PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A famed south Philadelphia cheesesteak shop has taken down a Confederate flag-themed sticker after a resident complained.
Phil Dahl tells Philly.com (http://bit.ly/1IbAzCX ) he complained about the sticker at Geno’s Steaks after U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham called on South Carolina to remove the flag from its statehouse in the wake of a shooting that killed nine people at a historic black church in Charleston.
The Confederate flag decal had been on a motorcycle made for Geno’s late owner, Joey Vento. The motorcycle sits across the street from the shop.
Geno Vento, the shop’s current owner, says the “offending image” has been removed.
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The shop has been the subject of controversy in the past. A sign on the shop’s window demanding customers order in English has garnered criticism.
Information from: Philly.com, http://www.philly.com/