Welcome To EPX

EPX spans Broad to 6th, Tasker to Snyder and aims to provide a forum for our neighborhood to have voice and visibility in how the community develops, to bring folks together who have an interest in improving the quality of life in our public spaces, while celebrating the diverse and vibrant character of the neighborhood.

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Introducción a las Asociaciones Cívicas de Sur de Filadelfia

Gracias a todos los que asistieron a nuestra reunión el 29 de Mayo. A continuación se muestra la presentación de esa reunión para su información.

Damos la bienvenida a los comentarios sobre cómo podemos servir mejor a nuestros vecinos que se sienten más cómodos comunicándose en Español. – Cómo podemos servirle mejor?

SBSNA Zoning Meeting
The vacant property at 2033 South Broad Street (image by Google Street View)

EPX neighbors – are you interested in what will be happening to the vacant property on South Broad that was formerly McDonald’s? Our neighboring RCO South Broad Street Neighborhood Association will be holding a Community Meeting Tuesday April 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM to discuss the property. The application is for a Group Medical, Dental, Health Practitioner Office in an existing attached structure.  Zoning CMX-2.5 

The meeting will be held at Constitution Health Plaza 1930 South Broad Street  (NWC of McKean Street / Passyunk Avenue) Conference Center – 1st Floor. All are invited to attend.

If you are unable to attend this community meeting, the official Zoning Hearing for the property will be Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 3:30pm 

Red Gravy Cook-Off This Sunday
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This Sunday, March 31st, 2019, from 4-6pm at Ss. Neumann and Goretti High School (1736 S 10th St), the 2019 Red Gravy Cook-off is finally here! Adult tickets are only $20 and children 12 and under are free. Admission will get you samples of each 10 competing sauces, as well as a full serving of the gravy of your choice over macaroni cooked by Mama Maria herself, as well as vegan meatballs from Triangle Tavern. You will also get complimentary bread from New York Bakery, salad, beverages, cold-brew coffee from Rival Brothers, and a homemade dessert buffet.

2018 Red Gravy Cookoff

Those who are 21+ get a sample from Chaddsford Winery with additional glasses and bottles available for purchase. Vote for crowd favorite and our local judges Larry Farnese, Elizabeth Fiedler, Mark Squilla, and Mama Maria will pick their favorite. Buy your tickets now.

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Spring Cleanup is coming

Saturday April 6th you are invited to help clean up East Passyunk Crossing. Neighbors will meet at the community garden for coffee, pastries, and instructions and then we’ll hit the streets with brooms and shovels to pick up trash around Mifflin, 7th, McKean, and 8th streets, as well as smaller streets in between. This is a family friendly event, and a great way to make an impact in your neighborhood.

Some Fall Cleanup Volunteers
Volunteer for the #2019RedGravyCookoff

Calling all volunteers! Are you a resident of EPX and looking for a way to get involved, besides buying a ticket? We need your help to make this popular event a success!  It will take a lot of hands pitching in to set up the space from the serving line to the tables, and then volunteers to serve gravy, sell tickets, bus and clean, and finally break it all down. Sign up here to let us know how you can help day of. 

We’re also accepting donations of baked goods. We’re happy to have a donation of a tray your favorite local pastry shop cookies or a pan of homemade brownies. Fill out this form to let us know what kind of sweet treat you plan to bring to the event

Some of the 2018 Dessert Offerings donated by neighbors
2019 Red Gravy Cookoff tickets now on sale

Taking place Sunday, March 31st, 2019, from 4-6pm at Ss. Neumann and Goretti High School (1736 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148), adult tickets are only $20. Children 12 and under are free.

Admission will get you samples of each 10 competing sauces, as well as a full serving of the gravy of your choice over macaroni cooked by Mama Maria herself, as well as vegan meatballs from Triangle Tavern.

You will also get complimentary bread from New York Bakery, salad, beverages, cold-brew coffee from Rival Brothers, and a homemade dessert buffet.

Those who are 21+ get a sample from Chaddsford Winery with additional glasses and bottles available for purchase.

Tickets
#2019RedGravyCookoff tickets on sale now

Taking place Sunday, March 31st, 2019, from 4-6pm at Ss. Neumann and Goretti High School (1736 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148), a $20 ticket gets you entry to this popular local event celebrating the Italian heritage of the neighborhood.

Featuring 10 homemade gravies from local home cooks, the price of admission features samples of each competing sauce as well as a full serving of your choice over macaroni cooked by Mama Maria herself, as well as vegan meatballs from Triangle Tavern.

Visitors will also get complimentary bread, salad, beverages, coffee and desert, all while enjoying musical entertainment. Libations will be available for purchase, as well as 50/50 raffle tickets. Sample all the gravies and then vote for the Crowd Favorite, and local figures including Mama Maria, Larry Farnese, Elizabeth Fiedler, and Mark Squilla will award the Judges Choice.

Children 12 and under are free. Buy your tickets today before they sell out!

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