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The immortal mogul Rich Westcott, who has penned a book on Eddie Gottlieb, discussed his subject’s many accolades.

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is the season for thrilling slam dunks and adrenaline-inducing three-point shots, as the National Basketball Association nears the crowning of its next champion. While fans certainly flaunt their fascination with contemporary stars, they and n An East Passyunk Crossing their heroes owe their opportunities for lauding baseball team and performing to numerous luminaries, includromped to its fourth league crown in six seasons See page 30.

ing Eddie Gottlieb. The league and local figures honored the icon May 21 by unveiling a historical marker outside South Philadelphia High School, 2101 S. Broad St. “We all agree that Gottlieb truly deserves this,” emcee Celeste Morello said of lionizing the 1916 alumnus of the Lower Moyamensing-situated school. “His accomplishments are testaments to finding a passion and maximizing involvement in it.” The South Philly-based historian headed the en-

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deavor to endow the Ukraine native, whose family flocked to the area early last century, with another impression of immortality. Already a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball, International Basketball and Philadelphia Jewish Sports halls of fame, he became the fifth sports-related entity to receive recognition through Morello, who learned of The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission’s favorable estimation of her application in the winter. See GOTTLIEB page 10 >>

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lanche Burton-Lyles gladly inhabits two worlds, one powered by praising the past and the other infused with a focus on the future. The always-occupied octogenarian will unite her universes Saturday by helming the diamond anniversary celebration of fellow South Philadelphian Marian Anderson’s historic Lincoln Memorial performance. In doing so, she will honor the singer not only as an admirer but as a recipient of her encouragement. “She is such a part of our cultural background that all generations, especially the younger ones, should know of her example,” Burton-Lyles recently said from Anderson’s 2011 National Register of Historic Places-designated abode at 762 S. Martin St. “She remains relevant today for her talent, of course, and for the way she conducted herself and sought to be a positive presence and influence.” Along with numerous devotees of the lauded South of South songstress, the resident of the 1100 block of South 19th Street will head to The African American Museum of Philadelphia as an esteemer of her output and a dreamer of opportunities for potential-profuse youths. Having acquired the aforementioned home 16 years ago and transformed it into a museum and the base for a thriving historical society, she has certainly succeeded in localizing Anderson’s achievements and works to prolong her mentor’s enthusiasm for finding noteworthy successors. “There’s so much talent to experience,” the Point Breeze denizen said of having overseen the development of classical and performing artist scholars, including South Philly-situated figures, since the late 1990s. “We are quite often giving them the bridge they need.” Many aided individuals will join Burton-Lyles for the year-in-the-making extravaganza, during which she will received the Founders Award for preserving Anderson’s legacy. The three-hour event will feature piano selections from the honoree, but she knows full well the day will belong to her prized confidant. “She had amazing gifts but seemed separated from them,” Burton-Lyles said of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and Grammy Award winner. “By that, I mean she was so human, so unassuming and had not a trace of pride.” Anderson also possessed immense resolve, as evidenced in ’39 by her professional handling of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s refusal to let her sing before an integrated audience in Constitution Hall. Through President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s intervention, she received redemption on April 9 the same year, Easter Sunday, no

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Lack of Patriotic pride To the Editor: I just burn [up] that those who come to America from foreign countries find jobs, open businesses, become successful, buy homes, and have families, and are able to send money to relatives overseas, but will not spend several lousy dollars for an American flag to fly proudly in front of their properties. Strong case, in front of the business corridor on South Shunk Street and from Porter Street to Moore streets, there is not one single flag on the entire perimeter. Even more disgraceful are the American-born citizens in the Italian Market on South Ninth Street. On such a holy sanctimonious day, we should honor and remember those killed in battle. The sick feeling forced on me driving throughout South Philly and counting just 13 American flags. There was much partying with drinking and grills going full blast. I am so very proud to be an American that has given me so very much that I fly not one but

two flags on every patriotic holiday. What has become of yesterday when almost every house proudly displayed American emblems? “The home of the brave and the land of the free” completely passed by and I say: Shame on you. Now get back to your grill and beer. I truly believe an issue should be made by all of this. But isn’t that a terrible shame though? Especially South Street, with its huge success, fails to honor the country who gave them the privilege to display our flag. Someone must make an issue of this disgusting lack of patriotism and honor the country, for America has turned rather into one huge party. That simply sickens me, and should [sicken] you too. I remember when it was treated for what it was meant to be: Somberly, and respectfully. There is, after all, a time to party but also a time for reflection. Frank Cavallaro South Philadelphia

Accepting exceptions To the Editor: What is wrong in this world? The uproar over [the fact that] a NFL draft pick is gay. (Word on the Street, May 15). So what? Who cares what he does in his private life? He gets his job done and does it well. That’s all that should concerns fans. I truly believe LGBT people are born that way and can’t change. I always hear people say they don’t want to change. I personally don’t believe that. Why would they put themselves in harm’s way? People are quick to judge and ridicule them. They are people. Just a little different. Josephine Girilli South Philadelphia

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“It’s against the laws of God. And I just think that America has fallen a long way as far I’m concerned.” Anthony White, Front and Porter streets

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HAVE DOG, MUST TRAVEL: With Rosco, a trusty German Shepherd and coyote mix companion, by his side, Dustin Woods, a Detroit native and former Marine, took to the 1600 block of South Columbus Boulevard last week in search of support. Referring to himself as a “traveler,” he arrived in Philadelphia earlier this month, having continued his practice of hitching rides on freight trains. He has had his story included in the documentary “Freeload.” SPR

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tudents have been hard at work all year, and it’s time for some well-deserved recognition. Before the words summer vacation start echoing through the hallways, the South Philly Review and the Young Chances Foundation are looking to recognize Rising Stars — some of the top performers in grades kindergarten through 12. Principals, guidance counselors and teachers – it’s your job to make sure your worthy candidates make the nomination list. Nominees must be from South Philadelphia or attend a school in the 19145, 19146, 19147 or 19148 zip codes. Being a straight-A student or valedictorian is a strong point, but not the only criterion being taken into consideration. Maybe your student has made a dramatic academic turnaround since the first semester or overcome a personal hardship. We also want to hear about the talented individuals who excel in the classroom as well as numerous extracurricular activities. It can be anything from athletics to school clubs to volunteer work. The submission deadline is noon June 3. The selection committee will review all of the entries, with the winners appearing in the special June 26 edition of the South Philly Review. Contact the South Philly Review at editor@southphillyreview.com, or call 215-336-2500, ext. 121. SPR Comment at southphillyreview.com/ news/briefs.


