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Ink Lovers Gather At Tattoo Artists Convention In Philadelphia

Organizer Troy Timple says more than 20,000 ink lovers are expected to attend the conference, which boasts hundreds of artists from as far away as LA and England to as close as Eddie’s on South Street.

02/09/2013

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Customer Shot Twice Trying To Stop Robbery Of South Philly Store

Investigators say a customer who intervened during the attempted robbery of Philadelphia store Monday was shot twice.

01/21/2013

Philadelphia Restaurant Raising Money For MANNA With Monthlong Cocktail Special

Rex 1516’s Chef Regis Jansen has stepped down due to his fight with a deadly illness. Now, the restaurant is stepping up with a new cocktail to raise money for the organization that helps him.

12/18/2012

(Michael Harris, executive director of the South Street Headhouse District.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Ready For The Holidays?

This week, “What’s Cooking” gets you ready for the holidays with an upscale wine and spirits store on South Street, holiday shopping hints, and an elegant holiday tea at an elegant center city locale.

11/29/2012

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Another Philadelphia Police Officer In The Hot Seat After An Internet Video Goes Viral

City officials say the Philadelphia police officer caught on video using his baton to help make an arrest at a South Street block party last month has been sued in federal court 13 times.

10/16/2012

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Video: Man Who Slapped Philadelphia Officer Is Struck With Baton

Less than three weeks after a video of a Philadelphia police officer punching a woman went viral on the internet, another video of police force in Philadelphia has surfaced.

10/15/2012

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Block Party Beerfest Takes Over South Street

South Street between Broad and 18th Streets in Center City was blocked off Saturday afternoon for the 5th annual Bloktoberfest.

10/13/2012

Michael Harris, Executive Director of South Street Headhouse District. (credit: John McDevitt)

South Street Businesses Want To Revitalize And Redefine The Neighborhood

Aggressive business and development efforts are underway to turn the once hippest street in town into a popular destination again.

10/04/2012

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Extensive Road Work Begins In Center City

Drivers, be warned. Center City will be even more clogged than usual, especially after 7 p.m. for the next six weeks, as crews scrape and then pave seven miles of streets in the heart of town.

08/20/2012

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New Curiosity Shop Raises Eyebrows

There are old porcelain dolls, taxidermy bears and boars and specimens in jars and jewelry made out of insects and animal bones for sale.

07/28/2012

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Positively Philadelphia: New Artisan Pie Shop Set To Open

Cupcakes have become quite a big thing in the Philadelphia area, and now pies are about to follow. Magpie is an artisan pie shop that opens in August at 1622 South Street.

07/22/2012

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New Multi-Media Exhibit At South Street Museum Tells Stories Of Local Refugees

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is hosting a new exhibit that tells the stories of some of the refugees who have fled from their country and are re-settling in the city.

07/21/2012

(Vintage photo of Levis' Hot Dogs, on Sixth Street near South.)

Historic Levis’ Sign Being Relit For National Hot Dog Month

“It was a place that was open all night — people hung out there,” notes South Street historian Joel Spivak, who says that Levis’ hot dogs and cherry sodas were legendary.

07/18/2012

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Police Search For South Philadelphia Burglary Suspects

On June 27th at about 3:15 a.m., two unknown males attempted to get into the Bicycle Therapy Bike Shop located at 2211 South Street.

07/18/2012

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Fire Guts a South Street Pizza Joint

Fire was reported about 10:30am at Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, at 3rd and South Streets. Dozens of firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the first floor of the building.

06/27/2012

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