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Weekend

10 things to do in Philadelphia this weekend, Sept. 20-22

Candytopia Fashion District Philadelphia

Food & Drink

Di Bruno Bros. is opening an Italian Market bottle shop in October

Di Bruno Bros. wine and cheese plate

Investigations

Police searching for man who robbed, knocked 87-year-old to the ground in South Philly

South Philly street robbery video

Sixers

Mike Scott incident tailgater confirms racial slur was used, says crew has disbanded

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Business

Wells Fargo Center adding SugarHouse Casino sports book lounges for upcoming Flyers season

Wells Fargo Center sugarhouse casino

Restaurants

Chickie's & Pete's expanding west into Las Vegas casino

Chickie's & Pete's crab fries

Eagles

Phillies opening Citizens Bank Park to fans for Eagles home games, featuring Shake Shack takeout

Citizens Bank Park Eagles games

Stadiums

Wells Fargo Center's gigantic new kinetic 4K scoreboard begins assembly

Wells Fargo Center scoreboard assembly

Food & Drink

South Philly Smokhaus in Bok building closing after nine months

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Soccer

U.S. Women's National Team to hold free public training session at Lincoln Financial Field

USWNT free practice Philadelphia

Restaurants

June BYOB opens on East Passyunk this week

June BYOB Richard Cusack

Restaurants

Royal Tavern in South Philly closing for two months of renovations

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Public Health

Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery fire 'may have' released hydrofluoric acid, per report

Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery shot

Restaurants

Philly health department: Video of mice at South Philly restaurant is 'completely unverifiable'

Popeye's Broad Snyder

Sixers

Sixers' Mike Scott soundly beats the fan who challenged him to a race on Twitter

Mike Scott sixers fan race

Food & Drink

John's Roast Pork named one of the 33 best sandwich shops in the U.S.

John's Roast Pork Philly

Food & Drink

Speakeasy-style cabaret bar opening in converted auto body shop

Late Night Snacks is cabaret bar opening in East Passyunk

Soccer

U.S. Women's National Team to visit Lincoln Financial Field for World Cup victory tour match

USWNT Victory Tour Philadelphia

Fires

South Philly's Melrose Diner catches fire, situation under control

Melrose Diner south philly

Shootings

Uber passenger injured in South Philly crossfire, taken to hospital

 Philadelphia Police Car

Trademarks

Philly bar behind St. Louis Blues' 'Play Gloria' craze seeks payment for use of trademark

Play gloria blues shirt

Food & Drink

Flannel, a Southern-inspired BYOB, coming to East Passyunk Avenue

Chhaya Cafe southern BYOB East Passyunk

Real Estate

Portion of Frankford Chocolate Factory property sold for construction of townhomes

Frankford Chocolate Factory redevelopment

Food & Drink

Musi in South Philly makes Eater's nationwide best new restaurants list

Musi BYOB South Philly

Food & Drink

Members-only Messina Social Club reopens in South Philly

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Investigations

Police recover bodies of husband, wife from Delaware River

 Philadelphia Police Car

Investigations

Man robbed at gunpoint in South Philly shortly after cashing $100,000 check

South Philly Checks Cashed Robbery

Emergencies

Philadelphia oil refinery explosion causes massive fireball and 3-alarm blaze

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Phillies

Watch: Chase Utley threw a first pitch to Rob McElhenney — er, Mac — and then they hugged

Chase Utley Rob McElhenney Catch

Food & Drink

South Philly Barbacoa's Cristina Martínez is a finalist for the 2019 Basque Culinary World Prize

South Philly Barbacoa Basque Prize

Food and Drink

South Street Philly Bagels expands to fifth location, gets new name

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Crime

South Philly man allegedly slashes 19 vehicles' tires on South Street

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Investigations

Philadelphia couple claim they fell ill at same Dominican Republic resort where three other Americans died

Grand Bahia Philly couple

Courts

Philly exotic dancer who lost eight teeth in South Philly club brawl awarded $1.3 million

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Wellness

Jefferson Health to open refugee wellness clinic at Bok building

Jefferson Health Wyss Wellness Center

Festivals

La Festa Italian Street Festival in South Philly similar to celebrations in Italy

La Festa Italian Festival on East Passyunk Avenue

Festivals

Philly Beer Week's Opening Tap changes venues for 2019

Hammer of Glory during Philly Beer Week

Phillies

David Montgomery’s family, Phillies announce celebration of life at Citizens Bank Park

Phillies David Montgomery dies

Thefts

Antique 118-year-old cash register stolen from old Fiorella’s Sausage store, then found

Fiorella's Sausage cash register

Restaurants

Mike's BBQ in South Philly trading free sandwiches for framed art

Mike's BBQ brisket

Weekend

This weekend: South Street Spring Festival, Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby

Maifest at the South Street Spring Festival

Festivals

Hawthornes' IPA, Champagne and Rosé Block Party is turning 10

Hawthornes Beer Cafe's annual IPA, Champagne and Rose Block Party

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