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  • Preparations for the Philadelphia Indonesian Food Festival

    The Indonesian Food Festival is planned to be held on Saturday, March 23rd. PHL 17’s Khiree Stewart caught up with the organizers and gave us a sneak peek of what people can expect when they attend. Click here to learn more about the event.

  • Philadelphia Martial Arts Week Kicks Off Monday

    Monday, March 18th marks the beginning of Martial Arts Week in Philadelphia. There will be martial arts demonstrations, matches and information tables in the Philadelphia City Hall courtyard between Noon and 2 p.m. The event is organized by Philadelphia Councilman David Oh. PHL17’s Khiree Stewart caught up with some of the demonstrators for the event. He got to do some Jiu Jitsu, Samba, Copaiera. Click here for more information on Martial Arts Week.

  • Royal Excellence Step Team Inspires Girls Through Dance

    The Royal Excellence Step Team stopped by PHL 17 on Friday. The group not only teaches girls how to dance, but it also shows them how to be brave, resilient, and connected with each other. The group was founded by Jenaya Smith-White.

  • Asian Arts Initiative holds event for International Women’s Day

    On March 8th, the Asian Arts Initiative and Qunify are holding an event to celebrate International Women’s Day. The organizers say it’s to celebrate the radical spirit of a united international women’s movement. There will be interactive stations, a DJ, performances, and an LGBTQ dance social. Click here for more information on the event.  

  • National Constitution Center Celebrates Women’s History Month

    March is National Women’s History Month. There are several activities happening all across our area to celebrate. The National Consitution Center is offering several activities for people to learn about women who have contributed to our lives. Click here to learn more about the activities at the National Constitution Center.

  • Tuckahoe Cheesecake Whips Up Delicious Treats on National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day

    March 6th is National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day. PHL17’s Khiree Stewart drove down to Tuckahoe, New Jersey to visit Tuckahoe Cheesecake. The bakery is known for their cheesecakes and other treats. Click here for more information on Tuckahoe Cheesecake.

  • Catahoula Bar and Restaurant Hosts Mardi Gras Party

    Catahoula Bar and Restaurant in Queen Village is hosting a Mardi Gras party. They’ve been celebrating Mardi Gras for the past 10 years. PHL17’s Khiree Stewart spoke to the owner, bar manager and chef about what people can expect. Click here to learn more about Catahoula Bar and Restaurant.

  • Local T-Shirt Company Sells Thousands of Bryce Harper Themed Shirts

    Shortly after news broke that Bryce Harper is joining the Phillies, the folks at Rush Order Tees in Northeast Philadephia started selling Bryce Harper themed shirts. They sell customizable t-shirts and Harper shirts have been one of the hottest selling items lately. There are 5 to 7 different designs and management says they plan to donate the proceeds from the shirts to the Chris Long Foundation. PHL17’s Khiree Stewart stopped by their location. Click here for more information on Rush […]

  • Popular Soul Food Spot Stays Busy after Fire Rips through Old Building

    Soulfed Philly is a popular restaurant in North Philadelphia that’s known for their seafood. They are operating out of a temporary location after a fire ripped through their old building at 17th and Lehigh Streets in early February. The owner says they are currently in the process of trying to repair the old spot while opening another location. PHL17’s Khire Stewart spoke with the owner.

  • Pink Invitational Raises Money for Breast Cancer

    Over the weekend, thousands of gymnasts from all over the country took part in Unite For Her’s Pink Invitational at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It’s the county’s largest gymnastics fundraiser. The proceeds go to Unite For Her, which is a non-profit that helps women that have been diagnosed with breast cancer. PHL17’s Khiree Stewart was there and spoke with participants. Click here for more information on Unite For Her.

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