■ Before the Philadelphia Eagles open the season Monday night at the Washington Redskins, check out this special kickoff section with a team roster and schedule. See page 23.
Vol. 66 NO. 36 ■ September 5, 2013
Happy Rosh Hashana
The fecal frontier Queen Village residents are rallying against dog waste matters with a burgeoning campaign. Barley, a retriever mix whose owner has been instrumental in creating and overseeing the initiative, has made use of the adjacent container and surrounding sites.
■ Chef Wilson Vazquez prepares Bitar’s Middle Eastern dishes, many of which are family recipes, including its Lebanese Fattoush Salad. See page 30.
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SPORTS ■ By Joseph Myers R e v i e w S ta f f W r i t e r
■ A West Passyunk football team spoiled a new-look Lower Moyamensing squad’s opener.
ertain scents and sights seem forever afliated with summer, most inspiring anticipation and recollection. One horrendous exception, dog feces, has become such a nuisance that Queen Village dwellers officially began rebelling against the refuse
last month by launching the Scoop the Poop campaign. Preaching practicality and responsibility, they are hoping their neighbors and fellow South Philadelphians will exorcise excrement from all communities. “Such waste has troubled the area for some time, and we’ve been addressing it very diligently for two years,” Sean Mellody, co-chair of QVK9, said Tuesday afternoon on the 300 block of Fitzwater
Street, which features one of the seven receptacles for feces-only disposal. “So far, dog owners are ecstatic and we’re looking to continue to rid them and others of the problem of wondering what’s going to happen to our streets.” Walking to the location with his dog, Barley, by his side, the resident of the 200 block of Queen See SCOOP THE POOP page 10 >>
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Eye on students To the Editor: When teachers strike, students ultimately lose Exceptionally devoted teachers should be celebrated, but instead many of them are shoved out the door based upon a belief system that seniority should always trump job performance in the Philadelphia public school system. Many young, innovative instructorsâ€™ become the scapegoats of budget cuts because the layoff process is exclusively based upon who started teaching in the school district first. Great teachers are an integral part to a studentâ€™s academic success and the distinction between an effective and an ineffective one can mean the difference between a student becoming a high school dropout or a college graduate. In the Philadelphia public school system, standardized test
scores as well as students moving onto achieving a four-year degree are invariably low while the high school dropout rate continues to remain high. This is a complete disservice to the children who are the future leaders of our city and nation. I hope teachers think about that before they vote to decide whether or not to join the picket lines. Students missing precious instruction time pushes them back even further behind others who theyâ€™re competing with to be admitted to college or to acquire a job. The current status-quo, dysfunctional public education system places teachersâ€™ desires ahead of student needs. The overwhelming majority of public school teachers have a disdain for any accountability measures that link student success to teacher evaluations that rate their job performance. In the
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Passengers picked up Two Passyunk Square residents were apprehended and charged for violently stabbing their cab driver. ■ By Amanda L. Snyder Review Managing Editor
fter taking two men to Queen Village, a cabbie was stabbed 11 times and robbed Monday. At 1:15 a.m., the 37-year-old cabbie, who was transporting the duo, pulled up to the 900 block of South Front Street, police said. After both exited, Alejandro Gonzalez, 22, of the 1100 block of South Ninth Street, allegedly seemed as if he was retrieving cash from his Luis A. Moreno wallet. Instead, Luis A. Moreno, 21, of the same block, is believed to have stabbed the cabbie through the driver’s side window. Gonzalez supposedly joined in, but the taxi driver pulled the knife from him and started to attack Gonzalez until Moreno allegedly stabbed him in the head. The cabbie said, “Take the money,” Gonzalez allegedly took $205 and fled, with Moreno, west on an unknown street, police said. The taxi driver headed north a few blocks to South Street where he spotted police, who transported him in stable condition to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, according to police. He was treated there for superficial wounds to the left side of his head and chest, left arm, right hand and front of his neck. A short while later, police spotted Moreno walking through Jefferson Square Park, 300 Washington Ave., police said. He is believed to have tossed a knife as they approached him. Police recovered the object and arrested Moreno, who allegedly had bloody hands and a cut on his right forearm. Police arrested Gonzalez at his home at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday. The pair was charged with attempted murder, robbery, aggravated assault, conspiracy and related offenses, according to court records. Moreno and Gonzalez are being held on $100,000 and $150,000 bail, respectively, which had not been posted by press time. Gonzalez’s mugshot was not available at press time.
Backseat stranger A woman was raped in the back of a car in Fairmount and then dropped off at a Bella Vista intersection Saturday evening. A 24-year-old woman hopped into a
white sedan that she thought was a taxi at 6:30 p.m. on the 2200 block of Spring Garden Street, however, there was a man already in the backseat, according to police. That man assaulted her and took $41 before pushing the victim out of the vehicle at 10th and Catharine streets. The man in the backseat was described as black with a dark complexion, in his mid-20s, thin, having short hair and an unshaven face and wearing jeans. A detailed description of the driver was not available at press time. To report information, call Special Victims Unit at 215-685-3251, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit phillypolice.com/forms.
Familial frustration After police knocked down the door to a Whitman home, officers found a son assaulting his father. Authorities responded to a person screaming on the 400 block of Durfor Street at 7:08 p.m. Sunday, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. Police forced their way into the residence through a locked front door and allegedly saw Yeary Chau, 30, of the same block, standing over his 58-year-old father with a knife in his hand. Officers arrested Chau, who was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, terroristic threats and related offenses, according to court records. Chau’s bail, which had not been posted by press time, was set at $1 million. His patriarch was unconscious with severe head trauma and bleeding profusely from his head, back and shoulders, Tolliver said. A medic unit transported him to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in critical condition. It was unclear what prompted the attack.
Afternoon carjacking A woman was ripped from her car in Hawthorne last week. A 23-year-old woman was in her 2008 Acura MDX at a stop sign on the 1300 block of Fitzwater Street at 4:07 p.m. Aug. 29 when an unknown man walked in front of her auto, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. A second man then opened her door and pulled to the ground and hopped in. The other man got in the passenger’s side, and the duo fled westbound on Fitzwater and southbound on Broad Street. continued on next page
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Nichole Canuso Dance Co.’s “The Garden”: various times Sept. 13-20. Tickets: $20. Power Plant Productions, 233 N. Bread St. nicholecanusodance.org. Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre’s “HATCH”: various times Sept. 20-21. Tickets: $17. Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine St. birdsonawire.org.
The Pink Museum by Mick Queer: noon, 5 and 9 p.m. Sept. 21. Tickets: Free. Meetinghouse Theater, 3500 Lancaster Ave. INTERDISCIPLINARYM Tangle Arts Movement’s “Break/Drift/Resist”: various times Sept. 5-7. Tickets $20. Philadelphia Soundstages, 1600 N. Fifth St. tangle-arts.com. Dameadelphia’s Not All Gods Go To Heaven: 8 p.m. Sept. 18. Tickets: Free. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. Apiary and Jump magazines’ “Unsongs: New Tales of Philly’s Unsung Heroes”: 7 p.m. Sept. 25 and 8 p.m. Sept. 26. Tickets: $13. Studio A Philly, 1418 S. Darien St. apiarymagazine.com. jumpphilly.com.
