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“What do I do with video evidence of a man pooping on my sidewalk? #curbyourself”

That’s what South Philadelphia wrestler, Brian Johnson, wants to know. Soon after tweeting at the 3rd District Police this question, he answered it himself with the only possible solution: post the video online.

If you don’t want to watch the video, don’t click the video.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Kid Hazo installing signs in Queen Village thanks to community grant program

The Community Grant Program through Queen Village Neighbors Association is bringing more positive street art to the area.

Kid Hazo’s art installations, featuring street signs with messages like, “Don’t act like garbage, throw out your trash,” are being put up throughout the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Spotted: Bainbridge Green gets a colorful new sidewalk mural

While Bainbridge Green, the area between 3rd and 5th Streets on Bainbridge, is not getting redone just yet, the community space is seeing some smaller-scale updates in the form of public art.

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A new street art piece by Ryan Psota, or Lemon Sparkle Fantasy, is brightening the sidewalk of Bainbridge Green on 5th Street.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

New Passyunk and Tasker window installation serves as a reminder to vote

During the holiday season, the corner house at Passyunk and Tasker is transformed with window installations to show off some of South Philly’s history. Previous years have included South Philly’s celebrity past and photos of neighborhood residents decorating the windows of the three-story property.

While it’s not Christmastime just yet, residents Kate Mellina and Dave Christopher are at it again, this time with friendly reminders to voice your opinion in this upcoming election.

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Spotted: Democratic National Convention donkeys installed around South Philly

The Democratic National Convention is coming to Philly at the end of the month, bringing tons of political action to the city. Along with increased activity, some improvements are also coming to the area, like the median mural being installed on South Broad Street.

Another one of the improvements is the installation of colorful donkeys throughout the city to represent the fifty states, along with Washington, D.C. and the six other U.S. territories. Those donkeys have been popping up around the city, including five at locations in South Philly.

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