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A woman kept an attacker from taking her possessions in Queen Village. Walking along the 700 block of South Front Street at 11:10 p.m. Monday, the complainant had an unknown male approach her from behind, with the stranger blaring “Give me your money,” Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. He grabbed her purse and pointed an umbrella at her, but the undeterred figure replied by grabbing his sweatshirt’s hood and tightly clutching her property. Her screams led him to let go and flee eastbound on Queen Street via a bicycle. The complainant reported nothing taken, Tolliver said, and suffered minor cuts to her hands and left toe. She did not seek immediate medical attention and described the male as black, 15 to 18 years old and 160 pounds; having a thin build and a light complexion; wearing a gray hoodie with the hood up; and riding a bright blue bike. To report information, call South Detectives at 215-685-1635, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit phillypolice.com/forms.

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Relative distress Police arrested a Point Breeze motorist for allegedly bumping another vehicle operator’s car. At 8:05 p.m. Monday, the complainant, who had parked on the 2100 block of Sigel Street, had the reported offender approach his driver’s side window to shout “You owe my aunt money,” Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. The other individual supposedly punched his face and reached into the car to attempt to remove the keys from the ignition. As they struggled, the complainant said he observed a black handgun in the purported attacker’s waistband and tried to drive away. The other man supposedly boarded a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu to chase the fleeing motorist and struck his bumper several times. After a pursuit, he observed a police vehicle at the intersection of 27th and Wharton streets. Having informed the officers of the situation, he positively identified the man, who was allegedly still following him. Authorities arrested 31-yearold Kyhem Penn, of the 2100 block of Sigel Street. They had not filed charges against him as of press time. SPR Contact Managing Editor Joseph Myers at jmyers@southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/policereport.


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Passyunk Square residents Christopher DiCapua and Oscar Cabrera, from left, filed for their marriage license on Tuesday afternoon. Carolyn Caton, from left, and Noelle Foizen are equally as eager about taking the next step. day’s decision. “It was a historic day and it was long overdue,” Berger said. “And we welcome the applicants with open hearts and minds and we continue to do so.” The requirements are a current valid photo ID, proof of social security number in the form of an official document, proof of the dissolution of a previous marriage by certified copy of the divorce decree or a death certificate, and $80 in cash or money order. Valid licenses require a three-day waiting period to use it and a 60-day period of use. So what does it mean, specifically? “First, I think of love and what it means to be totally committed to another person in an enduring and loving way,” Burger said. “The benefits that follow would be financial: Filing a joint tax return, life insurance, benefits, pensions, any benefits through your employer, health insurance, any benefits that would accrue to any married couple are now available to same-sex couples.” Noelle FoizeN disturbed her partner, Carolyn Caton, in slumber on her way to work on Tuesday morning: “Babe, I think the ruling’s coming through today,” she said, but Carolyn wove her off. “We were following the cases and we thought the rulings might come in June and even though things had been going well for marriage equality in other states, I wasn’t confident that PA would tow the line.”

Foizen and Caton, residents of the 1500 block of East Passyunk Avenue, have been together for about 13 years (“We’re starting to lose count,” Caton said). The Temple graduates are both macro-level social workers who finished Masters in Social Work at Columbia University’s School of Social Work. Carolyn works in City Hall in the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services developing a program called PowerCorpsPHL (an AmeriCorps-like collaboration between the mayor’s and governor’s offices). And Foizen works for the Managing Director’s Office under the Deputy Mayor of Public Safety with emergency management. “I just happened to be at the convention center for a conference,” Foizen said, she was following progress on Twitter, and at around 2:30, she “tweeted at the City to see if they were giving out marriage licenses.” A friend in the Mayor’s Office of Communications sent her a message to say “Go.” But as Caton reminded, same-sex couples have been fighting and will continue to fight for years to come. They’ve worked for years to establish power of attorney for each other with lawyers, “We’ve had to shore that up outside of marriage. That’s why, for me, I’m so happy about marriage because it’s a wonderful step for equality and the validity of relationships,” Canton said. “People can still get fired for being gay,” Foizen said. “This is an awesome little step but we still have a ways to go.”

Cabrera shared a similar outlook. “To me, emotionally, it’s very important to feel married to Chris,” he said. “My heart was warmed by how welcoming and warm and human,” DiCapua said. “And accepting,” added his husband. “To have the city embrace and accept this in a public way was very important for us and for the whole gay community of course,” Cabrera concluded. Berger added that in the 39-page decision that came from Harrisburg on Tuesday, Jones hoped this would be a sign of the evolution of equality that’s been going on over the past decade. “One of the things he said was today we refer to this as same-sex marriage, but one day soon, he hopes, everybody will refer to it just as being married. In other words, there will be no distinction between marriage and same-sex marriage,” Berger explained. The judge, a known conservative, ruled on the side of law. “You can’t rule on emotions, you have to rule on the side of the law and what the law and facts support and interpret the law properly based on facts,” Berger said. “It ruled the existing law to be unconstitutional and that’s why same-sex marriages are permissible and out-of-state same-sex marriages are to be recognized in Pennsylvania.” SPR Contact Staff Writer Bill Chenevert at bchenevert@southphillyreview.com or ext. 117. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/features.


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lanche Burton-Lyles gladly inhabits two worlds, one powered by praising the past and the other infused with a focus on the future. The always-occupied octogenarian will unite her universes Saturday by helming the diamond anniversary celebration of fellow South Philadelphian Marian Anderson’s historic Lincoln Memorial performance. In doing so, she will honor the singer not only as an admirer but as a recipient of her encouragement. “She is such a part of our cultural background that all generations, especially the younger ones, should know of her example,” Burton-Lyles recently said from Anderson’s 2011 National Register of Historic Places-designated abode at 762 S. Martin St. “She remains relevant today for her talent, of course, and for the way she conducted herself and sought to be a positive presence and influence.” Along with numerous devotees of the lauded South of South songstress, the resident of the 1100 block of South 19th Street will head to The African American Museum of Philadelphia as an esteemer of her output and a dreamer of opportunities for potential-profuse youths. Having acquired the aforementioned home 16 years ago and transformed it into a museum and the base for a thriving historical society, she has certainly succeeded in localizing Anderson’s achievements and works to prolong her mentor’s enthusiasm for finding noteworthy successors. “There’s so much talent to experience,” the Point Breeze denizen said of having overseen the development of classical and performing artist scholars, including South Philly-situated figures, since the late 1990s. “We are quite often giving them the bridge they need.” Many aided individuals will join Burton-Lyles for the year-in-the-making extravaganza, during which she will receive the Founders Award for preserving Anderson’s legacy. The three-hour event will feature piano selections from the honoree, but she knows full well the day will belong to her prized confidant. “She had amazing gifts but seemed separated from them,” Burton-Lyles said of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and Grammy Award winner. “By that, I mean she was so human, so unassuming and had not a trace of pride.” Anderson also possessed immense resolve, as evidenced in ’39 by her professional handling of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s refusal to let her sing before an integrated audience in Constitution Hall. Through President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s intervention, she received redemption on April 9 the same year, Easter Sunday, no


