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Cops to South Philly Drivers: Um, Don’t Leave Your Car Running

Police have a message for car-owning residents of South Philadelphia: Don’t leave your car running. According to the Bella Vista Neighbors Association newsletter, police have […]


James Beard Finally Acknowledges Philly’s Little Guys (and Gals) for its 2017 Semifinalists List

This story has been updated. The almighty James Beard Awards Committee rarely ever left its comfort-zone when it came down to Philadelphia restaurants. Year after year, it […]


Taking a Stand for Immigrants and Undocumented Workers at Le Virtù

Look, there’s a long story to this and there’s a short one. A complicated one and a simple one. The short, simple version is this: […]


How to Super Bowl Like a Pro This Sunday

Revolution Taco/Official Maybe you’ve got the most incredible buffalo chicken dip recipe known to man, or maybe you enjoy grilling in the cold. Maybe you’re just […]


Brewery ARS Sets Opening Date

The eagerly awaited brewery from twin brothers Sean and Andrew Arsenault has set an opening date. Brewery ARS will open on West Passyunk Avenue on Saturday, […]

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Ori Feibush Offers $25,000 Reward for Info on South Philly Vandals

Point Breeze developer Ori Feibushis offering $25,000 to anyone who can identify seven people he says vandalized his OCF Realty office in Graduate Hospital on […]


Otis & Pickles Speakeasy: A Craft Beer and Cocktail Bar for South Philly

Charlie Collazo of the Institute is working on another bar project, this one in deep South Philadelphia at the corner of 3rd and Porter. Otis & […]


Taproom on 19th Is Offering a Hospitality Industry Thanksgiving

Michael Strauss of Taproom on 19th is reaching out to hospitality industry professionals who might not be able to get home for Thanksgiving to come […]

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A South Philly Woman Voted in a Dinosaur Costume

Shaunna Van Elsis stopped this afternoon when she saw her Halloween costume still sitting on the floor of her room. She’d worn a giant inflatable […]

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Video: In 2016, This Shit Still Happens to Gay People in Philly

If you haven’t been to South Philadelphia since the 1990s, a lot has changed. Yes, there are all sorts of trendy bars serving fancy beers, […]

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WATCH: Residents Chase, Catch Runaway Pig on Washington Avenue

It was an ordinary Labor Day for Colin Weir — to begin with, at least. He was browsing a Facebook group for his neighborhood, Southwest […]


SausageFest Returns to South Philly

The South Philly SausageFest returns for a second year on Saturday, September 10th along West Passyunk Avenue between Broad and 15th Streets. The event, which […]


Watch: The Story of South Philly Barbacoa’s Cristina Martinez

As part of Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants coverage, the magazine produced a video on Cristina Martinez, the undocumented Mexican chef who runs the #6 restaurant on […]


South Philly Barbacoa Named to Bon Appetit Top Ten

Bon Appetit has announced its annual Hot 10 list of the best new restaurants in America and Philadelphia’s South Philly Barbacoa placed 6th on the list. Deputy editor Andrew […]


Philly Style Bagels Gets Best New Sandwich Nod

Bon Appetit is back praising Philadelphia. A week after naming South Philly Barbacoa and Wm. Mulherin’s Sons among the 50 best new restaurants in the country, […]