• The foodie field is set

    There is no doubt about it, South Philly is a foodie mecca.

  • Readers’ Choice: A winning consistency 

    When talking about South Philly diners, there are plenty of options available for customers, But this time of year, we always ask SPR readers to pick their favorite diner.

  • Readers’ Choice: Steak-ing their spot

    When we put together the 2017 Readers’ Choice ballot, cheesesteak was not included among the original 20 categories.

  • Readers’ Choice: A meal-good story

    Shortly before her father’s 2009 death, Gina Rucci, knowing that second-generation businesses often struggle to sustain the magic that guiding their founding, vowed to father Nicholas that she would enhance his vision and make Popi’s Italian Restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St., an even more dynamic dining destination.

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Readers’ Choice: Well-scripted

Dr. Joseph Renzi welcomes patients young and old —  we are talking as young as 16 and as old as 101. No matter his or her age, he takes an interest in each and every patient.


Readers’ Choice: Victory is in the bag

One mention of the word “snow,” and the first stop preparing for the storm to-do list is typically the local supermarket,


Readers’ Choice: Something to  smile about 

There are a good amount of people out there who hate going to the dentist.


Simply irresistible

Sheila is the cutest girl with the most irresistible face! 


Readers’ Choice: Shift it into victory mode 

When Frank Saur received a phone call last week that 11th Street Auto had earned Readers’ Choice bragging rights for auto mechanic, his first words were “I am thrilled beyond belief.” 


Readers’ Choice: A comforting response

Planning a funeral is never a good thing.The idea of losing a loved one is something none of us enjoy dealing with, but it’s part of life.


Readers’ Choice: A cents-ible location

Her love for South Philly is so advanced that Dawn Hirsch, owing to company seniority, petitioned to enhance her managerial vocation through a transfer to PNC Bank Packer Park Branch.


Kenney unloved

South Philadelphia has its second mayor in my lifetime. But there could not be two more different people than Jim Kenney and Frank Rizzo. 


Kathleen’s Potato Pie

One potato, two potato … OK, we can stop at five potatoes, even though you may not be able to stop humming the potato song.


Horoscopes 3-16-17

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18): Big improvements are being made to your work environment. It will be a relief to function in a light, sunny space that offers a measure of privacy. Make sure you add personal touches that uplift and inspire you. Bright colors and bold patterns bring out the best in you. Lucky number: 698.

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Readers’ Choice: Well-scripted

Dr. Joseph Renzi welcomes patients young and old —  we are talking as young as 16 and as old as 101. No matter his or her age, he takes an interest in each and every patient.

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Kenney unloved

South Philadelphia has its second mayor in my lifetime. But there could not be two more different people than Jim Kenney and Frank Rizzo.