Philadelphia Opera Collective’s “Opera Macabre: Edgar Allan Poe”: various times Sept. 13-19. $20. The Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St. phillyoperacollective.com. SPOKEN WORDM Jeffrey Stanley’s “Boneyards”: 2 p.m. Sept. 8-17. Shivtei Yeshuron-Ezras Israel, 2015 S. Fourth St. brainon-fire.com/boneyards. THEATERM Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium’s Franz Kafka’s “The Castle”: various times through Sept. 22. Tickets: $15. The Adrienne Theatre, 2030 Sansom St. idiopathicridiculopathyconsortium.org. continued on page 20
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Street fraternized with Brent Chavis, cochair of the Queen Village Neighbors Association Dog Committee, the initiative’s mastermind. Frequent inspectors of the spot and the half-dozen others, the two have witnessed heavy use since the containers’ Aug. 10 debut. “We chose locations that have been prone to waste problems,” Chavis, of the 200 block of South Street, said of the selections, adding that Queen Village’s canine population has hit 6,000. “It’s such an important project because it is working toward building a sense of care for the environment and our health.” The community leader had long pined for his civic association and local government figures to devise a solution and received his wish earlier this year through interactions between QVNA president Jeff Hornstein, of the 300 block of Queen Street, and 1st District Councilman Mark Squilla, a FrontStreet-and-Snyder-Avenue denizen. Chavis and his peers set out with two matters to resolve, namely, the significant amount of walkers who fail to remove their pooches’ droppings and the supposed lack of holders for bags even if they were to scoop up the poop. “We figured, then, our setup would be great,” Mellody said while peering at the repository, which, like the others, is bolted to a street sign and contains a sticker with a helmet-clad dog declaring “Scoop the poop. That means you, soldier” just below the proclamation “No pile left behind.” “Because we offer a can and bags, there is really no excuse for ignorance anymore.” KNOWING THE MOST offensive and congested blocks, the Queen Village contingent pondered a few points in narrowing the locations for the nondescript additions, fashioned out of sewer drainage pipes. Not looking to disrupt the community apple cart, the overseers considered places not in front of homes or businesses, with residents more than welcome to interject and permit a container by their abodes. Also seeking to make use of their commercial contacts, the local advocates, who derived their idea from a similar feces-fighting plan in Old City, aligned themselves with establishments that are serving as sponsors. In those roles, the entities are agreeing to empty the receptacles at least twice a week, a process that also has proven beneficial. “The partnerships are going well,” Mellody said as his trusted companion received petting from Chavis. “Everything is not without its flaws, but we’re working on improving our offerings as the summer ends and the rest of the year unfolds.” Because of much-used eateries and stores
Brent Chavis, from left, and Sean Mellody hope to encourage fellow Queen Villagers and other South Philadelphians to be extremely mindful of abandoned excrement’s detrimental effects on their communities. S ta f f p h o t o b y K at h r y n P o o l e
along South Street, which falls within its environs, Queen Village never lacks for admirers, with residents and tourists combining to give the area thousands of regular consumers. Though their trash factors heavily into the expanse’s aesthetics, putrid pet waste has supplanted their garbage as a massive eyesore and nose offender. The holders have become consistent resting places for the latter, but, predictably, according to Chavis, the former, too. “People are placing their trash in them,” he said, with a passerby doing just that only seconds later. “We’re obviously looking to deter that practice because we clearly want them to be only for dog waste.” To stem the misplacements, Chavis has crafted lids for the cylinders and soon will fasten them to the existing aids at the aforementioned spot; Second and Christian streets; Third and Bainbridge streets; Christian Street and Columbus Boulevard; Front and Bainbridge streets; Washington Avenue and Water Street; and Front and Lombard streets. Within the next two weeks, he, Mellody and their colleagues will add three more containers to the Southeast portion of Queen Village, with all of their efforts earning kudos from Susan Kellogg. “We have to keep striving to beautify our neighborhood,” the resident of the 400
block of Catharine Street said upon hearing her Queen Village compatriots discussing their outreach, which they suspect will continue among dog owners Sunday at the Mario Lanza Park cleanup, 214 Catharine St. “I would like for someone to come to focus on [dog] urine, too, as that causes trouble for trees.” Aside from its being an immediate pest, the unattended poop can cause long-term misery, with Chavis noting he and the others are fearful of contamination of the Delaware River. If problems persist, he plans to contact the City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections to seek punishment for offenders. “Not everybody likes dogs, I know that, but Queen Village has so many of them,” he said. “It’s important to make the connection between our safety and their presence. They’re great friends and we have to make sure we tend to their output.” With proximity to three and four sites, respectively, Mellody and Chavis, also a dog owner, are expecting numerous opportunities to encourage upkeep and hear from community members on means to tame turds’ appearances anywhere but in a properly sealed and situated bag. “They’re consistently full,” Mellody, who would welcome occasions to talk with other civic groups, said of the containers. “Better they be that way than our streets.” SPR For more information, visit qvna.org/ qvna/projects. Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/features.
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A Passyunk Square steak shop will celebrate its 47th anniversary by offering a $9 price reduction for its signature sandwich. Geno’s Steaks, 1219 S. Ninth St., will mark Sept. 10 by providing steaks — one per person — for 50 cents from noon to 2 p.m. “Celebrating this milestone with 50-cent cheesesteaks is the perfect way to thank our loyal customers for their ongoing support,” Geno Vento, the eatery’s president and owner, said. The site also will accept $5 donations, which will benefit American Association for Cancer Research, in exchange for Geno’s memorabilia. “Although I plan on shaking things up a bit as the new owner of Geno’s Steaks,” Vento, whose father Joey Vento started the shop, said, “I do plan on upholding my Father’s rich tradition of giving back to the community.” SPR Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/briefs.
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Photos 1 to 2: Education preparation reigned supreme Saturday at Wharton Square Park, 2300 Wharton St., as Don’t Shoot...I Want a Future held its Fourth annual Backto-School Drive and distributed trophies to children from its kickball program. Photos 3 to 4: Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Episcopal Church, 916 S. Swanson St., lled the holiday weekend with tunes during the Labor Dei Endless Summer Music Festival. Photo 5: Scribe Video Center capped its month-long Street Movies! series Aug. 22 at Mifin Square Park, 500 Wolf St., with short lms, musical performances and childrens’ activities. Photos 6 to 7: In association with the monthold Taking Our South Philly Streets Back Facebook page, the Philadelphia Combative Arts Warrior Training Academy oversaw a self-defense seminar, which included workshops, Saturday at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Broad Street and Pattison Avenue. SPR
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ter, 1200 Carpenter St. 215-735-1225. email@example.com. hecphilly.org. ■ Newbold Neighbors Association holds its clean and green meeting 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at DiSilvestro Playground, 1701 S. 15th St. P.O. Box 54891. firstname.lastname@example.org. newboldneighbors.org. ■ Passyunk Gardens, 829 Wharton St., is open 4 to 6 Sundays and 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. email@example.com. passyunk.org. ■ Passyunk Square Civic Association holds its zoning meeting 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Annunciation B.V.M. Church, 1511 S. 10th St. P.O. Box 18052. contact@ passyunk.org. passyunk.org. ■ Pennsport Civic Association, 1837 S. Second St., meets 7 p.m. Sept. 11. EOM, 144 Moore St. 215-462-9764. pennsport@ aol.com. facebook.com/pennsport.civic. ■ South Philadelphia Rainbow Community Center, 1260 Newkirk St., holds video and photography training 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Vare Rec Center, 2600 Morris St. 215-685-1876. ■ South of South Neighborhood Association holds its community impact meeting 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and safety meeting 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at its ofce, 1901 Christian St., and meets and holds board elections 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at St. Charles Senior Community Center, 1941 Christian St. 215-732-8446. andrewd@ southofsouth.org. southofsouth.org. ■ South Philly Trash Think Tank meets 6:30 p.m. Sept 12. 267-544-9597. firstname.lastname@example.org. ■ Triangles on Grays Ferry Avenue Gateway Project committee meets 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at South of South Neighborhood Association’s ofce, 1901 Christian St. 215-732-8446. andrewd@ southofsouth.org. southofsouth.org/initiatives/graysferrytriangles. ■ Vare Rec Center, 2600 Morris St., hosts Zumba 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Cost: $5. 215-685-1876. ■ West Passyunk Neighbors Association meets 6:30 Sept. 10 at 1st District, 2301 S. 24th St. email@example.com. westpassyunk. blogspot.com. ■ Wharton Square Neighbors, 2300 Wharton St., hosts Oldies in the Park Summer Series 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. 215-8331941. firstname.lastname@example.org. SPR For more information on local communities, visit southphillyreview.com/community/neighborhoods.
