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11 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Italian Market Festival, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and More

We roundup 11 of the weekend’s must-do events in Philly — including annual favorites the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and the Italian Market Festival.  Like […]


Chickie’s Italian Deli for Sale for $1 Million

Chickie’s Italian Deli — self-proclaimed originator of the veggie hoagie — has been in business at 10th and Federal since 1993, and received countless accolades, […]

City Life

Suspect Charged in Beau Zabel Case

If you’re a fan of superb local journalism in Philadelphia, you probably read Mike Newall’s five-part Inquirer series on slain Philly transplant Beau Zabel, a naive, trusting, […]


Italian Market Lands Tapas Bar

The Italian Market is getting a topless tapas and paella bar. Torrero Bar is replacing El Costeno taqueria at 940 S 9th Street. Passyunk Post has […]


Changes Coming to the Italian Market

Plan Philly has the story behind changes that are coming to the “Italian Market.” Changes to the city code will give the South 9th Street […]


A Different Kind Of Taproom: Cardenas Opens In The Italian Market

The good folks over at the Passyunk Post have been keeping an eye on Cardenas Oil & Vinegar Taproom, which has been building out in […]


Wheat and Sour Fest This Sunday at 12 Steps Down

This Sunday, August 4th, 12 Steps Down will host a wheat and sour beer festival. The fun begins at 4 p.m. and runs all night.

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Nutter: He’s Just Like Us! Plus, the Days of Nightsticks in Cummerbunds

• Like everyone else in the city at one time or another, Nutter was late paying a PGW bill [Daily News] • The Far Northeast […]

City Life

Looking for Weed in the Italian Market

A couple weeks ago, someone on Reddit published a photo of this handmade sign advertising marijuana plants. He said he snapped it at the Italian Market. […]

City Life

Marijuana, Now Available at the Italian Market?

A photo posted yesterday from the Italian Market by a perplexed and possibly giddy Philadelphia Reddit user: According to a pot message board, $14 appears […]


Trinity Tuesday: Italian Market 2 Bedroom Gets a $10,000 Price Cut

This week’s trinity is on tiny South Delhi Street, right off of Ninth and Christian, in the beating heart of the Italian Market. The red […]

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The Daily News’ Helen Ubinas Asks: Is It Time Rename the Italian Market?

The enormous Ninth Street mural of Frank Rizzo is like the Mona Lisa of Philadelphia: that inscrutable expression stares at passersby–many of whom probably don’t […]


Di Brunos Does Private Tastings

You know those cool friends you brought to the Oyster House for their Dump Dinner? Gather ‘em up again, because we’ve got something else for […]


943 Has Closed in the Italian Market

Pascual “Pat” Cancelliere’s has closed his Italian Market BYOB, 943. The Argentinian/Italian BYOB opened in February of 2011 and was briefly closed after Cancelliere had […]


D’Angelo Bros. Gets a Reprieve

Rick Nichols is in the Inquirer today, telling the story of Sonny D’Angelo of D’Angelo’s Bros. butcher shop in the Italian Market. Sonny may not […]