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Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness

Try Mr. Joe’s Café (1514 S. Eighth St.) for that throwback Italian luncheonette feeling, with the sweet bonus of a cannoli from Termini’s Bakery across the street.

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133 S. 18th St., 3-6 p.m. weekdays.

...has gone the pun route to name its simple but elegant BYOB Ngon Ngon at 615 S. Third St. in Queen Village. Pun? Ngon means “tasty.” Menu hits the basics (pho, salads, vermicelli bowls...

...an “upcake.” Dixie Picnic started in Malvern (215 Lancaster) and last year branched out to 1306 Chestnut St.

Cafe at 459 W. Butler Ave. features a huge variety of egg rolls, starting at breakfast, plus espresso.

Jake’s Sandwich Board’s last day at 122 S. 12th St. is Wednesday, June 20 as the changeover to Hatch & Coop – a chicken-and-egg specialist – is pegged to launch Monday, June 25.

Underground pub at 727 Walnut St. is closed, pending a rebranding as a restaurant called Sedition.

...s John’s Roast Pork, 14 E. Snyder Ave.), hoagies (Pastificio Deli is my pick, 1528 Packer Ave.), and classic Italian red gravy cuisine...

...while there are lots of upscale restaurants there, the fantastic British meat pies at Stargazy (1838 E. Passyunk Ave.) are one of the city’s best values. I also love the authentic Malaysian flavors...

...love the authentic Malaysian flavors of skewered meats grilled over coconut charcoal at Saté Kampar (1837 E. Passyunk Ave.) Bop across to the west side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian...

...side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian flavors at Indonesian standby Hardena (1754 S. Hicks St....

...you’ll also want to know. The Fishtown branch of Asian fusion-minded Cheu Noodles (1416 Frankford Ave.) is one of the most creative quality meals you can get for $15 or less...

Just up the street, check out beautiful Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the Lebanese café and restaurant I’m reviewing this weekend. The lunch menu, in particular...

Center City has good values, too. Kanella Grill (1001 Spruce St.) consistently serves one of the best flavor-to-dollar quotients around, with Cypriot cooking that...

Dizengoff (1625 Sansom St.) will open your world to the possibility that hummus can be an exciting meal for $11 or less. As the sibling of Zahav, it’s also an affordable way to taste one of our top chefs in Michael Solomonov.

...of getting to know Philly, though, my pick from her list is the Oyster House (1516 Sansom St.), where the buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours will introduce you to the last of...

    Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness
    The chef who helped create the Manayunk dining scene a quarter-century ago is back in business, and he's moved to Center City. Also this week: word of tasty Vietnamese cooking in Queen Village, a solid Mexican cantina in Montco, and an easy-on-the-wallet lunch spot with locations in Center City and Malvern.
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3 hours ago

Do you have important phone numbers memorized...

Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here www.phila.gov/ready

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37 hours ago

June 2018 Newsletter: Building Updates, Board News, a Traveling Cocktail Party and More!

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    June 2018 Newsletter: Building Updates, Board News, a Traveling Cocktail Party and More!
    Dear friends, Exciting updates left and right around here! Please take a few minutes to read about: And so much more. Thanks as always for your support and your participation! In cooperation, The South Philly Food Co-op Board of Directors P.S. If you'd like to cook or donate food or drink to the Kitchen Crawl, please fill out !
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We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay coo...

We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay cool by visiting pools, libraries and spray grounds. Please check on your neighbors and call PCA Heatline 215-765-9040 if you are worried about them in the heat. #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover http://ow.ly/e4CN30kyn6u

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East Passyunk Community Recreation Center add...

Many THANKS to City Year and Akin Gump for hooking us up with some new cubbies and AWESOME benches!

    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
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2 days ago

Hello summer - temps in the 90s w/heat index ...

Hello summer - temps in the 90s w/heat index 100+ today. Stay cool - drink lots of water, limit time in the sun, seek out shade or AC at Philadelphia Free Library locations: http://ow.ly/j1W130kxSYf Most importantly check on your neighbors - help them open windows and position fans! #PHLHeat

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    The Free Library of Philadelphia welcomes 6 million visitors to our 54 neighborhood libraries and the Rosenbach each year.
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The food truck is at the park today! Come ove...

The food truck is at the park today! Come over and check it out!

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4 days ago

Summer is here and the pools start opening ne...

Summer is here and the pools start opening next week!

    2018 pool opening dates | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has 70+ indoor and outdoor pools opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
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4 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Feeling the Philly heat? Head to your neighborhood library this summer to cool down in a cool way! Locations and hours ⬇️ bit.ly/2tiu0tv

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5 days ago

6/16 -- Flea Market and Music & Art Event at CAPITOLO Park!

Flea Market with LIVE Music and Art in the Park!
Saturday, June 16th (9am to 3pm)
CAPITOLO Park, 9th & Federal Streets in South Philly

LIVE paint event with Anthony Torcasio, Seper, Priscilla Bell, Ben Howard, Sagamoor, Lawren Alice, with music by The Parlor, Doug Kaetz, Mark Nestman, Barrett Bohr, ShaneGreat, Ircasim, featuring New Sound Brass Band!

