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t’s always good to start where you’re from,” Markeem Kendall said Monday from Fishtown’s Waterview Lounge. The 33-year-old, formerly of Seventh Street and Snyder Avenue, has owned the 1,900-square-foot space since June and has headed the nonprofit Stop the Madness Foundation for eight years. The latter will help the entrepreneur to continue to confer his community care when he hosts his first Back to School Block Party Sept. 1 on the 1900 block of South Sixth Street. See BACK TO SCHOOL page 8
The Anderson Monarchs have conquered many foes, including racism, in their 13 years. A notable filmmaker will look to bring their inspirational story to the masses next year with a full-length examination of their handling of all opposition.
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ain rushed the Soccer Sisters United Soccer Club off Smith Playground, 2100 S. 24th St., Friday evening, sending 17 sets of talented legs scampering. Securing shelter mattered more than converting kicks for one night, but the nation next year will learn the girls have forged quests with setting and netting
literal and figurative goals. A documentary will laud the AfricanAmerican youngsters, who have extended their predecessors’ legacy as gifted athletes hoping to overcome stereotypes and scarce resources to achieve greatness. Just more than a third of the players who receive year-round instruction from coach Walter Stewart, the competitors engaged in drills before their exodus. They share the West Passyunk space with teams from
other sports but will soon own the limelight courtesy of filmmaker Eugene Martin, one of many victims of their talents. “He approached us in late 2007 or early 2008,” Roxborough’s Stewart said of Martin, a Temple University graduate and a University of North Texas assistant professor of radio, television and film who once led a Chestnut Hill team. See SOCCER SISTERS page 9
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What was your reaction to Tuesdayâ€™s earthquake? â€œIt was odd to say the least. I was on the couch and it started shaking. I thought maybe it was a big truck in the street.â€? Joe Smith, Juniper and Ritner streets
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Stimulating conversation To the Editor: My friend Ron Mento never ceases to amaze me (â€œA view from the right,â€? Aug. 18). He has figured out a way to blame the left and, in particular, the Democrats for everything that ails this country. Experts from both political parties agree that President Bushâ€™s early personnel choices and overarching antipathy toward regulation created a climate that, if it did not trigger the great recession of 2008, almost certainly aggravated it. He also signed the big bank and corporate bailout known as TARP. What I find most disingenuous about Ronâ€™s accusations is his claim that 50 percent of the citizens of this country (aka the poor) pay no income taxes. That is because they earn only a little more than $22,000 for a family of four. Excuse me, but they still have to pay wage taxes, Medicare and Social Security taxes or property taxes if they own anything. I am troubled by his assertion that â€œDemocrats stand for entitlements without earning them.â€? I hope he does not mean Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, all of which are safety nets for the elderly and the disabled and all are paid for out of wages earned. And why should we pity the billionaires who keep their assets locked in hedge funds with no tax at all on their capital gains? With help from the Bush tax cuts, non-banking corporations are sitting on about $2 trillion in cash and are not using that money to create jobs. If the private sector wonâ€™t produce jobs, the government must step in. All economists agree that one way to cure a recession is for government to spend stimulus money. It has helped a lot but did not go far enough. I am sure Philadelphia made use of that money to repair water mains and other infrastructure. We have already tried an unregulated free market that Alan Greenspan claimed could regulate itself. It didnâ€™t, and that is the main reason we are in this turmoil. We need to admit that everyone made mistakes, so correct them. That is what we must take with us to the voting booth in 2012. Gloria C. Endres South Philadelphia
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To the Editor: Thank you Ron Mento Sr. You said what a lot of us have been thinking.
I am so sick and tired of everyone blaming George Bush. People donâ€™t even know what is going on in the world, but they sure know the schedules for the games. The Democrats want the people to be totally reliant on the government because it gets them votes. Some day there wonâ€™t be any more freebies, then what? Go to work like the rest of us. Take responsibility for your children or elect not to have them. God gave us a brain and the ability to do with our lives what we choose. The elected officials donâ€™t want the health-care plan they proposed for us. It is not good enough for them! They donâ€™t have to worry about their quality of life because they will be rich with the best benefits and retirement possible for as long as they live. It is time to get them out of office. Democrat or Republican â€” it doesnâ€™t matter. We need major change in the next election Those that are for the people, by the people, not screw the people. Tina Stonerod South Philadelphia Comment on these letters or topics at www.southphillyreview.com/opinion/letters.
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oey Vento, the founder and owner of the South Philadelphia institution Genoâ€™s Steaks, 1219 S. Ninth St. died Tuesday night of a heart attack. He was 71. Vento started the business â€” named after his son â€” in 1966 with $6 in his pocket, two boxes of steaks and some hot dogs, according to Genoâ€™s website. More than four decades later, his creation remains so popular that hungry patrons line up all times of day to order sandwiches wit or wit-out. To read more about Ventoâ€™s unexpected passing, visit www. southphillyreview.com/news/features. SPR
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PHILLIES AND CREAM: Fans of ice cream and the Phillies congregated at McDonaldâ€™s, 120 W. Oregon Ave., to celebrate the launch of its new McFlurry, which features red, white and blue candy pieces. Gigi Beltrante, a 3-year-old from South Philadelphia, was one many kids who could not contain their excitement over the new delectable treat. SPR
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Fumo may do more time A federal appeals court threw out the sentence for the previously convicted state senator. By Amanda L. Snyder Review Managing Editor
he U.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit did not overturn the convictions of a former politician credited with defrauding the state senate and two nonprofits along with his former aide, but the judges’ panel did order the duo to be r e - sentenced. “… we affirm [ex-state Sen. Vince] Fumo’s conviction, vacate the sentences Vince Fumo of both Fumo and [former Citizens Alliance for Better Neighborhoods’ executive director Ruth] Arnao, and remand for further proceedings not inconsistent with this opinion,” Judge Julio M. Fuentes said in his opinion that Judges Leonard L. Garth and Richard L. Nygaard concurred on with the exception of Nygaard dissenting on the vacated sentences. Both were convicted of fraud, tax evasion and obstructing justice. Arnao was released from jail July 14, 2010 while her former boss was expected to be released two years from tomorrow. A presentencing report calculated Fumo’s and Arnao’s sentences at about 21 to 27 years and 9 to 11 years, respectively. Public outcry and an appeal from the government followed Fumo’s 137-count conviction that resulted in a four-yearand-seven-month sentence and Arnao’s 45-count conviction that put her in prison for a year and a day. Upon review, the sentences could become lengthier for the former and send the latter back to prison. The judges did not find any court errors regarding Fumo’s appeals — the testimony of a witness on the state’s ethics act or the influence of social media and outside influences on the jurors — however, all but Nygaard felt the court erred in calculating their sentences, according to the opinion. “… the District Court’s failure to calculate a final guidelines range — leaving us unable to review the procedural and substantive bases of the sentence — is an error that is plain, that affects the substantial rights of the parties and that could ‘seri-
ously affect the fairness, integrity or public reputation of judicial proceedings.’” Fuentes wrote citing a 2009 federal case. The opinion asked the court to take another look at the fraud losses and to recalculate the sentencing ranges. “We are pleased with the decision of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and will prepare for the next step in the process,” U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger said in a statement Tuesday.
Juvenile rampage A group of teens comprising of both genders assaulted an elderly man in West Passyunk Monday night. Three girls and nine boys ages 12 to 17 surrounded an 81-year-old at 9 p.m. near Smith Playground’s basketball courts on the 2200 block of South 25th Street, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. The group of youngsters punched and kicked the senior until he fell to the ground. During the assault, some asked, “Where’s the money?” and “You got some money?” The senior tried to stand up, but he was quickly forced to the pavement again. The teens then dispersed for an unknown reason in different directions, Tolliver said. They didn’t take anything from the man, but he bruised his torso and scraped his left elbow during the attack, Tolliver said. He did not seek medical treatment. To report information, call South Detectives’ tip line at 215-685-1635 or visit www.phillypolice.com/forms.
Bank-account robbed A man forced another to withdraw money from a Whitman ATM last week. The unknown man riding a bicycle approached a 19-year-old as he was in front of an ATM at Fourth and Wolf streets at 11:15 p.m. Aug. 17, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. The biker hopped off his mode of transportation, placed his handgun against the teen’s back and said, “take out all the money out or I’ll blow out your spine.” The man obliged and withdrew $160, which he handed over to the man who fled south on Fourth on his bike, Tolliver said.
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A local cop was arrested last week for assaulting an ex. Officer Sean Jang, 28, of the 18th District in West Philly, allegedly assaulted his former girlfriend, according to the Police Public Affairs Unit. The resident of the 19147 zip code was arrested Aug. 18 and charged with aggravated assault, unlawful restraint/serious bodily Sean Jang injury, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and false imprisonment, according to court records. The four-year veteran will be assigned administrative duties in the Differential Response Unit during the investigation, according to police, who did not release any further information.
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A senior allowed a duo into his Newbold home because he thought they were his medical workers, but in actuality, they were there to rob him Monday morning. An unknown man and woman knocked on the 85-year-old’s door, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. Since he thought they were his medical helpers, he invited them in at 8 a.m. Inside the home on the 2200 block of South Carlisle Street, the woman rummaged through the man’s pockets and said she needed cash to get to New Jersey while the man disconnected the resident’s home phone, Tolliver said. The two fled in an unknown direction with $100, but did not harm the man. The woman was described as black, age 30, 5-foot-6, having a medium build and wearing a purple dress while the man was described as black, age 20, 5-foot-7, thin and wearing a white T-shirt. To report information, call South Detectives’ tip line at 215-685-1635 or visit www.phillypolice.com/forms.SPR Contact Managing Editor Amanda L. Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 117. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news/ police-report.
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The Citizens Crime Commission is offering a reward leading to the person responsible for a Whitman woman’s murder. Police located Iris Tyson’s body in an abandoned Point Breeze lot a week after her parents reported her missing from their home. The commission will offer a $2,000 reward for information leading to the person or persons responsible for her death. The 23-year-old’s parents reported her missing from their home on the 2300 block of South AmeriIris Tyson can Street at 6:18 p.m. May 8 — about six hours after she had left their residence to get a Mother’s Day gift, according to police. A week later at 7:08 a.m., police discovered her body in the Newbold/Point Breeze area on the 1100 block of South
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About a dozen shots were heard on a Gray Ferry street with two striking a teen riding a bike last week. A 14- and two 18-year-old males were cruising east along the 2600 block of Snyder Avenue on their bicycles at 11:13 p.m. Aug. 17, but when they turned north on to 26th Street, they heard about 10 to 15 shots behind them, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. Two of the bullets struck one of the older teens in the right thigh. Those unscathed fled east on Point Breeze Avenue while the wounded man fled west at the intersection and soon collapsed on the street where police found him, Tolliver said. He was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and immediately rushed into surgery. Police did not locate any ballistics evidence or surveillance cameras at the scene, Tolliver said. None of the teens spotted the shooter or shooters. To report information, call South Detectives’ tip line at 215-685-1635 or visit www.phillypolice.com/forms.
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The teen was unharmed, Tolliver said. The offender was described as black with a dark complexion; age 20 to 25; 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8; having a medium build with a scruffy beard; and wearing a white T-shirt, dark-colored shorts and a white hat. To report information, call South Detectives’ tip line at 215-685-1635 or visit www.phillypolice.com/forms.
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BACK TO SCHOOL continued from page 1 Kendall will use the day to strengthen his adult life’s commitment to reminding children that their neighborhoods should inspire them. His other foundation work has centered on basketball, with the creation of leagues and tournaments at Ford PAL Center, 609 Snyder Ave. Regardless of an event’s classification, he wants youngsters to thrive. “I want to be that guy who helps them to access opportunities they may not have known about,” he said. A product of Southwark School, 1835 S. Ninth St., Francis Scott Key School, 2230 S. Eighth St., and Edward Bok Technical High School, 1901 S. Ninth St., Kendall calls Northeast Philadelphia home but regularly returns to where he spent his first 31 years. Along with nurturing his goal to help children, South Philadelphia yielded his career path. “I started in business and entertainment in 1998,” he said of his beginnings as a music manager. The often cutthroat music world failed to intimidate Kendall, increasing his life’s mantra that helping others is vital. His magnanimity led him to create his foundation, which serves as a form of therapy for the father of five who grew up without his own patriarch to offer support. “This is the most critical time to help young people,” he said, citing the lack of father figures and the abundance of “kids having kids” as the chief deterrents to communal stability. Last year Kendall formed Madness Studios, a multimedia company that focuses on graphic design, photography, videography and web development. He abstains from self-aggrandizement, instead choosing to see himself as someone who heard enough positive messages and maximized their intent. He will see how far his instruction can resonate when 50 to 100 children arrive for supplies Sept. 1. The gathering will begin at 2 p.m. and will last for four hours. “I know every kid, too,” he said of the depth of his enthusiasm for assisting each child’s future. He will distribute stationery and gift cards for trips to barbershops and salons. Workshops will address resume composition, job interviews, proper attire for the interviews, as well as college and job applications. He has launched a clothing line, Madness Designs, and will have someone dressed as a mad scientist to deliver science tutorials to the attendees. “I hope to do many events within the school year,” he said of wishes to address kindergartners through high schoolers.
