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Vol. 66 NO. 44 ■ October 31, 2013

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Happy Halloween

HALLOWEEN HOUSES

■ Decorations are on full display this week as residents prepare for the costumed trick-ortreaters ready to come knocking for something sweet. See page 20.

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■ La Stanza, 2001 W. Oregon Ave., returns to the spotlight as chef and Passyunk Square resident Ted Nephew shares his recipe for Scallops with Fettuccine. See page 24.

SPORTS

■ A West Passyunk football squad scored its school’s first postseason triumph.

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AD Dickinson ickinson S Square q are W West est a and nd a W Whitman hitman school are adjusting to having parted with key personnel. ■ By Joseph Myers Fourth-grade teacher and building representative Kathleen Kramer had her room nearly doubled through the district’s decision to shuffle teachers at Vare-Washington School. She and the other outraged figures held a rally last week in front of their elementary site. P h o t o P r ov i d e d b y Stephanie Shane

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t’s like a natural disaster where you lose so many members of your family at once,” Principal Joanne Capriotti said Monday morning at Vare-Washington School, 1198 S. Fifth St. “It’s going to be a challenge, but we’ll do our best to move forward.” Already adapting to newness through the spring decision by School District Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite Jr. to relocate enrollees and programs from Abigail Vare School, formerly 1621 E. Moyamensing Ave., which she led for nine years, to George Washington School, whose programs

Landscaping a greener path

he and the School Reform Commission elected to cease, she began handling more change last week, as her employer’s leveling process cost her and her 375 learners 6.1 teachers. Having expected to part with three figures because of the practice that reconciles summer enrollment and staff projections with first-month roster tallies, Capriotti and her colleagues are working to keep the students enamored with their studies and to intensify their attention to each pupil’s needs. The local professionals had believed the district would move instructors three weeks ago as another attempt to deal with its debt crisis, which See LEVELING page 10 >>

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What has been your favorite Halloween costume?

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Cat woman. I saw a girl dressed up as her once, and it made me smile.â&#x20AC;? Martin Brennan, 17th and Stocker streets

â&#x20AC;&#x153;When I was 5 years old, my grandmom made me a dice costume, and she forgot to cut a spot out for my arms. It was a great memory for me.â&#x20AC;? William Brennan, Ninth and Winton streets

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School of thought To the Editor: It would be beneficial for the community around A.S. Jenks if the school was to make the decision to add gates and/or fix the fences currently surrounding the property. Many may be opposed to the idea upon first hearing it. Adults use the school lot as free parking in a difficult-to-park region. Teens use the schoolyard as a place to hang out with friends and have fun. Unfortunately, these two reasons are not enough to leave the schoolyard open night after night, and a new fence or new gates need to be installed immediately. I feel terrible for the neighbors who have to hear the kids lighting off fireworks night after night, who litter the lot only for the janitor to have to clean it every morning and for the school for having to deal with the complete destruction of the portable classrooms. The portable classroom steps and a school parking lot are not meant for teen-

agers to destruct, cause trouble in and devalue a neighborhood. Children and teens have plenty of room to hang out at Marconi Plaza just two blocks away. Unfortunately, since there have been no major incidents to report, many residents may be unaware of the trouble. I propose that the School District, or an independent investor, begin to look into adding new fence sections to block off the areas surrounding the portable nearby 13th Street and to block off the entire 12th Street point section. Residents and bar patrons will still be able to park their car in the larger schoolyard, and the teens who are up to no good will be forced out. The new trees planted around A.S. Jenks are a step in the right direction in beautifying the community, and new fencing will add to the appeal of the neighborhood by eliminating the trash and destruction created by people hanging out. Michael Zuino South Philadelphia

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A healthier outlook To the Editor: Philadelphia City Council â&#x20AC;&#x201D; supported by the animal advocacy nonprofit The Humane League â&#x20AC;&#x201D; passed a resolution endorsing Meatless Mondays, the global movement that has motivated tens of thousands of people to forego meat one day a week. This resolution will go a long way toward getting Philadelphians on track to better health. Of the 10 largest cities in the U.S., Philadelphia is the most obese and most diabetic. Research indicates that those who follow plant-based diets have significantly lower rates of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and certain cancers. Aside from supersizing waistlines and clogging arteries, the standard American diet â&#x20AC;&#x201D; laden with meat, eggs, and dairy â&#x20AC;&#x201D; also puts enormous strain on Philadelphiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s health-care system. Participating in Meatless Mondays will lessen the burden of chronic disease on the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s public health infrastructure. Reducing meat consumption also

â&#x20AC;&#x153;My favorite costume is my daughterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s costume this year, a broken doll. The costume is very creative and her makeup was done well.â&#x20AC;? Jessica Rushton, 17th and Ritner streets

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I like the witch costume because it is a classic. It brings me back to when I was a kid and watched â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;The Wizard of Oz.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? John Mitchell, 17th Street and Snyder Avenue

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THE GANGâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S ALL HERE: All set to captivate tonightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s passersby, these decorations on the 1700 block of Porter Street offer proof that South Philadelphians love to focus on fun and fear in celebrating Halloween. Feel free to share some treats with all but the witch, whose lack of teeth could be attributed to too many sugary goods. SPR

South PhillyReview has important benefits for the environment and animals, of course. The livestock industry is the largest contributor to climate change and other environmental problems. I applaud City Council for taking this important step to improve its citizensâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; health. For more information, visit meatlessmonday.com or thehumaneleague.com. Amy Invernizzi South Philadelphia

Hanging up To the Editor: Telemarketers ... where do I begin? Who are these individuals. And more importantly, who sent them to harass us and why? I am sure there is a reasonable purpose for this particular field, but at this moment in time, I cannot think of one. It must be very difficult to wake up every morning and go to a job that will cause you to be screamed at or hung up on day after day. These certain people have actually made a career out of being rude and annoying. I only hope to someday find some of their phone numbers and have the opportunity to wake them up at 7 a.m. on a Sunday, or perhaps while they are enjoying dinner with family on a holiday. My personal favorite is an automated computer voice on the other end. Really? We dread the thought of speaking to a human, what makes you think we would waste our time on a robot? But I must give them credit for changing their tactics by trying to use local area codes to fool us. Sorry, we have figured this out. It is either unknown or unavailable. I think it is quite amusing that someone with the title of â&#x20AC;&#x153;unavailableâ&#x20AC;? is trying to reach me. Doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t unavailable mean you arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t there? So please, telemarketers of the world, if you are reading this article, do not be offended ... just stop calling. If I need something, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find you. According to Websterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dictionary, some of the words to define â&#x20AC;&#x153;annoyingâ&#x20AC;? are as follows: irritating, bothersome, exasperating, and obnoxious. I just have one ... telemarketers. Debra Russino South Philadelphia Comment on these letters or topics at southphillyreview.com/opinion/letters.

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Bent out of shape Two individuals are in custody after allegedly causing havoc at a Bella Vista pretzel shop. ■ By Joseph Myers Review Managing Editor

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olice arrested two males Tuesday morning for their alleged role in a Bella Vista robbery. Shortly after 11 p.m. Monday, the male complainant observed two unknown black men inside his place of employment, Center City Pretzel Co., 816 Washington Ave., with one pulling a handgun from his waistband and asking who else was in the esDonte Camp tablishment, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. The worker said a colleague was present and opened the cash register, leaving it open in the hope that anyone entering would realize something was Calvin Clark wrong. After allegedly placing zip ties around his wrists, the offenders supposedly kicked open an office door to look for money. A customer entered the site at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday and called for someone after noticing the open drawer, Tolliver said. With no response, he waited and soon began to converse with a police officer who entered. The law enforcer approached the other worker, who said he believed someone was in the office space with his peer. Calling for backup, the officer ordered everyone out of the room, with the complainant identifying the other men as his aggressors and the store’s probable robbers, Tolliver said. Processing the scene, authorities, who recovered two handguns and a backpack containing $393 from the register, arrested 40-year-old West Philadelphian Donte Camp and 43-year-old Bensalem inhabitant Calvin Clark. Their charges include robbery, theft, recklessly endangering another person and possession of an instrument of crime.

The wages of sin Having secured The Waterfall Room, 2015 S. Water St., the previous evening, the complainant arrived at his establishment at 10 a.m. Oct. 23 and observed holes in the roof and ceiling and a business ladder located below the ceiling hole,

Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. He also noted damage to his office door, with approximately $11,000 missing from his desk. Watching the site’s surveillance cameras with a business manager, the owner identified Jason Moncrief, an ex-employee, as the alleged thief. At approximately 10 a.m. Friday, authorities arrested the 21-year-old resident of the 2500 block of South Philip Street on the 2300 block of South American Street and after executing a search warrant, recovered approximately $6,500 from the suspect, Tolliver said. They charged the Whitman resident, who awaits a Nov. 14 preliminary hearing, with possession on an instrument of crime, theft, criminal trespassing, burglary and criminal mischief.

