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(Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, left, and Rebecca Swanson, of L&I, at a meeting of Council's "Streets and Services" Committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. L&I Pushes Back Against Councilwoman’s Plan For Street Vending

The city’s Department of Licenses & Inspections says street vendor spots are assigned by a neutral lottery, not by a neighborhood group, and L&I would have no way to control what could be subsequent chaos.

10/06/2014

Author Gus Spector holding his new book that takes a different look into Philadelphia's past. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

New Book Delivers A Look Into Philadelphia’s Past

You can take a stroll through Philadelphia of decades past in a new book that sprung mostly from its author’s collection of old postcards.

05/25/2014

Andy Maunder, President and tour guide for Awfully Nice Tours poses next to private tour van. (Credit: Dan Majka)

Hear Philly: An Awfully Nice Way To Experience Philadelphia

Whether it’s a private driving tour, a walking tour or a day on a Segway, Awfully Nice Tours allows you to experience the finest Philadelphia has to offer, from the city’s great history to it’s food and culture.

04/23/2014

(Customers are jammed inside Di Bruno Bros., in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

At Italian Market In South Philly, Christmas Food Rush in High Gear

The lines were long outside the famous cheese, pasta, sausage, meat, fish, bread, and pastry shops, where many were picking up the perfect antipasto.

12/24/2013

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Top Fish Markets In Philadelphia

Ideally, you should include fish in your diet two to three times a week. Here are some of the top fish markets in Philadelphia.

11/30/2013

Change is coming to South Philadelphia's Italian Market. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Merchants Taking Over South Philly’s Italian Market

Change is coming to South Philadelphia’s iconic 9th Street Italian Market, now to be managed by the market’s merchants.

11/27/2013

(credit: Oren Liebermann)

Top Butcher Shops In Philadelphia

The butcher shop experience gives you the opportunity to get exactly what you want from your butcher and offers suggestions if you want try something different. Check out our top five butcher shops in Philadelphia.

11/23/2013

(Credit: John McDevitt)

New Fix To Old Law Could Help Fill Empty Curbside Stands At Italian Market

City Council is making it easier for merchants at the Italian Market to fill up curbside stands that are now vacant.

10/30/2013

(Harry Crimi on the left. Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Local Residents React To Exporting Of Horse Meat

On Friday, The USDA gave a slaughter house in New Mexico permission to begin exporting horse meat, but it’s still illegal to sell as food in the US.

06/29/2013

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Italian Market Festival Draws Large Crowds To South Philadelphia

A two day festival kicked off Saturday at South Philly’s Italian Market.

05/18/2013

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Top Spots For Spaghetti In Philadelphia

Take part in National Spaghetti Day by patronizing one of these authentic Italian eateries right here in Philadelphia.

01/02/2013

(Stone crab claws were one of about 300 seafood offerings at Anastasi Seafood in South Philadelphia.  File photo provided)

In South Philadelphia’s Italian Market, Shoppers Readying For ‘Feast of 7 Fishes’

For Italians, Christmas Eve means the Feast of the Seven Fishes.

12/24/2012

Goose Farmers Prepare For Christmas Season

Looking To Add A Little Dickens To Your Christmas With A Goose?

Harry Crimi with Capuccio’s Meats in the Italian Market says the Christmas goose tradition goes way back.

12/22/2012

Hackett Slashing Victim

UPDATE: Reward For Information On Philadelphia Slasher Expected To Increase

The victim and her family will speak to the media at a press conference on Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m.

11/20/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Thousands Of Volunteers Participate In Philly Spring Cleanup

Over 350 groups participated in the city’s fifth annual Philly Spring Cleanup.

04/14/2012

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