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John Dougherty charged in corruption indictment

Local 98 boss John Dougherty was charged Wednesday in a indictment that also ensnared City Councilman Bobby Henon. First Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams, surrounded by federal officials, speaks Wednesday, Jan. 30, during a new...

South Philly resident directs revamp of Chekhov play

Curio Theatre Company presents the American premiere of “Three Sisters, By RashDash, After Chekhov.” South Philly resident Meg Trelease (right) directs Tessa Kuhn in the American premiere of “Three Sisters, By RashDash, After Chekhov” with...

Lower Moyamensing considers new apartments at 10th & Ritner

New developer plans to build 12-unit apartment in space formerly occupied by auto-repair shop. 2342–50 S. 10th Street. (Photo courtesy of Google Maps) Residents of the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association recently convened at Fumo Family Library to...

The City Council longshot with the pink mohawk: Joe Cox

Cox, who lives near the corner of 7th and Washington in South Philly, is the founder of the Positive Mental Attitude Bike Ride aka the PMA Bike Ride, which seeks to deliver free pizza...

An interview with Raj Haldar AKA Lushlife AKA ‘a rap dude who wanted to...

Before a reading of the book at Tildie’s Toy Box in East Passyunk, SPR caught up with Haldar (AKA Lushlife) about his new book P is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever, how...

Wanted: Suspects for theft-from-auto in the 3rd Police District

Police need the public’s assistance finding suspects involved in a theft-from-auto incident in South Philadelphia. Photo: Philadelphia Police Department Police need the public’s assistance finding suspects involved in a theft-from-auto incident in South Philadelphia. On Wednesday, Jan....

South Philly artist presents ‘Dead Kings’

The collection of ink illustrations draws parallels between historical rulers and today’s political climate. Passyunk Square artist Kate Glasheen works on drawings for her first solo exhibit, “Dead Kings,” at Paradigm Studio and Gallery. Inspired...

Annual Philly Cooks event set for Feb. 6 at 2300 Arena

The festivity features food and cocktails from the top restaurants and bars in the city. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Philadelphia magazine and Foobooz will host the 2019 “Philly Cooks” — an event...

Registration open for Healthy Kids Running Series

The South Philly chapter of this national organization will kick off in April at FDR Park. Registration is now open for the South Philadelphia chapter of the Healthy Kids Running Series, a national organization that...

Wanted: Suspect for theft in the 17th Police District

Police need the public’s assistance finding a theft suspect in South Philadelphia. Philadelphia Police Department Police need the public’s assistance finding a theft suspect in South Philadelphia. On Monday, Jan. 7, between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.,...
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