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ists, designers, engineers and inventors aiming to promote their visions. “We celebrate the geek here,” the Center City resident said Monday at the South of South location, inspecting a few of the machines that have given established and novice creators feasible means to start, tinker with or complete projects. “The simple, complicated and exotic all come to life here.” A descendant of University City Science Center,

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To the Editor: Tom Cardella missed the real issue entirely in his recent column on women in combat and related job achievements (â&#x20AC;&#x153;More than the fair sex,â&#x20AC;? Feb. 7). Men are not sour sports, despite a dishonest media continually slanting gender stories. What many ask is that women who get a job be held to the same standard as the men. Nothing less. This is not sour grapes. Women entering previously male-only fields are often allowed lower standards for the same job â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a fact Mr. Cardella leaves out. This often requires extra labor from male coworkers (for the same wage by the way), and puts all the workers at risk. If a woman in a battle unit need only carry a smaller weight or run a slower mile, do you think the enemy will give her the same break â&#x20AC;&#x201D; in combat? But you can bet men will die protecting her. We went through this shell game in firefighter units when the liberals screamed that it was unfair to make women carry a 150-pound sack down a ladder as a job prerequisite â&#x20AC;&#x201D; as many failed the test that men passed easily. In many jobs, appropriate standards have been discarded for political correctness, even putting the public at risk. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll ask Mr. Cardella, if heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s up on the third floor dying from smoke inhalation, does he want to be greeted by the 100-pound female firefighter, who couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t pass the old test, to carry him down to safety?

seniors were displaced. In addition, the [Jacob and Esther Stiffel Senior Center], 604 Porter St., was closed [in July 2011]. They had more than 400 seniors. Some of the seniors moved to South Philadelphia Older Adult Center, 1430 E. Passyunk Ave. While the staff there has done an outstanding job in taking in many of these citizens, there is not enough room for all. [Caring People Alliance, which ran the Marconi Older Adult Center at Fels, is renting the former St. Monicaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s day care building, 2433 S. 15th St.] It has been eight months and it still has not been opened. There has been no coverage in the Review. All the former members have heard are rumors. My question, and that of many others, is when will it open and what stage of completion it is in? I respectfully request on behalf of the seniors that the Review look into this and find out where are our South Philly politicos who should be moving this along. We ask for your immediate attention to this problem and we would like to hear from our politicians on expediting this opening. Joseph Cirella South Philadelphia

Editorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Note: The new location was set to open Nov. 1, but had been postponed. No new date had been set as of press time.

Lauding Landreth To the Editor: It was hot that day as I recall. The guys were gathering to play some ball. I was proud to be a part of it all. It was really our thing. Passion for the game is all you had to bring. Watching great moves on the court all the time, Refunding soda bottles for a nickle or a dime, This was a part of it all and it wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t a crime. There were lessons to be learned on the court that day. Older guys helped you in a mentoring way. Scoring points and looking your best Wanting to be better than the rest. Guys wore Converse and Pro-Keds, Maybe a headband on their heads. Landreth schoolyard was for me. It gave me character and a sense of purpose you see.

The kind of education to make me stay, Good players schooled me I must say. Some guys took their talent to another state While others didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make it and sealed their own fate. With its rusty gates and wornout nets, A chance to play at Landreth schoolyard is what you get. Landreth School was there for a reason, Developing good players from season to season. To some, Landreth schoolyard is a thing of the past, But to me the memories will always last. Goodbye, Landreth School, with its rusty gates You will always be the best schoolyard in the state. Charles Riddick Greenbrier, Tenn. Comment on these letters or topics at southphillyreview.com/opinion/letters.

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Senior seeking answers To the Editor: I have read your story on the tot lot and Point Breeze parks amenities (â&#x20AC;&#x153;Law and mortar,â&#x20AC;? Feb. 7). I commend your paper on outstanding coverage, and additional documentary on [School District of Philadelphia] Officer Jahmall Crandall. It was an outstanding piece of work. I would like to call your attention to [Samuel S. Fels South Philadelphia Center, 2407 S. Broad St.] It was closed eight months ago and replaced by a charter school [in September]. Approximately 600

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TOGETHER NO LONGER: Kassandra Gallegos, 8, and more than 50 ďŹ gures from Juntos, 2029 S. Eighth St., placed broken paper hearts on a fence in front of the AquĂ­ y AllĂĄ mural, 1515 S. Sixth St., Tuesday evening. Seeking comprehensive immigration reform, the supporters added the artwork to symbolize community members lost to deportation, with this girl honoring an uncle whose 2007 departure came following his three-year stay in South Philly. SPR

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Tragedy at FDR A Montgomery County cop was found dead after killing himself in an area park Monday. ■ By Amanda L. Snyder Review Managing Editor

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fter an extensive search, Lower Merion and Philadelphia police departments located an officer of the former unit in FDR Park, Broad Street and Pattison Avenue. Sean Quinn, 46, was last seen at 5:30 a.m. in Ardmore Monday while his final contact with his family occurred about an hour later somewhere near Columbus Boulevard, according to the Lower Merion Police Department. He was supposed to report to work at 7 a.m., however, officers located him inside his personal vehicle at FDR Park unresponsive with a “self-inflicted gunshot wound.” “The Lower Merion Police Department wishes to express its heartfelt condolences to Officer Quinn’s family and friends and asks that they be kept in your thoughts and prayers as we all try to come to terms with this tragic event,” Lower Merion Police Superintendent Michael McGrath said in a statement.

Tracking the crime The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals continues to look for clues since posting a $2,000 reward Feb. 7 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the death of the six pit bulls found dead along the railroad tracks in South of South Jan 30. Workers were completing a routine inspection of the tracks at 26th Street and Washington Avenue when they spotted several black trash bags containing the canines’ remains. The PSPCA’s humane law enforcement officers reported to the area and transported the bags back to their headquarters. The investigation is ongoing. Each animal had extensive injuries and wounds, and appeared to have died within 24 hours of discovery, the nonprofit’s Director of Humane Law Enforcement George Bengal said. “Until we have more details, we don’t want to speculate on the cause of the death, but we do know that these animals did not die of natural causes,” he said. “We urge anyone with information about how these dogs died or who placed them in that area to contact us.” To report information, call the group’s anti-cruelty hot line at 866-601-SPCA (7722).

Illegal view A Queen Village man was cited for providing private security for more than 30 city businesses without a license. Since 2011, Osvaldo Gallelli, 39, of the 1000 block of South Second Street, has provided private security services to 33 clients through his Northern Liberties’ operation, Prodigal Private Security, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Some of those whom he provided services to included restaurants, such as Center City’s El Vez and Rouge; entertainment venues like Fairmount’s Eastern State Penitentiary and University City’s World Café Live; events such as the Navy Yard’s Philly Craft Beer and International Beer festivals; as well as the University of Pennsylvania. Gallelli turned himself into the District Attorney’s Office Monday, at which time he was charged with 33 counts of violating the Private Detective Act of 1953 and was released on his own recognizance, according to court records.

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Surveillance video Check out southphillyreview.com/ news/police-report, for video surveillance that police have released from two previously reported business robberies — Grays Ferry’s Little Caesar’s Jan. 21 (“Taking out the cash,” Jan. 24) and Whitman’s Subway Feb. 3 (“Dieting on dollars,” Feb. 7). At least one of the suspects in the former incident is believed to have been involved in a Jan. 17 Grays Ferry corner store robbery (“Cornering the market,” Jan. 31) as well, police said. SPR Contact Managing Editor Amanda L. Snyder at asnyder@southphillyreview.com or ext. 117. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/police-report.


