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SEPTA Officers Revive Pregnant Woman Who OD’d Twice in One Night

A pair of SEPTA Transit Police officers saved the life of an unidentified pregnant woman on two separate occasions after she overdosed on heroin twice […]

Foobooz

Popular Colombian Pop-Up Graduates to Full-Fledged Restaurant in Kensington

Philly got a bump of Venezuelan love when TartAreperia 18.64 opened in Fishtown, and then again when Puyero opened in Queen Village, and then again — recently — when […]

City Life

OPINION: Neighborhoods Are Bearing the Cost of the Conrail Heroin Camp Cleanup

When the city demolished the Conrail drug community in Kensington, it was as if Carrie Nation herself had returned from the grave to swing her […]

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City Life

Police: Officers Shot Armed Suspect in Kensington

Philadelphia police opened fire on a shooting suspect in Kensington Wednesday evening. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on the 400 block of East Somerset Street, where […]

City Life

PPD Investigating Controversial Video of Kensington Arrest

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a controversial video of an arrest that occurred Monday in Kensington. The three-minute video, posted by a resident named […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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, […]

City Life

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, […]

Foobooz

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 […]

Property

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 […]

Things to Do

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 […]

Foobooz

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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City Life

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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City

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. […]

City Life

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