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A community-driven process

Last month, the state controlled Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) ended its deliberation and announced its intention to give residents of the stadium district a new neighbor

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Posted Dec. 11, 2014 | Comments: 5

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

Cosby

You have to understand something about Temple University before you can understand how the fall from grace of Bill Cosby affects my alma mater. I attended Temple from 1956 to ’60.

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Posted Dec. 11, 2014 | Comments: 4

Paradiso’s Warm Octopus Salad

Lately, the news along East Passyunk Avenue seems to be all about who, what and when, referring to the next highly anticipated restaurant opening.

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Posted Dec. 11, 2014 | Comments: 0

NEWS > NEWS BRIEFS

By SPR Staff

Last call for toys

Are you in a giving mood?

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Posted Dec. 11, 2014 | Comments: 1

NEWS > FEATURES

By Bill Chenevert

Philadelphia Planning Commission canvassing South Philly

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by zoning codes. From residential to industrial, there is a distinction for almost every single address or lot in Philadelphia.

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Posted Dec. 11, 2014 | Comments: 3

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  • The Market at Maglio's...
    By SPR Staff

    Customers were officially invited in Dec. 3 as The Market at Maglio’s, 3632 S. Third St., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of its 67-year-old South...

  • Dana’s Thai Acorn Squash...

    Carnivores find themselves captivated from Thanksgiving through Christmas, with turkey, fish and ham halting their hunger. Many people eschew chewing on flesh as they...

  • How do you feel about...
    By Interviews: Chris Isaac/Photos: Corey Carter

    “It’s very pricey for him to come to Philadelphia. I think that money could be used for the public schools. We can’t afford it.”...

  • Expanding the Maglio’s...
    By Tom Conway

    A South Philly stalwart started a new chapter last week as Maglio Sausage Co. opened up a deli-style destination dubbed The Market at Maglio’s at its warehouse location...

  • Danté Espresso Bar Cafe...
    By Phyllis Stein-Novack

    Nestled among Laurel, Townsend and Paradiso on East Passyunk Avenue is Danté Espresso Bar Cafe....

  • Around South Philly 12-11-2014...

    Photo 4: WBA Super Lightweight champion Danny Garcia visited Universal Vare Charter School, 2100 S. 24th St., Dec. 2 as part of #GivingTuesday, endowing the institution...

  • The Theory of Everything...
    By R. Kurt Osenlund

    “The Theory of Everything,” a drama about the life and love of physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne), is just the sort of movie one would expect to see amid Oscar...

  • A noble Noel...
    By SPR Staff

    Beginning tomorrow and lasting through Dec. 30, excluding Christmas Eve and Day, Bistrot La Minette, 623 S. Sixth St., will offer traditional five-course French Christmas...

  • Mulgrew sentenced...
    By Joseph Myers

    U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence Stengel last week sentenced a Pennsport resident to an additional 18 months in prison for lying about ticket fixing....

  • The camera never lies...
    By Joseph Myers

    Police are hoping surveillance footage can lead to the arrest of two men who robbed a store in Grays Ferry/Southbrook Park....

  • Hang Time...
    By Corey Carter

    The Philadelphia Eagles produced a 33-10 Texas-situated annihilation of the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving and will look to hang a second lopsided loss on “America’s Team”...

  • From our heart to hers...

    Kennedy Cunningham, the daughter of former cruiserweight champion Steve “USS” Cunningham, whose most recent fight came Oct. 18 at the 2300 Arena, 2300 S. Swanson St., underwent...

  • Review reform...
    By Louis Iezzoni

    The die-in staged at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue pulls South Philly into the fray of a nationwide issue of police brutality, the discretionary use of deadly force...

  • Neighborhood gatherings...
    By SPR Staff

    Lower Moyamensing Civic Association holds a Holiday Party and extravaganza 6:30 to 10 p.m. Dec. 11 at Adobe Cafe, 1919 E. Passyunk Ave. lomophilly@gmail.com. lomophilly.org....

  • Horoscopes 12-11-2014...
    By Mystic Terry

    SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21): A peaceful mood settles in, but you’ll resist it! Slowing down a little gives you time to focus on something or someone that may be passed...

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