 1/30 12-1PM 640 Fernon St. Charming, comfortable & cozy. Renovated 3br/1ba, new KIT, private yard, fin bsmt $210,000 210 Carpenter St. #R Best Priced 2br/1ba townhome, great price, on private, picturesque courtyard setting 2020 Federal St. Newly Renovated Townhome in Graduate Hospital w/the most alluring upgrades! $225,000 1515 S. 2nd St. REDUCED-OWNER MOTIVATED!! BRING ALL OFFERS!!! 3Sty w/ huge yard/neat and clean t/o $205,000 1136 S. 26th St. New 3br/3ba; alarm system; bay windows; master ste; roof deck; fin bsmt $230,000 1808 S. Juniper St. Lots of Renovations, HWflrs, C/A, Newer Kit & Bath, Right off the Ave. $230,000 1515 S. 2nd St. Great Potential-3story w/huge yard/neat & clean t/o—just needs tlc. New Roof ’07 $230,000 203 Pierce St. New! 2br/1ba, hwflrs t/o, granite/stainless, 2nd flr laundry, 1 yr paid pkg, tax abtmnt $235,000 1926 S. 15th St. Well Maintained Triplex w/Grt Bones & Grt Income Potential.Top flr avail now ($650) $235,000 2415 S. 17th St. 4br/1.5ba for Architects by Architects. Stylish! Green Features! $235,000 120 McClellan St. Newly renovated & expanded 2br/1.5ba in Pennsport. Everything is brand new! $235,000 217 Watkins St. Pennsport home for sale with many great features. 3br/1ba on tree-lined street $240,000 1316 McKean St. Sustainable, affordable, grt st, bamboo, cedar, deck, recycled glass countertops $244,900 228 Wilder St. 3br/2.5ba Townhome, upgrades: hardwood/marble flrs, SS apps, Jacuzzi tub $247,500 1730 S. 4th St. 2br/2ba, full fin bsmt, full rehab, garden, deck, large backyard $249,000 822 Kimball St. Location, Location, Location. Three story home in move in condition $249,900 2847 Warnock St. Complete renovation with fabulous upgrades in South Philadelphia $250,000 2018 Manton St. 2br/2ba townhouse, New Construction, H/W & tiling, fenced yard, granite counters $250,000 1519 S. Camac St. 2br/1ba Twnhse; Bamboo Flrs; Marble Tile Kit; SS Appls; Berber Carpet in br’s $250,000 909 Tasker St. Charming home, incredible curb appeal, completely renovated by master craftsman $250,000
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5684198 *2745 S.Marshall 5820738* 524 Johnston 5699454 *2735 S. 16th 5818253 *746 Johnston 5827078 *1818 Hulseman 5818566 *1908 Forrestal 5784531 *3128 S. 18th 5268435 *3185 S. 20th 5541598 *3106 S.19th 5799128 *2800 S. 16th 5524696 *2134 Verona 5740384 *2907 S. Broad 5781062 *2940 S. Broad
Lot,16x57,development opportunity $39,000 3 BD,porchfront,needs updating&rehab $65,000 3 BD,needs updating,prime location $179,000 4 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,porch,move-in $209,900 3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,parking $349,900 3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,parking,Packer Park $349,900 3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,pkg,Paker Park $359,950 3 BD,2 Ba,c/a,deck,pkg,Packer Park $369,900 3 BD,fin.bsmt,parking,Packer Park $364,900 Corner Commercial,C2,+2 BD Apt. $375,000 2 BD,2.5Ba,c/a,garage,newer condo $419,000 3 BD,2 Ba,c/a,h/w,deck,parking,mint $450,000 3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,deck,parking $559,000
2 BD,c/a,affordable,recently renovated 3 BD,1.5Ba,nice move-in condition 3 BD,h/w,updated,move in condition 3 BD,well kept,convenient location 2 BD,h/w,well kept,needs updating 3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,move-in condition Corner Commercial+studio+1BD Apt 3 BD,1.5Ba,affordable starter home 3 BD,needs some updating,main street 3 BD,nice character,spacious,main st. 3 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,great location 3 BD,nice EIK,spacious,main street 3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,renovated hm 3 BD,1.5 Ba,c/a,move-in condition Office+Apt.,very nice location Corner Commercial,C1,2 BD Apt. Triplex,C1,modern condition,garage Duplex,2+1,modern,renovated apts
