It’s Official: MilkBoy’s South Street Dumpster Is Perfectly Legal

MilkBoy's controversial dumpster sits between two smaller trash containers on South Street. (Photo by Elizabeth Worthington)

MilkBoy’s controversial dumpster sits between two smaller trash containers on South Street. (Photo by Elizabeth Worthington)

Earlier, we told you of a kerfuffle that had erupted on South Street thanks to a dumpster sitting in front of the soon-to-open MilkBoy South Street, the only business we could find with a dumpster parked on the commercial corridor. MilkBoy partner Bill Hanson swore up and down that his dumpster was legal, while local business owners and residents complained that it wasn’t. And now the city has weighed in: The Milkboy South Street dumpster is 100 percent legit.

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It’s Official: MilkBoy’s South Street Dumpster Is Perfectly Legal

MilkBoy's controversial dumpster sits between two smaller trash containers on South Street. (Photo by Elizabeth Worthington)

MilkBoy’s controversial dumpster sits between two smaller trash containers on South Street. (Photo by Elizabeth Worthington)

Earlier, we told you of a kerfuffle that had erupted on South Street thanks to a dumpster sitting in front of the soon-to-open MilkBoy South Street, the only business we could find with a dumpster parked on the commercial corridor. MilkBoy partner Bill Hanson swore up and down that his dumpster was legal, while local business owners and residents complained that it wasn’t. And now the city has weighed in: The Milkboy South Street dumpster is 100 percent legit. Read more »

Dumpster Wars Strike South Street

The new South Street Milkboy location with an arrow pointing to the dumpster in question. (Photo by Elizabeth Worthington)

The new South Street Milkboy location with an arrow pointing to the dumpster in question. (Photo by Elizabeth Worthington)

Usually, a South Street bar has to, you know, actually open before people start considering it a nuisance, but the upcoming South Street location of MilkBoy has managed to annoy, irk, and otherwise piss off some locals before the first drink has even been poured.

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Dumpster Wars Strike South Street

The new South Street Milkboy location with an arrow pointing to the dumpster in question. (Photo by Elizabeth Worthington)

The new South Street Milkboy location with an arrow pointing to the dumpster in question. (Photo by Elizabeth Worthington)

UPDATE: The city says that the MilkBoy South Street dumpster is perfectly legal. For the full story, go here.

ORIGINAL:

Usually, a South Street bar has to, you know, actually open before people start considering it a nuisance, but the upcoming South Street location of MilkBoy has managed to annoy, irk, and otherwise piss off some locals before the first drink has even been poured. Read more »

From the Dept. of Terrible Ideas: Alcohol at the Philadelphia Zoo

Photo Illustration: Alyse Moyer | Photos: iStockPhoto

Photo Illustration: Alyse Moyer | Photos: iStockPhoto

It seems that everywhere you go in Philly these days, a beer garden or other alcohol-serving “pop-up” is oh-so-conveniently nearby. You can have a drink on the 51st floor of a skyscraper, atop the roof of former public school, and at an ever-growing number of other spots around town. In general, this is a good thing, considering the draconian nature of the state’s liquor laws not long ago, but that doesn’t mean that we need to be serving drinks everywhere, and one place that should be alcohol-free is the Philadelphia Zoo. Read more »

Say It Ain’t So: Automatic Spa Gratuities Are Becoming a Thing

Left: Our mockup of a Rittenhouse Spa receipt showing the automatic gratuity. Right: The spa's entry.

Left: Our mockup of a Rittenhouse Spa receipt showing the automatic spa gratuity. Right: The spa’s entry.

Recently, a very good friend gave my wife a gift card to the luxurious Rittenhouse Spa inside the also luxurious Rittenhouse Hotel. But instead of being for a normal gift card number, usually a multiple of ten or 25, this gift card was for an odd amount: $156. I figured that there had to be a story behind this weird figure, and there is. Read more »

Trump Cheerleader Erin Elmore Lands RNC Job

Presidential candidate Donald Trump with former Apprentice contestant Erin Elmore.

Donald Trump with Erin Elmore (photo via @ErinElmore on Twitter)

It has been more than a decade since Philly gal Erin Elmore was fired from The Apprentice after openly flirting with Donald Trump and pissing off Trump aides Carolyn Kepcher and George Ross. Well, it seems that the Rittenhouse resident has worked her way back into Trump’s good graces.

She’s been stumping for Trump on cable news shows, even landing a one-on-one interview with Don Lemon on CNN, and she just scored a job as deputy press secretary for July’s Republican National Convention. We reached her on the phone in Cleveland to discuss. Read more »

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