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

Bobby Brown to perform at Rivers Casino

Award-winning artist Bobby Brown is set to perform at Rivers Casino on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m. "Fans will move and groove to some...

Crease Street Garden continues efforts to maintain its space

Efforts to maintain a vacated lot-turned-sprawling garden in Fishtown received a major boost this past week. The Crease Street Garden, located on the 1200 block...

Lonestar and Deana Carter to perform at Rivers Casino

Country music artists Lonestar and Deana Carter will be performing at Rivers Casino on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. Lonestar, whose 1999 album Lonely...

Olde Richmond Civic Association awarded grant by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

The Olde Richmond Civic Association was announced as one of the two local organizations to be awarded $5,000 in grants by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy...

Finding new ways to practice religion

A new community at Grace Episcopal Church and the Incarnation in Port Richmond is looking to reimagine how young people can engage in Christianity. Called...

Freddie Jackson and Ruben Studdard to headline Valentine’s Day weekend at Rivers

Rivers Casino recently announced that singer Freddie Jackson and former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard will headline Valentine’s Day weekend with a show on...

VFW holds Veterans Day ceremony

The Bridesburg Lawton VFW Post 2 celebrated Veterans Day with a memorial service on Thursday. Friends, neighbors and fellow veterans gathered at the headquarters of...

Gloria Gaynor to kick off New Year’s weekend at Rivers Casino

Grammy-winning singer Gloria Gaynor will kick off New Year’s weekend at Rivers Casino with a performance on Dec. 30. Best known for her 1978 hit...

Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame honors newest inductees

Over a dozen local sports figures became the newest inductees into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday. The event, which took place at...

Brooklyn Bowl set to open in Fishtown

Philadelphia’s newest music venue, the Brooklyn Bowl, is set to open at 1009 Canal St. in Fishtown on Nov. 4.  The 1,000-capacity venue is the...

Ensuring families are prepared for the winter

With winter right around the corner, Rivers Casino, Operation Warm and numerous other organizations hosted an event for those in need at the Fillmore...

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