University City

Business

Kudos for a One-Man Community Development Corporation

For many years, the nicest building at the intersection of 40th and Chestnut streets in University City was the one with the sign reading “Chestnut […]

Shoppist

Connoisseur: Amy Sadao

Since becoming director of the Institute of Contemporary Art in 2012, Sadao, a Rittenhouse resident, has used her keen eye and business acumen to help […]

City Life

The Changing Streets of Cedar Park

Monica Allison moved to West Philadelphia’s Cedar Park in 1997, buying a gorgeous red brick Victorian town house for $67,000. She’d been renting closer to […]

Property

Residential Tower Proposed for U-City Site

Philly.com reports that a developer is proposing to build a 17-story residential tower with retail space on the site of the Wash ‘n’ Lube car […]

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City Life

SEPTA Reveals New Bus Route Plans For University City, Roosevelt Blvd.

SEPTA has revealed plans for two much-anticipated bus routes affecting University City and Roosevelt Boulevard. 

Property

Three Philly Neighborhoods to Watch in 2017

The online brokerage Redfin has released its list of the “Hottest Neighborhoods for 2017,” and while none of the 10 hottest neighborhoods nationwide are in […]

Business

Science Center Breaks Ground on 3675 Market Street

It’s undisputed that with the expansion of uCity Square, University City and frankly all of Philadelphia will enter a new era of innovation, access, inclusion, […]

Foobooz

Here’s What You’ll Be Eating At Dim Sum House (Notably: Free Soup Dumplings Tomorrow)

Last week, we talked about the opening of Dim Sum House in University City–the new restaurant from Jane Guo and Jackson Fu of Jane G’s […]

Foobooz

If You’re Living In University City, 2017 Is Going To Be A Very Good Year

So we’ve already talked about the donuts that are coming your way. And yesterday, it was dim sum. And now? Well, how ’bout we add […]

Foobooz

Beiler’s Bakery Opening Soon in University City

Back in August of last year, the folks from Beiler’s Bakery (which I just mentioned in my very hungry, early morning post on how I […]

Business

How the Sharing Economy Is Changing Office Space

Two booms taken together turned Center City Philadelphia from a somewhat sleepy place at night with a buzz-cut of a skyline to a vibrant, round-the-clock […]

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Business

U-City Named Hottest Tech Submarket in Nation

Those shiny new buildings rising in University City are not only turning it into Philadelphia’s second downtown — they’re making it the nation’s hottest submarket for […]

Foobooz

Schmear It Goes From Food Truck to Permanent Store

When David Fine founded Schmear It, a start-up company selling bagels from a food truck, he didn’t see other local Philadelphia bagel joints as his […]

Foobooz

Bottle Shop at Local 44 Adds Wine to Go

The Bottle Shop at Local 44 has been known for its well-curated selection of beers since its opening. And starting today, it’s going to look […]

Foobooz

Michelin-Starred Team Is Opening Restaurant in University City

The team behind New York’s Michelin-starred Rebelle is opening a restaurant in University City’s FMC Tower at Cira Centre South. The restaurant, which will be […]