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or the past two years, Broad-Street-and Packer-Avenue sisters Jennifer and Krystal Tini along with Third-and-Tree-streets resident Monique Impagliazzo have been working overtime to make their dreams come true. What once was a vision and a story on the page is now becoming a reality as the theatrical film they worked tirelessly on, “Standing Ovation,” is set to be released nationwide July 16. Their journey first began when local talent agent Mary Anne Claro, of the 1500 block of West Passyunk Avenue, put Jennifer, 27, in touch with Diane Kirman, producer and owner of Kenilworth Films, the independent production house and brainchild behind the movie. Working with Kirman on various projects over the past decade, Claro also acts as agent for Impagliazzo, her former assistant, and Krystal, 26. In January 2008, right before Jennifer was scheduled to head back to Los Angeles, where the sisters relocated the summer before, Kirman called her to come in as an assistant for two weeks. Now, almost two-and-a-half years later with several positions under her belt — handling everything from craft services to accounting and finally earning the title of co-producer — Jennifer lives for the adventure. “I always wanted to be behind the camera. I never wanted to be in front of it and I love this job now,” the former Neumann-Goretti high school teacher said. Shortly after signing on, the La Salle University graduate See STANDING OVATION page 9


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How are you dealing with the current heat wave? “Badly, the emergency room (at Methodist Hospital) has been getting people from heat exhaustion. I’m staying inside the hospital in the air conditioning.” Rick Bumarch, 13th and Camac streets

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“I am slowly drinking plenty of water, trying to smile and keeping my mind off of it. Staying hydrated, resting in the shade, and for the seniors, stay out of the sun.” Larry Jones, Broad Street and Oregon Avenue Interviews by Jermar Perry Photos by Natalie Kellem

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Wake-up call To the Editor: On June 24, the Democratic House passed a bill (something called the Disclose Act) that by wicked tactics prevents hundreds of corporate, small business, citizen groups and nonprofit organizations from revealing information to the American people so they will hear and see for the most part only what the Democratic Party wants the people to hear. They have done this in stark violation of the First Amendment. Your Democratic representatives have voted to take away the Constitutional rights to freedom of expression from Americans. They have voted to allow you to hear only what they want you to hear. The local Republican who voted for the bill was Rep. Mike Castle of Delaware who voted for the Cap and Trade Bill, which taxes carbon dioxide — one of the gases we breathe in and produce breathing out. Castle wants to be he next senator from Delaware. Many Americans have been coming out of their long slumber regarding their governments. Delaware wake up. Alfred Essex South Philadelphia

Questioning authority To the Editor: It is truly one huge damned shame what Americans are condemned to live with and are given no real choice as to how and who is to represent and serve us in our most important and crucial political and civil needs. Both the Democrats and Republican parties make it an absolute certainty that no one else can ever wrestle any kind of control from them. The elimination to the American voters of newer, better, younger and much wiser candidates seeking to take their never ending and mostly unproductive tenure will go on unceasingly while they sit so comfortable and confidently in office. For instance, the electoral college consistently squeezes out prospective candidates for public office, who belong to offshoot or spin-off independent, libertarian or any other legitimate, in accordance with regulations, political organization who could re-light and bring back the faded American dream

of democracy that onced served as a beacon and light to the world. These are not the ideas or ideals that democracy and freedom were built on. Those are being discarded. We should not have a group that was elected to make laws that are made to serve them in their quest for no other reason but to secure their position long after they have outlived their usefulness and productivity, and languish unendingly in office much to the detriment of the citizens they were meant to serve. Regardless of their affiliation with any other party, give us back our right as a democracy and free people to choose who we want to serve us, instead of elected officials deciding who should serve us — that’s what dictators have done which ultimately strips away democracy and freedom. Give us back our American rights to choose for ourselves freely. If you think that politicians don’t depend on the lethargy, unconcern and involvement in our political process, you have better guess again because it is that lack that has given us what we currently have and will not change until we are involved.

pez and Delia Hernandez Cortes would have waited they could have been protected by our breed of leadership if they could have gotten to City Hall fast enough. By the way, the three mentioned allegedly killed Jose Armando CazaresOlarte in Montgomery County, all of them were illegal aliens. The people have had enough of being told what they can do, what they can’t do or what new policy making the city will take for them or against them without having a voice on the matter themselves. They are tired of listening to morons who hold a public office with words that hold no true value. We can listen to an idiot for nothing. We are paying a high price for the idiots we have to put up with. It’s a real shame, that this breed we have won’t leave our city alone. Patrick Dio Sr. South Philadelphia Comment on these letters or topics at www.southphillyreview.com/opinion/letters.

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Leadership failures To the Editor: It was always our belief and understanding that those we elected into office are there to represent us, not themselves; until now. That policy is dead. It’s gone. Our new breed of leadership has dismantled it completely. What was once an American city has been changed to fit the breed of leadership we all must adjust to. Our city could be called fail safe, which our leadership has described to us and the rest of our nation. Our leadership has decreed this an open and fail safe city. No longer will our crime-fighting forces venture into the world of illegal criminal activities or disclosure. By the order of our unnatural breed of leadership, our city has transformed into a fail safe environment for those who are here illegally. Our leader calls this the new American tradition. Maybe if Gabriel Martinez-Lopez, Jose Martinez-Lo-

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manda Hansen was spending the night at a friend’s house when she encountered a silent killer. The 16 year old was unaware that the boiler in the basement where they slept was leaking carbon monoxide. Slumber’s peacefulness — and the odorless, poisonous gas — filled the room. Sadly, Amanda never regained consciousness. Her parents somehow persevered through the grief of losing a child and began working with their New York politicians to give meaning to their tragedy. They knew if the room where Amanda slept had a carbon monoxide detector, she might still be alive.

Advocating for the requirement of such devices in all houses in their home state of New York became their mission. Their tactics included collecting signatures from neighbors and drumming up support from other officials. A few months ago, their wish came true, as a bill mandating carbon monoxide detectors in all New York homes was signed into law. And it appears the couple won’t rest until such devices make their way into every U.S. home — for good reason. They recently heard of a parent who installed a detector prior to hosting a sleepover. The device actually went off that night, but everyone escaped safely. Adding to the story’s poignancy is the fact that this occurred on the same day as Amanda’s birthday. “As soon as we got that phone call and hung up, we knew this is what we need to do to keep Amanda’s name alive,” Amanda’s father Ken told The Buffalo News. “That’s what we need to do with the rest of our lives.” SPR

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28-year-old woman returned home with her kids to find two unknown men — one with a silver semi-automatic pistol and one with a knife — in her bedroom at 1:30 a.m. Monday on the 1900 block of South 28th Street, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. The duo demanded money and jewelry, but the woman denied having any, so the men coerced her to call her 30-year-old boyfriend, Tolliver said. Upon his arrival, the woman and her children were forced in the bathroom while the men duct taped the boyfriend and pushed him inside his girlfriend’s white 2010 Nissan Maxima, in which the three drove from the residence. The woman and her children were unharmed. At about 6 a.m. the 30-year-old arrived at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the Maxima with a gunshot wound to the back of his right leg although police are unsure how he escaped and arrived at the hospital, Tolliver said. The vehicle was sent for processing. The perpetrator with the gun was described as black, 5-foot-7 and wearing a black ski mask while the man with the knife was described as black, 6-foot-2 to 6-foot-4 and wearing a white T-shirt that he used to cover his face as well. To report information, call South Detectives at 215-686-3013.

Teen tiff A teen was shot at least four times in West Passyunk by two older teens, who previously accused him of burglarizing their home, Monday night. The 15-year-old was walking to the store with his 14-year-old brother when two neighborhood teens, who he has had a number of previous encounters with, moved toward him at 11:30 p.m. on the 1900 block of Hoffman Street, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. One of the teens called him and shot at him at least four times with a black handgun hitting the teen once in his left thigh, Tolliver said. The brothers ran to a nearby family member’s home where they called the police. The victim was transported to

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where he was treated and released. Even though he does not know their names, he told police that he could identify them as he had a recent altercation with one of the boys who accused him of burglarizing his home on June 13, Tolliver said. No arrests have been made in that burglary. The offender that shot the victim was described as black with a dark complexion, age 18 or 19, 5-foot-11 to 6-foot-1, thin, short hair and wearing white shorts. His accomplice is known as “Vito” and was described as possibly Hispanic, age 17 to 19. To report information, call South Detectives at 215-686-3013.

Teen murdered in Point Breeze A teen was killed about a block from his home in Point Breeze Friday. Police responded to a radio call of a shooting on the 2300 block of Watkins Street at 1:41 a.m. where they found 19year-old Raquaan Westbrook, of the 2200 block of Moore Street, lying on the street with numerous gunshot wounds to his body, Officer Tanya Little of the Police Public Affairs Unit said. He was transported to the HUP and pronounced dead 23 minutes later. Police had no motive or suspects as of press time. To report information, call Homicide Division 215-686-3334.

Trying to unarm an officer An officer attempted to arrest a man who was believed to have obstructed traffic in Queen Village, but more charges were tacked on when he allegedly assaulted and tried to take the officer’s weapon early Monday. The officer was conducting traffic at Third and South streets at about 1:35 a.m. when Sidney Spearman, 21, of the 6400 block of Anderson Street in East Mount Airy, allegedly stood in the intersection preventing traffic from turning left on Third, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. The officer asked him to move along, but Spearman ignored the request. Instead, he allegedly grabbed the officer’s bike,


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eth Devine is expanding her reach to young girls and looking beyond just the game of basketball. The April launch of the Philly Girls Got Game clinic was so successful that four more were scheduled for this month — the three remaining ones are taking place July 14, 21 and 28 at Neumann-Goretti, 1736 S. 10th St. Devine also is looking at the bigger picture as she unveiled plans for her Philly Girls in Motion program geared towards encouraging young girls to become active and make healthy choices. “It might be someone who has never exercised a day in their life,” Devine said. “We want to get kids moving.” With the help of Councilman-at-Large Jim Kenney and the Department of Recreation, the program will get under way in September at two recreations centers — John M. Perzel Community Center in Mayfair and Dorothy Emanuel Recreation Center in East Mount Airy. “This particular program is not for the high-end athlete,” Kenney, of 11th and Tasker streets, said. “These are for girls that need to get up and about and away from the TV.” “It might start with a walk around the block,” Devine added. Devine and Kenney along with other volunteers involved in the program gathered at The Palm at The Bellevue, 200 S. Broad St., June 28 for a two-hour happy hour event to help raise funds for its programs. Guests included area college basketball coaches and former 76ers general manager and president, Billy King, who was mixing drinks behind the bar. He and his wife are committed to stay involved in the organization, he said. “If we start young, get them exercising it’s more preventative,” King said noting being active could ward off diseases such as diabetes later in life. Through Devine’s network, those willing to donate their time to the organization like King have continued to grow. “Everyone has something to teach and we’re all for it because we want to be a volunteer-driven organization,” she said. EARLIER THIS YEAR, Devine launched the pilot program of Philly Girls in Motion at a Catholic school on the Main Line. Teens including 18-year-old Stephanie Smedile,

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who graduated from Merion Mercy Academy in Merion Station last month, gathered twice a week after school to learn about wellness and a variety of exercises from January through May. “All the girls that did it loved it,” she said. “It gave me motivation to start doing the things we do together on my own.” Now Smedile’s friends come to her for advice and she can take what she has learned to Drexel University in the fall where she will be freshman psychology major. “The simple choices you make everyday can be shifted,” the Wallingford resident said. Although Devine found success with the program at Merion, she didn’t want to target schools in well-off suburbs and teens like Smedile, who played tennis in the fall at her alma mater. “As we were delivering it, we thought, ‘this is a great program.’ The girls that were there were all in. They were there everyday [the group met] … This is great. Let’s do it where the opportunities aren’t.” So now the nonprofit will look to start two programs and expand it citywide eventually with more sites potentially popping up in January with a possible South Philly location.

“When we grow, that will probably be one of the first places we go,” Devine said of South Philly. Although she is quick to add it is not a weight-loss program, it may result in reduced pounds as a result of being active. “We want to teach kids how to feel and how to move, so it’s not a battle,” she said. The program, which is geared for ages 9 to 16 and has a $50 per year membership fee, will provide nutritious lessons prior to the day’s activity teaching the girls about the best choices for what to put into their bodies. The fitness aspect will consist of Philly Girls Run, a running club with a goal of planning and participating in a neighborhood 5K, Philly Girls Tri, a mentorship that will invoke an interest in running and training for small triathlons, Philly Girls Fitness, a weekly class that may include yoga, Zumba, Pilates, kickboxing and boot camp training, as well as the Philly Girls Got Game basketball clinic. “That is one of the more important things we’ve done in South Philly — ever,” Kenney said of the initial clinic. The program consisted of women’s basketball coaches and players from the area’s six universities mentoring about 150 local

girls. And about 40 are signed up for each of the July clinics thus far with spots still available, Devine said. Denise Dillon, Drexel’s women’s basketball head coach said, the April clinic not only affected the local girls, but also her and her players. We’ve run a lot of clinics,” Dillon, who will run the July 21 clinic as well, said. “That was probably the most memorable that I’ve been involved in.” Another component of Philly Girls in Motion is a once-a-month family session where Christa Smedile, a registered dietician and certified health counselor, who helped Devine with the pilot program at her younger sister’s school, will show the whole family how to cook and shop healthy. “The hardest thing we’re going to have to overcome is food marketing and cost because unhealthy food is cheaper,” she said. Most importantly, this program will turn its interest to a subset that typically does not garner attention, Kenney said. “At this point, let’s concentrate on young woman because that’s what lacks focus,” he said. SPR Contact Staff Writer Amanda Snyder at asnyder@southphillyreview.com or ext. 117. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news.


