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University City


Will Paint For Food: Shake Shack Looking For Local Artists

The Shake Shack in University City is having an art contest and it works like this: from now until January 31st, anyone who feels touched […]


Get Hai For Free At The New Hai Street Kitchen

So you guys know there’s a new Hai Street Kitchen in University City, right? It’s at 125 S. 40th Street, and just to make absolutely […]


3737 Chestnut Is About to Top Off, Set for August Opening

3737 Chestnut, touted as University City’s first market-rate high-rise residential complex, is about to celebrate its “topping off” ceremony next week on January 14 at […]

Things to Do

Winter Arts Guide: 10 Arty Things to Do in Philly During the Chilly Season

Contrary to popular belief, the amazing cultural scene in Philly doesn’t slow down during the winter season: There’s a host of wonderful dance, theater, music, […]

City Life

Police Capture Man Accused of Student Assaults

Police have captured a man they say is responsible for four assaults on female students in recent days in the University City zone west of […]


Tale of the Tape: Train Wreck at Beck’s Cajun Cafe

As Serious Eats pointed out in its rundown of Philadelphia cheesesteaks, under seasoning is a big issue. Even spots that aren’t just phoning it in often […]


Morning Headlines: University City Leads the City In New Office Construction

It’s official: University City is in a construction boom and we have the numbers to prove it thanks to the University City District’s annual State […]


University City Gets a New Sandwich Joint

Jake’s Sandwich Board is celebrating the grand opening of its second location in University City at 40th and Sansom Streets on December 1st, at 11 a.m. And if […]


BIG A$@ Brunch at City Tap House

Head over to the City Tap House in University City on Sunday, November 9th from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. for a Big A$@ Brunch […]


Makeover at White Dog Cafe in University City

White Dog Cafe in University City recently completed a yearlong renovation in which the restaurant updated each of its rooms. The bar was refinished and new barstools and chairs […]

City Life

PHOTOS: Philly Youth Kick-Off It Gets Better Project at Kimmel Center

“It’s Philly’s LGBTQ youth that are leading the change,” says 17-year-old Bella, a high school student from Kensington. She, along with a panel of other emerging leaders […]


Wahoo’s Tacos Opening on Thursday

Wahoo’s Tacos and More, which originated 26-years ago in Southern California, is opening at 32nd and Chestnut this Thursday, November 6th. The bar and restaurant serves […]


DiStefano: New Center City Office High-Rises Unlikely

This morning’s PhillyDeals column is titled “Are more towers on the horizon?” The answer is, “Probably not.” (I guess “More towers probably not on the […]


Wishbone Hosts Sudden Death Hot Wing Eating Competition

Today, Wishbone at 4034 Walnut Street is hosting a “Sudden Death” hot wing eating contest at 5 p.m. Ten challengers will take on the defending champion, Don. The […]


Morning Headlines: There’s a Construction Boom in University City

No doubt new projects sprouting around the city are contributing to Philadelphia’s growth spurt, but University City in particular has been seeing a substantial rise […]