13 hours ago

Want to help protect historic buildings? Come to Historic Preservation Task Force meeting in West Philadelphia

On Thursday, Jan. 18, residents are invited to learn more about the Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force, which was created by Mayor Jim Kenney in May 2017. The meeting will take place at the Enterprise Center (4548 Market St) beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

    Want to help protect historic buildings? Come to Historic Preservation Task Force meeting in West Philadelphia
    Over the past few years, we've lost a number of historic buildings in West Philadelphia, from churches to old Victorian homes and mansions to new construction.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

14 hours ago

Meet the Asian immigrants running some of Philly best French bakeries

Han’s first business was a grocery store at 54th and Race, which he left to open Paris Baguette. The European influence, he says, comes from his training in South Korea and his European coworkers in the hotel kitchen where he worked.

    Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries
    Maybe you did a double take when you saw that new storefront in Chinatown: Paris Baguette. But if you went inside, you'd realize that the shop, with its cashiers clad in Breton stripes and gray berets, is quite at home next to the Chinese grocers and hot-pot spots.
    http://www.philly.com

15 hours ago

Brothers, 12 and 15 years old, struck by pellets in West Philadelphia

It happened around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday night along the 6000 block of Ludlow Street.

    Brothers, 12 and 15 years old, struck by pellets
    Philadelphia police said two young brothers were struck by pellets while visiting the home of one of their girlfriends in West Philadelphia. It happened around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday night along the 6000 block of Ludlow Street. Investigators said a 12-year-old was struck once in the left side of the neck.
    http://6abc.com

17 hours ago

2 young brothers shot in West Philadelphia

It happened around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday night along the 6000 block of Ludlow Street.

    2 young brothers shot in West Philadelphia
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WEATHER ALERT Winter Weather Advisory LIVE VIDEO Mobile 6 on the move through wintry weather WATCH LIVE WEATHER ALERT Winter Weather Advisory LIVE VIDEO Mobile 6 on the move through wintry weather Philadelphia police said two young brothers were shot while visiting the home of one of their girlfriends in West Philadelphia.
    http://6abc.com

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Gunman Shoots Boy and Teen Brother in West Philadelphia

The 12-year-old boy and his 15-year-old brother were on the 6000 block of Ludlow Street at 7:44 p.m. when an unidentified gunman opened fire. The boy was shot once in the left side of the neck while hi solder brother was shot once in the right hand, once in the left arm and once in the chest.

    Gunman Shoots Boy and Teen Brother in West Philadelphia
    A gunman shot a boy and his teen brother in West Philadelphia Tuesday night.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

36 hours ago

Fork, High Street on Market, and a popular Starbucks temporarily closed by health dept.

315 N 52nd St.

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...Street Pizzeria, 1410 SOUTH ST.; The Black Taxi, 745 N 25TH ST.; Kingsessing Food Market, 1550 S 55TH ST...

    Fork, High Street on Market, and a popular Starbucks temporarily closed by health dept.
    Just two weeks into the New Year, there are a few familiar names on the list of 13 restaurants, markets and stores that were temporarily closed by Philadelphia Department of Public Health inspectors between Jan. 1 and Jan. 15.
    http://www.philly.com

39 hours ago

At West Lofts, residents report sub-par living conditions

...inspectors and a captain from the PFD Fire Code Unit conducted a thorough inspection of 4700 Walnut Street and did not find insufficient heat or violations of the construction or fire codes,” L...

    At West Lofts, residents report sub-par living conditions
    The problems started even before the tenants were handed the keys to their new apartments at West Lofts. "I was scheduled to move in early in July and not only was my unit not ready, but none of the units were ready for those scheduled to move in," said one resident in an online review.
    https://philly.curbed.com

40 hours ago

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    Commercial Robbery 6608 Frankford Ave DC 18 15 002179
    On January 9, 2018, at 10:08 am, an unknown white male entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 6608 Frankford Avenue and handed an employee, a 19 year-old female, a demand note demanding money from the cash register while motioning that he was armed with a handgun.
    https://www.youtube.com/

42 hours ago

Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries

Han’s first business was a grocery store at 54th and Race, which he left to open Paris Baguette. The European influence, he says, comes from his training in Korea and his European coworkers in the hotel kitchen where he worked.

    Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries
    Maybe you did a double take when you saw that new storefront in Chinatown: Paris Baguette. But if you went inside, you'd realize that the shop, with its cashiers clad in Breton stripes and gray berets, is actually quite at home next to the Chinese grocers and hot pot spots.
    http://www.philly.com

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