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STANDING OVATION continued from page 1 brought in her sister’s reel of the NeumannGoretti Saints cheerleading squad to show writer and director Stewart Raffill. Before moving out west, Krystal helped organize routines as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers dance squad. She also honed her acting skills locally while instructing the high school troop. Loving what he saw, Raffill flew her in to choreograph a piece of one of the songs. Krystal stayed on and not only singlehandedly choreographed the movie’s routines, but designed the wardrobes as well. “The vision in Krystal’s head of what [the actors] should wear is now our movie poster,” Impagliazzo, who joined the team before production started in the summer of ’08, said. “It all came to life.” Every facet of the creative process was an educational experience for the three graduates of St. Maria Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St. “After working a 12- or 15-hour day, I’d have to go back to wardrobe, look for what my scenes were for the next day and pack all the wardrobe and accessories myself every single night,” Krystal said. “I never did wardrobe before in my life so I was

just learning along the way.” With an extensive amount of responsibility on their shoulders and without a handbook of written guidelines, an innate passion and confidence fueled their ambitions. “I think the three of us, we just always knew not that we were different, but that we wanted something different out of life and in general,” Impagliazzo, who shares associate producer credit along with her mentor Claro, said. “We actually get up and do it and it’s not easy either, it takes a lot of courage and moving from your gut.” IT WAS NOT uncommon for the trio to bring on friends and fellow residents such as Marisa Campagna, of Smedley and Hartranft streets, for hair and Maria Forte for makeup. The diverse crew was not only loyal and extremely dependable but talented and down to earth. “In hiring South Philly girls, they added something to the project they never would have had before,” Jennifer said. “It’s great that Diane trusted us enough to allow us to bring in a group of South Philly girls that she didn’t know.” Compiling the movie’s soundtrack alongside Raffill, Krystal recommended local rapper and writer Mikey P of DaCav5, who penned three of the 20 original songs. continued on next page

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SS UNITED STATES continued from page 1 of Philadelphia began the night with the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” with the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry presenting the colors of the United States flag. Waving mini flags, attendees, many donning “Dont Give Up the Ship” shirts, greeted the announcement by Conservancy Board President Susan Gibbs with extended applause. “For almost15 years, she’s been waiting patiently,” Gibbs, the granddaughter of William Francis Gibbs, the ship’s architect, said of the vessel, which has experienced dereliction and adulation since its last voyage in 1969. “Eulogies were being composed but no more,” Gibbs told the crowd. She then addressed the gift from Lenfest, his second sizeable offering to the Washington-based group. Last July, he endowed the group’s cause with $300,000. With the larger amount, Gibbs and her colleagues can purchase the ship from Norwegian Cruise Line/Genting Hong Kong, its owner since 2003. The line had received a $5.9 million bid from a scrapper, but instead chose to negotiate on the 990-foot ship with the Conservancy for $3 million. “We are now the first ones in line to buy the ship and the only ones in line,” Gibbs said, easily drawing the night’s loudest ovation. She introduced Mayor Michael Nutter, whose time in office has witnessed the most conserted efforts to give the ship new life. “This ship is a national treasure, a national landmark. We need to pledge not to let any tragedy befall this ship. It is part of our national history,” Nutter said. In her introduction of Lenfest, Gibbs noted that in his youth, he had a “marine room,” where he would occupy himself with all things aquatic, especially models. “I am sure he never would have imagined having a toy like this,” she said. With chants of “Gerry, Gerry, Gerry” greeting him, Lenfest, in a hushed yet confident voice, said, “She’s worth keeping; she’s worth saving,” a comment that spawned more shouts. The Florida-born Lenfest received the Conservancy’s National Flagship Champion Award, and he and Nutter received framed portraits of the ship from photographer Rita DeVecchis. The three-hour event included a musical interlude with performances by Jimmy and the Parrots, whose “Symbol of America” honors the SS United States. Soft pretzels, hot dogs and pizza aided the maintenance of the celebratory vibe. The crowd included many out-of-staters, including Ocean City, N.J. resident Joe

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Devine who recalled building a model of the SS United States while in grade school. “It’s such an honor to be here,” he said. “I made [the model] in ’58, when she was still active. I hope she’ll have a second chance.”

“This evenings helps us to begin to lay the foundation for our ship’s future,” she said. Its past is familiar to most maritime aficionados. On its first journey in July 1952, it made the fastest westbound crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, and over its 17-year career, it routinebooked celeb‘For almost 15 years, she’s ly rities, dignitaries, LENFEST’S DONATION been waiting patiently. and commoners. MEANS the ship will have Now resting only a new, though not necesEulogies were being a few feet from the sarily smooth, course. composed but no more.’ tented area of last On or by February 1, 2011, the Conservancy —Susan Gibbs, Conservancy Board week’s celebration, President and granddaughter of it transported more will take possession than a million pasWilliam Francis Gibbs, of the ship. The Envisengers, and many ronmental Protection the ship’s architect. of them and their Agency must approve relatives came to the formal title transfer and should do so once the Conservancy honor the ship two days before the 58th anaddresses the agency’s concerns on toxins niversary of its record-breaking rookie performance. aboard the ship. “My grandmother and sister had passage “We are committed to safeguarding the in ’65,” Tom Morse, of Pennsauken, N.J. future of this ship,” Gibbs said. Following the transfer, the remainder of said. “What a ship she was, and what a the funds will allow the group 20 months to beauty she can still be!” Aesthetically, the ship, which has been secure additional funding for renovation. Gibbs sees the ship as being the site for docked at Pier 82 since ’96, remains multiple projects, including restaurants, imposing but requires immense care of retail stores, museums and entertainment its 550,000 square feet. The exact cost of the project is unknown, but Patrick venues.

Kelly of the 1300 block of South Clarion Street knows Lenfest’s money could start a chain reaction. “I hope they can save it. I hope other people will come to its aid,” he said. Once the sun had signed off for the evening, Kelly joined everyone in watching the lighting of the ship’s running lights, radar mast, bridge and funnels. Excitement swelled as the ship brightened, its luminous look proving irresistible for many whose extended curbside inspection caused them to miss moments of “SS United States: Lady in Waiting,” a 57-minute documentary that includes interviews of crew members and passengers. Though not made in Philadelphia, the ship has become an obsession of many area residents who are yearning for it to remain in the city once renovation is complete. New York City is another possible location. “New York has enough already. Leave it here,” Peter Richardson, of the 300 block of Fernon Street, said following the video. “This ship is done waiting. Let the lady live!” SPR Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news/features.


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“I’ll bring friends home and I’m like, ‘Hey, what’s up?’ to some 12-year-old, and my friend will say, ‘Who’s that?’ and I’ll say, ‘A cousin.’ Then, two blocks later, the same thing happens with some 15-year-old.” —Jason Mulgrew, on growing up in South Philly

prah has her list, and the New York Times has one, as well. But anyone from South Philly has just one book to read this summer. “The one chapter that I wrote about [The Mummers], it’s actually how my parents met. She was 17 years old. We are from Second Street, so, you know, the second half of the parade, and she sees this guy drunk, this Mummer dancing around. And he’s bleeding,” Jason Mulgrew, of Third and Ritner streets, said. “So she took a picture. Eight years later, she is going through pictures with my dad … and it was him; He had been in a bar fight and had been stabbed and he was too drunk to care. “True South Philly Second Street romance.” And so began the tumultuous life of the Mulgrew family, which is exactly what Jason, the eldest, chronicles in his first book, “Everything is Wrong with Me: A memoir of an American childhood gone, well, wrong.” The 12-chapter book beginning with “A Break, a beginning” and ending with the epilogue “Hooker Hunting,” is endearing, embarrassing and downright funny. “[The chapters] have their narrative arcs, but they are more like vignettes starting from how my parents met up until me being in junior high,” Mulgrew, who currently resides in New York City, said. “It just seemed like natural at that time. We didn’t want to get into high school ’cause that’s a whole other set of neuroses and insecurities.” Mulgrew’s cast of characters include his parents, younger brother, Dennis, and younger sister, Megan — though the siblings play a smaller role in the written version of the author’s formative years than they would like,


Lifestyles Mulgrew said. The last major player in this ensemble is, of course, South Philly. “I think it couldn’t have been better, growing up there,” Mulgrew, whose extended family remains in Pennsport, said. “I think you get this unique world view. My dad was one of 10 and my mom was one of six, and we all grew up in a mile-and-a-half radius. “I’ll bring friends home and I’m like, ‘Hey, what’s up?’ to some 12-year-old, and my friend will say, ‘Who’s that?’ and I’ll say, ‘a cousin.’ Then, two blocks later, the same thing happens with some 15-year-old.” Starting a blog in February 2004, when the word blog was still a funny sounding abstract term, Mulgrew began musing about his childhood and posted his family stories as a creative outlet. Response to the blog was overwhelmingly positive and led to Mulgrew being named one of People Magazine’s 50 Hottest Bachelors in ’05. He also was approached to turn his postings into a book, but was determined not to fall into the same formula of his peers. “There is no overlap,” Mulgrew said of the blog and the book. “That was really ’cause, at that time, when I was first approached, [other bloggers] were just copying and pasting.” The best part of becoming an author has been the chance to connect to his audience.

Mulgrew, who considered stand-up comedy before realizing it was “scary” and reverting to the blog, has been able to read and meet-up with readers from all over. And find out that his experience may be unique, but they are definitely not singular. “That’s been the best part. As much as it’s a compliment when people are like, ‘I grew up in South Philly’ or ‘My parents are from South Philly and they always told me the stories and you nailed it,’ it’s the best when [people not from the area] are like, ‘Wow, I want to come to the Mummer’s Parade!’ “I brought a girlfriend home and she was from a farm in the Pacific Northwest. And she was like, ‘This is like a movie set, this can’t be real.’” With part disparagement and part nostalgia Mulgrew mocks his roots because they are what defines him. “No matter where I am I will be in that parade. At 6 a.m. on New Year’s Day my alarm is going off and I’m putting that makeup on,” the Froggy Carr member said. “It’s just such an engrained part of who I am, so unique to South Philly. I don’t care, I’ll be there.” MULGREW ATTENDED OUR Lady of Mount Carmel, 2329 S. Third St., before heading north to attend St. Joe’s Prep for high

school. Leaving the state to attend Boston College, where he studied history, Mulgrew had aspirations other than becoming a blogger/writer. “I wanted to be a lawyer and now I work for lawyers,” Mulgrew, who has done marketing for a New York City law firm for many years, said. “They took us [in middle school] to a law firm and it was the nicest office I had ever seen, and they had this hoagie spread for us, and I was like, ‘I can get behind this!’” Though Mulgrew now works for law professionals, he intends on staying on his own side of the matter. Maintaining his blog with weekly posts, the fan base continues to grow. “I’ve done 1.6 million words in six years; That’s a lot of words,” Mulgrew said of a recent count of his activity on www.jasonmulgrew.com. “I think [the first print run] was 20,000. They’re selling well; I don’t know the numbers. And they like that I can do a lot, ’cause I have the blog, I have a builtin — I use the world lightly — ‘fan base.’” Though the book was started four years ago, Mulgrew jokes that the tome was penned in 16 days — but the estimate is not too far off, he maintains. Secluding himself on The Shore for a week at a time, the stories poured out of him as fast as fingers could put the words down.

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he water sparkles in the pool under rays of the afternoon sun. The swim club is alive with the happy shouts of kids. Adults swim laps to keep fit. Others sip on iced tea and read a book or chat with their neighbor. It is so unlike the summers of my youth, he thinks. He wasn’t allowed to go swimming in the public pool nearby that he and his friends called “the swimmies.” There were only infrequent trips to Roosevelt Park to dunk oneself in the lake. There was no air conditioning to cool off, only an inadequate window fan. His parents worried incessantly about he and his sister drowning or getting polio. There was no polio vaccine. Jonas Salk himself was probably still just a kid himself trying to shake the heat. What he remembered most about those hot Philadelphia summers was the pungent odor of the city, the odor of the horses pulling the wagons of vendors selling everything from fruit to laundry bleach, the odor of the manure wafting up from the trolley tracks and the occasional dead animal lying in the street for who knew how long until they came and took it away. The heat was no more intense than this day when he lounged poolside, but life was so much harsher without the conveniences we take for granted today. He had been only dimly aware of what was happening in the world around him back then, other than what his father brought up in conversation at the dinner table. He remembered we were supposed to be afraid the Russians would blow us all to pieces. We believed there were spies everywhere, even in the highest levels of government. We were stuck in Korea and didn’t know how to get out. Gen. Douglas MacArthur wanted to nuke China and went public. Truman fired him, but MacArthur seemed to have won the hearts of the people, at least in his home. Today was different, but not so different. President Obama escaped Truman’s fate because he had Gen. David Petreus to replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal. In this case, it is Petreus who is the American hero. He worries. Petreus is not Superman. It is his strategy of counterinsurgency that has so far failed in Afghanistan. He will tweak the policy, but not essentially change it. Afghanistan is not Iraq, and besides, it seems a little premature to declare victory in Iraq before we see what will happen when most of America’s troops are gone. We don’t need another premature mission accomplished banner. And what is it about

Afghanistan that gives us hope of good outcome? Its historic hatred of foreign invaders? Is it the corruption of Hamid Karzai that fuels our hope? No, it is Gen. Petreus that is the only thing that gives us hope, and that is too much a burden for any mortal to carry... He doesn’t really know much about Elena Kagan. He hopes she will, at the very least, be a capable replacement for Justice John Stevens. She seems like a nice lady with a good sense of humor and the intelligence to survive the congressional hearings and the grumpiness of Sen. Arlen Specter. What he has read is that Kagan’s grandparents once owned a butter and egg store on South Seventh Street. He remembers his mother sending him on errands to the store, which was all white tile and he believed that he could actually smell the creamery butter and eggs? He loved that store. Good luck, Elena Kagan. Win one for Gittleman’s and South Seventh Street... He is disturbed people still buy into the old myth that you can run the federal government as you do your household budget. When things get tough, you rein in your own budget, but when the economy is tanking and people are getting laid off in droves, the government has to spend its way out of it. You need the economy to grow and put folks back to work. It’s not that the stimulus didn’t work, it wasn’t big enough. The stimulus kept us from going over a cliff, avoid a depression and gave us a slight economic upturn. You can’t reduce the deficit if the economy goes under, and all that pain you’ve inflicted on ordinary working people will be for naught. Nobody is listening... We are already getting a glimpse of our future, he thinks. Congress fails to extend unemployment benefits, a relatively inexpensive way to ease the hardships on the jobless. Republicans are opposed to the “goodies” in the war-funding bill. The so-called “goodies” are things like $10 billion to help local school districts avoid laying off teachers; $500 million to hire more border patrol agents and $18 billion to be split between nuclear and renewable energy. Goodies or necessities?... There is a wondrously giant tree in Girard Park, the kind that as a kid you could imagine being part of a magic forest. As a result of a recent storm, the big tree now lays on its side, its roots ruthlessly ripped out of the ground. The imperious tree once looked down upon the stately neighborhood, for who knows how many years, and is now toppled in a moment of nature’s wrath. It’s a reminder that even the most powerful among us are but a speck in the eye of history to be brushed aside. There is a sadness today in his favorite little park. He turns back to the pool, as if for solace, and the laughing children. SPR Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/opinion/cardella.

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Aang (Noah Ringer) the young successor in an ancient line of Avatars prepares for battle as the fates of the Earth, Water and Air nations rests on his shoulders.

