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The Philadelphia 76ers have just announced that their next home will not be in South Philly. Sixers co-owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer want to make the move into Downtown Philly, specifically Market Street. The $1.3 billion move will be the first project for the team’s newly formed  development company, 76 DevCorp. As reported by […]

Fresh off of her nearly month-long UK Tour, R&B Legend Gladys Knight resumed her USA tour with its first stop, befittingly, in the City of Brotherly Love.  Delivering an inconceivable measure of power and love through every rich, melodious note, the reigning Empress of Soul repetitively stirred and aroused the musical senses of the mesmerized […]

Andrew Jackson Elementary in South Philadelphia has been officially renamed as the Fanny Jackson Coppin Elementary School. Back in July 2021, The School District of Philadelphia unanimously voted for the school to undergo a name change. The many events that occurred during another social reformation of America changed the community of the formerly named Andrew […]

February is here and we at Classix 107.9 are celebrating Black History Month. We will be honoring the contributions of our black leaders who paved the way in all industries.

Pretty Girls Cook is celebrating its 5 year anniversary of being an establishment. The Northern Liberties restaurant is run by Dominque Shields, she is a kindergarten teacher turned caterer. The restaurant features classic American style dishes but with twist of Philly soul. At 1016 North Marshall Street you could find yourself savoring delectable dishes like… […]

Sixers star Ben Simmons seems to be doing just fine as he was spotted on a night out in Philly. Fans quickly swarmed him for pictures and encouraged the Sixers Star that "We got it next year"

Saudia Shuler takes to Instagram and shares with us that her son has been in jail for the last 41 days. While Country Cookin’s very own addresses a mental breakdown she had with battling where her son is, she leaves a powerful message for all sons and daughters of Philly. https://www.instagram.com/p/CNeJI-ljQED/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link As we all can […]

According to TMZ, Philadelphia Police Officer Burnett allegedly deleted a suspect's video from his phone after aggressively throwing him out of his truck.

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  The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO) will host its monthly Virtual One Stop Job & Resource Hub today from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Hub will continue its mission to connect Philadelphia’s job seekers to more than 50 employers and provide residents with access to trauma-informed services and supports from social service organizations while collaborating with community partners and faith institutions. Since September […]

Philadelphia police aims to overprotect the businesses and communities of it’s Asian-American citizens, amid the terrorist act that took place last night in Atlanta. Police arrested 21 year old, Robert Aaron Long, who was taken into custody in mint condition, after claiming the lives of eight Georgia residents in a matter of hours. Entering three […]