LIFESTYLES less, by treating more than 75,000 people to her stunning vocal skills in an open-air concert. The Lincoln Memorial-situated breakthrough heightened her already robust reputation and has continued to amaze millions. “And I’m proud to be one of them,” Burton-Lyles said of her musical peer, whose birthplace on the 1800 block of Webster Street she owned for a brief period last decade. “Marian was possessive of such a unique voice and character. It has given me great joy to be an advocate for her and to have the chance to discuss the spirit of communication through music.” THE CONNOISSEUR OF melodies and warn personalities has made music her life’s calling, with her passionate-for-the-piano matriarch paving the way for her to fraternize with notable figures, including Anderson, for whom, through family connections, she would begin to perform by age 8. Following the immortal interpreter’s Academy of Music concerts, BurtonLyles, already a commended artist, would delight Anderson and her friends, noting in the former an immense sense of ease. “She made me feel so at home,” the raconteur said of the icon, who knew her as “Little Blanche” and who exhibited last-

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ing curiosity in her progress as a Curtis Institute of Music and Temple University enrollee. “It was a delight to have her as a supporter.” Burton-Lyles went on to offer similar guidance over a three-decades-long career with the School District of Philadelphia. Likewise blessed with intense ambition, she became the inaugural African American female pianist to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from Curtis and the first woman bearing such characteristics to perform with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Blending loves for classical and popular works and altruistic interests, she has collected numerous accolades, including the Shirley Chisholm and Mary McLeod Bethune awards and the Philadelphia 76ers Community Service plaudit. Though those have greatly registered with her, her most engrossing endeavor, the promotion of Anderson and the by-products of the singer’s efforts, has proven the most endearing. “I would never state that people would have forgotten about Marian if not for me,” Burton-Lyles said. “She was someone who, though never seeking praise, truly deserved it. I’m just a conduit for her influence on us all, socially and creatively.” Being that conductor has come to in-

Contralto Marian Anderson’s legacy lives on in South of South. clude touting the Marian Anderson Village, which consists of her worship site, Union Baptist Church, 1910 Fitzwater St., which Burton-Lyles also attends, Edwin Stanton School, 1700 Christian St., from which

the singer graduated before matriculating at South Philadelphia High School, 2101 S. Broad St., and an eponymous recreation center at 744 S. 17th St. She is striving to link those locations, the museum and Anderson’s birthplace through an educational pavilion, which the society’s website proclaims would produce an audio/visual interactive tour of the environs. “We’re enthused about anything that can make people enthusiastic about Marian’s work,” Burton-Lyles said of the star, who died in ’93, aged 96, in Oregon. “We have to help people to see how phenomenal she was.” Though Burton-Lyles played for Anderson, she never had a chance to accompany her for a performance. Come Saturday, though, she knows her friend will be present in spirit to motivate her. “Her example has never withered from my heart,” she said. “I hope our ceremony can show just how cherished she is.” SPR For tickets, call 215-732-9505, or visit marianandersonhistoricalsociety.weebly.com. Contact Managing Editor Joseph Myers at jmyers@southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/lifestyles.

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Motors isn’t a good example since they’re recalling 11 millions of their cars, but you get the idea. Use that lousy, low-paying first job as a learning experience. No, the boss isn’t always right. Often he or she nowadays is just another jackass who got lucky, but when you start out you’re in no position to judge. Remember how you are slighted, and make sure when you climb the ladder, you don’t repeat those slights. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not saying you can’t change the world for the better. You can. That should be your goal in climbing the ladder, but you need to acquire wisdom before you can do it. Your mother thinks you’re already the cat’s pajamas. She’s supposed to think that way. She’s your mother. But you’re not the cat’s pajamas, besides which, as Uncle Nunzi reminds me, cats don’t wear pajamas. The world will keep reminding you that you’re nothing special until you earn it. Something very important to remember when you seek a career: You’re going to spend as much time, maybe even more, at your workplace than with the one you love (except of course if you’re in love with your secretary, which as Uncle Nunzi reminds me, can cause complications you are much better off avoiding). Try to find a job that’s something you love to do, even if it is not the job that pays the most money. You see, if you love your job, then it is no longer just a job. The luckiest people in the world are not necessarily those making the most money (although Uncle Nunzi reminds me that the two are not mutually exclusive), but the ones who love what they are doing. Uncle thinks it might be useful if I share a couple of my work experiences with you. College placement services are not always helpful. When I graduated Temple as a hot shot broadcaster, their placement service suggested a job opening at a discount department store calling out the specials (“Twenty-five percent off garden hose today”). My happiest jobs turned out to be the jobs where I was paid the least. You have to earn a living, but never, ever take a job just because it pays more. If you do, I guarantee you will be the grouch for the next 40 years who constantly reminds his colleagues at work just how crappy the job is. You must be able to respect the job to do it right. And you must always do the job right if you are ever to be happy. Uncle adds that you should always buy fresh vegetables, not those in the supermarket freezer. Don’t ask. Uncle says that one of the keys to life is fresh produce. That and homemade wine. It is time to go forth, not without trepidation, but nevertheless joyously. SPR Comment cardella.