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’ve been saying for years that M. Night Shyamalan, who over the course of a decade went from being the next Hitchcock to a latter-day Ed Wood, should tackle material not born from his own twilight-zone of a mind. I’ve envisioned the gifted, Philly-raised auteur applying his irrefutable stylistic skills to a story uncontaminated by outlandish, swollen-headed, Shyamalanian DNA. Finally given the opportunity, Shyamalan couldn’t have botched things up more enormously than he does with “The Last Airbender,” his galumphing, dumbfoundingly preposterous adaptation of the popular Nickelodeon anime series. What is an Airbender? Oh, who cares? Shyamalan, in a script overflowing with convolution, takes great pains to explain it, pummeling viewers with enough loony expository speeches to send them hurtling toward the exits. Borderline sadistic in his technique, the filmmaker rubs your face in the movie’s innumerable absurdities, zooming in obnoxiously close on the face of Aang (Noah Ringer), the all-powerful Avatar (not that one), as he raves about Dragon Spirits, Air Nomads, Flying Lemur Bats and The Fire Nation with bugeyed, double-glazed hamminess. Apart from the best efforts of a few talented stars of Indian descent (including Dev Patel of “Slumdog Millionaire”), the acting is god-awful. Playing the cheese to Ringer’s ham is 15-year-old Nicola Peltz, who, poor thing, drives you into a state of secondhand embarrassment with her dreadfully misguided performance as the water-bending Katara. Jackson Rathbone of “Twilight” fame is barely better as

Katara’s big bro, Sokka. The young actors speak as if they just finished Level 1 of Rosetta Stone English, and then attempt to wrap their monosyllabic tongues around a bunch of fantastical, nonsensical hooey. Even the potentially grand visuals are compromised, as this flick is another casualty of the 3-D-retrofit disease, wherein the third dimension is added after the fact. Exotic eye candy and nifty water effects are left looking murky, and there’s no noticeable visual enhancement beyond some puffed-up subtitles. In every sense, “Airbender” is a bust. It’s Shyamalan’s worst film since ... well, since his last one.

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Slightly Stoopid with Cypress Hill: 6 p.m. July 31. Tickets: $37. Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd. and Spring Garden St. 800-745-3000. www.livenation.com. Brooks and Dunn: 7:30 p.m. July 31. Tickets: $25-$65. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www. livenation.com. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers with Buddy Guy: 7:30 p.m. July 31Aug. 1. Tickets: $52-$128. Wachovia Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-2984200. www.ComcastTix.com. Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart: 8 p.m. July 31. Tickets: $30$70. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215-546-7900. www.manncenter.org. Arcade Fire with Spoon: 7:30 p.m. Aug 2. Tickets: $29.50-$49.50. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215546-7900. www.manncenter.org. Green Day: 7 p.m. Aug. 3. Tickets: $35-$85. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856365-1300. www.livenation.com. Paramore with Tegan and Sara: 5 p.m. Aug. 4. Tickets: $37.50. Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd. and Spring Garden St. 800-745-3000. www. livenation.com.

Barenaked Ladies: 7:30 p.m. August 4. Tickets: $39.50-$125. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. 800-745-3000. www. livenation.com. Rufus Wainwright: 7:30 p.m. August 4. Tickets: $34.50-$44.50. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215-546-7900. www.manncenter.org. Kings of Leon: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5. Tickets: $36.50-$61.50. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www.livenation.com. Kiss: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Tickets: $19.75-$130.75. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. www.livenation.com. Broadway Dreams “Don’t Stop Believing”: 8 p.m. Aug. 7. Tickets: $28-$68. Kimmel Center, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Jimmy Buffett: 8 p.m. Aug. 7 and 10. Tickets: $36-$136. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. www.livenation.com. Yo-Yo Ma: 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Tickets: $15$72. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215546-7900. www.manncenter.org. Guitars and Saxes 2010: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Tickets: $37-$47. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com.

Adam Lambert: 8 p.m. Aug. 12. Tickets: $37.50. Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets, Upper Darby. 610-352-2887. www.livenation.com. Zac Brown Band: 7:30 p.m. August 13. Tickets: $20-$40.75. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www.livenation.com. Herbie Hancock: 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Tickets: $20-$40. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215-546-7900. www. manncenter.org. Public Enemy: 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Tickets: $25-$27. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www. thetroc.com. Gov’t Mule: 5 p.m. Aug. 14. Tickets: $39.50-$42.50. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Chestnut St. and Columbus Blvd. 215-928-8801. www. delawareriverevents.com. STS9 with Lotus and The Album Leaf: 6 p.m. Aug. 14. Tickets: $32.50. Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd. and Spring Garden St. 800-745-3000. www.livenation.com. Maroon 5: 7:30 p.m. August 14. Tickets: $25-$65. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www.livenation.com. Paul McCartney: 8 p.m. Aug. 14. Tickets: $65-$250. Wachovia Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com.


Jackson Browne: 8 p.m. Sept. 11. Tickets: $41-$76. Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets, Upper Darby. 610-352-2887. www.livenation.com. Todd Rundgren: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Tickets: $35-$95. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Lady Gaga: 8 p.m. Sept. 14-15. Tickets: $49.50-$175. Wachovia Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com. Cake: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Tickets: $35. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215546-7900. www.manncenter.org. Pavement: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Tickets: $37.50. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215-546-7900. www. manncenter.org. The Italian Laugh Pack: 8:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Tickets: $29.50$39.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Mark Nadler with The New York Pops: 8 p.m. Sept. 22. Tickets: $20$35. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215546-7900. www.manncenter.org. Bruce in the USA: 8 p.m. Sept. 24. Tickets: $27.50-$37.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com. Alice in Chains: 7 p.m. Sept. 25. Tickets: $45-$65. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www. livenation.com. The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Tickets: $10-$30. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215-546-7900. www. manncenter.org.

Museums/Exhibits/ Galleries

World Team Tennis brings five-time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams to the Philadelphia Freedoms roster 7:30 p.m. July 8. Tickets: $12-$70. Pavilion at Villanova University, 800 E. Lancaster Ave. 800-298-4200. www.ComcastTix.com. >American Swedish Historical Museum: “Go Swedish! Smorgasbord and Beyond,” through Jan. 1900 Pattison Ave. 215-389-1776. www.americanswedish.org. >AxD Gallery: ”queerArt,” through Aug. 7. 265 S. 10th St. 215-627-6250. www.a-x-d.com. >Bambi Gallery: ”Bambi Biennial,” through Aug. 1. 1001 N. 2nd St. Suite 7. 267-319-1374. www. bambiproject.com. >Bridgette Mayer Gallery: “Wondrous Spaces,” July 6-31; “New Works by Dana Hargrove,” Aug. 31-Sept. 25. 709 Walnut St. 215-413-8893. www. bridgettemayergallery.com. >Chemical Heritage Foundation: “The Whole of Nature and the Mirror of Art” and “Transmutations: Alchemy in Art,” ongoing; “Marvels and Ciphers: A Look Inside the Flask,” through Dec. 10. 315 Chestnut St. 215-925-2222. www. chemheritage.org. >City Hall: “Currency,” through July 23. 215-686-9912. www.phila. gov/artincityhall.com. >DaVinci Art Alliance: “Seven,” July 10-25. Opening reception is 6-9 p.m. July 10. “The Seven Deadly Sins” lecture and closing reception is 1-4 p.m. July 25. 704 Catharine St. 215-829-0644. www.davinciartalliance.org. >Franklin Institute: “Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt,” through Jan. 2; Electricity” and “Changing Earth,” ongoing. 20th St. and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-448-1200. www.fi.edu. >Gallery 1401: ”Megaliths/Night/ Sky,” through Aug. 7. 211 S. Broad St. 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu/go.

>Ice Box Gallery: “Stratum,” through July. Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American St. >Independence Seaport Museum: “It Sprang from the River! Everyday Objects with Maritime Secrets,” through Jan. 3. 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 215-413-8655. www. phillyseaport.org. >Institute of Contemporary Art: “Queer Art,” through Aug. 1. 118 S. 36th St. 215-573-9975. www. icaphila.org. Laurel Hill Cemetery: Second Annual Rest in Peace 5k Run 4 p.m. Oct. 9. Cost: $30; Gravedigger’s Ball 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Tickets: $175. Crystal Tea Room, 100 Penn Square East. 215228-8200. www.gravediggersball.org. 3822 Ridge Ave. 215-228-8200. www. thelaurelhillcemetery.org. >Leonard Pearlstein Gallery: “Ni Una Mas: Not One More The Juarez Murders,” through July 16. 3401 Filbert St. 215-895-1834. www. drexel.edu/juarez. >The Library Company of Philadelphia: “Philadelphia on Stone: The First Fifty Years of Commercial Lithography, 1828-1878,” through Oct. 15. 1314 Locust Street. 215-5463181. www.librarycompany.org. >Mutter Museum: “Corporeal Manifestations,” through Aug. 2. 19 S. 22nd St. 215-563-3737. www. collphyphil.org/mutter.asp. >National Constitution Center: “Ancient Rome & America,” through Aug. 1; “Being ‘We the People’: Afghanistan, America and the Minority Imprint,” through Sept. 26. Independence Mall, 525 Arch St. 215-409-6700. www.constitutioncenter.org.

National Liberty Museum: 321 Chestnut St. 215-925-2800. www. libertymuseum.org. Newman Galleries: 1625 Walnut St. www.newmangalleries.net. Nexus/foundation for today’s art: 1400 N. American St. 215-6841946. www.nexusphiladelphia.org. Old City Jewish Art Center: 119 N. Third St. 215-923-1222. www. jewishartcenter.com. >Open Lens Gallery: “Capturing Sky,” through Aug. 15. Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St. www.gershmany.org. Painted Bride Arts Center: Painted Bride Arts Center Café Gallery, 230 Vine St. www.paintedbride.org. >Philadelphia Art Alliance: “Vanitas: Contemporary Reflections,” through Aug. 27. 251 S. 18th St. 215545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. Philadelphia Folklore Project: By appointment. 735 S. 50th St. 215726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org. >Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Water Work,” through July 18; “Interactions in Clay: Contemporary Explorations of the Collection,” through July; “ “Arts of Bengal: Town, Temple, Mosque,” through August; “Late Renoir,” through Sept. 6; “Plain Beauty: Korean White Porcelain,” through Sept. 26. 26th St. and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-763-8100. www. philamuseum.org. >Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art: “Judith K. Brodsky: Memoir of an Assimilated Family,” through July 30. 615 N. Broad St. 215-627-6747. >Philadelphia Zoo: “Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion-Piece Animal Adventure,” through Oct. 31; “Creatures of Culture: North America” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 10-11. 34th St. and Girard Ave. 215-243-5336. www. philadelphiazoo.org. >Plastic Club Art Gallery: “Models as Artists Show,” July 4-25; “Casual Summer Show,” Aug. 1-29. 247 S. Camac St. 215-545-9324. www.plasticclub.org. >Please Touch Museum: “You, Me & Playhouse,” Mondays through July. Cost: $75-$204. “You, Me & Puppetry,” Saturdays through July, excluding July 3. Cost: $35-$180. World Music Festival July 9-11; First Annual Stroller in the Park 8 a.m. Aug. 29. 4231 Avenue of the Republic. 215-963-0667. www. pleasetouchmuseum.org. Polish American Cultural Center Museum: 308 Walnut St. 215-922-1700. www.polishamericancenter.org. >The Print Center: “84th Annual International Competition: Photography,” through July 24. 1614 Latimer St. 215-735-6090. www.printcenter.org. Projects Gallery: 629 N. Second St. 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com.

>Rosenbach Museum & Library: “Friend or Faux: Imitation and Invention from Innocent to Fraudulent,” through July 11; “Dreadful Things Happen: The Brothers Grimm and Maurice Sendak,” through Nov. 7; “Wesrward Ho! The Lure and Lore of the American West,” Aug. 4-Nov. 28. 2008-2010 Delancey Place. 215-732-1600. www. rosenbach.org. >Smile Gallery: ”Faces and Figures,” July 9- Aug. 9. 105 S. 22nd St. 215-564-2502. >Sol Mednick Gallery: “Brace for Impact: The Aftermath of Flight 1549,” through Aug. 7. University of the Arts, 211 S. Broad St. 215-717-6300. >University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: “Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania,” through July 11. 3260 South St. 215-898-4000. www.museum.upenn.edu. >Wexler Gallery: ”New Acquisitions in Glass,” through Aug. 28. 201 N. 3rd St. 215-923-7030. www. wexlergallery.com. >Wood Turning Center: “Wood Turning Center Museum Collection” and “Magic Realism: Material Illusions,” both through July 17. 501 Vine St. 215-923-8000. www.woodturningcenter.org.

Special events >Screenings Under the Stars shows the Oscar-winning film “The Blind Side” 8:30 July 8. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Chestnut St. and Columbus Blvd. 215-928-8801. www. delawareriverevents.com. >The Tesla Science Foundation holds a three-day conference and celebration to commemorate Nikola Tesla’s scientific legacy July 9-11. Locations and times vary. 215-500-0354. www.teslasciencefoundation.org. >Architectural Walking Tour addresses the wonders of the Gilded Age 2 p.m. July 11. Tickets: $8-$10. The Bellevue, 200 S. Broad St. 215-5461146. www.preservationalliance.com. >Thrive Fitness: The VeganBased Training Program offers tips on optimizing food intake to assist with fitness aims 6-8 p.m. July 13. Free. Essene Market & Cafe, 719 S. Fourth St. 215-922-1146. www. essenemarket.com. >Silk Road Summer Nights Music Series presents Philadelphia Mandolin Ensemble 5-8 p.m. July 14. Cost: $6-$10. Penn Museum, 3260 South St. 215-898-4000. www. penn.museum. >Young Professionals Network meets 6-8 p.m. July 14. Cost: Free-$20. Four Seasons Hotel, One Logan Square. 215-790-3654. www. greaterphilachamber.com.

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>Academy of Natural Sciences: “Creatures of the Abyss” through Sept. 6. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-299-1000. www.ansp.org. >African American Museum: “Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia, 1776-1876,” ongoing. 701 Arch St. 215-574-0380. www.aampmuseum.org. >American Philosophical Society: “Dialogues with Darwin: An Exhibition of Historical Documents and Contemporary Art,” through Oct. 17. 104 S. Fifth St. 215-4403400. www.amphilsoc.org.