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Disorder in the court Two former judges from South Philly were indicted for “ticket-fixing.” pair is believed to have accepted requests, made requests to fellow judges through Review Managing Editor their staffers and granted their colleagues ine current and former Traffic Court the same courtesy when asked. Sullivan also allegedly declared one indijudges, including two locals, allegedly gave “preferential treatment to vidual “not guilty” after he did not appear certain ticketholders, most common- for his hearing, according to the indictment. ly by ‘fixing’ tickets for those with whom In another case, an individual who left the they were politically and socially connect- scene of an accident during which another ed,” according to the federal indictment, auto was damaged and was facing the loss which was unsealed Jan. 31. Three other of his license, said to Sullivan, “[I] ain’t got no money, you know what I mean?” non-judges also were charged in the case. Michael J. Sullivan, 49, who took the to which Sullivan allegedly said, “I know bench in 2006 and was an active judge at you’re broke. ... you’re good.” Another the time of the indictment, was charged judge dismissed his case the next day. The indictment lists 50 such citations with 18 counts of wire fraud, three counts of mail fraud and one count of conspiracy that involved speeding, running a red light, to commit wire and mail fraud while Rob- driving an unregistered vehicle and towa vehicle without a towing agreement, ert Mulgrew, 55, who became aOPEN judge in 6 ’08 DAYS•ing 10AM-5:30PM but was removed from his post after being among others. The alleged conspiracy defrauded the City indicted federally in September for allegand the State, which would have split the edly defrauding a neighborhood nonprofi 706 SANSOM ST.t,PHILADELPHIA,PA 19106 fines evenly, and also undermined citizens’ was charged with four counts of wire fraud, WWW.ENSGOLDBUYERDIRECT.COM two counts of mail fraud and one count of confidence in the City’s judicial system, conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger said. “Those who seek to game the system by according to the indictment. “The citizens of Philadelphia expect refusing to follow the rules need to be held and deserve public officials who perform accountable by the rule of law they swore their duties free of deceit, favoritism, bias, to uphold,” he said. Sullivan could face up to 440 years in self-enrichment, concealment and conflict of interest,” FBI Acting Special Agent-in- prison, three years of supervised release, a Charge John Brosnan said in a statement. $5.5-million fine and a $2,200 special as“Everyone is entitled to the same treat- sessment if convicted, according to the U.S. ment in Traffic Court, regardless of their Attorney’s Office. Mulgrew, if convicted, personal relationships, regardless of po- could receive up to 145 years in prison, litical considerations and regardless of the three years of supervised release, a $2-million fine and an $800 special assessment. personal preferences of court officials.” The local pair of judges allegedly dismissed tickets, found violators not guilty, adjudicated tickets in order to reduce fines A Pennsport sporting goods store’s coor points to one’s driving record and conowner has been charged federally for tax tinued cases in order to find a judge who would comply with the request to “fix” the evasion. Mark Olkowski, 62, of North Wildwood, ticket. This alleged scheme was “pervasive N.J., has been charged with 15 counts of and frequent,” according to the indictment. The judges’ staffs are believed to have wire fraud for unlawfully receiving unemassisted with the method and concealed it ployment compensation and eight counts by “shredding paperwork, speaking to one of filling a false income tax return, accordanother in code and trusting only certain ing to a federal indictment filed Jan. 29. Olkowski allegedly did not report to the individuals and not others to carry out the scheme,” according to the indictment. “This Internal Revenue Service about $250,000 system was not discussed openly, and a of gross partnership receipts for K & O well-understood conspiracy of silence fell Sports, 2001 E. Moyamensing Ave. — a clothing distributor for labor unions, muover the system and its participants.” Sullivan, who owns Fireside Tavern, nicipalities, bars and political candidates 2701 S. Marshall St., allegedly backed that he co-owns with state Rep. William F. the customers of the Whitman establish- Keller, according to property records — as ment, a former politician and an area ward well as all of his “flow-through” income, leader, directing them to leave documenta- which totaled more than $237,000, between tion at his bar, according to the indictment. 2006 and ’09, according to the indictment. Mulgrew also supposedly assisted politicontinued on page 10 cians, including an area ward leader. The ■ By Amanda L. Snyder

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Casting shadows Three youth center participants received kudos at a City Hall ceremony. ■ By Joseph Myers R e v i e w S ta f f W r i t e r

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asmin McNeil knows life can force alterations to even the most detailed and thoughtful plans, but if the 17-yearold has her druthers, she will become a registered nurse and pay forward all the help she has received. The senior at Universal Audenried Charter High School, 3301 Tasker St., and 25 other honorees gathered at City Hall Tuesday for the Lockheed Martin Police Athletic League Day, the 43rd recognition of city teenagers’ academic and community service successes. “I feel so fortunate to have this experience,” the resident of the 2700 block of Dickinson Street said of gaining recognition for her three-year involvement at her Grays Ferry secondary institution. “PAL has given me a great outlook, and anyone who becomes involved at a site is going to learn that staying active keeps young people out of trouble and away from violence.” The adolescent serves as Audenried’s homework club instructor and attendance coordinator; participates in the Positive Images Girls Mentoring Program, which offers healthy lifestyle advice, including leadership-building activities, career readiness discussions and physical awareness tutorials, to girls as young as 10; and picks up monetary skills at the Universal Companies’ Marketing Club, 800 S. 15th St. Due to become a certified nursing assistant next month, the future Drexel or Temple University learner and medical professional beamed as City officials, PAL officers and Lockheed Martin’s Gerry Fasano lauded how well she and the others have followed their personal prescriptions for distinction. “Your accomplishments give us hope for the future and surely will help you to become Philadelphia leaders,” Fasano, the president of information systems and global solutions for the security and aerospace company that has sponsored the event for seven years, said. “You have kept on the right track, and that is commendable considering all the pressures that could derail you.” Philly’s PAL centers have produced young visionaries since 1947, including Phillies’ general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., who attended Northeast Philly’s Gibbons

site; basketball immortal Wilt Chamberlain, who starred at Overbrook’s location; and boxing legend Joe Frazier, who prepared for his life as a pugilist at North Philly’s 23rd PAL destination. Montel Little had heard of the organization’s reputation for fostering athletic development so often, he thought sports would be his only option. Becoming aware of the various offerings through Janice Little, his grandmother and the stationed police officer at Point Breeze PAL, he has combined his athletic acumen and other interests for 12 years and credits it for shaping his mentality. “I joined Point Breeze PAL to learn about how to forge my future,” the 17-year-old Germantown resident and senior at Central High School said of the influential programming offered through George W. Childs School, 1599 Wharton St. “To anyone who is considering joining a center, I say do it because it will change your life.” Little has sated his athletic cravings through six sports, has expanded his literary acumen through reading programs and has shown his altruistic side through tutoring and computer and homework club duties. He maintains an active civic involvement, too, walking in AIDS, cancer and domestic violence events and will study animation and psychology once he selects from three college suitors.

Montel Little, from left, Ishay Sims and Jasmin McNeil all used essays to explore the positive link between PAL centers’ offerings and educational pursuits.

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“Partnership income is not taxed at the partnership level,” according to the indictment. “Rather, partnership income is considered ‘flow-through’ income; that is, partnership income is to be split evenly between the partners and reported as business income on the partners’ personal federal income tax return.” His reported income spanned $96,000 to $177,000 in ’06 and ’07, during which he supposedly did not report about $44,000 each year, according to the indictment. In ’07 and ’08, he reported about $30,000, but allegedly brought in up to $80,000 more each year. During the latter two years, he allegedly had declared he was not employed and collected $12,272 in unemployment compensation between July ’07 and February ’08. He then is believed to have claimed K & O employed him until he was eligible for benefits again and collected another $13,212 between July ’08 and March ’09. If convicted, he could face more than 100 years in prison, five years supervised release, a $5.75-million fine and $2,300 special assessment, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Eastern Pennsylvania.

WHEN LOOKING FOR a second spot to complement the University City Science Center, Malone, who, along with wife Jill Weber, runs a South of South wine establishment and a neighboring restaurant, sought somewhere that could easily yield inspiration. Because of Washington Avenue West’s surplus of home construction and modification businesses, he picked the NextFab 2 site as a result of its likely ability to join the thoroughfare’s other locales as havens for problem-solvers and do-it-yourselfers. “It’s really been a convenient area for us, and being among companies so embedded in the neighborhood has been a plus, too,” he said. Malone and his nearly two dozen employ-

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ees have greeted purposeful minds from many states and with many aims. Scientifically-inclined individuals have frequented the framework in droves, calling on such amenities as lasers, 3-D printers, computercontrolled plasma cutters and a chemistry lab to show off their ingenuity, but brainiacs are not the only ones who could benefit from an excursion or membership. “We’re not highfalutin,” Malone said. “Anyone with a desire to improve accessories, design promotional materials for whatever endeavor or show off an affinity for crafts can find friends here. There can be a bit of an intimidation factor at first among participants, but once people come here, the integration becomes pretty relaxing.” The aforementioned tools have come to top NextFab 2’s offerings list, but someone also can use, among other treats, an industrial sewing machine, a photography studio, soldering stations and a wood shop, with raw materials sales also occurring on the premises. Children can become members, too, with Malone et al seeing the opportunity to guide young, analytical figures as a major reward. “We have a great relationship with [Center City-based] Philadelphia Futures to try to get more kids interested in the wonderful world of knowledge and discovery that science and its applications can afford them,” Malone said. Through the original location, he has developed partnerships to encourage such curiosity, with the Sea Perch Ro-

botics Team, composed of School District of Philadelphia high schoolers, winning trophies at two recent Drexel University-held competitions for remotely operated vehicles. “I just enjoy the calm atmosphere and the opportunity to mingle with other people with novel ideas or with difference approaches to everyday situations,” Roxborough’s Sam Finney, a two-year member who is working on bringing commercial agricultural techniques to home gardens, said. Such people will gather Saturday for a show and tell event, where they will give and receive feedback for their concepts. On Feb. 21, Malone will welcome members for NextFab 2’s first social, another occasion to see how fluidly their creative juices are flowing. “Science can be a bit of a conundrum because it appears to many people to be too intensive, even though most of it strives to simplify life,” Malone, who mentioned his site’s help in improving technology for breast cancer and glaucoma screenings and management as proof, said of his field. “We’re looking to be that support for those with drive.” SPR For more information, visit nextfabstudio.com. Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/features.