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s a University of Pennsylvania-employed developmental psychologist, Deena Weisberg devotes her days to analyzing how children learn through literature, especially courtesy of fiction. While words win her curiosity, the bodies responsible for them offer the utterances competition, with the South-of-South dweller and her Tangle Movement Arts peers set to explore the latter tonight through Saturday, which they will execute at the Fishtown-situated Philadelphia Soundstages with “Break/Drift/Resist,” their new piece for FringeArts (See page 8 for more shows). “We always look to touch on elements of human interaction and are building around conflict as this show’s theme,” the 32-year-old circus-theater enthusiast said last week of her eight-member aerial acrobatics group. “With our identity as an all-woman company, we put emphasis on highlighting female strengths,
LIFESTYLES which comes through our great bonds with one another and focus on our artistry.” Primed for their third appearance in the late-summer celebration, Tangle’s performers call on circus disciplines such as aerial silks, rope and trapeze to craft their works, with Weisberg noting collaborations yield material designed to encourage audiences to ponder their relationships. With their recent output, she feels they are addressing the strengthening and altering of those unions. Primarily tasked to perform a silks act, she is looking forward to tackling the second component. “I’m something of an antagonistic presence,” the Ivy League educator said of testing her cohorts’ resolve through her fabric frivolity. “I try to impede the action and help patrons to see the ripple effects of community interaction.” Weisberg has contributed to Tangle’s tight-knit family for two years, finding herself so enthralled with exploring the physicality of her art that she even took to the trapeze while eight months pregnant for last year’s festival. She chooses endeavors based on the amount of training she can fit into her professional and parental schedules, yet no matter her selection, the aim remains the same. “This is my escape, my release,” she
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said of her hobby, which she initiated four years ago through the Germantown-based Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, where she first defied gravity via the trapeze. “It’s definitely a different outlet and an interesting way to understand more about how we use our bodies to tell stories.” With “Break/Drift/Resist,” Weisberg believes Tangle is remaining true to its desire to tell multidimensional tales, which its constituents also accomplish with smallerscale pieces. As she reflects on the company’s philosophy of engendering strength among women and realizing the wonders of collaborative work, she knows that levity shines through all the seriousness. “It’s all very fun,” she said of the 90-minute brainchild. “We’re bringing circus theater to those who might not necessarily know about it, but regardless of their background, I think my duty is to help them to enjoy their outing.” HAILING FROM NORTH Jersey, Weisberg used an early interest in literature to devise her career path. Interested not just in what one could discern from reading a text, she matriculated at Stanford University, earning a degree in symbolic systems. Constantly inquiring about the acquisition and perception of knowledge, she returned to
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vivors pray for you frequently whereas praying for souls in hell will do them no good at all. Those pseudo-Nazis can just stop praying for Hitler right now because he’s not going any place higher up than the discount basement of Dante’s Inferno. There is a problem, it seems to me, with this concept of getting “paroled” out of purgatory through the prayers of the living. Some people have bigger families and more friends than me. Isn’t this a little unfair to introverts and folks who can’t reproduce? Back to my Catholic instruction days for a moment. At that time, heaven was described as being lucky enough to serve the Lord. I wondered about that because it seemed more like a waiter’s job, without tips. You can see why I was never at the top of my instructions class. I think the concept of purgatory is brilliant. Really. Few of us figure that we are good enough to go straight to heaven with, for instance, someone who tended to a leper colony. It is a known fact, that most of us tend to shy away from lepers. Leper colonies do not attract many tourists, even those that charge less than $15 for a bagel and cream cheese. We can’t possibly view ourselves as being worthy enough to be on a non-stop flight to heaven with Mother Theresa. No, it seems likely that our lot in the afterlife is to fly coach where there is a long layover at O’Hare before ever getting to heaven. Please note that on the flight to purgatory there is a $100 charge for each piece of luggage and only one restroom. Don’t expect any meal or in-flight movies either. In heaven, all of the seats are first class and lobster is served. The rest of us are on Jet Blue heading to purgatory. If you are going to hell, you fly China Air. I mean no disrespect but now that we have modernized our idea of purgatory, I think we have to rethink what hell is really like. I think the whole fire thing is highly overrated. I worked with some women who always turned off the air conditioning in our office. It was never warm enough for them, so I don’t think a little eternal fire is going to scare them into leading a good life. Just as everyone’s idea of heaven is a relative thing, I think the same goes for hell. My own idea of hell is having to watch TV with just one channel — QVC. I don’t need hellfire as punishment, just 24 hours of “In the Kitchen with David.” There is a special circle of hell for a governor who drastically cuts funds for education and gives tax breaks to the fracking industry. Imagine Tom Corbett in purgatory with angry parents and teachers. Call it retribution. SPR Comment at southphillyreview.com/opinion/ cardella.
The Kid (Selena Gomez), from left, joins Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) on a wild ride as he aims to meet the demands of his wife’s kidnapper.
Skip this ‘Getaway’ ■ By R. Kurt Osenlund Movie Reviewer
than Hawke and Selena Gomez may have already starred in two of the year’s best films (“Before Midnight” and “Spring Breakers,” respectively), but in “Getaway,” they shift gears to copilot what’s almost certainly one of the year’s worst. Hawke is Brent Magna, an ex-racer living in Bulgaria, who’s forced by his wife’s kidnapper, known only as “The Voice” (Jon Voight), to steal a Shelby Mustang Super Snake and go on a high speed, citywide crime spree. Credited as “The Kid,” Gomez is a hard-edged teen who gets tossed in the mix after holding Brent at gunpoint, then being forced by The Voice to ride shotgun. While it’s never not stupid, “Getaway” is far more fun when it makes no sense whatsoever. Early on, before Gomez comes aboard, The Voice, who says he’ll kill Brent’s wife, Leanne (Rebecca Budig), if all of his rules aren’t followed, tells Brent to simply careen down city streets and smash into everything possible for no discernible reason. The film doesn’t seem to have a clue that it’s campy, but at least the absurdity makes for giggly fun. Sadly, all entertainment value soon comes to a screeching halt, as Brent and The Kid do The Voice’s bidding while implausibly evading all police, and laying on exposition as thick as the heads of the film’s makers (script duties went to Gregg Maxwell Parker and Sean Finegan, while Courtney Solomon directs). Gomez may have a real future as an actress, but you know you’re in trouble when a cute-as-a-button, tweeny pop star is schooling you, lecture-hall-style, on the latest in tech surveillance.
But the biggest problem is the way “Getaway” is constructed. Though the makers have boasted that they avoided all computer-generated imagery, and destroyed some 130 vehicles, the supposed realism doesn’t do a thing to change the film’s nonvisceral feel. Partially and hideously shot on security-cam video, and edited with all the grace of a drunken joy-rider, the movie has a franticness that keeps the viewer at a far remove. It’s best to maintain distance by avoiding “Getaway” altogether.
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Directed by Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier, “Love is All You Need” makes up in acting talent and atmosphere what it lacks in tonal strength. The Sorrento-set, partially Danish-language romance-comedy has its share of trite elements and on-thenose bits, but it also boasts a fine turn from the luminous Trine Dyrholm, and the best performance ever from Pierce Brosnan, who plays a cantankerous English businessman revived by the love of Dyrholm’s in-remission hairdresser. SPR Comment and see the trailers for this week’s movies at southphillyreview.com/arts-and-entertainment/movies.