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American Carnage Tour with Slayer, Megadeth and Testament: 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Tickets: $39$57.50. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. www. livenation.com. Creed: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17. Tickets: $16.25-$26.25. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www.livenation.com. Mary Chapin Carpenter: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Tickets: $36-$55. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com. Rihanna with Ke$ha: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Tickets: $31-$106. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www. livenation.com. David Gray and Ray LaMontagne: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Tickets: $35-$65. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856365-1300. www.livenation.com. Bob Marley’s Legend: 8 p.m. Aug. 20. Tickets: $19.50-$32.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com. The Wiggles: 12:30 and 4 p.m. Aug. 21. Tickets: $15-$75. Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets, Upper Darby. 610-352-2887. www.livenation.com. OZZfest: 1 p.m. Aug. 22. Tickets: $39.50-$333. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. 800-745-3000. www.livenation.com. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Tickets: $26.50$29. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. The Jonas Brothers: 7 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets: $37.25-$250. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. 800-745-3000. www. livenation.com. Tony Bennett: 8 p.m. Aug. 28. Tickets: $75. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215-546-7900. www. manncenter.org. Yo Gabba Gabba! Live: 2 and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Tickets: $40.50-$50.50. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd St. and Parkside Ave. 215-546-7900. www. manncenter.org. My Morning Jacket: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Tickets: $39.50. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Chestnut St. and Columbus Blvd. 215-928-8801. www. delawareriverevents.com. Wynton Marsalis: 8 p.m. Aug. 31. Tickets: $45-$55. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215572-7650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Pixies: 8 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets: $52$84.25. Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow streets, Upper Darby. 610352-2887. www.livenation.com. Philadelphia Doo Wop Festival: 1-7 p.m. Sept. 11. Free. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Chestnut St. and Columbus Blvd. 215-928-8801. www. delawareriverevents.com.

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W h a t ’s H a p p e n i n g >Natural Health in an Unnatural World provides pointers on how to survive and thrive 7 p.m. July 14. Free. Essene Market & Cafe, 719 S. Fourth St. 215-922-1146. www. essenemarket.com. >South Street Headhouse District’s Indie Film Series presents “In a Dream.” 8 p.m. July 14. Free. Headhouse Square, Second and Pine streets. 215-413-3713. www. southstreet.com. Comedy Sportz 26th Annual World Championship causes bellyaches 7 and 9:30 p.m. July 15. Tickets: $18-$100. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www. worldcafelive.com. The Second Annual Pizzalympics is 6-9 p.m. July 15. Tickets: $10. Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. www.southphillyreview.com/events/Pizzalympics96310679.html. Everything You Want to Know About Roses brings the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to the neighborhood 10-11 a.m. July 17. Dickinson Square Park, The Parsons Building, Fourth and Tasker streets. 215-6851885. www.dickinsonsquare.org. Philabundance’s Share the Harvest 2010 accepts surplus produce donations every Saturday 10 a.m.noon July 17-Sept. 25. 215-339-0900. www.philaabundance.org. Global Fusion Festival continues the PECO Multicultural Series noon-8 p.m. July 17. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Chestnut St. and Columbus Blvd. 215-928-8801. www. delawareriverevents.com. Burrs at the Beach Celebration is 1-7 p.m. July 18. Tickets: $20-$25. Westy’s Irish Pub, North Wildwood, N.J. 215-387-8560. 215-386-2244. Introduction to Soulful Line Dancing shimmies 7 p.m. July 21. Essene Market & Cafe, 719 S. Fourth St. 215-922-1146. www.essenemarket.com. Philadelphia Union versus Manchester United gives soccer fans post-World Cup bliss 7:30 p.m. July 21. Tickets: $30-$225. Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave. 800-7361420. www.lincolnfinancialfield.com. Aid for Friends holds South Philadelphia Pastoral Outreach Seminar 10 a.m.-noon July 22. Epiphany of Our Lord Church Annex, 1144 Jackson St. 215-464-2224 or 215-6241078. www.aidforfriends.org. PECO Green Roof Tour occurs 5-6 p.m. July 24. Cost: $5-$10. PECO Building, 2301 Market St. 215-9888869. www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org. Georgie Woods Scholarship Foundation presents Philadelphia R&B quarter Blue Magic 8 p.m. July 24. Tickets: $35-$40. 736 S. Broad St. 215-893-9912. www.clefclub.org. The Women’s Business Development Center presents “Money Talks” 6-8 p.m. July 27. Cost: $10. Pre-registration required. Women’s Business Development Center, 1315 Walnut St. Suite 1124. 215-790-9232. www.womensbdc.org.

La Placita’s Fitadelphia and Fitadelphia Kids Obesity Prevention and Obesity Recovery Program offers Pilates and La Cardio 11 a.m. July 29. Brightside Academy, 17th St. and Passyunk Ave. Cost: $1. Yo! Stretch and My Pyramid for Kids 3 p.m. July 29. Brightside Academy, 25th and McKean streets. Cynthia Ortiz, 267-243-8299. www. lapwec.com. DooWop Car Show & Street Festival brings more than 100 classic, muscle, antique and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles plus live music and DJs. Noon-5pm. Aug. 1. Free for attendees, $15 for participating cars. East Passyunk Ave., McKean to Dickinson streets. 267-307-8662. www.visiteastpassyunk.com. Eagles Flight Night! gives fans their first preseason glimpse of the Birds 5 p.m. Aug. 5. Tickets: $10-$20. Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave. 800-736-1420. lincolnfinancialfield.com. ArtsWeek offers a range of studio arts programs for K-12 teachers Aug. 9-13. Cost: Varies. University of the Arts, 320 S. Broad St. 215-717-6006. www.cs.uarts.edu/pie. 21st annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival offers Amish buggy rides and traditional sustenance. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 21. Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch streets. 215922-2317. www.readingterminal.org. 14th annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival showcases original dance, theater and music works Sept. 3-18. Tickets: $25-$30. Various locations. 215-413-9006. www. livearts-fringe.org. USArtists American Fine Art Show and Sale lauds artistic achievement Oct. 1-3. Tickets: $12$550. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad St. 215-9727639. www.usartists.org. Philadelphia Fashion Week is Oct. 6-9. 23rd Street Armory between Market and Chestnut streets. Philadelphia Film Festival screens Oct. 14-24. Venues TBA. Submissions being accepted. 215253-3599. www.filmadelphia.org. Philadelphia Chapter of the Lymphoma Research Foundation holds Lymphomathon 5k Walk 8 a.m. Oct. 16. Norristown Farm Park, 2500 Upper Farm Road, Norristown. 732-828-6100. www. farmpark.org. Julian Abele Park peddles goods at its new farmer’s market each Friday 3-7 p.m. 22nd and Carpenter streets. www.julianabelepark.org PAWS offers lost-cost walk-in vaccination for dogs and cats 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays Cost: $20-$25 per animal. Spay/neuter and basic vet services offered daily. 2900 Grays Ferry Ave. 215-298-9680. www. phillypaws.org.

Philadelphia Community Cats Council offers Feral Cats Clinic for feral, stray and homeless cats only every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Cost: $5-$25 for spaying, neutering, vaccinating and treating for fleas. PSPCA, 350 E. Erie Ave. 215-498-5302. www.phillycats.org

COMMUNITY Camps

Theater/Dance/Opera

>Fiddler on the Roof: Through July 18. Tickets: $10-$70. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. www.walnutstreettheatre.org. >Three Sisters: Through Aug. 1. Tickets: $15-$25. Tomlinson Theater, 1301 W. Norris St. 215-204-8414. www.temple.edu/theater.TRT >Measure for Measure: July 10-30. Tickets: $15-$25. Tomlinson Theater, 1301 W. Norris St. 215-2048414. www.temple.edu/theater.TRT >The Miser: 7 p.m. July 11. Free. Love Park, 16th St. and JFK Blvd. 610-202-7878. www.commonwealthclassictheatre.org. >The Second City: July 13-25. Tickets: $20-$41. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Broad and Lombard streets. 215-985-0420. www.PhiladelphiaTheatreCompany.org. >The Emperor’s New Clothes: July 14-17. Tickets: $5-$29. Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square. 800-7453000. www.longwoodgardens.com. Just Say Love: Aug. 11-29. Tickets: $10-$20. Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. www.quinceproductions.com. A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Aug. 25-Sept. 12. Tickets: $15-$20. Randall Theatre, 2020 N. 13th St. 215-923-8909. www.mauckingbirdtheatreco.org. Jersey Boys: Sept. 30-Dec. 12. Tickets: $54-$101.50. Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St. www.forrest-theatre.com. Macbeth: Oct. 6- Nov. 7. Tickets: $24.50-$69. Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St. 215-893-9456. www. wilmatheater.org. Why I’m Scared of Dance: Oct. 7-31. Tickets: $20-$35. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St. 215-7350630. www.playsandplayers.org. South Pacific: Nov. 23-28. Tickets: TBA. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.academyofmusic.org. Cake Boss Tour: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Tickets: $31.50-$41.50. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215-8931999. www.kimmelcenter.org. This Is the Week That Is: Dec. 231. Tickets: $20-$50. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St. 215-7350630. www.playsandplayers.org.

Diversified Community Services is registering children, ages 6-12, for a full-day summer camp program. 1529 S. 22nd St. 215-336-5505. www. dcsphila.org. >St. John’s Baptist Church is holding a summer camp for children ages 4-6 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Aug. 20. and a Vacation Bible School for children ages 4-12 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 23-27. St. John’s Baptist Church, 1232 Tasker St. 215-334-1282. >St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church and Emanuel Lutheran Church offer camp get-along registration through July 15. St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church and Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1332 S. Third St. 215-468-4020.

Civic associations/ Town Watches Avenue of the States Association serves S. Broad St., Washington to Oregon avenues, 13th to 15th streets. aveofstates@yahoo.com. Bella Vista Town Watch serves Sixth to 11th streets, South St. to Washington Ave. 215-627-0057. www.bvtw.org. Bella Vista United Civic Association serves South St. to Washington Ave., Sixth to 11th streets. 267-872-4686. www.bvuca.org. >CCP Townwatch serves Eighth to 13th streets, Snyder Ave. to Ritner St. Meetings held the second Wednesday of the month. Jason, 215-271-2424. Columbus Square Park Advisory Council holds meetings 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. 12th and Wharton streets. www.columbussquarepark.org. Dickinson Narrows Civic Association holds meetings 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month. George Washington Elementary, Fifth and Federal streets. Dickinson Square Town Watch serves Front to Sixth streets, Reed to Mifflin streets. Diane Doiel, 215336-2451. East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association and Town Watch serves Broad to Eighth streets, Tasker St. to Snyder Ave. Meetings are 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month. Cafeteria of Ss. NeumannGoretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St. 215-339-0400. www.epcrossing.org.

Friends of Dickinson Square Park Third annual Movie Night in the Park, “Wizard of Oz,” 8 p.m. July 15; Cleanups 9-10 a.m. Saturdays; Parsons Building, Dickinson Square Park, Fourth and Tasker streets. 215685-1885. www.dickinsonsquare.org. GENA-Girard Estates Neighbors Association serves 17th to 22nd streets, Wolf St. to Oregon Ave. PO Box 20116, Philadelphia, PA 19145. gena001@comcast.net. www. gena001.com. GEAR (Girard Estate Area Residents) serves 17th to 22nd streets, Wolf St. to Oregon Ave. 215-334-6673. Grays Ferry Community Council covers 27th and Wharton streets to Moore St. to 34th St. and 24th and Moore streets to Passyunk and Penrose avenues. 1501 S. 29th St. 215336-5005. www.graysferrycc.org. Guerin Residents Organizing Urban Pride (GROUP) meets 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month. 16th and Jackson streets. www. group_mngr@yahoo.com. Hawthorne Cultural Center holds meetings 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month. 1200 Carpenter St. 215-685-1848. Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition serves 11th to Broad streets, South St. to Washington Ave. 215-735-1225. www.hecphilly.org. Lower Moyamensing Civic Association services Snyder to Oregon avenues and Broad to Eighth streets. Town Watch walks every other Monday. www.lomophilly.org. Neighborhood Stakeholders Advisory Committee holds meetings 6-7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month. United Communities, 2029 S. Eighth St. Keith Watkins, 215-468-1645 ext. 226. Newbold Neighbors Association meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month. South Philadelphia Library, Broad and Morris streets. www.newboldneighbors.org. Packer Park Civic Association: 215-336-4373. www.packerparkcivic.org/index.htm Passyunk Square Civic Association serves Washington to Tasker, Sixth to Broad streets. General meetings are 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at South Philadelphia Older Adult Center, Passyunk Ave. and Dickinson St. Gold Star Park Cleanup is 10 a.m.noon the second to last Saturday of the month. www.passyunk.org. >Pennsport Civic Association meets 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. EOM, 138 Moore St. 215-462-9764. Point Breeze Civic Association is registering ages 7-12 for tutoring in reading, math and English. 1518 S. 22nd St. 215-755-6628. Queen Village Neighbors Association serves Lombard St. to Washington Ave., Delaware River to Sixth St. 215-339-0975.

Southeast Community Association Town Watch serves Front to Sixth streets, Tasker to Wolf streets. Raymond Glenn Baranowski, 215271-6548. Southend Town Watch serves Broad to 20th streets, Oregon Ave. to Walt Whitman Bridge entrance. South Fourth Street Town Watch serves Fourth Street from McKean to Jackson streets. 215-389-8864. South Philadelphia Community Center Town Watch serves I-76 to Snyder Ave., Broad to Eighth streets. >South of South Neighborhood Association serves the area from Broad St. to the Schuylkill River, South St. to Washington Ave. Meetings are the second Wednesday of the month. 215-732-8446 . www. southofsouth.org. Stadium Community Council Inc. serves Broad Street east to 13th Street and Packer Avenue to Geary. 215-271-8454. United Communities Southeast Philadelphia serves east of Broad St. 2029 S. Eighth St. 215-467-8700. >West Passyunk Neighbors Association meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every other month. 1st District Police Station, 24th and Wolf streets. 215-498-6891. westpassyunkpoint@hotmail.com. westpassyunk.blogspot.com. Wharton Neighbors Civic Association serves Tasker to McKean streets, Eighth to 13th streets. 215205-9023. Whitman Council Inc. holds board meetings 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, 2329 S. Third St. 138 Moore St. 215-468-4056.

Community and senior centers

Christian Street YMCA: 1724 Christian St. 215-735-5800. www. philaymca.org/christian-street Community Outreach Services Center: 1941 Christian St. 215-7325922. Dixon House: 1920 S. 20th St. 215336-3511. Gershman Y: 401 S. Broad St. 215545-4400. www.pjff.org. Houston Center: Zumba class 9:30 a.m. Thursdays. Cost: $10. 2029 S. 8th St. 610-574-6778. >JCCs Stiffel Senior Center: ”Those Were the Days,” presented by the National Museum of American Jewish History 1 p.m. July 8; “City Harvest” cooking demonstration 10:30 a.m. July 9. Stiffel Book Club meets 10:30 a.m. and thrift shop


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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. 215-732-4140. Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church hosts a book club 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month. 916 S. Swanson St. 267-304-3424.

Flea Markets >Consolation Baptist Church holds the first of its series of flea markets 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 10. Tables: $15. Consolation Baptist Church, 2500 Wharton St. Berdetta Suggs, 215-609-0526.

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>Methodist Hospital holds “Living with Diabetes” 2:30-4 p.m. July 8; “Nutrition and Diabetes” 3-4:30 p.m. July 21. 2301 S. Broad St. www. jeffersonhospital.org. Legal Clinic for the Disabled offers free legal advice and representation for low-income people with physical disabilities. Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, 1513 Race St. 215-587-3350. Intercultural Family Services Inc./PHACE provides free HIV counseling and testing, contraception and workshops. 2317 S. 23rd St. 215-468-4673.

