See a pothole, report a pothole
Members of the Mayfair Civic Association must be real believers that good fences make good neighbors.
Local chef Christine Hazel competes on Hell’s Kitchen.
Darci Borski knows what it’s like to rack up accolades and championships as a high school soccer star. Now, thanks to the experience she gained and is now paying forward as a head coach, so too do a new generation of student-athletes at Penn Charter.
Not quite Latin American cuisine, Brazilian food is a blend of European, African, Native Indian and Japanese influences. Brazil’s national beverage is coffee, and its most popular cocktail is the Caipirinha, made from cachaca (Brazilian rum), lime and sugar. Brazilian cuisine has yet to have its moment in the sun in the Philadelphia area. But with the World Cup and the upcoming Olympics being held in Brazil, we may be tasting more of their foods— including octopus.
There was a good turnout for last week’s Parkwood Civic Association meeting, and residents enjoyed a packed and fast-paced agenda that included information about the new Walmart opening in Franklin Mills, a local church’s push for volunteers for neighborhood projects, the Franklin Mills Advisory Council, the Parkwood Shopping Center, the city’s Planning Commission, vandalism at the Decatur School and the opening of Benjamin Rush State Park next month.
Construction to improve Interstate 95 at the Cottman Avenue Interchange in Northeast Philadelphia will require closing the Princeton Avenue on-ramp to I-95 North for three nights this week and one night next week to allow crews to set beams for the new southbound interstate bridge over the ramp.
GE RETIREES May 16 to 23 and Sept. 6 to 13. Northern US National Parks. $2,095 includes 8 days and 7 nights including taxes, roundtrip travel, meals, hotel accommodations, and tours of Yellowstone, Salt Lake City, The Rockies and more. For more information call 610-892-9767.
CELTIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF BRISTOL May 12. New York City. $85 includes bus trip to the 9/11 memorial, St. Paul’s Chapel, the Irish Hunger Memorial, and lunch at Ryan McGuire’s Irish Restaurant. 215-788-5232.