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Philly Restaurant Poe’s Sandwich Joint Refuses to Serve Police

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Philly Restaurant Poe’s Sandwich Joint Refuses to […]

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South Philly’s Ridiculously Out of Place Asterix Mural Is Being Demolished This Week

There are a lot of murals in Philadelphia. The city’s Mural Arts program has put up some 4,000 murals throughout the city during its 33-year […]

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And Now, There’s a Petition to Replace the Frank Rizzo Mural With Gritty

We promise that one day, probably in the not-too-distant future, we will publish our final article about Gritty, the Flyers mascot who went from a […]

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Philly Is Getting Its First Augmented Reality Mural — And It Looks Awesome

Philly is about to get futuristic. The city will get its first ever augmented reality mural next month. The project, “Dreams, Diaspora and Destiny,” will […]

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Behold, a “Philly Special” Eagles Mural Is Going Up in South Philly Right Now

With the Eagles prepping for their home opener on Thursday, Philly is excited. Really excited. And one guy is so excited that he commissioned a […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Purr-fection in Fishtown

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Cats Welcome Visitors to Fishtown in New Mural

Already known for its quirky prior works depicting local wildlife, Visual Urban Renewal & Transformation (think an alternative Mural Arts) unveiled its latest project earlier this […]

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Shirt Corner Lives On in New Murals at 3rd and Market

It may have stuck out like a sore thumb, but we all mourned the loss of the Shirt Corner when it collapsed in the midst […]

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North Philly Bill Cosby Mural Defaced, Finally Painted Over for Good

The 2008 Father’s Day mural in North Philly featuring Bill Cosby situated prominently among world leaders like Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. was recently defaced […]

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Check Out the Awesome Mural Being Painted On the Ground at the Oval

The Oval opens this Thursday, July  16th, with an evening of activities including food trucks, face paintings and beer gardens, but the thing I’m most excited […]

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Philly Is Getting a Mural of the Pope

Three groups gathered at the future home of St. Malachy School today to announce that one of the biggest figures in history is getting a mural: […]

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Artist Wyland Hopes to Save Whaling Wall Mural From Demolition

Last year, Property reported on a massive renovation of the Marketplace Design Center. The plan, which is scheduled to begin in June of this year, […]

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PHOTOS: Gay Couple Married on Mural Arts Love Train for the First Time Ever

On Sunday, February 8th, Mural Arts annual Love Train took off on its fifth and final voyage. To celebrate the milestone—and nearly a year having […]

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Dutch Artist Duo PolakVanBekkum Reveal New Mural in Cedar Park

Back in May, artistic duo Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum arrived from the Netherlands for a residency in Philadelphia at the University City Science Center […]

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PHOTOS: Chroma Dolls Paint Adorable Mural for PAWS

Philadelphia is a city of murals, and it seems like every day a new one pops up to deliver us from the blahs of the […]