More January courtroom action • Jackson Doggette, 22, of North Philly, was sentenced Jan. 7 to 13 years in prison, five years of supervised release, $3,130 restitution and a $500 special assessment for three armed robberies of businesses, including stealing $2,230 from Rite Aid, 810 S. Broad St., Oct. 18, ’11 (“Serial robbers face federal charges,” June 7, 2012). • Richard Minicozzi, 79, of Elkins Park, was sentenced Jan. 29 to seven years in prison, three years supervised release, $40,000 fine and $1,800 special assessment for running a pill mill out of his Passyunk Square office. He was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and 17 counts of distribution of controlled substances March 14, ’12 (“Pill popping,” April 5, ’12). He had prescribed Vicodin, Xanax and oxycodone to cash-paying customers at his pharmacy, 731 Morris St. • Kevin Beattie, 26, of the 2400 block of South Camac Street, pled guilty Jan. 30 to the June 17, 2012, playground arson at FDR Park, Broad Street and Pattison Avenue (“Alleged arsonist arrested,” June 28, ’12). He will be sentenced on March 14. SPR Contact Managing Editor Amanda L. Snyder at asnyder@southphillyreview.com or ext. 117. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/courtreport.


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Neighborhood gatherings ■ 1st Police District, 2301 S. 24th St., holds a community meeting 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19. 215-686-3010. phillypolice.com/ districts/1st. ■ 3rd Police District, 1300 S. 11th St., holds Police Service Area 1 meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at Palumbo Rec Center, 700 S. Ninth St., and Police Service Area 3 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at the super site, 10th and Bigler Streets. 215-686-3030. phillypolice.com/districts/3rd. ■ 17th Police District, 20th and Federal streets, holds Police Service Area 2 meeting 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at Conswiller B. Pratt Senior Center cafeteria, 3001 Moore St., and Police Service Area 3 meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at Gospel Temple Baptist Church, 1327 S. 19th St. (Earp Street entrance). 215-686-3170. phillypolice.com/ districts/17th. ■ Community Educators Town Watch Association holds the 17th District Town Watch meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 14. 17th District, 20th and Federal streets. ■ Dickinson Square West Civic Association meets 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 410 Wharton St., and holds its zoning meeting 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Dickinson Square Park, 1600 E. Moyamensing Ave. P.O. Box 63891. info@dickinsonnarrows.org. dickinsonnarrows.org. ■ East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., holds Queers on the Avenue 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 21 at Home, 1815 E. Passyunk Ave., and Chhaya, 1823 E. Passyunk Ave.; and East Passyunk Restaurant Week Feb. 24 to March 2. 215336-1455. renee@visiteastpassyunk.com. visiteastpassyunk.com. ■ Grays Ferry Community Council, 1501 S. 29th St., accepts board member nominations 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 14, 15, 19, 20 and 21 at its ofce. 215-336-5005. ■ Neighbors In Action holds a grand opening 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 16 for Kenyatta Johnson’s district ofce, which will be open Wednesdays, and meets 6 p.m. Feb. 18 with a speaker on environmental health. 1634 Wharton St. 215-463-1661. ■ Palumbo Park, 723 Catharine St., meets 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St. Adrienne@ ivesdigital.com.

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An East Passyunk Crossing actor will channel a lauded painter’s fierce quest for love and stature. By Joseph Myers

Brian Cowden, right, depicts Vincent van Gogh as a man struggling to juggle his understanding of love and artistic aspirations. P HOTOS P ROVIDED BY THE W ALNUT S TREET T HEATRE

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common conception holds that most artists will receive adulation only posthumously. As he sold only one of his more than 900 works yet has become a coveted creator for collectors, Vincent van Gogh offers proof of that belief. Brian Cowden knows all about the struggles the Dutch master faced during his brief life and beginning Tuesday, he will portray the painter as a young man seeking affection and inspiration in the Walnut Street Theatre’s production of “Vincent in Brixton.” “I play him as someone who is starting to discover the depth of his desires, both artistically and sensually,” the resident of the 800 block of Dudley Street said of the PostImpressionist icon following a Feb. 7 rehearsal. “Part of the appeal is knowing where he will go, but at the start of the


LIFESTYLES action, he is only a 20-year-old with ample ambition yet little direction.” The four-act piece debuted in 2003 at London’s National Theatre, capturing that year’s Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play and a Tony Award nomination for Best Play. It opens in 1873 and situates van Gogh as a London-based art dealer who develops feelings for his landlady’s daughter. The script mixes fact and fiction, with Cowden drawn to the chief by-product of that blend. “He gets to be in love and open his heart despite the possibility of heartbreak,” the 27-year-old East Passyunk Crossing inhabitant said. “That opportunity to notice and go after beauty unabashedly is a great feeling for him and a great one for me to bring to the stage.” Having a chance to convey that vulnerability nearly fell to someone else, as Cowden had auditioned for another role. He landed the job in June and began formal preparation last month, although he confesses to feeling as if he had nearly nailed a huge aspect of van Gogh’s identity long before setting eyes on Nicholas Wright’s opus. “We both have a tremendous sense of drive and urge to put into our craft as much as we can to produce a better understanding of our connection to others,” he said. “However, we differ in a few ways that make taking on his persona so instructional.”

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Syntactical elements and discrepancies in views on the frequency of occasions to thrive head their variations, with Cowden finding van Gogh’s blind sense of having only one shot at success disturbing and invigorating. “In searching for his ‘in,’ he struggled to accept that failure is often a call to modify an approach and not necessarily a demand to revamp oneself,” he said, adding his character’s religious leanings, psychological and physical frailties and engrossing pursuits of acceptance all earn examination in the play, which is receiving its first staging at the Walnut, the nation’s oldest continuously operating theater at 204 years old. “He marched to a different beat and felt pushed in so many directions, all to find out the various aspects of what it means to love and explore his artistry,” Cowden said. “He lost more often than he won, but I can’t play what’s yet to come. I’m Vincent as someone who wants a bright future yet who cannot fully grasp his present.” ALONG WITH AN abundant reserve of zeal, the thespian shares with van Gogh a desire to be the center of attention. That yearning led the Mechanicsburg native to take improvisation classes as a youth and made his early adulthood a period for altering lofty goals that included being a film star.

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artistic skills to use until the final scene, but Cowden believes his depiction catches van Gogh at a formative stage, where art for art’s sake meshes with love for love’s sake to produce a pitiful yet powerful look at the play’s namesake. As a teacher and stage combat instructor at Center City’s MacGuffin Theatre & Film Co., he encourages his 12- to 17-year-old students to be as adamant about being emotive as he is when attacking a script. Along with strengthening his mind, Cowden builds up his body as a mixed martial artist, with two amateur bouts to his name. “It’s great to have an outlet outside the theater,” Cowden, whose “Vincent” castmates include Liz Filios of the 1600 block of South Fifth Street as the title character’s sister, said. “Plus, I’m really excited about continuing ‘My Ruined Life,’ which is a film series I do that has won some awards. Like van Gogh, I’m interested in exploring what life has to offer, but even if things become a little uncertain, I intend to keep my ears intact.” SPR See What’s Happening on page 18 for show details. Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/lifestyles.

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“I came to love the immediacy of theater more,” Cowden said of the professional shift that occurred during his sophomore year at Center City’s University of the Arts. “I felt as if I could gain more of a sense of what motivates people and channels their energy.” A talent for tackling diverse roles has benefited Cowden, whose turn as van Gogh will mark his second time at the Walnut following 2009’s world premiere of “The Eclectic Society.” He has worked for Philadelphia’s Arden, Mauckingbird and Pig Iron theatre companies and Azuka Theatre and the Malvern-based People’s Light & Theatre Co., developing a knack for appreciating each individual’s nuances. In that vein, he has done considerable homework on van Gogh, who died of a supposedly self-inflicted gunshot wound at 37. “He lived a damaged existence,” Cowden said of the figure, who battled alcohol dependency, a strained friendship with fellow Post-Impressionist Paul Gaugain and mental instability that led him in 1888 to cut off his left ear. The performer does not have to examine such heavy despair in the work, which spans the winter through summer of ’73 and concludes in the fall of ’75, nor does he have to put his self-professed horrific


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(or ethnic or racial lines either). It meant a distinctly smaller dating pool at Temple in the late ’50s for me. There was the girl at school with a reputation. Reputation or not, I still struck out. On prom night we double dated only to find out the other girl had “forgotten” to request an extension of her curfew, so the night ended early for the four of us. My next romance didn’t end well either. Her parents were strict Catholics, born in Ireland. When they saw me show up at the door wearing my father’s chocolate brown cashmere coat, it was if they had seen Lucifer in the flesh. It didn’t help me with her dad when I showed up at the door at 5 p.m. on Memorial Day to take her to a picnic. “What kind of a picnic begins at 5 o’clock?” he wanted to know. It was a good question for which I had no ready answer. The girl was very devout and let’s just say I was less so. This led to her seeking advice from a friend, who also happened to be a priest, about where our relationship was heading. He told her exactly where it was heading and our romance was no more. One source of dating for young radio disc jockeys in my day were anonymous female listeners who would call while a record was playing to flirt with you. Disc jockeys of that time always placed great stock in the possibilities of such relationships (and likely still do today). I tested those perilous waters twice while playing jazz at WHAT-FM. The first time began with a phone call from a young woman with a French accent, which, at least on the telephone, made her seem very sexy. It turned out she was much more interested in meeting the late French jazz pianist Bernard Peiffer. I was a poor, unsophisticated substitute whose contact with things French was limited to French toast and French dry cleaning. The second date with an anonymous caller (she liked the Miles Davis-Gil Evans version of “My Ship,” a song by Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin) also ended with me boring her out of her mind (she expected Miles Davis?). Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn once in awhile. This blind squirrel found the Hope Diamond on a typical ’50s first date in Wildwood, N.J. We got caught in a thunderstorm walking to dinner and had to flee to safety in a nearby Laundromat. There was a first kiss standing in the darkness near the entrance to her parents’ apartment house. We stood there, fearful her parents would catch us. A mist was falling and once we jumped in fright when a taxi rode by, we were bathed in the glare of its headlights. If Rodgers and Hart had seen us, they would have written a song about it. SPR Comment at southphillyreview.com/opinion/ cardella.

