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eagles fans tailgating in Philadelphia, something they won't be allowed to do this season
City Life

Dear Eagles Fans: Say Goodbye to Tailgating

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. Philly Just Ruined Your Eagles Tailgating Plans By now, you are probably over the fact that the […]

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City Life

South Philly Roofer Faces Outrage After Telling Black Man to Go Back Where He Came From

Thanks to a partial foot amputation, Stephanie Sena tries to park as close as possible to her home in South Philadelphia. After dropping her daughter […]

south philadelphia's capitolo playground, the site of Allen Mikell's death
City Life

Internet Calls Death at South Philly Playground a Lynching, Relatives of Deceased Say Otherwise

There are two things that everybody agrees on about the death of Allen Mikell. One is that he breathed his final breath at Capitolo Playground […]

men armed with guns and bats "defending" the christopher columbus statue in south philadelphia
City Life

Men Break Out Guns, Bats and Hatchets to “Protect” South Philly’s Christopher Columbus Statue

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Men With Bats, Guns and Hatchets “Protect” […]

Clarissa Dunston, a 103-year-old south philadelphia woman who insisted on voting in the primary
City Life

103-Year-Old South Philly Woman Insisted On Going to Vote After Mail-In Ballot Didn’t Show Up

There’s been a lot of bad news to report lately, and that’s what I’ve spent most of the last three months doing. So when I […]

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Property

Just Listed: Old-School Renovated Rowhouse in South Philly

We’ve showcased any number of radical transformations of older Philadelphia rowhouses and other structures in this section over the years. Today, we offer a radical […]

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Property

Just Listed: Rehabbed Rowhouse in Girard Estate

Something every Philadelphia rowhouse-hunter faces at some point in their search for the ideal domicile is this: A rowhouse built sometime between the two World […]

the giant grocery store in wynnewood outside of philadelphia during the coronavirus crisis
City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Main Line Grocery Store Worker Tells Customers “Go Away”

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Main Line Grocery Store Worker to Customers: “Go Away” Earlier this week, we told you that Pennsylvania Governor Tom […]

City Life

Kenney Was a Coward in Letting Philly’s Safe Injection Site Fail

When the public rails against a project that would ultimately be in its best interest, you have to consider it a failing of the project’s […]

Foobooz

South Philly Barbacoa’s New Sister Restaurant Is Almost Open … Sorta

Last month, we reported that South Philly Barbacoa is opening a new restaurant in the space that used to house Koukouzeli, at 1134 South 9th […]

Foobooz

South Philly Barbacoa’s Cristina Martinez Has a New Restaurant in the Works

South Philly Barbacoa’s Cristina Martinez is partnering with Dionicio Jimenez, of El Rey, for a new restaurant. The restaurant, which will be named Casa Mexico, is going […]

Foobooz

The Most Important Philly Restaurants of the Decade

There are restaurants that come and go, filling voids and hopping trends, and there are restaurants that change the game completely. Generational spots that, when […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

They Love Supermarket Sweep, So This Guy Proposed with a Philly Version of the Game Show

As the year winds down, the number of proposals ratchets up. It’s pretty much science. (It’s also why December is Proposal Month here at Philadelphia […]

fdr park master plan
City Life

The City’s $200M Plan to Save South Philly’s FDR Park

This article is one piece of a bigger story on climate change in Philadelphia. You can read the full story here. Philly’s sole estuary park […]

Foobooz

South Philly Barbacoa Tacos Are Now Available Seven Days a Week

The best way to experience South Philly Barbacoa‘s extremely hyped tacos is to order them by weight, so they come with all the fixings – toppings, […]