Saheed Yeiser, top from left, Ella and Norman Best and Rashaun Yeiser have piles of goods waiting to assist area children. Markeem Kendall, right, is gearing up for his organization’s first back to school event. He and his fellow philanthropists are eager to alleviate families’ shopping concerns. S ta f f P h o t o s b y G r e g B e z a n i s
Next month, he will have an opportunity to help the latter, as he will embark on a 15-stop tour of high schools to address maturity and responsibility. As of Monday, he had not received his schedule but was hopeful South Philadelphia students would hear his words. The former rapper knows how to spin tales and is eager to be able to give youngsters chances to wield their wits as Madness Studios interns. “I would love to be the one who kickstarts their ambition,” Kendall said. TWO DAYS AFTER Kendall holds his event, Ella Best and the other members of Don’t Shoot will keep Grays Ferry’s youths from fretting over having gear for the new school year. Their organization’s second annual Back to School Drive will work to enliven a community that has been a steady victim of violence over the last two years. “Everyone has been so helpful with donations,” Best said Monday from her home on the 2700 block of Sears Street as she looked at impressive piles of stationery and book bags. She and husband Norman Best have
li d at the h location l i for f 12 years, but b last l lived year proved so volatile, they felt compelled to be beacons for brighter times. “We’ve known a few shooting victims,” Ella Best said as her grandsons Rashaun and Saheed Yeiser exited her abode to return to their homes. The Bests often make trips with the boys to Marian Anderson Recreation Center, 744 S. 17th St., where the two play basketball. The site affords them safety, something their native section cannot always present. “Children run to shootings,” their grandmother said of the perverse form of sightseeing the neighborhood often offers. Tired of the common depiction of their area as a hotbed for tragedy, she and friend Pamela Thorpe last year started Don’t Shoot, whose name comes from a CeaseFire poster that reads “DON’T SHOOT. I want to grow up.” They held last year’s back to school celebration at Donald Finnegan Playground, 30th and Oakford streets as a culmination of a summer of weekly workshops on being safe and preserving their neighborhood’s hope. “We decided to have this year’s event
at my home,” Ella Best said of her space from which she also hosts the Saturday workshops. “We were raised with a different mentality,” Thorpe, a resident of the 2600 block of Oakford Street and one of Don’t Shoot’s two executive directors said of the organization’s eag eagerness to dissuade children from ever rely relying on violence to make lasting statemen statement statements. While his wife serve e as the chairwomserves aan, n, Norman Best acts as a a consultant and Don’t Shoot’s photographer. photogg Don’t The causes of the community’ss condition are not of lost on him. lost attrri “The violence is attributable to a lack of family values and recr re recreational activities,” h ssaid. he aid. “You can alsoo cite easy access to drug dr ugs and economic econom troubles.” drugs N rman Best No B Norman feels technolo y has bbecome a hindrance og ogy t social socci training, as he to f els it has given users fe feels ex us to remain disexcu excuses tant from one another tant and an n has not helped and tthhe to learn to interthem a properly. Apathy act c could not escape h wrath either. his ““T “There used to be mo eyes in the commore mu m munity,” he said. “We are r suffering from a are laac of village raislack inng ing.” A Any child is welcom o come to visit his sectioon of the village Sept. tion 33. T The night before, Ella Best and others will stuff book bags with supplies. Those interested in donating can do so up to the 5 p.m. distribution. Any items received after the day will go toward next year’s supply. Ella Best is looking to secure 501c3 status for Don’t Shoot so she, her husband, Thorpe and Tracy Carr, the other executive director and the Bests’ blockmate, may look for grants. “We envision having a larger identity,” Ella Best said of aspirations for holding a toy drive, visiting an abused women’s shelter and securing building space. “We are taking baby steps, but we are moving,” Thorpe said of making an impression on Grays Ferry. Ella Best knows what will work best to save her community. “It’s simple,” she said. “God and good people.” SPR To donate items to Don’t Shoot, call 215-410-1037. Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news/features.
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Seventeen of the Monarchs flashed their smiles before the showed their speed in escaping Friday’s rain. Their successful involvement in the prestigious Philadelphia Area Girls Soccer league will continue Sept. 11. P h o t o b y R o b To r n e y
$20,000 Work-In-Progress Grant to finish his piece, with an additional $25,000 coming through pledges through April. “The girls who play soccer for the Anderson Monarchs are deeply committed to creating opportunities for themselves by being active change makers,” Martin said on www.imdb.com’s entry on “The Anderson Monarchs.” “They see soccer as a way not only to better their lives but as a powerful way to influence their communities.”
“Everything was natural but I thought I would trip,” 12-year-old Courtney Harold, another fifth-year player, said of the shoots. A seventh-grader-to-be at St. Gabriel School, 2917 Dickinson St., the resident of the 2600 block of Sears Street kept her balance and is eager to see the final product. Stewart has equal anticipation. He said Martin last captured game footage in September and he planned to meet more families this summer. “It may be the documentary that never ends,” he said. The original plan called for release before the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which concluded July 17. Martin deferred to Stewart on questions about the film, so the coach said his friend is aiming to circulate his creation at fall film festivals. Published reports have Martin receiving interest from Hollywood and desiring full distribution next year. “We will use the film as a wedge for funding,” Stewart said of their need for an indoor facility for their suburban league games. He expects an uptick in interest and registrations for the Monarchs, who attended Saturday’s Philadelphia Independence playoff semifinal in Chester. “The piece is a positive look at dedicated athletes,” he said. “Their wills are impressive.” SPR Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/news/features.
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THE GIRLS DERIVE their title from contralto Marian Anderson and baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson’s Negro league unit, the Kansas City Monarchs. Though they started at the South of South spot bearing the singer’s name, they have used Smith Playground for seven years. The land’s crowded occupancy means Stewart must often shorten the field for practices. He must also rid it of debris and issue warnings to avoid holes and mud, common nuisances by September, the month they begin to best teams in the Philadelphia Area Girls Soccer League. Friday’s rain confounded the shoddy field, making more apparent the severity of Martin’s task. “It’s a film about urban issues like equality and equity,” Stewart said right after the downpour disbanded the planned two-hour session 75 minutes early. In January ’10, he formed the Soccer Sisters United Inc., which, with no independent funding, depends on donations, grants and sponsorships. Players participate in
fundraisers each year to attempt to cover equipment, field maintenance, league, tournament, transportation and uniform expenses. They have often declined many invitations to compete, including two to West Africa, because of exhausted funds, according to their website. Fate permitted a trip to Orlando, Fla., that same month for the Kick It 3V3 Soccer World Championship. Martin accompanied them as they finished ninth and gathered more examples of their excellence. Owners of many championships, including two indoor crowns this year, they have become known as giant slayers who eagerly take on and defeat those whom their detractors feel should run the game, namely, teams in affluent areas. “We’re a very good team,” Stewart modestly said of their accolades. “The goal is to get these girls to the point where they could play in college.” India Barnes wants to exceed that purpose. The 9-year-old resident of the 1400 block of South 15th Street yearns to have a professional career. “I like the challenge of playing for this team,” the five-year veteran and fourthgrader-to-be at Holy Spirit School, 1845 Hartranft St., said. That challenge did not add any pressure to her involvement in the documentary, as she coolly coasted across the playing surfaces. “I am proud of my role on this team and was happy to represent South Philly in the movie,” she said.
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Operating as the Anderson Monarchs, Stewart’s squad handed Martin’s charges gigantic losses, with the latter feeling pressure even before the opening whistle blows. “Every time we played them, my team would go, ‘Oh, no, not them!’” Martin revealed on www.kickstarter.com, a site that details his three-year project. Figuring he would film them if he could not beat them, the multiple award-winner met Stewart in fall ’08 at Germantown’s The DePaul Catholic School, where, after leaving the legal world, he has taught fourth grade for four years. “I was not hesitant,” Stewart said of having his former coaching companion chronicle his contenders, who comprise what Soccer Sisters United Inc.’s website believes to be the initial and lone competitive soccer club in the country that provides opportunities to inner city AfricanAmerican girls. With a reputation for crafting works that possess powerful inspections of poverty, social justice and youth, Martin began filming soon after receiving Stewart’s approval, capturing many of his 500 hours of material in ’09. The early shoots came just after the girls celebrated a nomination as Sports Illustrated Sportsman/Sports Team of the Year Award in ’08, an honor they earned through vanquishing opponents and opposition to their existence. Stewart, who formed the team in 1998 with eight girls at Marian Anderson Recreation Center, 744 S. 17th St., has heard harbingers of hate who claim his program exploits participants and introduces them to a game that members of their race should not touch lest they subject other athletes to savagery. “It’s amazing how some people will look to twist positives into negatives,” he said as his players followed his “Find a partner, and pass” instruction. The leader does not recruit, drawing his pupils from across the city and parts of Delaware County through word-of-mouth. Accustomed to having three teams, he will oversee two this year, with the mobile members’ ages ranging from 7 to 16. No matter the figures, Stewart motivates and easily gained respect from Martin. “We don’t look for publicity,” the coach said, adding that others look to sustain the novelty of his team’s racial identity more than he and the girls do. They do seek acceptance, though, and are receiving that and renown through Martin, whose work consists of game action and interviews with the kickers and their kin. In June ’10, the Sundance Documentary Grant Fund endowed him with a
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usic, dancing and laughter were abound in copious amounts at the second annual Summer Jazz Series at the Concert Garden, 2056 Ellsworth St., Saturday. The event, which benefitted Point Breeze Pioneers’ greening efforts, featured the bands Opus Soul, Big Unkle and Mojoceratops. The 220 fans in attendance helped to raise $500 for the cause (Photos 1 through 3). A myriad of smiling faces at McDonald’s, 120 W. Oregon Ave., awaited the Phillie Phanatic’s arrival Monday while snacking on the new frozen treat — the Phillies McFlurry. (Photo 4). Four woman on the 2000 block of South Broad Street tried to piece together what had happened in the aftermath of Tuesday’s earthquake. The 5.8-magnitude natural disaster’s epicenter was in Virgina, but shock waves were felt all along the east coast (Photo 5). SPR
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he Philadelphia Fringe and Live Arts Festival has always been a platform for redefinition — whether it is a dance style, the concept of a performance venue or anything in between. This year, Sara Schuenemann is looking to take a negative event often gracing Philadelphia’s latest news headlines and spin it. “I used to work at Beau Monde [624 S. Sixth St.] and I’ve experienced two actual flash mobs. They are obviously very scary and intimidating,” Schuenemann, who recently moved out of her Queen Village apartment on the 700 block of South Fourth Street, said. “In part of this thinking about it and looking back on the decision to do [a flash dance mob], I like being a part of something that has the same kind of name, but definitely with a positive spin on what’s been happening the past two years.” Schuenemann and her two partners, Devin Rowlands and Elizabeth DiPasquale, conceived of their Fringe piece as an all-inclusive “dance mob” that will take place in Rittenhouse Square 2 p.m. Sept. 10. The continued on page 14
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to Boston to attend Northeastern University and then settled in Arizona at Prescott College to finish out her undergraduate continued from page 12 career. She eventually graduated with a dance will be open to all public partici- degree in ecotourism and art. “I came back to Philly for a couple pants that visit the group’s Facebook page and then follow instructions to learn the reasons: One, because I grew up here and I wanted to be a little closer to my dance by viewing online videos. “On the day of the event, we’ll have a family. I also moved back because the public rehearsal two hours beforehand,” rent was affordable and there is a great Schuenemann said. “One of the sections art scene here. “I started to design jewelry at the time of the performance is going to have all these ribbons so we’ll practice in a nearby and it was a chance to get my roots in park and give everyone one of the ribbons jewelry design in an area with such a and section everybody off. Then we’ll all strong artists’ scene. That was really what drew me back. The east coat has go over.” a certain feel about The dancing mobs it, but when I was — that are commonliving on the west, ‘We designed our ly referred to on sites it was great. Then I such as YouTube as performance so the started longing for a flash mob — came the dirty-city vibe public will be able to into widespread popthat Philly has.” ularity over the last come and be a part Upon her return, couple years. Particiand enjoy it without Schuenemann set up pants dress in plain Burning Sphere, her having to be a part clothes and then jewelry design comuniformly breakout of rehearsals.’ pany that focuses on into a massive choglass bead designs reographed number, —Sara Schuenemann that she creates in a surprising and deportable studio from lighting unsuspecting her home. For steady passersby. income, she has been a server at many “I always wanted to be a part of one, but area hotspots, including the now-closed never figured out how to be a part without Ansill, Third and Bainbridge streets, and committing a huge amount of time and Rouge in Rittenhouse Square. The upreally investing,” the 30-year-old said. “I coming performance is a new venture for wanted to create an event where people the amateur dancer. can participate, be a dancer or performer “I also really enjoy dancing. I’ve taken or already be something that would lend a couple dance classes at my gym, casual to the Fringe Fest.” dance classes, nothing serious. I tried it With a little help from a sponsor, or a but I wasn’t really that good at it,” Schuendo-it-yourself version that Schuenemann emann, who is house-sitting for a few and boyfriend, Rich Levering, a musician, months in Fairmount Park before moving rig themselves, Rittenhouse will be blast- with Levering to 13th and Tasker streets, ed with the “Dog Days” by Florence and said. “I like it, it’s just the feeling that I love, the movement. You can just have the Machine Sept. 10. “It’s an awesome song, so that is cer- fun with it. It’s kind of just a hobby, but tainly part of [why we chose it], but she is I like going out dancing with my friends also a creative inspiration, and noting that and I have been looking to take part in the it will be in the middle of September, we Fringe Festival so I would peruse craigthought it fit the time — the end of the hot slist over the past years.” Though she never found anything fitting summer dog days and weather-wise and on craigslist.org, where Schuenemann spirit-wise for the city.” said occasional Fringe pieces will post The dance moves have been finalized open casting calls, the self-created piece and the video has been taped. Now the fiis a chance for Schuenemann to particinal pieces of the puzzle will need to fall pate as well give endless opportunities for into place: Recruiting people to be part of other just like her. the dance troupe. “They are simple dance moves. They’ve “This is the kind of thing people don’t been done before and we’ll use that as a need to know a month in advance,” guide,” she said. “We designed our perforSchuenemann said. “We’re pushing it and mance so the public will be able to come posting it and getting on the social media and be a part and enjoy it without having and stuff.” to be a part of rehearsals.” SPR
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Alex (Guy Pearce) watches out for his daughter, who discovers devious creatures that want to reek mayhem on their lives.