Cycles of violence Bicyclists in Dickinson Square West used their rides to escape capture following an attack Sunday. Their male victim reported that at 12:12 a.m. he encountered the four figures while he walked southbound between Tasker and Dickinson streets on Sixth Street, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said. As they approached him, the complainant suspected he would face trouble and declared “Just take whatever you want; just leave my ID and my phone.” Minus any provocation, they began to punch and kick him. Falling to the ground, the defenseless individual suffered additional punches, with one of the aggressors reaching into his pockets to rid him of his Cricket Android phone, $400 and his identification, which he received back before the unknown males grabbed their bikes and fled northbound along Sixth Street, Tolliver said. The complainant, who suffered a lump on his forehead and a scrape underneath his chin, described his attackers as Hispanic, 19 to 22 years old and wearing gray hoodies. No further details were available as of press time. To report information, call South Detectives at 215-685-1635, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit phillypolice.com/forms.

Computer glitch A technology-craving thief made off with an iPad Friday night in South of South. A female complainant reported at 7:21 p.m. that an unknown male offender approached her while she waited for a bus at 15th Street and Washington Avenue, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South De-

POLICE REPORT tective Division said. The stranger stated “Whatever you’re texting must be important,” drawing a laugh from her as she continued to look at her phone. He then asked “You see this right here?” as he reached into his waist area. Having observed that she also had an iPad, the mischievous figure told her he would shoot her if she did not give him the gadget, Tolliver said. She complied and parted with the computer, with the thief fleeing northbound on 15th Street then Carpenter Street. She described him as black, 6 foot to 6-foot-3, 160 pounds; wearing a dark coat, a similar hoodie and knit hat with a brim; having a light complexion and brown eyes and being clean-shaven. To report information, call South Detectives at 215-685-1635, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit phillypolice.com/forms.

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him once in the right forearm, causing a severe laceration for which he required suturing at Pennsylvania Hospital. Authorities arrested 50-year-old Alvin Bryant at his abode and transported him to Methodist Hospital, where he received treatment for a minor cut to his left thumb, Tolliver said. Police charged him with possession of an instrument of crime, making terroristic threats, assault and recklessly endangering another person. He awaits a Nov. 14 preliminary hearing.

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Police are searching for two men for their roles in Queen Village- and Point Breezesituated robberies. The second incident, which accompanies this video, involved a female walking along the 700 block of Passyunk Avenue at 8:10 a.m. Oct. 19. Heading to her job, she encountered two unknown males, with the first pointing a gun at her and the second demanding money, police said. After obtaining her purse and cell phone, they fled on Fitzwater Street to a parked gray or green Toyota Camry to leave the area. Surveillance video showed the first suspect going through the purse and then discarding it after he had removed items of value, police said. The complainant described the main offender as black, 18 to 20 years old and 6 foot; having a dark complexion and medium build; wearing a dark hoodie and dark pants; and armed with a handgun. She classified the other as Hispanic, 18 to 20 years old and 5-foot-10; having a light complexion and a thin build; and wearing a gray hoodie. Authorities are also looking to identify the two for an 11 p.m. Oct. 17 robbery on the 700 block of South Fourth Street and a 6 a.m. Oct. 22 incident on the 1300 block of South Fifth St. In the first, they rid a man of credit cards, and iPhone and $15 before using the same vehicle to escape, and in the second, they harassed a female and obtained her debit cards, keys and a cell phone, also calling on the car to flee, police said. To report information, call South Detectives at 215-685-1635, text PPDTIP (773847) or visit phillypolice.com/forms. To view surveillance videos from the incidents, go to phillypolice.com/news. SPR

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Landscaping a greener path The neighborhood could add a park to complement its other thriving components.

“Every dollar gets us closer to that goal and gets the park where we need it to be,” Vidas said.

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hen their neighborhood association asked South of South residents what they wanted more of in their community, the answer was simple, green space. Where to put the green space was the tough question, as new development for houses or retail space in the area’s vacant land is constantly being issued. That’s why 2nd District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is backing the South of South Neighborhood Association, 1901 Christian St., in its mission to turn the empty assembled lots on the northwest corner of 17th and Carpenter streets into a park dubbed Carpenter Green. “Carpenter Green is a great project for the Graduate Hospital community because it takes advantage of one of the last opportunities for meaningful green space in the neighborhood,” Johnson said. “This project will transform a plot of land, that long plagued neighbors with blighted buildings and illegal dumping, into a beautiful place for families to congregate.” Otherwise, third-year SOSNA board member Lauren Vidas said, the lot would likely turn into “another eight rowhomes.” “And we have a lot of rowhomes,” Andrew Dalzell, SOSNA’s fourth-year programs coordinator, added. The location at 17th and Carpenter streets is an ideal spot for a park, Vidas, of 15th and Montrose streets, said, with its proximity to Carpenter Square, a major new development being pursued on the southeast corner, and because of its proximity to Edwin M. Stanton School, 1700 Christian St. “We thought it was very important to provide green space close to where kids are,” Vidas said. Stanton’s playground is undergoing a redesign, she noted, and SOSNA is trying to figure out a way to integrate both spaces so they’re cohesive. SOSNA is working through the Community Design Collaborative to make this idea a reality. The green space also provides a great opportunity to improve on stormwater management. Vidas said the Philadelphia Water Department, as well as every department in the city, has been “overwhelmingly supportive.” “I think Councilman Johnson’s energy about the project was contagious to them,” she said. She divulged the entire South of South

neighborhood, which stretches from South Street to Washington Avenue and Broad Street to the Schuylkill River, has only two green spaces. Compare that to the combined neighborhoods of Hawthorne, Bella Vista and Queen Village, which together have only a slightly larger footprint than South of South, yet still have more than 10 passive park spaces. “A couple years ago, SOSNA did a pretty expansive poll in the neighborhood to try to figure out what people felt was the most important priority for the organization to pursue,” Vidas said. “Pretty much at the top of the list was green space. That’s something the organization has taken to heart.” A petition to see neighbor’s thoughts on implementing the green space at 17th and Carpenter streets showed that more than 100 people were in favor and only two were opposed. “If we don’t set this plot of land aside for a park, future generations of the neighborhood are going to look back and see that we missed a huge chance,” Dalzell, of 20th and Fitzwater streets, said, adding that the park space will help increase the values of near homes. With Johnson’s help, SOSNA entered into an agreement with the City of Phila-

This rendering provides a sneak peak at what this vacant lot at the northwest corner of 17th and Carpenter streets could look like, with two other designs possible. P h o t o P r o v i d e d b y L a u r e n Vi d a s

delphia Redevelopment Authority to set aside the land for green space. That gave the group and community members access to the lot to put up a fence and do some basic maintenance. Before, construction debris and garbage covered the empty lot. “When it looks like just an empty lot, people will treat it like such,” Vidas said. “When you start to beautify it, then there’s sort of a social norm that they’re crossing [if they litter].” “People would use the land however they wanted, whether it was for dumping or for sleeping or for letting their dog run around,” Dalzell added. So far, a group of about 20 SOSNA members have hosted two volunteer cleanups and hired Ready, Willing & Able, 1211 Bainbridge St., to do a sweep. “They whipped that lot into shape in like an hour,” Vidas said of the organization’s workers. But, Vidas noted, the desire to get the fence down and construction finished as quickly as possible should urge people to donate.

