Perhaps the late Frank Zappa best described the relationship between international football and beer: “You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”
On a recent Sunday afternoon inside the gymnasium at St. Hubert, athletic director Mike Prendergast looked toward the nearly 100 cheerleaders assembled and quipped, “Look at this … it’s like West Side Story in Mayfair.”
Joe Groh has sold a gazillion beefy, cheesy, doughy, steamy sandwiches since buying Chink’s Steaks 14 years ago.
Hundreds of people turned out recently for a block party to mark the 35th anniversary of the opening of the first Chickie’s & Pete’s.
— Jahri Evans, NFL star and Frankford alum, returned to his alma mater on Saturday for his fourth annual free football camp.
— Northeast Philly's Sean Thomson is ranked second in the world as he prepares for the CrossFit Games
“It was a great feeling. We finally accomplished our goal. Competing on a national level is nerve-wracking, but a lot of fun. We received a lot of encouragement from our fans and the junior varsity team.” — Cheerleader Megan McGinley, a junior at St. Hubert High School.
The multi-neighborhood hot spot is basking in the glory of being named best sports bar in North America.
A young lady from Torresdale hits it really big in a really big poker game.