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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

Entertainment

Drive-in movie theater at Philly's Navy Yard to operate daily through October

drive-in theater coming to Navy Yard

Food & Drink

Hardena selling 'not pizza' boxes for takeout

Hardena

Investigations

Tony Luke's cheesesteak shop owners charged in alleged tax evasion scheme

Tony Lukes Main

Food and Drink

Alma Del Mar, restaurant featured on 'Queer Eye,' opens in Italian Market

alma del mar restaurant

Food & Drink

Canceled: Open on the Ave pilot program expands outdoor dining in Passyunk

Outdoor dining on Passyunk Avenue

Food & Drink

Porcos' speciality sandwiches to be served at Garage in South Philly

Porcos at Garage in South Philly

Investigations

Philly man charged in attack on photographer at Marconi Plaza

Marconi Punch

Controversies

Philly declares intent to remove Christopher Columbus statue from Marconi Plaza

Columbus Marconi Philly

Food & Drink

Bok Bar announces when the rooftop beer garden will reopen for the summer

Bok Bar South Philly

Art

Philly's Christopher Columbus statue boxed up until fate determined

columbus statue marconi plaza

Social Media

Family court employee fired after video shows him tearing down Black Lives Matter posters from park fence

Court supervisor fired

Protests

Mayor Kenney condemns group of people 'protecting' Christopher Columbus statue in South Philly

Christopher Columbus statue South Philly

Murals

Frank Rizzo mural in South Philly officially comes down, painted over with blank canvas

Frank Rizzo mural italian market

Investigations

Teen charged in attempted South Philly gun shop burglary that left suspect dead

South Philly burglary

Murals

Frank Rizzo mural in Italian Market to be removed, replaced with new artwork

Frank Rizzo mural

Investigations

South Philly gun shop owner opens fire on potential looters, killing one

Philly gun shop shooting

Investigations

Off-duty police lieutenant shot inside South Philly CVS

South philly police shooting

Food & Drink

Popular Malaysian restaurant Saté Kampar on East Passyunk closes, citing lease issue

Sate Kampar COVID

Illness

COVID-19 testing site at Citizens Bank Park to shut down

South Philly COVID-19 Testing

Food & Drink

Marc Vetri's Fiorella to offer takeout pasta and sauce

Vetri's Fiorella in the Italian Market

Investigations

Man pleads guilty in fatal punch of dog walker at South Philly park

Matthew Oropeza

Organized Crime

Mob Talk: Alleged loan shark Frank Scarpato arrested in Delco

Frank Scarapato Mob Talk

Shopping

Feminist Flea Market & Craft Fair coming to Bok

Feminist Flea Market & Craft Fair coming to Bok

Addiction

South Philly building owner pulls plug on Safehouse opioid overdose prevention site

Safehouse canceled

TV

'Dispatches from Elsewhere' cast gushes about Philly in new behind-the-scenes video

Dispatches from Elsewhere Segel

Streets

The Roots to get section of East Passyunk named in their honor – shocking the band's leader

The Roots Street Name

Government

Philly expanding street sweeping program to new neighborhoods

Street sweeping philadelphia neighborhoods

Immigration

ICE agents arrest mother as she dropped off child at South Philly school

ICE agents mom school

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