Libraries >Donatucci Sr. Library: 2010 Summer Reading Game & Teen Summer Reading Raffle, through Aug. 11; “Science in the Summer,” Noon-2 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. July 13 -14; Behind the Screens, Thursdays noon July 15-Aug. 5 (pre-registration required); The Philadelphia Museum of Art visits for an arts and crafts program 1 p.m. July 21; Pre-

school story time with Ms. Karen 10:30 a.m. July 29; Pajama story time 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3; Computer tutorials for adults and seniors, noon Thursdays; Yoga for adults and seniors, 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 1935 Shunk St. 215-685-1755. Fumo Family Branch: 2437 S. Broad St. 215-685-1758. Queen Memorial Library: 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899. >Parkway Central: ”Controversy in the Courts: Regicide, Rebels and Regal Indiscretion,” Rare Book Department, through July 30. Tours weekdays 11:00 a.m. 1901 Vine St. 215-686-5414. www.library.phila.gov. >Santore Library: “Science in the Summer,” noon-2 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. July 13-14. 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: Gaming Club, 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754.

Mummers Hog Island N.Y.A. holds preteen dances 7 p.m. Fridays. Donation: $7. 2116 S. Third St. Oregon NYA holds preteen dances 7 p.m. Fridays. Donation: $6. 1727 S. Second St.

Recreation centers and playgrounds Marian Anderson: Better Days offers HIV/AIDS counseling, contraception, teen workshops and more. 17th and Fitzwater streets. 215-685-6594. Barry: 18th and Bigler streets. 215685-1886. Burke: Second and Jackson streets. Capitolo: Ninth and Federal streets. 215-685-1883. Chew: 1833 Ellsworth St. Bianca, 267-242-6620. 215-685-6596. Columbus-DiProspero: 12th and Wharton streets. 215-685-1890. DiSilvestro: Summer camp 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. July 6-Aug. 13. Cost: $225. 1701 S. 15th St. 215-685-1598.

Reunions

Philadelphia National Junior Tennis League planning a 40th Anniversary celebration for Aug. 13. Louis Boiling, 610-931-9631. 610259-2797. www.ashetennis.org.

All South Philly grade schools, eighth-grade class of 1970 , Sept. 17 with Jerry Blavat. Tickets: $70. Payment due by July 15. Galdo’s, 20th St. and Moyamensing Ave. Denise LaRosa, 215-334-7667 or martini121856@yahoo.com. Fourth and Mercy, planning a reunion for Sept. 18. 609-417-9832. 215-514-3296. Ss. John Neumann-Maria Goretti, class of 1985, planning a reunion for Sept. 24. Cost: $95. Citizens Bank Park, One Citizens Bank Way. Must purchase by Aug. 10. Contact Tom Rafferty, 215-205-0800 or Millay Club, 215-389-0925. St. Rita of Cascia, planning an all school and parish reunion for Sept. 25. Cost: $60. Doubletree Hotel, 237 S. Broad St. 215-546-8333. South Philadelphia High School, class of 1960, planning a reunion for Oct. 10. Savory Caterers, Pennsauken, N.J. 215-334-0529. South Philadelphia High School, class of 1970, planning a reunion for Nov. 12. sphsclassof70@verizon.net. Ss. John Neumann-Maria Goretti, class of 1980, planning a combined reunion for the fall. Frank Monte, reunion1980@verizon.net or Facebook group: Neumann-Goretti 1980 Reunion. Our Lady of Mount Carmel eighth-grade class of 1979, planning a reunion. Peg Dingler-Wilson, 856468-3003 or wilsx4@comcast.net. Our Lady of Mount Carmel, class of June 1961, planning a reunion. maggie2st@yahoo.com. South Philadelphia High School, girls’ class of June 1949, planning a reunion. Jo, 215-5640559 or Jo2707@verizon.net.

Support groups Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups helps those affected by someone else’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. 215222-5244. www.aisdv.org. Alzheimer’s Association holds a support group for families of people with Alzheimer’s 2-4 p.m. the third Saturday of each month. Methodist Hospital, 2301 S. Broad St. 215-952-9000. 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.

NARANON for families and friends of addicts meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at St. Nicholas of Tolentine, 910 Watkins St. 215-808-7422. 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. sklein16@verizon.net. 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. 215-389-1985. 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. Supportive Older Women’s Network for ages 60 and over meets 1 p.m. Mondays. JCCs Stiffel Senior Center, 604 Porter St. 215-468-3500. 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. 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. >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 for women hurt by a partner or coping with addiction counsels 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday or 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 215-751-1111. www. helpwomen.org.

Travel Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Italian Festival Trip to Brooklyn: July 18. Tickets: $30. Edward J. Bonett, Jr. 215-519-4910 or ejb240@verizon.net. Annunciation BVM Church Trip to Northern Italy: Sept. 24-Oct. 4. 215-519-1495. St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church to Rome, Italy: Oct. 20-28. 215463-1326. SPR

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The Lighthouse gives away clothes and food 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays. 30th and Wharton streets. 215-463-2434. Mount Enon Baptist Church holds a free lunch program 12:30 p.m. the third and fourth Wednesdays of the month. 500 Snyder Ave. 215-334-2844. Mount Hebron Missionary Baptist Church holds a prayer and bible study experience Noon-2 p.m. Wednesdays. 1415 Wharton St. Sister Edna Peoples, 215-921-4532. Tindley Temple United Methodist Church hosts a tribute to Charles Tindley aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia 11:30 a.m. July 17. Tickets: $55. Penn’s Landing, Columbus Blvd. and Lombard Circle. 215-833-1924.

Ford P.A.L.: Seventh St. and Snyder Ave. 215-685-1897. Gold Star Park: Sixth and Wharton streets. Guerin: Pinochle, 12:30 p.m. MondayFriday; Ballet, tap and jazz/hip-hop lessons, 5 p.m. Thursdays; Girl Scouts meet 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; Ceramics are 7:30 p.m. Mondays. 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. Free. Students must provide own supplies and will be given a list. 1200 Carpenter St. 215-685-1848. hawthornerec@yahoo.com. Herron: American and Reed streets. 215-685-1884. >Jefferson Square Park: Kids Night at the Park 6 p.m. every Thursday during summer. Fourth St. and Washington Ave. www.jeffersonsquarepark.org. Murphy: Aerobic classes 6:30-7:30 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. 215685-1874. www.murphyrec.com. Palumbo: 10th and Fitzwater streets. 215-686-1783. Ridgway: Broad and Christian streets. 215-685-1594. Sacks: Basketball for ages 14 and under 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays July-Sept. Fourth St. and Washington Ave. 215-685-1889. Seger: 10th and Lombard streets. 215-686-1760. Shot Tower: “Where the Wild Things Are,” dusk July 20. Front and Carpenter streets. 215-685-1592. Starr Garden: Yoga for Everyone, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; Chess Club for ages 5-12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays; Capture the Flag Games, 3:30-5 p.m. Thursdays; Children’s Film Workshops for ages 7-10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; Children’s art classes 10 a.m.-noon every other Saturday; and Intro to French classes for adults, 7-8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Cost: $35. 600-44 Lombard St. 215-686-1782. Tolentine: 11th and Mifflin streets. 215-389-0717. Weccacoe: Fourth and Catharine streets. 215-685-1887. Vare: 2600 Morris St. 215-685-1876.

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

Middle Eastern Bitar’s: 947 Federal St., 215-7551121, www.bitars.com, $

Seafood Anastasi Seafood: 1101 S. Ninth St., 215-462-0550, www.phillyitalianmarket.com/market/anastasi_ seafood, $$ Little Fish: 600 Catharine St., 215413-3464, www.littlefishphilly.com, $$

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Coffee/Café/Sweets Caffe Chicco: 2532 S. Broad St., 215-334-3100, $

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Turkish Dining Divan Turkish Kitchen: 918 S. 22nd St., 215-545-5790, divanturkishkitchen.com, $$ LoMo/Sports Complex

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Tweed’s menu is prepared by executive chef David Cunningham who previously worked in New York, as well as at Bookbinder’s. p h o t o b y N ata l i e K e l l e m

yellow turning to white. Its should have been trimmed better. The menu lists daily specials. Pot roast ($18) was the plat du jour. I love a good pot roast and always use a chuck roast. I settled for the pork chop ($19), which consisted of two thick ovals of boneless pork a bit overcooked. My dinner came with Swiss chard. The amount was so tiny, I needed a microscope to see it. Still it was delicious. Pickled ramps, which are in season, and bit of bacon were included. Christopher opted for herbed risotto ($17) which was toothsome yet creamy. The mix of sautéed wild mushrooms and garlic made this one of the finest risottos Christopher and I have ever tasted. It also may be ordered as an appetizer ($8).

I sipped a glass of Pinot Noir ($10), which married well with the pork. Cunningham purchases all his ingredients from local farms. The names are listed at the bottom of the menu. Two-and-a-half tips of the toque to Tweed. SPR

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New Wave Cafe: 784 S. Third St., 215922-8484, www.newwavecafe.com, $$ The Irish Times: 629 S. Second St., 215-923-1103, www.irishtimes. com, $$

Nick’s Charcoal Pit: 1242 Snyder Ave., 215-271-3750, $

Italian Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Que Grill & Italian Restaurant: 1026 Wolf St., 215-463-1311, www.bombbombrestaurant.com, $$ Criniti Pizzeria and Ristorante: 2611 S. Broad St., 215-465-7750, www.crinitirestaurant.com, $$ Johnnie’s: 2240 S. 12th St., 215-3348006, $ Medora’s Mecca: 3101 S. 13th St., 215-336-1655, $$ Ralph & Rickey’s: 2700 S. Seventh St., 215-271-6622, $

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Diner on the Plaza: 43 Snyder Ave., 215-755-7899, $$ Melrose Diner: 1501 Snyder Ave., 215-467-6644, $ Morning Glory Diner: 10th and Fitzwater streets, 215-413-3999, $ Oregon Diner: 302 Oregon Ave., 215-462-5566, $$ Penrose Diner: 20th St. and Penrose Ave., 215-465-1097, $$ South Street Diner: 140 South St., 215-627-5258, $ SPR

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cials in a monotone voice without asking us if we wanted a drink. There was no eye contact whatsoever and he kept pointing to items on my menu with his pen. Christopher told him we wanted to order drinks and discuss the menu. Tweed does not stock Bombay Sapphire gin. I settled for a Beefeater martini ($9) which was fine. The menu is a mix of modern American bistro fare. An assistant waiter brought us a focaccia-like bread and one tiny triangle of butter with a butter knife. The bread was OK but something more rustic would have been better. Our waiter described the seafood salsa fredo ($9) as a ceviche. The word ceviche should have been on the menu. The bits of cool seafood were splendidly enhanced by sweet red onion and fragrant cilantro. Roasted beet salads are everywhere. Executive chef David Cunningham, who worked in New York and the now-shuttered Bookbinder’s, roasted beets to perfection and sliced these beauties thick. Tangy goat cheese, mint and frisee were included. The light vinaigrette was prepared with orange juice, which was a welcome change from lemon juice or vinegar. The sliceberg ($10) was a twist on the wedge, a steak house staple. A chunk of iceberg lettuce with crumbled blue cheese and crisp bits of bacon was topped with a homemade Russian dressing that was so delicious. As I ate my way to the lettuce heart, it was a bit on the tired side, pale

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wo images come to mind when I think of tweed. Gorgeous expensive wool and cashmere jackets made by the world renowned Turnbull & Asser in London that are worn by Prince Charles and his clan along with movie stars and company moguls. History students may recall the infamous William M. “Boss” Tweed of Tammany Hall who stole millions and died in jail. “Boss” Tweed figures prominently in Martin Scorsese’s film “Gangs of New York.” I don’t know why the owners of Tweed christened this new restaurant with this name. The interior is high-tech modern done up in shades of eggplant and olive oil. A flat-screen TV hangs over the bar where a few patrons were enjoying drinks. I don’t know why the owners of Tweed christened it with this name. The interior is high-tech modern done up in shades of eggplant and olive oil. A flat-screen TV hangs over the bar where a few patrons were enjoying drinks. The beautiful interior of the building on South 12th Street, which once housed Odeon, Bistro Bix and Le Bon Temps, was gutted. I wonder where the magnificent staircase is now. My friend Christopher, who is a chef, accompanied me to dinner. I value his opinion because he is a professional. We settled into a banquette in the bar. No one told us about the happy hour specials including half-price appetizers. Our waiter nervously described the spe-


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T h e To q u e S t o p s H e r e

By Phyllis Stein-Novack Food Columnist

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uly 14 is the 221st anniversary of Bastille Day, a bloody day in French history which ultimately led to the French Revolution. America and France have been firm friends through history. The French so admired Benjamin Franklin that he is still referred to as Dr. Franklin rather than Ben or Benjamin. The Marquis de Lafayette held Gen. George Washington in such high esteem, he came to the colonies and helped us win the American Revolution. In 1886, the people of France gave us a beautiful gift. The Statue of Liberty still stands in New York harbor welcoming visitors from far-away shores and welcoming back Americans from an ocean liner crossing. During the 2008 Pennsylvania Primary, NBC anchor Brian Williams said he was so impressed with our city, he called Philadelphia “the Paris of the United States.” He is surely correct. Our city is filled with French influence. The Benjamin Franklin Parkway echoes the Champs Elysées. The Free Library and Family Court buildings are replicas of the Place de la Concorde. City Hall is built in the French Empire style and is patterned after the Louvre. The Park Hyatt at the Bellev-

ue, which opened in 1904, was also built in the French Empire style. There also is chef Georges Perrier, Philadelphia’s most famous French-born chef. Lyon’s loss was surely our gain when Perrier came here more than 40 years ago. Perrier is a mentor. He has guided the careers of many chefs in his restaurants. He is the first to share his recipes with anyone who wishes them. It is no secret that French cuisine is my favorite. I could dine on the regional fare every day. People sometimes forget that its a country of regional cuisine. The dishes you enjoy in Paris are far different from those you savor in Provence. The wines are also regional. I’m a Burgundy woman. Always have been. I love Pinot Noir, Cotes du Rhone and Champagne, which is made from mostly red grapes, especially Pinot Noir. In honor of Bastille Day, let’s feast on French fare. The entrée, whether it is beef, fish or fowl, is up to you. The recipes are from Georges Perrier’s “Le Bec-Fin Recipes.”

