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Be Well Philly

This Is the Best Way to See the Holiday Lights in South Philly

Let’s face it: Trying to sightsee around the holiday season can be, well, a lot. Between the large packs of locals and tourists clogging up […]

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Where to Eat in South Philly: The Ultimate Guide

If Rittenhouse is the heart of fancy-pants Philly, the Northeast our melting pot, Fishtown our experiment in creative gentrification, and West Philly our global village, […]

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The Whole Neighborhood Showed Up to This Epic South Philly Block Party Wedding

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of block parties. Okay, so that’s not exactly how that part of the Declaration of Independence goes, but maybe it […]

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How One of the Largest Marine Corps Birthday Parties Wound Up in South Philly

South Philadelphia evokes many images and ideas: Cheesesteaks. Rocky. Stoop sitting. Gaudily decorated front windows. The list goes on and on. But one thing that […]

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Police Say This Man Tried to Set a South Philly House on Fire

The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a man they say tried to set a house on fire in South […]

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The Great South Philly iPhone Heist of 2018

There was a time when a certain type of South Philly guy would spend his productive hours casing tractor-trailers and delivery trucks to score truckloads […]

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Eat Here Now: Bitar’s in South Philly

Long-running Middle Eastern grocer Bitar’s looks a lot less like a grocery store these days. The South Philly spot just drastically transformed its interior, cutting […]

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Foobooz

This Woman Should Have Won the South Philly Meatball Contest

No, Saturday’s South Philly Meatball Contest at Taproom on 19th didn’t end in riots and disaster. Jennifer Zavala and her dreaded hipster vegan meatballs were […]

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First Vegan Meatballs, Now an Alligator Version of the Roast Pork Sandwich

This weekend sees the return of the South Philly Meatball Contest, where chef Jennifer Zavala will bring back her vegan meatballs that caused such a […]

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Foobooz

Yes, Somebody Is Actually Making a South Philly Meatball Contest Documentary

The next edition of the South Philly Meatball Contest is happening this Saturday outside Taproom on 19th. There will be 25 contestants, including South Philly […]

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Philly’s Favorite Cambodian Restaurant Is Back Under a New Name

We all let out a few tears when we found out Khmer Kitchen closed its doors for good at 6th and Morris Streets, right? Man, that was a […]

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The Cheesesteak: An Oral History

If you pick up the brand new issue of Philly Mag, you will see a cheesesteak from Joe’s gracing the cover. Inside the magazine, we […]

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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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Foobooz

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 […]

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, […]