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Now Open: Shenanigans In Kensington

Shenanigans Saloon, in Port Richmond, has expanded to Fishtown Kensington (OK, they’re calling it Fishtown, upon further inspection, it’s Kensington). Despite having a name like “Shenanigans.” The […]


Martha Set to Wow Kensington

Martha is opening in Kensington, just off of Frankford Avenue at 2113 East York Street. The bar is fronted by Philadelphia restaurant/bar alum Jon Medlinsky (Chifa, […]

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Judge Finds Kensington Strangler Guilty

On Thursday, a judge found 23-year-old Antonio Rodriguez guilty of raping and murdering three women. Rodriguez—known as the “Kensington Strangler”—was convicted on three counts each […]

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Hottest Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Fishtown/Kensington

This month’s Philadelphia Magazine Real Estate issue is devoted the Hottest Philadelphia Neighborhoods–both in the city and in the ’burbs. No. 2 on the city […]


Three Kensington Homes to Be Renovated

Good news comes to three Hagert Street homes that were caught in a fiery blaze last February. The buildings are owned by the Fishtown Redevelopment […]

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Two Firefighters Killed in Kensington

A five-alarm blaze tore through the abandoned Thomas Buck Hosiery Factory, located near the intersection of Jasper and York Streets at 3:30 this morning. Embers […]

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Another Woman Dead in Kensington

Sad News on Sterner Street. Police are not yet certain whether this victim can be linked to the now-infamous Kensington Strangler, who has been connected […]

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Cockfighting Ring Busted in Kensington

Animal control officials seized 18 live roosters from a Kensington house over the weekend, part of what officials say was a cockfighting enterprise: Officers arrived […]

The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

We’re suckers for this gala procession of “art and human-powered transit,” a two-mile-long obstacle course full of drag queens, sofa kings, oversized skulls, beer tanks, […]


The Week In Foobooz: Shoutout To Kensington

The week in review at Foobooz. Yards debuted their Château Kenso ‘07, a 9 percenter with a classy name. No one had any guesses for […]


The New Faces of Philly Wine

Really, it’s about time. Craft beer has been holding on longer than skinny jeans. And cocktails? Even bad chain restaurants now have drink “programs” designed […]


Sneak Preview: COOK’s December Classes

Okay, folks. For those of you looking to score a perfect gift for the gastronaut in your life, we have good news. Tickets for COOK’s […]


Free Library Offering Classes On Cooking Fish, Butchering Goats

No, seriously. The Free Library’s fall schedule for their Culinary Literacy Center has just been released and, if you’re looking to learn about how to […]


Petruce et al Closes

The writing has been on the wall for awhile now at Petruce et al. The space has been for lease, the et al has scattered. […]


Homes Got More Affordable in Philly Last Quarter

House prices in the Philadelphia market continued to climb in the third quarter of 2016, which is good news for homeowners wishing to sell. But […]