Has the DNC brought more dining to East Passyunk Avenue? Not really

With the Democratic National Convention in town, you might expect to see an increase in traffic in the area. But are area restaurants reaping the rewards of this week’s guests to our city? As it turns out, not really. East Passyunk Avenue’s restaurants have been seeing “average or slower-than-usual” nights

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Mississippi flag removed from Broad Street

As you’ve likely noticed by now, state flags are hanging along South Broad Street for the Democratic National Convention happening this week. A video posted by SHLEY (@shley1derful) on Jul 26, 2016 at 7:30am PDT Mississippi’s flag, located between Mifflin and Mckean Streets, has caused a bit of controversy. During

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Spotted: Broad Street median mural being installed

South Broad Street is getting a little more colorful. A few weeks back we shared with you the plans for a median mural by artist Mat Tomezsko that would brighten up Broad for the Democratic National Convention later this month. Mural installation on the median of South Broad Street. #dnc

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Broad Street median parking will not be allowed during the DNC

The Democratic National Convention may be bringing some cool additions to South Philly and the city at large, with things like murals and the decorated donkeys, but it is also complicating daily routines for many in the city. In addition to the off-limit areas in the Stadium District for the

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What areas of South Philly are off-limits during the DNC?

From July 25 through July 28, about 50,000 people are expected to come into the city for the Democratic National Convention, happening at the Wells Fargo Center. Since the home-base for the convention is here in South Philly, some road closures have been announced for the Stadium District-area.

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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. A photo posted by East Passyunk Avenue

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