Shamrock Shuttle 2010 outside McNoodle's. Photo/Mayfair resident and Civic Association board member Donny Smith
It’s that time of year again. The buses, the drinking, the public urination. The revenue for Frankford Avenue’s many bars and restaurants.
“The elephant in the room,” as Mayfair Civic Association President Joe DeFelice called it at last night’s meeting. It’s all coming back in March when the trio of annual bar-hopping events returns to Mayfair.
The Mayfair, Tacony and Holmesburg civic associations have already met to discuss finding a happier medium for the bars that participate in Shamrock Shuttle and the neighbors that deal with the aftermath. continue reading »
The Mayfair Civic Association met Tuesday, May 31 — the first meeting since the Mayfair May Fair, Fallen Heroes Walk/Run and Easter Egg Hunt.
All three were considered successes, and the focus is still on fundraising for the Mayfair Memorial Playground. More than $20,000 has been raised for the playground and the Civic is pursuing formal approval from the School District of Philadelphia. continue reading »
15th District Captain Bachmayer
With another snowfall on its way, Mayfair residents noted at last night’s civic association meeting that some people are already saving their parking spots.
“You’re not allowed to put anything out to block your spot,” said Capt. Bachmayer of the 15th District — especially when the snow hasn’t even begun to fall. continue reading »
We know, we know — St. Patty’s Day was yesterday. But we figured, why not spread the fun out over a couple days?
NEast Philly reader and Mayfair resident Donny Smith sent us his photos from last weekend’s Shamrock Shuttle, and there are some good ones! See if you can spot you, your group or something stupid you saw someone doing.
Enjoy the slideshow, and send us your photos.