KNOWING THE CITY is in a financial crunch, SOSNA and the community have committed to fundraising for the park project. “We’ve exhibited a history, we’ve put together a record of public, private partnerships that have been able to raise money and finance what would typically be city roles,” Vidas said. Before SOSNA starts asking for money, though, it wants to talk design with the community. “It’s a little bit of a chicken-and-egg kind of thing,” Dalzell said. “To be able to get the money to pay for the design services, you need to have something [tangible] that’s attractive so we can apply for grants and we can show with confidence this is what we want.” Luckily, architecture students in the neighborhood volunteered their time to design three basic, yet distinct concept plans based on feedback from the community. The next step is to take the preliminary designs on “tour” in the neighborhood – placing the designs in ccommunity institutions – to really capture w what residents want. A survey has found the community most wants the park to have landscaping, lighting, w sseeding, trash facilities and sustainable design, Dalzell said, which has been beneficial to know while planning the initial designs. SOSNA is aiming to canvas the designs during the winter, work on a final design with everyone’s feedback and be able to solicit a professional architect by spring. “Once the weather warms up, people are going to be more eager to get outside and get their hands dirty,” Vidas said, so she’s making sure SONSA takes care of all its administrative duties within the next few months. She said several architects have already expressed interest in working on the new park, which is a good thing for these neighborhood residents, who are ready for a haven between the concrete. “SOSNA’s role is stimulating community and economic development and a park project like this does both because it brings a place for people to come together and build those ties to make the community strong,” Vidas said. “If we didn’t do anything now, that opportunity would be lost.” SPR

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George W. Sharswood School pupils are also dealing with loss, as the district, which ultimately transferred 139 instructors, claimed two of their teachers. S ta f f P h o t o b y K at h r y n P o o l e

future of local public schools. The fourthgrade teacher and building representative finds herself the most affected instructor numerically, as her class swelled from 18 to 33 learners, the federation maximum for fourth through 12th grades. Donning a shirt bearing the message “Teachers make all other professions possible,” she determined to make the first full week of dealing

Branching out ■ Charles Santore Branch: One-onOne Computer Tutoring for Seniors Oct. 31, Nov. 5 and 6 by appointment; Not-soscary Halloween Storytime 10 a.m. Oct. 31; Beginner English as a Second Language Class 12:30 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 5; Day of the Dead Storytime 10 a.m. Nov. 1; Intermediate English as a Second Language Class 12:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 6; English as a Second Language Let’s Talk Conversation Group 1 p.m. Nov. 4; Pajama Storytime 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6. 932 S. Seventh St. 215-686-1766. ■ Fumo Family Branch: Thursday Morning Storytime 10 a.m. Oct. 31; English and Civics Course 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 5; Saturday Sleepy-time Stories 2 p.m. Nov. 2; Storytime and Music for Toddlers 10 a.m. and Stories and Crafts 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5; Wednesday Afternoon

with the variations a success. “These kids have had nothing but turmoil since December,” the 14-year employee and resident of the 100 block of Daly Street said of Hite’s initial announcement on the possibility of relocating Vare and halting Washington’s programs. “Even now, they don’t like the disruption of their routine. Teachers are used to adapting and adjusting, Storytime Break 2 p.m. Nov. 6. 2437 S. Broad St. 215-685-1758. ■ Queen Memorial Branch: Food Facts Workshop: History of Food, Part 2 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 31; Child ID Clinic 1 p.m. Nov. 5. 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899. ■ South Philadelphia Branch: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Nov. 1. 1700 S. Broad St. 215-685-1866. ■ Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Branch: Yoga for adults and seniors 6:15 p.m. Oct. 31; Computer Basics noon Nov. 4; Pajama Storytime 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5; Preschool Storytime 11 a.m. Nov. 6; Homework Help 3 p.m. daily. 1935 Shunk St. 215-685-1755. ■ Whitman Branch: Wee Ones Storytime 10 a.m. and Ready to Read Storytime 11 a.m. Oct. 31; Storytime Arts and Crafts 4 p.m. Nov. 4; Science Wednesdays 4 p.m. and Yoga for Kids 5:30 p.m. and adults 6:30 p.m. and Nov. 6. 200 Snyder Ave. 215-6851754. SPR Visit freelibrary.org.

but what about our abilities to interact with learners the ways we need to? Sometimes I think we’re reduced to crowd control.” Having helped to organize an Oct. 23 protest rally outside the school, the Whitman inhabitant knows the power of perseverance and will honor her garment’s sentiment by bettering her charges’ lives. “We knew change would occur,” Kramer, with 139 district teachers transferred, said. “No matter how drastic our losses, we have to fight for these kids.” Practicing civil disobedience appealed to the registrants and employees at George W. Sharswood School, 2300 S. Second St., too, with likewise frustrated figures rallying outside their building Friday. Having departed for summer vacation with 560 students, Principal Maureen Skalski returned to her Whitman haunt last month with 509 pupils, with 36 additional learners in two Head Start classes. Having said farewell to a pair of counselors, she and her team lost two educators and a prep specialist last week, resulting in larger, yet within contractual limits, second and fifth grades. “It’s just unbelievable we’re in such a bare-bones situation,” the 15th-year leader said. “We’re trying to pace ourselves to give our kids the best.” Accustomed to gaining an educator annually because of bulging enrollment, Sharswood has entered unfamiliar territory, with the departures coupling with the lost counselors to forge a need for the remaining individuals to take on different roles. With many students requiring individualized education plans and others needing encouragement in dealing with home and school matters, Skalski is finding the Sharswood community has grown closer as a family, leaving her simultaneously sad and triumphant. “We’re all sharing the burden,” she said, adding the emphasis she is placing on aiding eighth graders in their high school application process. The pending graduates and the sixth and seventh grades extended their display of unity beyond South Philly Friday, marching to the district’s North Broad Street headquarters to present persuasive essays to Hite. Skalski praised their maturity, seeing them as reflections of the commitment to self-improvement that any education should yield. That they find their pursuit of a stable environment compromised is compelling her to feel fortunate she has committed colleagues. “They’ve stepped up significantly,” Skalski, who integrated classes last week, said. “We want to see these children grow. It’s still early into the adjustment period, but I’m liking how we’re bonding.” SPR Contact Managing Editor Joseph Myers at jmyers@southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/features.

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Street between 15th and 16th (cleaning starts at 8 a.m.); and a fundraiser 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at Hardena, 1754 S. Hicks St. Tickets: $15. P.O. Box 54891. president@newboldneighbors. org. newboldneighbors.org. ■ Pardon Me Clinic takes place 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5. Attendees must bring an $8 money order for their pardon application. The Church of the Redeemer Baptist, 1440 S. 24th St. 267-499-6729. 267-593-3176. ■ 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. beautication@passyunk.org. passyunk.org. ■ Passyunk Square Civic Association holds its general meeting 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Annunciation BVM Church Hall, 1511 S. 10th Street (Dickinson St Entrance). P.O. Box 18052. contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org. ■ Ths Philadelphia Streets Department hosts its Household Hazardous Waste drop-off event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at 3901 Delaware Ave. qvna.org. ■ PNC Bank holds a free shredding event 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at its branch, 1002 South St. 215-873-8055. ■ South of South Neighborhood Association holds a zoning workshop meeting 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and community impact meeting 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at its ofce, 1901 Christian St. 215-732-8446. andrewd@ southofsouth.org. southofsouth.org. ■ South Philadelphia Older Adult Center, 1430 E. Passyunk Ave., hosts Calvary Chapel of Philadelphia’s Bible Study/ Fellowship 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. sroche@ ccphilly.org. ■ South Philly Food Co-op hosts a Winter Wine and Cheese Pairing Party with Madame Fromage 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at 1411 S. Franklin St. Tickets: $30. southphillyfoodcoop.org. ■ Vare Rec Center, 2600 Morris St., hosts Zumba 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Cost: $5. 215-685-1876. ■ West Passyunk Neighbors Association is holding elections for its board 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the 1st District Station, 24th and Wolf streets. westpassyunkneighbors@hotmail.com. westpassyunk. blogspot.com. ■ Wharton Square Neighbors, 2300 Wharton St., hosts Oldies in the Park Series 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 7 and 14. 215833-1941. oldiesliveonfore@aol.com. SPR For more information on local communities, visit southphillyreview.com/community/neighborhoods.

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longtime fan of William Shakespeare, Akeem Davis can especially appreciate Polonius, the “Hamlet” character who tells his son Laertes “To thine own self be true.” Fascinated with being honest to himself and his craft, the Lower Moyamensing actor is baring his soul for Simpatico Theatre Project as Oshoosi Size, a parolee seeking redemption and rejuvenation in Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “The Brothers Size.” “It resonates as a show that addresses how willing men are to access and assess themselves,” the 26-year-old resident of the 900 block of Winton Street said of the work, the second element of McCraney’s The Brother/Sister Plays trilogy. “I’ve reached a point where I love being as open and truthful as possible, so I have a complete connection with this role.” Tabbing the task his best theatrical effort, Davis offered a litany of adjectives for Oshoosi, including “ambitious,” “kinetic,” “viral” and “visceral.” In adding his energy to the production, with stagings through Sunday at the Walnut Street Theatre’s Studio 5, the performer is receiving tutelage from director, roommate and Barrymore Award winner James Ijames, his collaborator on a spring handling of the piece at Norristown’s Theatre Horizon. Tacking fraternity and identity, the script appealed to Davis on many levels, including his ability to liken his enthusiasm for growth to Oshoosi’s and its inherent call to value one’s relatives. “He could be the representative for wayward individuals,” he said of Os-

