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All Welcome: 24th Annual SW Pride Day Parade & Festival: Sept 15 Woodland Avenue Parade Begins at 61st at 11:00 a.m.

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | Comments Off on All Welcome: 24th Annual SW Pride Day Parade & Festival: Sept 15 Woodland Avenue Parade Begins at 61st at 11:00 a.m.

The area weather is forecasted to be mild and partly sunny for the 24th annual Southwest Pride Day on Saturday, September 15. The main focus will again be the gala […]

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Southwest Community Renewal – The Glenda Ann Christopher Memorial Park 5900 Greenway Ave

By Globe Times Staff | September 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Southwest Community Renewal – The Glenda Ann Christopher Memorial Park 5900 Greenway Ave

The Glenda Ann Christopher Memorial Park was founded and created by Community Activist, Greg Thompson. Mr. Thompson left Southwest in 1993, and he returned to the community in July 2017. […]

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Sen. Williams’ Annual N2N Women in Hip Hop Street Festival

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Sen. Williams’ Annual N2N Women in Hip Hop Street Festival

State Senator Anthony H. Williams and the Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) will hold the 24th Annual Neighborhood to Neighborhood Street (N2N) Festival from 12:00 Noon to 8:00 p.m. […]

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Woodland Avenue Reunion and Cook Out

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Woodland Avenue Reunion and Cook Out

Just a reminder that the residents Of Southwest and nearby communities will begin gathering at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, September 14 at Clark Park off Woodland Avenue and 43rd Street […]

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Southwest Out-of -School Programs Receive City Funding

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Southwest Out-of -School Programs Receive City Funding

Of the 41 agencies in Philadelphia which will receive funding from the city’s Department of Human Services (DHS) $23 million Out-of-School Time program budget for the 2019-20 school year, four […]

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Visiting Youth Develop Spiritually and Socially But with stronger backs & shoulders, too!

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Visiting Youth Develop Spiritually and Socially But with stronger backs & shoulders, too!

Yet another team of young people from upper New York state visited Southwest last week to better appreciate our inner-city life and to grow spiritually.  Through work projects, bible study, fellowship, […]

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Farmers Market on 58th Street

By Lucie Dyemkouma | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Farmers Market on 58th Street

Since 2010, many incentive programs have been developed as a means of encouraging healthy eating through dollar-for dollar match services for individuals using food assistance program benefits, such as Supplemental […]

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Bridging the Gaps Teams Up with Patterson Summer Camp

By Globe Times Staff | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Bridging the Gaps Teams Up with Patterson Summer Camp

Bridging the Gaps in an internship program through a collective of Philadelphia health professional schools that have joined Southwest CDC’s Patterson Summer Camp for many years to bring Health and […]

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Bartram’s Garden Celebrates Annual Honey Festival

By Globe Times Staff | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Bartram’s Garden Celebrates Annual Honey Festival

The Southwest celebrates its part of the city-wide Honey Bee Festival on Sunday, September 8 beginning at 4:00 p.m. Events will include an open hive demonstration, honey extractions, lots of […]

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Despite Blistering Heat, Youth Clean Up Myers Rec. Area

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Despite Blistering Heat, Youth Clean Up Myers Rec. Area

The thermometer on the streets and sidewalks along 58th Street topped 100° last Saturday, July 20.  But that blistering midday heat did not deter a team of young people from […]

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