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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


Philly declares intent to remove Christopher Columbus statue from Marconi Plaza

Columbus Marconi Philly


Philly man charged in attack on photographer at Marconi Plaza

Marconi Punch

Food & Drink

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

Bok Bar South Philly


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


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

Christopher Columbus statue South Philly


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

Frank Rizzo mural italian market


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

South Philly burglary


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

Frank Rizzo mural


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

Philly gun shop shooting


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


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


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


Feminist Flea Market & Craft Fair coming to Bok

Feminist Flea Market & Craft Fair coming to Bok


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

Safehouse canceled


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

Dispatches from Elsewhere Segel


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

The Roots Street Name


Philly expanding street sweeping program to new neighborhoods

Street sweeping philadelphia neighborhoods


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

ICE agents mom school

Food & Drink

South Philly's Royal Tavern is bringing back brunch

Royal Tavern brunch


Marc Vetri's new pasta bar Fiorella to open soon in Italian Market

Marc Vetri Pasta Bar


South Philly chef killed in Point Breeze shooting

Quadir Flippen Shooting


Shuttered Philly refinery measured worst in U.S. for cancer-causing benzene, report says

PES Benzene Refinery

Food & Drink

Philly favorites are participating in East Passyunk Restaurant Week 2020

East Passyunk Restaurant Week - Mamma Maria


Mummers Mardi Gras to take place at Xfinity Live! in South Philly

Mummers Mardi Gras


Puppy Bowl viewing party at Devil's Den benefits Morris Animal Refuge

Puppy Bowl features Coach from Morris Animal Refuge


Mayor Kenney threatens to end Mummers Parade amid blackface controversy

mummers froggy car blackface


Woman charged with abuse of corpse in case of missing teen found dead in South Philly basement

Maddison Leidy Schweikert death


Police identify woman's decomposed body found in South Philly basement

Dismembered Body South Philly

Food & Drink

South Philly Barbacoa chef to open new restaurant in Italian Market

Barbacoa chef opens restaurant


Leaky gas pipe likely caused deadly South Philly rowhome explosion, officials say

South Philly rowhome explosion


Farmers market to pop up inside Bok on two dates this winter

Winter farmers market at Bok


Philadelphia Energy Solutions unlikely to remain an oil refinery after auction

Philadelphia Energy Solutions Auction


2020 Mummers Parade: Photos of the 120th edition of Philadelphia New Year's Day tradition

2020 mummers parade 001

Mummers Parade

Mayor Kenney calls out mummers who wore blackface during 2020 parade; club disqualified from competition

mummers froggy car blackface

Food & Drink

Bibou 'classics' dinner will recreate dishes from restaurant's original menu

Bibou hosting classics dinner


At least one person presumed dead in South Philly rowhome explosion

South Philly rowhome fire dec 19 2019