■ Compote de Fenouil ■ (Braised Fennel) Ingredients: 3 3 3 1

large fennel bulbs tablespoons of unsalted butter tablespoons of sugar cup of chicken stock

Juice of 1 lemon Salt and white pepper, to taste

Directions: Trim off a slice from the bottom portion of each bulb so it lays flat. Peel off and discard any tough outer layers. Place each bulb on its flat bottom. Thinly slice the fennel. You can use a mandoline. In a large sauté pan, melt the butter over high heat. Add the fennel and sauté until tender when pieced with a fork. Add the sugar, stock and lemon juice. Reduce the heat to a simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes. Season to taste with the salt and pepper. Serves eight.

■ Mousse de Carottes ■ (Carrot Mousse) Ingredients:

3 pounds of large carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped 2-1/2 cups of heavy cream 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup of honey Salt and white pepper, to taste

Directions: Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the carrots and cook over medium heat until tender, about five minutes.

Drain, then place on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 30 minutes to dry. Heat the heavy cream to scalding. Remove the carrots from the oven and purée them in a food processor until very smooth. With the machine running, add the scalded heavy cream, butter and honey. Season to taste with the salt and pepper. Serves four.

■ Edives Braisees ■ (Braised Belgian Endive) Ingredients: 8 heads of Belgian endive, discard any limp outer leaves and cut out cores Salt and white pepper, to taste 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil

Directions: Sprinkle each endive with the salt and pepper. In a large sauté pan over medium heat, melt the butter and oil, add the endive and cook until evenly browned on all sides. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to the lowest possible setting. Cook the endive in their own juices for 1 hour, shaking the pan occasionally. Serves eight. SPR Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/foodand-drink/features.


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CANCER (June 21 to July 22): Being out in the neighborhood and interacting with people in local businesses may feel overwhelming, but this is a temporary bout of moodiness. Lucky number: 698. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22): Begin planning r your next trip. This is the time to make decisions, book a your reservations and arrange time off from work. Lucky number: 539.

VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22): Measuring your s success by the standards of others may weigh you down. Normally, your self-confidence and values protect you, so don’t agree to anything until this emotional gloom passes. Lucky number: 072. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22): A powerful authord ity figure will enact requirements that may cause ill will in the workplace. Accept this reality, meet the challenge and impress those in charge. Lucky number: 812.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21): You may misf understand something your partner says or does. Your sweetheart probably did not intend to cause you angst, so talk things out when you are more relaxed. Lucky number: 783. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21): Your pasg sionate feelings toward a lover will sizzle. The two of you may be compelled to push for a more intimate re-

lationship. Make the decision based on practical considerations. Lucky number: 270. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19): Fellow stuh dents or travelers could get unruly during a class or trip. Redirect them that you mean business. The inten-

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18): Moodiness and the desire to be left alone may cause problems at A the office. Be cordial as your co-workers are not at fault for the cloud you are under. Hang in there and things will soon be brighter. Lucky number: 605.

PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20): Socializing may S lead to an amusing activity involving mental agility. Do not become too aggressive. A determined, but gracious approach gets you invited again. Lucky number: 106.

ARIES (March 21 to April 20): You may be a D stick in the mud when the group wants to do something fun. If you can’t muster up enthusiasm, graciously

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disagree to keep the peace. Lucky number: 862.

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Happy Birthday to my Beautiful Daughter Trina You are a rare and treasured gift. A young life has passed from our sight... but never from our hearts. Trina, your dearest thoughts and memories are treasured in my heart. We will always remember your smiling, laughing, talking, sharing, caring and loving you brought in our lives. You are at home now, free at peace in the presence of God. Much love and you will truly be missed by:

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They say memories are golden well maybe that is true. We never wanted memories, We only wanted you. A million times We needed you, a million times We cried. If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. In life We loved you dearly, In death We love you still. In Our hearts you hold a place no one could ever fill. If tears could build a stairway and heartache make a lane, We'd walk the path to heaven and bring you back again. Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same. The Floczak Family would like to express our thanks to family, friends, neighbors and especially the nurses at the Methodist Hospital who came to honor my wife and our mom and comfort us in this time of deep sorrow. -Jim Sr, Rosie Power, Chrissy Nardone, Phyllis Lucia, and Jim Jr


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cinnati-based school, he averaged career highs of 11.8 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. His statistics landed him a thirdteam all-Atlantic 10 selection. His June treks also included stops in Miami and Charlotte. The forward/center showcased his skills for the Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Hornets, Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards. On draft night, however, neither Green nor Love heard his name called. In fact, of the 60 draftees, only 16 were seniors, and none went off the board at Madison Square Garden until the Minnesota Timberwolves took Clemson University’s Trevor Booker with the 23rd pick. On June 26, the Celtics added Green to their summer roster, allowing the 6-foot-5 player at least five more chances to dish and defend. Four days later, the 76ers announced that Love would be filling the post with his 6-foot-9 frame in their five contests.

Play began Monday, with Green’s team falling to the Thunder, 87-82. The guard played 12 minutes, tallied five points. Love’s team fared better, earning an 84-74 win over the Nets. In six minutes, Love scored two points. Green and Love renewed acquaintances Tuesday, with the Sixers blitzing the Celtics, 86-69. The former player played 15 minutes, scoring three points yet committing four turnovers. The latter logged 11 minutes, accumulated eight points and a rebound. Wednesday’s games ended after press time. The NBA has yet to release the schedule for the 2010-’11 season. However, if Green and Love impress this summer, the undrafted free agents will play in the same division and have a quartet of attempts to top each other. SPR Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/sports/features.

SEYAA is accepting registration for its fall outdoor soccer program which begins Sept. 11. Divisions are: 4 to 6; 7 to 8; 9 to 10; 11 to 13; and 14 to 17. All games are played at Seventh and Bigler streets through Nov. 7. Register 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at SEYAA. Last year’s registrants will receive a packet in the mail. Send requests to seyaasports@aol.com. Call 215-463-8802 or visit www.seyaa.com.

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Sigma Sharks Football is looking for coaches for the summer/fall season for teams ranging in age from 6 to 13. Prior coaching experience not necessary, but you must be able to make the time commitment. Call David Smith, 267-918-4668 or e-mail sigmasharks@ verizon.net.

SOUTH PHILLY HURRICANES

The South Philly Hurricanes Pop Warner football program is looking for youth football and cheer coaches for the upcoming season. Call Coach Tee, 215-439-7653. The organization also is having their annual football skills camp for ages 5 to 15 noon to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Smith Playground, 25th and Jackson streets. SPR —By Bill Gelman

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s college opponents, Rodney Green and Jason Love squared off four times in four seasons, with Love’s Xavier University Musketeers topping Green’s La Salle University Explorers each time. Now it’s all about making it as a pro, either in the NBA or overseas. After being passed over in last month’s draft, both athletes are hoping to catch the attention of one of the scouts or general managers in attendance at this week’s AirTran Airways Pro Summer League taking place in Orlando, Fla. Eight teams are competing, including Green’s Boston Celtics and Love’s hometown Sixers. Though their high school and collegiate backgrounds differ, the area products hope their summer sojourn will lead to autumn acceptance. Green, a Southwest Philadelphia native and Prep Charter, 1928 Point Breeze Ave. alumnus, completed a distinguished career for the Explorers in March. Though his teams managed only one winning season in his four years, the point guard achieved individual success. This past season, he averaged career highs of 18.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game, nabbing second team allAtlantic 10 honors. The 22-year-old athlete concluded his career as the ninth-best scorer in La Salle’s meritorious history. His draft preparation included June workouts for the Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks, as well as two group sessions in conjunction with the New Jersey Nets. Love, 22, an Abington Friends star and a resident of 22nd and Tasker streets, tasted more collegiate success than Green. His Musketeers qualified for the NCAA Tournament all four years, amassing eight wins in 12 games.


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26xx S. 10th St.- This Main Street Property offers the prospective buyer an great opportunity to own a home at an affordable price. Living Room/Dining Room with lovely hardwood floors. Only asking $149,900 so you need to come and take a look at this one. 24xx Warnock St.- Renovated 3 bedroom home with 2 full baths. Priced to be affordable for any buyer. Nice home on a nice street and great location close to everything you need. 22xx 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! 24xx Beulah St.- good value with this one. Only asking $80k. well keep property with finished basement. Others on the street selling for more. 4xx Ritner St.- Large main street home that was nicely redone. Hardwood floors, powder room on the first floor, and new modern kitchen. Big spacious yard. Priced reasonable. 22xx Hemberger St.- Desirable Open Porch Front Home. New Pergo Flooring. Kitchen has New Cabinetry and New Ceramic Tile Floor. Home has been Freshly Painted Throughout. This House with Its Original Details Reeks Coziness and Charm. 20xx Cleveland St.- Investor or first time buyer this is an affordable home in move in condition. Modern through out and priced at $75k. 26xx S. 11th St.- A very nice modern home awaits. Central air, hardwood floors, convenient first floor laundry room, finished basement and more. Take a look at a main street home in a very good location. 23xx Hicks St- Gorgeous and spacious house on a nice quiet side street in South Philly. Finished basement, large living-room, beautiful clean brick facade with nicely detailed arch windows, and good detailing throughout. Looks great and priced to sell... 22nd & Federal Vic.- Newly rehabbed home on a wide, tree lined street just north of Newbold and just south of the Graduate Hospital neighborhoods. All New!

New ListiNg 1734 Reed Street – 3 Bedrooms. 2 Bathrooms. Central Air. Full Basement $65,000.

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3 bed room, 1 bath move right in, great block Priced to sell only 146,900.00


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Mercury Real Estate Group 215-462-5100 Call us or visit us on the web to find about ALL of our listings! www.MercuryRealEstateGroup.com 1528 S BAILEY ST

2519 PERCY STREET

2013 MCCLELLAN STREET Great property for first time buyer! 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, separate living and dining room w/ powder room, clean basement w/ forced air heater and 30 gallon hot water tank. Priced to sell!

Great starter home, living/ dining combo, original HW floors, half bath on first floor, 3 huge bedrooms, tons of closet space, 3 piece ceramic bath, partially finished basement, new electric service cable + more! Don’t miss this! REDUCED

Nice property w/ enclosed porch, 3 very spacious BRs, nice yard in back, nice galley kitchen w/ DW & tile molding. Also features C/A, semi finished basement w/ storage room and much more! JUST REDUCED

1804 JACKSON STREET

310 GLADSTONE STREET NEW! Well kept home on clean/quiet block in Whitman. Large, modern EIK w/ new stove. New electric and new windows throughout. Large new backyard, big bedrooms, Semi-finished basement Close to shopping and public transportation

Great investment opportunity just south of Washington Ave, close to Broad St. New windows throughout. New HW floors on 1st and 2nd floor. The house does need finishing touches but the potential is endless. JUST REDUCED

1935 S HOLLYWOOD STREET

Don’t miss this very well maintained 3 bedroom 1.5 bath with brick front, central heat (no central air), hardwoods in the living and dining room, newer very nice front yard and garage in back, plus more! Take a look!

Spacious property! Open living/dining room combo w/ HW floors, huge EIK w/ granite counter tops, fenced in back yard w/ deck 2 BRs, 3 piece bath, semi-finished basement, much more!

1216 S 15TH STREET

2513 S ISEMINGER STREET Nice property w/ brick front, living/dining room combo w/ w2w carpet, EIK, spacious back yard. Upstairs are 3 very spacious bedrooms & 3 piece all ceramic tile bath. Full unfinished basement plus more! Priced to sell. JUST REDUCED! $119,900

Nice home just steps from Snyder Avenue w/ 3 BRs. Separate dining room, newer kitchen, and good-sized back yard. Spacious bathroom and bedrooms w/ lots of closet space. Close to transit, major highways, and local shopping centers.

REDUCED

2132 S 16TH STREET

2603 S 11TH STREET

2042 S CROSKEY ST

NEW! Brand New Rehab! Property features 2 huge bedrooms, powder room on 1st floor. C/A, all new windows, new plumbing & electric. HW floors. New kitchen w/ ceramic tile floor, new SS appliances, granite countertops & GD.

2039 MERCY STREET

Great property on treelined street, w/ HW floors throughout, tiled kitchen, new bathroom w/ Jacuzzi tub, 3 huge BRs w/ closet space. Garage and rear parking, C/A, close to transit + more!

2007 S. 28TH STREET

719 ANNIN STREET

NEW! Beautifully renovated 3 BR home. totally modernized from living room to kitchen to bathroom w/ new walls, ceilings, windows, plumbing & electric. Freshly coated roof! Near transit & shopping!

NEW! What a find! Rare 4 BR, 2 bath home in desirable Bella Vista street, meticulously maintained in move in condition. Features open floor plan w/larg living/dining combo, huge EIK. Great view of city skyline, large back yard.

NEW! Great for Homebuyer or Investor looking for quiet block! Well kept property with 3 BR, 1 1/2 bath with finished basement. Tons of closet space. Close to shopping, transit and major highways.

2732 S MUHLFELD STREET NEW! Nice 3 BR property w/ enclosed front porch. Dining is separate w/ HW floors & powder room. Airlite kitchen w/ ceramic tile floors, mosaic backsplash, DW, GD, all brand new. Huge private deck in bac. Forced air heat.

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215-463-0777 19145 28xx Cantrell

Older well kept 2 Bed w/newer Brick Front

$29,900

16xx s. 20th

lg 3 bed w/”good bones”, ripe for investment

$49,900

21xx s. wOOdstOCk 3 bed w/newer brick fr, porch

OnlY $84,900

22xx s. nOrwOOd very well maintained, updated home

OnlY $94,900

18xx s. etting

Very nice 2 bed rancher, c/a, fin basmnt

22xx s. BanCrOFt Cute home on a great st 23xx s. Carlisle

OnlY$114,000 OnlY $129,900

Just off Broad st. Very nice 3 Bed

26xx s. ChadwiCk Mod 3 bed home on a great st

$148,000

redUCed tO $159,900

24xx s. ChadwiCk super Prime location, new kit

$169,900

23xx s. COlOradO lovely Mod hm w/extended kit

OnlY $169,900

15xx JaCksOn

lg 4 Bed Maint st home w/newer gas heat

$174,900

17xx w. PassYUnk lg well maintained home w/ extended newer kit 24xx s. ChadwiCk solid 3 bed w/ h/w fls, lg. kit. 18xx s. 18th

$175,000

OnlY $179,900

great opportunity, lg 3 story duplex, orig h/w $188,000

26xx s. COlOradO Prime 2 bed w/mod kit, great street

$199,900

29xx MiFFlin

two to Choose. Both w/Off st. Parking

Call!

18xx s. 16th.

lg 3 bed in “newBOld.” Close to everything.

Call!

35 xx PriMa Ct.

the reserve at Packer Park! a real beauty!

Call!