$118,000 $119,900 $125,000 $129,900 $134,900 $139,900 $139,900 $139,900 $145,000 $155,000 $169,900 $179,000 $189,900 $199,900 $235,000 $275,000 $275,000 $285,000
5765823 *2224 S. Hicks 2 BD,nice starter hm,convenient area $139,900 5614963 *1711 W.Passyunk 2 BD,1.5Ba,h/w,spacious,main street $154,900 5807124 *1512 Wolf Storefront+residence,C1,needs updating $169,000 5684130 *2141 S. Mole 2 BD,c/a,h/w,beautiful,newly renovated $185,000 5820294 *2419 S. Chadwick 3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,h/w,newly renovated $187,500 5804765 *1537 Porter 4 BD,spacious hm,convenient area $189,900 5789523 *2611 S. Rosewood 3 BD,c/a,modern move-in condition $194,900 5675444 *1433 Snyder Office+2 BD Apt.,C2,deck,renovated $219,900 5806379 *2330 S. 15th 4 BD,fin.bsmt,spacious,trad. style $224,900 5667184 *2410 S. Mole 3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,modern move-in cond. $239,900 5806501 *1410 Jackson 3 BD+den,h/w,spacious,traditional style $259,000 5706105 *2239 S. 15th Triplex,2+2+1,sep.util.,close to Broad $259,900 5772271 *1517 Oregon 3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,recently renovated home $269,900 5713511 *1424 Wolf Triplex,2+1+Studio,Close to Broad Street $299,900 5671886 *2210 S. Broad 3 BD,1.5Ba,Fam.Rm,c/a,h/w,Br. Stone $559,000
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3 BD,fin.bsmt,porch,needs updating 2 BD,needs updating,already rented 3 BD,investment row,already rented Corner Commercial+Apt.,C2 zoning 4 BD,1.5ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,renovated 4 BD,1.5Ba,porch,updated Twin 4 BD,2 Ba,grand Girard Estate Twin 3 BD,2.5Ba,fam.rm,garage,new hm 3 BD,2.5Ba,den,garage,c/a,new hm
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$74,900 $89,900 $97,500 $239,900 $254,900 $295,000 $349,900 $465,000 $534,999
5687666 *1100 S. Broad,#406C Studio,484sf,MarineClubCondo,pkg. $155,000 5753819 *1100 S. Broad #309B 1 BD,696sf,Marine Club Condo $199,000 5648356 *1100 S. Broad#711C Studio,517sf,Marine Club Condo $199,000 5801695 *1324 S. Broad #2R 2 BD,2 Ba,deck,1174sf bi-level condo $217,300 5611790 *1312 S. Broad 6 BD,3322sf Victorian,needs rehab $319,900 5774832 *1807 S. Broad Quad,2+1+2+1,3146sf, updated apts. $485,000 5714061 *1418 Catharine Quad,2+3+3+3,2 car garage,loc. $569,000 5586200 *1218 S. Broad Quad,4000sf,c/a,renovated,C2zoning $879,000
5550491 *1706 S. 20th 5268361 *2044 Wilder 5813259 *1741 S. Taylor 5813269 *2040 Sigel 5748705 *1741 Point Breeze 5619225 *1128 S. 24th 5795316 *2314 Federal 5664603 *2030 Sigel 5726334 *2228 Latona 5810818 *1516 S. Garnet 5689870 *2141-45 Cross 5613018 *2046-50 Annin 5705988 *1804 Hoffman 5711916 *1918 Tasker 5706238 *2023 S. 20th 5820272 *1638 S. 23rd 5819047 *2024 S. Garnet 5786993 *1721 S. 19th 5796621 *1430 S. 19th 5727823 *2030 Pierce 5753619 *2022 Manton 5723903 *1241 S. 21st 5784536 *1152 S. Cleveland 5722235 *1945-51 S. 24th 5810630 *1345 S. 19th 5809293 1841 Manton 5696729 *1229 S. 20th
5610283 *1445 S.Etting Lot,14x50,development opportunity 5775963 *2635 Reed Lot,15x64,development opportunity 5775974 *2633 Reed Lot,15x64,development opportunity 5746116 *1266 S. 27th Lot,C2,14x57,develop.opportunity 5746118 *1268 S. 27th Lot,C2,16x57,develop.opportunity 5746121 *1270 S. 27th Lot,C2,19x64,develop.opportunity 5730327 *1525 S. Dover 3 BD,good starter hm or investment 5813253 *1553 S. Taney 3 BD,good investment rental home 5629108 *2634 Sears 2 BD,pine fls,nice move-in condition 5813332 *1332 S. Newkirk 3 BD,porchfront,move-in condition 5745025 *1349 S. Newkirk 2 BD,porchfront,h/w,good starter hm 5664613 *2644 Reed 3 BD,modern hm,already rented 5664610 *2635 Dickinson 3 BD,modern hm,already rented 5793271 *1506 S. Newkirk 3 BD,newly renovated,nice block 5770732 *1271 S. Newkirk 2 BD,c/a,h/w,newly renovated 5705287 *2734 Pierce 3 BD,c/a,h/w,EIK,nice hm & block 5763272 *2750 Wharton Corner Commercial,Restaurant+Apts 5781817 *2501 Christian #401 (Grays Court)4BD,2Ba,pkg,townhouse 5775845 *2501 Christian #101(Grays Court)2 BD,2Ba,c/a,Condo Flat
