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Here’s the Guy Who Hit a Kid With an SUV in Kensington

If you see Vince Broomall behind the wheel of a car, you might want to get out of his way. Philly Mag has learned that […]

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The Mother of the Boy in the Kensington SUV Incident Wants Answers

Less than 24 hours after we first told you of Tuesday’s harrowing incident involving an SUV, a young boy, and, allegedly, four bags of heroin, […]

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Neighbors Outraged That Police Didn’t Arrest the Driver of This SUV

Tuesday was almost a tragic day for a woman and her young son in Kensington. A light-colored SUV jumped a curb and hit the child, […]


A World-Class Pastry Chef Is Opening a Cafe in Kensington This Fall

Melanie Diamond-Manlusoc is new to Philly. She’s originally from Chicago, and there, she was sort of a big deal in the restaurant community, making pastries, desserts and […]


Who’s Building Philly: Ken Weinstein

An idea that has been gaining steam of late among developers and planners is “social impact development.” This relatively recent concept marries the market to […]

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First Friday: Three Galleries to Check Out Tomorrow

Kensington Blues @ Savery Gallery Between 2008 and 2014, photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge captured a side of Philly rarely seen, rarely talked about anywhere else. The […]


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 […]

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The Pet Shop in “Rocky” Just Got Demolished

In Philly, we tend to destroy the buildings we treasure – such was the case with the historic Boyd Theater in Center City and such will likely be the […]

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How Drug Busts in Kensington Could Make Things Even Worse

The police laid the drugs, the money, and the guns on the table. The cameras rolled. And another victory in the drug war was declared. […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: A Hot-Air Balloon Landed in Kensington

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WATCH: Hot Air Balloon From the Suburbs Lands in Kensington

Not something #TacAir sees everyday…or ever. — David Bonk (@PPDDaveBonk) November 16, 2016 Many Kensington residents were likely wondering what the hell was happening […]


A Happy Hour Where You Might Learn Something

Martha Mondays is the alliterative title to the educational happy hour that happens at Kensington’s Martha (#14 on this year’s 50 Best Bars list). Starting at […]


Federal Distilling Room Now Open in Kensington

Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood becomes more of a destination for distilling fans with the opening of the Federal Distilling Room at 1700 North Hancock Street. The bar […]


New Drinks and Hours at Saint Benjamin’s Tap Room

Saint Benjamin Brewing Company is upping their game (and their selection at the Tap Room). The  Saint Benjamin’s Tap Room will now offering a full […]

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Cops: “Vicious” Predator Eyed in Four Kensington Attacks

Did the gruesome stabbings and rapes start in April, or earlier? Is he getting more comfortable, the butcher who preys on prostitutes in Kensington, bold enough […]