Downey's - Front and South streets

Who Uses GrubHub to Order Food from Downey’s?

It’s been a rough decade for Downey’s. The bar filed for bankruptcy in September 2010. The next year, inspectors found rat carcasses at the restaurant […]


Want to Buy a Bar? Downey’s Irish Pub on South Street is For Sale

Man, Spike’s Bar Rescue has not been good to the locals over the past few weeks. Michael Klein of The Insider reported last week that Osteria […]


Spotted: Jon Taffer Rescuing Bars

Jon Taffer, host of Spike TV’s Bar Rescue has been spotted in Philadelphia this week. Yesterday, he was seen “stressing” West Tavern (formerly Westy’s) at 15th and Callowhill. WXPN’s […]


2014 Olympics: Pizza Style

Tomorrow, Thursday, July 17th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., restaurants from all over South Philadelphia will compete for what may be the most honorable, and […]


Quick Bites: MilkBoy Opening, Aksum Looking Sharp, Dark Clouds for Downey’s

Sharp looking Aksum is just about set to bring Mediterranean dining to West Philadelphia. Meal Ticket has the pics of just how sharp. [Meal Ticket] […]


Filming Today: Bar Rescue at Downey’s

Spike TV’s new series Bar Rescue is filming at Downey’s on South Street today through Thursday. The show follows Jon Taffer (slick web site), a […]