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ThinkFest Recap: 3 Takeaways From Stephen Tang on Immigrant Entrepreneurs

University City Science Center president and CEO Stephen Tang made a compelling case for immigrant entrepreneurs at ThinkFest on Tuesday. The son of two Chinese […]

One Drexel Plaza and Drexel Square
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 […]

Business

Why Philly Trails Other Cities in Tech Transfer — and How We Can Fix It

There’s a big push in Philadelphia to help researchers and entrepreneurs move their tech to the marketplace. Tech transfer isn’t a new concept, but with […]

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 […]

Business

3 Reasons the New Microsoft Reactor Is in a League of Its Own

The Microsoft Reactor, Philly’s newest innovation space, officially launched last week and it’s already proving to be in a league of its own. That’s according […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Business

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 […]

Business

University City Science Center Program Wins SBA Grant to Help Commercialize Tech

The University City Science Center’s newest commercialization program will now be able to support the development of even more technologies coming out of local colleges, […]

Foobooz

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 […]

Foobooz

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 […]