Toll Bros. Plans New Townhouses for Both Ends of South Street

Plus: The Phils are only five back of the wild card, Aaron Rodgers lost a bet to Boyz II Men, Philly’s 9/11 memorial, and more of what the city is buzzing about this morning.

Toll Bros. Plan South Street Townhouses. South Street, east of the Schuylkill, will be bookended by new townhouses, thanks to Toll Bros. The old Grad Hospital parking garage will be turned into 68 townhouses and 59 condos with a 2,400-square-foot retail space nearby. Another set of townhouses is set for Headhouse Square. [Inquirer]

Phils Win Again. Look out world, that’s five straight for the guys in red pinstripes. Kendrick held the Fins hitless into the sixth. Dom Brown’s two-run home run would be all the good guys needed, but Michael Martinez added a third after a double, fielder’s choice and wild pitch. Oh, and the Cards, Braves, and Pirates lost, so the Phils gained a game in the wild card standings on all of them. [Phillies]

Philly’s 9/11 Memorial. A steel I-beam from one of the World Trade Center towers has been incorporated into a memorial along the Schuylkill River honoring the victims of the 9/11 attacks. The memorial is set to be unveiled at 1 p.m. just south of Chestnut Street today, the 11th anniversary of the attacks. [Inquirer]

Aaron Rodgers Lost a Bet to Boyz II Men. Philly’s favorite sons, Boyz II Men, have been killing it recently. First, they saved Sir Charles Barkley from his own terrible karaoke. Now, word has gotten out that they won a bet with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (because all famous people know each other and are Illuminati). Rodgers, since the Pack lost to San Fran, has to wear a Niners jersey around all week. [Deadspin]

Teen Shot on Playground. Someone opened fire on an 18-year-old on a playground at the Cecil B. Moore Rec Center on Monday. The teen was pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital. More than two dozen other people were on the playground when the shooter opened fire. [NBC Philadelphia]

Six Flags Has Best Wooden Coaster. El Toro, the latest addition to the fleet of roller coasters at Jersey’s Six Flags Great Adventure has been named the best wooden roller coaster in the country by Amusement Today Magazine, which is apparently a publication that decides those types of things. [Newsworks]

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