A House With a Lot of Stuff In It in South Philly

1010 Tasker St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19148 | Images from Leonardo Real Estate

1010 Tasker St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19148 | Images from Leonardo Real Estate

Behind this typical modest South Philly rowhouse facade is something that is truly unique. That is to say, there’s nothing else like it, at least not in Philadelphia.

This is one of those rare homes where the broker’s description utterly fails to do the place justice: Read more »

So That Burnt Party Bus? Officials Say It Was Operating Illegally

It's not hard to see how this could have ended tragically. (Photo by Brian Howard)

It’s not hard to see how this could have ended tragically. Photo | Brian Howard

We’ve all been having some good laughs over the Double Dz party bus that was burnt to a crisp on Broad Street last weekend, because with a slippery, fast-talking guy like Double Dz owner Blake Harris and tales and photos from the bachelorette party that used the bus the night that it burned, it’s hard not to at least chuckle a little. But in reality, this is no laughing matter. Read more »

Bachelorette Says Party Turned Into a “Nightmare” Thanks to Burnt Party Bus [UPDATED]

Bachelorette Genine MacMullen (left) and friends party inside Double Dz party bus on Saturday night.

Bachelorette Genine MacMullen (left) and friends party inside Double Dz party bus on Saturday night.

UPDATE 3/15/2016 4 p.m.: Officials now say that the Double Dz party bus that burst into flames was operating illegally, and two Pennsylvania agencies are investigating. Go here for the full story.

ORIGINAL:

Every married woman has fond memories of her bachelorette party. There’s the puking, the girlfriends who inevitably get into a fight over something pretty stupid, the embarrassing Instagram photos of silly hats, sashes, and novelty penis cups, and, if you’re lucky enough to be Port Richmond bachelorette Ginene MacMullen, there’s also the party bus that bursts into flames. Read more »

Party Bus Burnt to a Crisp on Broad Street [UPDATED]

All photos by Brian Howard.

All photos | Brian Howard

UPDATE 3/14/2016 2:15 p.m.: We spoke to a woman who says she was riding the party bus when it went up in flames. For the full story, go here.

ORIGINAL:

Based on the number of people currently snapping photos out at the corner of Broad and Federal, it seems that South Philadelphia has a new tourist attraction: This burnt party bus. Read more »

Worker Dead at South Philly Restaurant

Highway Patrol Images | Wikimedia Commons

Highway Patrol Images | Wikimedia Commons

A 54-year-woman was found dead, her throat slashed, Thursday night in the basement of a South Philly restaurant.

NBC10 reports police were called around 9 p.m. to Lee’s Cafe and Bistro near Fifth and Washington; the woman — a worker at the restaurant — was found dead in the basement. Read more »

South Philly Makes List of Best Christmas Lights in the U.S.

Photo by Jeff Fusco for Visit Philadelphia.

Photo by Jeff Fusco for Visit Philadelphia.

Where’s the best place to see holiday lights in all of Pennsylvania? Travel + Leisure agrees that it’s right here in Philly.

The site rounded up commercial and private property displays that were worthy of representing their state in a compilation of best Christmas lights to see in the U.S. One of the most famous displays, South Philly’s “Miracle on South 13th Street,” came out on top for Pennsylvania.

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New South Philly Burrito Joint Will Serve — Wait for It … — Avocado Fries

Behold, the avocado fries at Wild Burrito. | Photo via Facebook

Behold, the avocado fries at Wild Burrito. | Photo via Facebook

Hat tip the Passyunk Post for today’s little nugget of deliciousness. They’ve got details on a new burrito joint headed to South Philly that’ll cater to gluten-free and vegan diners, with one particularly intriguing menu item: avocado fries.

We’ll wait while you wipe up the drool from your keyboard …  Read more »

Trinity Tuesday: 2BR in Queen Village Includes Superb Shoe Room

TREND images via Zillow.com

TREND images via Zillow.com

Alright, we’re gonna give it to you straight: it could do with an update or two. But like the listing points out, it’s a “diamond in the rough waiting to be polished.” Plus, all that being said, it does have several things going for it and as to its literal surrounds, its anything but rough.

Parked on a leafy block in Queen Village, the home is an expanded trinity, so the living room and kitchen are actually on the same floor. (Contrary to other trinities where the kitchen is on the lower level, which can get pretty old.) The latter has newer appliances and access to a rear patio that’s roomy enough for summer grilling and hosting guests.

Bedroom-wise, you’re in for a treat…especially if you love shoes.

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“Trump for Presidente” Posters Show Up Around Philly

New York street artist Hanksy is getting in some commentary on Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent, ignorant statements about Mexican immigrants via a series of “Trump for Presidente” posters that he’s hung around NYC and Philadelphia. Passyunk Post spotted these around the corner from Triangle Park in South Philly.

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