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Kensington Farm In New York Times

The New York Times turns its eye on the groundbreaking Greensgrow Farm in Kensington: Among urban farms, Greensgrow distinguishes itself by being a bridge between […]

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Teens Steal School Bus in Kensington

A school bus was reported stolen in Kensington at around 3 p.m. this afternoon. Authorities believe that three teens stole the bus and didn’t make […]

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Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle Parker Names First Kensington Drug Czar

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]


Greensgrow Celebrates 20 Years With Blowout Benefit Party

Greensgrow, Kensington’s pioneering nursery, aggregated CSA, and urban farm oasis, is celebrating 20 years since founder Mary Seton Corboy, who passed away last year, and […]


The Dirt: What To Get At The Farmers Market This Weekend

Under normal circumstances the folks staffing Philly’s farmer’s markets are a hardy bunch. August’s temperature spikes, November’s frosts, and April’s rain showers don’t phase or […]

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I Tried It: Ax Throwing in Kensington

I signed the waiver at Urban Axes without reading it. The nondescript warehouse on a no-man’s-land block in Kensington didn’t give me pause, nor did […]

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Kensington is on Display in the Philly Block Project

Early this year, we told you about the Philly Block Project, a collaboration between the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, photographer Hank Willis Thomas and South […]

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Vientiane Bistro Is Now Open in Kensington

Lao cuisine has come to Kensington. Vientiane Bistro, the first offshoot of long-running West Philly favorite Vientiane Cafe, is now open at 2537 Kensington Avenue. […]

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On the Market: Spacious Contemporary in South Kensington

Space is what this bright and airy contemporary house for sale in South Kensington is all about. It has a wider-than-average 17-foot frontage, which means […]


Here’s a List of Philly Wine Week’s Best Food Events

This city, try as it might, is still trying to find its identity when it comes to wine (our blue-collar roots coupled with some of the silliest […]


On the Market: The Prettiest Renovation in East Kensington?

Its renovation may be two years old, but the gorgeous results of the work done to 2028 Dreer Street – on the border of East […]

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The Kensington Strangler Is Putting Philly On the Map

What comes to mind when people think about Philadelphia this holiday season? The Macy’s holiday show? Our badass quarterback?


Rooster Soup Company in the Wall Street Journal

It’s nice to see that the Wall Street Journal has discovered Philadelphia’s dining scene. Just a month after featuring Kensington Quarters, the paper is back […]

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MERCEDES-BENZ VIP ACCESS Exclusive early access to the Best of Philly® Soiree at 5pm Access to the Mercedes-Benz VIP lounge Private bar, seating and food […]

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Firefighters Battled a Massive Junk Yard Blaze in Kensington

Firefighters battled and calmed a massive, four-alarm blaze on the border of Kensington and Port Richmond on Tuesday night. The fire started around 8:30 p.m […]