Emily (Rooney Mara), from left, suffers from depression after her husband Martin (Channing Tatum) is released from prison.

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teven Soderbergh has spent his career displaying a gift for genre diversity, and in “Side Effects,” the director’s final theatrical film, he fittingly melds a few types of movies, emerging with a largely satisfying thriller. Things kick off with the emotional unraveling of Emily (Rooney Mara), a depressed Manhattanite whose husband, Martin (Channing Tatum), has just been released from prison for insider trading. Emily sees Dr. Banks (Jude Law), who prescribes the latest and greatest happy pill, but when apparent side effects drive Emily to commit unspeakable acts, the heat of the case falls as much on Banks as it does on his patient. Thus, the murky tale of a troubled girl coincides with the plight of a good man losing face, giving the audience options of whom to care and root for. Evoking everything from “Primal Fear” and “Rosemary’s Baby” to “Dial M for Murder” and TV’s “Homeland,” the script by Scott Z. Burns oozes paranoia and conspiracy, and Soderbergh’s classy helming of the material (which includes the use of a killer Thomas Newman score) makes much of it feel artful and new. But there’s yet more layers in this onion-esque enigma, and as more are peeled back, the less appeal the film retains. What begins as an offbeat mutual character study becomes a rather boilerplate twistfest, and one that’s ultimately wrapped up too cleanly to boot. Where “Side Effects” scores is in its pharma-industry commentary, which explores the real potential dangers of the fine print on new drugs, and how Emily’s particular

case is very bad for business. More interesting still is the questions it raises about therapist-patient discourse, and what hardships may come, legal or otherwise, to the doctor whose couch-dweller falls to pieces. As said patient, Mara is compelling, making good on the promise of her “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” Oscar nomination, which felt somewhat unearned at the time. She’s the perfect dark dame to tackle this tricky role, which, in an almost film-noir style, often leaves you uncertain if she’s femme fatale or damsel in distress.

Side Effects R Two-and-half reels out of four Now playing at area theaters

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As lush as costume dramas get, Joe Wright’s visionary translation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic is a marvel to behold, set on actual stages and choreographed like a lavish Russian musical. Leading the cast is corset queen Keira Knightley, who makes antiheroine Anna a character all her own, doomed by her passion and inability to find happiness. Breathtakingly shot, designed and directed, it’s one of 2012’s very best. SPR Comment and see the trailers for this week’s movies at southphillyreview.com/arts-and-entertainment/movies.

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n past years, my Valentine’s Day column concentrated on the somewhat wry, cynical anecdotes about love. In this modern age where lust is often mistaken for love (I feel as if I might break out in a couple of choruses of Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” right about here), sometimes it seems as if romance is an antiquated idea. I admit when I watch the HBO series “Girls,” there is anything but love connected to the so-called act of love. What am I as an older male doing watching “Girls” anyway? I watch the show primarily as a conversation piece to discuss with a friend and hopefully to get some insight into a generation that is as different from mine as aliens from another planet. And hey, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tweeted recently about the show! While the show is well-written by Lena Dunham and sometimes has good comedic moments, it paints a picture of a generation of young men and women for whom sex is more often about consoling a disappointed friend or as something you do after you knock down a few beers. In many ways, I marvel at how friendships among young folks often cross gender lines. We always viewed the other sex as something mysterious to be approached with caution. Today, the big question hovering over a first date for females is: Do I have sex with him? Compare that to the 1950s when the big question was: Do I kiss him on the first date? More often than not the answer was “no.” I look back upon my own past relationships more with amusement than regret. I recall the breathless excitement I once felt, as a college student, calling a popular girl who lived in the dorms for a date. And that riotous rainy night when I picked her up in a taxi. As she entered the cab, I inadvertently slammed her head with the handle of my umbrella. If that had happened today, they would have called in a concussion specialist to examine her. Not surprisingly, there was no second date, although the way she called off our second date was unusual even for ’56. She sent me a telegram saying her out-of-town family had paid her a surprise visit. A telegram! Later I learned from a friend of hers that her Jewish parents were not keen about her dating a gentile. We accepted, without resentment, that some families didn’t allow dating across religious lines

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“Carmina Burana” sets 24 medieval poems to music and features the ubiquitous “O Fortuna” through Feb. 16. Tickets: $67-$131. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. kimmelcenter.org. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built to Amaze celebrates its 143rd edition of the Greatest Show on Earth through Feb. 17. Tickets: $15-$115. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. comcasttix.com. “To Fool the Eye” addresses a heartbreaking attempt to preserve treasured moments involving love through March 3. Tickets: $22-$38. The Mandell Theater, 3201 Chestnut St. 215-592-9560. 1812productions.org. The Sweetheart Skate hopes to keep lovebirds’ hearts warm 6-8 p.m. and 8:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $20. The Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Blvd. riverrink.com. “Beauty and the Beast” deals with overcoming terrible circumstances to discover one’s heart 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: $8.95-$13.50. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. kimmelcenter.org. Jerry Blavat gives attendees a post-Valentine’s Day chance to show their love 7 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: $30-$40. Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St. 215-468-4777. The Royal Comedy Tour features Sommore, D.L. Hughley, Bruce Bruce and Tony Rock 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: $43.50-$99. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. 800-298-4200. liacourascenter.com. Imagine Dragons display the talent responsible for giving them exalted alternative rock newcomer status 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets: $25. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800-745-3000. electricfactory.info. Marsha Ambrosius offers the vocals that have made the English songstress a popular artist and collaborator 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets: $25. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. “Vincent in Brixton,” with South Philly’s Brian Cowden as the lead character, follows the artistic beginnings of Vincent van Gogh Feb. 19-March 3. Tickets: $30-$40. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. walnutstreettheatre.org.

Other Goodies “Black Journey”: Through Feb. 15. Tickets: $8.95-$13.50. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. kimmelcenter. org. Rachel Feinstein: Through Feb. 16. Tickets: $12-$33. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. heliumcomedy.com. “American Idiot”: Through Feb. 17. Tickets: $20-$100. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. kimmelcenter.org. “The Mountaintop”: Through Feb. 17. Tickets: $42-$59. The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. 215-985-0420. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org. “El Viaje de los Ninos”: Through Feb. 24. Tickets: Free-$7. Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020 South St. 215-733-0390. phillymagicgardens.org. “The Liar”: Through Feb. 24. Tickets: $5-$20. Tomlinson Theater, 1301 W. Norris St. 215-204-1122. templetheaters.ticketleap.com.

Lady Gaga aims for the rafters on her “Born This Way Ball” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1920. Tickets: $49.50$175. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S.Broad St. 800-298-4200. comcasttix.com.

“My Romantic History”: Through Feb. 24. Tickets: $15-$25. Off-Broad Street Theatre at First Baptist Church, 1636 Sansom St. 215454-9776. inisnuatheatre.org. The Blue Cross RiverRink: Through March 3. Cost: $9-$14. 101 S. Columbus Blvd. riverrink.com. “An Ideal Husband”: Through March 3. Tickets: $10-$95. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. walnutstreettheatre.org.

“Paradise Park”: Through March 3. Tickets: $15-$25. Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5, 825 Walnut St. 215-285-0472. idiopathicridiculopathyconsortium.org. “Cooking with the Calamari Sisters”: Through May 19. Tickets: $45. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St. 215-923-0210. societyhillplayhouse.org. “Endgame”: Through March 10. Tickets: $15-$48. Arden Theatre Co., 40 N. Second St. 215-922-1122. ardentheatre.org. The Academy at 200: The Nature of Discovery: Through March 24. Tickets: $13-$15. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-299-1000. ansp.org. “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit”: Through April 7. Tickets: $19.50-$29.50. Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St. 215-448-1200. .edu. “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition”: Through April 28. Tickets: Free-$17.50. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. 215-409-6700. constitutioncenter.org. “Unearthing a Masterpiece: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel”: Through May 19. Tickets: Free-$12. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South St. 215-898-4000. penn.museum.

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“Maurice Sendak: A Legacy”: Through May 26. Tickets: Free$10. Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008-2010 Delancey Place. 215732-1600. “Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection”: Through June 30. Tickets: $14. African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St. 215-574-0380. aampmuseum.org. Storytime: Baby and Toddler, 10 a.m., and Preschool 11 a.m. Feb. 14. Whitman Branch, 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754. library.phila.gov. Valentine’s Day Tour: 6-7 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $12. Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020 South St. 215-733-0390.phillymagicgardens.org. Knit and Sip: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14. South Philadelphia Branch, 1700 S. Broad St. 215-685-1866. library.phila.gov. First Person Story Slam: “The Ex-Files”: 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $11. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Hoots & Hellmouth Valentine’s Day Show: 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $15. The Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St. 215-928-0770. tinangel.com. Laugh Therapy Thursday: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $5-$10. Laff House Comedy Club, 221 South St. 215-440-4242. laffhouse.com. Meshuggah with Animals as Leaders and Intronaut: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $30-$33. Theatre of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. livenation.com. My Funny Valentine: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $25. Laff House Comedy Club, 221 South St. 215-440-4242. laffhouse.com. A Valentine’s Day Mixmassacre: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $8$10. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. thetroc.com.

