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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 […]

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Police Looking for South Philly Arsonist

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a man wanted for arson in South Philadelphia.


Educational Programming and Vegan Food at South Philly Barbacoa

South Philly Barbacoa has always been about more than just tacos. One of the most openly political restaurants in the city, owners Ben Miller and […]


Southwark on Reed Sales Pass Halfway Mark

It’s been almost a year and a half since we reported on the demolition of the former site of Mount Sinai Hospital, to make way […]


Get in On These Han Dynasty-South Philly Barbacoa Collaboration Dumplings

Han Dynasty’s Han Chiang is an immigrant. He hates Trump, too — even the mention of the president’s name could get you kicked out of his restaurant. He […]

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This South Philly Live Chicken Store Is in Trouble With the Feds

Most of us buy our chicken at the regular old grocery store. Whether it’s a free-range, no-antibiotics bird from Whole Foods or 69-cents-per-pound leg quarters […]