5818901 *2645 Snyder 5809023 *2741 McKean 5758912 *2619 Dudley 5825070 *2017 S. Hollywood
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5808663 *7645 Elmwood
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Licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey 925 Catharine St - Beautifully renovated and well designed home with new kitchen and bath, custom finished and hardwood floors. Granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances. Nice rear yard. Second floor features 2 bedrooms and new bath with the 3rd floor consisting of a large main bedroom with rear walk out roof deck. Conveniently located near parks, hospitals, schools, restaurants and Center City shopping. Excellent value so come see. 1440 Porter St. - Large, beautiful and recently renovated modern duplex. 1st floor unit features 1 large bedroom and 1 bath. Large living room and kitchen with wood cabinets. 2nd floor unit is bilevel with 3 large bedrooms and 1 bath and large new kitchen. Lots of closets and freshly painted and carpeted. Large clean cement basement. 2733 Cleveland St. - You can’t beat the location. Close to everything you need like shopping, transportation and recreational activities. Newer front, modern kitchen w/birch cabinets and ceramic tile floor. Rear yard. 3 bedrooms and a modern ceramic tile bath. Hardwood floors downstairs and carpeting in bedrooms.
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3 BD,fin.bsmt,h/w,garden,rear parking $115,000 3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,parking,Airlite $129,000 3 BD,rec.rm,c/a,parking,18’wide Airlite $129,900 2 BD,1.5 Ba,fin.bsmt,parking,renovated $189,900 3 BD,c/a,h/w,modern kitchen,end airlite $129,900
1757 Bigler St - Location, Location, Location. A Modern Three bedroom home on one of the finest blocks in South Phila. Newer sewer line to the street newer electrical service. Modern Eat in Kitchen. There are hardwood floors under carpeting throughout the property. PROPERTY IS VERY CLEAN AND WELL KEPT. 1820 Etting St - JUST REDUCED TO $74,900. Modern Rancher home. Large living room and large eat in kitchen. Tile bath and 2 large bedrooms. Central air and large fenced back yard. Large partially finished basement. 1745 Watkins St. - Newbold Area. Home has been Lived in and Loved by one Owner for the Past 60 Years. Now It’s Your Turn to Give It Some Needed TLC. 2837 Smedley St. - A real doll house. Adorable 2 bedroom home on a wonderful street in a fantastic area. Lovingly cared for over many years Modern through out with a comfortable rear wood deck. 2519 S. 15th - Very Large home in a desirable South Philadelphia neighborhood. Over 1400 sq.ft. of living space located close to all transportation, major roads and center city. Walking distance to Citizens Park/Sports Complex. 2340 S. 17th St. - Great Location on one of the finest blocks in South Phila. Large 4 bedroom home. Hardwood floors under carpeting. Many Extras are included with the sale of this property
2531 Clarion St. - Immaculate 3 Bedroom Home Right-off Broad Street, Boasts Charm and Coziness. Pergo Floors, Modern Kitchen, Nice Yard, Modern Bath. Great Finished Basement Area with Ceramic Tile Floor.