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What's happening The Smithereens: 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $25-$27. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-2221400. worldcafelive.com. WHY?: 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $15-$17. Union Transfer, 1024 Spring Garden St. 215-2322100. utphilly.com. A Fragile Tomorrow: 9 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets: $8-$10. Milkboy, 1100 Chestnut St. 215-9256455. milkboyphilly.com. Anime Fun Night: 3 p.m. Feb. 15. Queen Memorial Branch, 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899. freelibrary.org. All-Star Weekend with Cute Is What We Aim For, Tiffany Alvord and Beneath the Sun: 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $20-$70. Theatre of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215922-1011. livenation.com. Temple University Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Free. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St. 800-298-4200. templeperformingartscenter.org. Jesse Ruben and Chris Ayer: 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $12-$15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com.

Mahler’s Fifth Symphony: 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $10-$25. Curtis Institute, 1726 Locust St. 215-893-5252. curtis.edu. OCD: Moosh & Twist: 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $10. Union Transfer, 1024 Spring Garden St. 215-232-2100. utphilly.com. Bakery Boys: 8:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $10. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. thetroc.com. Peek A Boo Revue Valentine’s Show: 8:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Tickets: $19. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. My Funny Valentine Weekend: Feb. 15-16. Tickets: $25. Laff House Comedy Club, 221 South St. 215-440-4242. laffhouse.com. Office Bass: A Corporate Musical: Feb. 15-16. Tickets: $20. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St. 215-8983900. annenbergcenter.org. “Silent Night”: Feb. 15 and 17. Tickets: $10-$148. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. academyofmusic.org. kimmelcenter.org. Lolly and YoYo: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: Free-$10. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215222-1400. worldcafelive.com.

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Join us for a delicious afternoon of Italian delights including Minestrone Soup, Stuffed Shells, Italian Sausage, Garlic Bread, Salad Bar and...Cannoli and Zeppoles! Followed by Wheel of Fortune games with prizes!

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The best beasts The Carnival of the Animals offers French composer Camille Saint-Saëns’ take on a musical zoo in a work sure to delight children 11:30 a.m. Feb. 16. Tickets: $15-$40. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. kimmelcenter.org.

All Neumann-Goretti freshmen in 2013-2014 will recieve an Apple iPad to use as their primary learning tool!

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hen talking recipes with the word “stew” in them, there’s a good chance the term “leftovers” will follow. Some may get bored with eating the same dish two to three nights in a row, but Theresa Maiellano’s Beef Stew includes hearty helpings of meat, carrots and peas blended with tomato and onion flavorings that are sure to please every time. While the preparation may sound like an all-day affair, the resident of the 1500 block of Forrestal Street keeps her version simple. A warm bowl of her creation is a meal worth savoring. SPR

INGREDIENTS:

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1 to 2 pounds of boneless cube stew beef 2 tablespoons of flour 2 tablespoons of oil 1 package of onion soup mix 1 cup of water 2 cans of tomato juice 4 carrots, chopped 1-1/2 cups of peas

Shake the beef and flour in a plastic bag. Place the contents in a skillet with the oil and sauté over medium heat until brown. Combine the soup mix and water. Add to the skillet and continue to cook slowly until the meat is tender, for about 40 minutes. Add the tomato juice, carrots and cover. Reduce the heat to low. Add the peas with about five minutes to go.

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French Creperie Beau Monde: 624 S. Sixth St., 215-592-0656, creperiebeaumonde.com, $

Greek/Middle Eastern Cafe Fulya: 727 S. Second St., 267-909-9937, cafefulya.com, $$ Dmitri’s: 795 S. Third St., 215625-0556, $$

International New Wave Cafe: 784 S. Third St., 215-922-8484, newwavecafe.com, $$ The Irish Times: 629 S. Second St., 215-923-1103, $$

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East Passyunk Crossing/Passyunk Square American/Continental Carman’s Country Kitchen: 1301 S. 11th St., 215-339-9613, countrykitchenrestaurants.com, $ Fuel: 1917 E. Passyunk Ave. 215468-3835, fuelphilly.com, $$

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Mexican The Adobe Cafe: 1919 E. Passyunk Ave., 215-551-2243, adobecafephilly.com, $$ La Lupe: 1201 S. Ninth St., 215551-9920, $$ Taqueria Veracruzana: 908 Washington Ave., 215-465-1440, $$

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Mediterranean Mazza: 1100 Jackson St., 215-9522600, mazzahealthyfood.com, $

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Redwood, an American bistro from the owners of Copabanana, 344 South St., opened in the fall next door to its sister restaurant.

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crayfish. For me, sausage is a must. Redwood serves a chicken and andouille gumbo ($6). The roux could have been darker and richer but it was tasty and included the proper addition of spice and heat. Tabasco sauce also is a must and although it packs heat, it was not too hot for me. Chopped tomatoes were added to the pot along with shreds of chicken breast and a tiny bit of andouille. I would have liked to have seen more sausage in the mix. Unfortunately, the long grain rice was way undercooked. Steak frittes ($20) was a simple grilled steak, which arrived rare, and was prepared au poivre. Peppercorns were crushed and deeply massaged into the beef before it hit the pan or the grill. The peppers mingled with the pan juices, which produced a nat= Very Good

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ural sauce. Shoestring french fries came with the generous entrée. Service was first-rate. Our servers left us to our conversation and never interrupted to describe what we ordered. Redwood is a fine addition to South Street. It is next to Copabanana, which serves some of the best burgers in town. Three tips of the toque to Redwood. SPR

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moking meats is a multi-day process at Blue Belly BBQ, 600 Catharine St., but chef Gene Giuffi and his wife Amy aim to provide tasty, high quality smoked selections. “We don’t really prescribe to any one kind of barbecue,” Amy Giuffi said, noting her husband prefers a smokey taste. The pair, who resides in Bella Vista — just four blocks from Blue Belly — and also runs the French-inspired Cochon BYOB, 801 E. Passyunk Ave., has opted to share its Baked Beans recipe. “It’s just a traditional side dish,” Gene Giuffi, who hails from Brooklyn, N.Y., said. “We just do our own version, add some of our own smoked meats.” “It’s delicious. There’s a lot of flavors, layers to it. It’s smoked meats, different cuts of meat. I think there’s a slight kick,” his wife added asking the chef if he uses Tabasco sauce. “When I feel like it,” he said in response.

The side portion is $4, or may be selected as one of three sides when ordering a smoked platter at Blue Belly BBQ, which also provides takeout and delivery orders via its website. And now also may be attempted at home. SPR

INGREDIENTS: 4 ounces of bacon, diced 2 cups of onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tablespoons of fresh ginger, grated 30 ounces of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup of dark brown sugar 1/2 cup of barbecue sauce 1/4 cup of ketchup 1 tablespoons of dry mustard

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1 tablespoons of yellow mustard 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1-1/2 cups of smoked meat (pork, ham or brisket) Salt and pepper, to taste Tabasco sauce, to taste

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ones see a side of you unknown to them. Lucky number: 791. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20): Be aware of limits and keep impulses in check. It’s time to get serious about managing resources. Life has been hectic and it’s time to slow down. Lucky number: 187. ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Honor your responsibilities, as well as the expectations of others. Don’t waste time making excuses, get to work and make progress instead. Lucky number: 965. TAURUS (April 21 to May 20): Life gets serious as duties loom large. Push through the moments

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classroom respect, too, serving as the eighth-grade class president. As her elementary football schedule dwindled, she knew beginning high school would cause her to try other ventures. “I attended Goretti and recall receiving an invitation to try out for the freshman team at St. John Neumann,” Germana said of the former Grays Ferry secondary site at 2600 Moore St., which merged with her alma mater in 2004. “Though I consider playing, I wasn’t willing to end up hurt, and I know I would have had my [butt] kicked, so that was that.” FINE WITH THE transition, she played basketball and softball for the East Passyunk Crossing institution, though tearing her ACL as a senior jeopardized her opportunities to play collegiately. She matriculated at New Jersey’s Rider University, where academics came to top athletics as

at southphillyreview.com/blogs.php her focus. “At that time, women had few professional sports opportunities,” Germana said of making marketing matter more than courting conquests. “I stuck with recreational play for some time, but I gave that up years ago.” She would obtain a master’s degree in business administration from the Garden State location and eventually landed her current job with Dow Jones & Co. Sports have remained a reliable pitch for her to learn about herself, as she has served as an assistant coach for her 9-year-old son Justin’s baseball and basketball teams. She has been following the Pla clan’s fight to keep Caroline on her Bucks County unit, a process that diocesan spokesman Ken Gavin has said will involve a review of his employer’s stance on football-related gender integration, and she stated that her only child likely will become aware of the societal implications, as she challenges him to keep an open mind. “I don’t want him to think that girls have to be limited to certain activities and that boys must think a certain way or need to be afraid to show emotions or even cry,” Germana said. “I’d like for them to let Caroline play for as long as it is safe for her to play. I don’t know how long that might be, but cutting her off now would be unfair. “I give her credit for her fighting spirit. It reminds me of the same streak I feel fortunate to have shown.” SPR Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview. com/sports/features.

