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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 […]

Foobooz

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, […]

Property

Plans Announced for Redesigned “Gateway to West Philly”

The University City District revealed plans for renovations to the 40th Street Trolley Portal on Tuesday at a meeting of the Spruce Hill Community Association zoning […]

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 […]

Foobooz

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, […]

Business

Four Innovators Awarded $600,000 from University City Science Center

Four researchers are sharing the hefty prize of $600,000. It’s all part of the QED Proof-of-Concept Program from the University City Science Center that unites collegiate research from the […]

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 […]

Foobooz

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 […]

Foobooz

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 […]

Foobooz

Herban Quality Eats To Open with Free Lunch

Herban Quality Eats, Philadelphia’s newest fast casual concept is going to be opening its doors at 3601 Market Street on Tuesday, December 15th. The restaurant is […]

Foobooz

The Fat Ham Turns Two with Revamped Menu and Wingaversary

The Fat Ham, Kevin Sbraga’s University City Southern comfort food restaurant is turning two on Wednesday, December 9th and he’s celebrating with a night of […]

Property

Glam It Up: Makeover of 40th Street Trolley Portal to Start in 2016

In case you missed it, the University City District has published its latest State of University City report, an annually-released compendium of the developments bubbling up in University City. […]

Citified

West Philly Rising

Each year, the University City District compiles, in a glossy report, the vital signs for the eastern half of West Philly. For a while now, the trend […]

Foobooz

Introducing Our Fast Casual Tracker

We were anticipating rolling out our Fast Casual Tracker today, before the bombshell news hit that Urban Outfitters had bought the Vetri Family of restaurants including Pizzeria Vetri. […]