5 days ago

Officer Keith Balco was pleased to meet forme...

Officer Keith Balco was pleased to meet former PAL kid, Earl at the grand reopening of the Acme Market located at 10th and Reed in South Philadelphia. It's always fantastic to run into PAL alumni! ACME Markets

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    Officer Keith Balco was pleased to meet former PAL kid, Earl at the grand reopening of the Acme Market located at 10th and Reed in South Philadelphia. It's always fantastic to run into PAL alumni!...
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5 days ago

Thank you ACME Markets for your donation to ...

Thank you ACME Markets for your donation to the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia. PAL thanks you for your support of the South Philadelphia community and congratulates you on the grand reopening of the Acme Market located at 10th and Reed.

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    Thank you ACME Markets for your donation to the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia. PAL thanks you for your support of the South Philadelphia community and congratulates you on the grand...
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5 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Now hiring: Regional Integration Center Coordinator. The RIC plays a critical role in emergency preparedness, awareness, and response around the clock in Philadelphia. Learn more and apply ➡️ bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #PHLCityJobs #EmergencyManagement #Jobs

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5 days ago

The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!!

The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!!

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    The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!!
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The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!! ...

The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!! Special thanks to our sponsors the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District!

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    The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!!
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5 days ago

TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD CLOSED on Swanson stree...

TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD CLOSED on Swanson street between Ritner and Wolf.

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6 days ago

CommUNITY Alerts Of South Phila. shared 3rd P...

    3rd Police District Advisory Council
    ANTI- VIOLENCE CRIME WALK The 3rd District will be conducting an Anti Violence Crime Walk on Thursday, 6-14-18 at 6PM. We will meet at the...
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6 days ago

East Passyunk Community Recreation Center upd...

    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center updated their cover photo.
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6 days ago

Summer Camp 2018...BEGINS!

Summer Camp 2018...BEGINS!

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    Summer Camp 2018...BEGINS!
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Jun 13

Two New Rooftop Restaurants Are Opening in Philly Very Soon

...up shop on the eighth floor of the school-turned-restaurant-and-retail-venue at 1901 S. 9th Street. Bok is already a popular drinks destination thanks to its seasonal rooftop bar with sweeping...

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When Attico opens, at 219 S. Broad Street, it will seat around 140, with about a third of those seats outside for al fresco eating and drinking. The name means attic in Italian, but the menu leans Mediterranean and contemporary American.

    Two New Rooftop Restaurants Are Opening in Philly Very Soon
    Attico, the new rooftop restaurant coming to the Cambria hotel on Broad Street in Center City, is shooting for a mid-July opening. The owners were originally hoping to have it ready for June 18, just ahead of the hotel's grand opening event on June 20, but construction delays revised the timeline.
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Jun 13

Over the past few days, several flood alerts ...

Over the past few days, several flood alerts were issued by the National Weather Service. Spring and summer see severe weather which produces dangerous flooding, whether you're on foot or in your car. Know your neighborhood waterway and street flood risks.

    Flood Safety Awareness: Become Prepared for Flooding Hazards | Office of Emergency Management
    March 25, 2018 The week of March 26 through March 30th is Flood Safety Awareness Week in Pennsylvania, an effort by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) along with state and local emergency management offices to highlight the hazard of flooding and what you can do to be prepared.
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Jun 11

Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home afte...

Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home after working a weekend of great events with our public safety partners. Thanks to all who worked or attended the PIFA Street Fair and Odunde Festival and made it a sucess!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home after working a weekend of great events with our public safety partners. Thanks to all who worked or attended the PIFA Street Fair and Odunde Festival and...
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Jun 11

Several inches of rain overnight caused some ...

Several inches of rain overnight caused some Philadelphia waterways to be swollen and roads flooded. Allow extra time for your morning commute for ponding water. Always use caution walking or driving near murky flood water. Turn around: Avoid flood water.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Several inches of rain overnight caused some Philadelphia waterways to be swollen and roads flooded. Allow extra time for your morning commute for ponding water. Always use caution walking or...
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Jun 10

Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly n...

Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly now in effect. Rainfall forecast to continue overnight. Excessive rainfall within short period can lead to rapidly rising water and flash flooding in streets and waterways. Turn around: Avoid floodwaters #PhillyWx #PAwx #WxAware

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly now in effect. Rainfall forecast to continue overnight. Excessive rainfall within short period can lead to rapidly rising water and flash flooding in...
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Jun 10

Flash Flood Watch in effect from 6PM today un...

Flash Flood Watch in effect from 6PM today until 8AM, 6/11. Be prepared to take action in the event that flooding develops. Be aware of your local flooding hazards. Flash flooding can occur on streets and waterways. Rushing water can knock over a pedestrian or carry a car. Turn around: avoid flooded areas. https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-25-flood-safety-awareness-become-prepared-for-flooding-hazards/

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    March 25, 2018 The week of March 26 through March 30th is Flood Safety Awareness Week in Pennsylvania, an effort by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) along with state and local emergency management offices to highlight the hazard of flooding and what you can do to be prepared.
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