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Full Metal Jacket (1987) “Full Metal Jacket” may be Stanley Kubrick’s most unnerving film — a Vietnam saga that aggressively depicts the transition of men into gun-wielding beasts. Everyone snickers at the f-bombs delivered by R. Lee Ermey’s drill instructor, but when a persecuted recruit, played by Vincent D’Onofrio, exhibits the treatment’s effects (and furthermore, when Matthew Modine’s protagonist goes on to grapple with it), the effect is chilling. Black Hawk Down (2001) Before “The Hurt Locker,” Ridley Scott gave us “Black Hawk Down,” another war film that embeds you so completely in the action, it’s difficult to process the fact that it’s merely a movie. Based on a failed Somali mission that erupted into the Battle of Mogadishu, and adapted from a book by former Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Mark Bowden, the film sees Josh Hartnett lead a stellar cast through whiz-bang hell. The Patriot (2000) Roland Emmerich isn’t quite what you’d call a respected filmmaker, but the disaster maestro does have his high points, and this underrated Revolutionary War epic is one of them. Mel Gibson plays a pacifist turned army leader, who finally fires back when two of his sons are killed (the elder played by Heath Ledger). Moments of grief are some of Gibson’s finest as an actor — and we need those moments

to distract us from the rest of that man’s drama. The Deer Hunter (1978) If you’ve seen it, you certainly haven’t shaken it. This sober Vietnam drama, which focuses on Robert De Niro, John Savage and an unhinged Christopher Walken as three tormented prisoners of war, made headlines for its cringeworthy scenes of forced Russian roulette. But “The Deer Hunter” doesn’t grab one by the throat until the boys show how war has changed them — a war that felt like a gun to the head in itself.

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The Thin Red Line (1998) Terrence Malick’s masterpiece ties spirituality to war in a way no other film ever has. Many will call it indulgent, but the director’s cast of dozens (Sean Penn, Jim Caviezel, et al) superbly acts out his vision of combat as perhaps the most existential of experiences — on the edge of life and death at every moment. SPR Comment and see the trailers for this week’s movies at southphillyreview.com/arts-and-entertainment/movies.

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“Altar Boyz”: Through June 1. Tickets: $31. The Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad St. 267-987-9865. 11thhourtheatrecompany.org. “In A Dark Dark House”: Through June 1. Tickets: $15-$25. Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. walnutstreettheatre.org. “Presidential Satire Reading Series”: Through June 1. Tickets: $10. Adrienne Theatre Skybox, 2030 Sansom St. 215-563-7500. newcitystage.org. “The Calamari Sisters’ Big Fat Italian Wedding”: Through June 1. Tickets: $45-$55. Penn’s Landing Playhouse, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 855-448-7469. plplayhouse.com. “This Is The Week That Is”: Through June 1. Tickets: $35-$40. Plays and Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St. 215-592-9560. 1812 productions.org. “Dear Mom, A New Play”: Through June 4. Tickets: $25-$45. Penn’s Landing Playhouse, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 855-448-7469. plplayhouse.com. “A Boy and His Soul”: Through June 22. Tickets: $46-$59. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. 215-985-0420. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org.

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“The Wizard of Oz” is the newest installment of Broadway Philadelphia bringing heart, courage and brains home June 3-8. Tickets: $20-$100.50. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. kimmelcenter.org.

“Incorruptible”: Through June 22. Tickets: $15-$48. Arden Theatre, 40 N. Second St. 215-922-1122. ardentheatre.org. Deep Banana Blackout: 8 p.m. May 29. Tickets: $18-$20. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com Jamie Cullum: 8 p.m. May 29. Tickets: $35-$50. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave. 215-572-7650. keswicktheatre.com. Yann Tiersen: 8:30 p.m. May 29. Tickets: $20-$30. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St. 215-922-2599. tlaphilly.com. Secret Pants’ 10 year Anniversary Shows “Worst Of” and “Best Of”: 9 p.m. May 29 and 30. Tickets: $5-$7. Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom St. 267-233-1556. phillyimprovtheatre.com. Ingrid Michaelson: 8 p.m. May 30. Tickets: $30-$42. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 215-627-1332. electricfactory.info.com. Philadelphia Phillies versus the New York Mets: 7:05 p.m. May 30 and June 2; 3:05 p.m. May 31; 1:35 p.m. June 1. Tickets: $14$80. Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way. 215-463-1000. phillies.com. Capitolo Park Flea Market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 31 (rain date June 1). Spaces: $20; or two for $30. Bring your own table. Ninth and Federal streets. capitolofleamarket.com. The Monster Who Ate My Peas: 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. May 31. Tickets: $10-$16. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. walnutstreettheatre.org. Youth Education in the Arts presents USBands Eastern Concert Band Festival: 11 a.m. May 31. Tickets: $25. Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. kimmelcenter.org.

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IngredIents: 2 cups of gluten free allpurpose flour 1/2 cup of gluten free rice flour 3/4 tablespoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon of Xanthan gum 1-1/2 cups of milk plus seven tea bags (for tea milk) 2 sticks of butter

2 cups of sugar 4 eggs 1 cup of tea milk, cooled 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon of lemon zest For Frosting: 2 sticks of butter 2 cups of 10x sugar

dIrectIons: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Beat together the all-purpose flour, rice flour, baking powder and xanthan gum, and set aside.

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To make the tea milk, combine the 1.5 cups of milk and the tea bags. Heat, and steep, then cool, and squeeze. In a separate mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, followed by one cup of the cooled tea milk, lemon juice and lemon zest. Add the flour mixture, but do not overbeat.

Fill the cupcake pan with paper liners, and fill each 3/4 with the batter. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes, until the tester comes out clean. To make the frosting, combine the butter with the 10X sugar. Frost the cooled cupcakes. Refrigerate, or freeze individually for later. Makes 24.

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Dante and Luigi’s: 762 S. 10th St., 215-922-9501, danteandluigis. com, $$ Ralph’s: 760 S. Ninth St., 215-6276011, ralphsrestaurant.com, $$ Village Belle: 757 S. Front St., 215551-2200, thevillagebelle.com, $$$

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Seafood Anastasi’s: 1101 S. Ninth St., 215462-0550, phillyitalianmarket.com/ market/anastasi_seafood, $$

East Passyunk Crossing/Passyunk Square American/Continental Fuel: 1917 E. Passyunk Ave. 215468-3835, fuelphilly.com, $$ Noir:1909 E. Passyunk Ave., 267319-1678, noirphiladelphia.com, $$ Sophia’s: 1623 E. Passyunk Ave., 215-238-1920, sophiasphilly.com, $$$

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

Italian Cucina Forte: 768 S. Eighth St., 215-238-0778, cucinaforte.com, $$

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July day, I was judging a salad competition at the Rittenhouse Hotel. The public relations official took me aside and said, “Fritz is having some people in for dinner. The restaurant is closed on Monday and he would like you to come.” A buffet table was set up, covered with an old lace cloth. Platters of sweetbreads en route, red ripe sliced Jersey tomatoes, Jersey asparagus, a whole poached wild salmon, pork schnitzel, creamy potatoes au gratin and a large tossed salad immediately enticed us all. Here were simple foods, in season, at their best. Dessert was a blueberry cobbler with homemade rich vanilla ice cream. Chef Franco Martorella, a South Philadelphia native, worked at The Four Seasons Hotel and then went on to the Ritz Carlton. During a Book and the Cook dinner, he too showed us that simple fare is usually best. Potato pancakes topped with smoked salmon and caviar, a green salad, roast rack of lamb with baby vegetables and a fruit tart were served with wines produced by Molly Chappellet from her Napa vineyard. Babbette’s Feast won the Academy Award for best foreign film in 1988. It tells the story of a French woman chef who lives in a bleak village in Norway, wins the lottery and spends all her money on one meal to be served to town folk who have never seen such luxuries. After a screening of the film, I was fortunate to get an invitation from the owners of La Truffe, a now-shuttered French resRestaurant Review:

