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By Bill Chenevert

South Philly’s best bars

Arthur Eitchells isn’t shy about how the 50 Best Bars list came about.

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Posted Oct. 16, 2014 | Comments: 1

NEWS > COVER STORY

By Bill Gelman

Behind-the-scenes champions

Watching Major League Baseball’s postseason over the last week, I couldn’t help thinking about how cloudy future falls are looking in this passionate sports town of Philadelphia

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Posted Oct. 9, 2014 | Comments: 1

Vetri migrates south

After years of speculation and development, Lo Spiedo, Marc Vetri’s newest Italian restaurant focusing on spit-roasted meats, is finally set to open Oct. 27 at The Philadelphia Navy Yard's South Broad Street gate.

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Posted Oct. 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

Soupy

(Personal reflections on sportscaster Bill Campbell who passed away on Oct. 6th.)

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Posted Oct. 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

Around South Philly 10-16-2014

Representatives from City Year ventured to Chickie’s & Pete’s South Philly, 1526 Packer Ave., Oct. 6 to kick off a partnership that will reward patrons for making donations to the organization, which provides tutors and mentors for local public school learners.

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Posted Oct. 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

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