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WATCH: Hot Air Balloon From the Suburbs Lands in Kensington

https://twitter.com/PPDDaveBonk/status/799009652109352960 Many Kensington residents were likely wondering what the hell was happening when a hot air balloon carrying four people descended from the clouds into […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Kensington Looks for Hope After Brutal Attacks on Prostitutes

A tiny pink sign sits on the ground at the edge of an empty lot in Kensington, calling out a reassuring message from the dirt […]

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An Axe-Throwing Club Is Coming to Kensington

I must look stupid. I have this fear a lot, but this time I’m sure of it: My left foot is forward, and my weight […]

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Rain or Shine, These Festivals Are Happening

We were pretty excited when we put together our compilation of May festivals, and then May happened. It’s been gray skies for much of the […]

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It’s Preview Week at the Saint Benjamin Brewing’s Tap Room

About a month ago, we wrote about Saint Benjamin Brewing Company’s expansion, including a new taproom in the works. Well, that taproom is finished up, and the […]

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Two Beer Gardens Debut This Weekend

The first two beer gardens of the season open this weekend. Today, Michael Schulson’s Independence Beer Garden softly opens at 6th and Market and tomorrow […]

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Philly Block Project Wants to Show a Truer Portrait of Kensington

A smile creeps onto Fada Ahmad‘s face as she passes around a photo of the newest member of the family, her 1-year-old granddaughter. In the […]

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Skeletal Human Remains Found in West Kensington Lot

https://twitter.com/NBCPhiladelphia/status/684772460659621888/photo/1 A city work crew this morning came across skeletal human remains in an empty lot in the city’s West Kensington section. A Philadelphia Police […]

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Field Guide: The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Fishtown and Kensington

Maybe you think you know Frankford Avenue. You’ve met friends for table tennis, jenga and liters of German beer at Stephen Starr’s Frankford Hall. You’ve […]

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Eight Charged With Selling Heroin Near Kensington School, Playground

Just weeks after the Drug Enforcement Administration released a report claiming that heroin availability is up in Philadelphia when it’s down in most other parts […]

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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, […]