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Hard Hat Tour: AKA University City

Those of you of a certain age may recall the TV ads for KormanSuites, “when just an apartment just isn’t enough.” The apartments the Korman […]

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Spread Bagelry Opens in University City

Spread Bagelry, the Rittenhouse neighborhood Montreal bagel spot has opened its second location, this one at 36th and Chestnut in University City. But this is […]

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Milkhouse Adding New Location at 30th Street Station

Milkhouse, the grilled cheese, fries and more emporium is set to open its third location. This Milkhouse will be inside 30th Street Station at the former […]

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Drexel Student Earns a Spot on Shake Shack’s Menu

Shake Shack paired up with Drexel University’s Food Lab to bring a new limited-time item to the menu. Starting today, July 1st, the new City of Butter-ly Love […]

30th Street Station development plan, aerial view
Property

Our Odds on the 30th Street Station Area Development Plan

$6.5 billion. The figure was tossed out rather casually in the course of yesterday’s formal unveiling of the two-years-in-the-making master development plan for the area […]

Property

University City Preservation Tragedy: When Density Begets Dullness

One of the positive aspects of the current development boom in Philly is that long-underutilized land is being put to better use. Denser development makes […]

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Jose Andres Comes To Philly

Chef Jose Andres is kind of a big deal. Actually, Jose Andres is kind of a huge deal. The Spanish-born chef behind such concepts as […]

Property

The Gables Goes On the Market

University City in the Gilded Age was Philadelphia’s original streetcar suburb. And the people who could afford to build grand homes along the expanding trolley lines […]

Property

That House Out There: How’d This Place Wind Up on This Block?

The 4600 block of Kingsessing Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia—the listing refers to this area as “Cedarhill,” a name we’ve never encountered before—is a tidy block […]

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The Stupid Joy of Simple Things: Clarkville Reviewed

The thing that matters most about Clarkville is where it lives. It’s a pizza restaurant with good beer, a single solid pasta, and a short, […]

City Life

Coming Soon: Two New SEPTA Bus Routes?

SEPTA’s Annual Service Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes two new bus routes that won’t be launched in the coming fiscal year. That’s because the agency […]

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It’s Mexican Brunch Time at City Tap House

Summer is coming early at City Tap House University City today, March 5th, with the tapping of Flying Dog Brewery‘s new Mexican lager, Numero Uno Summer Cerveza, […]

Property

Rents Leveling Out in Philly, But University City is One of the Highest Priced ‘Hoods

The Philadelphia rental market ranks 16th in the nation in terms of average rents per one-bedroom apartment. As more units come on board in Center […]

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A Peek at Marigold Kitchen’s January Menu

Marigold Kitchen still doesn’t have a menu but they do offer a peek at some of the 13-15 courses that co-owners and chefs Andrew Kochan […]

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Herban Debuting Dinner Service with Pay-What-You-Wish Night

On Tuesday, January 12th Herban Quality Eats is debuting its dinner service with a pay-what-you-wish night. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m, the University City […]