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recently was called upon to deliver a eulogy for a deceased member of our family. In the eulogy I referred to the fact that if we are lucky, some of us find a slice of paradise here on earth. For the deceased, his slice of paradise was simply fishing off a pier in Wildwood, N.J. with his faithful dog beside him. After the service, the good priest mentioned that what I was describing is actually heaven, which posed some complex metaphysical questions for me. I went fishing once and found the sport much closer to my concept of hell than heaven. The closest that fish play a part in my personal heaven is when they are filleted tableside and accompanied by a good chardonnay. I described my wife’s and my own idea of paradise on earth, the island of Bermuda (Aug. 22), except for the hotel restaurant that charges $15 for a bagel with cream cheese (I am not sure whether that includes toasting the bagel). Heaven it seems, is a relative thing. For those who believe in an afterlife, the question of whether you can find anything comparable to heaven here on earth is akin to blasphemy. I tend to hedge on whether there is an afterlife. Let’s face it — all of us have been promised good things before that haven’t panned out (like most of my investments). However, I don’t want to foreclose the idea of heaven because that might disqualify me from getting there. In my view, whether it be Bermuda or fishing off a pier in Wildwood, hopefully it is like a movie trailer — a preview of what heaven will be like. When I was a public school kid attending Catholic instructions, being from public school automatically disqualified you from going straight to heaven when you died. The best you could hope for was purgatory. There was a time when the church taught that the only difference between purgatory and hell was your length of stay. In either place, you roasted in fire like a marshmallow, but in purgatory you got out just in time to turn into a s’more. As I understand it, purgatory no longer involves roasting in fire. As it is currently described, purgatory is a way station where you spend time until your soul is cleansed. It’s sort of like a cosmic car wash where you don’t have to tip the guy at the end of the line. You can get out more quickly if your sur-
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Other Goodies Bobby Lee: Through Sept. 7. Tickets: $21-$33. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. heliumcomedy.com. “First Look: Collecting for Philadelphia”: Through Sept. 8. Tickets: Free-$20. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215-763-8100. philamuseum.org. “Unknown Japan”: Through Sept. 11. Free. PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St. unknown-japan.com. “The Momentum”: Through Sept. 14. Tickets: $10-$15. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St. 215-413-1318. collaborationtown.org.
Law-abiding citizens English rockers Muse back “The 2nd Law,” their highly successful sixth studio album, 7 p.m. Sept. 9. Tickets: $35-$65. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. comcasttix.com. “Serpentine”: Through Sept. 15. Tickets: Free-$15. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215-299-1000. ansp.org. “Nature, Abstracted”: Through Sept. 29. Da Vinci Art Alliance, 704 Catharine St. 215-829-0466. davinciartalliance.org. “SPY: The Secret World of Espionage”: Through Oct. 6. Tickets: Free-$24.50. The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St. 215-448-1200. .edu. "The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats": Through Oct. 20. Tickets: Free-$12. National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall East. 215-923-3811. nmajh.org. String Band Music Under The Stars Presents Uptown: 8 p.m. Sept. 5. Free. The Mummers Museum, 1100 S. Second St. mummersmuseum.com. The Young Dubliners: 8 p.m. Sept. 5. Tickets: $13-$17. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Zumba Class: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 6. Free. Marconi Older Adult Program, 2433 S. 15th St. 215-218-9555. Free at Noon Live features Man Man: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 6. Free. The Porch at 30th Street Station, 2955 Market St. universitycity.org. First Friday Movie Night Under the Stars: 5:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Tickets: $5. Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St. 267-278-1505. historicphiladelphia.org. First Friday Devotions in Honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 6. St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, 1718 S. Ninth St. 215-336-5195. stnicksphila.com. The Honey Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8. Bartram Gardens. 215729-5281. 54th St. and Lindbergh Blvd. honeyfest@phillybeekeepers. org. phillyhoneyfest.com.
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“Wind Challenge 1”: Sept. 6-Oct. 26. Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St. 215-922-3456. eisher.org. “Burlesque: Multimedia Art”: Sept. 6-Oct. 27. Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge St. 267-970-5509. jedwilliamsgallery.com. Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Additions: Sept. 7-9. By appointment only. St. Patrick Hall, 240 S. 20th St. 215-545-0502. pyos.org. Germans and The Civil War: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets: $40. German Society of Pennsylvania, 611 Spring Garden St. 215-627-2332. germansociety.org. Hidden in Plain View, I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business, Young Statues and Nightmares for a Week: 7 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets:$15-$23. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com. The Vulcans: 8 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets: $10-$12. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Skeleton Hands: 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets: $8-$10. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. thetroc.com. Alo Brazil Brazilian Independence Day Show: 9 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets: $16. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Jeffrey Ross: 9 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets: $24.50. The Music Box at the Borgata, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J. 609-317-1000. theborgata.com. Karaoke Gung Show: 10 p.m. Sept. 7. Free. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. thetroc.com. PHIT Kids Presents StoryUP!: 10 a.m. Sept. 8. Tickets: $5-$10. The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. 267-233-1556. phillyimprovtheater.com. continued on page 20
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Laura Mvula: 8 p.m. Sept. 9. Tickets: $17.50. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. First Person Story Slam: School Days: 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Tickets: $8-$10. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-2221400. worldcafelive.com. Philadelphia Phillies vs. San Diego Padres: 7:05 p.m. Sept. 10-11. Tickets: $17-$70. Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way. 215-463-1000. phillies.com. Run Boy Run: 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Tickets: $5. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com.
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Eagle eyes With the NFL season kicking off tonight, it’s time to start pondering where is the best place to watch the Chip Kelly era unfold. Some will sit back in that comfy leather recliner Monday night when the Eagles open the season at FedExField while others will make the three-hour commute south on Interstate 95. For some, at least for eight weeks, the weekly tradition includes joining the crowd of 67,000-plus inside Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave., but it’s a tough and expensive ticket. Sharing the neighborhood with the four local pro sports teams means the diehard fans looking to escape from the house for that three-plushour window have plenty of options to choose from, and they’re all a short drive
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he 2012 Philadelphia Eagles are a closed chapter in the beloved franchise’s not-so-storied championship history. There were many weeks that fans either eliminated Bird watching from their regular routine or enjoyed an afternoon of channel surfing to the more exciting games. The got-to-do-a-betterjob excuse is no longer acceptable for local fans who are giving the home team a fresh start thanks to the new high-octane approach that coach Chip Kelly has introduced this preseason.
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McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon: Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way. 215-952-0300. mcfaddensballpark.com. NBC Sports Arena at Xfinity Live!: 1100 Pattison Ave. 267-443-6415. xfinitylive.com. PBR Bar & Grill at Xfinity Live!: 1100 Pattison Ave. 267443-6419. xfinitylive.com. PrimoHoagies: 326 South St. 215-923-3101. primohoagies.com. South Philly Bar and Grill: 1235 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-334-3300. southphillybar.com. The South Philadelphia Tap Room: 1509 Mifflin St. 215-271-7787. southphiladelphiataproom.com. SPR Contact Editor Bill Gelman at bgelman@southphillyreview. com or ext. 121. Comment at southphillyreview.com/sports/ features.