By R. Kurt Osenlund Movie Reviewer
ike something Stephen King might have inspired in the mid-1980s, “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” is a genuinely spooky haunted house flick with a knowing, advantageous sense of humor, at once inducing shivers, chuckles and creepy-crawlies. Its pint-sized villains are ghastly subterranean gnomes who out-crazy The Smurfs and whose “come and play with us” incantations are menacingly absurd. It all works to surprisingly strong effect in this longdelayed Guillermo del Toro production, and what’s most appreciated is that the uglies maintain their frightfulness well after they’ve been revealed in all their prickly CG glory, a true rarity in creature horror. They live beneath a sprawling old gothic mansion (where else?), and are set loose when young Sally (Bailee Madison) moves in with her home-renovating father, Alex (Guy Pearce), and his interior-decorating girlfriend, Kim (Katie Holmes). Handed off to Dad by her birth mother, Sally is a misunderstood, over-medicated introvert, whose appointed issues make for easy scapegoats once she starts complaining about terroristic vermin. Flatly dismissive of his daughter, Alex is an underwritten deadbeat, as lazily villainized as he is later redeemed. Kim, meanwhile, is a somewhat inaccessible woman-child whose maternal ambitions soon trump her professional ones. The film ultimately suggests that being a decent parent requires active sacrifice, and the moral is delivered in a manner not unlike director Troy Nixey’s aesthetic: both deliberate and opaque. Nixey shows a knack for toying with light and shadow, and his camera has an unbounded, nookand-cranny curiosity a la David Fincher’s
“Panic Room,” but there’s an overall artlessness that’s disappointing given the filmmaker’s comic book background, and one can’t help but wish del Toro had just directed the movie himself. But a nimble flow of frequent chills is well-achieved nonetheless, and a pair of scenes involving a bathtub and a bedsheet are particularly tense. It surely helps that the girl we have to follow is 11-year-old Madison, a gripping standout in last year’s “Brothers.” Easily one of the best kid actors in the biz, she’s scary good.
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark R Two-and-a-half reels out of four Opens Friday in area theaters
Recommended Rental In a Better World R Now available The 2010 Academy Award-winner for Best Foreign Language Film, Susanne Bier’s “In a Better World” is a broadly preachy, yet compelling, Danish drama about the dangerous circumstances that unite two families and the ways in which humans respond to violence. Bier – who, incidentally, directed the original version of “Brothers” — inspires her international actors to give their very best, and she captures her locales with plainspoken beauty. SPR Comment and see the trailers for this week’s movies at www.southphillyreview.com/arts-andentertainment/movies.
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r. Arlene C. Ackerman has managed to make herself the most controversial Philadelphia school superintendent in the history of this town. That is no small feat in a city where its public schools are always in the headlines for the wrong reasons, and its school superintendent a focal point for all the turmoil. Folks either wanted to canonize Ackerman or hold a fundraiser to buy out her contract. The folks who wanted Ackerman to be sent packing won the day. Ackerman is not the first superintendent in this city to fall into disfavor. Paul Vallas, left in 2007 before the end of his contract. Years ago, I used to think Mark Shedd was a curse word. But none stirred the ire of the public like Ackerman. Some of her supporters believed the reason was racial, and we know big city politics always has race as a key component. And while it is true that previous school superintendents have encountered budget shortfalls, none of them had a $629-million shortfall. There were other more serious charges against Ackerman. She gave the appearance of someone willing to bypass procurement regulations to reward her friends. A recent example was the Inquirer article that detailed Ackerman’s numerous dinners with Melonease Shaw, a political consultant and lobbyist, who wound up getting about $269,000 in district contracts. And while nothing illegal was proven, the appearance of impropriety in government contracting is itself wrong. It also showed the tin ear that Ackerman displayed when it came to her dealings with the public and the politicians on whom the City’s school district depends for support. Ackerman violated a cardinal rule of politics: You don’t make enemies of the folks who pay your bills. She seemingly went out of her way to turn off the mayor, City Council, the School Reform Commission and some important folks in Harrisburg. If you want to be an effective advocate for your schools, you must learn how to shmooze. At a time when budgets are being cut, you need important friends to minimize the impact on your own budget. Ackerman never learned that basic lesson. Her disdain for good PR even hurt her in dealing with the racial violence at South Philadelphia High School. Without investigating the crisis, she was all too ready to dismiss the systematic attacks upon Asian students as an isolated incident that bore equal blame. Some of Ackerman’s critics are not with-
out some hypocrisy of their own. There are folks in this city who only care about the public schools when there are budget problems. They don’t give a fig about the kids. It is all about keeping the cost down. Unless there’s a violent incident or a budget shortfall, the words “public school” are never spoken. The history in Philadelphia is the stronger advocate for the public schools. This City’s school problems are not different from those faced by other big cities and a good segment of the public just wants them to go away. Ackerman’s base salary of about $348,000 a year for five years plus additional perks was itself in controversy. Her critics seemed to blame Ackerman for the admittedly generous contract, but she didn’t hold a gun to anyone’s head to negotiate a $905,000 buyout. When the City gave Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey a $60,000 bump in salary to $225,000 a year, making him the highest paid city employee, hardly anyone batted an eyebrow. The City wanted to keep Ramsey from leaving to go to Chicago and they paid the going rate for a big city police commissioner. Ackerman’s big initiative, Imagine 2014 that includes her Promise Academies, has yielded uncertain results. It seems the idea of focusing on improving poor-performing schools is a no-brainer. People across the nation who know nothing about education emphasize test scores as the measurement for evaluating progress. I recommend they watch season four of “The Wire,” which graphically predicts what happens when higher test scores are your major focus. Obliging the bureaucrats, Ackerman presided over rising test scores while she was here. Stories about cheating are now emerging and being investigated. When pressure is applied to a school superintendent to improve test scores, it is passed on down the line, so teachers and students get the message. Test scores can be manipulated just like crime statistics to give the public what it wants to hear. Don’t blame Ackerman; blame the system. You look at Ackerman’s record and you wonder how an obviously talented educator with 40 years of experience at all levels of education working her way up the ladder, could not learn how to survive in Philadelphia. Ackerman is no naive rookie. She was the school superintendent in Washington and San Francisco before she was brought here. Her record is one of having improved academics at every stop. Her failure here is evident. Much of it was her own fault. Yet, there is the nagging thought we have reached the point in this city where no one can succeed at running our public schools. Ackerman is gone, but ultimately her failure, and yes, our failure, will have its biggest impact on our kids. SPR
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Highlights this Week Philabundance Food Drive Collection hopes to gather enough goods to combat hunger 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 27. Dropoff location is Shiloh Baptist Church, 2040 Christian St. 215-339-0924. www. philabundance.org. The Philadelphia Eagles will try to collar the Cleveland Browns 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Tickets: $70-$95. Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave. 877-5988696. www.ticketmaster.com. Screenings under the Stars continues with “Despicable Me” 8:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Free. RiverStage on Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Blvd. at Chestnut St. www.delawareriverevents.com. Kevin Eubanks shows off the guitar artistry that led to his heading “The Tonight Show” Band 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26. Free. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Blvd. at Chestnut St. www.delawareriverevents.com. The Philadelphia Phillies will go fishing for victories against the Florida Marlins 7:05 p.m. Aug. 26-27 and 1:05 p.m. Aug. 28. Tickets: $17-$65. Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way. 215-463-1000. www.phillies.com.
J.B. Smoove of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” fame shows off his comedic competence 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. Aug. 26; 8 and 10 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets: $25. The Laff House Comedy Club, 221 South St. 215-440-4242. www.laffhouse.com. The Beat Cancer.org 5K Run/Walk will seek to dispel the disease with the main event and an appearance by former Eagle Tra Thomas, entertainment, vendors and music 7:45 a.m. Aug. 27. Cost: $25-$40. The Philadelphia Zoo, 34th St. and Girard Ave. www.beatcancer5k.com. The 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament looks to promote I Am Focused’s commitment to the area with additional slam dunk and three-point shot contests 9 a.m. Aug. 27. Cost: $30 per team. Fourth St. and Washington Ave. www.iamfocused.org. Third annual Community Appreciation Day will include free food and drinks; activities for children; social service, food and merchandise vendors noon-8 p.m. Aug. 27. Point Breeze Avenue and 22nd Street. 215-952-3378. www.pahouse.com/johnson. String Band Music Under the Stars presents South Philadelphia String Band 8 p.m. Aug. 30. Free. Mummers Museum, Second St. and Washington Ave. 215-336-3050. www.mummersmuseum.com.
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Live shows >Godfrey: Through Aug. 27. Tickets: $10-$27. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. www.heliumcomedyclub.com. >The Elizabeth Ross Quintet: 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Tickets: $5-$10. Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St. 215-568-3131. www.chrisjazzcafe.com. >T. Mills with Young Gliss and K. Flay: 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Tickets: $12-$15. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. >Rachelle Ferell and Angela Winbush: 8 p.m. Aug. 25. Tickets: $25$40. The Dell Music Center, Ridge Ave. and Huntingdon Drive. 215-6859566. www.mydelleast.com. >Beta Hi-Fi Emerging Music Festival: Aug. 25-28. Free. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com. >Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine and Sevendust: 2 p.m. Aug. 26. Tickets: $14.25-$79. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www.livenation.com. >Patty Cronheim and Her Band: 8 p.m. Aug. 26. Tickets: $15. Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St. 215-568-3131. www.chrisjazzcafe.com. >The Noid: 9:30 p.m. Aug. 26. Tickets: $8. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com.
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>7th Annual Family Day Festival with Naughty by Nature, Slick Rick, Chubb Rock and Kwame: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 27. Free. 34th Street and Mantua Avenue. 215-3826242. www.mcic1.org. >Mantis Music Fest: 1 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets: $15. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. >Sounds of Gospel Concert: 4-9 p.m. Aug. 27. Free. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Blvd. at Chestnut St. www.delawareriverevents.com. >The Damned Things with Maylene: 6 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets: $16-$19. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www. livenation.com. >Kosciuszko Foundation seventh annual Summer Concert: 6 p.m. Aug. 27. Free. Ethical Society Building, 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square. 215-7529270. email@example.com. >Boney James: 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets: $39.50-$49.50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. 215-572-7650. www. keswicktheatre.com.
>Grease: Rockin’ Rydell Sing-aLong: 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets: $10. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com. >Mary Ellen Desmond and Her Quintet: 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets: $20. Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St. 215568-3131. www.chrisjazzcafe.com. >Kamelot: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Tickets: $20-$54. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. >Philly’s Phunniest Contest: Aug. 28-30. Tickets: $10-$17. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-4969001. www.heliumcomedyclub.com. >The Nasir Ebo Quintet: 8 p.m. Aug. 29. Tickets: $10. Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St. 215-568-3131. www.chrisjazzcafe.com. >Jacob Kelberman Quintet: 7 p.m. Aug. 30. Tickets: $10. Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St. 215-568-3131. www.chrisjazzcafe.com. >Timothy Bloom: 8 p.m. Aug. 30. Tickets: $12. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www. thetroc.com. >Conjunto Philadelphia: 7 p.m. Aug. 31. Tickets: $5-$10. Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St. 215-568-3131. www.chrisjazzcafe.com. >Steven Page: 8 p.m. Aug. 31. Tickets: $22.50-$44.50. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. www.worldcafelive.com.
