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Philly’s El Carnaval de Puebla Festival Is Back After Brief Hiatus

One of Philly’s largest Latin American heritage celebrations is making a triumphant return at the end of April after taking a year off over fear […]

City Life

Eagles Drop Daryl Worley Following Charges of DUI, Resisting Arrest

Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley’s homecoming ended before the Penn Charter graduate ever had the chance to strap on a winged helmet after the 23-year-old was […]

City Life

South Philly Diner Takes On the NRA, Pro-Lifers, and Donald Trump

While most local businesses tend to stay out of polarizing political issues, there’s one South Philadelphia restaurant that isn’t shy about letting the world know […]

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Help South Philly Barbacoa Move Into a Larger New Space

South Philly Barbacoa is looking to expand. In a Facebook post, the renowned taco and torta spot — which is always packed on weekends and […]

City Life

How a Novelist From Seattle Became Head of the Italian Market

Philly is a city famous for keeping neighborhood business in the neighborhood. So how did an author hailing from the Pacific Northwest become the leader […]

Be Well Philly

A Vegan “Starbucks” is Opening in South Philly

We here at Be Well Philly love ourselves some vegan comfort foods, vegan dinner recipes  — anything vegan, really. I mean, food that’s 100-percent powered […]


A Personal Statement in Passyunk Square for $750K

One of my favorite architectural quotes comes from modernist master Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: “God is in the details.” God is smiling on South Philly […]

City Life

Housing Authority Gets $1.3M Grant to Start Redevelopment Near SRT

The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced on Monday that it has received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) […]

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City Life

South Philly Doctor Sentenced to 4 Years in Jail for Selling $5M in Drugs

A notorious South Philly doctor has been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally distributing $5 million worth of commonly abused prescription drugs. According […]


Catch South Philly Barbacoa on Ugly Delicious, Netflix’s New Documentary Series

Over the weekend, Netflix debuted a new chef-driven documentary series: Ugly Delicious, starring Momofuku’s David Chang, who explores some of our most-loved dishes — pizza, barbecue, fried […]

City Life

South Philly Woman Claims City Worker Framed Her for Recycling Violation

Update: About an hour after we published this story, the city told us that it is voiding the ticket and investigating. What is it with […]

City Life

Sleeping With the Enemy: When Your Wife Is a Patriots Fan

A secret wife and kids. A gambling problem. A sudden desire to turn your basement into an S&M dungeon. These are all things that a […]

City Life

Philly Typewriter Guru Opens Typewriter Store in South Philly

Last year, we told you about the twice-a-week Philly Typewriter pop-up shop in Mount Airy and the curious increase in the typewriter market in an […]

City Life

Kindy’s: The Tinsel Capital of America

When it comes to trimming the Christmas tree, I can be a real stickler. In most other areas of my life, my friends and family […]

City Life

I’m Proud that My South Philly Neighborhood Voted for Beth Grossman

Yesterday, I couldn’t have been prouder when I read the Philly Mag article about the voters of the 26th ward in South Philadelphia, who chose […]