11 hours ago

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Roaches Took a Giant Step Toward World Domination

...particular intersection remains a mystery,” NBC 10 reported. Well, duh. It was the intersection of Salmon and Plum streets, yo! Clearly, the cockroaches have learned to read. Might as well name a street...

    Best Thing This Week: Roaches Took a Giant Step Toward World Domination
    Oh yeah, life goes on ... long after the human race is gone ... This end-times article lists five very good reasons why cockroaches are going to outlast humankind here on Earth. (They adapt really quickly; they'd survive thermonuclear war; they can live even without their heads ...
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47 hours ago

Hear Some of Philly’s Top Restaurateurs and Urban Farmers Talk Food Justice

The event takes place on July 25th at WHYY Studios at 150 North Sixth Street, with discussions starting at 4 p.m. and drinks and food beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $55 per person, and you can get yours here.

    Hear Some of Philly's Top Restaurateurs and Urban Farmers Talk Food Justice
    They're coming together for discussion, food, and drinks on July 25th. Urban farmers and activists and restaurant leaders like Steve Cook and South Philly Barbacoa's Ben Miller are coming together next week to address pressing social issues around food in Philadelphia.
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2 days ago

Walk It Off: 12 Nature-Filled Spots to Go for a Long Walk Around Philly

Where to Access: 86th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard, Southwest Philly

Where to Access: The Welcome Center, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, West Philly

    Walk It Off: 12 Nature-Filled Spots to Go for a Long Walk Around Philly
    Is there anything better than a nice long walk in nature? The answer is no - and recent research reported on by the New York Times hammers this home. As the New York Times reports, people may be best able to reap the mood-boosting benefits of walks if they take place outside in nature.
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2 days ago

Fishtown Brewpub Opens Next Weekend

The brewery, which will brew its own beer in addition to serving food and drink, is located at 1101 Frankford Avenue at Wildey Street, just south of Girard Avenue.

    Fishtown Brewpub Opens Next Weekend
    The brewery, restaurant, and bar will begin service on July 29th. Fishtown is about to get another craft brewery-slash-gastropub: Fishtown Brewpub will open for business on Saturday, July 29th. Fishtown Brewpub announced on their Facebook page last night that their doors will officially open on July 29th at noon.
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2 days ago

Portions of Girard and Ridge Avenues to Close for Construction

SEPTA will close portions of Girard and Ridge avenues next week for construction.

Starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday, July 27th, Girard Avenue will close between 17th Street and 20th Street. Eastbound drivers will be detoured over Poplar Street and Broad Street. Westbound drivers will be detoured over 13th Street, Master Street, Ridge Avenue and College Avenue.

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Starting at 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 27th, Ridge Avenue will close between Thompson Street and Poplar Street. Northbound drivers will be detoured over 16th Street and Master Street. Southbound drivers will be detoured over Thompson Street and 17th Street.

Starting at 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 27th, Ridge Avenue will close between Thompson Street and Poplar Street. Northbound drivers will be detoured over 16th Street and Master Street. Southbound drivers will be detoured over Thompson Street and 17th Street.

    Portions of Girard and Ridge Avenues to Close for Construction
    Next week through August 5th, SEPTA will block the roads for trolley track replacement. SEPTA will close portions of Girard and Ridge avenues next week for construction. The closures are part of a trolley track replacement project. Here are the work schedules for each street, per the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: Girard Avenue Starting at 7 a.m.
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2 days ago

AG Jeff Sessions Will Speak in Philly Friday Morning

Sessions is scheduled to address law enforcement agencies at 11 a.m. at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, near Sixth and Chestnut streets. 

    AG Jeff Sessions Will Speak in Philly Friday Morning
    He'll talk about sanctuary cities and violent crime. A protest is planned. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak about sanctuary cities and violent crime in Philly Friday morning. Sessions is scheduled to address law enforcement agencies at 11 a.m. at the U.S. Attorney's Office, near Sixth and Chestnut streets.
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2 days ago

What $500K Will Buy You in Bella Vista

921 S. 8th St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19147 | TREND image via Space & Company Real Estate Collection

825 Washington Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19147 | TREND image via Vihi Realty Co.

    What $500K Will Buy You in Bella Vista
    Want to score some great space at a reasonable price? You might find something steps from the Italian Market. You probably know that Bella Vista is home to the Italian Market. But were you aware that you have the opportunity to call the community home as well - and at a reasonable price?
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2 days ago

Joe Beddia Talks Yelp, Fishtown, and His Pizza Nazi Reputation

One good pizza I had in Philly recently was at… Rione’s at 21st and Chestnut. It’s Roman style. To me, it’s perfect. Very light and airy. The pizza sits out on trays and you can get them to reheat it, but I would recommend eating it at room temperature. I don’t need hot pizza.