Roe Germana has continued to realize the role of sports in shaping her identity by assisting her 9-year-old son Justin’s baseball and basketball teams. Photo Provided by Roe Germana

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oe Germana approaches life with an appreciable blend of idealism and pragmatism. The philosophical movements help the West Passyunk product to recount the joy of her physical movements as a football force for the since-shuttered St. Edmond School, formerly 23rd and Mifin streets. Current backlash against a Doylestown girl’s quest to continue to compete against boys has given Germana even more cause to reminisce as she marks the 30th anniversary of her last display of gridiron gusto. “I definitely will support her for as long as she can keep up,” the Hamilton, N.J., resident said Friday of 11-year-old Carolina Pla, whose family is contending with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia over its claim that Catholic Youth Organization football is a full-contact sport designated for boys, with her reaching an age where lining up against male foes could prove dangerous as an underlying element. “She will be weeded out as everyone ages and will end up knocked around. It’s reality, natural selection, after all, and those guys are going to grow fast.” A native of the 2000 block of South Croskey Street, Germana experienced an entirely different existence when she began donning a helmet as a third-grader. A street hockey, touch football and wiffleball buff, the self-professed tomboy had little knowledge of the intricacies of tackle football prior to choosing it as a pastime following a banquet for older brother Wayne, but the opportunity to master them had not inspired her to suit up anyway. “I wanted trophies,” Germana said of the significance of her sibling’s pigskin event. “I had my interest in playing approved shortly after and let pure enthusiasm guide me.” Ample school and community support aided the girl, who quickly became a consummate contributor, earning plaudits from opposing coaches such as Pat DiPilla. “Rosie was a tough cookie,” the present athletic director of Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., said of trying to devise ways for his St. Monica School squad, 16th and Porter streets, to stop Germana, whose father, Sam, served

as a St. Edmond’s assistant coach. “She was as aggressive as any boy out there, too.” Germana became a starter in her second season, with her gender being an underthe-radar topic, as she never heard of any overt criticism of her participating. She knew of no rule barring her from fulfilling her fullback and linebacker duties, though her family never approached the diocese for confirmation. “Because of my background, I never felt pressure to be too girly, so I saw playing tackle football as my way of being a trailblazer,” she said. “I mean, I dreamt of being in the Super Bowl.” That ambition led Germana to become St. Edmond’s captain, and she garnered

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■ Neumann-Goretti boys’ basketball In a matchup of state powerhouses, the Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School Saints, 1736 S. 10th St., lost Sunday’s nationally televised game to Chester, 58-41, at Neumann University. The East Passyunk Crossing athletes will open the Catholic League playoffs with Friday’s home quarterfinal matchup against a foe determined after press time.

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■ Public League Boys’ Basketball Playoffs In Tuesday’s Public League boys’ basketball Class AAAA semifinal, the South Philadelphia High School Rams, 2101 S. Broad St., lost 55-36 to Martin Luther King, with senior forward Ralik Wise posting 15 points. The Lower Moyamensing players had defeated Washington 65-55 Feb. 7 to advance. The Palumbo Griffins lost their Class AA quarterfinal to Del-Val, 74-46 the same day, with the GAMP Pioneers falling, too, 77-53, to Vaux in their Class A quarterfinal.

■ Region 6 CYO results The St. Richard’s Girls’ Catholic Youth Organization basketball team clinched its third-straight title and undefeated season Monday at Neumann-Goretti, beating Our Lady of Hope, 13-12. The boys’ squad from Our Lady of Mount Carmel later won its third-consecutive crown by beating St. Anthony of Padua, 35-32, in overtime.

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23XX LEE 12XX DoVeR Porch front 3 Br home priced to Recently renovated 2 BR, sell at $148,000. 1 bath home just off Graysferry Avenue. Priced to sell at 22XX s. BRoaD $64,900. 10XX winton Meticulously maintained 14XX oRianna 8XX cRoss Well maintained 2 Br, 1.5 Corner 2 Br home that needs Commercial Property with Cozy 3Br home located near bath home priced to sell at 2nD & Daly total renovation. $109,900; Passyunk Ave. and the Italian professional office and 2 large $139,900. Imm. Possession Corner building main home Market. Eat in kitchen and 1.5 2 Br apartments. 12XX e. MoyaMensing that has 2 Br’s, 1 bath and side Recently renovated 2 Br, 1 bath baths. Only $169,900 entrance to large office/store. 28XX alDeR st. home with hardwood floors and 14XX s. philip Brand new rehab from top Many possibilities. central air. Only $189,900. 18XX e. MoyaMensing to bottom, including new h/w Pennsport Lot 22 X 40. floors, c/a and finished bsmt. 28XX so. 11th st. Lrg main str. home on a great Build your dream home. Only 1XX sigel Three Br, 2 full bath home with 2 Br move in condition, Pennsport block. 4 Br, 1.5 BA & $139,900. 13TH & ARCH finished basement, central air $189,900 newer front. Call for details. Four Story Comm. Bldng with and extended kitchen lots FoR sale approx. 4100 Sq. Ft. Many pos25XX s. 11th In South Philly and Fishtown sibilities. Ready for Rehab! gaRage Modern spacious 3 Br, 1.5 bath 1XX ellswoRth area. Can be bought IndividuNew Construction. 4 Br’s, 2.5 aprox. 30’ X 62’ with electric home with eat in kitchen, high ally or as a Package. baths, Garage, high end fin11XX snyDeR garage door opener, fits 4 to 6 hat lighting, and large ceramic Spacious 3BR, 1.5BA home w/ ishes, 2000+ sq.ft. $489,900 cars and has office space. tile bath. $174,900 large EIK & ceramic tile bath. 9XX snyDeR PRICE REDuCED! Priced to sell. Call for apt. 6XX FeDeRal Large open commercial Auto 11XX s. 11th space aVailaBle Corner, 3BR, 2BA that has Mechanic Shop with offices. 3 sty home w/3 Br’s 1.5 BA, 7XX Mountain 13XX wolF been totally ren. throughout. Multi-use structure with HW flrs & lrg mod. kit. Located Mod. 3BR home in move-in-cond. Great for Drs. Office $2,000 month. Call for details. approx. 18,000 sq. ft. just south of Washington Ave! Priced to sell at $179,900 4XX watkins Total renovation, 2 Br’s, hardwood floors, granite counter tops, $179,900

17XX w. MoyaMensing Wide 3 Br fixer upper, priced to sell at only $105,000. Better Hurry.

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14XX so. 20th st. Newly renovated, 1-2 bd apt, 1st & 2nd flrs $800-$850 21XX so. BRoaD st.- 1st floor com. space w/ C/A $1,500 month. 22XX so. 9th 2nd Fl. w/d, g/d, d/w, h/w fl. & Deck. Call Joanne 22XX so. 9th- 2nd Floor, 1 BR 18XX oRianna Garage & upper Floor $795 month. 19XX cRoskey Newly renovated, front porch, H/W floors, section 8 approved. 19XX cRoskey Newly renovated, front porch, H/W floors, section 8 approved. 28XX poRteR st. 3 bedroom house, real nice 1XX snyDeR aVe. 3rd floor apt.2 bedroom-W/D 23XXlee st.- 3 BD house $950. 22XX gaRnet st. 2 BR, hw/f, finished basement $1,000 12XX s. 5th st.- 3BR, 1 1/2 BA, lrg home w/ C/A, appliances & garge. Avail immed. $1400 month.

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16xx Rosewood st. 2 BR Starter Home in Newbold area! $129,900

15xx s. 26th st. 3BR Home $850/mo.

16xx titan st. 2 BR Rehab Graduate Hospital area! $249,900

8xx CantRell st. 2nd Floor. 1 BR

20xx snydeR ave. Income Producing Property! Store front, 2 BR Apt. $120,000 16xx s. 27th st. Office w/ Apt. Great Deal for Investor! $70,000 13xx s. 8th st. Good Income. Reduced $269,000

APARtment RentAls 16xx s. 10th st. 3rd Floor. Large 1BR, C/A

TargeT realTy (215) 218-0939 17xx s. Bancroft st., 3 beds,

18xx Point Breeze Ave., 3 beds, needs work, 23xx s. 10th st., 4 beds, 1.5 baths, super size, 19xx Dickinson st., 3 beds, 2.5 baths, totally new, 4xx Cross st., 2 beds, 1.5 baths, totally new, 27xx Morris st., store and apt, 8xx Porter st., 3 beds, short sale, 8xx McKean st., 4 beds, 2.5 baths, spacious, Thinking of selling, 4xx Dudley st., 3 beds, buying, or renting? 95xx Clark st. (PA 19115), 4 beds, 2 full baths, 3 half baths, Call Carrie Zhao 267-210-8523 2 car garage,

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BRoad & jaCkson sts. 2BR - 3rd Floor, W/D 14xx jaCkson st. 3BR - 2nd and 3rd Floor Has Everything! $1200/mo

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19th & Oregon Avenue, Phila, PA 19145 Studios from $695-$755* One Bedrooms from $875-$1,150* Two Bedrooms from $1,050-$1,400* South Philly apartment homes available for rent. Free parking on-site. Free storage on-site. On-site coin operated laundry. Professional management company with 24/7 on-call emergency service. Apartments feature spacious layouts, hardwood floors, carpet floors, large closets, renovated kitchens and bathrooms.* *All features and prices subject to change upon availability*

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Newly rehabbed 3BD/1BA home with wide open living room, modern kitchen, and charming rear yard, beautifully designed with tons of natural light and new features, including roof, heater, plumbing, electrical wiring, carpet, and paint.

