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Neighbors Want This Philly Bar Shut Down Now

Plenty of bars in Philadelphia have bouncers. But not very many have armed security guards wearing bulletproof vests. During the day.

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Philly Bike Riders, Meet Your Newest Enemy: Frank Rizzo’s Secretary

It’s finally happened: The scourge of bike lanes has come to deep South Philadelphia in the form of the 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project, making 13th […]

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The Driver of This SUV Explains What the Hell Happened Here

Old City resident Monique Mason was on her way to a massage and peppermint foot treatment in South Philly earlier this week when her afternoon […]

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Why Philly Refuses to Become a 24-Hour City

Every so often, an out-of-towner crashes into Philly with a bold new idea. Almost inevitably, said out-of-towner runs into a brick wall. One recent example: […]

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Standard Tap Sous Chef Heroically Defends NoLibs Against Evil Car Alarm

It’s Sunday, and you’re sitting on the Standard Tap roof deck in Northern Liberties, enjoying a thick bloody mary, local eggs, and convivial conversation with […]

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South Philly Bike Thief Caught on Camera Outside Triangle Tavern

Thousands of bikes are stolen in Philadelphia each year, and police say that this guy is responsible for at least one of them.

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The Real Deal: A Philly EMT Speaks Anonymously

With up to two million people expected for the pope’s visit, all of the city’s emergency responders will be on high alert. That includes the […]

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Philly Love Notes Says Goodbye

Philly Love Notes, the website that gave people literally hundreds of reasons to crush on a city that can feel frustratingly unlovable at times, is calling it quits. Emma […]

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Philly Named Third Worst Large City in U.S.

This week the personal finance website WalletHub released a report titled 2015’s Best & Worst Large Cities to Live in, and of the 62 U.S. cities with a […]

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Chickens! Chickens Everywhere!

Robert Drake is not usually one to complain. The affable WXPN producer and on-air personality — and part-time weather forecaster — is generally a pretty happy guy and […]

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The 25 Most Beautiful Philly Streets

Okay, so Philly may have a bit of a garbage problem, but let’s give credit where it’s due here: Trash or no, the place isn’t […]

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5 Rules for Behaving During Philadelphia Street Festival Season

Somehow, I went almost three decades in this city without having to experience a neighborhood street festival. Actually, it was easy. I grew up in […]

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These Are the 20 Worst People You Will Find on Philly Sidewalks, Ranked

With Center City becoming more and more populated and crowded, we’ve noticed a lot more people on the sidewalks these days. Many of you are […]

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Philly: Stop Tying Your Dog Up Outside Already

I’m one of those women – let’s call them insufferable women – who brings her little dog everywhere. Murph comes to work with me, goes […]

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Philly Deploys 374 Trucks to Deal With Storm

With the snow continuing to come down on the region, the Philadelphia Streets Department says that it has 374 trucks out plowing and salting the […]