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Man Escapes Hurricane Irma, Winds Up at Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar

Scott Cannariato wasn’t planning on taking any vacations anytime soon, but that all changed as he watched the Hurricane Irma coverage on TV two weeks […]


First-Time Find: New Tradition in Whitman for $287.5K

Crown moldings and a contemporary stone fireplace. An honest-to-God vestibule with coat hooks that opens onto an open plan main floor. Traditional wooden stair rails […]

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South Philly Chinese Restaurant Attacked With Explosive Device, Say Police

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect who allegedly threw an explosive device into a Chinese restaurant in […]

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Trans Worker Says Coffee Shop Fired Them After They Reported Harassment

A former employee at South Philly’s Function Coffee Labs says they were terminated after making complaints about harassment on the job from a “transphobic” customer […]

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Police Say Lipsticked Man in SUV Tried to Abduct Kid in South Philly

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in an attempted abduction in South Philadelphia.

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South Philly Parking Dispute Turns Into Pepper Spray Assault, Say Police

The Philadelphia Police Department has released surveillance footage from an incident outside of Pat’s Steaks that left someone with a face full of pepper spray.

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Who on Earth Is Shooting Pigeons With Blow Darts in South Philly?

Whether you’re one to feed pigeons from park benches, chase after them, or refer to them as “rats with wings,” you can probably agree that […]

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Police Looking for this South Philly Truck Vandal

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a man caught on video spray painting a truck in South Philadelphia.

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Police Say Owner of South Philly Day Care Sexually Assaulted Two Kids

This is a developing story. At a press conference at Special Victims Unit headquarters in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon, the Philadelphia Police Department announced that […]

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Philly Bike Riders, Meet Your Newest Enemy: Frank Rizzo’s Secretary

It’s finally happened: The scourge of bike lanes has come to deep South Philadelphia in the form of the 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project, making 13th […]


Standout South Philly Indian Restaurant Moving to The Bourse

After a year and eight months open just off West Passyunk Avenue, Best of Philly winner Chaat and Chai will close this weekend (Friday or Saturday will […]


South Philly Barbacoa Will Close This Month

We weren’t lying when we said South Philly Barbacoa had big plans for 2017. Cristina Martinez‘s weekend barbacoa restaurant will close its colorful East Passyunk storefront at 13th […]

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WATCH: Italian Market Grease Pole Competition

Watching videos of more than a dozen greasy people stacking themselves on top of each other in attempt to climb a 30-foot, lard-slicked, sausage-topped pole […]


How You Should Actually Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philly

Like many holidays born outside of our country, Cinco de Mayo’s “thing” got lost in translation once it crossed the border. Somehow, what started as […]


South Philly Barbacoa Has Big Plans for 2017

The freedom fighters at South Philly Barbacoa and PAUWR, Cristina Martinez and Benjamin Miller, are organizing Philly restaurants for a May 1st general strike that […]