• Making a name for itself

    A civic association will be choosing a new name based on members’ desires to have a more inclusive identity.

  • Senses of security

    A Bella Vista occupant is curating a multisensory exhibition based on the host entity’s collection of pre-Braille texts.

  • Road rage on Route 37

    Police are searching for a man who attacked a SEPTA bus driver.

  • Heaven on wheels

    A popular recreation option is enjoying its first season in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park.

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Yanked at a red light

A 3 a.m. bike ride took a scary turn for a cyclist who became a thief’s victim in Lower Moyamensing.


Wolf Street Pizza & Pasta House’s Fettuccine di Rocco

For nearly 30 years, Joe Picariello has devoted his days to delivering on his adolescent promise to take delight in each day as a businessman, with patrons of Wolf Street Pizza & Pasta House benefiting from his diligence.


What are your reactions to calls to remove the Frank Rizzo statue?

from in front of the Municipal Services Building

“Leave it alone. People didn’t understand his methods, but he stood by his morals. I don’t like that people think he was racist because he wasn’t.”


Sports briefs 8-18-2016

Thanks to soaring temperatures, Saturday’s South Philadelphia Tennis Association Summer Sizzler at FDR Park, Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, lived up to its name.


Sour power

At 6 p.m. Saturday, brewers from Free Will and Highway Manor will share cocktails made with sour beers.


Senses of security

A Bella Vista occupant is curating a multisensory exhibition based on the host entity’s collection of pre-Braille texts.


On second thought…

I completely comprehend the contempt that some athletes face, but I have never valued the venom that people have spit at Tim Tebow.


Scrapple

If Mayor Jim Kenney can punt on whether parking on the South Broad Street median strip should be eliminated, I can, too. Besides I don’t own a car, so I don’t have an axe to grind on this issue. But may I suggest that if we’re going to keep expanding the city into one big bike path, we start forcing bike riders to obey the traffic rules? Is that too much to ask? Many of the cyclists I see around the city believe they are exempt from stopping at red lights. Bike riders have anointed themselves as anti-pollution saints. Bike ride away, folks, but if you don’t obey traffic rules, you ought to get a ticket…


Road rage on Route 37

Police are searching for a man who attacked a SEPTA bus driver.


Preparing for the presidency

I have always been a huge fan of “Napoleon Dynamite,” especially the section of the film that deals with electing the title character’s high school class president.

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Yanked at a red light

A 3 a.m. bike ride took a scary turn for a cyclist who became a thief’s victim in Lower Moyamensing.

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What are your reactions to calls to remove the Frank Rizzo statue?

from in front of the Municipal Services Building

“Leave it alone. People didn’t understand his methods, but he stood by his morals. I don’t like that people think he was racist because he wasn’t.”