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Carol’s Apple Cake
pple season is here! It may not generate the same level of excitement as the Philadelphia Eagles, but the colorful, fall fruit typically provides several days worth of satisfaction. Carol McGinness, of the 2100 block of South Hancock Street, extends the enjoyment factor by baking her Apple Cake. A trip to an area farm may produce a fun-filled afternoon, but a quick trip to the store will suffice. Once the senses start smelling this freshout-of-oven sensation, the excitement about apple season may quickly follow. SPR
ringeArts kicks off today, but those still hungry can join more than 75 Philly top chefs. Feastival, a FringeArts benefit at Pier 9, 121 N. Columbus Blvd., is taking place from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 12. Belle Cakery, Bistrot La Minette, Brauhaus Schmitz, Ela, Federal Donuts, Fond, Izumi, Le Virtu, Miss Rachel’s Pantry, Noord, Paradiso, Percy Street Barbecue, South Philadelphia Tap Room and Will BYOB are participanting. Tickets are $250, or $350 for VIP access. Visit phillyfeastival.com. SPR
5 to 6 apples, sliced thin 2 cups and 5 tablespoons of sugar 2 tablespoons of cinnamon 3 cups of ﬂour 2 teaspoons of baking powder 4 eggs 1/4 cup of orange juice 1 cup of oil 2 teaspoons of vanilla
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a tube pan with butter and ﬂour. Mix the apples, 5 tablespoons of the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside. Sift the ﬂour, remaining sugar and baking powder together in a separate bowl and set aside. In a third bowl, combine the eggs, juice, oil and vanilla. Add the wet mixture to the sifted ingredients and mix. Alternate the batter with the apples to ﬁll the pan. Bake for 75 minutes.
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Led by executive chef Marshal Green, Jerry’s Bar is a newcomer to Northern Liberties. S ta f f P h o t o b y K at h r y n P o o l e
prepared with haricot vert, slightly al dente, with a scattering of toasted almonds and bathed in olive oil. The tomato was a bit soggy and there was much too much cheese and breadcrumbs and virtually no herbs were used during its preparation. Jerry’s Bar has a fine list of beers on tap and wines by the glass. Roses are very popular now and I enjoyed a glass of Columbelle ($7) from the Gascone region of France so much, I want to serve it at home. It imparted a dry, light crisp flavor with little sweetness. A glass of classic Vino Verde ($7) from Portugal, which makes for a fine light = Very Good
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picnic wine, is rarely seen on a wine list these days. Jerry’s Bar could be anywhere and is a fine addition to the Northern Liberties neighborhood. Three tips of the toque to Jerry’s Bar. SPR
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South Philly Diners Broad Street Diner: 1135 S. Broad St., 215-825-3636, $$ Diner at the Plaza: 43 Snyder Ave., 215-755-7899, $$ Melrose Diner: 1501 Snyder Ave., 215-467-6644, $ Morning Glory Diner: 735 S. 10th St., 215-413-3999, morningglorydiner.com, $ Oregon Diner: 302 Oregon Ave., 215-462-5566, oregondinerphilly. com, $$ Penrose Diner: 2016 Penrose Ave., 215-465-1097, penrosediner.com, $$ South Street Diner: 140 South St., 215-627-5258, southstreetdiner.com, $ SPR
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or 20 years, David Letterman has made us laugh when he or a guest recites the Top-10. Americans love lists and some of us cannot wait to read about “the best” new restaurant, bar, specialty store, etc. Last week, I came across a site proclaiming the 20 new restaurants we should be going to now. I clicked on it and the site mentioned a place called Jerry’s Bar. I had never heard of it. With a name like that, it could be anywhere in the city. I even wondered whether it was a full-scale establishment. Jerry’s Bar is located in Northern Liberties and it is, indeed, a restaurant. As soon as we walked in, I realized it could be a neighborhood place anywhere in the city. The bi-level restaurant has black wooden tables and chairs, a marble-topped bar, lots of brown wood trim, hanging lights and a modern chandelier. Edward and I sat at the bar and perused the menu. The bartender told us it opened in May. She gave us crisp linen napkins and table settings. I ordered a Negroni ($10.50) simply because I savored this cocktail last month at Paradiso. It is a mix of gin, sweet vermouth and Compari topped with an orange twist. Edward sipped a Bluecoat martini ($12) as we decided on appetizers. Meatballs ($8.50), bathed in a fresh, homemade tomato sauce, arrived in a small cast-iron skillet. They had a slightly creamy texture inside and although tasty, they could have been hotter. Toasted Italian bread was included for dipping. I cannot remember the last time I ordered chicken wings ($9), but wanted to
sample them at Jerry’s Bar. A pile of small, yet meaty wings were coated in a slightly spicy barbecue sauce that hit the spot. The requisite cool carrot and celery sticks along with a ramekin of homemade blue cheese dressing were included in the appetizer. Sandwiches and platters are on the bill of fare. I wanted to try the burger ($11) because I am still on a quest for a truly good one. Since last December, the burgers I have enjoyed were served at Devil’s Den and For Pete’s Sake. This one was seared and served medium-rare. A farmhouse cheddar was crumbled on top rather than sliced, so it did not melt at all. I also found the cheese to be salty. A slice of red ripe tomato and a thick leaf of cool, crisp Boston lettuce topped the burger. I also enjoyed the soft bun, which, thank goodness, did not impart any sweet taste. A mound of crisp fresh mixed greens, properly dressed, made me quite content. No bagged, soggy mesclun is served here. Edward loves fried fish so he ordered the haddock sandwich ($12) served on Texas toast. Although the fish was flavorful and not-at-all greasy, some tartar sauce would have played off nicely here. Since there is a choice of either salad or french fries, Edward went for the potatoes. They were too salty and could have been crisper. Both of us have been disappointed in the french fries we have tried in many restaurants throughout the city. I just may add them to my burger quest. From the side dishes, we selected green beans almandine ($6) and the stuffed tomato ($4). When was the last time you saw green beans topped with toasted slivered almonds on a menu? They were freshly
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hen the Bitars came to Philly in 1972, the northeast part of what is now Passyunk Square
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Bitar’s Owners: Amin and Jude Bitar Opened 1974 947 Federal St. 215-755-1121 bitars.com
was predominately Lebanese and Syrian emigrants, so Amin Bitar’s family baked authentic Middle Eastern pita bread for friends and neighbors, but the demand quickly rose. “People would start placing side orders with my grandma and mom,” Bitar said. “Word starting getting out.” So the family opened a bakery at 10th and Annin streets in 1974, which moved to its current location at 947 Federal St. five years later. Almost 40 years later Bitar now runs the business that has evolved into a eatery/grocery store with younger brother Jude. “They did the hard work,” Bitar said of his parents. “They were selling food that people knew nothing about. I’m lucky to be able to ride on their coattails.” The siblings continue to sell family recipes, but has Americanized its menu since the ethnic makeup of the neighborhood has altered.
One dish that chef Wilson Vazquez cooks up from the Bitar recipe collection is Lebanese Fattoush Salad with Grilled Chicken. “Traditional fattoush is a vegetarian dish,” Bitar, a grad of the former Bishop Neumann High School, 2600 Moore St., who now resides in South Jersey, said. “You can alter it by throwing grilled chicken or kabobs in it.”
INGREDIENTS: 2 pitas, split 3 tablespoons and 1-1/2 teaspoons of olive oil 1-1/4 teaspoons of ground sumac 1/4 cup of lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 and 1/8 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper 1 large head of romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped 2 large tomatoes, diced 2 small salad cucumbers, or 1 large cucumber, seeded and diced
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1/2 cup of red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup of fresh mint, thinly sliced 1-1/2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breasts
DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the pita rough-side up on a large baking sheet. Brush it with 1 tablespoon of oil and sprinkle it with 1 teaspoon of sumac. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes. Cool and break into bite-size pieces. Whisk the lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of pep-
per, 2 tablespoons of oil and 1/4 teaspoon of sumac in a large bowl. Add the lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, mint and pita. Toss to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the grill to medium-high. Rub the chicken with 1-1/2 teaspoons of oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Grill, about 4 minutes per side (or broil chicken about 5 inches from the heat source for about 6 minutes per side). Thinly slice the chicken and serve on top of the salad. SPR Comment at southphillyreview.com/ food-and-drink/features.