Business Opportunity - Long-Time & Well-Established Owner Operated Laundromat and 2 Apts –Real Money Maker. Laundromat with 9 Top loaders, 6 Large Washers & 10 Dryers. 2nd Floor - 2 Apartments Clean & Maintained. All Newer Gas Heaters & Hot Waters Heaters for Apartments. New Roof 2006. (2049 S. 22nd)
808 E. Passyunk Ave - DUPLEX. Large Unique & Beautiful corner property! Both units are modern with one bedroom and one bath and feature LARGE open floor plans and are very well maintained. 2nd floor unit has a large 2 tier deck with views of the city. One car garage. First floor is also zoned commercial as well.
2213 Lambert St. - This home is well maintained and is located on an attractive tree lined street near Girard Estate. Home Protection Warranty included. COMPARE THIS LOVELY HOME TO THE REST ! 1350 Paxon St - New rehabbed 3 bedroom home. Buy cheap and move in or rent and prosper.
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5632424 *1409 S. Chadwick 3 BD,needs updating,already rented $69,900 5758220 *1306 S. 17th 3 BD,spacious,needs updating & rehab $79,900 5779629 *1437 S. Mole 2 BD,c/a,modern renovated home $95,000 5789106 *1740 Manton 2 BD,needs updating,livable home $124,900 5791370 *1240 S. 15th 4 BD,3 BD,3 story shell, needs rehab $129,900 5810503 *1252 S. 18th 3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,newly renovated hm $174,900 5792778 *1815 S. 18th Corner Commercial+4 BD Apt.,C2 $229,900 5595932 *1747 Federal 2 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,newly renovated $249,900 5813717 *1519 S. Mole 3 BD,2 Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,deck,new hm$250,000 5813346 *1829 S. 18th 3 BD,3.5Ba,c/a,huge renovated hm $259,900 5783964 *1311-15 S.Carlisle-D 1 BD,2Ba,c/a,1900 sg.ft,loft condo $269,000 5781777 *1311-15 S.Carlisle 2 BD,2 Ba,c/a,2392sg.ft. loft Condo $299,000 5809936 *1751 Federal 3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,new home $299,000 5786987 *1728 S. 18th 5 BD,3.5 Ba,c/a,h/w,huge ren. hm $279,900 5809934 *1753 Federal 3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,new home $315,000 5813035 *1516 Wharton 4 BD,4.5Ba,fin.bsmt,spect. rehab $340,000
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2541 Galloway St. - This Gorgeous Home is located in the Whitman area close to shopping, public transportation and Delaware Avenue. It is a must see and in move in condition. Full Finished basement with ultra modern powder room and plenty of storage space. Modern bathroom .
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houses For rent
16xx s. 5th st. Large 3 story home, 5 Br, 1.5 Baths. $199,000 1xx daily st. 2 BR Rehab, H/W Floors $199,900. 9xx mcclellan st. 2 BR, Total Rehab! C/A, H/W floors. - $199,000 8xx mountain st. 2 BR Home with Parking REDUCED $259,000 22xx s. 22nd st. 4 BR, Good Block - Great Buy! $119,900 9xx emily st. 2 car garage w/ 1 BR Apt. $159,000. 14xx porter st. Duplex - two, 2 BR apts., self-contained. $209,000 private club w/Liquor License & Building Reduced $249,000
3xx snyder ave. 3 Br. Home 20xx wharton st. 3 Br. Home 19xx s. 29th st. 3 Br. Home 14xx s. marston st. 3 Br. Home
oFFice space For rent 21xx s. broad st 2nd floor, 4 rooms, $850 month camac & miFFlin vic. Artist space- 1200 sq. ft. Lots of light, $750 month oFFice/retail - passyunK vic. 1st Fl., 800 sq. ft.
apartment rentals 12xx wolF st 2nd FL., 2BR 20xx s. 18th st 1st FL., 1BR 18xx daly st 2nd Fl., 2 BR 26xx s. darien st. 2nd Fl., 2 BR 14xx JacKson st. 2-3rd Fl., Bi-Level, 3 BR 21xx s. 11th st. 2nd & 3rd Floor, 3 BR, 25xx christian st. 2nd Floor– 1 BR
garage For rent 7xx cantrell st. Garage w/ heat & a/c. $1,000 month
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215-755-1100 113 WASHINGTON AVENUE
Newer front, 4 Br’s, finished basement, modern kitchen, 1.5 baths too!