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shine State native, a self-described “talkative kid,” encountered few struggles with his standard school curriculum, with his extra energy needing an outlet. He excelled in speech classes, which exposed him to oratory contests, and gradually envisioned gaining standout status. “The initial pull was that it was fun and creative,” he said of acting. “I believed my personality served me well in being in larger groups, with respect for oneon-one dynamics coming later, which is something that benefits me now.” Accumulating influences such as Shakespeare, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes and August Wilson, Davis came to ponder how his childhood and adolescent obsessions could grow more fervent. Wondering what life, and in particular his existence, would be without theater, he shrugged off any thoughts of being a tax attorney or an accountant and committed to acting as his vocation. “All I want is to be honest,” he said. “I want to be a conduit for great messages, and if I keep myself open to uncovering more about my part in the larger scheme, I think I can be somebody.” Davis matriculated at Florida State

University, graduating in 2009 with a bachelor’s in humanities, with a theater studies concentration. Viewing acting as a science wherein contributors engage in theatrical alchemy by going from a stone to gold via the text, he elected to experiment with his sentiment in the District of Columbia before arriving in University City in ’11. “Two years in Philly have really been worth five because I feel I’ve been able to ground myself,” Davis, whose landing a Fighting for Democracy job at the National Constitution Center lured him to Philadelphia, said. “There’ve been so many ups and lulls, and I still feel I’m cutting my teeth while being aware of the great potential here.” The thespian moved to South Philly two months ago, honing his bite among a thriving, welcoming artistic community that has made him feel more vibrant than ever before. That boundless enthusiasm has caused him to conclude his receptivity to life’s lessons has reached its apex, with his spirituality and desire for meaningful exchanges as compelling forces. With a lengthening résumé that includes turns at the Adrienne Theatre, the

Malvern-based People’s Light & Theatre and the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective, Davis yearns for more mind-altering and soul-enriching roles. Eager to groom his successors, too, he assists Philadelphia Young Playwrights, with whom he will soon embark on a tour to tout the entity’s monologue competition victors, continuing a nearly two-year partnership that has included time at Southwark School, 1835 S. Ninth St. “Seeing their enthusiasm is awesome,” he said. “They’re open to so much.” Davis likewise enjoys novelty. Wrapping up a show about brotherhood, he is starting his writing career with a piece on fatherhood and also yearns to adapt “Othello,” taking Shakespeare’s titular general and transforming him into a boxer. Having commenced his scribbling late last year, he looks forward to polishing it once “The Brothers Size” concludes. “I feel fortunate to have these opportunities,” Davis said. “I wish similar happiness and curiosity to everyone.” SPR For tickets, visit simpaticotheatre.org. Contact Managing Editor Joseph Myers at jmyers@southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/news/lifestyles.

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hile “Last Vegas” indeed spends scene after scene poking fun at its stars’ ages, don’t be fooled by the film’s tepid, off-putting, fogie-gag-filled trailer. This lovely lark of a movie handily exceeds expectations, becoming more than something easily written off as “The Hangover” for men of a certain age, and proving a warm and funny and entry in the new wave of 55-plus cinema. To call a film “harmless” sounds like faint praise, but in this case, let’s consider it a smooth way of acknowledging that “Last Vegas” doesn’t merely play like a paycheck gig for its dazzling cast. Headlined by four Oscar winners who are legends in their own right, the occasionally risqué comedy follows lifelong friends Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline) as they rally together and hit Sin City to throw a bachelor party for Billy, who’s about to marry a bombshell young enough to be his granddaughter. Things get complicated when luminous lounge singer Diana (fellow Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen) enters the picture, and catches the eyes and hearts of Billy and Paddy. “Last Vegas” may not be Oscar bait itself, but it lands nearly every joke in its cheeky script, including one in which a smart-mouthed punk is told the four men are mob bosses, and another that sees De Niro get face-humped by the Speedorocking frontman of LMFAO. The film is a major rebound for director Jon Turteltaub, whose last effort was the abysmal “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” but it

shines brightest because of its stars, who are always steering it away from possible pitfalls. Few actors have played drunk more amusingly than Freeman does amid a club scene, wherein Archie’s had a few too many Red Bull and vodkas, and Kline is a riot as a man whose longtime wife gives him a free pass to cheat. The inevitable outcome of this offer is primed for maudlin bunk, but Kline plays it with poignant truth before delivering another zinger. That’s “Last Vegas” in a nutshell: Big heart, big laughs, big fun.

Last Vegas PG-13 Two-and-a-half-reels out of four Opens tomorrow at area theaters

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One of the best films of the year that no one’s bothered to tell you about, Brian De Palma’s “Passion,” a remake of the French thriller “Love Crime,” is a swoony, feverdreamy delight, starring Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace as sparring co-workers with an odd attraction and a sea of intrigue to wade through. What’s real? What’s not? Who cares? De Palma’s hypnotic technique, paired with his game duo of leading ladies, leaves you intoxicated. SPR Comment and see the trailers for this week’s movies at southphillyreview.com/arts-and-entertainment/movies.

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Sunday stylin’ The board of the Methodist Hospital Foundation presents South Philly Family Fashion Show with cocktails, a luncheon, raffle and silent auction noon-3 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets: $110. The Crystal Team Room, 100 E. Penn Square. 215-952-9003. methodisthospitalfdn.org.

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration: Through Nov. 2. Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St. 215-922-3456. eisher.org. “Once,” last year’s Tony Award winner for Best Musical, deals with the power of music to encourage and inspire love through Nov. 10. Tickets: $20-$115.50. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. academyofmusic.org. kimmelcenter.org. “Dinosaurs Unearthed” features roaring, moving, life-size beasts through March 30. Tickets: Free-$15. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215-299-1000. ansp.org. Graveyard Boo-ga-loo includes zombie graveyard fun, food, beverages and music 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Cost: $20. Gloria Dei Old Swedes’ Church, Columbus Blvd. and Christian St. 215-389-1513. info@oldswedes.org. old-swedes.org. The Philadelphia Flyers seek to slow Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $83-$331. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. comcasttix.com. 4th Magi Group’s Annual Flea Market and Bake Sale welcomes shoppers 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2. Space: $15. Epiphany of Our Lord Church Parking Lot, 12th and Jackson streets. Patty, 267-639-9851. Mary Beth, 215-465-6823. The Walk Now for Autism Speaks continues to raise funds for research into the spectrum of disorders 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2. Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way. 856-858-5400. walknowforautismspeaks.org. The Philadelphia 76ers strives to stymie the Chicago Bulls 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets: $15-$238. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. comcasttix.com. Mario Lanza Tribute Dinner holds a memorable note 8 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets: $65. The High Note Cafe, 1549 S. 13th St. 215-238-9691. mariolanzamuseum@aol.com. Bon Jovi proves its living on more than a prayer 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5. Tickets: $26.50-$176.50. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800298-4200. comcasttix.com.

Other Goodies Fright Factory Haunted House: Through Nov. 2. Tickets: $30$55. 2200 S. Swanson St. 215-334-4678. frightfactory.tv. Philadelphia Commissions: Through Nov. 2. Tickets: $58-$121. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-893-1999. kimmelcenter.org. Rory Albanese: Through Nov. 2. Tickets: $12-$33. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215-496-9001. heliumcomedy.com. “The Brothers Size”: Through Nov. 3. Tickets: $15-$25. Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5, 825 Walnut St. 215-423-0254. simpaticotheatre.org. “Emma”: Through Nov. 3. Tickets: $20-$38. St. Stephen’s Theater, 10th and Ludlow streets. 215-829-9002. lanterntheater.org. “Marcus: Or The Secret of Sweet”: Through Nov. 3. Tickets: $20-$25. Plays & Players, 1714 Delancey St. 215-735-0630. playsandplayers.org. “Parade”: Through Nov. 3. Tickets: $15-$48. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. Second St. 215-922-1122. ardentheatre.org.

Looking for a raise Josh Groban offers soaring melodies on his In The Round World Tour 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets: $49.50-$99.50. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800-298-4200. comcasttix.com.

“A Clockwork Orange”: Through Nov. 9. Tickets: $25. Luna Theater Company, 620 S. Eighth St. 215-704-0033. lunatheater.org. Terror Behind the Walls: Through Nov. 9. Tickets: $13-$39. Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave. 215-236-3300. easternstate.org. “Cock”: Through Nov. 10. Tickets: $10-$37. Theatre Exile, 1340 S. 13th St. 215-218-4022. theatreexile.org. “The Convert”: Through Nov. 10. Tickets: $17.50-$66. The Wilma Theater, 260 S. Broad St. 215-546-7824.wilmatheater.org. “4,000 Miles”: Through Nov. 10. Tickets: $46-$59. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. 215-985-0420. philadelphiatheatreecompany.org. “We Are Proud to Present...”: Through Nov. 10. Tickets: $15-$50. Interact Theatre Company, 2030 Sansom St. 215-568-8077. interacttheatre.org. “Candy Coated Wonderland”: Through Nov. 17. Tickets: Free$20. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215-763-8100. philamuseum.org. “You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up”: Through Nov. 24. Tickets: $35-$60. Penn’s Landing Playhouse at The Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 855-448-7469. plplayhouse.com. “All Dressed Up: Fashions for Children and Their Families”: Through Dec. 1. Tickets: Free-$20. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215-763-8100. philamuseum.org. “Stick Fly”: Through Dec. 22. Tickets: $16-$48. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. Second St. 215-922-1122. ardentheatre.org. “Tides of Freedom”: Through Dec. 31. Tickets: Free-$13.50. Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 215-413-8655. phillyseaport.org.

