west-philadelphia

Foobooz

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll Is Back This Summer

  All you need is a dollar, and West Philadelphia will be your oyster. The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll is back, and it’s taken some […]

City Life

Watch Will Smith Spontaneously Rap ‘Summertime’ on Letterman

Will Smith was on Letterman promoting some movie last night when he launched into an impromptu rendition of his classic “Summertime,” set to Kool & […]

Property

Newly Listed: UCity Fixer-Upper in Great Location for Just $100,000

Call it whatever you like–a fixer-upper, a diamond in the rough, a house needing TLC–this one could be a rather good deal. The intersection of […]

Foobooz

Saint Declan’s Well Is Coming to The Left Bank

Saint Declan’s Well in Ireland The Left Bank apartment building on the Walnut Street bridge in University City is losing Tria Wine Room this week. […]

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Property

Here’s What the Grove At Cira Centre South Will Look Like

Brandywine Realty Trust’s  Grove at Cira Centre South at 31st and Market, designed by Cira Centre architect Cesar Pelli and Erdy McHenry Architects, now has […]

City Life

The Best Quotes from Today’s Story About the “Fresh Turkey of West Philly”

There’s a wild turkey roaming around West Philadelphia, and the Daily News is on it. Hereforth, the best quotes about brash young Barkevious, who escaped […]

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Property

Will Philly Bike Share Cause NIMBY Nightmares?

It’s actually happening: Philly is getting a bike share program, the details of which were released yesterday. The city predicts it’ll be ready to go […]

City Life

Penn Students: Be Extra Careful At 38th And Spruce Streets

Yes, it’s the end of the semester, and yes, you’re probably busy nude modeling or something, but here’s a quick warning for you Penn Students: […]

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Property

Property’s Morning Obsession: Steve Powers’ “Love Letter” for Sale

You’ve seen them on the buildings along the route of the Market-Frankford El–artist Steve Powers’ “Love Letter” murals, which are evocative, poignant, funny and one […]

Foobooz

Little Baby’s Opens an Ice Cream Embassy in West Philly

Little Baby’s Ice Cream opened their “Cedar Park Embassy” this weekend at 4903 Catharine Street. The grand opening featured Philadelphia’s Firebird Wind Ensemble, Play on Philly Youth […]

Property

Mixed-Use Complex at 43rd and Sansom to Be Built Along With Liquor Store

Apartments at Penn generally buys properties, rehabs them and rents them to students. But now that the Zoning Board and the Spruce Hill community have […]

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Property

“Paradise City” Renovation at 49th and Locust Is Definitely Under Way

It’s been more than a year since Oren Brothers Real Estate announced their plans to transform the old Croydon Building–aka the squatters’ Paradise City–into an […]

Foobooz

JG Domestic Offers Lunchtime Blue Plate Special

Looking for quality food at affordable prices? Or just somewhere to eat near 30th Street Station when the food trucks aren’t at the Porch? Well, […]

Property

Trailer: MAYA, Shot in Philadelphia and Cape May

Property

Where to Open Next? Strangelove’s Co-owner Leigh Maida Explains.

Leigh Maida and husband/business partner Brendan Hartranft–along with other parnters and investors–own and operate four neighborhood bistros that emphasize quality brews and delicious pub fare. […]