Demo warning hung on ‘twin brother’ of collapsed building near Pat’s Steaks

A violation notice was placed on the building at 1305 S. 9th St. — which was attached to the one that collapsed on the corner — near Pat’s King of Steaks. The notice, which is stamped Sept. 20, says that a “bulged front wall” means that the owners of the property have

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Quick Hits: Mob history for sale; Garage food cart working hard; 5-home development for Reed St.

This house at 926 Synder Ave., which is on the market for $215,000, was once the home of former Philly mob boss Antonio Dominic Pollina, aka Mr. Migs, who took over the local La Cosa Nostra in 1959, says Property Philly. Garage’s food cart is chugging right along, bringing an eclectic

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Building across from Pat’s collapses under weight of heavy snow

The roof of the building catty-corner from Pat’s at 9th and Wharton collapsed this morning, nearly three years after renovations on it began. Looks like 9th, Wharton and Passyunk will soon have another vacant lot to contend with. Permits for interior demolition of the building, at 848 Wharton St., were pulled as far

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Garage to activate its lunch truck with rotating roster of chefs

The craft-can bar Garage at at 1231 E. Passyunk Ave. (9th and Passyunk) is finally starting to make good on that promise to bring in a rotating roster of chefs to serve food from its built-in lunch truck. First up, Mackenzie Hilton of The Tavern in the Gayborhood is doing a test run

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