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Asian Happy Dragon: 2047 S. Third St., 215-271-0552, happydragon.us, $

Fast Break Frank’s Breakfast and Lunch: 2439 S. Columbus Blvd., 215-3398840, $ New York New York Pizzeria: 1400 S. Columbus Blvd., 215-4636205, $ South View Pizza: 367 Durfor St., 215-467-2050, southviewpizzaphilly.com, $ Tony Luke’s: 39 E. Oregon Ave.,

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taurant, which was among my favorites. Chef Georges Perrier, Chef Jean-Marie LaCroix and other French-born residents of Philadelphia, were also there. The chefs recreated Babette’s Feast. Turtle soup, quail wrapped in pastry and roasted to perfection, beef, cheese and a light sponge cake were served. The chefs tracked down the wines but could not find one of the cheeses. They found a close substitution. I miss The Book and the Cook because it highlighted so many of our restaurants. In 1993, Café Nola, 414 South 2nd Street, hosted Emeril Lagasse before he became (continued from page 25) = Very Good = Extraordinary

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Italian Caffe Valentino: 1245-49 S. Third St., 215-336-3033, caffevalentino. com, $$

Seafood Snockey’s Oyster and Crab House: 1020 S. Second St., 215339-9578, snockeys.com, $$

Vegan Grindcore House: 1515 S. Fourth St., 215-839-3333, grindcorehouse.com, $

Newbold/Point Breeze/South of South Asian Golden Szechuan: 2120 S. Broad St., 215-336-5310, $ Hibachi 2 Go: 1414 Snyder Ave., 215-336-8646, hibachi2gophilly.

“Emeril.” I tucked into gumbo, jambalaya, Gulf shrimp and his signature peanut butter pie. This meal was a revelation, for I had never tasted authentic Cajun/Creole cuisine until I sat down to that memorable meal. Lagasse joined Edward and me during dinner and we chatted for an hour. It was as if I were taking a class in New Orleans cuisine at the Culinary Institute of America. Space does not allow me to reminisce about all the meals which have influenced me. What are some of your memorable meals? SPR Comment on this restaurant or review at southphillyreview.com/food-and-drink/reviews.

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Fast Break Breezy’s Cafe: 1200 Point Breeze Ave., 267-858-4186, breezyscafephilly.com, $ Brunic’s Luncheonette: 2000 S. 17th St., 215-755-7645, $ King of Wings: 2233 S. Woodstock St., 215-551-2400, kingofwings1.com, $ Moe’s Hot Dog House: 2601 Washington Ave., 215-465-6637, moeshotdoghouse.com, $ Texas Wieners: 1426 Snyder Ave., 215-465-8635, texaswieners.com, $

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Dynamic and dynastic An East Passyunk Crossing baseball team romped to its fourth league crown in six seasons. n By Joseph Myers Review Managing editoR

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irst-year coach Kevin Schneider needed very little time to deem the baseball players from Ss. NeumannGoretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., difficult to defeat, as the teenagers instantly divulged a desire to sustain their reputation as worldbeaters. The resident of the 700 block of Mountain Street received impressive proof of their fire Friday, as the Saints buried Roman Catholic 11-0 at La Salle College High School to claim their fourth league title since 2009. “The tradition at the school is great, but we had to go out and create our own identity,” the Blue Division Coach of the Year said of his charges, who, in the second year of double-elimination play, crafted a 6-1 mark that included five straight triumphs. “I don’t think anybody really wanted to play us. We were prepared to go to war.” The Cahillites quickly became casualties, as the East Passyunk Crossing-based victors won the two-contest final by a 22-1 score, with the 10-run mercy rule ending each afternoon. The Saints tallied 37 runs during their playoff march, but no matter how hallowed the hitters proved, the title became theirs thanks to the threeheaded pitching monster comprised of senior Charlie Jerla, junior Pat Doudican and sophomore Ethan Pritchett. “We are at our maximum performance level, and it was great to put it all together against Roman,” Jerla, of the 1500 block of South Second Street, said of dumping their Red Division opponent. “We’ve known all along that we have the talent, and we got our chemistry together

The Neumann-Goretti Saints collected five consecutive wins to continue their tenure as league juggernauts. P h o t o P r o v i d e d b y t h e M e s s i n a F a m i ly

at the best time.” The future Marist College attendee earned Second-Team league honors as a hitter and a hurler and looked forward to being a standout at the plate and on the mound last week. He perfected the premiere task by smacking a two-run thirdinning double and completed a staggering postseason campaign by compiling a five-inning shutout. Whiffing eight in the effort, he allowed four hits and kept his earned-run-average at triple zeroes. Over 16 innings, he surrendered nine hits and struck out 13. He had hoped to up the figure to 14 as the soon-to-be final batter stepped to the dish, but he more than settled for the outcome, a comebacker he tossed to first baseman Josh Ockimey. “Charlie was just dominant the whole playoffs,” junior outfielder Bay To, who led the Saints with eight runs scored, said. The First-Team contributor and Southwest resident noted the Saints have succeeded because they look to play complete contests where they give nothing to the opposition. The pitching staff almost pulled off a flawless demonstration of his

sentiment, as it yielded only 10 scores in 46 innings and fanned 40 foes. “Winning the championship just validates everything we’ve been doing since the fall,” Schneider said of the unprecedented six-victory trek to the championship. “The coaches issued them challenges, and they met them, especially after every loss.” The SainTS, who improved to 20-4 by sweeping the final, needed to regroup sporadically during the regular season but required a gut check May 13 when they fell 5-2 to Cardinal O’Hara at McNichol Field, 25th and Moore streets. The setback, which came two days after they downed Archbishop Carroll 4-0 at the same location, sent them to the Losers’ Bracket, meaning five consecutive wins would be necessary for them to revel. “There was no real sense of panic,” junior second baseman Vinny Vaccone said of accepting their assignment. “We just wanted to go one game at a time and win the championship.” The resident of the 1200 block of Wolf Street rejoiced May 15 when Doudican,

