City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) hosted the inaugural Philly Play Summer Challenge last week at Vogt Playground in Tacony.
The Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Council’s Zoning Committee last week approved variance applications for two neighborhood properties. There were no objections to plans to put an addition on the rear of 4314 Leiper and also make the single-family home a duplex. Similarly, there were no objections to legalize multifamily units at 1652 Haworth.
ST. WILLIAM SENIORS CITIZENS GROUP Aug. 20. Bristol Riverside Theatre. Broadway’s Best musical. $87, includes transportation and full-course dinner at Georgine’s after the show. 215-725-5697. More: Pine Grove Resort Dude Ranch. Oct. 12-17. $415. All-inclusive, includes transportation, meals, drinks, snacks, entertainment and social activities. 215-725-5697. More: American Music Theater Christmas show Joy to the World. Nov. 6. $89. Buffet luncheon at Shady Maple. Transportation included.
Coco has a lot of love to give
Fox Chase was one of many neighborhoods that celebrated National Night Out, an event that promotes community involvement in crime prevention, on Aug. 5.
Macho, Macho Man
The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave. (at Decatur Street) opened earlier this month.
The Tzofim-Israeli Friendship Scout Caravan visited the Klein JCC for an hour of music and poetry in celebration of Israel and Jewish history on Aug. 8. The performers helped visitors perform traditional Hebrew dances and also dedicated a song and slideshow to the current conflict in Gaza.
Thursday, August 14
Residents can help name two Frankford ‘pocket parks’