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Glam It Up: Makeover of 40th Street Trolley Portal to Start in 2016

In case you missed it, the University City District has published its latest State of University City report, an annually-released compendium of the developments bubbling up in University City. […]

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West Philly Rising

Each year, the University City District compiles, in a glossy report, the vital signs for the eastern half of West Philly. For a while now, the trend […]

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Dock Street’s Wu Tang Beer Release Will Feature Inspectah Deck

Wu Tang Clan’s own Inspectah Deck will be on hand at Dock Street Brewery this Wednesday, November 4th as the West Philadelphia brewery releases Beer […]

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Dock Street Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary in West Philly

Today, Tuesday, August 25th, Dock Street Brewery is celebrating its 8th anniversary in the firehouse at 50th and Baltimore Avenue. And in honor of the […]

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Marigold Kitchen Shows Off Some Late Summer Dishes

West Philadelphia’s Marigold Kitchen has made it a bit of a tradition to tease out some of their seasonally changing menu items. And for late […]

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Honest Tom’s Launches Taco Sauce Line

In Honest Tom’s owner Tom McCusker is nothing if not honest. In a post to Instagram, McCusker states: “In a last ditch effort to make more money without the […]

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Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll Update

Tonight is the first of two Baltimore Avenue Dollar Strolls for this summer (the next is September 24th). We told you the details on vendors and […]

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Jaw Dropper of the Week: Beautifully Touched Up Victorian in Powelton Village

Surprised this week’s Jaw Dropper is in West Philly? Don’t be. (This house is a prize, we assure you.) Nestled on the leafy 3400 block […]

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Neighbors Await Church to Preschools Conversion In West Philly

The former Saint Peter’s Church of Christ building at 4700 Kingsessing Avenue has already started to see renovation work, as previously reported, but the property […]

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Furness-Designed Church In Philadelphia Closer to Preschool Conversion?

Developer Guy Laren and his band of neighborhood supporters are a zoning change away from moving forward on a project that would see the former Saint […]

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Sunday Brunch Returns to Dock Street

Sunday brunch has returned to Dock Street Brewing Co. The first service was on Sunday, and they’ll be continuing with new menu items, beer cocktails […]

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University City District Report Says Parklets Enhance Neighborhoods

The elimination of parking space–even if it’s the loss of one or two spots–in a low-density neighborhood is not something drivers are likely to enjoy hearing, especially […]

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The Bar(n) Is Open and People Don’t Like the Sign

A recent Reddit thread tilted “Terribly-named bar gets horrible sign” has gained some notoriety. The thread refers to Bar(n) which has recently opened at 49th and […]

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We Just Found a Snug (And Sled-Friendly!) Home in West Philly

If you’re not getting a half day off like some of the city’s younger residents as a result of the big snow engulfing us today, then, surely, […]

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Late February Demolition Anticipated for University City High School Building

#demolition today at #universitycityhighschool #uchs #universitycity #universitybottom #westphilly #mantua #poweltonvillage A photo posted by Marina Krikorian (@mruthkrik) on Jan 22, 2015 at 6:49am PST After […]