Joe DiProsperos

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Joe DiProsperos is a reporter for the South Philly Review and the Star News. Follow him on Twitter @JoeyD_6 or email at jdiprosperos@newspapermediagroup.com

SOPO holds its monthly meeting, provides community updates

The South Port Richmond Civic Association held its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the Veterans Boxing Association on Clearfield Street. The meeting, which...

38 Special to perform at Rivers Casino

Southern rock band 38 Special is set to perform at Rivers Casino on Friday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. With over a dozen albums to...

Serving your pedal power needs

Out of a former yarn dyeing factory on D Street in Kensington, one company is helping everyone pedal their goods throughout the city. Haley Tricycles,...

Two local organizations among those to receive grants from the Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation recently announced 44 grants totaling more than $6 million to support job training and workforce development for over 2,000 Philadelphians,...

Over $4.5 million in development grants awarded to four area organizations

State Rep. Joe Hohenstein recently announced that four local organizations will be the beneficiaries of $4.5 million in grant funding.  Of that amount, $1 million...

The Midtown Men to perform at Rivers Casino

The Midtown Men are set to perform at Rivers Casino on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. Composed of the original cast of the Tony...

BBCA holds public meeting about former Philadelphia Coke site

The Bridesburg Civic Association (BBCA) hosted a public meeting on Monday, Dec. 13, at Franklin Towne Elementary School regarding development plans for the site...

Bringing the “fish” back to Fishtown

A brand-new seafood restaurant looking to bring the “fish” back to Fishtown recently opened its doors.  The Fin, which officially opened for business on Dec....

SOPO hosts monthly meeting, provides updates for community

The South Port Richmond Civic Association hosted its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 8, over Zoom. The meeting, hosted by SOPO president John Kalicki and...

Board of Education announces members of Superintendent Search Advisory Committee

The Philly Board of Education recently announced the 13 members of the newly-created Superintendent Search Advisory Committee. The members are: Rebecca Allen Ernie Bennett Virginia...

Figo Ristorante debuts igloo dining experience

Diners in Northern Liberties can now treat themselves to a new unique eating experience this winter. In partnership with Glu Hospitality, Figo Ristorante, located on...

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