    Joe Beddia Talks Yelp, Fishtown, and His Pizza Nazi Reputation
    Behind the Line is Foobooz's weekly interview series with the people who make up Philadelphia's dynamic bar and restaurant scene. Click the links to read the previous Behind the Line interviews with and Michael Solomonov or click here for the full archive.
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2 days ago

LGBTQ Event of the Week: Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn

...event kicks off at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 22nd, at Philadelphia Urban Creators, 2315 North 11th Street. Tickets

P.O.C Philly: Qtpocs Taking BACK Our Community: 7 p.m. at William Way LGBT Center, 1315 Spruce Street.

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Sex with Timaree Live at the Philly Podcast Fest!: 9 p.m. at Ruba Club, 416 Green Street.

The Rocky Horror Drag Queen Show: 9 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia, 1113 Market Street.

Homegirl – The All Female Artists Night: 10 p.m. at Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 North Front Street.

    LGBTQ Event of the Week
    Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance. For hosting a celebration that unites diverse LGBTQ women, this week's LGBTQ event of the week is Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn. Her Philly MOVES returns with their once-a-month summer day party appreciating LGBTQ women of color during the 4th Annual HoodStock Festival, a community music showcase.
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2 days ago

A New Window on Window Treatments

Allure Window Treatments’ Hunter Douglas Design Gallery is located at 137 N. 3rd St. in Old City.

    A New Window on Window Treatments
    Allure Window Treatments' new showroom in Old City looks like a modern art gallery. The only difference is that the art hangs in your window. If your idea of what you can do with your windows is still limited to blinds, shades and drapes, you're missing out on a world of possibilities.
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3 days ago

Latin-American Seafood Spot Pala’a Opens in Ardmore

Pala’a, a Latin-American spot specializing in seafood, is now open in Ardmore at 18 West Lancaster Avenue.

    Latin-American Seafood Spot Pala'a Opens in Ardmore
    The BYO brings Venezuelan cuisine to Lancaster Avenue. Pala'a, a Latin-American spot specializing in seafood, is now open in Ardmore at 18 West Lancaster Avenue. The BYO specializes in ceviche, tartare, and chupe (chowder) as well as Venezuelan specialties like patacones (fried plantain sandwiches) and arepas (grilled corn cakes stuffed with meat or fish).
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3 days ago

Police: 65-Year-Old Woman Stole Cab, Picked Up Customers

...allegedly asked the driver to pull over at a gas station at the intersection of Broad Street and Hunting Park Avenue in Nicetown-Tioga, where the driver exited the vehicle to help her walk to the...

    Police: 65-Year-Old Woman Stole Cab, Picked Up Customers
    The woman allegedly asked a real cab driver to bring her to SugarHouse Casino before she took his vehicle. A 65-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly stealing a taxicab and picking up customers early Thursday morning in Philly. Police say a real cab driver picked up the woman around midnight in Germantown.
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3 days ago

Teen Loses Leg After Attempting to Jump on Freight Train

Officer Troy Brown tells Philly Mag that the unidentified victim severed his right leg after missing an attempted jump onto a CSX freight train traveling along Conrail tracks near the 3600 block of Castor Avenue around 5 p.m. yesterday.

    Teen Loses Leg After Attempting to Jump on Freight Train
    Police say the incident went down on Conrail tracks that run through Juniata. Philadelphia police say a 13-year-old boy is fighting for his life at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children following an accident that occurred on rail tracks running through the city's Juniata section on Wednesday evening.
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3 days ago

Police: Officers Shot Armed Suspect in Kensington

The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on the 400 block of East Somerset Street, where police responded to a report of shooting.

    Police: Officers Shot Armed Suspect in Kensington
    Investigators reportedly believe the man had shot a woman, whom police found wounded in a nearby home. Philadelphia police opened fire on a shooting suspect in Kensington Wednesday evening. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on the 400 block of East Somerset Street, where police responded to a report of shooting.
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