# South philadelphia
Philadelphia Faces Traffic Gridlock Due to Triple Sporting Events
South Philadelphia is bracing for traffic chaos on Tuesday night as three major sporting events coincide at Citizens Bank Park, Wells Fargo Center, and Lincoln Financial Field.
Three suspects shot and killed an 18-year-old in South Philadelphia: police
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- An 18-year-old male was shot and died in South Philadelphia on Wednesday night, according to police. Just before 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a shooting near the Christian Street YMCA on 17th and Christian streets.
Celebrate Black History Month on East Passyunk Avenue
East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement Districtisan “Avenue for All” with numerous retailers, services, restaurants, and bars owned and operated by people from a wide variety of backgrounds and ethnicities, is honoring Black History Month by highlighting Black-owned businesses on the Ave: Haus of Wax, Ocho Rios Parilla, Super Loa, Supreme Beauty, The Dutch, Uprising ACM, Whiplash Allure, and the soon to open Sawubona Creativity Project.
Where to Dine and Drink on East Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia
East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID), home to more than 160 independently owned businesses in South Philadelphia, is a premier destination for standout, unforgettable meals, and cocktails for both locals and visitors alike, thanks to its diverse array of acclaimed food and beverage proprietors including Gabriella’s Vietnam,Ember & Ash, Perla,River Twice,Townsend EPX,Laurel, In The Valley (ITV), and Ocho Rios Parrilla. Folks dining and imbibing on East Passyunk Avenue have an extensive selection of distinct culinary finds and experiences, many of which are atypical above traditional dinners and drinks.
Bake N Bacon to take over Devil's Den in South Philly
The region's top bacon-focused food truck is going brick-and-mortar! Owner and Chef Justin Coleman announces that Bake'N Bacon will open a new bacon-themed restaurant in South Philly this winter at 1148-50 S. 11th St., Philadelphia, PA 19147.
Chef Lee Styer Launches “The Dutch After Dark” Multi-Course Tasting Menu
The Dutch, the popular breakfast, lunch, and dinner eatery focused on reinventing the Pennsylvania Dutch classics, is poised to launch an all-new, multi-course dinner menu titled “The Dutch After Dark” on Wednesday, July 20. Chefs Lee Styer and Kevin Watters have collaborated on an ever-evolving selection of elevated apps, entrées, and desserts to choose from as a prix fixe dining experience – including new and returning favorite items and an optional wine pairing curated by General Manager Adam Judeh.
Townsend EPX Launches All-New Sunday Brunch In Time For Mother's Day
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Townsend EPX, the award-winning French restaurant and bar on East Passyunk Avenue helmed by Chef Townsend Wentz, launches a bountiful brunch menu with elevated, French-focused takes on traditional breakfast and lunch classics including Eggs Benedict, Broiled Oysters Royale, and ‘Steak & Eggs’, plus sensational daytime sippers – kicking off on Sunday, May 8 at 10:30 am.
Hawthorne's Beer, Booze and Bubbly Block Party is Coming to South Philly on Saturday, May 14th
Hawthorne Beer Café, located at 738 S. 11th Street, is reviving its storied beer-centric block party and adding booze and bubbly. Hawthornes Beer, Booze, and Bubbly Block Party will take over 11th Street (from Fitzwater to Catherine) on Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Garden Days Celebration of Spring Returns To East Passyunk Avenue
The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, home to more than 160 independently-owned businesses in South Philadelphia, is hosting its second year of the bountiful “Garden Days” celebration, a verdant three-week themed series of events ahead of the Philadelphia Flower Show at nearby FDR Park in South Philadelphia. Garden Days begin on Saturday, May 7 and runs through Memorial Day, Monday, May 30.
Iannelli’s Bakery Launches Online Sales for Tomato Pie, Gravy, and More After 112 Years in Business
Iannelli’s Brick Oven Bakery, South Philly’s famous tomato pie and gravy shop which opened in 1910 at 1155 E. Passyunk Ave has begun shipping its products nationwide, as third-generation owner Vincent Iannelli, whose great uncle founded the business, is looking to expand the century-plus old business beyond Philadelphia.