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tempt, the Rams fell behind 20-0 when sophomore running back Samid Williams’ fumble wound up in the trusty hands of sophomore defensive back Qadir Strothers. The Huskies appeared to have another six when Dolo heaved a beautiful ball to senior wide receiver John Graham for a 31-yard gain, but the upperclassman fell just short of the plane. Regardless of the missed chance, the guests gladly entered halftime with pride in their precision. “I took this job knowing the team had an extreme amount of youthful talent,” firstyear Huskies’ coach David Hand, a longtime defensive assistant for St. Joe’s Prep, said. “We put in some changes that are all about putting great athletes in a position to win games.” As the Southern troops rested, Natale lamented blown opportunities and stressed to the charges, especially those who played for him at Bok, to tidy their approach. “They think they got you,” he said. “Pay attention, and prove them wrong.” EDITING THEIR SCRIPT yielded little change, as the Rams fumbled away the second-
half kickoff. They escaped harm on their first defensive stand, but Dolo ripped off a 38-yard run to put them close to the goal line again. With Hand’s system placing so much trust in him, the junior admitted he loves to look for Graham as often as possible and found his 6-foot-3 target for a 15yard strike to up the lead to 26-0. “I feel really good about the season because we’re hungry, and we know how to go after what we want,” Dolo said. “I think we showed today that we’re coming together quickly.” More athletic displays from the Southwest Philly resident brought the Huskies to the 1, where Monway converted a carry to cap their scoring. Facing the never-sought possibility of being a shutout victim, the Rams soon found a bit more space against Hand’s second-stringers and seemed to gain a sense of redemption when senior quarterback Ryan Stewart scored with 33 seconds left. A two-point conversion finished the day, with the teams meeting right after to share respectful sentiments. “Next time, you just have to do your jobs
better,” Natale said of his outgunned guys, who visit Spring-Ford tonight. “We gave away opportunities and this is what happens.” Set to play against Del-Val Saturday at Simon Gratz High School, Prep Charter felt very good about scoring an impressive win, especially because Southern features many old Bok Wildcats. “I saw them as Bok, and we owed them for a couple years now,” Graham, a Southwest Philly dweller, said of 42-15 and 32-0 losses to the defunct East Passyunk Crossing school in 2011. The agile receiver nabbed four of Dolo’s completions for 69 yards and shared with his coach a great sense of respect for the vanquished team. “I know they’re always well-coached, so we’ll definitely take a bunch from this,” Hand said. Webb will likewise gain lessons from the result. “Definitely not a good day,” the West Philadelphian said, “but we’ll be able to bounce back.” SPR Contact Staff Writer Joseph Myers at jmyers@ southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/sports/features.
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pon providing his nal bit of pregame advice Friday morning, football coach Frank “Roscoe” Natale reminded the South Philadelphia High School Rams, 2101 S. Broad St., to support one another so as not to give themselves two foes. Eager to notch a unique victory to kick off the season, his athletes displayed patchy unity in falling 32-8 to the Prep Charter Huskies, 1928 Point Breeze Ave., at the South Philadelphia super site, 10th and Bigler streets. Through cooperative sponsorships with Parkway Center City and Universal Audenried Charter High School, 3301 Tasker St., the Lower Moyamensing-based squad had already featured an integrated roster, with last week’s affair offering more novelty as Natale and other contributors joined the Rams’ ranks earlier this summer following the closing of Edward Bok Technical High School, formerly 1901 S. Ninth St. He and his performers welcomed their initial occasion to test their togetherness against a West Passyunk-situated unit also adjusting to changes. “It’s a nice mix of kids,” Natale, of the 1600 block of South Juniper Street, said. “They just have to learn. It takes time to get that momentum going.” The 2011 Public League Coach of the Year chose to gauge their tenacity by electing to kick off. Junior quarterback Vian Dolo, who guided the Huskies to a 7-5 mark last year, hit senior wide receiver Curran Simmons with a 41-yard pass on the first play from scrimmage and reveled two plays later when junior running back Tarr Monway broke free for a 9-yard score. Uneventful drives, especially for Southern, marked the rest of the quarter, but the visitors again gave the defenders fits with their first second-half possession, with Dolo and Monway activating their legs and moving the chains. Overseeing a no-huddle scheme, the signal caller tallied a 7-yard score that made the hosts, especially Mark Webb, miffed. “I like our identity,” the senior All-Publc offensive guard and defensive tackle said. “Our technique is there but our conditioning needs work, and I think the second quarter showed that.” With little wiggle room on their next at-
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Lovely 2BD/1BA home with extra-large kitchen with stone ﬂooring + eat-in kitchen area, beautiful private patio with stone ﬂooring and private fencing, and a ﬁnished basement offering a ﬁreplace and custom shelving, all brilliantly designed with wide plank hardwood ﬂoors! Grand 4BD/1.5BA home with den, fantastic yard with brick planter area and bamboo fence, and eat-in kitchen with lovely cabinetry, also boasting crown moldings, high ceilings, chandelier, and gas ﬁreplace.
WEST OF BROAD
Great 3BD/1BA home boasting gorgeous hardwood ﬂoors, lots of light, and fun yard, located just 1 block away from Broad Street, Passyunk Avenue shopping district, and stadiums!
1609 S. 22nd
Lovely 2-story, 4BD/1BA home ready for your personal touch offering wide open space, enormous yard, and abundance of closets and many more charming details, being sold in ‘as is’ condition.
Beautiful, completely renovated 2BD/1BA home with central air, hardwood ﬂoors, recessed lighting and semi-ﬁnished basement. This sparkling new home is conveniently located to restaurants, businesses, shopping, more!
1326 S. 22nd
Recent made over 3BD/1.5BA home offering reﬁnished oak ﬂoors, open ﬂoor plan, and large eat-in stainless + tile kitchen, also boasting wide open basement and over-sized concrete yard.
Stunning 3BD/2.5BA home with hardwood ﬂoors, gas ﬁreplace, large front window, and private patio, also boasting a quaint roof deck with jaw dropping views of Center City.
1155 S. Juniper
EAST OF BROAD
Beautifully and tastefully done 3BD/1.5BA home featuring lots of natural light, hardwood ﬂoors, open granite and stainless kitchen with custom backsplash, and fun yard!
Spectacular 4BD/1BA home with 1,610sqft, 20ft deep yard, tons of side windows, and super high ceilings, boasting great woodwork and other lovely details throughout!
WEST OF BROAD
2318 S. Rosewood
Great 3BD/1BA home boasting gorgeous hardwood ﬂoors, lots of light, and fun yard, located just 1 block away from Broad Street, Passyunk Avenue shopping district, and stadiums!
EAST OF BROAD
Amazing opportunity to get in the ground level of a developing area! Stunning 3BD/1.5BA home with fun yard, ﬁnished basement, custom lighting ﬁxtures, and hardwood ﬂoors.
2530 S. 12th
Beautifully maintained 3BD/1BA home offering lovely foyer, cozy living room, large eat-in kitchen, and fun yard, all perfect for a ﬁrst time buyer looking to settle in a fantastic area!
Move-in ready and totally renovated 2BD/1BA home boasting wide open space, new hardwood ﬂoors, exposed brick, and fun yard, all located in a wonderful neighborhood! Grand 4BD/1.5BA home with den, fantastic yard with brick planter area and bamboo fence, and eat-in kitchen with lovely cabinetry, also boasting crown moldings, high ceilings, chandelier, and gas ﬁreplace.