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“Voices of 1863”: Through Jan. 5. Tickets: Free-$10. Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008-2010 Delancey Place. 215-732-1600. rosenbach.org.

Halloween Crafts: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 31. Cost: $1. Marconi Older Adult Program, 2433 S. 15th St. 215-218-0800. A Peanut Butter and Jams Halloween with Charlie Hope: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $10. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Costume Dance Party: 12:30-2 p.m. Oct. 31. Cost: $1. Marconi Older Adult Program, 2433 S. 15th St. 215-218-0800. Seventh annual Halloween for Tots: 4-6 p.m. Oct. 31. Mario Lanza Park, 200 Catharine St. qvna.org.

Halloween Horrorfest: Triple Feature: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Parkway Central Branch, 1901 Vine St. 215-686-5322. library.phila.gov. Overkill and Kreator: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $23.50-$75. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. thetroc.com. Halloween Beer Dinner: 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $45. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Man Man: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $20. Union Transfer, 1024 Spring Garden St. 215-232-2100. utphilly.com. Jason Douglas DanceAdelphia Haunted House Horror Show: Oct. 31. Cost: $15. DanceAdelphia, 1100 Snyder Ave. 215-4679551. danceadelphia.com. Boo! Jazz Concert: 8 p.m. Oct. 31-Nov. 1. Tickets: $15-$20. Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine St. 215-925-9914. paintedbride.org. Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors: 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $12-$23. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com.

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What's happening 3rd Annual Jazz-Querade Ball: 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $10-$15. Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St. 215-568-3131. chrisjazzcafe.com. Infected Mushroom: 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $25. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800745-3000. electricfactory.info. Yonder Mountain String Band: 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $25-$30. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St. 800-7453000. ticketmaster.com. Grateful Dead Tribute: 9 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $8-$10. The Blockley, 38th and Chestnut streets. 215-222-1234. theblockley.com. Halloween The Ball: 9 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets: $25-$60. The Sheraton, 16th and Race streets. 215-732-7711. The Pennsylvania Conference for Women with Keynote Speaker Hillary Rodham Clinton: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $165. The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. 866-433-0692. paconferenceforwomen.org. Civil Holdup and The Mainestreet Band: 6 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $16-$19. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215-922-6888. thetroc.com.

First Friday Devotions: 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Third and Reed streets. 215-336-5195. August Burns Red: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $22-$25. Union Transfer, 1024 Spring Garden St. 215-232-2100. utphilly.com. Pretty Lights: 8 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $35-$45. Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J. 800-745-3000. livenation.com. The Stray Birds: 8 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $8. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Hollywood Babble-On: Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman: 8 and 11 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $20. Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St. 215-9721000. princemusictheater.org. Fitz & The Tantrums: 8:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $25. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. 800745-3000. electricfactory.info. Native Frequencies: 9 p.m. Nov. 1. Tickets: $7-$10. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215922-6888. thetroc.com. Seafarin’ Saturday: Find the Treasure Activity: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets: Free-

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$13.50. Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 215-413-8655. phillyseaport.org. Peanut Butter and Jams welcomes Beatles and Bubblegum: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2. Tickets: $10. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Day of the Dead Celebration: 1-4 p.m. Nov. 2. Free-$15. Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South St. penn.museum. Epic Beer Festival Philadelphia: 1-4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets: $45-$59. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. epicbeerfestival.com. “We the Youth” Mural Dedication: 1 p.m. Nov. 2. 22nd and Ellsworth streets. 215-685-0750. muralarts.org. Mattie’s Grand Ol’ Hootenanny: 3:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets: $18-$20. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. Cuisine from the Collections: 7-10 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets: $150-$200. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215-405-1542. ansp.org.

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Hungarian State Folk Ensemble: 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets: $30-$65. Kimmel Center, Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St. 215-8931999. kimmelcenter.org. Every Family Party: Night at the Museum: 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 3. Cost: $25-$30. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St. and the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215-763-8100. philamuseum.org. Tom Rush: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets: $30. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-222-1400. worldcafelive.com. “Deep Six”: Nov. 3-29. Da Vinci Art Alliance, 704 Catharine St. 215-829-0466. davinciartalliance.org. “The Surrealists: Works from the Collection”: Nov. 3-March 2. Tickets: Free-$20. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215-763-8100. philamuseum.org. The Philadelphia 76ers versus the Golden State Warriors: 7 p.m. Nov. 4. Tickets: $15-$238. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800298-4200. comcasttix.com. “Pacific Rim” screening: 8 p.m. Nov. 4. Tickets: $3. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. 215922-6888. thetroc.com.

James Blake: 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Tickets: $25. Union Transfer, 1024 Spring Garden St. 215-2322100. utphilly.com. Drive By Truckers and Old 97’s: 8 p.m. Nov. 5. Tickets: $29.50. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St. 800-745-3000. ticketmaster.com. Philly Rising Showcase: 8 p.m. Nov. 5. Free. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-2221400. worldcafelive.com. Tony Lucca: 8 p.m. Nov. 5. Tickets: $14-$22. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215-2221400. worldcafelive.com. Elf”: Nov. 5-Jan. 5. Tickets: $10$95. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 215-574-3550. 800982-2787. walnutstreettheatre.org. Movin’ On Benefit Concert for the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Tickets: $15-$25. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215222-1400. worldcafelive.com. The Philadelphia 76ers versus the Washington Wizards: 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Tickets: $15-$238. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 800298-4200. comcasttix.com. SPR

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Domino’s Stuffed Jack-O’-Lantern Peppers

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1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes 1/3 cup of heavy cream 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan, divided

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Bella Vista/Hawthorn/Queen Village American/Continental Royal Tavern: 937 E. Passyunk Ave., 215-389-6694, royaltavern. com, $

Asian International Smokeless Barbeque: 600 Washington Ave., 215599-8844, $

Coffee/Café/Sweets Anthony’s Coffee House: 903 S. Ninth St., italiancoffeehouse.com, 215-627-2586, $

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

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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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a Stanza Restaurant is one of many establishments to receive the “Restaurant Impossible” treatment from celebrity chef Robert Irvine, but the Brit isn’t the one running the kitchen. That responsibility falls in the hands of Passyunk Square resident Ted Nephew. Instead of attending a fancy culinary school, the Michigan native mastered his techniques through several courses of on-the-job training. At age 20, he started cooking at a fast-food restaurant. “I learned about proper food handling,” the resident of 11th and Ellsworth streets said. He stayed on the cooking path by taking a position at North Jersey-based Front Street Trattoria, and did some bartending. “I thought I wanted to be a bartender,” he said. By the time he turned 30, the path became a little clearer as Nephew started baking bread from scratch out of his home.

“It kind of opened the passion [for cooking], and it took off from there,” he said. Prior to La Stanza, where he started as a part-time chef, the now 48-year-old enjoyed two stints at Sabrina’s Cafe, 910 Christian St. Now, he is preparing Italian dishes with an American twist, like his Scallops with Fettuccine.

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup of fettuccine, cooked according to package directions 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1/2 cup of a plum tomato, diced 1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup of pancetta, chopped 3 large scallops, cut in half 2 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon of fresh rosemary, chopped

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garlic. Remove the pancetta and scallops from the pan, top with the oil and set aside. Add the tomatoes to the pan, and cook for about one minute. Add the cooked pancetta and scallops along with the rosemary. Add the pasta and an additional drizzle of the oil. Add the spinach, remove from the heat and stir. Top with the goat cheese, a couple pieces of pancetta and a sprinkling of Parmesan. SPR Comment at southphillyreview.com/ food-and-drink/features.

