South Philadelphia

the airbnb tent on a roof in south philadelphia
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I Just Had to Airbnb This Tent on a Roof in South Philly

I’m a big fan of Airbnbs and VRBOs, and I’ve stayed in all kinds, from a posh penthouse with a private pool in the Middle […]

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Just Listed: Renovated Rowhouse in Lower Moyamensing

Lower Moyamensing, or “LoMo” as residents call it, is one of those in-between neighborhoods. South of East Passyunk and west of Whitman, it lacks the […]

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Philly’s Biggest Kickstarter Ever Is Still Infuriating Backers Five Years Later

The Noria air conditioner, now called the Kapsul air conditioner, sounded like a great idea way back in 2016. That’s when South Philly engineer Kurt […]

mark and anna berman from south philadelphia rescuing a swarm of bees
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Bee Swarms Keep Popping Up in Philadelphia. Here’s What to Do If You Spot One

I don’t know about you, but bees and all of their stinging cousins in the order Hymenoptera rank pretty high on my list of phobias, […]

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South Philly’s Singing Fountain Might Get a Pretty Dramatic Makeover

If you’ve ever strolled down Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia, you’ve probably stumbled across the Singing Fountain. You would remember this, because while there are […]

artist maria moller on her south philly block where she is debuting a get-out-the-vote art exhibit this week
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This South Philly Artist Is Turning Her Block Into a Get-Out-the-Vote Art Exhibit

South Philly artist Maria Möller has shown her site-specific and public art works in galleries, vacant lots, libraries, motels and all sorts of other other […]

philadelphia health commissioner tom farley explaining why he won't participate in indoor dining or outdoor dining at Philadelphia restaurants due to COViD
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Philly Health Commissioner Refuses to Eat Indoors or Outdoors at Restaurants

Indoor dining is a hot topic for discussion right now among Philadelphia restaurants and the public — well, in all of Pennsylvania, really. The city […]

eagles fans tailgating in Philadelphia, something they won't be allowed to do this season
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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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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
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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
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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
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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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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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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
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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 […]