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Post Brothers Betting Big on University City; Plans Garden Court Revamp

Post Brothers is starting to execute their plans to get in on some of the action around University City. The company announced they’ve acquired the […]


University City Continues to Grow with Planned 3.0 University Place Complex

Philadelphia’s new boom – in population, jobs, housing, restaurants, retailers, and office space – is well documented. But if you thought Center City was the only one […]


University City Dwarfs Center City in Growth of Well-Paying Jobs

The year 2008 sure feels like a long time ago. The housing bubble burst, the stock market fizzled and employers everywhere were downsizing. Now that […]


Jose Andres Brings Beefsteak to Philly

World-renowned chef Jose Andres makes his debut in Philadelphia by bringing his vegetarian, fast-food concept, Beefsteak to the University of Pennsylvania campus in early 2016. Beefsteak […]


Hip to be uCity Square: Science Center Unveils Vision, New Name

Market Street is exploding with development, and the University City Science Center is looking to position it campus as the western anchor of Philadelphia’s burgeoning […]


Philly Startup With Game-Changing Beer Test Moves into Juice Biz

Invisible Sentinel is venturing into the juice business. The fast-growing University City Science Center-based company has been making a name for itself by testing the likes of Victory […]


Innovation Plaza to Open This Fall, Include Innovators Walk of Fame

Let’s rewind to early summer for a moment. In June, we told you all about the University City Science Center‘s expanding campus: the upcoming apartments, retail, […]


Free Outdoor Movie Series Coming To University City

I love outdoor movies. I grew up spending weekends slowly asphyxiating inside my parents’ old Fiat at one of the last, true drive-in movie theaters […]


Kevin Sbraga’s the Fat Ham Offering Three Days of Wings

Kevin Sbraga, who is very much a chicken whisperer, is doing chicken wings for three days at his University City restaurant, the Fat Ham. His […]


Science Center Eyes Building Demo in the Fall, Plans Temporary Parking Lot

Depending on your route to the last week’s Night Market street festival in West Philly on Lancaster Avenue, you might have passed by a zoning notice that may […]

Things to Do

21 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend


University City Dining Days Are Back

The “three courses, three prices” deal comes back to University City starting tomorrow, Thursday, July 16th, and running through Sunday, July 26th. Participating restaurants (essentially […]


Join The Fat Ham for a Low Country Boil

The Fat Ham is hosting its 2nd annual Low Country Boil on Wednesday, July 15th. Bibs are recommended if you have them. Dinner will run […]


Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll Update

Tonight is the first of two Baltimore Avenue Dollar Strolls for this summer (the next is September 24th). We told you the details on vendors and […]

City Life

PHOTOS: Summit Ball with Philadelphia Black Pride and Philadelphia FIGHT

It was a hot night this past Saturday at the University of the Arts as Philadelphia Black Pride and Philadelphia FIGHT teamed up to present the […]