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Trusty Huskies A West Passyunk football squad scored its school’s first postseason triumph. ■ By Joseph Myers Review Managing Editor

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After a sketchy first half, the Prep Charter athletes crushed any hopes of an upset by registering 26 third-quarter points. S ta f f P h o t o b y K at h r y n P o o l e

when his charges buckled on two fourth downs, the latter leading to a score that dwindled their lead to 7-6. Neither team mounted much offense on the next few possessions, with Prep Charter, which finished second in its five-squad division in scoring, proving especially frustrated. Enter Strothers again. Accepting the pigskin from junior quarterback Vian Dolo, whose 51 rushing yards would complement his season-high 187 through the air, the North Philly resident scurried 61 yards for another touchdown. He and his peers, though, immediately met disappointment when Roxborough’s Hank Adens took the ensuing kickoff 76

yards to make it 14-12. Taking that lead to the locker room, the Huskies discussed their tentative play and lack of cohesion, with promises not to let the moment overwhelm them. “They haven’t done much,” Hand said. “Stay intense, and do your jobs. It’s ours.” CONTINUING TO RELY on the run, the Huskies, having advanced the second-half kickoff to midfield, promptly began to confound the guests, with Dolo gaining 15 yards and Strothers accounting for the other 35, including a 28-yard scoring gallop, to increase their bulge to eight. Re-

at southphillyreview.com/blogs.php covering a fumble on their next defensive stand, they decided to switch their focus to providing aerial assaults. Having tied the city record with four touchdown grabs Oct. 3 versus the School of the Future Firebirds, senior wide receiver Curan Simmons hauled in a Dolo heave and raced for a 43-yard momentumboosting score, with Strothers adding a two-point conversion. With 14 points in two minutes and 42 seconds, the hosts intensified their pursuit of the ball, knowing how easily they had yielded points after touchdowns in an up-and-down first half. “We knew we had to be the aggressors,” Hand said of the quick crusade to widen the gap and dishearten the Indians. “Once we put up that third quarter, we felt we’d really come together and got a good sense of what we’ll need to go forward.” Simmons again showed his team’s success could depend on how many times it targets him. Having entered with 38 catches and three games of at least 100 yards, he further infuriated Roxborough by snaring a 22-yard scoring strike on fourth-and-7 and capped the fruitful third frame by accepting another on-target ball from Dolo for a 49-yard score. His third touchdown took his season yardage total to 810, a tally that places him second on the Public League’s single-season receiving yardage list, with West Philadelphia’s Eric Leslie having amassed 861 yards three years ago. “For me and Curan to have such big games, the offensive line had to step up, which it did,” Strothers, whose 13 carries netted 163 yards, said. “They helped me to be a big man and step up for my team.” Certain to enjoy the kudos that comes with making history, he and the others will require even more maturity to topple the 8-1 Panthers, who have surrendered only 13 points in five AA games. Strothers believes 48 dedicated minutes to match the 12 from Friday’s third-quarter semifinal will be the difference. “We have to forget about the last play if we do something wrong,” he said. “We have to play with all our hearts. I’m looking forward to it already.” SPR Contact Managing Editor Joseph Myers at jmyers@southphillyreview.com or ext. 124. Comment at southphillyreview.com/sports/features.

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inutes before the Prep Charter Huskies, 1928 Point Breeze Ave., took to the South Philadelphia super site, 10th and Bigler streets, Friday afternoon, coach David Hand told them not to fear achieving greatness. Slow to exorcise any timidity, the West Passyunk-based footballers used a frightening display of third-quarter efficiency to trounce the Roxborough Indians 4012, earning their secondary education site’s inaugural playoff win and a spot in Saturday’s Public League AA title game versus the Imhotep Charter Panthers. (6 p.m. at the Northwest super site, 1100 E. Sedgwick St.) “That’s the way to make history!” the first-year leader, a long-time St. Joe’s Prep defensive guru, exclaimed to the excited teenagers, who notched their sixth victory, with the visitors also having served as prey in a 26-6 loss Sept. 20, against two defeats. “I want you to feel proud and be ready to prepare for Imhotep because we owe them.” The Huskies will return to the Germantown-based field seeking to score a monumental upset, having shown little resistance against the host Panthers, last year’s AA Subregional and City champions, in Oct. 19’s 61-7 throttling. With other recent lopsided losses to their upcoming foes not far from their minds, the local athletes cannot afford to experience lulls when they take the field as massive underdogs and will not dwell on mistakes if Quadir Strothers has his way. “Today we just wanted to start off playing well right from the jump,” the sophomore running back said. “We struggled for a bit, but we got it together and used our hearts. That’s what it’s going to take to beat Imhotep.” Having roared when receiving Hand’s instruction to put away their opponents early, the Huskies showed their emphasis on unity by chanting “One team, one body, one mind, one soul.” Normally a secondary ball carrier, Strothers sought to honor his coach’s command by jolting 55 yards for a touchdown on their first play. With an accomplished defensive background, Hand, however, grew agitated

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The South Philadelphia Tennis Association is accepting registrations for its USTA Junior Tennis Team. Boys and girls ages 10 and younger, 12 and younger, 14 and younger and 18 and younger are welcome to participate in the program, which will last through November, with intramural matches at Barry Playground, 1800 Johnston St. The fee is $75, with a $25 charge for each additional sibling, which includes rackets, a play day, a pizza party, games and prizes and free entry into the Thanksgiving competition camp. Participants will need to visit usta. com to obtain a United States Tennis Association membership. Parent coaches and assistants also are needed. Contact Bryan Hughes, 215-528-0196, thespta@ hotmail.com.

■ Capitolo peewee basketball Capitolo Playground, 900 Federal St., is hosting a fall peewee basketball league for ages 4 to 6, with games occurring 6 p.m. Thursdays. The cost is $10 per child. Call 215-685-1883.

■ Cardio tone classes Guerin Recreation Center, 2201 S. 16th St., hosts $5 cardio tone fitness classes 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays. Call 215-685-1894.

■ Cow chip bingo The Southeast Youth Athletic Association, Seventh and Bigler streets, will host a cow chip bingo festival noon Saturday. Tickets are $20, and are on sale 6 to 7:30 p.m. through tomorrow and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Call 215-463-8802.

■ Ford PAL Registration for the Ford PAL 12-14 year-old basketball league runs through tomorrow, with the season lasting from Nov. 11 to Dec. 16. Interested participants must register in person at the site, 631 Snyder Ave., from 3 to 9 p.m. All participants will receive free jerseys and trophies. Call 215-336-8750.

■ Guerin football Guerin Recreation Center, 2201 S. 16th St., hosts touch football for ages 14 to 16 Wednesdays. Call 215-685-1894.

■ Harper commits Ss. Neumann-Goretti senior point guard Troy Harper committed last week to North Carolina-situated Campbell University.

■ High school football The Southern Rams won their seventhstraight game Friday at the South Philadelphia super site, notching their first playoff win since 1965 by thumping Fels 50-14. Junior running back Bryant Hudgins set a school record with 238 rushing yards for the Lower Moyamensing athletes, who will play Frankford 7 p.m. Saturday in AAAA semifinal action at Northeast High School, 1601 Cottman Ave. The Neumann-Goretti Saints downed host Conwell-Egan 34-16 Saturday, setting up this Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. Class AA Final against West Catholic at the super site. The Furness Falcons snapped a 12-game losing streak that dated back to last season with Oct. 24’s 16-0 win over Olney at the super site. Junior running back Kharee Ruley set a school record with 258 rushing yards.

■ Mitchell sentenced Freddie Mitchell, who gained fame for making a Jan. 11, 2004 fourth-and-26 reception that helped to carry the Philadelphia Eagles past the Green Bay Packers in a divisional playoff game, will serve 37 months in a federal prison for being involved in a tax fraud scheme. Originally facing a decade-long sentence, the 34-year-old, who caught 90 passes in four seasons with the Birds, had his time reduced Tuesday after making a plea deal.

■ Neumann-Goretti fundraiser The Neumann-Goretti Girls’ Basketball team will hold a designer handbag bingo fundraiser 2 p.m. Sunday in the school cafeteria, 1736 S. 10th St. Tickets are $25 presale or $30 at the door. Contact 215465-8437, or e-mail coach Letty Santarelli, letty.santarelli@gmail.com.

■ Philly Girls Philly Girls Got Game will hold a fall basketball league for students in fourth through eighth grades. For more information, visit phillygirlsgotgame.com.

■ Prep Charter soccer The Prep Charter Girls’ soccer team fell in Monday’s Public League AA Championship game, losing 1-0 to Rush at Northeast High School.

■ Touch football The Delaware Valley Youth Athletic Association, 2840 S. 18th St., is accepting registrations for its touch football program 6 to 8 p.m. weekdays for ages 6 to 8, 9 to 11 and 12 to 14. Call 215-468-1265. SPR Send sports briefs by fax to 215-336-1112 or by e-mail to jmyers@southphillyreview.com.

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2254 WINTON ST. 2 Bedroom Home. $99,000.

1511 S. CORLIES ST. 3 Bedrooms. Possible Garage. $29,900.

2225-27-29 WILDER ST. Three Lots. $79,000.

