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Congregation Adath Jeshurun opened the cemetery in 1861, about six miles from the original building on 3rd Street near Brown. The site hosts generations of Jewish families.

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Police responding to a call that someone had a gun found the man lying on Staub Street near 16th about 1:30 a.m. He had been shot in the chest and neck.

None of the stones were damaged at the Adath Jeshurun Cemetery on Bridge Street near Walker, police said.

The El was shut down about 4 p.m. between the 15th Street and Spring Garden stops while police investigated an unattended package at the 5th Street station, SEPTA spokesman Manny Smith said.

Meanwhile, on 15th Street near Market, a Megabus collided with a Route 17 SEPTA bus about 4:20 p.m., SEPTA spokeswoman Heather Redfern said.

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    Man shot in Nicetown An unidentified man was shot and killed in Nicetown yesterday morning, police said. Police responding to a call that someone had a gun found the man lying on Staub Street near 16th about 1:30 a.m. He had been shot in the chest and neck.

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17 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

...Dog admirers are welcome, too! Saturday, August 1, noon-5pm, $20-35, The Trestle Inn, 339 North 11th Street...

...Genius, Wolf Alice, Saint Motel and Commonwealth Choir. Sunday, August 2, 1pm, free, Festival Pier, 601 North Columbus Boulevard...

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...held bond between their families. Wednesday, July 29-Sunday, August 2, 7pm, free, Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue. —Caralyn Dienstman

...good one, and a funny one. Friday, July 31, 6pm, $29-69, The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue...

...guests can glide along with them. Sunday, August 2, 9:30am, free, Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 South Columbus Boulevard...

Local musician Joshua Thomas celebrates the work of Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell by performing two of her masterpiece albums: Blue, and Hejira, in entirety. Saturday, August 1, 8pm-11pm, $15, First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, 123 South 17th Street.

...and a pie-baking contest. Sunday, August 1, 11am-5pm, $0-45, Glen Foerd Mansion, 5001 Grant Avenue...

...Admission is free! Sunday, August 2, 2-8pm, free, Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 201 South Columbus Boulevard...

...public concert in the Center’s Perelman Theatre. Friday, July 31, 11am, free, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street...

...new works and young emerging artists. Through mid-August, various times and prices, Prince Theatre, 1412 Chestnut Street

    17 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend
    Sure-bet picks for the weekend, including the 2nd Street Festival, a pop-up ice skating rink at the Oval and a Roaring Twenties party on the Delaware.

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August First Friday

1105 Frankford Ave

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...Corporation, we’ve created a garden installation in a vacant lot at the corner of Frankford and E Susquehanna Avenue in Fishtown. The installation uses only materials sourced from a building recycling center and creates...

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    Black Vulture Gallery 208 E Girard Ave A beautiful nightmare. Art work by Zack Dunn Live music by crack house beverages 6pm-12am Johnny Brenda's 1201 Frankford A ve Happy Hour from 4-6 and half-price raw bar featuring local beer and oysters Frankford Hall Beer Garden 1210 Frankford Ave Enjoy a beer and delicious food in an open-air German style beer garden.

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Torso Found After Limbs Discovered

On Wednesday, police obtained information that Roberson might have spent time at the now-vacant Salvation Army building at 301 George Street, which led to a search there as well as at another building, 274 Crown Street, which shares the same parking lot.

    Torso Found in Vacant Building After Severed Arms, Legs Discovered
    Police have found a torso in a vacant building almost two weeks after finding two dismembered legs and two arms in New Haven, Connecticut. The torso was discovered in a vacant building that was a former Salvation Army thrift store on Crown Street while state police cadaver dogs scoured the area.

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Radioactivity’s silent lucidity

$10-$12 // Radioactivity plays Fri., July 31, 8 p.m., with Flesh World and Sheer Mag, PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St., 267-519-9651, philamoca.org.

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    A review of the Texas band's new record.

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Shop local: The Jasmin handlet at Ritual Ritual

Where to get it: Ritual Ritual, 819 N. 2nd St. 267.606.6082. ritualritual.com.

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    We are so feeling this whole body jewelry trend that's dominated the season, from long, tight-coiled chain loops that stretch from necklines to hiplines all the way up to these fantastic handlet creations by Sticks Stones Style visionary (and Drexel grad) Lindsay Fiegleman.

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Distilling is making a spirited comeback in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Distilling is moving into a 15,000-square-foot space at 1000 Frankford Ave. at the end of 2015. It's a giant former factory complex that will be...

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• Philadelphia Distilling is lo­cated at 12285 McNulty Road and occasionally runs tours of their facilities. Check philadelphiadistilling.com for info.

• Liberty Gin is available to sample at W.P. Palmer Distilling Co. on Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m. at 376 Shurs Lane. Info at palmerdistilling.com.

• For some Jersey spirits, Cooper River Distillers in Camden offers a line of rum, whiskey and rye that is available to taste during happy hours on Fridays from 4 to 8 p.m. at 34 N. Fourth St. More info at cooperriverdistillers.com.

Fourth and Cross brings locally sourced fare and neighborhood vibes to Pennsport

    Distilling is making a spirited comeback in Pennsylvania
    From Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, the Keystone State is living up to its history as a high-quality booze...


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