24xx s. laMBert

Beaut office and ultra-mod 1 bed apt reduced to $239,900

19146 13xx sO. COrlies Calling all investors 14xx sO. MarstOn 13xx stanleY

Only $39,9000

a real nice 3 bdrm w/ new kit, heat & elec.$59,900

2 bed rental property 650/month

13xx sO. MOle st. 3 bdrm home needs a little tlC 21xx reed Very large home in Pt. Breeze 11xx sO. 27th st. lovely 3 bdrm hwf/ca, close to U. City

OnlY$59,900 Only$69,900 Only $74,900 Only $79,900

17xx MantOn st. duplex in rapidly developing location

$99,900

15xx - xx BaMBreY Beaut modern home w/ two adj. lots!

$120,000

12xx s. 27th

3 story duplex fully rented, a real moneymaker $199,900

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girard EstatE vic - 26xx s. colorado - Modern

home w/fin bse, new C/A, Modern Kitc, Andersen windows, wide street, prime location. $199,900

19148 6xx wintOn

needs a little tlC

4xx dalY

2 Bdrm, whitman home, ideal for first time buyer $97,900

20xx darien

Updated 3 Bed home, new kit., priced to sell

3xx MiFFlin

lg 3 bed home, in need of a little tlC priced to move fast Only $116,900

8xx dUdleY

well maintained, 2 bed w/new roof, close to east Pass.

$119,900

26xx PerCY

lovely 3 bed w/extended mod. kit, C/a, 1.5 Ba

$139 ,900

1xx sigel

excellent 2 bed home on prime block

$144,900

1xx sigel

excellent 2 bed home on prime block

$144,900

28xx s. Mildred

spec 2 Bed hm, h/w Flrs

25xx s. Mildred

Cozy well kept hm w/ open porch, move in cond. $159,900

pEnnsport, 2xx watkins - Lovely 2 Bed Hm w/ Orig H/W Flrs,

22xx s. 9th st.

SOLD Spac, mod 3 Bed, Fin Basemt, Jacuzzi, Rear Deck

$189,900

C/A, Fin Base, garden, Located on Quiet Tree Lined St. CALL!

1xx dUFOr

Mod 3 Bed on lovely block in whitman

$189,900

4xx MiFFlin

Beautiful rehab w/3 bed, 2ba, C/a, etc...

$189,900

East passyunk crossings - 13xx mckEan - Lots of Old World Charm comes with this spac 3 Bed home, newer mechanicals, high ceilings, located in the ever popular East Passyunk Crossing neighborhood. Just listEd! 15xx s. 13tH - Here’s the one you’ve been waiting for! Spectacular 3 story 4 bed 3.5 ba, total renovation. Complete w/ F/P, H/W flrs, high ceiling, deck w/ CC views, Must See!

19xx s 4tH - Pennsport! Completely renovated townhouse with the finest craftmanship and details. This is a must see! REDUCED TO $239,900

The Reserve at Packer Park! A real beauty. Contemporary home located on a delightful and private cul de sac! Suburban living in the city. REDUCED! 35xx prima ct. -

PriCed tO sell

$104,500

Only $150,000

4xx diCkinsOn

huge 5 bed, 1.5 ba, semi-mod home

2xx JaCksOn

Mod. 3 bed w/ fin. basement, c/a, facing park $199,900

Only $199,900

4xx ritner

gorg. brand new renovation, beautiful

$219,900

13xx MCkean

immaculate spac. 3 bed, prime e. Passyunk loc. $249,900

1xx MCkean

Beaut 3 Bdrm home w/ fin. bsmnt, new kit. & ba

$279,900


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Close to shopping & all transportation – Convenient neighborhood. Upgraded 2 BR home. New elec, heat, HW, range, windows, carpeting. Large mod bath w/new fixtures, sep tub & stall shower. Large covered front porch. 15th & Wolf Vicinity – Granny home in well kept condition. 3 bedrooms, 1 ½ baths, fin basement, nice street!! South of Oregon – Large 3 BR, 1 bath. Mod LR w/tile, sep DR w/HW floors, oak staircase, eat-in kit. All new windows. 2nd floor deck! 1 car parking! Free 1 yr home warranty! 16th & Shunk Vicinity – Absolute “move in condition.” Beautiful, glowing hardwood floors, 3 spacious bedrooms, new roof. Convenient to transportation & schools. Why not take a look? Investors or 1st Time Home Buyers – Great rental property. Rented month to month at $650. Newer kitchen & bath, 3 bedrooms. Packer Park – Stunning airlight with hardwood floors, 2 beautiful kitchens, 1 ½ baths, central air & lots more! 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! 18th & Montgomery Ave – Duplex – Temple U Campus – 3 BR Unit & 1 BR Unit renovated 3 – 4 years ago. Great investment. Price Reduction - Commercial – Passyunk Square – Double property 1900 sq ft – Open span - Skylight. Last used as auto repair garage. Endless conversion potential, great location. $255,000. Italian Market – 9th & Reed Vicinity – 3 bedroom home in one of Philly’s hottest locations. Asking $179,900. Handyman/Investor Special – 5th & Porter – 2 bedroom, 1 bath home. Needs some work. Great property to generate positive cash flow to one’s portfolio. Reduced!! 5th & Porter Vicinity – Lovely 2 bedroom home w/HW floors, fin basement, mod kit & bath, new front! Reduced!! Recently renovated – 25xx S Sartain – Newly renovated 3 BR, 1 ½ bath home. This lovely home features an open floor plan w/glowing hardwood floors, open staircase, recessed lighting, crown molding, ultra mod bath & extended eat-in kitchen w/new floor. Home is walking distance to all public transportation. 4th & Jackson – Newly updated 2 BR home on a nice South Philly street. New HW floors, new electric, new carpet in bedrooms, plus much more. Clean bsmt with good heater. Close to everything. Washington Ave Duplex – Duplex that needs rehab on 1st floor. Second floor is currently occupied. Near shopping, I-95 & Penn’s Landing. Port Richmond/Fishtown 2 Bedroom! Excellent chance to own in hot neighborhood for under 100K! Spotless home is a blank canvas for you to make your own. Newer mechanicals & windows throughout. 18xx Wolf St – Large & formal, modern throughout. Large patio, fin basement. 20th & Passyunk – This complete home offers HW flooring t/o, with updates done in 2001 including new front, new kitchen & bathroom. Mostly new windows & bsmt was freshly cemented & waterproofed. East Passyunk Avenue Home – 3 bedroom, 1 ½ bath house in a great location. Hardwood floors, Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, loft style 3rd floor bedroom. Powder room on 1st floor. Shaded private yard. Across From Marconi Plaza – Large home overlooking the park with parking! 4 bedrooms, mod kitchen & bath. South of Oregon – 16th & Bigler – Open porch, spacious and modern kitchen, large yard, fin bsmt, 1 ½ baths. 19th & Snyder – Original home extremely well maintained. Porch front, rubber roof, original woodwork in dining room. 3 lg BR’s with plenty of closets including 1 walk-in. New heater & sewer pipe in a large dry basement. 19th & Wolf – Open porch, finished basement, central air, 4 bedrooms & lots of extras!

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Excellent special use property, use for school, 1238 S. 17th Street $200,000work. value, needs some cosmetic $425,000 churchwasher/dryer/central-air, or use your imagination! yard. storage! 364-366 Snyder rate dining room, Totally renovated triplex with two 2 bedroom Large space for possible condo development, forAvail not Call Mike McCann 215-440-8345 McClellan $225,000 units and one 1 938 bedroom unit. Good investment 2437 S Mildred $119,900 merly day care center, zoned-R10, over 5000 sq ft. 2532 S. Colorado Street Huge garage on ground level with opportunity! JUST SOLD Great 3BD/1.5BA, small yard, pergo $379,900 SOUTH PHILLY a 1BD apartment above, small floors. 2312 Ellsworth $199,900 1227 Mercy Street $209,900 Large, very beautiful His610 Greenwich Street $34,900 basement, currently rented. Nicely renovated, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, patio Charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with finished toric Girard Estates twin Vacant lot measuring 14 X 48. Great develop1826 S Juniper $219,000 basement, central air, and nice rear yard! with 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, front home, bamboo flooring, new windows, high ment opportunity! 1433 Snyder $239,000 Great 2BD1/BA, finished basement, finished basement, 2-zoned ceilings, central air 2628 S 10th Completely renovated $209,900 building – hardwood floors, lots of light, patio. 1324 S. Cleveland $39,900 c/a, sunroom, new AnderLovely 3BR, 1.5BA, mrbl spac. W/and custa 2BD 833 Mountain Street office on foyer, the first floor $289,900 2 story, shell, great opportunity for custom renoson and Pella windows, crpt & wndw treat t/o, mod kitch. apartment above w/ designer 820 Tasker $249,900 Great 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with hardwood vation! original woodwork, Beautiful plus 4BD+den/1.5BA, brand 2848 S. Camacfixtures Street and a deck. $219,900 floors, and many original details on lovely block! front porch and lawn! new EIK, huge tonsStreet of light! 1541LR/DR, Dickinson $39,900 Nice duplex with a 2 bedroom and 1 bedroom VACANT LOTS Vacant lot measuring 14 X 72. Great develop208 Moore Street $189,900 WEST OF BROAD units. Good income potential! 1211 Mercy $32,900 ment opportunity!$259,900 1429 S 28th $72,900 526 Sigel Very nice 2 bedroom, 1339,900 bath home with renovat810 Watkins Street $259,900 Absolutely gorgeous 3BD/1.5BA, 1706 S 20th $15,000 $299,900 Recently $149,900 renovated 3BD/1BA, Fantastic 3BD/3.5BA, floors, ed living/dining room, all new hardwood kitchen with stain1212 Durfor Street Charming Gorgeous 3BD/2.5BA, den, finished hardwood floors, c/a, finished modern kitchen and bath, good home with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, new recessed lighting,hardwood stainless appliances, less steel appliances, floors, newc/a, basement, deck, rear yard, custom kitchen 3 BR, 1 BA, AS-IS, w/w crpt, A/C, EIK, picture cherry floors, lovely kitchen with stainless steel basement, Nice granite and stainless RENTALS storage. finished basement! and baths. kitchen. window, full tiled BA, yard, gas stv, great locale. Berber Carpet and central air on desirable block! appliances, and415-17 nice rear yard! – Garage $3195/mo Moore

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4XX wolF

19XX s. 6th

6XX peMBeRton

Three Br fixer upper priced to sell at only $99,900. Two full baths too!

16XX s. Beulah

Three Br’s, modern kitchen and bath, finished basement too. Located off Oregon Ave!

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!

4XX cRoss

4XX CROSS Brand new 2 Br rehab with extended kitchen, 1.5 baths, everything is BRAND NEW! Only $209,900

18XX e. MoyaMensing

Spacious, 4 Br, 1.5 bath, large eat in kitchen. firepalce and finished basement. Immediate possession.

Large main street, 3 Br’s 1.5 baths and priced to sell at only $129,900.

3XX FeDeRal

2XX Mountain

3XX Daly

15xx e. Moyamensing

Three story 6 Br, 1 bath home in need of total renovation. Across from the park, aprox. 2100 sq ft!

Rehabbed home w/2 Br’s & den, hardwood floors and nice yard.

Prime Bella Vista block. Great opportunity. Reduced Price.

Just listed 3 Br home in decent shape that needs minor cosmetics. Only $99,900 Immediate Possession too!

Large main street, 5 Br, 1.5 bath home in immaculate condition. Nice yard too!

4XX DuRFoR

4XX cRoss

New construction, townhouse with 3 Br’s, 2.5 baths located in the heart of Bella Vista!

Nice kept 2 Br, 2 full bath home priced to sell at only $99,900. call for inspection.

school house

Built in 1917, beautiful brick building, lots of original tin ceilings and hardwood floors, high ceilings, ideal for Condo Conversion or Artist Loft!

12XX s. 22nd

Three Br rehab w/hardwood floors and some original woodwork. New kitchen and bath. Great Value. Only $175,000.

New front, 3 Br’s + den, 2 full baths, finished basement too. Like New Construction!

26xx s. Mildred

Porch front, 3 Br, 1 bath, well maintained thru-out. Only 119,900

31XX uBeR

Packer Park sunk in Lr w/ hardwood floors, 2 full baths, finished basement and huge rear deck. PRICE REDUCED!!

5xx kater

Double wide GIRARD ESTATE SINGLE aprox. 2700 Sq Ft, 4 Br’s, 2 full baths, 2 powder rooms. A MUST SEE!

Clean 2 Br + den home that was renovated in 1997. Priced to sell at an affordable price of $219,900.

MaRgate

Single 4 Br, 2 bath home on Coolidge Avenue. Call for details.

17XX s. 11th

19xx wolf

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. A Great Home!!

18XX s. 4th st

3XX Mckean

Corner 3 Br, 1.5 bath with large eat-in kitchen, ceramic tile bath and newer mechanicals. Immediate Possession.

26XX s. 11th

23xx LEE

17XX s. 2nD

Newer brisk front, 3 Br’s, finished basement, hardwood floors, central air, everything is NEW.

Total rehab, new kitchen, all new systems, 3 Br’s and beautiful hardwood floors. Must See! Two 2 Br, 1 bath homes side by side w/parking. Both currently rented. Asking $298,000.

15XX e MoyaMensing

21XX shunk

14XX e. MoyaMensing

Stunning 3 story mansion on the Avenue! Everthing is new from top to bottom. Too many amenities to mention.

3XX Jackson

SOLD

Large main street home with 3 Br’s, 2 full bath and partial finished basement. Call now!

3XX tree

Great 2 br rehab with hardwood floors and freshly painted sheetrock walls. Call now!

Total Renovation, new brick front, hardwood floors, 3 bdrms, 1½ baths and finished basement. A Great Home! Recently renovated 3 Br, 1 bath home with an open porch; Entire home was renovated in 2008!

RENTALS 4xx Manton st…..$1,200 per month.. 2 bedroom,1 bath with appliances 21xx so. Broad st. - 2 bdrm 2 apt, 2nd fl., C/A $1,100 month 22xx so. Broad st. - Lg 1 bdrm 2 apt, 3rd fl., real nice $750 month

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12xx LAtonA st.- modeRn pAssyunk squARe 2-bdRm, 1.5 bAtH RowHome - $219,900 14xx so.9tH st- GIGAntIC ReHAbbed 3-bdRm 2.5 bAtH townHome wItH upGRAdes GALoRe- $299,900 26xx Reed st. $49,900

26xx so. 7tH st. $99,500

14xx dICkInson st. $149,900

SOLD

1xx sIGeL st. $179,500

8xx CRoss st. $219,600

14xx so. 9tH st. $299,900

15xx s. myRtLewood st.

$53,500

19xx so. 19tH st. $109,000

8xx JACkson st. $149,900

17xx so. 12tH st. $179,900

16xx so. 13tH st. $299,900

4xx emILy st. $54,500

18xx HICks st. $115,000

12xx LAtonA st. $219,900 16xx s. 15tH st. $229,000

22xx so. HICks st. $329,900

13xx so. tAyLoR st. $54,900

11xx dALy st. $119,900

9xx eRnest st. $229,000

10xx tAskeR st. $339,000

16xx s. mARston st. $56,500

24xx s. mARsHALL st.

