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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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Another Worker at Popular South Philly Steak Shop Busted For Dealing Drugs

If you order your cheesesteak “with” at Jim’s on South Street, you’d better specify onions.

06/06/2012

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Top Hipster Hangout Spots In Philadelphia

These trendy havens in Philadelphia draw crowds in with drink specials and keep them for their eccentricity, providing underground music, cheap beer and grunge appeal to more than just hipsters. Flannel is optional–but highly recommended.

05/24/2012

Real Ale Enthusiasts Flock To The CAMRA Great British Beer Festival

Folks Head Out To South Street For March Of The Sombreros

March of the Sombreros takes place tonight on South Street. What is it?

05/05/2012

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Fun and Prizes On Tap For Philadelphia’s Easter Parade, This Sunday

As always, the public is invited to show off their Easter finery.

04/06/2012

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Mural Arts Program Unveils South Philadelphia Project to Honor ‘The Roots’

A big, blank wall at the corner of 6th and South Streets in South Philadelphia will soon be a giant mural to showcase one of Philadelphia’s most famous bands, The Roots.

02/15/2012

(KeVen Parker [left] and Bumi Ole, a member of Ms. Tootie's staff [right], with Shirley [center], who was surprised to get her grocery bill paid.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: A Local Entrepreneur Spreading The Love

KeVen Parker has begun a year-long campaign to do random acts of kindness throughout the area. First up was paying the grocery store bill for a woman named Shirley.

02/12/2012

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KeVen Parker

Entrepreneur KeVen Parker is most known for his soul food establishment “Ms. Tootsie’s,” is branching out with a lifestyle boutique and a hotel of lavish, extended-stay suites.

02/08/2012

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Philly’s Top Shopping Neighborhoods

From super-chains to local names, these six sections of Philly have everything on your shopping list covered.

02/02/2012

Mark Miklosovich of Busybee Homestore on South Street. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

South Street Home Store Hosting Bone Marrow Donor Drive

Mark Miklosovich of Busybee Homestore on South Street says he became aware of the need for bone marrow donors when his business partner got Leukemia. So, he decided to host a bone marrow drive here at the store.

01/28/2012

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Top Jukebox Bars In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has a multitude of fabulous and funky dive bars equipped with great music. From classic rock to home-grown local bands, the jukeboxes are stocked with divine and diverse music. Next time you are planning […]

01/05/2012

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One Person Hurt In Thanksgiving Day Shooting In South Philadelphia

A shooting at 5th and South Streets on Thanksgiving Day left one person injured.

11/24/2011

("Roots" members Tariq Trotter and Kamal Gray at today's Mural Arts announcement.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Hip-Hoppers ‘The Roots’ To Get A South St. Mural

Philadelphia’s favorite band is hooking up with Philadelphia’s premier public arts program.

11/07/2011

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Extreme Window Shopping in Philadelphia

Philadelphia abounds with shopping for free. Check out these spots around town to window shop.

11/07/2011

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Council Gives Pre-Approval To Developer’s Building Plan At Broad And South

A city council committee has signed off on plans for a new apartment building at Broad and South Streets in Center City, but not before some residents on neighboring streets voiced their concerns.

11/02/2011

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