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The mystery of Little Ty, solved

John Buchanan, a retired detective from the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, recognized that Little Ty's use of "1-2 Poplar" was gang lingo for 12th and Poplar. Buchanan's search of the area turned up nothing on Little Ty.

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"Little Ty from 1-2 Poplar St. TenderLions, North Philly, slept here on his way to the war," he wrote, marking the date as Aug. 12, 1967. "Will be back Aug. 1968. See you at the Blue Sal!"

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What happens to the building when a charter goes under?

The Wakisha Foundation paid $1.9 million for a property at 900 W. Jefferson St. that had housed a commercial laundry. It spent $7.2 million on renovation and construction.

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Jerry Byrd, 67, former Inquirer staffer

Services were tentatively set for Saturday at Child's Memorial Baptist Church, 953 N. 10th St. in North Philadelphia.

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The 2014 Libertas!

New media gallery, CruxSpace opens at 7th and Master with monthly shows. Congratulations Andrew Cameron Zahn!

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Taller Puertorriqueno turns 40! The Art Center in the Barrio is going strong and right now has a capital campaign for its new building, El Corazon Cultural Center, at the corner of 5th and Huntingdon.

27 hours ago

You have 2 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

28 hours ago

Property’s Best Houses of 2014

Callowhill - 1234 Hamilton, #304, Philadelphia, PA, 19123

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32 hours ago

The mystery of Little Ty, solved

John Buchanan, a retired detective from the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, recognized that Little Ty's use of "1-2 Poplar" was gang lingo for 12th and Poplar. Buchanan's search of the area turned up nothing on Little Ty.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

"Little Ty from 1-2 Poplar St. TenderLions, North Philly, slept here on his way to the war," he wrote, marking the date as Aug. 12, 1967. "Will be back Aug. 1968. See you at the Blue Sal!"

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