University City


Danlu, a Taiwanese Street Food Gastropub, Is Now Open in University City

We’ve been waiting for Danlu, the new Asian gastropub opening at 3601 Market Street, for over two years now. Patrick Feury and his partners Michael Wei, […]


Hatch & Coop Is University City’s Brand New Fried Chicken Joint

Since its inception, Jake’s Sandwich Board has specialized in brisket, pork, and turkey sandwiches. Sometimes (now), turducken. In terms of a business, it’s a winning […]


University City Restaurant Has LOL-Worthy Name

Over the weekend, a new poke spot opened up on the University of Pennsylvania campus. You’ll never guess what they decided to call it.


3737 Chestnut Changes Hands for $118M

One of the first of the new high-rise apartment towers that are reshaping the University City skyline has a new owner: Radnor Property Group announced […]


Philly Ranked Fifth Most Walkable City in U.S. This Year

A mere two-tenths of a point dropped Philadelphia from its perch as the nation’s fourth-most-walkable city in this year’s Walk Score rankings of American cities. […]

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Here’s Why Brookings Thinks Philly’s Innovation Scene Isn’t Competitive Enough

A new report released on Thursday by the nonprofit Brookings Institution tries to tackle a major, eternally looming question for Philadelphia: With all of the […]


Common Threads in This Year’s Rouse Award Residential Finalists

The Urban Land Institute Philadelphia District Council announced the finalists for this year’s Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence last week, and five of […]


Jezabel’s Bar de Pinchos Is Back; Jezabel’s Studio to Open Mid-May

Restaurateur Jezabel Careaga’s eponymous spot, tucked away at the eastern foot of the South Street Bridge at 26th and Pine Streets, is known for its […]


Get #BLESSED With Vientiane Cafe’s Lao New Year Dinner Pop-Up

The Institute for Contemporary Art, Laos in the House, and Vientiane want to celebrate Lao New Year with you. They’ve teamed up with Lao activists, […]


Go Eat Lunch Outside Today

After days of gray, rainy weather, the weather is warm and sunny — and it’s Friday. Sounds like the perfect excuse to treat yourself to […]


Kudos for a One-Man Community Development Corporation

For many years, the nicest building at the intersection of 40th and Chestnut streets in University City was the one with the sign reading “Chestnut […]


Connoisseur: Amy Sadao

Since becoming director of the Institute of Contemporary Art in 2012, Sadao, a Rittenhouse resident, has used her keen eye and business acumen to help […]


The Changing Streets of Cedar Park

Monica Allison moved to West Philadelphia’s Cedar Park in 1997, buying a gorgeous red brick Victorian town house for $67,000. She’d been renting closer to […]


Residential Tower Proposed for U-City Site reports that a developer is proposing to build a 17-story residential tower with retail space on the site of the Wash ‘n’ Lube car […]

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SEPTA Reveals New Bus Route Plans For University City, Roosevelt Blvd.

SEPTA has revealed plans for two much-anticipated bus routes affecting University City and Roosevelt Boulevard.