Petition started to save 80-year-old tree at 2nd and Manton

Plans proposed for 1212 S. 2nd St. call for a three-story trinity home to be built on a small, 14 ft. x 20 ft., lot in Pennsport. In order for that plan to become a reality, it “would force cutting almost half the branches [of an 80-year-old-tree].” Nearby residents have

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Garbage truck gets stuck on 100 block of Manton Street

It looks like one garbage truck got into a little trouble in Pennsport last week. This Streets Department vehicle decided it was a good idea to move barriers and drive through an area where work was being done to fix a sinkhole on the 100 block of Manton Street. Good

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Federal Donuts is closed for maintenance in Pennsport, to reopen in late August

The (original) Federal Donuts in Pennsport will be temporarily closed at least until Aug. 25 to take care of some maintenance issues. Federal Donuts, located at 1219 S. 2nd Street (Manton Street), told us that the “shop needs some love” and that they’ll be back with new flavors after the

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SoPhilly Spotlight: $345k in Point Breeze edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight starts with a question: Are people really paying nearly $350,000 to buy in Point Breeze? Excuse the ignorance if this isn’t the anomaly we think it is, especially since this 3-bed, 3-bath home (yes, that’s a lot) has about 1,800 square feet (also a lot), a finished basement (nice)

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