Patty Clark sits and chats about her career at the Diner and how the Diner has brought life to South St. and how South St. sheds light on the Diner.
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens brings out an array of emotions for local residents, tourists
Josephine Slavsky, who has worked as the Visitor Relations Manager at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens on South Street in Center City for over three years, has discovered that the art exhibit attracts all visitors with its array of colors and texture.
Lorenzo & Sons South Street Pizza: “Back Stronger than Ever” Nearly 5 Years after Fire
For Tom O’Connor, June 27, 2012 started out as just another delightful summer morning as he opened the doors of the famous Lorenzo & Sons Pizza that had been sitting on the 300 block of South Street since 1988. Around 10:25 a.m. that particular Wednesday morning, a fire sent the entire place up in a... Continue Reading →
Business is booming for Rooster Soup Co., a newly opened restaurant that donates 100% of its profits.
Keeping its table's full is no issue for Rooster Soup Co., a Philadelphia restaurant partnered with Federal Donuts and Broad Street Ministry that gives 100 percent of its profits to Broad Street Ministry’s Hospitality Collaborative. Federal Donuts is a popular food chain in Philadelphia that serves fried chicken, coffee, and donuts. Broad Street Ministry is a... Continue Reading →
South Street scene becomes new focus for Temple sports journalist
The first time Tom Hanslin arrived in Philadelphia — departing from his home Allendale, New Jersey to attend Temple University — he stopped at South Street. Though the landmark Philly street was his first stop, he hasn't given it much thought in the three years since. As a junior journalism major, Hanslin has focused his reporting career thus far on... Continue Reading →
Businesses Reflect on Challenges Big and Small After the 2016 SEPTA Strike
When SEPTA buses, trolleys and subways were brought to a halt earlier this month during the most recent city transit strike, business slowed down at Sandy Neitham’s dry cleaning shop near Girard Station station on the Broad Street Line. And running the storefront became a lot more difficult. “It affected [Sun’s Cleaner’s] a lot because [people]... Continue Reading →
Violent Robberies in Chinatown Inspire Community Rally to Seek Solution
A recent string of robberies, specifically of homes above Chinese restaurants, have been occurring in Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood. According to police, two suspects were arrested in August this year, but there are still others carrying out similar crimes who have not been caught yet. According to the Philadelphia Police Department’s Crime Mapper feature, in... Continue Reading →