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19th & Ritner – Beautiful tree lined street, 3 BRs, 1 ½ baths, open porch, finished basement. Dated but nicely kept and maintained. Artistry in Newbold! Elegant & completely renovated brick-front home with outstanding garden on pretty block. Unique property. 5xx Hellerman – Duplex – 2 – 2 BR, 1 bath units. Separate utilities and washer & dryer in basement for both units. Small deck on 1st fl leads to a large yard. Quiet street. This property will work for either owner occupied or investors. 24xx S 17th St – Large 4 bedroom home on one of the prettiest streets in South Phila. Central air, newer front, finished basement, wide tree lined stately street. Exceptional value in Newbold!! Completely renovated home featuring H/W floors, granite counters, central air, powder room, patio and much more! 24xx American St – Move-in Condition – 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Corner property with entry on Porter St. Check this home out! Tenth Street Gem $159,000 - Occupied duplex with $1400/month income at 10th & Wolf. One unit is move-in ready, the other requires modernization. Recent upgrades to major systems. Live in one, rent the other! West Passyunk Ave Shopping Area – Largest home on the block – with lots of charm. Come see this “Nostalgic 3 bedroom home” Super convenient to everything. 10th & Wolf Vic – Adorable 2 bedroom home in an area that’s growing in popularity. Plaster walls, refinished wood floors, large mod kit, mod bath, central air and more. Under $140,000 18th & Wolf Vic – Charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Living room/dining room combo, Pergo flooring, new kitchen cabinets & appliances, full unfinished basement w/washer & dryer. Newer mechanicals, nice sized yard. Investors – Attention! 19th & McKean – Beautifully renovated 3 BR apartment & 1000 sq ft commercial garage. Great rental potential, lots of speculation in area. Mollbore Terrace - Corner property on a tree lined private courtyard. 3 bedrooms, finished basement, beautiful wood flooring, modern kitchen & bath, central air, open porch and rear patio. Lots to offer, a must see! Point Breeze – Reduced to $19,900!! 23rd & Morris – 3 BR home, needs total renovation. Only a few steps from Point Breeze Ave. Get in while the prices are still reasonable. Broad & Porter – Former Doctor’s office with 2 BR apt on 2nd fl. Excellent single residence potential or business & residence combined. Next to highly rated Jenks Elementary School, easy access to public transportation, bridges, roads and Center City. Close to Broad St! 13th & Porter Vic – Close to schools and transportation, this main street home is perfect for any buyer. Spacious 3 bedroom, 1 ½ bath home w/central air & H/W floors. Washer & dryer on first floor! 9xx Sigel – Attractive brick front home with 3 bedrooms, new bath & other renovations. Put your own touches on this home and make it yours today! Point Breeze – 3 bedroom shell on a wide tree lined street, in one of Philly’s most rapidly developing areas. $14,900!! Check the records, there aren’t many at this price! 16th & Wolf - $175,000 for a large well kept home…just dated. Fin basement, 1 ½ baths, huge bedroom suite and a super location. Definitely worth a look. You won’t be disappointed
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Hancock sized yard.1101-1115 $189,900 1102-1134 N Hope d d e e c for uc bth home. Totally renovated from top to bottom, hrdwd flrs, ts of light, finished 140 MifflinZoned Stand-Approved Gorgeous du3 bdrm,ed1.5 16 Town homes + 2 stacked Duplexes Re R basement 20and off Streetnice Spaces in yard. $314,900 600-02 N American N/C 1923-1925-2021-2023 gated Community 3550 Sq Ft 3 + Den/4.5 3 3/2.5, Bsmt Garden, Best N/C .3 + Den/4.5 car Courtyard 2/2.5 Deck 2 bth hm Parrish N/Cand 4/2.5w/ Deck hrdwd 3 to 4 BRdeck w/ nice Center City views. $259,900 137 Daly St - Totally 3 2story, 3Home. bdrm, flrs, granite countertops $1,975,000 rehabbed BalconiesDeck Garden + Garage, & TA garage, TA Garage Grdn & Grg. TA From $469,000 Garage TA From $650,000 2940 S. Broad St - Fab., pristine 3 bdrm, 2.5 bth hm w/ hrdwd flr t/o, in-law suite, huge media room, lrg garden & n ctio u 5 car parking. $499,900 tror Rent $2800 D ns LD Co OL w SO 116 Alter Street 2.5 story3 colonial home. 3 bdrms, 1.5 bths, random pine finished floors, fp w/ brick hearth, Ne 2 S - Lovely 119-123 Federal exposed brick & garden. $279,000 or Rent $1650 Jay-Z & Beyonce 534 Queen Beautiful 1 Christian St #22 N/C Development 24 Condos 502 Delancey 4+Off/3 F & 3 + Den/2.5 H/W & 3 to 4 + den /2.5 3/2 Deck + Between 6th & 7th off of 2/2 Parking TA 2 1/2 BAflrs, + Deck 3crown Car Deck & Garden 115 Lovely rehabbed 2 bdrm, 1.5 bth hm hrdwd molding, granite countertops & decent sized yard. $179,900 GardenDaly $499,000 St - From + Parkingwith RED $499,000 Fitzwater 3 Lots $509,000 Prng $1,350,000 1833 S. Etting - Cute well kept 1 stry rancher hm, 2 bdrms, 1.5 bths, finished bsmnt , 2nd kitch/den huge yrd. $84,900 SOLD n t en ctio m u r lop st 2028ftS. Philip- New Rehab.p2bdrms, hrdwd flrs, great kit & bth,Confin. basement & sep lndry rm also fitted for powder room. $189,000 lex ve e De w w Ne New Façade, CA, LR, DR, EIK, Lg Yard & Bsmt. RED $224,900 Du Well Kept Ne 2020 3 BR, 1.5 BA Hm w/ 2 L S. 3rd St - Very Lg 128 Pemberton St 1 Christian #49 Christian 3 Condos 623 S 6th Garage Rosa Court— 825 S. Hm 2nd St on a Grt Block w/ LR, Fp, EIK, Pantry,335 227 Tree - Lovely 2Duplex BR Rear Yd, Bsmt & Storage. $139,900 SOLD 2338 Fitzwater A& C St 127 Monroe Fab Multi 5/4 + Deck 3/2.5 Garden + 1 car 4 /3.5 2 Car Parking 1/1 + Deck, TA 3 /2 From $549,000 Great Corner Condos 1/1 TA upscale Builder’s Hm Pkng $499,500 $549,900 From $299,000 1 SOLD Property REDNewer $379,000 2+ Den/2 Garden From $229,000 2445 S. Garnet StRED- Great Construction 5 Yrs Old, 3 BR + FinREDBsmt, 2.5& Garden Ba,$649,900 LR, DR, EIK, SS + Garage. RED $489,000 714-22 Bainbridge St -13 Condos with Garage Parking - 2/2- Gardens & Decks. FROM $379,900 116 Fitzgerald St - Beautiful Rehab w. 2 BR, Hrwd Flrs, Granite Kit, SS, Backsplash, Fin Bsmt & Lg Yard. RED $189,900 SOLD Great Rental 1529 E. -Moyamensing Ave. - Wond 5 BR, 1 Full & 2 Half BA Hm w/ Original Pine Flrs, 2400 Sq Ft & 2 Fp’s. RED $310,00 3rd & Bainbridge Live & work from home in this fabulous space. 