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September 15, 2014

Feria Del Barrio Returns To The Centro De Oro Neighborhood With Latin Music, Food, Dancing, Art And More, This Sunday, September 21

Feria Del Barrio Returns To The Centro De Oro Neighborhood With Latin Music, Food, Dancing, Art And More, This Sunday, September 21

Did someone say fiesta? Feria del Barrio, one of the city’s largest celebrations of Hispanic culture, returns this Sunday, September 21 to the sidewalks of the historic Centro de Oro neighborhood for its 30th year of free music, food, dance, art and more. With support from four key local organizations — Congreso de Latinos Unidos, […]

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August 26, 2014

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers’ Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers' Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Little known fact: Fairmount Park is home to a 3.8-mile trail that has served as a training site for Philadelphia-area boxers for years — even world-renowned boxer Joe Frazier used the trail as a training ground. The trail, which is appropriately named Boxers’ Trail, is adjacent to Kelly Drive and runs along the Schuylkill River. […]

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June 3, 2014

Federal Donuts Day Celebrates The Grand Opening Of The Newest Federal Donuts Location At 7th And Fairmount Streets, Saturday, June 7

Federal Donuts Day Celebrates The Grand Opening Of The Newest Federal Donuts Location At 7th And Fairmount Streets, Saturday, June 7

Philadelphia’s donut darling, Federal Donuts, has officially unveiled its fourth and newest location located at 701 N. 7th Street at Fairmount Avenue. The Northern Liberties location is the local chain’s largest space with 2,000-square-feet, seating for 40 people and a parking lot for quick donut runs. In celebration of the new outpost, the folks behind […]

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May 29, 2014

Support Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Libraries By Participating In The Book It! 5K Fun Run, Next Saturday, June 7

Support Philadelphia's Neighborhood Libraries By Participating In The Book It! 5K Fun Run, Next Saturday, June 7

Run for a good cause as the public libraries of Philadelphia present a 5K Fun Run next Saturday, June 7. Dash from library to library while helping to raise funds for the neighborhood libraries of North Philadelphia. The run starts at the Widener Library at 2808 W. Lehigh Avenue and proceeds down Lehigh Avenue to […]

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March 26, 2014

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Presents Its Annual Art-Centric Book Fair, This Weekend, March 29 And 30

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Presents Its Annual Art-Centric Book Fair, This Weekend, March 29 And 30

Bookworms, take note. The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center presents an art book fair featuring local and not-so-local publishers and book stores, this weekend, March 29 to 30. More than a dozen vendors are slated to set up shop with their finest art publications available for purchase. Keep an eye out for Callowhill’s Vox Populi gallery, […]

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June 5, 2013

The Norris Square Neighborhood Project Presents Festival De Bambulae, A Celebration Of Las Parcelas Garden And Its 40 Year Anniversary

The Norris Square Neighborhood Project Presents Festival De Bambulae, A Celebration Of Las Parcelas Garden And Its 40 Year Anniversary

Celebrate the blooms of Las Parcelas Garden in North Philadelphia at the annual Festival de Bambulae celebration on Saturday, June 15. Not only is the annual celebration set to entertain attendees with Puerto Rican music, dance, food and more, but this year’s fete also marks the gardens’ 40th anniversary. That means even more festivities. From […]

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November 6, 2012

The Wagner Free Institute Of Science To Host “A Sip of Science: Electrifying” Annual Cocktail Party, Friday, November 9

The Wagner Free Institute Of Science To Host "A Sip of Science: Electrifying" Annual Cocktail Party, Friday, November 9

The Wagner Free Institute of Science’s annual benefit cocktail party is back. This Friday, November 9 from 5:30-8 p.m. head to the historic science center for a night of scientific fun while raising money for the Wagner Institute. The theme this year is “Electrifying” and will benefit the institute’s comprehensive upgrade to its electrical system. […]

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October 9, 2012

SoMos, A Free Dance And Multimedia Performance Outdoors In El Barrio, Set For This Friday, October 12

SoMos, A Free Dance And Multimedia Performance Outdoors In El Barrio, Set For This Friday, October 12

All the world’s a stage, including a city parking lot, where Merián Soto presents SoMoS, a dance and multimedia event happening in North Philadelphia, Friday, October 12. The final installment of the acclaimed “branch dance” series, SoMoS is an immersive experience brought to life by natural images, sound and movement. Featuring six dancers, geodesic performance […]

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August 14, 2012

Logan Community Development Corporation To Introduce A Pop-Up Parklet In September In Front Of North Philly’s Free Library Branch

Logan Community Development Corporation To Introduce A Pop-Up Parklet In September In Front Of North Philly's Free Library Branch

With University City’s recent trend of creating pop-up mini parks using activated parking spaces, the “parklet” concept has expanded to other Philly neighborhoods. This fall, residents and visitors of the Logan neighborhood, located in North Philadelphia, will have a gathering space of their own with the Logan Parklet, scheduled to open early next month in […]

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Carmen Febo, Executive Director Of Taller Puertorriqueño
 

Today’s Philly 101 video spotlights Carmen Febo, Executive Director of Taller Puertorriqueño in North Philadelphia. Take a video tour of Hispanic Filadelfia, and learn what Carmen wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. You can also read more about Latino culture and life in Philadelphia on Visit Philly’s Philly Te Ama page.

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Today’s Philly 101 video spotlights Carmen Febo, Executive Director of Taller Puertorriqueño in North Philadelphia. Take a video tour of Hispanic Filadelfia, and learn what Carmen wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. You can also read more about Latino culture and life in Philadelphia on Visit Philly’s Philly Te Ama page.

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