Brand new home, 3 Br’s, 1.5 baths, central air, finished basement and located just off Broad street!
16XX latona SPECTACULAR NEW CONSTRUCTION, roof deck,3 Br’s, 3 baths, finished basement, 10 yr tax abatement. $319,900
Three Br’s, modern kitchen and bath, finished basement too. Located off Oregon Ave!
Quincy Court, Newer Construction, 3 Br’s, 2.5 baths, ultra kitchen, fireplace, center city views!
16XX s. Beulah
Everything is New from top to bottom. Central Air, finished basement & hardwood floors.
21XX hicks New GHA heater and CAC, hardwood floors T/O, new kitchen w/granite countertops & new roof too!
Total Renovation, 3 Br’s, large kitchen, C/A, hardwood floors, move in condition. $220,000.
Nice kept 2 Br, 2 full bath home call for inspection. priced to sell at only $95,000.
14XX e. MoyaMensing Three story, total renovation, 2 Br, large bath, hardwood floors, move in condition. $239,900.
Three Br, 1 bath, recently updated, priced to sell at $89,900
Totally renovated 3 Br 1.5 bath home that offers hardwood floors and central air. Just move in!
18XX s. 2nD
Four unit bld, two apartments and two offices, fully rented. Separate utilities and building rebuilt recently!
20XX s. chaDwick
Modern 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath. Home priced to sell at only $109,900... Call For Appointment.
Newer front, 3 Br, 1 bath, c/a, hardwood floors, immediate occupancy.
New construction, townhouse with 3 Br’s, 2.5 baths located in the heart of Bella Vista!
18XX n. RinggolD
Very large 5 Br home in need of TLC. Only $29,900
17XX s. 2nD, DupleX
Two 2 Br, 1 bath homes side by side w/parking. Both currently rented. Asking $280,000.
New front, 3 Br’s + den, 2 full baths, finished basement too. Like New Construction!
14XX e MoyaMensing
3 Br, 1.5 bath on nice Whitman block. Needs cosmetics, only $115,000
Two Br’s, hardwood floors, modern kitchen and bath. Freshly painted too. Only $74,900.
2 Br 1 bath on very nice bloc. Only $140,000! Quaint 3 Br home with front porch and garden. Only $159,900.
25XX s. 17th giRaRD estate Row - Four Br’s, 2
full baths, refinished hardwood floors, new CAC, new roof too! Immediate Possession.
3XX geRRett Quaint Pennsport Block. Original front & pine floors, new windows, fabulous kitchen and bath, finished basesment too! $215,000
11XX s. 8th gaRage
that fits cars and 2nd floor office space aprox. 2900 sq ft. Call for details.
4XX DuDley Pennsport row home with nice brick front, 2 Br’s needs some TLC. Only $89,900.
Large 3 Br home in absolute move in condtion. Attractive Price too!
20XX s. 4th Everything is brand new from top to bottom, central air, hardwood floors, new drywall walls, new electric and plumbing. Price Reduced.
11XX s. 13th
Three story, 6 Br, 3 bath home with detached garage. Priced to sell at $249,900.
Recently remodeled 2 Br home priced to sell at $239,900. Everything is new!
1XX MoRRis Three story, 4 Br, 2.5 bath home with fireplace, central air, and finished basement. Call now.
