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Hundreds Strip Down To Their Underwear In Fairmount For Charity Run

Philadelphia is one of several cities in the country that held Cupid’s Undie Run Saturday benefiting a children’s charity.

02/09/2013

Wings at McCrossen's. (credit: Suzanne Woods)

Fairmount Tavern Blends Seasonal Favorites With Flair

This sleepy little tavern — hidden from the crowds thronging to the Barnes Museum or shopping at Whole Foods — is the latest creation by Chef Townsend Wentz and globe-trotting sommelier/GM Lauren Harris.

11/09/2012

Car damaged in Fairmount on October 11, 2012 (credit: Jennifer Bernstein)

Out-Of-Control Car Leaves Trail Of Destruction In Fairmount

Residents on Poplar Street were startled shortly before midnight when a car lost control on and crashed into more than a dozen cars.

10/11/2012

Superintendent Dr. William Hite (center in suit) stands beside Tom Quinn and  Yvette Duperon. (credit: John McDevitt)

Elementary School In Fairmount Selected For Walnut Street Theater Outreach Program

It’s a 5 year commitment where actors and instructors from the theater will hold workshops and performances for the kids in grades K-8.

10/03/2012

(US Sen. Bob Casey, at Maternity Care Coaliton offices in Fairmount, speaking about his proposed legislation, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Sen. Casey Pushes For Better Legal Protections For Pregnant Workers

US Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) is previewing legislation that he says would improve laws protecting pregnant women in the workplace from discrimination.

09/14/2012

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Police Officer Accidentally Shot By Partner Out Of Hospital

A police officer hit by gunfire in north Philadelphia during a confrontation in which a suspect was critically injured is out of the hospital.

09/12/2012

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Firefighter Injured Battling Fairmount House Fire

A Philadelphia firefighter was injured while battling a house fire early Monday morning.

08/06/2012

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Top Summertime Bars In Philadelphia

These bars have summertime offerings that will make you think twice about heading to the shore for the weekend.

06/14/2012

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Top Ethiopian Cuisine In Philadelphia

Ethiopian restaurants seem to have one overarching attitude that is exuded throughout multiple locations: friendliness. So bring a crowd, order some delicious dishes to share and enjoy this unique experience.

05/09/2012

(Kelly Otterson, Eastern State's tour program manager, stands under the lamp of an operating room at the former prison.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Two More Sections of Eastern State Penitentiary Being Opened To Public View

An exercise yard for Death Row inmates, and the prison’s hospital section, are being opened to the public for the first time as restoration work proceeds.

03/28/2012

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1 Killed In Double Shooting In Fairmount

Philadelphia police are investigating an early morning shooting that killed one person and left another injured.

02/27/2012

(Henry Moore, with microphone, and Dr. Eugene Richardson, take questions from Philadelphia Freedom Schools students. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia School Marks Black History Month With Tuskegee Airmen Q&A

It was a live Black History Month lesson for a group of Philadelphia high school students. The instructors on this night were two men who broke barriers in the 1940s.

02/15/2012

(Brian Sirhal of El Calaca Feliz.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: New Restaurants, Healthy Restaurants

“I’m Brian Sirhal of La Calaca Feliz in Fairmount and here’s What’s Cooking on 1060!”

01/13/2012

Whether It’s A Vinegar Cocktail Or A Hot Toddy, London Grill Has It All

Looking to warm up on a cold night, or make your taste buds tingle? Then London Grill in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia is the perfect choice.

01/01/2012

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Brotherly Love: Teens Reach Out To Teens

A group of teenagers from the suburbs reach out to kids their age who live under much different circumstances. Jasmin Johnson, 16, started the program after she learned about teens in crisis.

12/13/2011

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