University City

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Foobooz

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 […]

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News

The L.A.-Based Street Artist Bringing a 19-Story Mural to University City

Mural Arts has announced a massive new project coming to the edge of University City and West Philly — an 11,000 square-foot piece decorating the side of […]

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Foobooz

Rx the Farmacy in UCity Closes After Five Years

This post has been updated.  Rx the Farmacy, the weekends-only University City brunch spot with a farm-to-table vibe, has closed after five years in business. […]

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Foobooz

The Post in UCity Adds New Menus, Tries to Avoid Legal Snafu This Time

The Post, a new beer bar-slash-arcade in University City’s Cira Garage, made headlines when it received a cease and desist letter a mere three days […]

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Foobooz

Outback Threatens to Sue New Philly Bar Over Its “Boomin’ Onion”

When you open up a new bar in Philly, you have all sorts of things to worry about. Will people show up? Will your beer […]

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Foobooz

The Common, UCity’s New Mediterranean Restaurant, Is Now Open

Despite mostly positive reviews, Patrick Feury’s Taiwanese-inspired Danlu didn’t last long. So the chef, long known for locally-sourced menus at his long-running Main Line spot Nectar, has […]

Property

On the Market: Updated English Country Twin in University City

The Garden Court section of University City is a neighborhood of handsome twin houses developed in the 1920s. It’s remained a desirable place to live […]

Foobooz

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 […]

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Foobooz

Eat Here Now: EAT Café in University City

Running a restaurant isn’t easy even in the best of circumstances. Running a restaurant where guests have the option to eat for free? That’s even harder. […]

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Foobooz

Steve’s Prince of Steaks Opens a Big New Spot With a Bar in UCity

The new location of Steve’s Prince of Steaks is celebrating its grand opening at Hamilton Court on the Penn campus this Friday — and they’re giving away free goodies. […]

Foobooz

Pomp and Circumstance: Louie Louie Reviewed

There was a moment at Louie Louie, the new restaurant at the Inn at Penn, when I thought everything was going to be okay. It […]

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Be Well Philly

The Best University City Healthy Food Spots, Workouts, and Self-Care, According to This Barre Studio Owner

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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Foobooz

One of Philly’s Best Ramen Joints Just Expanded to University City

University City just got a location of one of the city’s ramen spots. Terakawa, Chinatown’s destination for ramen, softly opened a second location in Philly at […]

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Be Well Philly

The New University City Lululemon Pop-Up Store Plans to Host a Ton of Free Events

Lululemon may have just stumbled on to a deep, meaningful truth of life: Everyone just wants to wear leggings. All the time. Everywhere. And that […]

Be Well Philly

SoBol University City Is Opening With Free Açaí Bowls

Sure, the pools are closing, school is starting, and we’re officially nearing the end of summer (sob!). But that doesn’t mean that our love for […]