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Save the Date for Trails on Tap at Bartram’s Garden

By Globe Times Staff | June 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Save the Date for Trails on Tap at Bartram’s Garden

Save the date! Trails on Tap takes place on June 9th, 2022, from 5:30 – 9 PM at Bartram’s Garden’s 56th St Plaza! An annual spring fundraiser that highlights local […]

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$4.5 million Presented to Francis J. Myers Recreation Center Rebuild Project

By Globe Times Staff | June 2, 2022 | Comments Off on $4.5 million Presented to Francis J. Myers Recreation Center Rebuild Project

On Thursday May 19th Mayor Jim Kenney joined State House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, community members, elected officials and City officials to celebrate the recent award of $4.5 million from […]

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Help Make City Trails Come Alive

By Ted Behr | June 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Help Make City Trails Come Alive

Our city parks and trails connect Southwest with many parts of Philadelphia.  But the Parks and Recreation Department depend on volunteers to keep these trails safe and tidy.   How would […]

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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF EVENT | 9am – 3pm SATURDAY, JUNE 18 Northwest Transfer Station | Domino Ln. & Umbria St.

By Steve Kuzmicki | June 2, 2022 | Comments Off on HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF EVENT | 9am – 3pm SATURDAY, JUNE 18 Northwest Transfer Station | Domino Ln. & Umbria St.

Dispose of materials the right way at Household Hazardous Waste Events. Residents may drop off items labeled: toxic, flammable, corrosive or reactive at events offered across the City. Handling and […]

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Local artists, performers and entrepreneurs show their true colors at The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora this past weekend

By Globe Times Staff | May 25, 2022 | Comments Off on Local artists, performers and entrepreneurs show their true colors at The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora this past weekend

                                                 By Sue Ann Rybak This past weekend, FunTimes Magazine, in collaboration with Elebration, Sol Fed and ZBE Productions, hosted “The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora”  […]

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United South/Southwest Coalition Public Meeting

By Globe Times Staff | May 23, 2022 | Comments Off on United South/Southwest Coalition Public Meeting
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Kick-off Summer at Kingsessing Library. Plus a Treasure Hunt!

By Globe Times Staff | May 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Kick-off Summer at Kingsessing Library. Plus a Treasure Hunt!

by Rachel Robinson This summer let’s celebrate every child’s right to read. Kick-off Summer Reading with your family at Kingsessing Library on Thursday June 2nd, 4:00pm-5:30pm, and follow it up […]

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The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora

By Globe Times Staff | May 17, 2022 | Comments Off on The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora

A FREE-Admission two-day cultural art and music exhibition Presented by FunTimes Magazine. The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora is a free live art gallery and two-day exhibition showcasing local Black visual artists and live music. The […]

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Deeply Rooted: Urban Nature Heals

By Globe Times Staff | May 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Deeply Rooted: Urban Nature Heals

Urban nature is good for your body and mind, and great for your block and whole community. Nature includes trees on the street, greened vacant lots, parks, community gardens, trails […]

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Is a Rental Association needed in Southwest?

By Globe Times Staff | May 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Is a Rental Association needed in Southwest?

There are approximately 9,600 renters in Southwest.  Most of these are in single houses, meaning they have no access to a typical housing association that is tied to a specific […]

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