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I’m Proud that My South Philly Neighborhood Voted for Beth Grossman

Yesterday, I couldn’t have been prouder when I read the Philly Mag article about the voters of the 26th ward in South Philadelphia, who chose […]

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City Nixes Plans for Columbus Boulevard “Super Wawa”

The guy who constructed and ultimately sold his controlling interest in Schmidt’s Commons to Donald Trump’s son-in-law (I still call it the Piazza, by the […]

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Attorney: 16-Year-Old South Philly Shooting Suspect Will Fight Charges

The teenager accused of shooting and killing two 16-year-olds in South Philly last week denies the charges brought against him, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Brandon Olivieri, also 16, turned himself in […]

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16-Year-Old South Philly Shooting Suspect Is in Custody

Police say a suspect they believe pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting of two South Philadelphia teens last week was taken into custody on […]

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Police ID Person of Interest in Murder of South Philly Teens

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philly police have identified a person of interest allegedly tied to the murder of two South […]

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Bullets Spray Home Connected to South Philly Teens’ Murder

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Police are investigating a shooting in South Philly on Friday morning in connection with the […]

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Palizzi Social Club Just Might Be the Hardest Table to Score in America

Palizzi Social Club hasn’t added any new members since landing on Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants list. The reason why — presumably — was to […]

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Man Escapes Hurricane Irma, Winds Up at Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar

Scott Cannariato wasn’t planning on taking any vacations anytime soon, but that all changed as he watched the Hurricane Irma coverage on TV two weeks […]

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First-Time Find: New Tradition in Whitman for $287.5K

Crown moldings and a contemporary stone fireplace. An honest-to-God vestibule with coat hooks that opens onto an open plan main floor. Traditional wooden stair rails […]

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South Philly Chinese Restaurant Attacked With Explosive Device, Say Police

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect who allegedly threw an explosive device into a Chinese restaurant in […]

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Trans Worker Says Coffee Shop Fired Them After They Reported Harassment

A former employee at South Philly’s Function Coffee Labs says they were terminated after making complaints about harassment on the job from a “transphobic” customer […]

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Police Say Lipsticked Man in SUV Tried to Abduct Kid in South Philly

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in an attempted abduction in South Philadelphia.

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South Philly Parking Dispute Turns Into Pepper Spray Assault, Say Police

The Philadelphia Police Department has released surveillance footage from an incident outside of Pat’s Steaks that left someone with a face full of pepper spray.

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Who on Earth Is Shooting Pigeons With Blow Darts in South Philly?

Whether you’re one to feed pigeons from park benches, chase after them, or refer to them as “rats with wings,” you can probably agree that […]

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Police Looking for this South Philly Truck Vandal

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a man caught on video spray painting a truck in South Philadelphia.