1443 S. Bancroft $155,000

PASSYUNK SQ.

2124 S. Mole

$185,000

1454 S. 28th

$195,000

$259,900

Spacious, completely rehabbed 2BD/1BA home with a cute yard, hardwood floors, and granite and stainless kitchen, featuring many charming and stylish details throughout.

Perfectly renovated 3BD/1.5BA home with 2 gorgeous outdoor spaces, finished basement, and oversized private garden with planting beds, also boasting wide plank oak hardwood floors, tons of light, and many more charming details!

Stunning, newly renovated 2BD/1BA home with hardwood floors, beautiful rear yard, and finished basement, also boasting immaculate lighting fixtures and granite and stainless art kitchen.

POINT BREEZE

This corner, three unit building has a fantastic setup consisting of a 1st floor featuring one large open space, many windows, and stairs to the basement, 2nd floor unit offering 2BD/1BA, large kitchen, and open dining/living room, and 3rd floor boasting 2BD/1BA, large kitchen, and open dining/ living room. Property also has 1 garage space with a roll up door.

1411 S. 28th

$96,000

Huge, completely renovated 3BD/1BA home with brand new oak floors, finished basement, lovely granite and ceramic tile kitchen, and fun yard, all designed with tons of light and charming details throughout!

EAST OF BROAD

2505 S. Camac

$163,000

Nice 3BD/1BA home with hardwood floors, large front window, and fun yard, designed with a wide open tile kitchen and newer full tile bath.

938 McClellan

$179,900

Great investment opportunity lies in this 1BD/1BA home featuring huge garage that can accommodate up to 3 cars, wonderful living space offering open kitchen & dining room, and charming roof patio!

WEST OF BROAD

1914 S. 22nd

$65,000

Charming and cozy 3BD/1BA home featuring a room for a walk in closet, lovely porch front, laminate flooring, and rear cement yard, also featuring a spacious eat-in kitchen.

2047 S. Norwood

$99,900

Lovely designed 2-story, 3BD/1BA home with cozy features, quaint rear yard, and storage space, all found in a vibrant section of the city.

WHITMAN

329 Roseberry

$145,000

Lovely and charming porch front 3BD/1.5BA home featuring gorgeous hardwood floors, newer windows, huge modern day kitchen, all connected to a great little patio yard for private gatherings, perfectly located in a beautiful neighborhood!

POINT BREEZE

1532 Point Breeze $199,900 Three unit building with an incredible layout featuring a 1st floor with wide open space, small office, and basement, 2nd floor apartment with 2 bedrooms, spacious kitchen and living room, and 3rd floor apartment complete with 2 bedrooms, open kitchen and living room, all located in the heart of Point Breeze.

PENNSPORT

232 Washington

$234,900

Beautiful and spacious 3-story, 4BD/1BA home with charming yard, oak flooring, galley style kitchen, and high ceilings, all boasting immaculate details and quality in a wonderful location!

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WEST OF BROAD $75,000 Charming and spacious 3BD/1BA porch front home with rear yard, basement, and crown molding, complete with many fine details throughout!

WHITMAN $179,500 Picture perfect 3BD/1BA home with charming rear yard, finished basement with tons of potential, and expanded eat-in kitchen with lovely natural lighting, all in excellent move-in condition! EAST OF BROAD $249,900 Immense, full of character 3BD/1BA home featuring private rear patio, immaculate master bedroom suite with the perfect skyline, and brand new features, including roof, windows, and brick facade. WEST OF BROAD $250,000 Impeccably renovated 3BD/1.5BA home with a finished basement, wide open space, and brand new brick facade with bay window, new sidewalk and front steps, complete with a custom kitchen. PASSYUNK SQUARE $275,000 Adorable and inviting 2BD/1BA home with large front yard, Juliet balcony, and granite and stainless kitchen, all beautifully designed with hardwood floors and crown moldings.

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215-463-0777 19145 18xx gladstone

super uper mod 3bed w/ open porch,

asking $167,500

19xx Mifflin

3 Bed HM in movie-in condition, cheaper than rent!

22xx s. 21st

3 bed w/H/W fls, fin bsmnt, nice blk

$179,900

18xx dover

delightful southbrook Park 3 bed home

$109,900

24xx s 19th

Wow! totally Renovated must see!

$299,900

$118,900

22xx s. noawood

Clean well kept 2 bed priced to sell

$69,900

28xx Cantrell

2 Bed in good Condition, good Rental Property

$42,900

23xx Bonsall

Beautiful 2 bed/w modern kit, h/w fl. excellent cond $109,000

SOUTH OF OreGON 29xx s. sMedley

2 Bed w/ new brick front, Just move in!!

28xx s. 13tH

spac. 4Bd, off st Parking, across from Park

Reduced $165,900 $249,900

32xx davinCi dR.

villas at P. Park short sale!

$289,900

28xx s. CaMaC

Beautiful totally redone home, brand new kit Must see $249,900

COMMerCial/MUlTi-FaMilY 20xx diCkinson

duplex fully Rented see util

$129,000

18xx snydeR ave

spacious office & lg 2 Bed appt.

$139,900

19xx s. 17tH

Commercial Prop office w/ plenty of storage

$134,900

14xx 2. 19tH

lg Corner store & 4 Bed Completely Renovated

20xx s. 3Rd

triplex riplex - fully occupied prime Pennsport

$207,900

20xx s. gaRnet

store/office and 2 apts. high traffic location!

$189,900

14xx JaCkson

3 story duplex fully occupied

BRoad & oRegon ave. Com property w/ 2 Bed apt. 15xx PoRteR

ask $184,500

ask $219,900 $329,900

gorgeous, totally renovated duplex, prime location $335,000

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2432 S. 19TH ST. Gorgeous Totally Renovated Town House With The Best Craftsmanship And Details Must See!

19146 29xx WildeR

very nice ice mod 3bed w/ new Carpeting

13xx s. CoRlies

2 Bed rental property needs tlC

21xx latona

Well maintained 3 Bed in rapidly growing area

7xx ClyMeR

traditional raditional 4 bed Bella vista v home

12xx dickinson

east Passyunk sQ spectacular Renovation!

5xx Wilder

Bank owned, lovely Home, H/W floors

$175,000

12xx s. MaRsHill

Cozy 2 bed mod Hm, near gold stone park

$144,900

1xx tRee

ovely mod Home on one of Whitman’s nicest blocks $143,900 lovely

24xx s. 9tH

Wow! a truly magnificent home.

1xx RitneR

super uper clean well kept 3 Bed, lg l yd, Prime Block

23xx s. fRanklin

nice size 2Bd home w/full kit, C/a

4xx dURfoR

very nice 2 Bed Home priced to sell

6xx Mountain

solid 2 Bed hm, resonably priced

7xx MCkean

lg 3 bed hm in need of a litle tlC

3xx RitneR

Prime Whitman Block 2 to choose

25xx s. daRien

newly renovated 3Bd, 1.5Ba home. Reasonably priced

9xx MCClellan

east Passyunk, 2 Bed, nice kit, lg Rear yd

$134,000

25xx s. aMeRiCan

Modern 3 Bed home in excellent cond

$139,000

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26xx S. 17TH ST. Spacious 3 Bed, 1.5 Bath Home, Prime Location! aSKiNG $219,900 25xx S. CarliSle - Fully Renovated 3 Bed Hm w/custom kit, H/W flrs, C/A asking $194,900 26xx S. iSeMiNGer - PriMe lOCaTiON - Fully renovated 3 bed gorgeous home w/ granite kit, H/W floors, C/A, Fin Basement. asking $219,900. 32xx daviNCi - “SHOrT Sale” - The Villas at Packer Park! Lovely 2 bed 2 bath townhouse w/ granite kit, off st parking. Only 6 years old - asking $279,900.

ask $74,900 Make offer $27,900 $109,900

19147 asking $299,900 Call!

19148 a Must see! $142,000 only $74,900 $89,900 $99,900 $110,000 $129,900

3xx JaCkson

2 story 3 bed hm in very goood condition

2xx RitneR

lg 3 Bed home on prime Whitman Block

$139,900

24xx s. 2nd

Prime Witman Block, 3 bed w/ new kit. Move in cond.

$159,900

24xx s. PHiliP

Just listed mod 2 bed, move in cond.

$159,900

1xx gladstone

Beaut 3 Bed w/ C/a - H/W flrs spac y/d

ask $143,900

ask $169,900

22xx s. 8tH

newly Renovated 3 Bed, H/W floors, Just move in!

