That was the first miracle. The second was this: the Philadelphia Parking Authority only had to tow away a handful of them. Read more »
People have been parking their cars in the middle of Broad Street for as long as anyone can remember, even though it’s against the law. It’s just one of those Philly things, and one that has apparently been going on for at least 100 years. But one agency known best for killing everyone’s fun has announced that your car will be towed if you attempt to park it on the South Broad Street median during the Democratic National Convention. Read more »
A light installation titled “Electric Street” just arrived in South Philly, and it looks exactly how it sounds.
The mural is the brainchild of artist David Guinn and lighting designer Drew Billiau, and it’s up and ready to view on Percy Street, just south of 9th and Wharton streets. Streets Dept.’s Conrad Benner has pinned the location on Google maps, since it’s a little difficult to find.
The former Bok Technical High School — now just known as “Bok” and owned by Scout Ltd., added six new tenants and an immersive temporary art exhibit this week.
The building is at just over 10 percent occupancy of its approximately 216,000 square feet of leasable space, Liz Maillie, leasing manager for Scout Ltd. told Philadelphia magazine.
The new tenants include the Garces Foundation, Top Banana Printing, Revival Letterpress, Philly Security Shell and a furniture design company, Milder Office. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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.