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Valentine's Day

Fond offering baked goods for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day bake sale

Investigations

Three women caught on video assaulting 78-year-old South Philly resident, stealing her car

carjacking attack video

Education

South Philly's Andrew Jackson School community getting chance to distance itself from namesake's troubling past

Andrew Jackson School Renamed

Development

Plans for former Foxwoods site take shape along Delaware River waterfront

Columbus Foxwoods Site Philly

Food & Drink

Ember & Ash, a new restaurant on Passyunk Avenue, features custom-built hearth

Ember & Ash

Casinos

Live! Casino & Hotel sets grand opening date in South Philly

Live Casino Phlly Main

Crime

Gun violence marks end of 2020 and beginning of 2021 in Philly

first homicide philly 2021

Mummers

Mummers' New Year's Day protest parade takes over South Philly street

mummers protest parade 2021

Investigations

Video captures man firing gun outside Pat's Steaks in South Philly

pats steaks shooting suspect

Food & Drink

South Philly Food Co-op finally opens after a decade of development

South Philly Co-op

Mummers Parade

Mummers' New Year's Day protest parade gains support on Facebook

2021 mummers parade covid

Food & Drink

The Prime Rib steakhouse will return to Philly at Live! Casino & Hotel

The Prime Rib

Food & Drink

Bridget Foy's rebuilds after fire, switches to outdoor cafe during indoor dining ban

East Philly Cafe pop up

Food & Drink

Pivot Coffee and Soupery opening next door to Hawthornes

Pivot Coffee and Soupery

Photography

Window display on East Passyunk Avenue pays tribute to essential workers

Essential workers featured East Passyunk Ave

Holiday

Small businesses team up to offer Bok in a Box gift sets

Bok in a Box gift sets

Development

Developer Bart Blatstein pitches second project along Washington Avenue

13th Washington Philly

Odd News

'Pig couch' featured on viral, fake Craigslist ad turns out to be work of real Philly artist

pig couch craigslist ad

Authors

Philly native interviewed by Dave Eggers about the 2020 election called downtown demonstrations 'ridiculous'

dave eggers philly woman

Food & Drink

Curiosity Doughnuts pop-up coming to East Passyunk Avenue

Curiosity Doughnuts

Business

John's Roast Pork shuts down until further notice, citing COVID-19

John's Roast Pork COVID-19

Holiday

'Winter on Broad Street' is a new holiday attraction outside the Wells Fargo Center

Winter on Broad

Food & Drink

Porcos and Small Oven Pastry Shop now sell cakes

Porcos cakes

Music

Pearl Jam releasing new video of legendary Philly concert for band's anniversary

pearl jam anniversary stream

Festivals

Dine, shop on East Passyunk Avenue during Harvest Celebration

Cantina Los Caballitos in East Passyunk

Police

15-year-old boy killed in South Philly double shooting

teens double shooting south.

Food & Drink

Greenwood Supper Club begins pop-up at Bok Bar in South Philly

greenwood bok bar

Roadwork

Philly unveils final layout for Washington Avenue improvement project

Washington Avenue Main

Courts

Man gets prison time for fatally punching dog walker at South Philly park

Oropeza Sentenced Dog

Road Closures

Philly announces home-game road closures to prevent Eagles tailgating

Eagles Tailgating Closures

Art Installations

Six new public art installations added to Navy Yard by Group X

M.I.M.O.S.A. at Navy Yard

Fundraisers

'A League of Their Own' to be screened at drive-in movie night hosted by PSPCA

'League of Their Own' drive-in movie

Fitness

Yoga on Emmy Squared's rooftop extension combines exercise with pizza

Emmy Squared rooftop opening

Food & Drink

Kalaya chef hosting fine-dining pop-up at Irwin's rooftop restaurant

building bok irwins

Elections

Philly voters likely won't be using Wells Fargo Center, Lincoln Financial Field as polling places

Wells Fargo Center polling location

Food & Drink

Pat's, Geno's selling Budweiser-infused cheesesteaks in September

Philly Cheesesteaks Budweiser

Bookstores

South Philly's A Novel Idea celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

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Food & Drink

Parks on Tap takes over 50,000 square feet of FDR Park

Parks on Tap

Crime

Murder charge filed in case of missing 18-year-old found wrapped in plastic in South Philly basement

maddison leidy murder charges

Controversies

Philly Art Commission votes to remove Christopher Columbus statue from Marconi Plaza

Marconi Columbus removed

Photography

Bring your dog to Bok Bar for a professional photo with the Philly skyline

Doggie photo booth at Bok Bar

Food & Drink

Devil's Den in South Philly to host virtual sour fest through Zoom

Devil's Den

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