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University City Science Center Plans Massive Live-Work Innovation Hub

The surge in development in University City is showing no signs of slowing down, especially now that Wexford Science + Technology has unvieled plans to […]

Foobooz

Marigold Kitchen Launches Test Kitchen Tuesdays

Marigold Kitchen is doing something special on Tuesdays. Each Tuesday this summer, the Marigold team will be offering a five-to-eight course experimental menu highlighting ingredients sourced […]

Business

University City Science Center Plans to Swell to 4M Square Feet

The University City Science Center has plans to virtually double in size and create a behemoth with 4 million square feet of office, laboratory, residential and retail […]

Foobooz

The Porch 2.0 Is Here

Michael Schulson’s food truck and booze wagon are now set up at the Porch next to 30th Street Station. Rotisserie at the Porch will serve […]

Property

Hotel News: The Study at University City Breaks Ground

Drexel University is making some noise this week. Hot off of announcing their big plans for the Korman Quadrangle, Study Hotels and Hospitality 3, a […]

Foobooz

This Weekend: William Street Common Is Opening Their Patio

We first told you about William Street Common (the indoor beer garden in University City from Avram Hornik) back when it opened–toward the beginning of […]

Foobooz

Get Ready for The Porch 2.0

When the Porch opened at 30th Street Station in late 2011, it was designed to be a low-cost test run at place-making. Could some colorful […]

Foobooz

Schmear It, Just One of Several Restaurants Coming to 3601 Market

Property has the details on 3601 Market Street, the new 363 unit apartment building opening this summer. But of particular note to Foobooz readers, the […]

Foobooz

Distrito Loyalty Card Pays Dividends

Yesterday, at Industree’s food and beverage tech panel, Scott Steenrod, Vice President, Restaurant Operations for the Garces Group dropped a very interesting nugget. Since instituting their “Blue Demon […]

Foobooz

CoZara Rolls Out a Redo

When Hiroyuki Tanaka opened coZara in University City a year ago, more than a few people raised an eyebrow at the omission of sushi bar. After […]

Foobooz

Half-Price Pizza at Zavino Today

Today, Monday, March 16th, Zavino is celebrating the first birthday of its University City location with half-price pizzas there and at their original Midtown Village locale. […]

City Life

The Real Reason Penn’s Tuition Is Going Up Again This Year

Penn has just announced that the cost of its undergrad tuition will go up by 3.9 percent this year. This is the sixth year in […]

Property

University City District Report Says Parklets Enhance Neighborhoods

The elimination of parking space–even if it’s the loss of one or two spots–in a low-density neighborhood is not something drivers are likely to enjoy hearing, especially […]

Property

Should 30th Street Station Follow the Lead of D.C.’s Union Station?

The revamped West Plaza at one of Philadelphia’s busiest–as a matter of fact, one of the country’s busiest–stations was only a taste of the larger transformation planned for […]

City Life

Where to Send Your Kid to College If He Does Drugs

So let’s say your son is a good kid, a nice kid, smart, nailed his SATs, but he does have this troublesome … habit. He […]