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(Bubba Kolbasowski, partner and pitmaster of Bubba's Texas BBQ.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: BBQ, Veggie Steak Sandwiches, and Edible Bugs

A new barbecue joint in Fishtown, a veggie-vs.-meat steak sandwich cook-off, and an event delving into the Academy of Natural Science’s 18 million specimens are all on Hadas’ menu this week.

10/25/2012

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Driver Injured After Slamming Into SEPTA Trolley

A female driver was hospitalized after the SUV she was driving slammed into a trolley in Philadelphia early Monday morning.

09/17/2012

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11-Year-Old Girl Assaulted In West Philadelphia

Police in West Philadelphia are investigating the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl Saturday.

08/26/2012

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Officer Fatally Shoots Driver After Being Dragged By Car In West Philadelphia

A police-involved shooting in Philadelphia left a suspect dead late Thursday evening.

08/24/2012

(The renovation of the Spring Garden station of the Broad Street Subway includes brightly painted floor designs.  Photo provided)

Broad Street Subway’s Spring Garden and Girard Station Upgrades Unveiled

In addition to new decor, riders are seeing new stairs, new turnstiles, enhanced lighting and, for the first time, elevators.

06/25/2012

(The main entrance to the Philadelphia Zoo, at 34th Street and Girard Avenue.  File photo)

City Council Expected To Give Final Approval For Parking Garage At Philadelphia Zoo

City Council this coming week is expected to give final approval to plans of the Philadelphia Zoo to construct a sorely-needed parking garage.

06/17/2012

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Man Killed In Freak Accident Involving SEPTA Bus

A man died after a freak accident involving a SEPTA bus Friday morning.

04/20/2012

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One Injured In Parkside Car Accident

One person was injured in a car accident overnight in Philadelphia.

04/14/2012

(The main entrance to the Philadelphia Zoo, at 34th Street and Girard Avenue.  File photo)

Lions And Tigers And… Traffic? Oh My!

It’s as much a sign of spring as April showers and May flowers. It’s zoo traffic, and this time of year, it causes quite a headache across the entire city.

04/06/2012

(The main entrance to the Philadelphia Zoo, at 34th Street and Girard Avenue.  File photo)

Philadelphia Zoo To Construct Visitor Parking Garage at 35th and Girard

The zoo brings in 1.2 million visitors every year, and that’s a lot of cars to park.

02/27/2012

(Larry Thomas, who played the "Soup Nazi" on Seinfeld, autographs a soup container today at a Northern Liberties soup bar.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Seinfeld’s ”Soup Nazi” Visits A Philadelphia Soup Bar

Larry Thomas, the actor who popularized the “Soup Nazi” character on the Seinfeld TV show, is a friend of the owner.

11/18/2011

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Car On I-95 In Port Richmond

A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car on Interstate 95 late Monday evening.

10/25/2011

SEPTA Fire

Errant Stroller To Blame For Subway Fire In North Philadelphia

A subway fire breaks out in North Philadelphia causing quite a commotion. Many passengers onboard the Septa subway made a quick exit and scrambled to get above ground – fearing the worst

07/13/2011

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Arrest Warrant Issued In Deadly Shooting Of Northern Liberties Store Clerk

Philadelphia police have issued an arrest warrant for one of two suspects involved in the deadly shooting of an employee at a Northern Liberties convenience store early Thursday morning.

05/27/2011

Sunoco Shooting

Man Shot, Robbed Outside West Philly Gas Station

A man was rushed to the hospital after being shot outside a gas station near the Philadelphia Zoo late Wednesday evening.

12/16/2010

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