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Foobooz

The Best Places to Eat in West Philly and University City

Updated: 2/18/21 We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: West Philadelphia is the city’s best food neighborhood. Nowhere else will you find craft […]

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Foobooz

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 […]

Property

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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Foobooz

West Philly’s Kaffa Crossing Expands With Medmer

The owners of Kaffa Crossing, the beloved Ethiopian cafe and bar in Spruce Hill, are bringing a new all-day bar and restaurant to Cedar Park. […]

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Be Well Philly

The Best University City Healthy Food Spots, Workouts, and Self-Care, According to This Barre Studio Owner

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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Property

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 […]

Foobooz

Eat Here Now: Hadramout, West Philly’s New Yemeni Restaurant

On the menu, the khobz is listed humbly as “homemade bread” for just two bucks, and you’d probably skip right over if it hadn’t practically slapped you in the […]

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City Life

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 […]

Be Well Philly

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 […]

Foobooz

Loco Pez Is Now Open in West Philly

Two years after securing a corner space in West Philly’s Cedar Park neighborhood, Loco Pez has opened its second location at 47th and Baltimore. The cash-only taqueria […]

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City Life

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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City Life

Meet the Philly Writer Who’s a National Book Award Finalist

West Philly’s Carmen Maria Machado doesn’t like New York. But she’s there today. The 31-year-old literary mastermind’s latest collection — Her Body and Other Parties — […]

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City Life

Police Seek Minivan Driver in West Philly Hit-and-Run

Police are searching for two suspects seen in a minivan that ran over and seriously injured a pedestrian in West Philly last week. The incident occurred around […]

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City Life

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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City Life

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 […]