>The Collective Hip Hop Showcase: 9:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Tickets: $12. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. >Big Jay Oakerson: Aug. 31-Sept. 3. Tickets: $10-$27. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. www.heliumcomedyclub. >Theory of Noise: 9 p.m. Sept. 1. Tickets: $8. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. >Doug Benson: 10 p.m. Sept. 1. Tickets: $20. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. www. heliumcomedyclub.com. Mano Chao La Ventura: 8 p.m. Sept. 2. Tickets: $35. Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd. and Spring Garden St. 215-629-3200. www. livenation.com. The Weepies: 8 p.m. Sept. 2. Tickets: $13-$20. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Dr. Dog, The Baseball Project, Birdie Busch, Kuf Knotz and Toy Soldiers: 3 p.m. Sept. 3. Free. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Blvd. at Chestnut St. www. delawareriverevents.com. Maze with Frankie Beverly: 8 p.m. Sept. 4. Tickets: $25-$65. The Dell Music Center, Ridge Ave. and Huntingdon Drive. 215-685-9566. www.mydelleast.com.
Joe Jonas and Jay Sean: 7 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets: $45-$48. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215922-1011. www.livenation.com. The National with Yo La Tengo and Wye Oak: 7 p.m. Sept. 7-8. Tickets: $39.50. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. www.kimmelcenter.org. Toby Keith with Eric Church and JT Hodges: 7 p.m. Sept. 9. Tickets: $20-$89. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856365-1300. www.livenation.com. Two Door Cinema Club with Bombay Bicycle Club and The Lonely Forest: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Tickets: $20-$23. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Lyrically Fit: 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Tickets: $5-$10. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. Steely Dan: 8 p.m. Sept. 9-10. Tickets: $45-$125. Tower Theatre, 69th and Ludlow streets, Upper Darby. 610-352-2887. www.livenation.com. Incubus with Young the Giant: 8 p.m. Sept. 10. Tickets: $20-$99.50. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856-365-1300. www.livenation.com. God Bless America: Remembering 9-11: 2:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Tickets: $25-$100. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org.
Turning Violet Violet: 9 p.m. Sept. 14. Tickets: $8. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. www.thetroc.com. Andrew Dice Clay: 7 p.m. Sept. 15. Tickets: $39.50-$42.50. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215922-1011. www.livenation.com. Pepper with The Expendables and Ballyhoo!: 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Tickets: $23. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800-745-3000. www. electricfactory.info. Motion City Soundtrack: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16 and 18. Tickets: $29.50-$50. Theater of the Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-1011. www.livenation.com. Hero Thrill Show: Noon. Sept. 17. Tickets: $10. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www. ComcastTix.com. Blink 182 with My Chemical Romance: 7 p.m. Sept. 17. Tickets: $20-$69. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbor Blvd., Camden, N.J. 856365-1300. www.livenation.com. Boyz II Men: 8 p.m. Sept. 17. Tickets: $59.50-$89.50. The Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St. 800-298-4200. www. thebaptisttemple.org. Hummel and Schubert: 2:30 p.m. Sept. 18 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Tickets: $24-$81. Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org.
Museums/exhibits/ galleries >American Swedish Historical Museum: “A Common Thread: Tradition and Trend in Swedish Textiles,” “Material Matters: Samples from the Textile Collection,” “Fact and Fiction: Getting to Know Sweden’s Authors” and “The Sven Gunnarsson and Jonas Nilsson New Sweden Gallery,” ongoing; “Swedes and Sweden, and Celebrating the Swedish Way,” through Sept. 4. 1900 Pattison Ave. 215-389-1776. www. americanswedish.org. >Art Gallery at City Hall: “Score!”, through Sept. 16. 116 City Hall at Penn Square, Broad and Market streets. 215-686-9912. www.phila.gov/artincityhall. Betsy Ross House: Back to School Scavenger Hunt 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 3-5. Cost: $3-$6. 239 Arch Street. 215686-1252. www.betsyrosshouse.org. Da Vinci Art Alliance: “Totally Exposed,” Sept. 3-30. 704 Catharine St. 215-829-0644. www.davinciartalliance.org. >Franklin Institute: “Mummies of the World,” through Oct. 23. 20th St. and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-448-1200. www.fi.edu. >Gallery 339: “About Face,” through Sept. 10. 339 S. 21st St. 215731-1530. www.gallery339.com.
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>The Gershman Y: Summer Open Play Mah Jongg 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 31. Free. 401 S. Broad St. 215-545-4400. www.gershmany.org. >Independence Seaport Museum: “Drawn to the Water: Artists of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Capture our Region’s Waterways, 1830-Present” and “It Sprang from the River!” both through Dec. 31; “Olympia: Launching The American Century”and “What Floats Your Boat?,” both ongoing. 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 215413-8655. www.phillyseaport.org. >Jed Williams Studio: “Judy Engle, Juan Dimida and Jed Williams exhibit,” through Aug. 30. 615 Bainbridge St. 267-970-5509. www. jedwilliamsstudio.com. >Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens: “The Visionnaires: An exhibition by Coalition Ingenu,” through Sept. 4; Fourth Friday Gallery Opening and Reception 5-8 p.m. Aug. 26; Second Annual Back to School Ball 6 p.m. Sept. 23. Free. 1020 South St. 215-7330390. www.philadelphiamagicgardens.org. >Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus,” through Oct. 30. 26th St. and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-7638100. www.philamuseum.org.
>Philadelphia Zoo: “X•tink•shun,” through Oct. 31; Creatures of Culture: Central and South America 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 17-18. 34th St. and Girard Ave. 215-243-5336. www.xtinkshun. org. www.philadelphiazoo.org. >Presbyterian Historical Society: “Presbyterians and the Civil War: Witnesses to a Great Moral Earthquake,” through January. 425 Lombard St. 215-627-1852. www.history.pcusa.org. >Rosenbach Museum & Library: “Founding Fathers Tour” 3 p.m. Aug. 26; “Morning, Noon and Night in Early Philadelphia Tour” 3 p.m. Aug. 28; “The Sea Tour” 3 p.m. Aug. 31. Cost: Free-$8. 2008-2010 Delancey Place. 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org.
Special events >Paddle Penn’s Landing grants views of the Delaware River via kayaks and foot-pedaled swan boats 4-8 p.m. Fridays and noon-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 11. Cost: $8-$10. Penn’s Landing Marina, Columbus Blvd. at Dock St. www.delawareriverevents.com. >The Peace Not Guns Basketball Event features a game, a slam dunk contest and a three-point shootout 5-8 p.m. Aug. 26. Free. Chew Playground, 18th Street and Washington Avenue. 215-952-3378. www.peacenotguns.com.
>The Battle of the Canvas features impressive artists dueling for plaudits noon-10 p.m. Aug. 27. Free. The Piazza at Schmidt’s, 1040 N. Hancock St. >“Strongman Ferdinand” addresses the perils of proprietorship 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Free. Wooden Shoe Books, 704 South St. 215-413-0999. www.woodenshoebooks.com. >“The September Issue” concludes the Indie Film Series 8 p.m. Aug. 31. Free. Headhouse Square, Second and Lombard streets. 215625-7988. www.southstreet.com. Preview Screening of Ken Burns’ “Prohibition” will address the tumultuous 1920s with a performance of prohibition-era jazz and comments from celebrity guests as complements 7 p.m. Sept. 2. Free. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Blvd. at Chestnut St. www. delawareriverevents.com. 2011 Walk to END Alzheimer’s continues a 22-year mission to fight back against the top neurodegenerative disorder 10 a.m. Sept. 10. Free. Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way. 800-272-3900. www.kintera. org/FAF/home. 1st Annual South Philly Garden Tour offers a self-guided look at more than a dozen public and private gardens 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 10. Cost: $20-$25. Check-in begins at Urban Jungle, 1526 E. Passyunk Ave. www.southphillyfoodcoop.org.
Murals and Meals Tour offers samples of Philadelphia’s top murals and the cuisine from Le Virtu Restaurant 10 a.m. Sept. 10. Cost: $50. 1927 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-685-0750. www.muralarts.org. Bike Philly 2011 offers a fun jaunt along car-free streets 8 a.m. Sept. 11. Cost: $5-$70. Event begins at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. www.bicyclecoalition.com. Mexican Independence Day celebrates 201 years of freedom with music, a costume contest, appearances from Philadelphia Union players, food, crafts vendors, a mural creation and clowns 1-7 p.m. Sept. 11. Free. RiverStage at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Chestnut Street. www.delawareevents.com. Lower South District Plan Community Meeting addresses the City Planning Commission’s Philadelphia2035 design 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 12. Free. Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave. www.facebook. com/Phila2035. Tribute Concert to Mario Lanza will feature three tenors 7 p.m. Sept. 15. Tickets: $25. Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St. 215-238-9691. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.mario-lanza-institute.org.
“Excavating Ground Zero: Fragments of 9/11” includes excavated and recovered artifacts from the World Trade Center attacks of a decade ago through Nov. 6. Tickets: Free-$10. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South St. 215-898-4000. www.museum.upenn.edu.
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W h a t ’s H a p p e n i n g Philabundance Hunger Symposium offers a chance for people to dialogue on hunger relief and the challenges of acquiring adequate and amounts of food 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Cost: $15-$50. The Hub at Cira Centre, 2929 Arch St. 215-339-0900. www.philabundance. org/hungersymposium. The Southeast Asian Family Conference will allow Boat People SOS Delaware Valley to help families to remain cohesive units 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 22. Cost: $15. The Friends Center, 15th and Cherry streets. 215-334-1500. www.wix.com/jessicakratzer/seafam2011. Philly F/M Festival will offer hundreds of bands and 50 alternative films Sept. 22-25. Various locations. www.phillyfmfest.com. Fall Flea Market and Community Fair welcomes the new season 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24. Broad Street and Snyder Avenue. www.lomophilly.org.
PHS Fall Garden Festival includes tours, food, music, family activities, shopping opportunities plant sales and presentations 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 24. Free. The Philadelphia Navy Yard Marine Parade Ground, Broad Street and Constitution Avenue. 215-988-8800. www.phsonline.org.
Theater/dance/opera >The Last Sunday in June: Through Aug. 26. Tickets: $20-$25. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. 215-627-1088. www.quinceproductions. com. >Devil Boys from Beyond: Through Aug. 27. Tickets: $22-$25. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. 215-627-1088. www.quinceproductions. com. >Slipping: Through Aug. 27. Tickets: $18-$27. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. 215-627-1088. www.quinceproductions. com.
>The Beebo Brinker Chronicles: Through Aug. 28. Tickets: $18-$25. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. 215-627-1088. www.quinceproductions. com. >Nora Gibson and Eiren Shuman: 10:30 a.m. through Aug. 26. Cost: $10. CHI Movement Center, 1316 S. Ninth St. 267-687-3739. www. kunyanglin.org. The Bomb-itty of Errors: Sept. 1-14. Tickets: $15-$30. The Skybox at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St. 267-987-9865. www. 11thhourtheatrecompany.org. Twelfth Night, or What You Will: Sept. 1-17. Tickets: $20-$30. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. 215-985-5800. www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org. The Aliens: Sept. 1-18. Tickets: $10-$27. Studio X, 1340 S. 13th St. 215-218-4022. www.theatreexile.org.
Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe The 15th annual Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe runs Sept. 2 to 17. Only the shows with local performers or venues are listed below. For a complete list of shows and times, and to purchase tickets, contact the festival’s box ofﬁce: Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St. 215-413-1318. www.livearts-fringe.org. Twelfth Night, Or What You Will. Photo: Jason Frank Rothenberg.
Live Arts Festival Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental: “Whale Optics” 7 p.m. Sept. 1-3, 6-10; 1 p.m. Sept. 4, 11. Tickets: $15-$30. Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St. luciditysuitcase.org. Pig Iron Theatre Co.: “Twelfth Night, or What You Will” Sept. 1-4, 7-11, 13-17. Tickets: $15-$30. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. www.pigiron.org. Swim Pony Performing Arts: “Lady M” 7 p.m. Sept. 1-4, 6-9. Tickets: $15-$30. University of the Arts, Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad St. www.swimpony.org. Dennis Diamond, Louie Magic and Daryl Hannah: “Elephant Room” Sept. 2-4, 8-11, 15-17. Tickets: $15-$30. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place. Headlong Dance Theater and Chris Doyle: “Red Rovers” Sept. 2-4, 6-10. Tickets: $15-$30. Live Arts Studio, 919 N. Fifth St. www. headlong.org.
Philly Fringe A. Sigley, J. Warchal-King and M.T. Roberts: “Doris Says…” 8 p.m. Sept. 1-2. Tickets: $16. CHI Movement Arts Center, 1316 S. Ninth St.
Theatre Exile: “The Aliens” Sept. 1-4, 6, 8-11, 14-18. Tickets: $20. Studio X, 1340 S. 13th St. www. theatreexile.org. Aaron Cromie, Mary Tuomanen and Genevieve Perrier: “A Paper Garden” Sept. 2-4, 9-11, 16-17. Tickets: Free. American Philosophical Society, Jefferson Garden, 104 S. Fifth St. www.apsmuseum.org/ paper-garden. Brian Sanders’ JUNK: “Dancing Dead” Sept. 2-4, 8-11,15-17. Tickets: $25. 444 Lofts, Sub-Basement, 444 N. Fourth St. www.briansandersjunk.com. Bright Light Theatre Co.: “All Places From Here” 8 p.m. Sept. 2-4, 7-10, 14-17. Tickets: $17. The Loading Dock, 1236 Frankford Ave. www. brightlighttheatre.org. Eric Singel: “The Wedding Consultant” 8 p.m. Sept. 2-3, 8-10, 14-17; 2 p.m. Sept. 4, 11, 18. Tickets: $20. Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St. ETC Theater: “Getting the Knack” 8 p.m. Sept. 2-4. Tickets: $15. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. www.etctheater.com. Found Theater Co.: “Event End.” 8 p.m. Sept. 2-4, 7-9, 11, 15-18. Tickets: $15. Bon Vivants, 1205 N. Fourth St. foundtheater.blogspot.com.
Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium: Max Frisch’s “The Arsonists” (“The Firebugs”) 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2-3, 6-10, 13-17; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 4, 11, 18. Tickets: $20. Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5, 825 Walnut St. www.idiopathicridiculopathyconsortium.org. IdRatherBeHere: “Wawapalooza 5: Under Destruction” 3 p.m. Sept. 2, 4; 8 p.m. Sept. 2, 9-10, 16-17. Tickets: $15. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St. www.idratherbehere.com. Polygon Improv Comedy: “Voltron” 8 p.m. Sept. 2-3; 9 p.m. Sept. 8-10, 16-17. Tickets: $15. O’Neals Pub, 611 S. Third St. Ocelot on a Leash Theatre Co.: “The Gray Area” 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2-3. Tickets: $10. Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Ave. 8 p.m. Sept. 9-11; 3 p.m. Sept. 10-11. Tickets: $15. The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St. ocelotonaleash.com. REV Theatre Co.: “Carthaginians” by Frank McGuinness. 6 p.m. Sept. 2-4, 9-11, 16-17. Tickets: $20. Gloria Dei Old Swedes Church, 916 S. Swanson St. Rookie Card: “Comedy House Party!” 9 p.m. Sept. 2 and 16. Tickets: $10. Cha-Cha’razzi, 1918 S. Bancroft St. rookiecardimprov.com.
Camps >Guerin Recreation Center: Chess and Robotics Camp 5-6 p.m. and 6:157:15 p.m. through Sept. 20. Deborah Darroyo, 215-685-1894 or Glenn Brady, 215-740-0324. www.cheadschess.com.
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The Chapel of Four Chaplains holds a memorial service for those lost in the 2001 terror attacks 11:30 a.m. Sept. 11. The Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1201 Constitution Ave. 215-2181943. email@example.com. www. fourchaplains.org. >The Church of the Redeemer will host an open house and registration for the tuition-free three-year Bible Institute at Redeemer Institute for Christian Education, 2421-33 Dickinson St, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 27. Registration will be 6-7:30 p.m. Room6Theatre: “This Is How It Goes” 8 p.m. Sept. 2, 4, 6-9; 2 p.m. Sept.4, 11. Tickets: $15. AxD Gallery, 265 S. 10th St. www. room6theatre.org. Tribe of Fools: “Heavy Metal Dance Fag” 7 p.m. Sept. 2-5, 7-11; 9:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 5, 7, 9. Tickets: $20. St. Stephen’s Theater, 10th and Ludlow streets. tribeoffools.org. The WaitStaff: “The Real Housewives of South Philly Jump the Shark!” Sept. 2, 7, 9, 11, 13-14, 16, 18. Tickets: $15. L’Etage Cabaret, 624 S. Sixth St. www.thewaitstaff.com. Bad Operator: “Fun Thing” midnight Sept. 3, 8-10, 15. Tickets: $10. The Machine Shop, 2037 Washington Ave. Heather Shayne Blakeslee & Sweetbriar Rose: “The Articulate Landscape” 3 p.m. Sept. 3, 10; 6:30 p.m. Sept.10. Tickets: $12. The Fire, 412 W. Girard Ave. www.littleredrecords.com. Iris Theatre Co.: “The Greek Theatre Project” 2, 7 p.m. Sept. 3; noon, 5 p.m. Sept. 10. Tickets: $10. Broad Street Ministry, 315 S. Broad St. www.iristheatreco.org. Opera Company of Philadelphia: “Susannah,” an American Opera by Carlisle Ford 8 p.m. Sept. 3, 10. Tickets: $15. Old First Reformed United Church of Christ, 151 N. Fourth St. www.operaphila.org. PuppeTyranny: “Water Bears in Space” 10 p.m. Sept. 3; 7 p.m. Sept. 5, 12, 14-16. Tickets: $10. Circle of Hope, 1125 S. Broad St. www.puppetyranny.com. Spiral Q Puppet Theater: “QARNIVALE of the PEOPLE” 2-6 p.m. Sept. 3 and 10. Tickets: Free. Outdoor lot next to Broad Street Ministry, 315 S. Broad St. www.spiralq.org. ETC Theater: “The Angel, The Devil and Greg Brady” 8 p.m. Sept. 7-9. Tickets: $15. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. www.etctheater.com. Fresh Blood InMovement Jennifer Morley: “Plentiful” 7 p.m. Sept. 7, 10; 2 p.m. Sept. 10. Tickets: $20. InMovement Studio, 737 S. Eighth St.
Mondays and Thursdays beginning Aug. 29 at same address. 1440 S. 24th St. 215-465-1230. >Consolation Baptist Church holds Friday Night Live with outdoor gospel entertainment and the Word of God 7 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 30. 2500 Wharton St. 215-465-4224. >The FAB Church holds Community Day 11 a.m. Aug. 28. 1608 Christian St. 215-735-1050. www. thefabchurch.org. >Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church has community yoga 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Cost: $8; Tai Chi 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays. Cost: $8; book club 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month. Columbus Blvd. and Christian St. 215-389-1513. www.old-swedes.org. St. Edmond Church will hold a Patriotic Mass to honor police, firefighters, military personnel and other figures lost in the 2001 terror attacks 11 a.m. Sept. 11. 21st Street and Snyder Avenue. A reception will follow at 2130 S. 21st St. 215-334-3755/56. Jeffrey Stanley: “Beautiful Zion: A Book of the Dead” 8 p.m. Sept. 7-10, 14-17. Tickets: $20. CEC Cellar, The Blue Gritto, 2500 Lancaster Ave. www.brain-on-fire.com. Mark Kennedy: “Checkers” Sept. 7-11. Tickets: $15. Fleisher Art Memorial, the Sanctuary, 719 Catharine St. leavecheckers.tumblr.com. Philapolis Theatre Co.: “Lion” (“El León”) Sept. 7, 9-12, 16-17. Tickets: $15. 2nd Stage at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St. The Lady Hoofer’s Society: “Too Darn Hot” 5:30, 8 p.m. Sept. 8. Tickets: $18. Bistro Romano, 120 Lombard St. tapintothefringe.wordpress.com. Magic Circle Theater Co.: “Solo Tales of Terror: Lovecraft & Stoker” Sept. 8, 10-11, 15-16, 17. Tickets: $20. 2nd Stage at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St. magiccircletheater. tumblr.com. Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, Olive Prince Dance and Rit Mo Collective: “Poetic Passageways” 6, 8 p.m. Sept. 8-9. Tickets: $20. Philadelphia’s Magic Garden, 1020 South St. www.phillymagicgardens.org. Tongue & Groove Spontaneous Theater: “Tongue & Groove” Sept. 8-9, 14-16. Tickets: $12. Mainstage at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St. tongue-groove.com. Baroke Productions: “Don’t Blow It.” 8 p.m. Sept. 9-10, 16-17. Tickets: Free. Jefferson Square Park, Third Street and Washington Avenue. www.jeffersonsquarepark.org. Colleen Hooper and Frances Gremillion: “Revolving Spaces” Sept. 9-11. Tickets: $12. Bardascino Park, 10th and Carpenter streets. www.colleenhooper.org. Green Chair Dance Group: “A Vegan Kid’s Dance for Adults with Nudity” Sept. 9-11. Tickets: $18. Mascher Space Co-op, 155 Cecil B. Moore Ave. mascherdance.com. Out on a Limb Movement Collective: “Where We Collide” 8 p.m. Sept. 9-10. Tickets: $10. CHI Movement Arts Center, 1316 S. Ninth St.
>St. Richard of Chichester Church will oversee Vacation Bible School through Aug. 26. Cost: $35. Dennis M. Mueller, 215-468-4777 or firstname.lastname@example.org. www.strichardchurch.org. >St. Simon the Cyrenian Episcopal Church houses the Honoring Myself Community Center; free lunch program 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through Aug. 26. 1401 S. 22nd St. 215-839-9382. 215-468-1926.
>Methodist Hospital hosts Living with Diabetes 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 25. 2301 S. Broad St. 1-800-JEFF-NOW or 215-952-1444.
Recreation centers and playgrounds >Bardascino: Yoga in the Park 6-7 p.m. Aug. 30. Suggested donations: $5-$10. 10th and Carpenter streets. www.bardascinopar.org. SPR
Angry People Building Things: “Angry People Building Things” Sept. 10-11, 16-17. Tickets: $10. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. angryimprov.com. The Brothers Cromie: AFOOT! On the Parkway 1-3 p.m. Sept. 10. Tickets: $15. Philadelphia Museum of Art, East Staircase, 26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Burning Sphere: Rittenhouse Dance Mob 2 p.m. Sept. 10. Tickets: Free. Rittenhouse Square, 19th and Walnut streets. www.youtube.com/ PhillyFringeMobDance. Dangerous Fools: “Dangerous Fools” Sept. 10-13. Tickets: $12. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. White Box Theatre/Sebastienne Mundheim: Paris Wheels and The Ready-Maids present “… Not the Henri Rousseau That Some of You Know” Sept. 10-11, 13-15, 1718. Tickets: $15. Crane Old School, White Space, 1417 N. Second St. www.cranearts.com. Megan Mizanty, Becca Weber, Meredith Steinberg, Danielle Greene and Rory Smith: “That’s what she danced.” 4, 7 p.m. Sept. 11. Tickets: $10. CHI Movement Arts Center, 1316 S. Ninth St. 267-687-3739. K.J. Deaton: “Kathy’s Daughter” 8 p.m. Sept. 12-14. Tickets: $20. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St. kathysdaughtertheplay.tumblr.com. BalletFleming: “Feelin’ Alright” 7 p.m. Sept. 14-15. Tickets: $25. Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St. www.balletfleming.org. Hypen-Nation Arts: “Branded” Sept. 14-17. Tickets: $15. Power Plant Productions, 230 N. Second St. www.hyphen-nationarts.org. Penn Dixie Alive: “The Seer” Sept. 15-17. Tickets: $10. Vox Populi Gallery, 319 N. 11th St. penndixieproductions.org. Center City Opera Theater: “Slaying the Dragon” 8 p.m. Sept.17. Ethical Society of Philadelphia, 1906 Rittenhouse Square. www.centercityoperatheater.org. SPR
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t’s the heart of fishing season, but there is an easy solution for those who get a little queezy on the open seas. Instead of rocking back and fourth on a boat, push a shopping cart down to the supermarket’s fish aisle and reel in some haddock or flounder fillets. Toss in a few seasonings and you’re ready to bake Leslie McLaughlin’s Easy Fish Dinner. The resident of the 1300 block of Castle Avenue whips up this easy-to-prepare recipe in less than an hour. Besides living up to its billing, she hopes others find this dish as tasty as she does. SPR
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Leslie’s Easy Fish Dinner INGREDIENTS:
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Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Place the ﬁsh in a greased baking dish. Sprinkle the ﬁsh with the seasonings. Pour on and spread the undiluted celery soup. Bake for 40 minutes..
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The Twisted Tail By Phyllis Stein-Novack R e s ta u r a n t R e v i e w e r
have always dreamed of going on a road trip to Memphis, home of the blues, barbecue and B.B. King. For me, nothing beats the blues. I thought The Twisted Tail, a new restaurant at Headhouse Square that once housed Kildare’s, featured barbecue, but the blues are king. The dining areas are painted a depressing deep battleship gray, although there is a section with a bit of orange. Edward and I had dinner at the bar and returned for Sunday brunch where we sat at very comfortable light, shiny wood tables and chairs. The bar is covered in a sticky material that was uncomfortable to the touch. The bartender not only mixed a fine Rob Roy for me and a martini for Edward, but made some recommendations from the menu. We began dinner with dueling ribs ($12), roasted duck spring rolls ($8) and shared a smoked tomato salad ($10). The ribs were a cute play on surf and turf. According to the menu, the pork ribs were St. Louis Wuxi Asian and the sea portion was pacu fish, which were both new to us. I have to say the dish was a bit imaginative and tasty. The dipping sauces were not too sweet or spicy. The duck spring rolls were made with confit and were the usual run-of-the-mill variety. They needed more flavor, but the grilled vegetables and red cabbage were a nice contrast. We could not detect a smoky flavor in the tomato salad although the vegetables were ripe and bursting with summer flaCoffee/Café/Sweets Caffe Chicco: 2532 S. Broad St., 215-334-3100, $
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vor. Slightly spicy arugula, baby greens, fragrant cucumber and pickled heirloom peppers were a tasty fillip to the salad. The bartender helped me to select a glass of beer to go with dinner. She offered a sip of three before I decided on Left Hand Sawtooth ($5.50) from Colorado. It drank well with the daily special, which was pork belly made with Granny Smith apples ($19). I prefer real creamy buttery whipped potatoes but the bartender said “try them, you will love them.” First, my dinner arrived cold. The pork and greens were cold and the mashed potatoes were dreadful and cold. It was whisked away and I received a hot meal. Plain, lumpy mashed potatoes replaced the fancy ones but I still did not like them. The pork on the other hand, was nicely prepared. Edward’s veal osso bucco brûlée ($22) was a disaster. The entire dish, including the homemade veal ravioli, was cold. The ravioli served in a charred tomato broth tasted like they just had come from the fridge. The veal was gray and lukewarm. As our plates were whisked away, Edward noticed an entrée being returned to the kitchen as well. A gentleman, who may have been a manager, apologized and brought us complimentary flat bread ($9) to nosh on as our dinners were remade. It was nice — topped with tomatoes, grilled sausage, some creamy ricotta and oregano. Edward sipped a glass of Dotes du Rhone ($10) when he received his new dinner. It was just all right. The veal lacked flavor, but the ravioli were OK.