21xx so. Broad st. - 1st floor commercial space w/ C/A $1,700 month. 28xx s. 12th st. - $1,100 month + utilities 4xx hoffman st. - 2Bdrm, Newly Renovated $1,000 month. 13xx wolf st. - Office Space Avail. $2,000 month. 17xx snyder ave. - Space available 350-400 ft. 1st floor rear, 2nd floor & basement. 1250 mnt. 3 bdrm. + den & 2 full bathes, rear deck 6xxx Reed st.. - 2nd/3rd Fl., Bi-Level, 2BR w/CAF. $1250 + Utilities 21xx s. Broad st. - 3rd Fl., 2BR 2/CA. $900 + Utilities 4xx Morris st. - 2nd Fl., 1BR. $800
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Beautiful Recently Rehabbed Packer Park Home with Upgrades Galore! Come see this stunning 3 Bedroom, 1/1 Bathroom Home! This home features nothing but the BEST from Hardwood Floors to a Beautiful Kitchen with Granite Countertops, Cherry Wood Cabinets, and Stainless Steel Appliances to a Magnificent Three Piece Bath with a Jacuzzi Tub! Offered at $379,900. Contact the Listing Agent Michael Giordano for more information or to schedule a showing at 215.334.3333 x103 or 215.451.7610! Visit us on the web at www.c21forrester. com, our Facebook Page, or on Twitter: @C21Forrester!
FORRESTER REAL ESTATE
1608 E. Passyunk Ave SALES-RENTALS-APPRAISALS-INVESTMENTS 215-334-3333
Paul Borriello, Broker/Owner Michael Giordano, Associate Broker/Owner South Philadelphia Realty Board Members: Alpha Realty Group Inc., Capozzi Real Estate, E.R.A. Cilione Real Estate, C-21 Advantage Gold, C-21 Forrester Real Estate, Philator.Com Realtors, Furia Real Estate, Mercury Realty Group, Precise Realty Inc., Plumer and Associates, Prudential Fox and Roach, Rocco Bene Real Estate, William Festa Realty, Summit Real Estate SPRB Affiliate Members: Bon-Sin Insurance Agency, Boro Home Inspectors, Boulevard Mtg Co., Cardinal Financial Co., Knights Abstract, Prudential Savings Bank, Select Lending Group, St. Edmunds FSB., Vito F. Canuso Jr. Esq.
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1321 E. Moyamensing Avenue – 3 Bedrooms. 2 ½ Baths. 18ft. Wide. 10 ft. Ceilings . 2400 square feet. Oversized Bedrooms. Den. W/D. Deck. Large Yard. $469,000.
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2025 Kimball Street – 3 Bedrooms. 3 ½ Baths. Den. 3 Story Home . Hardwood Floors. New Stainless Steel Appliances. Deck. W/D. $339,000.
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1517 S Corlies Street – 3 Bedrooms. Hardwood Floors. $49,000.
2353 East York Street – 4 Bedroom. 1 and 2- ½ Baths. 18ft Wide. Dining Room. Modern Kitchen. W/D. Yard. New Front. $289,900.
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1634 N Randolph Street – Warehouse. High Ceilings. 20 x 100. $125,000.
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2042-44 S 69th Street – Large Garage/Office Space. High Ceilings. Overhead Door. Approx. 1300 sq. ft. $79,500.
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Large corner lot - 4BR - 3.5 Baths. 3 Levels - Driveway. $449,900.
Last 2 in Community Corner Homes, 2 BR - 2.5 Ba, Garage. $314,990. Full 10 Year Tax Abatement.
