West Philadelphia

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An American Bistro and Jazz Lounge Is Now Open in West Philly

A new bistro has opened in West Philly’s Cobbs Creek neighborhood, just north of 52nd and Baltimore. 720 West Bistro takes the place of erstwhile bar Blue […]

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What You Can Rent for $1500 a Month in Philadelphia Right Now

According to the latest monthly rent data from Apartment List, $1,500 a month is well above the median monthly rent for two-bedroom apartments in Philadelphia. […]

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Is West Philly the New Portland?

When I moved out West from Philly in 2010, it felt like striking gold. In Portland, Oregon, I found a beautiful city with a sense […]

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West Philly Is Holding a Huge (and Free) Aretha Franklin Tribute

West Philadelphia wants to show the Queen of Soul a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T. The community’s annual Neighborhood-to-Neighborhood (N2N) festival at 50th Street and Baltimore Avenue on September […]

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Do Yoga and Zumba at This Free West Philly Health Fair and Block Party

Some of us take our ability to go to the doctors whenever we need to for granted — and it’s easy to do that because when […]

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Car That Struck, Killed 5-Year-Old in West Philly Turned Over to Police

The car that police say struck and killed a 5-year-old boy in West Philadelphia this past weekend has been turned in. The vehicle was surrendered to […]

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Police Arrest Four Suspects in Violent West Philly Carjacking

Philly police have arrested four suspects in connection with a violent West Philly carjacking caught on camera this past weekend. 

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WATCH: Man Carjacked in West Philly

Police are searching for five suspects wanted in connection to a carjacking in West Philly last Friday. Officials say the incident occurred around 11 p.m. on October […]

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Could West Philly’s Brand-New $50K Bike Lane Disappear?

A lot of people are talking about West Philly’s new one-way protected bike lane – the city’s first. The 1.1 mile lane on Chestnut Street between 45th […]

Business

Kudos for a One-Man Community Development Corporation

For many years, the nicest building at the intersection of 40th and Chestnut streets in University City was the one with the sign reading “Chestnut […]

Property

Residential Tower Proposed for U-City Site

Philly.com reports that a developer is proposing to build a 17-story residential tower with retail space on the site of the Wash ‘n’ Lube car […]

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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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Reports: Police Fatally Shoot Man After West Philadelphia Stabbing Rampage

Two boys are in critical condition after one of their fathers reportedly went on a stabbing rampage in West Philadelphia that ended when police shot […]

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Officer Wounded in West Philly Shooting Released From Hospital

Philadelphia Police Sgt. Sylvia Young was released yesterday from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, four days after she was shot multiple times during a mass shootout in West […]

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Four-Alarm Fire Ravages West Philadelphia Church

A four-alarm fire ravaged the Christ Liberation Fellowship Church in West Philadelphia this morning. Church fire in West Philadelphia reaches 4 alarms: https://t.co/g8N1iCUQtChttps://t.co/jY4trd4x4t — Action News on […]