The southern-inspired Twisted Tail, which recently opened in Headhouse Square, serves up a variety of dishes for brunch. lunch and dinner. S ta f f P h o t o b y G r e g B e z a n i s
Sunday brunch began with the homemade breakfast basket of scones, cornbread and sticky buns ($5). They were heated in the oven and came out so downright delicious we could not get enough of them. Soft whipped butter added to the goodness of the scones that were studded with dried cranberries. The bloody marys ($8) lacked depth and richness in flavor. All I tasted was salt and some horseradish. Edward loves chocolate chip pancakes ($9). Several buttermilk flapjacks dusted with powdered sugar arrived cold. My three-cheese frittata ($8) was brown and rubbery on the bottom and also was cold. Our food was whisked away again. I asked for a frittata made with cheddar and
spinach. On the second try, Edward’s pancakes were not cold, but lukewarm. My frittata was a little hotter, but the cheddar imparted a nasty chalky aftertaste. At least the American blues kept us from falling too far into the dining blues. One tip of the toque to The Twisted Tail. SPR
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Several famous French-born chefs have made their culinary impact on this side of the Atlantic. Pour a glass of champagne and enjoy the jour journey from the comforts of home.
Pépin the great By Phyllis yllis Stein-Novack Food Columnist
n a brutally cold evening in 2003, I lit the fireplace, brewed myself a cup of tea and settled into my favorite chair to begin “The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen” by Jacques Pépin. At the time, chef Anthony Bourdain wrote, “I’ve been waiting for this book my whole life.” So was I. Pépin’s story is the American dream. Born in 1935 in Bourg-en-Bresse, France — about 30 miles northeast of Lyon — the young Tati, which was his nickname, lived through World War II with his parents and two brothers. His mother, who ran a restaurant, sent him to the countryside during the summer where he worked on a farm. At age 13, he became a chef’s apprentice. His blue-and-white checkered trousers — part of the chef’s universal uniform — were his first pair of long pants. The cover of the book is a sepia-toned photograph of Pépin when he became an apprentice. It shows a gawky lad with a look of determination on his face. If this does not make you smile, nothing will. I recently reread Pépin’s delightful, funny and lovingly written autobiography. I
don’t want to give anything away should you read it as well, but anyone who appreciates fine food must read “The Apprentice.” I met Pépin on several occasions. He bought me a glass of champagne during a Book and the Cook dinner at Jake’s in Manayunk. We settled in and enjoyed dinner. Pépin is a soft-spoken, affable man and fun to be with. I have never taken a cooking class, but I have watched him teach on a few occasions. He is the master when it comes to teaching the art of French cuisine. His books “La Methode” and “La Technique” are used at cooking schools throughout America. Pépin has written 20-plus cookbooks, presented numerous cooking programs on PBS (my favorites were “Julia and Jacques: Cooking at Home” and the series in which he cooked with his grown daughter, Claudine), and is the winner of many honors including numerous James Beard and International Association of Cooking Professionals cookbook awards. Pépin was inducted into the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame in 1996. As the guest judge on Bravo TV’s top-
rated “Top Chef,” Pépin said his last meal would be a simple one: Squab and peas. His mother would prepare this dish on meaningful occasions such as Holy Communions. Here is the recipe for his mother’s Cheese Soufflé from his delightful “The Apprentice.”
Maman’s Cheese Soufﬂé Ingredients: 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter, plus more to butter a 6-cup gratin dish 6 tablespoons of all-purpose ﬂour 2 cups of whole milk 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper 5 extra-large eggs 2-1/2 cups (about 6 ounces) of grated Swiss cheese, preferably Gruyere 3 tablespoons of fresh chives, minced
Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Butter a 6-cup gratin dish and set it aside. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Then add the flour and mix it well with a whisk. Cook for 10 seconds, add the milk in one stroke
and mix it in wit with a whisk. Keep stirring with the whisk until the mixture thickens and comes to a strong boil. This should take about two minutes. It should be thick and smooth. Remove from the heat and stir in the salt and pepper. Allow about 10 minutes for the white sauce to cool. Break the eggs into a bowl and beat well with a fork. Add the eggs, cheese and chives to the cooled sauce. Mix well to combine. Pour it into the buttered gratin dish and set aside until ready to cook. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until the soufflé is puffy and well-browned on top. Although it will stay inflated for quite a while, it is best served immediately. Serves four. Note from Phyllis: I would serve this soufflé on a meatless Monday. Just toss a big green salad and add any vegetables you have on hand to the bowl. A loaf of bread and a glass of wine would be perfect. Dessert is up to you, but I would shy away from anything heavy. Cheese soufflé is rich. Sorbet and cookies would be fine with me. SPR Comment at www.southphillyreview.com/foodand-drink/features.
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On Your 7th Anniversary In Heaven A million times we needed you A million times we cried
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Dad “I Miss You Being Around”
If love alone would have saved you In life we loved you dearly In our hearts you hold a place No one can ever fill A light from our household is gone A place in our vacant home
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nichoLas J. having a few. Our private conversations, especially the answers would always be suffice. I’m proud to be your son dad, you always kept me on track. I knew I could always count on you because you always had my back. You were great dad! My very best & truest friend, my hero you will always be until we meet again!
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I miss our time together and all the things we used to do. Whether we would be working or just hanging out your sound advice. Your cherished words of wisdom,
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In death we love you still
2/18/89 – 8/24/04
You are missed so dearly and loved so strongly, you will always be in our hearts. Love you.
Happy 20th Birthday - As time moves forward, for others, those that love you dearly, only wish to push it back. We truly miss and cherish your smile, laughter and warm embrace. You have touched the lives of many during the precious moments we have shared together. Until we meet again in Heaven you are forever in our hearts... Our Bella Butterfly, as you danced in the light with joy, love lifted you. As you brushed against this world so gently, you lifted us...
You never would of died
Stay close my family & friends and let nothing keep you apart. Comfort each other, Support each other. Remember our happy times and remember how much I loved you.
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Harry’s bronzed back to life More than two years after his passing, the Phillies unveiled a permanent tribute to the legendary broadcaster.
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s the clouds parted for the first time in days, the sun beamed down on Ashburn Alley and its red-clad soldiers. It all seemed very fitting as after a two-day rain-induced delay, Aug. 16 was a time to remember one of the greatest figures in Philadelphia sports history: Former Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas. More than two years after collapsing in the Washington National’s broadcast booth prior to a game at the age of 73, Kalas now lives in the form of a bronze statue unveiled behind section 141 in Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way, last week. Hundreds of attendees swarmed a squaredoff section next to Harry the K’s restaurant that encased a who’s who of Philadelphia Phillies from past and present including former outfielder Garry Maddox and current shortstop Jimmy Rollins. “Being able to see [the statue] for the first time with the fans is great,” Kane Kalas, one of Kalas’ three sons, said at the event. “Just seeing this is so touching, to see what he meant to the city.” The tall, bronze statue is a work of art that brings to life that infectious grin that seemed to be glued to Kalas’ face at all hours of the day. The attire is more than appropriate: A jacket and loafers with one hand tightly grasped around a microphone with a World Series championship ring slipped onto his finger. All in attendance marveled at the majesty of the larger-than-life statue completed by sculptor Lawrence J. Nowlan, . “The detail and the precision is amazing,” Kane Kalas said. “Lawrence Nowlan did just a fantastic job.” But perhaps more important than the intricate detail is the placement. The statue sits in the middle of the concourse near Ashburn Alley — named after his former broadcast partner Richie Ashburn. And, from the beginning, this statue has been about people honoring the man who made their baseball experience exceptional. While the Phillies organization hosted the event, the real brain trust was a series of inspired and adoring fans.
Phillies public address announcer Dan Baker, from left, looked on as Phillies Cy Young-winner Steve Carlton and shortstop Jimmy Rollins revealed the new Harry Kalas statue that is situated behind section 141 at Citizens Bank Park. S ta f f P h o t o b y G r e g B e z a n i s
SHORTLY AFTER HIS passing Philadelphian Antonio Jose started a Facebook group petitioning for a statue to honor the announcer. Thousands of fans liked the page and it became clear that idea had a real chance of coming to fruition. As the page states, “If we have a statue of Rocky, why not Harry Kalas?” While the Facebook page generated interest and discussion, there was still a lot of work to be done, including lobbying and fundraising for the approximately $80,000 project. Suzanne Norris and Nowlan, the originators of Dear Harry Inc., teamed up to become the driving force behind making the statue a reality. “It doesn’t seem like that long ago that someone said, ‘Let’s just throw it out there and see what happens.’ Nothing ventured, nothing gained,” Norris said at the unveiling ceremonies. But Norris and Nowlan needed someone with the promotional and fiscal savvy to raise the necessary funds. Todd Palmer, who would become the nonprofit’s cam-
paign director, fit the bill quite nicely. “I think between Lawrence and Suzanne it was their original idea,” Palmer said. “He’s a sculptor and she’s a former teacher so they needed someone in the promotional field and that was me. Lawrence ended up coming to me and we put the rest together.” From that point, they created a website, www.harrykalasstatue.com, where fans and corporations alike could donate toward the cause. The idea began to gain steam and slowly the money started to accrue. However, large checks from prominent businesses did not make up the majority of donations. Once again, it was the fans who came out in full force. “It was 80 to 90 percent individual, personal donations. The majority of the donations were $5 to $10. ... A vast majority of it all came from fans of Harry Kalas who wanted to honor him.” Palmer said. Palmer said he was surprised that the statue did not come together sooner, but after two years of hard work the experi-
ence was worth the wait. “It was pretty surreal,” Palmer said. “I’ve never been in the center of 45,000 people before. It was cool to accomplish. “In the end to strategize all this and have all the Phillies love this and accept the statue, the only way to describe the overall feeling of the day is success and a job well-done.” After Rollins and Hall-of-Famer Steve Carlton pulled back the burgundy cover revealing the statue to the enormous crowd for the first time, Phillies Chairman Bill Giles shared a classic Harry anecdote. “After those late-night games, those of us who worked for the Phillies were rushing to get out the door and beat traffic. We would be leaving, but there was Harry at the fences signing anything that the people would put out. Harry never said ‘no’ [to the fans].” Giles said. Now, there is no fence separating Kalas and his fans. SPR Comment at sports/features.
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Sign-ups for fall ball for 13 and under, 13 to 16 and 19 and under are 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through August at Sabres Field, Seventh Street and Packer Avenue. Call Anthony, 215-416-4384.
Palumbo Recreation Center, 725 S. 10th St., is accepting registration for its flag football (ages 9 to 11 and 12 to 14) and in-house indoor soccer (ages 8 to 11) programs. Cost is $50 for football and $30 for soccer. Registration must be done in person. Call 215-686-1783.
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The Neumann-Goretti Saints will host a baseball camp for players ages 6 to 11 Sept. 24 to 25 at Barry Playground, 18th and Johnston streets. A camp for ages 12 to 16 will be Oct. 1 to 2. Contact Lou, 267-738-0717 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The South Philadelphia Tennis Association will hold beginner lessons for women at Barry Playground, 18th and Johnston streets through Sept. 8. Sessions will run 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at a cost of $50. Rackets will be available at no cost. Contact Bryan Hughes, 215-528-0196 or thespta@ hotmail.com.
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SHOT TOWER CO-ED INDOOR SOCCER
Shot Tower Playground, Front and Carpenter streets, will hold co-ed indoor soccer for ages 10 and under 6:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 6. Call 215-6851592 to register.