WAREHOUSE – NORTHERN LIBERTIES VICINITY 1634 N. RANDOLPH ST. 20x100. High Ceilings. $125,000.

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250Artisan Sigel Street (New Listing) - Lovely Queen 2 bdrm den, 1.5 bath home with beautiful original hardwood floors t/o and good sized Village + Location. Artisan Rittenhouse II Artisan Lombard 1431 Bainbridge $67,500.00 1501-1503 Kater yard. $159,9001805 (10 Homes) (8 Homes) HURRY 2 ALREADY 5600 Sq Ft 4/3.5 4000 + Sq Ft 4/3.5 4000 + Sq Ft 4/3.5 Elevator Roof Deck TA SOLD + den home with semi finished basement, hrdwd flrs and lovely brick garden. Elevator Deck 2 Car Listing) - Cute 1 bedroom 125DeckTasker Street (New Elevator 2 Car Garage & 2 Car Garage Garage & TA TA $2,500,000 1000 sq. ft2/1 Prkng, Tx 4/2.5, patio,deck & finished $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $149,900 Abmt , lg grdn. $399,900 basement 1107-1121 N. Howard 1235 Wolf Street (New Listing) Gorgeous 3 bdrm home with 1 full and 2 half baths, hrdwd flrs, finished basement and lovely 1101-1115 N. Hancock 1102-1134 N Hope ed ed $269,900. garden. RED c c Zoned and Approved for du du 16 Town homes + 2 904 Moore Street stacked Duplexes- 4 bdrm Re home that Re offers over 2000 sq. ft of living space, hrdwd flrs, semi finished basement and large yard. 20 off Street Spaces in 600-02 N American N/C 1923-1925-2021-2023 gated Community RED $299,900 3550 Sq Ft 3 + Den/4.5 3 3/2.5, Bsmt Garden, Best N/C .3 + Den/4.5 2 car Courtyard Home. 2/2.5 Deck Parrish N/C 3 to 4 BR 4/2.5 Deck $1,975,000 BalconiesDeck Garden + Garage, & TA garage, TA Garage Grdn & Grg. TA From $469,000 Garage TA large yard and tons of storage space. $179,900 343 Wolf St - Large, spacious 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath home w/From high ceilings, $650,000 n 334 Fitgerald St - Great 2uctiobdrm, 1 bth hm, hrdwd flrs, great natural light, large yard & central air. $134,900 r D st LDon nice tree lined street with hrdwd flrs, fp, exposed brick & nice yard. $169,900 on bdrm home 141 Mercy StreetC2 OL Great w SO Ne 2 SBeautiful 2625 Gerrittopen and3 spacious home with 3 bdrms, hrdwd flrs and nice size yard. $59,900 119-123 Federal Jay-Z & Beyonce 534 Queen Beautiful 1 Christian St #22 N/C Development 24 Condos 502 Delancey 4+Off/3 F & 2412 S.& IsemingerMove in ready. 3 3 hrdwd flrs, gourmet kitchen, finished basement and nice yard. $198,369 3 + Den/2.5 H/W to 4 +bdrms, den /2.5 3/2 Deck + Between 6th & 7th off of 2/2 Parking TA 2 1/2 BA + Deck 3 Car Deck & Garden Garden $499,000 RED $499,000 Fitzwater 3 Lots From $509,000 Prng $1,350,000 2833 S. 12th St - Well maintained 2 bdrm+ Parking with finished basement, hrdwd flrs, original wood staircase & decent n t n sized yard. RED $174,900 ctio me x tru lop ns ve ft Corenovated from top to bottom, hrdwd flrs, ts of light, finished 140 St - Gorgeous ple3 bdrm, eMifflin De 1.5 bth home. Totally w w Ne Du Ne 2L basement and nice yard. $299,000 128 Pemberton St 1 Christian #49 335 Christian 623 S 6th 3 Condos Rosa Court—Garage 825 S. 2nd St 2338 Fitzwater A& C 127 Monroe Fab Multi 5/4and + Deck deck w/ nice Center City views. SOLD Garden + 1 car 4 /3.5 2 Car Parking 1/1 + Deck, TA 137 Totally rehabbed 3 story, bdrm, bth hm w/ hrdwd flrs, granite countertops 3 /2 3 From $549,000 2 3/2.5 Duplex Great Corner CondosDaly 1/1 TA St -upscale Builder’s Hm & Garden $649,900 Pkng $499,500 RED $549,900 From $299,000 1 SOLD Property RED $379,000 2+ Den/2 Garden RED From $229,000 $259,900 714-22 Bainbridge St -13 Condos with Garage Parking - 2/2- Gardens & Decks. FROM $379,900 115 Daly St - Great Lovely rehabbed Rental 2 bdrm, 1.5 bth hm with hrdwd flrs, crown molding, granite countertops & decent sized yard. $169,900 3rd & Bainbridge - Live & work from home in this well fabulous space. 2 bedrooms +den,1.5 Baths, 1833 S. Etting - Cute kept 1 stry rancher hm, 2 bdrms, 1.5 bths, finished bsmnt , 2nd kitch/den huge yrd. $84,900 SOLD 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 2028 S. PhilipNew Rehab. 2bdrms, hrdwd flrs, great kit & bth, fin. basement & sep lndry rm also fitted for powder room. $189,000 225 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 2020 S. 3rd St+ Den- home Very Lg floors Well 3 BR, 1.5 BA Hm w/ New Façade, CA, LR, DR, EIK, Lg Yard & Bsmt. SOLD $224,900 810 S. 3rd St –Beautiful large 3 BR with hardwood t/o, yardKept + 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 400 SpringTree Garden-N.CSt Commercial Space Available-800 to 1600Hm Sq Ft. Call for Details 227 - Lovely 2 BR on a Grt Block w/ LR, Fp, EIK, Pantry, Rear Yd, Bsmt & Storage. $139,900 SOLD 2445 S. Garnet St - Great Newer Construction 5 Yrs Old, 3 BR + Fin Bsmt, 2.5 Ba, LR, DR, EIK, SS + Garage. RED $489,000    1529 E. Moyamensing    Ave. - Wond  5 BR, 1 Full & 2 Half BA Hm w/ Original Pine Flrs, 2400 Sq Ft & 2 Fp’s. RED $310,00 121 Wharton St - Large 3 Story Home w/ High Ceilings, 4 w BR, 1 BA, Full Bsmt & Yard. $225,000 ww.conwayteam.com The Award Winning Kathy, Patrick and the Conway Team 215.440 .8190 2437 S. Philip St - Nice 3 BR, 1 BA Home w/ LR, DR, EIK, Bsmt, Mechanicals & Storage. $115,000 SOLD Society Hill Office 215.627.6005 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 2612 S. Gerritt - Attn investors. Nice size 3 bdrm 1 bth hm w/, living rm, dining rm, eat in kitchen & yard. $49,900 Visit o u r web site fo r o u r co mp le te in ve nto ry, wee kly o pen hou se s, add ition a l p ictu res a nd mo re p a rticulars. 146 Roseberry St - Very well maintained 3 BR, 1.5 Ba Hm, LR, DR, CA, Lg Kitchen, Yard & Basement. RED $124,900 1520 S. 27th - Great investment opportunity. 3 bdrm, 1 bth home, lrg kitchen & yard. Being sold as is. $49,900 14xx S. 12th St - Huge 2 story home. 3 BD, 2.5 Baths, Bruce hardwood Floors. PRISTINE CONDITION! RED $329,000 102 Morris St– Beautiful 4 BR, 2 full bath hm with hardwood fls (1st Fl), finished basement, CA & nice yard. $289,900 624 Fitzgerald- Totally renovated 3 bdrm home. Hardwood floors, huge kitchen, decent sized yard. New Heater & All New Electric. $79,900 SOLD $369,900

810 S. 2nd St “A”

1118 E. Moyamensing $369,000

133 Salter Street Fab. N/C

245 Monroe Street Great Floor plan , RED $795,000

$979,000

125 Ellsworth—Phase III Pennspoint Gar TA From $499,000

2107 Bainbridge Incredible 3 + media/2.5 $749,000

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215-463-0777 19145 20XX S. DORRANCE

Investor Alert! Tenant Occupied $675/mo.

21XX S. OPAL

Solid 3 Bed, w/lg ,pd eat om lot

26XX EMILY

Southbrook Park,nice 3 bed, driveway

Asking $62,000 $59,900 ASK $128,000

23XX S. CARLISE

e Bed w/nice brick front, full basement

22XX WINTON

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

18XX WOLF

Spac well kept 3 bed hm w/huge kit

19XX FITZGERALD

Spac mod 3 Bed, w/new bath, nice street

$142,900

24XX S. 19TH ST

Prime Location-Lg 4 Bed. Must Sell!