pro sports at southphillyreview.com/blogs.php the division’s pitcher of the year, proved his bat is as potent as his left arm by securing a walk-off home win against Archbishop Wood. Earning a date with the defending champions, the Saints, behind Jerla’s masterful performance and a second-inning single by junior shortstop and First-Team league selection Justin Curtin, beat the La Salle Explorers 1-0 at McNichol to set up the Losers’ Bracket final rematch against O’Hara. “It was great to beat them,” To, who stroked a double in the pivotal third inning, said of the 3-0 Pritchett-orchestrated win at Widener University. “It certainly was,” Schneider added, noting that following the La Salle game, the players felt nobody would halt their journey. Still, though, teams never win titles on paper, so the Saints eagerly anticipated the matchup against Roman, which entered with a 3-0 playoff ledger. Because of the double-elimination setup, the Cahillites needed only one victory, but the Saints left them looking for it in a big way. May 21’s “First Final” at Widener became the Doudican Show, as the Lower Moyamensing product collected three hits and six RBI to complement his eight-strikeout performance in an 11-1 annihilation. “For the second game, we just wanted to show our best and bring the title back to South Philly,” junior catcher Tommy Nardini, of the 2900 block of South 15th Street, said of the other outburst. “I was thinking, ‘We’re really about to do this,’” To said of taking the field for the final inning. Once Jerla’s toss met Ockimey’s glove, the Saints could claim one-third of their championship plan fulfilled. They will venture to Ashburn Field, 20th Street and Pattison Avenue, 11 a.m. today to face Philadelphia Academy in the Class AA title tilt. The outcome will determine seeding for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament, but no matter the number before their names, the Saints consider themselves blessed. “I don’t think we can get much stronger,” Jerla said. “We’re pumped.” SPR Contact Managing Editor Joseph Myers at jmyers@southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/sports/features.


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The Fourth annual Mary Kline Classic,which raises money for cancer research, will occur Saturday in West Orange, N.J. Neumann-Goretti guard Ja’Quan Newton will join Team Perseverance in the senior game.

n Baseball playoffs The Prep Charter Huskies lost the Public League AA title game, 9-5, against Philadelphia Academy. The Girard Academic Music Program Pioneers fell to Masterman, 5-4, in the Class A title game.

n Coach bag bingo Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., will host coach bag bingo 7 to 11 p.m. June 6. Tickets are $30, with the cost helping the 12-and-under Taney Dragons travel baseball team trek to Cooperstown. Call 215-490-6099, or visitfacebook. com/events/444258139043016.

n SEYAA soccer The Southeast Youth Athletic Association, Seventh and Bigler streets, is accepting onsite registrations for its fall outdoor soccer program, set to start Sept. 13, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays and through interested parties writing to seyaasports@aol.com for a registration packet. The coed divisions will be for ages 4 to 6, 7 to 8, 9 to 10, 11 to 13 and 14 to 17. Call 215-463-8802.

n Sports and Education expo The Pennsylvania Convention Center will host the Sports Expo Saturday and Sunday, with more than a dozen interactive sports for parents, youth sports professionals and children to inspect. Cost is free for children 12 and younger, $5 for students 13 and older and $10 for adults. Visit sportseducationexpo.com. Call 215-389-0717. SPR Send sports briefs by fax to 215-3361112 or by e-mail tojmyers@southphillyreview.com.

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2433 S Bancroft Completely remodeled home with fine attention to detail HW Floors C/A All new appliances $249,900 1927 S BROAD ST Large Building in shell condition stones throw away from East Passyunk Crossing $379,900 1926 E PASSYUNK AVE Recently updated 3 Unit building on East Passyunk Perfect for an investment or business 384,900 1422 S 2ND ST Brand new renovated Home 3BR/2BA over 1700 Sq Ft, Finished basement All New Mechanicals! $399,000 1701-05 E PASSYUNK 15,000 Sq Ft building on the hottest corner in South Philly $2,200,000

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Bright and cheery 3BD/1BA home located on one of the greenest and nicest terrace blocks in South Philly offering a new front, finished basement, large rear deck, eat-in kitchen, recessed lighting, and a plethora of storage!

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25xx S. mole

Prime location! l crisp clean, 3 Bed Hm must See.

22xx S. BonSall

Very well kept 3 bed w/open porch, H/W floors

$82,000 $199,900 $74,900

17xx ritner

Huge Spacious Home, 2700 sqft of liv space

18xx Sigel St.

great starter home! Updated kitchen.

17xx S. taYlor

Very nice, 3 bed mod home, new H/W flrs.

16xx S. 27tH

recently ecently renovated spac home, move-in-condition.

18xx neWkirk

Very well kept 3 Bed, c/a, HW Flrs

22xx Winton

Very nice 2 Bed, w/newer kit, gas heat

call! $93,800 only $49,900 $99,900 aSk $155,000 $44,900

19xx SHUnk

girard estate, beautiful 3bdrm w/ gorg. kit.

26xx S. 17tH St.

Spacious 3 Bed w/mod. eat-in kit, loacted on a highly desirable block

asking $384,500

SOUTH OF OREGON 28xx S. 13tH

Spac. 4BD, off St Parking, across from Park

28xx S. camac

Beautiful totally redone home, brand new kit must see $225,000

$229,900

COMMERCIAL/MULTI-FAMILY 16xx Porter

3 Fam. Dwelling, fully occupied, sep utility, Prime location $299,900

17tH & oregon aVe

Former doctor’s office & apt. Prime location!

27xx FeDeral

2 lots ideal for new construction

18xx SnYDer aVe

Spacious office & lg 2 Bed appt.

$299,900

BroaD & oregon aVe. com property w/ 2 Bed apt.

$299,900

25xx S. 3rD

$179,900

Store Front w/ new mechanicals

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19146 13xx S. coloraDo

Brand new renovation, rapidly expanding neighborhood

$244,900

25xx manton

2 bed fixer-upper, great potential

$39,900

13xx S. corlieS

Handyman special, 2 bed

Priced at $27,900

SOUTH WEST PHILA 74xx DickS

Just listed, 2 bed 1.5 bath rancher

27xx S. 73rD

Beautiful 3 bed 2.5 bath, w/fin basement, driveway

$169,900

85xx-xx eaStWick aVe

lovely single fam, renovated Hm. w/side yd

$185,000

aSking $125,000

221 Carpenter St

3/2 & beautiful Garden $435.000

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25XX S. ISEMINGER ST. - Beautiful 2 Bed, 2 full bath Home w/all new mechanics, H/W floors, C/A. Just move in! Asking $199,900 ONE OF A KINd HOME!12XX RITNER Gorgeous 3 bed home w/full fin. bsmnt., H/W floors, spac. bath, Lg. eat-in kit., F/P, lovely rear yard. A must see!!

