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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 10

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/10/2014

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Woman Found Dead Inside Fairmount Apartment

A woman was found dead inside her apartment at the Philadelphian Apartment Building on Pennsylvania Avenue by the Art Museum.

05/13/2014

Ray Sheehan, one of the organizers of the World's Largest Bar Crawl in Philadelphia. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia Looks To Make History With World’s Largest Bar Crawl

The largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World’s Largest Bar Crawl.

04/20/2014

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Suspect Arrested In Connection With Murder Of Teen In Fairmount

Twenty-three-year-old Sergio Santiago was reportedly taken into police custody on Wednesday, April 2 – just three days after the body of 17-year-old Antonio Flores was found inside an apartment on the 1600 block of Wallace Street.

04/02/2014

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Police ID Suspect In Shooting Death Of Fairmount Teen

Police say they are looking for a man in connection with the shooting death of a Philadelphia teen.

03/31/2014

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Plan For Gated, Leash-Optional Dog Park Divides Spring Garden Community

A community organization in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia wants to acquire a vacant lot and turn it into a private dog park.

03/26/2014

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Millennials Coming To Philadelphia, But Not Staying For Long

There’s good and bad news about ‘Millennials’ in Philadelphia. They’re moving here and they like the town, but they apparently don’t want to stay.

01/26/2014

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Brotherly Love: Fashion at Home at Project HOME

Helping the homeless one sale at a time. That’s the mission of a thrift boutique in the trendy neighborhood of Fairmount.

01/14/2014

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Dozens Opt To Celebrate Christmas With The Homeless

Project HOME offers the homeless a Catholic mass, right at the main shelter in Fairmount, drawing people from all walks of life.

12/25/2013

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Frankford Water Main Break Impacts Neighborhoods, Businesses Across Philadelphia

The water main break Monday morning in Frankford had far reaching effects across Philadelphia.

12/23/2013

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What’s Cooking On 1060: Thanksgivukkah and Other Foodie News

It’s a rare confluence of the Jewish and American calendars. Plus, food-related holiday gift ideas and dining suggestions!

11/21/2013

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Philadelphia Makes List Of Top Cities For Trick-or-Treating, Again

Within Philly city limits, Mount Airy was rated the top neighborhood to trick-or-treat in.

10/17/2013

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Refurbished Playground Puts New Sparkle on a Fairmount Enclave

City Council president Darrell Clarke says the $275,000 restoration project was completed in about a month.

09/25/2013

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Historic Prison Site in Fairmount Now Available For Weddings

“It’s seems a little bit strange, but people really like this building,” says Brett Bertolino, director of operations at Eastern State Penitentiary.

09/06/2013

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What’s Cooking On 1060: Center City Restaurants, Vetri Pizza, and… Honey!

Pizzeria Vetri opens this coming month in Fairmount, the Philadelphia Honey Festival is September 6-8th, and Restaurant Week hits center city starting September 15th.

08/29/2013

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