$169,900

21XX S. 19th

4 Bed Hm w/open porch, H/W Fls, New Heater Ask $149,900

19XX SHUNK

JUST LISTED! 27XX S. 17TH Prime spac 3 Bed, 1.5, Fin Basment, upgraded systems, c/a, bvery desirable location Asking $249,900

19147 12XX Dickinson

East Passyunk SQ Spectacular Renovation!

12XX S. MARSHALL

Lovely recently renovated 3 bed, c/a near park

2XX. Wilder

Wonderful mod Hm on one of Pennsports nicest blocks

$139,900

Only $130,000

26XX S. 11TH ST. - Spacious 3 Bed 2 full bath modern home w/ fin. rec rm, c/a. Plenty of storage and closets, move in condition. Asking $249,900.

Asking $384,500

SOUTH OF OREGON 27XX S. 17TH

Prime Location, beautiful stone hm., c/a

Ask $249,000

28XX S. MARVINE

Just Listed! 3 Bed, off street parking

31XX S. SYDENHAM

PACKER PARK 3 Bed w/ off St. parking

27XX S. 16TH

Spac 3 story 4 bed hm, master suite, deck, h/w

$239,900 ASKING $275,000

28XX S. MARVINE Spac 3 bed mod home in great location w/off street parking.$239,900

$295,000

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

$237,900

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

18XX SNYDER AVE

Spacious office & lg 2 Bed appt.

10XX REED

252 WILDER Lovely 2 Bed home, H/W floors, exposed brick walls, excellent location ask $209,900.

Asking $250,000

$139,900

Prime 2 car garage w/office

Ask $149,900

BROAD & OREGON AVE. Com property w/ 2 Bed Apt.

$299,900

25XX S. 3RD

$179,900

Reduced to $384,900

19148

64,900

Girard Estate, beautiful 3bdrm w/ gorg. kit.

Store Front w/ nedw mechanicals

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11XX RITNER- Beautiful spacious 3 bed Hm c, w/fin rec rm, mod kit, h/wfls, c/a, locaton on a lovely st, close to everything. Asking $249,900.

$212,000

REDUCED $209,000

2XX SIGEL

Mod 2 Bed hm on one of Pennsports Finest Blks

26XX S. 11TH ST.

Prime mod 3 Bed 2 ba, hm w/ rec re, move in cond.

$189,900

4XX FITZGERALD

Great starter j,. 2 Bed om gppd cmd

$249,900 Ask $100,000

17XX S. 7TH ST.

Very spac 3 bed, 1.5 baths, upgraded elec

10XX EMILY

Well maintained hm, closte to East Passyunk

Ask $159,900

$129,900

26XX S. 12TH

Prime Location. 3 Bed, 1.5, Ba, near Marconi Park

Ask $185,000

10XX MOUNTAIN

Fabulous Passyunk Sq townhouse Totally Renovated

11XX RITNER

Must see this spac, mod 3 Bed home

Asking $249,000

24XX S. PHILLIP

Well Kept mod.3 bbed w/ca

Asking $139,900

3XX RITNER

Lg 3 bed hm in excell cond.Prime Whitman Block

11XX S. TREE

Beautiaful cmpletely renovated Hm, Just move in!

$234,900

24XX S. 2ND

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

$154,900

26XX S. JUNIPER

Well maintained, spac 2 BD, fin bsmnt

$149,900

21XX S. 13TH

Huge renovated 3 story, LG rear yd, a must see!

$319,900

$284,900

$149,900

25XX S. CLARION

Lovely Immacuate 3 Bed Hm, Move in Condition

$154,900

1xx MOORE

3 story fixer upper. Priced to sell

$179,900

19XX S. SARTAIN

Prime East Passyunk Crossing Home, Call now! Ask $185,000

6XX TASKER

Adorable, extremely well kept mod 2BD home

$199,900

South West Phila 27XX S. 78TH

Pristine Newly Renoved Corner Property

81XX SUFFOLK

Estate Sale, great investment, Must Be Sold

Ask $175,000 $34,000

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2529 S. Broad Street

215.334.7700 13xx S. Adler Street

12xx S. 15th Street

In the heart of Passyunk

Brand new 3 sty townhome

Sq. this home has 2 bdrms, featuring 4 bdrms, granite counter tops, s/s appliances tile bath, h/w flooring Master Bedroom Suite 19xx FitzgerAld St. This 3 bdrm home has new roof, new electric and plumbing Priced reduced

24xx S. lee Street 3 bdrm porch front home shopping I-95 and trans-

27xx MArvine Street

baths h/w floors, s/s

This 3 bdrm 2 bath home in the Sports Complex District features a rear deck

an open floor plan, tile bath eat in kitchen 17xx wolF Street 3 bdrm home with 1 1/2 baths h/w flooring, newer

LOTS & ACREAGE CATSKILLS MIN FARM. 35 acres-Farmhouse $169,900. 6 mi to Delhi. Large pond, spring, barns, great views, pasture. Owner terms! Call (888)739-6994 or www.NewYorkLandandLakes. com

WASHINGTON TWP.

RIDER MODEL, 4BDRMS., 2.5BATHS, $287,500. MOVE IN CONDITION. CALL 609-9801969.

and finished basement, Ample closet space, separate laundry area 20xx w. pASSyunk Ave This 3 bdrm 1 1/2 bath home was completely rehabbed with s/s appliances, granite countertops,

kitchen, newer front

basement with separate

Price Reduced

laundry area A Must See

ONE BEDROOM FOR RENT

10XX S. 11TH ST.

3RD FLR., 1 BEDROOM APT. BATH, KITCHEN, LR. 215-6510498 11TH & RITNER 1st. flr., ultra mod., newly renovated. C/A, G/H, Microwave, D/W, W/D, G/D, Security system, storage. Tile/Hdwd. flrs., No Pets, Non-SMOKERS. $850/MO.+UTILS. 215-468-7852. 1616 KATER ST 1.5BR w/Separate Entrance in house, $875/mo. 609-517-3245 13XX SO.BROAD Lg. 3flr.$975+Utils.,& 4TH FLR.,$875/ mo, LR, Kit.,Bath, W/D, Call 215755-6298. 15XX RITNER 1st flr., bsmt, yard. $900/mo.+utils. All New. NO PETS. 609-254-7498.

TWO BEDROOM FOR RENT

HOUSES FOR RENT

OFF BROAD ST.

ALL NEW, HDWD FLRS., C/A, MAGNIFICENT! NEW APPLS. $845/MO. 215-292-2176.

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2BEDRMS.APTS. AVAIL. IMMEDIATELY. MANY AMENITIES. FOR INFO: 215-467-8612. STADIUM AREA Livingrm.,kit.,bath,W/D,C/A,Hwd/ fLRS.$975/mo.+.Credit check a Must! No Pets. 1st flr. 215-680-0073. 1325 S.MOLE: $1,195/MO 2BD/1BA, wide plank hardwood floors, huge modern kitchen, tile baths, finished basement, rear yard, c/a, CALL JIM ONESTI PRU FOX & ROACH 215-6276005/215-440-2052 335 WINTON: $900/MO 2-story, 2BD/2BA, charming bedrooms, large eat-in kitchen, full basement, pets may be allowed, CALL PAUL CHIN PRU FOX & ROACH 215627-6005/215-440-2049

HOUSES FOR RENT 18XX DALY ST Modern 2bedrm, C/A. Call Villa Realty for more details 215-271-0600. 20XX MERCY ST 3bdrms.,Lg. E-I-K., wood flrs.thru-out.$700/ mo.+utils.1st/Last/1mo.sec.to move-in. Call Jan 856-577-8189. 21XX S.GARNET 3Bdrms.,1bath, close transp.,sm.yard.$900/mo.+ Elec. 516-735-8408.

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22ND MIFFLIN

3+Bdrms.,newly renov. Front porch. A/C,W/D.$1200/ mo.+.Sec.8 OK. 215-432-6222. 22TH & WOLF VIC. Newly remodeled 3Bdrms.,porch front,new Kit.& Bath. Hdwd flrs.,all new Appls. $1000/mo.+. 856-262-4369. 8TH & PORTER 3bedrm,house. ALSO 1BEDRM. APT. avail. Call 610-341-0933. ST.MONICA’S VIC: Just rehabbed Gorgeous 3BR, New kit, DW, WD, HW/flrs t/o, Fin bsmt. $1275+. 215-465-4565

PENNSPORT AREA

Just renovated, 2bedrm., 1.5baths, Hdwd flrs., tile kit./ bath. Finished bsmt. Lg. yard. All appliances. $1150/mo. Call 267307-0371.

ROOM FOR RENT 14XX CARLISLE ST Room available. $110/weekly. Call 267-2534174, 215-278-2847, Jeff or Fay

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