Like a magician snapping his fingers or waving a wand, magic stores throughout Philadelphia have disappeared. Located at 617 East Passyunk Avenue, South Street Magic is the city’s only full-time magic shop and theatre.
“We have over 140 show cars, lining five blocks of East Passyunk Avenue,” notes Renee Gilinger, executive director of the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District.
A 19-year-old is at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after police say he was shot at least nine times in South Philadelphia.
Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger says it’s a busy stretch that carries about 34,000 cars a day.
Neville Williams says, if he hadn’t gone back for seconds, he may have been sitting in his SUV when that car slammed into it. So, as he puts it, a cheesesteak saved his life.
This week, Hadas reports on a new alternative to ice cream on South Street, a Montco restaurant observing “Day of the Dead” all month long, and an easier way to park your car while dining along East Passyunk Avenue.
While Vice President Joe Biden is preparing for Thursday’s debate against his Republican foe Paul Ryan, the second lady is stumping for the Obama-Biden campaign with a seven city tour of Pennsylvania.
A classic French BYOB, an Irish pub celebrating Oktoberfest in September, and a feast to benefit Philadelphia Live Arts/Philly Fringe are on the spotlight this week.
A new “pop-up” restaurant is based on an exhibit at the Art Museum; a chef has designed a menu based on a best-selling book; and a South Philadelphia restaurateur opens a second version in Old City.
KYW’s Hadas Kuznits discovers the special burgers a Chestnut Hill restaurant will be offering during May, previews East Passyunk Avenue’s “Flavors” festival, and interviews a wine expert about his April 30th food-and-wine event.
As always, the public is invited to show off their Easter finery.
A suspected drunk driver was taken into custody after crashing into two cars, including a Philadelphia police cruiser.