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South Philadelphia

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

Philadelphia Wedding

This Philly Musician Knew Just The Place to Propose: Under the TLA Marquee

What do you do when a) you met the love of your life talking about music, b) you’re in a Philly band, and c) your […]

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City Life

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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Foobooz

Bok Building BBQ Spot South Philly Smökhaus Has Closed

After less than a year in the ground floor of the Bok Building, barbecue spot South Philly Smökhaus has closed. The announcement comes four weeks after […]

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Foobooz

South Philly Just Got Another Chef-Driven, Members-Only Restaurant

Messina Social Club, a revamp of a 110-year-old South Philly institution, softly opened over the holiday weekend. Chef-restaurateur Jason Cichonski and Ampere Capital Group are behind the revival […]

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City Life

Can South Philly Hold On to What’s Always Made It Unique?

In the late summer of 1981, very much against my Catholic mother’s wishes, I had just moved into a rowhouse at 17th and Naudain — […]