1120 FITzGERALd - Completely Renovated, 2 Bed, 2.5 Bath Home, Complete with H/W floors, gorgeous eat, full fin. basement.

asking $250,000 $139,900

246 Catharine St Beautiful Home. 3/2.5 2 Fp’s + lg garden $650,000

318 Fitzwater Street “The Dragon House”

4 + office/2.5 Garden & Garage. Lot size 19x136 $1,250,000

THE RESERvE AT PACKER PARK Fantastic End of Row 3 bed, 2.5 bath Home Located in one of the most desired area’s of South Philadelphia! Asking $394,000 25XX S. MOLE

Crisp Clean 3 Bed, 1.5 Bath Hm, modern upgraded kit, h/w flrs, fin basement, great closet space, Priced At $199,900

19147 2xx WilDer

Prime Pennsport block, cozy, 2 bed mod Hm

10xx S. ranDolPH St.

Updated 2 Bed Bella Vista Home.

$239,900 asking $289,900

19148 25xx S. american St. Very nice 3 bed, w/ mod kit, priced right

$119,900

22xx S. 10tH

extremely well kept spac Hm, eat in kit

25xx S. iSeminger

Prime Block, fully renovated, move in cond.

aSking $199,900 aSking $134,900

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24xx laWrence

adorable 3 bed home w/ open porch

17xx S. 6tH

Spacious Updated 3 Bed Home, growing area

26xx S. PercY St.

3 Bed home on nice street.

$150,000

Priced to Sell $124,900

3xx DalY

Spac, 3 story mod home, great views.

24xx S. PHiliP

lovely mod 3 bed w/beautiful brick front.

11xx FitzgeralD St.

completely renovated, 2 BD, 2.5 Ba, must see!

$219,900

1xx roSeBerrY

lovely 3 Bed Hm in excellent cond., nice block

$169,900

2xx ritner

lg 3 Bed Hm located on Prime Whitman Block

$139,900

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12xx Porter St.

Spac. 3 Br Home, Frm. Dr, mod kit. lg. Yard

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mod 2 Bed hm on one of Pennsports Finest Blks

10xx emilY

Well maintained hm, close to east Passyunk

ask $159,900

26xx S. 12tH

Prime location. 3 Bed, 1.5, Ba, near marconi Park

ask $169,900

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Spac. 7 Bed 2.5 Bath Hm in germantown

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Well maintained 3 Bed in overbrook

