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South Philly Barbacoa Will Be Featured on Netflix’s Chef’s Table

Netflix just released the lineup for season five of their much-lauded Chef’s Table series, and one of our own is being featured. Cristina Martinez, co-owner […]

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City Life

Behold, a “Philly Special” Eagles Mural Is Going Up in South Philly Right Now

With the Eagles prepping for their home opener on Thursday, Philly is excited. Really excited. And one guy is so excited that he commissioned a […]

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City Life

Eagles Opener Forced Postponement of Original FringeArts Opening Night

The FringeArts Festival’s official opening night was originally scheduled for this Thursday. But it turns out that the festivities had to be moved to Friday […]

City Life

This South Philly Artist Turned Her Vagina Into Art

If you happen to be strolling through Passyunk Avenue’s boutique gallery Nice Things Handmade, you might spot some artwork on the wall and wonder, “Wait, […]

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City Life

No Charges in Collision That Killed 11-Year-Old in South Philly

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has decided not to press charges against the driver who fatally collided with an 11-year-old bicyclist in South Philadelphia in May. […]

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Oh Dear Lord: The South Philly Meatball Contest Is Back

Last year, you might remember that the South Philly Meatball Contest turned into an all out war after Top Chef alum Jennifer Zavala had the […]


South Philly Barbacoa Was on Full Frontal With Samantha Bee

We got word a few weeks ago that none other than pioneering late-night host Samantha Bee was filming a segment in Philly for her show Full […]


South Philly Barbacoa Has Returned

South Philly Barbacoa reopened in a new space at 9th and Ellsworth over the weekend, just a few doors down and across the street from […]

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City Life

You Can Soon Go on a Scavenger Hunt for Isaiah Zagar’s Mosaics

The scavenger hunt we’ve all been waiting for is coming to South Philadelphia. Anyone who has truly admired the work of Philly mosaic artist Isaiah […]

Be Well Philly

South Philly’s New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Have Its Own Yoga and Meditation Studio

It feels like just yesterday that Philadelphia welcomed its first medical marijuana dispensary, Restore Integrative Wellness Center, to Fishtown. Now, we’re already planning for a second, Herbology, […]

Be Well Philly

Where to Find the Healthiest Eats, Best Workouts, and Outdoor Fun in East Passyunk

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

City Life

Police: Philly Kindergartner Finds Cocaine in Classmate’s Backpack

Philadelphia police are investigating after they say a kindergartner found a packet of cocaine inside a classmate’s backpack at Mastery Charter’s Hardy Williams Elementary School […]

City Life

Police Catch Another Coyote, This Time in South Philly

In Philadelphia, it’s not unusual for police to receive calls of animals on the loose. In December, Stormy the Cow twice escaped a Old City nativity […]

City Life

South Philly Home Collapses, Father and Son Escape With Minor Injuries

A South Philadelphia father and his 12-year-old son have miraculously survived with only minor injuries after their home in Point Breeze collapsed while they were […]

City Life

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 […]