$169,900

9xx PieRCe

spacious 3 BR Home in excellent location

$169,900

9xx daly

lovely mod 3 bed corner spac Hm

ask $179,900

26xx iseminger

gorgeous 3 bd w/granite kit, h/w floors, fin. basemenet

ask $219,900

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602 Morris St PRICE REDUCED! 3BR, HW Floors and dining room $175,000 1826 W Moyamensing Ave Very Well Maintained High End Finishes,

727 Tree St Rehabbed 2BR/1BA, New Kitchen and Bath $87,500 2009 S Darien St Income Producing property not far from Passyunk Sq! 2BR, Open Floor plan, Large Kitchen $89,900 2608 Sheridan St Many Upgraded, 3 Bedrooms, Extended Kitchen $99,900 539 Tree St Well Maintained 2BR/1BA home, HW Floors, Updated Kitchen $99,999 340 Snyder Ave 3BR, fixer upper, with rear Patio, Great location, Needs TLC, Great Potential $120,000 1109 Daly St Completely Renovated 2 Bedroom with C/A, Large Yard, On a Great Block $154,900 502 Jackson St Modern 2BR/1BA with rear patio and Hard floors throughout $154,900 1846 McKean St Triplex – 1 Unit Occupied $160,000 2614 S Juniper St Well Maintained, Many Upgrades, Must See! $182,900

533 Manton St Well Maintained 2BR home, HW Floors, Updated

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Kitchen and Bath $189,000 1028 Mercy St 3BR/1.5BA Totally renovated, HW Floors, Granite counters, SS Appl, Full Finished basement $209,900 2703 Marvine Well Maintained, 3BR/2Bath $220,000 1309 McKean St Great E Passyunk Home near Broad and Snyder, 3BR/1BA, 10Ft Ceilings, Nice yard $229,000 2650 S Bouvier St Completely Renovated in 2008, 3BR/1BA, Central Air, 2nd Floor Flooded with Natural Light $249,900 925 Moore St 3BR/1BA, Fantastic Kitchen, Hardwood Floors, XL Backyard $264,900 137 Daly St New 3 Story 3BR/2BA, HW Floors, Granite Counters, New Appl, Master BR, Outside Deck, Much More! $269,000

1322 S 8th St Sleek Renovation Respectful of Original architectural

$277,500

details, Great outdoor space, Finished basement $269,000 2909 Franklin St Rare Find, Driveway, Rear Deck, Finished Basement $299,000 1334 S Carlisle St New Construction 3BR/3BA, Hardwood Floors, Granite, Finished Basement, Rear yard, Deck and Wet Bar $360,000 149 Watkins St Gorgeous 3BR/2.5BA with 3 Car parking including 1-Car attached garage, Enclosed Patio, Private deck off Master Suite $389,000 3400 Prima Ct Meticulusly maintained, Back yard, Large Patio, Glaxed Maple Cabinets, SS Appl, Double Ovens, Graninte counter with Large Center Island $519,000

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19XX POINT BREEZE AVE. 2 HOMES NEWLY RENOVATED. CALL 267-334-0744.

NO. WILDWOOD 3BEDRM. HOME, 2BATHS, 1/2 BLK. FROM BEACH, C/A. WEEKLY ONLY. REASONABLE. 609-602-3711.

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YearlY rentals AC BROADWALK AT THE RITZ. STUDIO FROM $900. 1BR. $1,200. FURN & UNFURN AVAIL. INCLUDES UTILITIES. CONTACT DAVE AT BOARDWALK REALTY. NO PETS. 609-345-2062. OCEAN CLUB ANNUAL RENTALS, STUDIOS AS LOW AS $1,100/ mth., 1BR $1,400/mth. SPACIOUS BALCONIES. BEST BLDG. IN AC. STEPS FROM BEACH + CASINOS. CONTRACT OCEAN CLUB REALTY 609-345-3101.

studio/eFFiCienCY 1408 ELLSWORTH ST. 2ND FLR. FRONT. CLEAN, BEAUTIFUL EFFICIENCY LIKE. 215549-4279.

15TH & JacKSON

3rd.flr.Recently renov., clean,no pets, heat incl. $650/mo. 1st/last/ sec. req’d. 610-613-8776. 16th & Wharton Newly Ren,Priv Ent, $500/mo+, 1/mo Rent, 2/mo. sec. reqd. 215-336-7011 19XX S. 20th Modern w/large deck. Avail immed. Call Jack (215) 768-3929

room For rent 13TH & SPRUCE- Parker Hotel CC. Fully Furn’d Rms, no sec. deposit. Utils & housekeeping incld. WK: $165-$203; Day: $40-$56. 215-735-2300.

one Bedroom For rent two Bedroom For rent

15XX SO.BROad 15XX SO.BROad ST.

1ST FLR.,SPACIOUS 1BDRM.,1.5BATH, FULL BSMT. W/D, HDDW. FLRS.,$1100/ MO.+. 610-304-0087

LG. 2BDRM.,CARPET/HDWD. FLRS., BRIGHT, GREAT LOC. NEAR TRANS. $1050/MO.+. 610304-0087/

18TH & SHUNK Brand new, hdwd flrs., C/A, W/D, Fin.bsmt. $900/ mo.+. Call 215-292-5952.

18TH & SHUNK Bi-Level Hdwd. flrs.,C/A, Washer/Dryer, Deck. $1100/ mo.+. 215-292-5952.

20XX S. 4th Available Immediately, Spacious & Modern, 1st fl. Call Jack (215) 768-3929

6xx S. 16th Mod. Bi-Level,W/ D,$1200+util. Call Jack (215) 768-3929

23RD WOLF 2nd fl, W/D, C/A, Refrig., parking,near CC/Transp. $725/mo.+. 215-643-8643. HUNTINGDON PARK: Spacious 1BR w/Bsmt. $555/mo, Water incl. Nate, 215-715-0878 MODERN APT. WALL TO WALL CARPETING. NO PETS. CALL 215-463-0215, 215-468-4731. PASSYUNK SQ. 1st fl,Hwd flrs., W/D, Tile BATH & Kit.,AC. $925+util (267) 334-6111

one Bedroom For rent two Bedroom For rent 1010 MOLLBORE TERRACEDUPLEX Brand new. Ultra Mod. C/A. No Pets. 215-463-0215.

12TH & JACKSON 2nd flr., nice, large 2bedrms., No pets. Tenant must Qualify. 215-334-2825.

9TH & MOORE with Deck. $1,050/ mo. utils. included. No Pets. 215-3363545, 215-336-2625.

9TH & SPRiNG GaRdeN

2BDRM. APTS.$1100/Mo.+utils. & $1200/MO.UTILS. CALL 610304-0087.

three + Bdrms For rent

9TH & SPRiNG GaRdeN

4BDRMS.,2 STORY, 2 KITCHENS, MOD. APT. $1900/ MO.+UTILS. 610-304-0087.

garages For rent

houses For rent 10TH & OREGON VIC. M O D . 3 B D R M S , 1 . 5 B AT H , FRESHLY PAINTED, HDWD. FLRS.,NEW Appliances. $1150/ mo.+. 856-262-4369. 20XX WATKINS ST Semi-Furnished 3bedrm. house. $700/ mo.+elec.,gas,water. 215-8736778. 22XX S. GARNET ST 3bedrm., 1bath. Available. $1065/mo.+utils. Call 267-977-3133. 24XX S.11TH ST.,3BR., 2BATH HOME IN A CLOSE-KNIT NEIGHBORHOOD. LG. HOME EQUIPPED WITH LR, DR, EATIN-KIT, D/W, MICROWAVE, OVEN, REFRIG, W/D, BACKYARD AND BSMT. AVAIL. MARCH 1ST. $1,200PER.MO. 1 YR. LEASE. 1ST/LAST AND SECURITY DEP. ($3,600)REQ’D PRIOR TO MOVE IN. CREDIT WILL BE CHECKED. TENANT PAYS GAS, ELECT. WATER. CALL 267-241-3976 FOR MORE INFO. 26XX SO. 17TH ST. 3bdrms.,modern home, C/A. $1200/mo. Call Villa Realty 215271-0600

2705 EARP ST newly remodeled 2bedrm. home. Hdwd flrs., tile kit, bath. W/D, Frig. $850/mo. 267-3070371 3BD/1.5BA Newly Renovated. $750/mo+ Call Jerry (215) 7046043

3Rd & PORTeR

ALL NEW TOWNHOUSE 3 B D R M S . , B AT H , H D W D , GRANITE,COMPLETELY NEW. GORGEOUS, NICE NEIGHBORHOOD, NEW APPLIANCES. $675/ Mo. 215-292-2176, FRANKLIN ST 3Bedrm. new kit, bath, carpet, nice bsmt. Move-incond. 215-778-6554

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ALL NEW, MAGNIFICENT. HDWD FLRS. 2BDRMS.,1BTH.$675/ MO.215-292-2176

room For rent 23RD & JACKSON VICINITY. Older Non-smoker preferred,working person. $400/mo.,$800/move-in. 215-543-9939.

1348 S. HARMONY ST. 700 sq. ft. plumbing & electric doors. $550/ mo+. 215-778-7273 617 CANTRELL ST. 700 sq.ft., bathroom, running water, floor drain, electric door. $550/+util. 215-778-7273

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