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Foobooz

Go Eat Lunch Outside Today

After days of gray, rainy weather, the weather is warm and sunny — and it’s Friday. Sounds like the perfect excuse to treat yourself to […]

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 […]

Business

Here’s How Trump Made Last-Minute Changes to the H1-B Visa Program

The application period for H1-B visas opened up on Monday, right after the Trump administration issued a last-minute memo detailing new guidelines for the work […]

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. 

Business

Stephen Tang: Trump’s Rumored Overhaul of Visa Program Would Harm Innovation

President Trump’s next order of business is allegedly an overhaul of the U.S. H-1B work-visa program, which allows employers, particularly tech companies, to recruit highly […]

Business

Philly and Pittsburgh to Team Up on Tech Commercialization

Good things come from strong partnerships, and a new collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh and University City Science Center is definitely something the region […]

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 […]