ST. MONICA FOOTBALL
St. Monica CYO Wildcat Football program is now practicing nightly from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Smith Playground 24th and Wolf Streets. Students in grades fth through eighth and from St. Monica, St. Richard, Holy Spirit, Epiphany, Stella Maris and St. Nicholas parishes are eligible. Children who are registered in these parishes but attend public, private or charter schools also are eligible to participate. Please contact Steve Tronieri, at 215-605-2764 for more information
The South Philadelphia Soccer Club is having sign-ups for soccer, ages 4 to 7, to be played Saturdays in the fall beginning Sept. 17 at The Navy Yard Parade Grounds, Broad Street and Constitution Avenue. Cost is $40. E-mail email@example.com or visit South Philadelphia Tot Soccer on Facebook. SPR —By Bill Gelman and Joseph Myers
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5870849 *1916 S. 21st
5541598 *3106 S. 19th
5859488 *1838 Tree
5884703 *3177 S, 20th
5910468 *2202 S. Woodstock 3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,beautiful renovated hm
5925363 *2126 Verona
3 BD,2.5Ba,c/a,garage,newer condo
5914595 *2235 S. Garnet
3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,well kept starter hm
5818566 *1908 Forrestal
5865330 *1824 Jackson
5268435 *3185 S. 20th
3 BD,2 Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,deck,parking
5722235 *1945-51 S. 24th
Commercial property,C2,122x134 lot
5933475 *3223 Davinci
2 BD+den,2.5Ba,garage,newer condo
5766847 *2238 S. 21st
Corner Commercial+Apt.,C2 zoning
5524696 *2134 Verona
2 BD,2.5Ba,c/a,garage,newer condo
girard estate area
5772887 *3166 Capri
3 BD,2 Ba,pkg,1686sf luxury Condo
2 BD,move-in condition,affordable 3 BD,fin.bsmt,h/w,newly renovated 2 BD,c/a,well kept starter home
$125,900 $139,900 $142,000
5907214 *1815 Roseberry
5876396 *3506 Reserve
5 BD,3.5Ba,c/a,parking,yard,newer hm
5898776 *3509 Prima
5 BD,3.5Ba,c/a,garage,yard,newer hm
5926940 *2420 S. Lambert
3 BD,1.5Ba,h/w,nice,move-in condition $199,000
5887567 *2508 S. 19th
4 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,h/w,porchfrontTwin $299,900
Marconi Plaza West 5870227 *2809 S. Smedley 2 BD,1.5Ba,newer kitchen,nice hm
5864065 *2833 S. Sydenham 3 BD,nice home,desirable location
5799128 *2800 S. 16th
Corner Commercial,C2 +2 BD Apt.
Marconi Plaza east 5818253 *746 Johnston
3 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,move-in condition
5865178 *2830 S. Marvine
3 BD,fin.bsmt,garage,traditional style
5893393 *2846 S. 12th
3 BD,2 Ba,fin.bsmt,deck,beautiful hm
loWer MoyaMensing 5896937 *2437 S. Mildred
3 BD,1.5Ba,nice move-in condition
5905962 *2508 S. Mildred
2 BD,1.5Ba,h/w,nice starter home
5851442 *2227 S.Clarion
2 BD,fin.bsmt,clean,needs updating
5878762 *2547 S. Juniper
3 BD,well maintained,older style hm
5873957 *2545 S. Watts
3 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,renovated hm
5919125 *1142 Fitzgerald
2 BD,modern move-in condition
5870745 *1120 Fitzgerald
2 BD,2.5 Ba,c/a,h/w,renovated
5890533 *2340 S. 10th
5802630 *2654 S. Camac
Corner Commercial,C1,2 BD Apt.
5889112 *2501 S.Iseminger
Auto repair shop+huge garage,16,000sf
2 BD,nice starter hm,convenient area
5864146 *2423 S.Bancroft
2 bD,1.5Ba,h/w,move-in condition
5804765 *1537 Porter
4 BD,spacious hm,convenient area
5906244 *2424 S. Bouvier
2 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,modern home
5862932 *2347 S.9th
neWbold south 5765823 *2224 S. Hicks
5789523 *2611 S.Rosewood 3 BD,c/a,modern move-in condition
3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,nice home $180,000
5890163 *2529 S. 21st
4 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,h/w,porchfront Twin $309,000
5935437 *2108 Shunk
3 BD,2.5Ba,h/w,parking,porchfront Twin $395,000
5830182 *2449 S. Garnet
3 BD,2.5Ba,den,garage,c/a,new hm
neWbold & Point breeze 5933931 *1227 S. 21st
Duplex,zoned mixed use,needs rehab
5813259 *1741 S. Taylor
3 BD,good rental investment home
5813269 *2040 Sigel
3 BD,good rental investment home
5834631 *1728 Titan
3 BD,2 story shell, needs total rehab
5889253 *2319 Moore
3 BD,h/w,needs updating,good starter
5902966 *2138 Latona
2 BD,needs updating,great value
5925969 *2059 Dickinson
3 BD,updated,move-in condition
5917886 *1516 S. Garnet
2 BD,h/w,renovated starter home
5820272 *1638 S.23rd
Corner Commercial+2BD Apt.+garage
5789106 *1740 Manton
2 BD,needs updating,livable home
5926774 *1734 S. 19th
3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,h/w,deck,updated $119,900
5907697 *1929 Titan
2 BD,recently updated,affordable hm
5931680 *1612 S. 23rd
5727823 *2030 Pierce
3 BD,fin.bsmt,c/a,newly renovated
5880071 *1335-37 S.18th
Duplex,2+2,+extra lot,developing area $139,000
5846861 *1922 S. 18th
5723903 *1241 S. 21st
3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,h/w,beautiful,renovated $175,000
5926960 *1829 Manton
2 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,renovated $199,900
5801695 *1324 S. Broad #2R
2 BD,2 Ba,deck,1174sf,bi-level condo
5832459 *2118 Oakford
2 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,deck,renovated $199,900
5928753 *1910 S. 15th
5835778 *1257 S. 22nd
3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,garage,renovated $225,000
5880317 *2649 S. 15th
3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,move-in condition $188,000
5919368 *2315 S. Bancroft
3 BD,2 Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,nice home
5889792 *1741 Federal
3 BD,2 Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,deck,new hm
5888575 *2615 S. 15th
3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,h/w,beautiful hm
5878582 *1413 Ellsworth
3 BD,1.5Ba,c/a,beautiful grand Victorian $259,900
5706208 *1430 Porter
Triplex,1+1+studio,Close to Broad
5871279 *1848 Reed
3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,roof deck,new $259,900
5884421 *1523 Porter
4 BD,c/a,new custom kitchen,spacious
5901003 *1902 Manton
3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,h/w,new home $279,900
4 BD,fin.bsmt,spacious,traditional style $214,900
5933931 *1227 S. 19th
5806379 *2330 S. 15th
3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,deck,new hm
5926828 *1126 S. 15th
5706105 *2239 S. 15th
Triplex,2+2+1,sep.utilities,close to Broad $239,900
5861985 *1429 Wharton
5916197 *1634 Ritner
4 BD,2 Ba,c/a,very spacious & convenient $259,900
grays Ferry & southbrook Park
5854194 *2210 S. Broad
3 BD,1.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,3150sf Brownstone $499,000
5813332 *1332 S. Newkirk
3 BD,porchfront,move-in condition
5923788 *1206 S.Harmony
2 BD,traditional row, needs updating
2 BD,porchfront,h/w,good starter hm
5907718 *1412 Porter
3 BD,2.5Ba,fin.bsmt,c/a,roof deck,new hm $325,000 Corner Commercial,2 stores + 2 Apts.
5854961 *2139 S. Garnet
3 BD,needs updating,convenient loc.
5745025 *1349 S. Newkirk
5896979 *1933 S. 23rd
3 BD,spacious,newly renovated hm
3866393 *1437 S. 28th
3 BD,2 Ba,starter home,main street
2896425 *2024 S. Garnet
3 BD,fin.bsmt,restored & renovated
5900604 *1824 S. Etting
2 BD,c/a,h/w,yard,ranch style,Airlite
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Three Br, 1.5 bath home that Quincy Court, Newer Construcwas rehabbed just 3 years ago. tion, 3 Br’s, 2.5 baths, ultra kitchDeck, centrail air and hardwood en, fireplace, center city views! floors!
BrIgantIne Two Br rancher, 1.5 blocks to the beach on a 40x90 lot. Needs work. Priced to sell at only $225,000 Immediate possession too!
Totally renovated 3 Br 1.5 bath home that offers hardwood floors and central air. Just move in!
2xx watkIns Great Pennsport tree lined street, this 2BR, 1 bath home needs renovation. Call for details.$142,000
Three story, 5 Br fixer upper in Point Breeze close to Washing- packer park ton Ave. Priced to sell at only Corner 3BR, 2BA, airlite with Side Yard & 2 Rear Sheds. Estate Sale. $89,900. Price Reduced to $249,900
New construction, townhouse Three Br, 1 bath, recently Three story, 3 Br 2 bath home 21xx so. Broad st. - 1st with 3 Br’s, 2.5 baths located in updated, priced to sell at with 3rd floor deck with city floor commercial space w/ C/A $1,500 month. the heart of Bella Vista! views. Reduced! $89,900 22xx s. 9th - 2nd Fl. w/d, 3xx Mckean 27xx plover 10xx tasker g/d, d/w, h/w fl. & Deck. Call Large main street 3 Br, needs Southwest Rancher w/finished Spacious, 3 Br, 1 bath home Joanne updating. $145,000 basement, new mechanicals just off Passyunk Ave., close space avaIlaBle - 13xx wolf 1xx dUdleY too! to transportation & shopping. Great for Drs. Office $2,000 Well maintained 2 Br home on 23rd & passYUnk $229,900 month. prime Pennsport block. Call for Two 1 Br Duplexes with C/A details. $184,900 12xx dover garage - 11xx so. 13th st. and parking. Call for details. Recently renovated 2 BR, 1 1,200 Sq. Ft. $1,200 month. 14xx e. MoYaMensIng lots for sale bath home just off Grays- 10xx s. 10th st - 1st Fl. Apt. Three story, total renovation, In South Philly and Fishtown ferry Avenue. Priced to sell at 2 Br, large bath, hardwood Newly renovated $1,100 month. area. Can be bought Individu- $89,900 floors, move in condition. Call Joanne for details. ally or as a Package. $229,000. 4xx pIerce - Newly renovated
Main street 4 Br shell ripe for Large main street home with 3 3 story, 4 Br, 2.5 bath home rehab. Only $89,900 basement, modern kitchen, 1.5 New front, 3 Br’s, 1.5 Ba’s, newly Br’s, 2 full baths, 17’ fron and with fpl., central air, and fin. basement. Call now. $275,000 19xx hartranft renovated, Immediate posession 70’ deep. Won’t last! baths too! too! 23xx warnock Large Packer Park end of row 16xx s. BeUlah 11xx s. 8th garage Newer front, 4 Br’s, finished 26xx s. 12th st.