3410 Trevi Court Spectacular 5 BR - 3.5 Ba Home plus extra Media Room & GRAND back yard. Too many Upgrades to list. Tax Abatement. $579,900
3508 So. 20th Street Interior corner with ultra fab side & rear yard - beautifully upgraded 5 BR - 3.5 Ba / large plank HW 1st level / custom woodwork - moldings throughout / upgraded lighting throughout / extra Family Room adjacent to kitchen - Tax Abatement. $579,900
VillaS @ PackER PaRk Re-Sales 21XX Verona Drive Big, Bright and Beautiful Corner Villa, 3 BR, 2.5 Bath, garage & driveway – many upgrades throughout. Remaining Tax Abatement. $369,900
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NeaR PaSSyuNk SquaRe – Reduced
Drastically reduced!! 20th & Snyder – 3 bedroom home in South Philly. Great for owner occupant or investor – Great price! Just Reduced! Great location & Income potential – Desirable income property on S. Broad. Six units – Basement office & 5 apartments, 6 baths. All transportation, business and conveniences here! 12th & Snyder Vic – Large 3 bedroom home with central air on a main street near all major transportation. Needs some TLC! 18th & Jackson Sts – Corner store/deli with income producing apartment on 2nd floor. Sep entrance & sep utilities. Creative opportunities await! 9th & Johnston Vic – Wide tree lined street. Well maintained 3 bedroom home, mod kitchen, open porch. Very charming throughout. 6th & Tasker Vic - WHY ARE YOU STILL RENTING? You can own close to Center City, East Passyunk, and the Italian Market without paying those prices. Well kept, 3 Bedroom 2 Bath house in SENE Area. Port Richmond – Ontario & Almond Vicinity – Handy person needed – Open porch, large kitchen, pretty street. Needs some work – but not a shell. 25xx Mildred – 2 bedroom home on a clean, stable block and convenient to everything. Needs upgrades. Good potential for handy buyers. Front porch & rear enclosed patio. Newbold Vicinity – Brand new top to bottom! 2 BR, ultra bath & kitchen, finished basement. Close to shopping & all transportation – Upgraded 2 BR home. New elec, heat, HW, range, windows, carpeting. Large mod bath w/new fixtures. Large covered front porch. 18th & Montgomery Ave – Duplex – Temple U Campus – 3 BR Unit & 1 BR Unit renovated 3 – 4 years ago. Great investment. Near Overbrook Park Section – Attention Investors – With a little imagination, this 2 bedroom, straight-thru could turn into a nice return on investment. Call now! 5th & Porter Vicinity – Lovely 2 bedroom home w/HW floors, fin basement, mod kit & bath, new front! 10th & Snyder – Modern duplex – Central air, modern kitchens and baths. Excellent income potential, separate utilities. Garage – Large corner garage! 1350 sq ft, 17 x 85. New roof, gas/elec/water. Used for storage, could be great development opportunity. Zoned residential. 18xx Wolf St – Large & formal, modern throughout. Large patio, fin basement. Just Reduced!! Near Temple University Campus – Large 4 BR home just off campus. Needs work but at $49,900 this becomes very attractive. 10th & Ritner – Close to everything. Needs updating throughout. Tenant occupied. Home zoned residential but set up as a duplex. $750 rent on each unit, great long term tenants. Great block in South Philly. Just Reduced!! 11th & Shunk Vicinity – Open the front door to this traditional home in South Philly. Features include 3 BRs, 1 bath, dining room & living room w/hardwood floors. 15th & Oregon Vicinity – Handyperson needed – 3 BR’s, main street, needs work. Asking only $139,900! Prestigious Girard Estate – 25xx Cleveland – Charming home w/lots of original charm, pocket doors, refurbished floors and much more! South of Oregon – Short sale – Great investment opportunity. 3 BR, 1 bath corner property currently used as single family dwelling but can be converted to duplex. Parking in rear! South of Oregon – Duplex! 2 modern apartments plus a garage! 2nd floor deck, sep utilities. Great location. Whitman Rehab – Sheet rocked walls throughout, fin basement, central air, ultra mod kit w/granite counters, tile bath, 3 bedrooms & deck. Everything is 5 years old!
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1821 S 6th Street – 3 Apts. w/Separate Utilities. 2 – 2 Bedroom Units. 1 – Studio. $139,000.
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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
2417 S. 16TH ST-3.5BEDRMS., 2BATHS, FIN. BSMT. CALL BUD NOTARFRANCESCO 215-8681265.
BOOK YOUR SUMMER VACATION AT THE RITZ! Studios starting at $1800 & 1BR $2,800. Steps from the Beach & Casinos. Contact Dave or Alex at Boardwalk Realty. (609)345-2062.
27XX S. SMEDLEY ST. terrace street. 3/BDR Lrg. home, Price: $275,000 Negotiable. Finish.Rec/ Rm. Deck. 215-468-3430 2826 S Iseminger Street Large South Philly Rowhouse-Move in condition. 3 bedrooms, off street parking, new roof and newer appliances. Finished basement with 2 full baths. Call 856-889-8765 $276000 USD ARIZONA BUILDING LOTS FULL ACRES AND MORE! Guaranteed Owner Financing No credit check $0 down - 0 interest Starting @ just $99/mo. Close to Tucson’s Intl. Airport Hear free recording at 800-6318164 Code 4001 or visit www. sunsiteslandrush.com OWN 20 ACRES $129/mo. $13,900 Near Growing El Paso, Texas (safest city in America!) Low down, no credit checks, owner financing. Free Map/Pictures. 866-254-7755 www.sunsetranches.com
LIVE IN LUXURY SUMMER 2011! Affordable Summer packages starting at $8,000. Great Amenities incl. Directly on the Bdwalk. Contact Ray of Ocean Club Realty (609)345-3101 x117.
