1 Man busted for dogfighting operation
Antoine Talley, 36, who was convicted of animal cruelty in 2000, was arrested last week at his Crescentville home on Van Kirk Street near Weymouth after Pennsylvania SPCA officers found evidence of a dogfighting operation there.
2 New farmers market comes to Manayunk
A new community farmers market in Manayunk's Pretzel Park will kick off with a launch party Wednesday at Tiny Terra Ferma on Main Street near Cotton. Tickets for the 6 p.m. party are $18 at the door. Pretzel Park's weekly farmers market starts next Saturday.
3 Park lovers party in Clark Park, or...
The Friends of Clark Park will host its "Party in the Park" at 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue today as part of citywide Love Your Park festivities. The free event will include food, music and games.
4 ...you can party all weekend on 9th St.
The Italian Market Festival, one of the biggest in Philly, goes down today and tomorrow from 9th and Christian all the way to Ellsworth, with live music, outdoor beer sales and, of course, plenty of food.
5 Tiny park unveiled in Chinatown
Did we say it was tiny? A "parklet" - a parking spot converted into seating for pedestrians - was installed at 10th and Cherry streets this week.
6 Iconic Fairhill sculpture returns
The "El Gran Teatro de la Luna," a huge sculpture that graced Fairhill Square for 14 years, was returned after the park was refurbished with new walkways, furniture, lighting and plantings.