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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

Controversies

Philly declares intent to remove Christopher Columbus statue from Marconi Plaza

Columbus Marconi Philly

Investigations

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

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

Food & Drink

South Philly's Royal Tavern is bringing back brunch

Royal Tavern brunch

Restaurants

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

Marc Vetri Pasta Bar

Investigations

South Philly chef killed in Point Breeze shooting

Quadir Flippen Shooting

Illness

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

Family-Friendly

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

Mummers Mardi Gras

Parties

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

Puppy Bowl features Coach from Morris Animal Refuge

Government

Mayor Kenney threatens to end Mummers Parade amid blackface controversy

mummers froggy car blackface

Crime

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

Maddison Leidy Schweikert death

Crime

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

Investigations

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

South Philly rowhome explosion

Shopping

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

Winter farmers market at Bok

Business

Philadelphia Energy Solutions unlikely to remain an oil refinery after auction

Philadelphia Energy Solutions Auction

Mummers

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

Explosions

At least one person presumed dead in South Philly rowhome explosion

South Philly rowhome fire dec 19 2019

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