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City Life

50-Year-Old Father of Three Killed In West Philly Home Invasion

UPDATE: Father of 3 shot in Southwest Philadelphia home invasion has died http://t.co/ycTQo5QxXu pic.twitter.com/FuqqbNjXSY — Action News on 6abc (@6abc) October 13, 2015 On Monday […]


Dock Street Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary in West Philly

Today, Tuesday, August 25th, Dock Street Brewery is celebrating its 8th anniversary in the firehouse at 50th and Baltimore Avenue. And in honor of the […]


Marigold Kitchen Shows Off Some Late Summer Dishes

West Philadelphia’s Marigold Kitchen has made it a bit of a tradition to tease out some of their seasonally changing menu items. And for late […]


Lancaster Avenue Night Market Is Tonight

Tonight is Night Market, folks. Returning once more to West Philly, the party will be descending on Lancaster Avenue for several hours of food trucks, […]

Things to Do

Shakespeare in Clark Park Starts Tomorrow With Five Free Shows Through Sunday

To sit or to stand? That will be the question at the 10th anniversary of Shakespeare in Clark Park. Grab your checkered blankets and bottled (or boxed!) […]


Honest Tom’s Launches Taco Sauce Line

In Honest Tom’s owner Tom McCusker is nothing if not honest. In a post to Instagram, McCusker states: “In a last ditch effort to make more money without the […]


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 […]


Headlines: Greensgrow Farms Expanding With West Philly Garden Center

Kensington-based Greensgrow Farms has visions of opening a new West Philly garden center at 5123-29 Baltimore Avenue. West Philly Local says that the group will […]


Jaw Dropper of the Week: Beautifully Touched Up Victorian in Powelton Village

Surprised this week’s Jaw Dropper is in West Philly? Don’t be. (This house is a prize, we assure you.) Nestled on the leafy 3400 block […]


Neighbors Await Church to Preschools Conversion In West Philly

The former Saint Peter’s Church of Christ building at 4700 Kingsessing Avenue has already started to see renovation work, as previously reported, but the property […]


Furness-Designed Church In Philadelphia Closer to Preschool Conversion?

Developer Guy Laren and his band of neighborhood supporters are a zoning change away from moving forward on a project that would see the former Saint […]


At Last! 4224 Baltimore Avenue Project to Be Reviewed by the City

An update for those who’ve been following the 4224 Baltimore Avenue saga: The mixed-use project has finally reached city review level! After being in limbo […]


Sunday Brunch Returns to Dock Street

Sunday brunch has returned to Dock Street Brewing Co. The first service was on Sunday, and they’ll be continuing with new menu items, beer cocktails […]

City Life

WATCH: Video Shows Suspect in Laundromat Killing

A terrible thing to see: Philadelphia Police say that at 11:12 a.m. Feb. 19, they were called to the 1300 block of South 53rd Street […]


University City District Report Says Parklets Enhance Neighborhoods

The elimination of parking space–even if it’s the loss of one or two spots–in a low-density neighborhood is not something drivers are likely to enjoy hearing, especially […]