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Morning Headlines: Demolition of Queen Lane Apartments Coming Soon-ish

It’s been almost two years since the Philadelphia Housing Authority announced plans to demolish the long-vacant Queen Lane Apartments in West Philadelphia, and to replace […]


Tale of the Tape: SPOT Gourmet Burgers, Steaks, & Pork

As we continue the Year of the Cheesesteak, we’ll be taking a look at cheesesteak spots that are new, been flying under the radar or been […]


March Food Truck Schedule at the Porch

File this one under positive thoughts. Here’s the March schedule for food trucks at The Porch at 30th Street Station. We’ll be dining outside in […]


UPDATED: University City Federal Donuts Countdown Is On

The Federal Donuts coming to 3428 Sansom Street is opening shortly. How shortly? According to a tweet from Federal Donuts yesterday, “in fewer days than […]


Will Alexander Wilson School Be Turned Into Housing?

Word on the street is Orens Brothers Real Estate will get the former Alexander Wilson School at 46th and Woodland. As mentioned earlier, the building […]


Yes, Another New Coworking Space (This One’s in Cedar Park)

Courtesy The Fire Works With the newest of Philadelphia’s seemingly endless supply of coworking spaces open in Cedar Park, can there possibly be anyone left […]


DRINK THIS: The Fat Apple at The Fat Ham

The Fat Ham has rightfully been getting early love for its hot chicken, fried oyster sliders and Southern hummus. But that’s not to say the […]


Greensgrow Farm Expands

The Kensington based Greensgrow Farms is bringing a garden center, farmers’ market, outdoor workshop and classroom space to West Philadelphia. Be Well Philly has all the […]


Headlines: Councilwoman Presents Reuse Plans for 4601 Market

Rumors about rehabbing the long-vacant Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co. building at 46th and Market go as far back as March 2012, but now official […]


3601 Market Breaks Ground

Yesterday ground was broken for 3601 Market, the 28-floor residential tower project from the Southern Land Company, BLT Architects, and the University City Science Center. […]

City Life

Meet the “Hipsters of Philadelphia”

Ever wanted an illustrated breakdown of Philadelphia’s variegated, geographically distinct hipster species? Philadelphia designer Kate Otte has created one on her Tumblr.


Sbraga Takes His Shot at Southern Cooking at The Fat Ham

Adam Erace approaches Kevin Sbraga’s The Fat Ham with a bit of a raised eyebrow. Can Kevin Sbraga really cook Southern food and is it […]


Morning Headlines: The Secret History Of Clark Park

Putting the spotlight on yet another lesser-known history of Philadelphia, Hidden City features Bradley Peniston’s insight into the man who gave his name to Clark […]


Morning Headlines: West Philly Neighborhood Is First National Promise Zone

A new federal program has chosen five poverty-stricken, disadvantaged areas of the country and named them Promise Zones, offering federal assistance and hope that unemployment […]


Food Options Expanding for The Porch, Vendors Wanted

Starting this April, the University City District is expanding its food options at the Porch. Lunch will be served every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with […]