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University City


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 […]


Urban Land Institute Honors Five Amazing Philly Projects with Willard G. Rouse Awards

Back in 2014, the Urban Land Institute in Philadelphia had its first Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence, a prize ceremony intent on recognizing the area’s best […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]