Modern 1 BDR Condo, pool, patio,cable, great location. Season $8500. Call 267-257-6389
STUDIO/EFFICIENCY 9TH & FITZWATER 2/Rms,W/ D,Stor./Bsmt.,Avail.Soon. 1/BDR apt.,1st.flr.No Pets. 215-915-5347
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16XX SO.10TH-2BEDRM.,E/I KITCHEN, $850/MO.+UTILS. ALSO 1BEDRM,1ST.FLR.,11XX SO. 7TH ST. $650+UTILS. 215334-5817.
14XX S.21ST. ST 3bedrms., 1.5baths, new kit., full bsmt. $870/ mo.+utils. 267-331-0854.
10TH & DICKINSON VIC. 1st flr., 1BDR, new Kitchen, W/D, H/D Flrs/LVR, bsmt & yd.$875+. Also 2BDR. apt. 215-397-7075
15XX SO. BROAD ST
18TH & MIFFLIN VIC. 2bedrms., $600/mo.+utils. Call Tom, 215378-8427
1BEDRM.,TILE BATH, LARGE, MODERN.$900/mo.+. Call 610304-0087.
18XX S. 4TH ST. 1st.Flr. Newlyremodeled, Avail. Immed. $750+ utilities. Jack 215-768-3929
19XX S. 11TH ST 1st. flr., yard, basement, W/D, No pets. $850/ mo.+utils. 215-939-1526.
1BR apt, Newly renvtd, C/A/H, WD, Exp brick wall. FP. Pets OK. $900+ Gas/Elec. Water Free. 609-517-3245 9TH & TASKER VIC.-2ND FLR., HDW/WD, A/C, WASHER/DRYER. $850/mo.+utils. Call 267334-6111. ITALIAN MKT.AREA 1bedrm, $900/mo.+utils. Washer/Dryer, A/C Call 267-334-6111 NEWLY RENOVATED APATMENTS IN HEART OF SOUTH PHILADELPHIA Spacious bi-level apartment in elevator building with BRAND NEW kitchen, including cabinets, countertop and appliances!! BRAND NEW bathroom vanity with granite top. Apartment also features central air, on site laundry and more! Walking distance to East Passyunk Avenue shopping and restaurants; one block to Broad Street; Close to all major public transportation!! Call Lucy at 215-351-9193.
72ND & LINDBERGH VIC. 2 BDRS.,1st. Flr, Garage Laundry Room ,Bsmt, Yd. $825+ Utilities 267-918-1251 7TH & PORTER Lg.2BDR,1st flr., new, no pets. 1st,last,1mo. sec.$850+Utils. 215-463-4000. 8TH & JOHNSTON VIC. newly renovated.Hdwd/Flrs,W/D,D/W. $775/mo.+utils. 215-813-1763. 9TH RITNER Lg.2BDR.,2nd, flr.,no pets, 1st,last,1mo.security. $850+Utils. 215-463-4000.
9TH SPRING GARDEN
BEAUTIFUL 2BEDR.,TILE BATH, HDWD FLRS., ALL APPLIANCES, A/C, SEC.SYSTEM. $1100/ MO+. 610-304-0087
SO.BROAD STREET-ULTRA MOD., ALL APPLIANCES, GRANITE COUNTER TOPS, HDWD, CARPET/TILE, C/A, WINDOW TREATMENT, W/D, STARTING AT-$995.00+. WALK TO-SPORTS COMPLEX. TRANSPORTATION OUTSIDE YOUR DOOR. NO PETS. 215-755-6900.
THREE + BEDRMS FOR RENT
10TH & SNYDER
4BEDRMS., 1ST FLR., CARPET, FULL BSMT.,$1200/MO.+. 610304-0087.
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