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NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Rage for the Cage: Mixed Martial Arts Thrives Under Local Promotion

The body odor permeating the confined South Philly arena runs about as deep as the 700 people packed inside. The floor is sticky. Many in the crowd are drunk. On this July evening, they’ve come from near and far with a common goal: to witness someone “get knocked the fuck out,” as one fan puts it, during a night of mixed-martial-arts cage fighting.

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Posted Aug. 3, 2011 | Comments: 11

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

MilkBoy's Union Saga, Part 2

It’s a recent afternoon inside the new downtown MilkBoy location, a two-floor space at 11th and Chestnut streets that will be coffee bar by morning, pub by afternoon and music venue by night, and co-owner Tommy Joyner is hustling to get the place in shape to open up next week.

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Posted Aug. 3, 2011 | Comments: 19

Letters to the Editor

One thing that bothers me as a wine buff is the outrageously high markups on so many wine lists, usually 300 percent or more over their own cost. Therefore, I was very interested in learning where those “more affordable” wine lists are that are promised in the headline. 
What a ripoff!

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Posted Aug. 3, 2011 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: Aug. 3-9

Watermelon Day, NOH8, Janet Jackson & more to do this week in Philly.

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