University City


Penn’s New Food Hall: $10 Ice Cream and a Slice of Gentrification

The last place at the heart of Penn’s campus that unashamedly included the neighborhood is gone. The Moravian Food Court, once a lively social hub […]


Ugly On the Inside: Danlu Reviewed

You know what I hate about this place? That it has a roof. I hate that it has four walls and a floor that doesn’t […]


The Best Places to Eat in West Philly and University City

West Philly is Philly’s most perfect food neighborhood: It’s our culinary laboratory, where one-offs and wild knots of Asian and African cuisines feed the neighbors […]


Danlu Introduces Taiwanese Brunch to University City

Patrick Feury‘s new UCity restaurant, Danlu, is pretty good. Since it opened a couple months ago, the kitchen has been turning out a combination of Taiwanese […]


Peak Teak in Spruce Hill for $549K

The owner of the popular “McMansion Hell” blog would probably ding the super-tall portico on the “Chateau de Paix” for its outsize scale and spindly […]


These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Spruce Hill

University City has long had a reputation for being, as the onetime motto of the University City District put it, “left of center.” The high […]


Korman Residential Brings the Suite Life to University City

Remember KormanSuites, “when just an apartment just isn’t enough?” Korman Residential Properties, an offshoot of the company that invented the furnished flexible-stay apartment in the […]


Eat This Now: He Fen Noodles at Danlu

If I’m being honest, I wasn’t expecting a lot from Danlu. There was just something about it — the location, the space, the time it’d […]


Danlu, a Taiwanese Street Food Gastropub, Is Now Open in University City

We’ve been waiting for Danlu, the new Asian gastropub opening at 3601 Market Street, for over two years now. Patrick Feury and his partners Michael Wei, […]


Hatch & Coop Is University City’s Brand New Fried Chicken Joint

Since its inception, Jake’s Sandwich Board has specialized in brisket, pork, and turkey sandwiches. Sometimes (now), turducken. In terms of a business, it’s a winning […]


University City Restaurant Has LOL-Worthy Name

Over the weekend, a new poke spot opened up on the University of Pennsylvania campus. You’ll never guess what they decided to call it.


3737 Chestnut Changes Hands for $118M

One of the first of the new high-rise apartment towers that are reshaping the University City skyline has a new owner: Radnor Property Group announced […]


Philly Ranked Fifth Most Walkable City in U.S. This Year

A mere two-tenths of a point dropped Philadelphia from its perch as the nation’s fourth-most-walkable city in this year’s Walk Score rankings of American cities. […]

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Here’s Why Brookings Thinks Philly’s Innovation Scene Isn’t Competitive Enough

A new report released on Thursday by the nonprofit Brookings Institution tries to tackle a major, eternally looming question for Philadelphia: With all of the […]


Common Threads in This Year’s Rouse Award Residential Finalists

The Urban Land Institute Philadelphia District Council announced the finalists for this year’s Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence last week, and five of […]