Little Pete's, the iconic Center City diner, is closing to make way for a hotel after 39 years at 17th and Chancellor. "Other restaurants are fetishizing the food and the coffee and the single-sourced yadda yadda, fill-in-the blank," one customer said. "There's a certain authenticity about this place that other places are manufacturing."
Service for some Philadelphia students has been “a disaster.” Officials blame a national bus-driver shortage. Still, the firm that one family says has been late, absent or failed to show up dozens of time this year received part of a $69 million contract from the Philadelphia School District. The school system says it has legally warned the company it must fix service issues.