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Piazza At Schmidt’s

(Philadelphia's Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets in center city.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Source: Juror In Piazza Murder Case May Have Been Intimidated

Two more jurors have been dismissed from the panel hearing the “Piazza at Schmidt’s” double murder case.

11/22/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt’s apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Co-conspirator Implicates Colleague In 2009 ‘Piazza’ Double Murder

Katoya Jones, who has pleaded guilty to her role the June 2009 double murder, has testified against the man she knew as “Poo” — lead defendant Keith Epps.

11/15/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt’s apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Trial Opens For 3 Charged In Piazza-at-Schmidt’s Double Murder

Prosecutor Jennifer Selber told jurors that security video of the newly opened “Piazza Navona” apartment building in Northern Liberties showed all of the defendants in three stages: a bungled burglary, a dropped drug deal, and a robbery gone bad that turned into a double murder.

11/14/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt's apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Opening Statements Today In Piazza At Schmidts Double-Murder Trial

Back in 2009, the Piazza at Schmidts apartment complex had just opened in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, but the headlines that followed were about a double murder there.

11/14/2011

Jury Selection Resumes In Piazza At Schmidt’s Double Murder Case

The judge says he would like to seat a panel and begin opening statements on Monday.

11/09/2011

(Surveillance video caught suspects entering the Piazza At Schmidt's apartment building in Northern Liberties shortly before two people were murdered there.)

Two Plead Guilty In Piazza-at-Schmidt’s Double Murders

In an unusual move for unspecified security reasons, Philadelphia judge Jeffrey Minehart cleared his courtroom in the Criminal Justice Center before taking a guilty plea.

11/07/2011

Jury Selection Begins Today In Piazza Murders

Jury selection begins today in the trial of six men charged with a brazen double murder inside the Piazza at Schmidts apartments in Northern Liberties in June of 2009.

11/07/2011

(File photo.  Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Northern Liberties Supermarket To Open August 26th, With A Branding Change

For some longtime residents of Northern Liberties, the opening of the SuperFresh is welcome — but with reservations about the pricing.

08/05/2011

gigi and big r vendy

Judges Announce Winner Of 2011 Vendy Awards

The results are in and the judges announced Saturday night the winner of the 2011 Vendy Awards – Gigi and Big R’s Caribbean Soul Food.

07/09/2011

(File photo provided by Junior League of Philadelphia)

Rolling Out The Green Carpet In Northern Liberties

The Junior League of Philadelphia will hold an eco-friendly fashion fundraiser this Saturday.

03/31/2011

(Tommy Up in his Northern Liberties restaurant that goes by the initials "PYT."  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Local Restaurant Owner Gets National TV Burger Spotlight

Tommy Up, of PYT Restaurant, located in the Piazza in Northern Liberties, appears on the “Rachael Ray” show to compete in Rachael’s “burger bash.”

01/12/2011

crime_graphic

Woman Pleads Guilty In Double Murder In Northern Liberties

A woman, who played a small but crucial role in the brutal ambush murders of two people inside the upscale Piazza at Schmidts in Northern Liberties last year, has pleaded guilty.

11/25/2010

Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC

Farmers’ Markets

Year-Round Markets: The only farm market open on Mondays, the indoor Reading Terminal Market also happens to be a one-stop shop for everything from local produce and Amish pickles to cheeses, seafood and meals to […]

CBS Philly–09/22/2010

Everything Fashion During 10-Day Philadelphia Festival

The city has joined forces with folks in the fashion industry.

08/26/2010

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