A one-of-a-kind photo book that takes you inside of the oldest continuously operating open air street market in the US. PLEASE SUPPORT THE PHOTO-BOOK PROJECT FOR PHILLY'S HISTORIC ITALIAN MARKET   We are asking for your support of this Kickstarter Project to complete the printing of the Italian Market Photo Book, titled "Philadelphia's...

Everyone's Italian during the South 9th Street Italian Market Festival (http://www.italianmarketfestival.com), the city's biggest block party that runs along South 9th Street, from Fitzwater to Federal Streets. The nation's oldest outdoor continuous market will host this highly-anticipated annual event on Saturday May 17th and Sunday May 18th from...

South Philadelphia's Italian Market is the nation's oldest outdoor market and on May 17 and 18, the already-bustling heart of South Philly welcomes the city for its annual 9th Street Italian Market Festival. Enjoy a weekend filled with the flavors and sights of Italian-American culture, from tastes of Italian cuisine to the Annual Procession o...

The 9th Street Italian Market in South Philadelphia is the nation's oldest outdoor market and on Saturday May 16 and Sunday 17, the merchants invite you to join them for it's 100th birthday. The already-bustling heart of South Philly will commemorate the historic event with the flavors and sights of Italian-American culture.   Highlight...

WHO: Simonetta Lein, Global Ambassador of The WishWall Foundation; 1st District Councilman Mark F Squilla. WHAT: The WishWall Philadelphia. WHERE: 9th St. Italian Market- Montrose Piazza Corner of Montrose and 9th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 WHEN: September 26th & 27th 11am to 6pm daily   In celebration of Pope Francis' upcoming Apostolic...

by John F. Morrison WHO WAS that guy? Someone from Villanova had just gone out for a pass in a game with Kentucky, caught the ball and scored a touchdown. The radio announcer broadcasting the game had no idea who it was. But 10 minutes later, after conducting a quick investigation, the announcer revealed that the mystery player was John...

by Aubrey Nagle This year, the South 9th Street Italian Market shopping district is celebrating its 100th anniversary, or, as they say in Italian, its "Cent'anni." This lends a special significance to this year's Italian Market Festival, which rolls into South Philly Saturday, May 16, and Sunday, May 17. Local shops and eateries will open up...

by Emma Jacobs   "The Italian Market" is a landmark of South Philadelphia. It's billed as the oldest open-air market in the country, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The local business corridor runs along a narrow street in an old row house neighborhood. The street is lined with tables that are loaded down with fruits and ve...

The recent public debate over whether to rename South Philadelphia's Italian Market has largely missed the point. There seems to be some confusion over what the name of the historic Ninth Street corridor of shops, restaurants, and curbside vendors means to Philadelphians who coined the moniker.

The recent public debate over whether to rename South Philadelphia's Italian Market has largely missed the point. There seems to be some confusion over what the name of the historic Ninth Street corridor of shops, restaurants, and curbside vendors means to Philadelphians who coined the moniker. Perhaps adding to the confusion is the fact that the...