South Street


Peter Serpico, From Ambitious Fine Dining to Takeout Noodles

Serpico (the restaurant) has had a strange life in Philly. On its face, it’s always had the makings of something exceptional. It opened as a […]


Inside Wine Dive, South Street’s No-Fuss Wine Bar by the Hawthornes Crew

This Friday, January 10th, Wine Dive will open on South Street serving wine, cocktails, beer, cider and food in a casual, dive-y environment. The bar […]

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Mom-Mom’s Polish Restaurant to Open on South Street Next to Bob and Barbara’s

First, there was Mom-Mom’s Polish food cart, a roving truck serving perfect pierogi, stuffed cabbage, and kielbasa all over town. Then came Mom-Mom’s Kitchen, a […]

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This Philly Musician Knew Just The Place to Propose: Under the TLA Marquee

What do you do when a) you met the love of your life talking about music, b) you’re in a Philly band, and c) your […]

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On the Market: A True Loft Condo in Hawthorne

There are plenty of buildings out there that style themselves “lofts.” Just about any old factory or warehouse that gets converted into apartments or condos, […]

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Giant Heirloom Apologizes After Criticism of No-Alcohol Signs During Odunde Festival

Philadelphia’s 44th annual Odunde Festival took place on Sunday, bringing many thousands of people to the city for what is billed as “the largest African […]

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Yes, the PPA Sucks. No, It Did Not Ticket the Car That Blew Up on South Street.

There are at least a million reasons to hate the PPA. The corruption. The nepotism. The broken kiosks. The PPA enforcer standing around on the […]

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On the Market: Bright, Open Condo in Bella Vista

Where do all the hippies meet? South Street, South Street…. South Street may no longer be “the hippest street in town” — Frankford Avenue in […]

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Hawthornes Owners to Debut Wine Dive on South Street

About a month-and-a-half after Anthony Bourdain’s fake friend Michael DePasquale lost his lease on 1506 South Street, we’ve learned that a new project is in […]

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Fancy Chocolates and Baked Goods Come to Queen Village

Over the summer, we told you that Aurora Grace, the chocolate company from pastry chef Aurora Wold, would be going brick and mortar at Fifth and South. […]

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Jon’s Bar & Grille Closes, and South Street Loses Yet Another Institution

Jon’s Bar & Grille, the South Street institution with a claim to Three Stooges fame, has closed after 37 years in business. The business, the […]

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Check Out South Street’s Brand New Federal Donuts

Federal Donuts is opening a spacious new location at 6th and South Streets tomorrow, and they’re kicking things off with a great opening-day deal on their sweet […]


This South Street Tattoo Artist Is a True Philly Character

South Philadelphia resident Noah Webster has owned South Street tattoo shop Moo Tattoo for the last 22 years, and he’s a former board member of […]

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Wawa Is Adding Another(!) Location on South Street

Call it the Year of the Wawa. In case you forgot, the company announced in April that Philadelphia will soon be home to its biggest location ever. That news […]

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What to Do About South Street

Mike Harris is standing in the middle of the street with his feet in first position and his arms out wide, like a dancer waiting […]