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Searching for Irish American identity in West Philly’s lost Corktown | Perspective

In the dozen blocks between the taco shop and the church, we can start to trace the path of Irish Philly in 2019.

Philly renames parts of Market and Sixth Streets in honor of founding fathers, black history

The cross streets of Sixth and Market, where the naming ceremony was held, represented not freedom, but enslavement for nine people who worked in George Washington’s household there.

Spike in robberies near La Salle University has students worried, administrators scrambling

At least six robberies have happened on the edge of campus since Jan. 1, five more than in the previous two years combined. Students say they are scared to walk even in broad daylight.