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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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City Nixes Plans for Columbus Boulevard “Super Wawa”

The guy who constructed and ultimately sold his controlling interest in Schmidt’s Commons to Donald Trump’s son-in-law (I still call it the Piazza, by the […]

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Attorney: 16-Year-Old South Philly Shooting Suspect Will Fight Charges

The teenager accused of shooting and killing two 16-year-olds in South Philly last week denies the charges brought against him, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Brandon Olivieri, also 16, turned himself in […]

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16-Year-Old South Philly Shooting Suspect Is in Custody

Police say a suspect they believe pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting of two South Philadelphia teens last week was taken into custody on […]

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Police ID Person of Interest in Murder of South Philly Teens

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philly police have identified a person of interest allegedly tied to the murder of two South […]

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Bullets Spray Home Connected to South Philly Teens’ Murder

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Police are investigating a shooting in South Philly on Friday morning in connection with the […]