18xx so. moLe st. $56,900 17xx so. moLe st. $75,900 17xx so. HICks st. $79,900

SOLD

20xx so. opAL st. $94,900

15xx so. IsemInGeR st 15xx so. CAmAC st. $179,900 $149,900

SOLD

19xx mIffLIn st. $159,900

18xx tRee st. $160,000 15xx s. CApItAL st. 25xx s. CHAdwICk st. $127,000 $164,900 $127,000

13xx so. 19tH st. ReduCed to $129,900

SOLD

9xx JACkson st. $169,900

29xx s0. 16tH st. $184,900 11xx so. 9tH st. $184,900 13xx so. 9tH st. $189,900

SOLD

SOLD

23xx so. LAmbeRt st. 16xx so. bRoAd st. ReduCed to $229,900 $347,500 11xx LInn st. 19xx e. pAssyunk Ave. $259,000 $379,000

2xx feRnon st. $199,900

13xx wHARton st. $269,900

SOLD

2xx so. 4tH st. $489,000

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$172,000

4xx woLf st. $209,900

7xx dICkInson st. $274,900

21xx s. bRoAd st ReduCed to $549,900

23xx so. 24tH st. $140,000

20xx so. 19tH st. $175,000

19xx so. 12tH st. $219,900

10xx so. 6tH st. $279,900

15xx e. pAssyunk Ave. $950,000

20xx so. CHAdwICk st. 21xx s0. CHAdwICk st.

SOLD

CommerCial/investment

16xx S. NEwkIRk ST. - CORNER LOT $29,900 16xx PT. BREEzE AVE. - MODERN STORE AND 1-BDRM. APT. $64,900 7xx MANTON ST. - LARgE gARAgE $106,900 19xx SO. 19Th ST. - CORNER MIxED-USE PROPERTY $109,000 20xx S. ChADwICk ST. - STORE & 1-FAMILY DwELLINg w/ gARAgE $135,900 20xx SO. 19Th ST. - ExCELLENT CORNER COMMERCIAL PROPERTY wITh 2 STORES AND BSMT. $175,000 11xx SO. 9Th ST. -STORE AND BI-LEVEL 2-BDRM. APT. $184,900 11xx SIgEL ST. - LARgE gARAgE wITh 2ND FL. OFFICES/APT. $250,000 10xx S. 6Th ST. - NICE BELLA VISTA DUPLEx $279,000 15Th AND JACkSON STS. VIC. - MODERN 4-UNIT APT. BLDg. $329,900 10xx TASkER ST. - 3-STORY PASSYUNk SQUARE TRIPLEx $339,000 16xx SO. BROAD ST. - PROF. OFFICES AND 2 APTS. $347,500 19xx E. PASSYUNk AVE. - wELL MAINTAINED STORE AND 2 APTS. $419,000 18xx SO. BROAD ST. - MULTI-UNIT APT. BUILDINg $499,000 21xx SO. BROAD ST. - LARgE STORE AND 2 MODERN APTS. $549,900 15xx E. PASSYUNk AVE.- DOUBLE PROPERTY NEwLY-REhABBED OFFICE AND 2 APTS $950,000

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22xx SO. NORwOOD ST. - NICE 2-BDRM. hOME w/SEMI FIN BSMNT. $800 MONTh 18xx SO. hICkS ST. - MODERN 3-BDRM. hOME 20xx S. 22ND ST. - NICE 3-BDRM hOME 1xx SIgEL ST. - BEAUTIFULLY REhABBED 3 BDRM hOME

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Apts. 15xx JACkSON ST. STUDIO 1ST FLOOR 1-BDRM. APT.

$500 MONTh

23xx SO. 15Th ST. NICE 1-BDRM APT.

$650 MONTh

13xx EAST PASSYUNk AVE. - 2ND FLOOR

$925 MONTh

8xx SO. 10Th ST. - LOVELY BI-LEVEL 2-BDRM. APT.

$1,200 MONTh

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5613658 *2214 S. Hicks 5614963 *1711 W.Passyunk 5710232 *2645 S. Bancroft 5705398 *2211 S. Rosewood 5684130 *2141 S. Mole 5675444 *1433 Snyder 5667184 *2410 S. Mole 5706105 *2239 S. 15th 5713511 *1424 Wolf

3 BD,needs updating&rehab,spacious $114,900 2 BD,1.5Ba,h/w,spacious,main street $159,900 3 BD,welll kept,needs some updating $162,000 3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,convenient $184,900 2 BD,c/a,h/w,beautiful,newly renovated $213,500 Office+2 BD Apt.,1548sf,renovated,C2 $229,900 3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,modern move-in condition $239,900 Triplex,2+2+1,sep.utilities,close to Broad $259,900 Triplex,2+1+Studio,Close to Broad Street $299,900

GIRARD ESTATE AREA

5706544 *2241 Cantrell 5625213 *2111 S.Garnet 5705660 *2231 Jackson 5627722 *2212 S. Woodstock 5705663 *2106 S.Garnet 5728295 *1718 Wolf 5729883 *2342 S. 20th 5710565 *2614 S. Bouvier 5688184 *2422 S. Woodstock 5708199 *2338 S. 20th 5658511 *2237 S. 20th 5687671 *2322 S. Lambert 5678270 *2413 S.Woodstock 5570282 *2317 S. 21st 5696092 *2129 Porter 5700497 *2447 S. Garnet 5671886 *2210 S. Broad

2 BD,1.5Ba,affordable starter home 3 BD,h/w,updated starter home 3 BD,investment row,already rented 3 BD,nice affordable starter home 3 BD,good investment,already rented 4 BD,1.5Ba,spacious traditional hm 4 BD,porchfront,fin.bsmt,main street 3 BD,clean well maintained home 3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,modern,clean 4 BD,1.5ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,renovated Duplex,porchfront,1+1,nice location 3 BD,updated hm,new kitchen & bath 2 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,pine fls,restored hm 4 BD,1.5Ba,porch,updated Twin 4 BD,2 Ba,grand Girard Estate Twin 3 BD,2.5Ba,fam.rm,garage,newer hm 4 BD,1.5Ba,huge 3150sfBrownstone

$71,000 $90,000 $97,500 $105,000 $107,900 $159,900 $169,900 $169,900 $199,900 $254,900 $299,900 $208,000 $230,000 $295,000 $385,000 $495,000 $599,000

AvENUE OF THE ARTS

5687666 *1100 S. Broad,#406C Studio,484sf,MarineClubCondo,pkg. $155,000 5658169 *1324 S.Broad #4 1 BD,h/w fls,skylight,modern,Condo $174,900 5648356 *1100 S. Broad#711C Studio,517sf,Marine Club Condo $199,000 5684125 *1326 S. Broad #4F 1 BD,roof deck,parking,Condo $214,900 5611790 *1312 S. Broad 6 BD,3322sf Victorian,needs rehab $319,900 5596953 *1807 S. Broad Quad,2+1+2+1,3146sf, updated apts. $485,000 5596938 *1436 S. Broad Triplex,2+2+2,2868sf, updated apts. $485,000 5714061 *1418 Catharine Quad,2+3+3+3,2 car garage,loc.loc.Loc.$649,000 5586200 *1218 S. Broad Quad,4000sf,c/a,renovated,C2zoning $879,000 5583323 *1321 S.Colorado 5646471 *1432 S. Colorado 5589059 *1438 Dickinson 5589067 *1440 Dickinson 5632424 *1409 S. Chadwick 5724015 *1733 Mifflin 5619224 *1333 S. 16th 5693039 *1452 S. Colorado 5600691 *1437 S. Mole 5698579 *1306 S. Opal 5563670 *1338 S. 17th 5706658 *1523 Reed 5724250 *1932 S. 15th 5657403 *1314 S. 16th 5595932 *1747 Federal 5647744 *1510 Wharton 5716435 *1723 Federal 5703702 *1334 S. 16th 5703702 *1401 S. 15th

NEWbOLD

2 BD,2 story shell,needs rehab $39,800 3 BD,c/a,renovated,already rented $72,500 Lot,16x70,resid.develop.opportunity $69,900 Lot,16x70,resid.develop.opportunity $69,900 3 BD,needs updating,already rented $74,900 5 BD,1.5Ba,2064sf,needs updating $100,000 4 BD,1.5Ba,3 story shell,needs rehab $105,000 2 BD,1.5Ba,h/w,newly renovated hm $109,900 2 BD,c/a,renovated,already rented $119,900 2 BD,c/a,h/w,newly renovated hm $129,900 3 BD,1.5Ba,spacious,newly renovated $139,900 4 BD,2.5Ba,c/a,large hm,close to Broad $190,000 4 BD,1.5Ba,large 3 story hm,convenient $214,900 5 BD,2.5Ba,c/a,large yard,traditional $224,900 2 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,newly renovated $249,900 3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,renovated $289,900 3 BD,2.5Ba,den,c/a,h/w,new home $299,900 4 BD,2.5Ba,c/a,h/w,2500sf,renovated $339,000 Corner Commercial+2 Apts,renovated $339,900

POINT bREEzE

5550491 *1706 S. 20th 5583314 *2112 Fernon 5583305 *2132 Sears 5268361 *2044 Wilder 5653104 *1317 S. 22nd 5619225 *1128 S. 24th 5664603 *2030 Sigel 5662415 *1517 S. Taylor 5726334 *2228 Latona 5613018 *2046-50 Annin 5573202 *1603 S. 21st 5685465 *1533 S. 20th 5705988 *1804 Hoffman 5711916 *1918 Tasker 5706238 *2023 S. 20th 5658524 *2024 S. Garnet 5679871 *1545 S. Lambert 5713854 *2111 Earp 5683552 *1905 Latona 5723903 *1241 S. 21st 5676030 *1528 S. 20th 5727823 *2030 Pierce 5722235 *1945-51 S. 24th 5696729 *1229 S. 20th 5610283 *1445 S.Etting 5690257 *2908 Gerritt 5712967 *1430 S. Marston 5661544 *2645 Dickinson 5730327 *1525 S. Dover 5629108 *2634 Sears 5664613 *2644 Reed 5597439 *1538 S.27th 5664610 *2635 Dickinson 5420295 *2647 Reed 5999999 *2614 Federal 5705287 *2734 Pierce

Lot,16x67,resid.develop.opportunity $15,000 2 BD,2 story shell, needs rehab work $29,800 3 BD,2 story shell, needs rehab work $34,800 2 BD,2 story shell,needs rehab work $38,000 3 BD,2 story shell,needs total rehab $39,900 Lot,16x60, resid.develop.opportunity $64,500 3 BD,modern hm,already rented $66,900 3 BD,nice starter hm or investment $73,000 2 BD,needs updating,close to CC $79,900 3 Lots,42x50,develop.opportunity $90,000 3 BD,newly renovated, main street $85,000 Duplex,2+2,sep.util.,good potential $95,000 3 BD,investment row,already rented $99,900 3 BD,c/a,affordable,newly renovated $106,000 Duplex,2+2,needs updating,sep.utilities $129,900 3 BD,wood fls,restored & renovated $135,000 3 BD,2 Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,new home $139,000 2 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,renovated $159,000 2 BD,c/a,h/w,newly renovated home $169,900 3 BD,1.5BA,c/a,h/w,newly renovated $175,000 3 BD,2.5Ba,c/a,h/w,spacious,renovated $194,900 3 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,totally renovated $199,500 Commercial property,C2,122x134 lot $229,000 3 BD,2.5Ba,c/a,h/w,deck,new home $319,900

GRAyS FERRy

Lot,14x50,development opportunity $8,000 2 BD,needs updating & rehab work $39,900 3 BD,investment row,already rented $44,500 3 BD,spacious hm,already rented $62,500 3 BD,good starter hm or investment $65,000 2 BD,pine fls,nice move-in condition $69,900 3 BD,modern hm,already rented $69,900 3 BD,1.5Ba,new kitchen,spacious hm $69,900 3 BD,modern hm,already rented $72,900 Duplex,1+2,good income bldg. $89,900 3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,h/w,newly renovated $119,900 3 BD,c/a,h/w,EIK,nice hm & block $119,900

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5648123 *2628 Dudley 5643247 *2023 S.Etting 5670913 *2700 Dudley

3 BD,c/a,newer kitchen,garage,Airlite $149,000 3 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,deck,garage,Airlite $159,900 3 BD,corner airlite,modern,c/a,parking $175,000

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Order screens Now All Types of Glass installed

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COOLING - HEATING - ELECTRICAL

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SANTO & SONS ELECTRIC FREE ESTIMATE ON ANY JOB “Any Type of Electrical Work”

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RETAIL STORE

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Jefferson

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3-Step Operation • PRIME • STAIN-GRAIN l SPR SWR CW • VARNISH PW ACW CG

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267-228-4923

$89.00

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License 366736

JARMAN SALES & SERVICE

WALL & WINDOW UNIT EXPERTS

LR, DR, Stairs & Hallway

CLEANING

(Lic. No. A53890)

AIR CONDITIONING

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All Jobs Best Quality Free Estimates • Insured • Low Rates Please Call Andy

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We Make Your existing Floors look neW All types of hArdwood floors Installed • sandIng • RefInIshIng RepaIR • staInIng please Call: tIn

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Masonry Contractor

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CoMMerCial

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Cell – 215-570-2575

Lic. # G48095

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SPECIAL ON BASEMENT FLOORS,

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H WANTED H •Cement Work •Block Fences

If it’s broke we will fix

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Call 856-361-8806 TOM A. LEPORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.

•BRICK FRONTS •BLOCKWORK •CONCRETE

(Lic. #80968)

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# F& F LIC. 3521 South Philly ComPlete home Home Improvements Kitchens & Bathrooms Complete Remodeling

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PAINTING

MOVING AND HAULING

Tony’s

SPECIALIZING IN DEMOLITION & CLEANOUT CLEAN-OUT Lic #33659 COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL WE WILL BEAT ANY& PRICE Specializing in cleanout demolition • commercial ATTICS / BASEMENTS ESTATES FREE ESTIMATES and/ reSidential • YARD / WHOLE HOUSE GUTS / 24-HR-7 DAY Will beat any price • We OIL TANKS / FIRE CLEANOUTS • DEMOLITION DEBRIS / SCRAP METAL / WATER DAMAGE WHole HouSe gutS • baSement cleanout NO JOB IS TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL eStateS • demolition 267-972-3616 FREEatticS • Yard LIC. & ESTIMATES FLEXIBILITY IN A SHORT TIMEcleanoutS FRAME INSURED debriS • oil tankS • fire IS THE KEY TO OUR SUCCESS

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