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Just Listed: Spacious Modern Georgian Condo in Garden Court

The dawn of the Auto Age was a time of great experimentation in American community planning and development. Builders big and small explored ways to […]

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Apartment Profile: The Chestnut

Rising 30 stories above the patch of ground where the University of Pennsylvania’s Catholic student center once sat, The Chestnut is the latest addition to […]

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Philadelphia’s Citywide Innovation Fest to Return for a Second Year

B.PHL, the citywide innovation festival that attracted thousands of attendees to more than 200 events in its inaugural year, is coming back this fall. This […]

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Report: University City District Expects $2.1 Billion Worth of Construction to Start in 2020

University City has seen big changes in the past 10 years: new skyscrapers, new industries, new restaurants, and the promise of plenty more to come. […]

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Philly Global Startup Accelerator Opens Enrollment for New Cohort

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and the University City Science Center are seeking entrepreneurs to join the latest cohort of the Global Startup Accelerator […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Discovering Targeted Therapies for Disease

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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Biotech Tour: An Inside Look at the Cell Therapy Manufacturing Process

Adaptimmune is one of more than 30 companies in the region working to perfect cell and gene therapy, the groundbreaking treatments that use a patient’s […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Expanding Access to Breast Exams

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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On the Market: Renovated Victorian in Squirrel Hill

Utter the word “Victorian” and some people still conjure up images of overwrought ornamentation, filigrees everywhere, and darkness. Dark wood, deep dark colors on the […]

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This STEAM Program Is Challenging Students to See Food Through a Scientific Lens

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2027 the number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) will grow 13 percent, compared […]

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The Science Center Just Tallied Its Complete Diversity Data for the First Time

The University City Science Center is strengthening diversity in the science, technology, engineering and math fields one investment at a time. The nonprofit quietly released […]

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Honest Tom’s in UCity Will Close and Become … A Mexican Restaurant

Last summer, Honest Tom’s Taco Shop proprietor Tom McCusker announced that his restaurant would transition to a completely plant-based menu. He also began selling hard-to-find tropical fruits […]

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West Philly Is Losing Its Mind Over a New Mexican Restaurant

With a new restaurant on the outskirts of the Penn campus, the dearth of quality Mexican food west of the Schuylkill is over. Don Barriga Mexican […]

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Will New $100M Research Hub Strengthen Philadelphia’s Innovation District?

Gone are the days when developers just put up an office building. Amid a thriving life sciences and biotech ecosystem, developers in Philadelphia must now consider not […]

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Sunset Social, a Rooftop Bar and Burger Shack, Is About to Open in UCity

A new rooftop burger spot is coming to University City. Sunset Social will open this Monday, May 6th, on the lush rooftop of the Cira […]