South Philly Review: Carrot Top

Photo 1: Rich Ricci, owner of Ricci Hoagies, 1165 S. 11th St., presented a check totaling $2,875 to Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey June 25. The money came through a May event through which the location donated $2 for every hoagie sold to a fund for the family of fallen officer Robert Wilson III.

Photo 2: Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St., presented its 26th Founder’s Award to 61-year-tenured faculty member Louise Clement-Hoff June 16.

Photo 3: Philadelphia Water officials and West Passyunk Neighbors Association figures gathered at the 1st District Police Station, 2301 S. 24th St., June 30 to discuss landscaping improvements to Warriner Post Park, 24th Street and West Passyunk Avenue.

Photo 4: Monday’s Family Movie Night at Xfinity Live! Philadelphia, 1100 Pattison Ave., offered a viewing of “Despicable Me” and games and activities related to the popular film.

Photo 5: The South Philadelphia Association of Dog Owners welcomed personnel from the Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center to Columbus Square Park, 12th and Reed streets, June 30 for a Dogs & Docs event.

Photo 6: Noted comedian Carrot Top stopped at Geno’s Steaks, 1219 S. Ninth St., Sunday night to celebrate the United States women’s national soccer team’s World Cup title clinching win over Japan in Vancouver.

Geno’s Steaks, founded Joey Vento, is a Philadelphia restaurant that specializes in making the best cheesesteaks in Philadelphia. Geno’s is located in South Philadelphia at the intersection of 9th Street and Passyunk Avenue. For more information, check out the About us page. You can also find Geno’s Steaks on FacebookTwitter and Instagram!

For merchandise and more, visit Geno’s online store.