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2934 S.broad St - The best! A wonderful spots designer home available in a securedw/prkg, top of line everything, 2700 sq. ft., 3BR, 2BA, FP, Queen Village Location. II HWArtisan flrs, deckArtisan andRittenhouse $70K kitchen.   $579,900 Artisan 1805 Lombard 1431 Bainbridge $67,500.00 1501-1503 Kater (10 Homes) (8 Homes) 2426 S bouvier St - Nice size LR, Eat in kit, lg bsmnt & yard. New heater and electrical panel $134,900 HURRY 2 ALREADY 5600 2BR Sq Ft 4/3.5home w/large 4000 + Sq Ft 4/3.5 4000 + Sq Ft 4/3.5 Roof Deck TA SOLD dream home or an ideal rental property generating income in a fabulous 332 reed Stis Elevator raw space. Make it your Elevator Triplex Deck 2 Car Elevator Deck 2 Car Garage & This 2 Car Garage 810 S. 2nd St “A” 1118 E. Moyamensing 118 Catharine St & TA TA neighborhood.   Garage $450,000  $2,500,000 1000 sq. ft2/1 Prkng, Tx 4/2.5, patio,deck & finished Award Wining,3500 sq. ft, $2,500,000 $2,000,000 Abmt , lg grdn. $399,900 basement $369,000 grdn & grg. $1,300,000 2827 S. camac St - Nice 3 BR Home w/Enclosed Porch, Great Natural Light, LR, DR,Lg EIK & Deck/Patio.   $199,900 1107-1121 N. Howard 1432 S. 2nd St - Great  $279,900 1101-1115 N. Hancock 2BR + Den Home w/CA, LR, DR, EIK w/Great Cabinet &Counter Space, Bsmt & Storage.  1102-1134 N Hope 1626 S. 13th St - Huge 5BR, 2 Full $349,900 ed Bath Home, ed LR, Sep DR, Original Inlaid HW flrs, Bsmt & Storage.   c c Zoned and Approved for du du 16 Town homes + 2 1714-20 S. 2nd St - Terrific Investment Opportunity! One Story Large Warehouse, 64 x 88 Lot Size,   stacked Duplexes Re Re 5604 Building SqFt, $599,900 20 off Street Spaces in Private Office, & 2 Powder Rms. Formerly Norman’s Baby Furniture Showroom.  600-02 N American N/C 133 Salter Street Fab. N/C 1923-1925-2021-2023 123-25 Monroe St 1 Christian #40 Condo 245 MonroeLR, Street DR, EIK, Mud Room, gated Community 132 Tasker St – 2BR Home w/Wonderful Lg Garden, Mechanicals & Storage.  $239,900 3550 Sq Ft 3 + Bsmt, Den/4.5 3 3/2.5, Bsmt Garden, Best N/C .3 + Den/4.5 2 car Courtyard Home. 2/2.5 Deck Great Floor plan 4/2.5,Deck Parrish N/C 3 to 4 BR $1,975,000 BalconiesDeck Garden + Garage, & TA1BA and garage, TA $1,599,000 Garage $369,900 & Grg. RED $795,000 TA From $469,000 820 Fernon St Great Opportunity to rehab a 2GrdnStory Home. From 2BR, $145,000 Garage TAEIK. $979,000   $650,000 213 wolf St - Rarely Offered Completely Rehabbed 3BR Home w/New Facade, Sun Room, HW flrs, LR, DR, n tio Library/Den, Beautiful EIK &trucOutdoor Space.  $259,900 D D s n 1425 S.colorado St 1BA Home $159,900 Co OL Niceew2BR, OL w/HW flrs, Granite Kit, Fin Bsmt & Yard.   N 118 emily St - Beautiful 2BR, 1BA Home $234,900 2S 3 S w/Handsome Facade, CA, Exp Brick, Gas FP, Lg EIK & Side Yard.   1715 latona St - Gorgeous 1.5BA Home w/LR, DR, HW flrs, Beautiful 2107 Kitchen, Huge Yard & Fin Bsmt.    $314,900 119-123 Federal L’EAU 3BR, Jay-Z & Beyonce 534 Queen Beautiful 1 Christian St #22 125 Ellsworth—Phase III Bainbridge N/C 7 Homes, 3 /2.5, 753-757 S. Marshall St Development 24 Condos Delancey 4+Off/3 F & Pennspoint 3 tow/2BR, Incredible 3 + media/2.5Countertops, SS & enormous Yard.   $1690/Mo 31420 S. 2nd St - Extra + Den/2.5 H/W & 4 + den /2.5 3/2 Deck + HW502 Total Rehab 1.5BA, flrs, Huge EIK,Deck Granite H/W, Bsmt + Gar & TA Wide Between 6th & 7th off of 2/2 Parking TA 2 1/2 BA + Deck 3 Car Gar TA From $499,000 & Garden $749,000 Garden $499,000 Parking RED $499,000 Fitzwater 3 Lots $350,000 From $399,000 From $509,000 2BR w/LR, 127 reed St - Great DR, HW floors, +Nice EIK, Yard Bsmt.    $229,900 Prng& $1,350,000 103 Sigel St - Gorgeous Completely Rehabbed 2BR, 1BA Home! Spacious LR, DR, HW flrs, EIK, SS,  n t en ctio pm Beautiful Granite Countertops, Space & Side Yard.   red $239,900 x Tons ofe loCabinet tru e ns t l v o f C e De 104 Morris St - Lg 3 Story House w/4BRs, 1BA. Lg LR, DR, EIK  $199,900 w and Outdoor Space.  up ew Ne 2L 2414 orkney St - A LovelyD3BR, 1BAN Porch Front Home w/Spacious LR, DR w/ Original HW flrs, High Ceilings, 128 Pemberton St 1 Christian #49SS Appliances, 335 Christian 623 S 6th 3 Condos Garage Rosa Court— 825 S. 2nd St Great LgFitzwater EIKA&w/Granite Countertops, Cabinet Space, Yard and Basement is Mechanicals & Storage.  $169,900 2338 C 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 Duplex Great Corner Condos 1/1 TA upscale Builder’s Hm & Garden $649,900 1925 e. Moyamensing ave - Spacious 4BR, 1.5BA Pkng Porch w/LgREDLR/DR Combo w/High Ceilings, $499,500 Front $549,900 From Home $299,000 1 SOLD Property RED $379,000 From $229,000 2+ Den/2 Garden RED EIK & Yard. Enormous Bsmt w/Tons of Storage, Mechanicals & Laundry. Property needs Updating. Sold $239,900 714-22 Bainbridge St -13 Condos with Garage Parking - 2/2- Gardens & Decks. FROM $379,900 1117 S. 2nd St - Huge Loft, 3 lots, 3800SF, This Fab. bldg. offer special freedom to create your own space. Great Rental 3 flrs+ full bsmnt, HW flrs and exp brick.   Sold $700,000 3rd & Bainbridge - Live & work from home in this fabulous space. 2 bedrooms +den,1.5 Baths, 748 Medina St - Great block w/beautiful park in the middle. This is a dream total rehab, everything upscale, hardwood floors, Deck + Gallery space on 1st Fl. $3000 427 Queen St- Beautiful 3 story, 2 bedroom, 1 bath trinity, H/W, EIK & garden. $1400 &H/W, bth, flrs t/o, Sold $199,900 225wonderful Catharine St - Beautifulkitchen 3 BR + Den, 4 BA, GraniteHW ktchn, grdn & 2 car parking.fin $3500bsmt, 1BR+ den & deck.   776 S. 2nd St - Very nice 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Bi level apartmentLocation, w/ CA + Lg Deck. $1350 215 dickinson St Location, Location. Lrg 3 story hm w/4BRs, 1.5BAs & high ceilings. Needs updating.   Sold  $274,900 810 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 1.5BA, car parking. $2500 1834 S. 4th St - Total Rehab 3BRs, new façade, HW flrs t/o, fin bsmt and nice back yard.    $239,900 400 Spring Garden-N.C Commercial Space Available-800 to 1600 Sq Ft. Call for Details 215 daly St - Completely rehabbed spacious 2BR, 1BA home w/EIK and nice size yard on great block.   $159,000 318 wolf St - Huge 3BR home w/lg LP w/FP, nice woodwork, great natural light & rear yard.   Sold $169,900   2 story garage that runs Street to Street. Property is 23 x 41 & zoned R10A.  $250,000  103 Tasker St   Great  Investment   Opp. 116 dudley St - Nice 2BR, 1BA home w/HW flrs and nice yard. Property needs updating.   $124,900 343 wolf St - Lg, spacious 3BR, 1.5BA home w/high ceilings, lg yard and $179,900 w w wtons . c o nof w astorage y t e a m . space.  com The Award Winning Kathy, Patrick and the Conway Team 215.440 .8190 334 Fitgerald St - Great 2BR, 1BA home, HW flrs, great natural light, large yard & CA.   $134,900 Society Hill 141 Mercy St.- great 2BR home on nice tree lined st w/HW flrs, FP,215.627.6005 Exp brick & nice yard.   Office $169,900 2028 S. Philip- New Rehab. 2BRs, HW flrs, great kit & bth, fin. bsmt & sep Lndry rm also fitted for powder room.   $179,000  2445 S. garnet St - Great Newer Construction 5Carestio Yrs Old, 3BR+ Fin Bsmt, 2.5 BA, LR, DR, EIK, SS + Garage.  red $489,000 Mike Lee Ann Hartley Ivon Cowell Jeff Kauffman Tory Gargano Adele Gerngross Deidre Quinn 2612 S. gerritt - Attn investors. Nice sizepictures 3BR, home w/LR, DR, EIK & yard.  $49,900 Visit our website for our complete inventory, weekly open houses, additional and 1BA more particulars. 146 roseberry St - Very well maintained 3BR, 1.5BA Home, LR, DR, CA, Lg Kitchen, Yard & Bsmt   red $119,900 1520 S. 27th - Great investment opportunity. 3BR, 1BA home, lg kitchen & yard. Being sold as is.   $49,900 14xx S.12th St - Huge 2 story home. 3BR, 2.5BA, Bruce HW flrs. PRISTINE CONDITION! red $329,000 530 W a ln ut St. Sui te # 26 0 Phi la de lp hi a, P A 19 10 6

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