Friday, July 31, 2015

Friday's DN: Streets of Puebladelphia

Julie Shaw tells the remarkable story of a man who moved from Mexico to South Philly at 16 and now owns his own business.

Friday's DN: Streets of Puebladelphia


Julie Shaw tells the remarkable story of a man who moved from Mexico to South Philly at 16 and now owns his own business.

Stu Bykofsky reminds everyone to vote on Nov. 8 -- just not for any pols who are DROP participants.

City Council has given preliminary approval for residents to form the Callowhill Reading Viaduct Neighborhood Improvement District.

A bill that will impose stricter curfew penalties was approved by council yesterday by a vote of 15 to 1.

It's Friday, so that means it's Clout time. Today's rumors involve Gov. Corbett (for VP?) and Councilman Bill Green (for mayor?).

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to
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