2 bedrooms +den,1.5 Baths, hardwood floors, Deck + Gallery space on 1st Fl. $3000 427 Queen St- Beautiful 3 story, 2St bedroom, 1 bath trinity, H/W, EIK & garden. $1400 Bsmt, 1.5 Ba Hm w/ LR, DR, 2 Fp’s, EIK & Lg Custom Designed Garden. $339,900 SOLD 113 Wharton - Wond 3 BR + Fin 225 Catharine St - Beautiful 3 BR + Den, 4 BA, H/W, Granite ktchn, grdn & 2 car parking. $3500 776 S. 2nd St - Very nice 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Bi level apartment w/ CA + Lg Deck. $1350 121 Wharton St - Large 3 Story Home w/ High Ceilings, 4 BR, 1 BA, Full Bsmt & Yard. $225,000 810 S. 3rd St –Beautiful large 3 BR + Den home with hardwood floors t/o, yard + parking. $2500 1119 E. Palmer St –N/C 3 BR + Media Rm, 3 BA, H/W t/o, Fp, Lg Garden + 3 car parking. $2500 2437 S. Philip StAvailable-800 - Nice 3Sq BR, BA Home w/ LR, DR, EIK, Bsmt, Mechanicals & Storage. $115,000 SOLD 400 Spring Garden-N.C Commercial Space to 1600 Ft. Call for1Details 2030 Manton St - Great N/C 3 BR, 2.5, LR, DR, Hrwd Flrs, EIK, SS, Rear Yard, Terrace & Deck. inced. cc views $299,900 SOLD - Attn investors. Nice size 3 bdrm 1 bth hm w/, living rm, dining rm, eat in kitchen & yard. $49,900 2612 S. Gerritt 146 Roseberry St - Very well maintained 3 BR, 1.5 Ba Hm, LR, DR, CA, Lg Kitchen, Yard & Basement. RED $124,900 www.conwayteam.com The Award Winning Kathy, Patrick and the Conway Team 215.440 .8190 1520 S. 27th - Great investment opportunity. 3 bdrm, 1 bth home, lrg kitchen & yard. Being sold as is. $49,900 215.627.6005 Society Hill Office 426 Federal St - A 3 Story, 4 BR, 1 BA Home w/ LR/DR Combo, Lg EIK, Nice Light, Side Yard & Bsmt. RED $184,900 SOLD 14xx S. 12th St - Huge 2 story home. 3 BD, 2.5 Baths, Bruce hardwood Floors. PRISTINE CONDITION! RED $329,000 Visit our website for our complete inve nto ry, wee kly o pen hou se s, add ition a l p ictu res a nd mo re p a rticula rs. 102 Morris St– Beautiful 4 BR, 2 full bath hm with hardwood fls (1st Fl), finished basement, CA & nice yard. $289,900 343 Wolf St - Large, spacious 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath home w/ high ceilings, large yard and tons of storage space. $179,900 114 Durfor St - Beautiful hm w/ newer facade, 3 bdrms, 1.5 bths, HW flrs, fin basement, central air & nice size yard. $189,900 334 Fitgerald St - Great 2 bdrm, 1 bth hm, hrdwd flrs, great natural light, large yard & central air. $134,900 150 Tree St - Total rehab, 3 bdrms, 2.5 bths, hrdwd flrs t/o, finished basement, Juliet balcony & private deck. $234,900 SOLD 4 + office/2.5 Garden & Garage. Lot size 19x136 $1,250,000
118 Catharine St Award Wining,3500 sq. ft, grdn & grg. $1,300,000
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1 Christian #40 Condo
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Very nice 2 bed, w/newer kit, gas heat
Spac well kept 3 bed hm w/huge kit
20XX S. CROSKEY
3 Bed, 1 bath idealfro investment
2 Bed hm in need of some TLC
24XX S. 19TH ST
Prime Location-Lg 4 Bed. Must Sell!
25XX S. LAMBERT
Girard Estate, Lovely 4 Bed Home
27XX 7XX S. 16TH
Lovely 3 Bed mod Hm, H/W Flrs, Fin Basement
22XX S. 21ST
3 bed w/H/W fls, fin bsmnt, nice blk
20XX S. ETTING
Lovely mod 3 bed Hm w/ one car garage
22XX S. WOODSTOCK
Well maintained 3 bed, w/ new carpeting, tree lined st.
21XX S. 19th
69,000 Only $149,900 $29,900 PRICED TO SELL $54,900
4 Bed Hm w/open porch, H/W Fls, New Heater Ask $149,900
SOUTH OF OREGON 27XX S. 16TH
Spac 3 story 4 bed hm, master suite, deck, h/w
28XX S. 13TH
Spac. 4BD, Off St Parking, Across from Park
28XX S. CAMAC
Beautiful totally redone home, brand new kit Must see $229,900
COMMERCIAL/MULTI-FAMILY 27XX FEDERAL
2 Lots ideal for New Construction
23XX S. 12TH
1st Fl. Comm/Offuce spacew/space 1 Bed Apt ASK $217,900
Duplex Fully Rented See util
18XX SNYDER AVE
Spacious office & lg 2 Bed appt.
Prime 2 car garage w/office
20XX S. GARNET
Store/Office and 2 apts. high traffic location!
3 Story duplex fully occupied
Ask $149,900 $189,900 Ask $219,900
BROAD & OREGON AVE. Com property w/ 2 Bed Apt.
25XX S. 3RD
Store Front w/ nedw mechanicals
28xx ALdER ST. 1Br/1Ba/ $950. monthly+utilities
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6TH & FEDERAL VIC. 12XX S. MARSHALL adorable 2 bed home recently renovated w/new brick front, granite kit, h/w flrs, Just Move In! Down the street from Gold Star Park! Ask $217,900 28XX S. 13TH - Across from the park, spacious 4 bed home w/ fin basement, two kitchens, Off street parking in rear. Drastically Reduced $237,900. 27XX S. 16TH - PRIME LOCATION Spac 3 story 4 bed hm, w/gorgeous h/w fls, new kit, 3rd fl deck
10XX MOUNTAIN ST.- Fabulous Passyunk SQ Townhouse TOTALLY RENOVATED! MUST SEE! $314,900 12XX PORTER WOW! Beautiful spac 3 Bed Hm w/Lg Eat in Kit, mod Bath, Prime Location Asking $229,000.
19147 12XX Dickinson
East Passyunk SQ Spectacular Renovation!
12XX S. MARSHALL
Lovely recently renovated 3 bed, c/a near park
Handy Person Special
Open to Offers $110,000
19148 24XX S. PHILLIP
Well Kept mod.3 bbed w/ca
Lg 3 bed hm in excell cond.Prime Whitman Block
3 Bed hm in exxcellent condition
26XX S. Warnock
3 bed hm, nice street, h/w fls
11XX S. TREE
Beautiaful cmpletely renovated Hm, Just move in!
24XX S. 9TH
Wow! A Truly magnificent home.
$124,900 $234,900 A Must See!
Lg 3 Bed home on prime Whitman Block
24XX S. 2ND
Prime Witman Block, 3 bed w/ new kit. Move in cond.
26XX S. JUNIPER
Well maintained, spac 2 BD, fin bsmnt
21XX S. 13TH
Huge renovated 3 story, LG rear yd, a must see!
25XX S. Clarion
Lovely Immacuate 3 Bed Hm, Move in Condition
3 story fixer upper. Priced to sell
17XX S. 6TH
Fully rehabbed 4BD, 2 full bath, H/W floors
19XX S. Sartain
Prime East Passyunk Crossing Home, Call now! Ask $205,000
Adorable, extremely well kept mod 2BD home
South West Phila 24XX S. EDGEWOOD
Very well kept 3 Bed, w. driveway & Garage
Estate Sale, great investment, Must Be Sold
3 Bed Hm in good cond, excel investment $850/mo. Ask $74,500
27XX S. 78TH ST.
Gorgeous 3 Bed, Corner home, Granite Kit.
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