$1,100 month. 1xx tree - 2 BR House, c/a, d/w, g/d, h/w floors. Call Joanne
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2127 Woodstock St. Well maintained 3bd, 1 bathroom, HW Floors, updated kitchen $99,900 3005 Carlisle St. Short Sale. Excellent Location $109,000 1907 Newkirk 3bd,1bth with rear parking. Hardwood floors. Reduced $124,900 2214 Clarion St. 3br townhome in South Phila boasts remodeled kitchen and large rear patio. $125,000 2414 S Jessup St. Great house on a quaint st in Lower Moyamensing with a beaut. modern kit. $139,900 310 Gladstone St. Wonderful 2 br, xtra lrg bath, new kit, rear yard, many extras, 2nd fl laundry $152,000 1838 S. Carlisle St. Very well maintained 3br/1ba, new KIT, HWflrs, new roof, hot water tank $154,900 2431 S. 3rd St. Awesome refinished 3BD, 1 bthrm, in Whitman. $174,900 7116 Phoebe Pl. WOW! Tastefully updated dream home to move into. 3br townhouse with garage $174,900 1226 S. 20th St. Complete renovation in Point Breeze boasts an open flr plan, HWflrs, fin. bsmt $175,000 2725 S. Marvine St. Wond. home, one of South Phila’s most desir. blocks – close to Marconi Park! $195,000 207 Gerritt St. Totally rehab. upd. townhome in Pennsport. 1st flr has ref. HWflrs, full bath $199,900 2706 S 8th St. Awesome Rehab. High end finishes, Must see! $229,000 2806 S. 8th St. Complete rehab. Everything is NEW! $229,000 812 Cross St. Charming home, renovated few years ago, features many upgrades, incl. rear patio $259,000 2438 S. 3rd St. Investor Opp.-store front (deli/grocery) & 1 bed. Apt (leased), well maint. bldg. $259,900 2410 S. 19th St. Beautifully rehabbed 3bd/1.5b, rear yard, Girard Estates vicinity. $249,000 1239 S. Carlisle St. This newly renovated 3 br home along Avenue of the Arts has it all, take a look $249,900 826 Alter St. Rec. renov., stylish 2BR./1BA home w/intell. layout on a quiet tree-lined block. $250,000 1029 Watkins St. Complete rehab. High end finishes, exposed brick walls, fin. Bsmt. A must see! $274,900 1322 Porter St. Wonderful home in one of South Philadelphia’s most desirable neighborhoods. $275,000 2531 S. 15th St. New gorgeous Rehab, Large 3 bdrm. Great location. $285,000 709 Manton St. Renov. 3Br, 2Ba home with HW floors, new kit. & baths, in Passyunk Square. $289,000 333 Titan St. Rehab. 3br/2ba/1500sqft. Home w/HWflrs, granite cntrs., SS appls, mstr. suite $300,000 1612 W. Oregon Ave. Compl. renov. home with an except. level of wrkmnshp & 1 year free prkng! $315,000 1230 S. 7th St. Gorg. total rehab. High ceilings, large closets, Italian porcelain, h/w floors, patio. $307,500 710 Medina St. Like new 3bd/2.5bth in Passyunk Square $319,000 2926 S. Juniper St. Renov. home w/grg & drvwy on quiet street off of Broad – full bsmt. & c/a! $349,900 1715 S. 10th St. Completely renovated townhome features HWflrs, lrg rear patio, full fin. bsmt $350,000 1512 S. 2nd St. Fabulous 3 bdrm, New Front, Hardwoods, Kitchen, Fireplace - Move right in! $354,000 1825 S. 12th St. Newly renov. twnhm in Passyunk feat. 4br, HW flooring, large rear patio $360,000 3154 Olympia Pl. Beautiful corner property 2-car parking, lrg yard w/trex deck & fin bsmt! $395,000 1009 E. Moyamensing Ave. Historic Home Comp. rehab. 3br/2.5ba, 2300sqft, fin bsmt, mstr. ste. $479,000 440 S. Broad St. 1, 2, and 3br luxury condos, 7 yrs left on tax abatement, garage parking available, pool fitness & luxury amenities incl., in condo fees, 1 yr builders warranty OPEN FRI, SAT, SUN 12-5PM $499,000
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226 Monroe St. #A 1br/1ba stunning condo in the heart of Queen Village. Open space floor plan $223,900 525 Fitzwater St. Unit 11 Abbott’s Ct., Beaut. 2 bed/1.5 bth, gated crtyd., gourm. kit. & H/W flrs. $239-270K 118 S. 11th St. 5 bd, 2.5 baths, Excellent opportunity, Drastically Reduced. $254,900 623 S. 6th St. 12’ ceilings, exposed beams, tons of character, every modern amenity, HWflrs t/o $288,900 705 S. Mildred St. Beautiful 2br/2ba, move in condition! Tax abate., EE wind & drs, C/A, HWflrs $314,990 840 S. American St. Unit A 2 bed, 1.5 bath 3 story with Parking! Tons of upgrades $349,900 705 Carpenter Ln. Two-story 4BD/2.5BA. Perennial grdn, open front porch, stone frpl, chef’s kit. $349,900 771 S. 2nd St. Unit H Spacious cozy condo. 2 bed/2.5 bath upper floor unit with parking. OPEN SUN 8/28 1:30-4PM $349,900 314 Catharine St. Unit 301 Beautiful 2BR/1BA condo with parking. 1300 square feet, 12’ ceilings, huge windows on 3 sides. $339,900 773 S. 6th St. 2br/2ba Queen Village home w/pkg. Tons of light, HWfloor t/o, updated KIT $414,900 144-146 N. 3rd St. Unit C Stunning Bi-Level Penthouse unit with TWO decks. $475,000 837-39 Montrose St. 2nd oldest pool in the city for sale. Great develop. opp. Financing Avail. $477,500 15 Christian St. Fantastic QV 3br townhouse in Independence Ct., 4 yrs left on tax abatement $475,000 810 S. 10th St. PRICE REDUCTION! Large 4br/3.5ba Eat-in kit., wine cellar. Garden & Patio. $620,000 440 Lombard St. 4br/2.5ba, EIK, SS Appls, HWFLR, FP, CA, Courtyard & Parking. Grt location! $639,000 NEW CONSTRUCTION (10 YEAR TAX ABATEMENT)
1726 S 5th St. Quality new construction by an experienced builder and you pick the finishes! 2123 Kimball St. New Constr. - early summer ’11 completion – 2 br/2ba – fin. basement. 2155 Montrose St. New Constr. 3br/2.5a corner prop w/garden, roof deck & tax abate. Fin. L/L 1004 S. 5th St. Rare find, New construction, 3 condo units, developing block in Queen Village 1912 Kimball St. Stun 3 br/3 ba new constr., gourmet kit., roofdeck, garage, + tax abatement. 3224 S. Sydenham St. Britain Estates, 4br/2.5ba, EIK, FR, MBR, C/A, HWflrs, 2 Gas FPs, 2-car Pkg 2053 Pemberton St. Roof-top deck 360 Center City Views! New Luxurious construction, 3br/2.5ba 629-31 S. 13th St. Unit A Stunning 3 br/3 ba new constr. Lux. fin., Roof Deck, Prkng + Tax Abate. COMMERCIAL/INVESTMENT:
2044 Reed St. Investment opportunity in developing Point Breeze neighborhood 1231 S. 21st St. Investment property, rent ready, 3br/1ba 318 Mifflin St. Duplex in Pennsport 1020 Snyder Ave. DUPLEX! Two 1br units. Very clean and maintained! New 1st flr full bath! 1533-37 E. Moyamensing Ave. 3-Story triplex & 2-Story, 2100 sqft. commercial garage w/loft
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2234 Cross St. Fully renovated 3br/1ba home w/open LR/DR area, gourmet KIT, and rear yard $80,000 2027 Oakford St. 2BR/1 & ½ Bath, Total Rehab, H/W Flooring, Finished Basement, Eat in Kitchen. $149,999 2251 League St. Recently renovated Graduate Hospital Corner property 3br/1ba home w/yard $239,900 1833 Christian St. #A Bi-level townhome w/open living/dining area, deluxe kitchen, hwflrs, roof deck OPEN SUN 8/28 12-2:30PM $274,900 1608 Montrose St. Two-story townhome in a very desirable location features tons of upgrades! $279,000 2208 Kimball St. Charm & Space. 2Bed/1.5bath, backyard & finished bsmt. Lg open floor plan, HW Flrs, SS & granite countertops. $284,900 1011 S. 21st St. Newly Renovated Grad Hosp Townhome w/Unique Façade and Modern Upgrades $300,000 1714 Webster St. 2br/2.5ba home on a quiet blk, fin. bsmt, great back patio, 7yrs left on abate. $315,000 914 S. 16th St. Three-Story Gem in Graduate Hospital with Fabulous Upgrades $325,000 1512 Montrose St. Amaz. new home feat. Am. Walnut flrs, recessed light., and huge roof deck. $325,000 1812 Spruce St. Unit 3R Best value 2BR/1BA condo in Rittenhouse Sq. All-new marble bath, deluxe kitchen, huge terrace. OPEN SUN 1:30-2:30PM $395,000 1817 Catharine ST. Right sized 3 bedroom 1.5 bath house with terrace, air conditioning and charm. OPEN SUN 8/28 12-1PM $389,900 1912 Waverly St. Reduced! Charming historic home offers 2br/2ba, garden, fab kitch w/heated floors OPEN THURS 8/25 5-6PM $409,000 1812 Spruce St. Unit 2F Brand new 1BR/1BA condo conversion in the heart of Rittenhouse Sq. Deluxe kitchen, W/D hook-up. OPEN SUN 8/28 1:30-2:30PM $425,000 1812 Spruce St. Unit 2R Grand-scale 1BR/1.5BA condo w/office area. Gourmet kit., W/D hook-up, large walk-out terrace. OPEN SUN 8/28 12-2:30PM $450,000 1431 Spruce St. #3F Renovated Bi-level Condo in historic mansion, steps from Ave. of the Arts $519,900 2053 Pemberton St. Roof-top deck 360 Center City Views! New Luxurious construction, 3br/2.5ba $540,000 906 S. 21st St. 2800sqft, 4br/2.5ba, contemporary home w/2-car attached garage $565,000 2413 Manning St. Red. 2+br/2+ba, grge home xtra wide 4-st twnhm in Fitler Sq. Charm. Block $570,000 1607 Kater St. Large Graduate Hospital Home with Garage Parking & 2 Decks. $600,000 111 S. 15th St. #1707-09 Luxury-Packard Grande, 2br stes, den spac grt room LR/DR, granite/SS kit $625,000 1812 Spruce St. Unit 3F Brand new 3BR/3BA bi-level condo in the heart of Rittehnouse Sq. Deluxe kitchen, W/D hook-up. OPEN SUN 12-2:30PM $775,000 418 S. Taney St. Park side home, 3+br/2+ba, LR w/FP, sep DR, EIK, Wd flr, patios, 2FP’s, garage $949,900
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Lg 3 bed in “NEWBOLD.” Close to everything.
19xx S. NOrWOOD
3 Bed in Excellent Condition
20xx S. BEEChWOOD
Semi-mod 3 Bed Currently rented at $650/Mo. Asking $46,900
2 BD. 1 Bath home in excellent condition
Lg mod maint st, 3 bed hm, great for first time buyer
Spac 3 bed w/front porch, h/w fls
24xx S. BANCrOft
Lovely 2 BD, 1.5 bth home on a great street
26xx S. ChADWiCk
Mod 3 bed home on a great st
3 Story mixed use property located in Newbold
Very nice mod 3Bed, h/W flr, Lg kit, great block
Very Lg well maintained 4 bed hm, C/A
26xx S. 17th
vMod 3 bed w/ gorg h/W flrs, much desired location.
GirArD EStAtE - Spacious 4bdrm with many orig. feat.
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2 bed rental property 650/month
3 bed home n good condition
13xx S. DOVEr
Clean Very Well kept 2 Bed hm w/Off St. Parking
Beaut. rehabbed, 3 Bed w/open fl Plan.
12xx S. 27th
3 Story duplex fully rented, a real moneymaker
East Passyunk crossing! - 19xx S. Iseminger. Beautiful
3BR Spacious corner home w/ H/W Flrs, extended Kit., just steps to East Passyunk’s Stores, Shops, etc. asking $275,000
Only $39,900 ONLY $44,900 Asking $49,900 $75,000 $129,000 ONLY $169,900
Southwest Philly 74xx MEDriCk
Updated raised rancher w/ 2 Bed, Brand New kitchen
Lovely Space, 3 Br w/ Driveway, 2 kitchens, Move in Condition $169,900
4xx DiCkiNSON St.
Lg. 2 Story w/3Br, 2.5BA
Gorg Mod home w/ 3 full baths, Must See…
Asking $187,900 $214,900
2 Bdrm, Whitman home, ideal for first time buyer
5xx MOUNtAiN St.
3 Bedroom rental Property. Great income!
25xx S. fAirhiLL
Cute 3 bed, 1 bath hm, freshly painted
24xx S. AMEriCAN
Solid 3 bed hm on prime Whitman blk
3 Bed Main St. hM priced to sell at
Lg 3 bed hm in need of a litle tLC
21xx S. hANCOCk
Charming well maintained 2 bed, excellent block
26xx S. iSEMiNGEr
3 Bed in need of some tLC
Spectacular fully upgraded towhouse in one of So. Phila most prestigious neighborhoods only $329,000!
26xx S. ALDEr
Priced to move! 3 Bed, tree lined st.
Spac 3Br in Pennsportt, priced to sell
25xx S. MiLDrED
Mod well kept 3 bed home
12xx MckEan - Prime location! Spac 4 Bed Hm in Move
Super clean 3 bed w/ lg rear yard
24xx S. 2ND
Updated prime Whitman home w/ new kit, c/a
thE Villas at PackEr Park! 32xx DaVinci Dr.-
in condition. Close to East Passyunk & Reasonably Priced at $229,000
25xx s. 11th - Beautiful home in the heart of S. Philly.
19146 13xx SO. COrLiES
Contact Your Account Executive or Call 215.336.2500 x129 Today!
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Completely upgraded all t/o, fin. basement. priced at:
26xx s. bancroft - Very nice mod 3 bed w/H/W Flrs,
8xx W MOYAMENSiNG Updated 3 bed hm w/ gorg h/W flrs
Completelly renovated from top to Bottom
21xx S. 4th
Spac 3 Bed w/beaut h/w fls, custom kitchen
24xx S. OrkNEY
Very nice upgraded 3 Bed w/ Brand new kit.
23xx S. LEE
3 Bed Mod home w/off st. parking in rear
Lg cor 3 bed home w/ mod kit, fin base, 1.5br
Spac mod 3 bed contemporaty hm. 1.5ba
18xx S 5th
Lg triplex fully rented w/ garage
Beaut mod home totally reonovated 5yrs ago
4xx DiCkiNSON St.
Lg. 2 Story w/3Br, 2.5BA
Lg triplex minutes to East Pass & CC
28xx S. frANkLiN
South of Oregon Ave. Clean 3 Bed w/Lg kitchen Asking $205,000
extended Eat in Kit, convenient to everything. Priced to
20xx S. 3rd
huge 3 story triplex fully occupied
Just listED! - 12xx trEE - Completely renovated 2 Bed
19xx S. WArNOCk
Very nice 3 Bed w/ h/w flrs Attractively priced at
19xx S. 9th
Gorg 3 bed w/new brick frt, lg mod kt, close to everything
sell at $177,500
w/gorgeous h/w flrs. Granite kit., fin. basement, just move in! Walking distance to East Passyunk! only $199,900
East Passyunk 12xx MckEAN
East Passyunk, Spacious, 4Br, high Ceil., hW flrs
18xx S. 10th
Spac. updated 3Bed in prime Passyunk Cross.
18xx S. 12th
3 Story 5 Bed w/ high Ceilings, Orig. details
19xx S. iSEMiNGEr
East Passyunk Beauty! 3 Bed Corner
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