West Philly


The Best Places to Eat in West Philly and University City

West Philly is Philly’s most perfect food neighborhood: It’s our culinary laboratory, where one-offs and wild knots of Asian and African cuisines feed the neighbors […]

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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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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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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 […]


Questlove to DJ at Free Prince Tribute Concert in West Philly

I count myself lucky considering the fact that I was #Blessed to be able to witness the guitar-shredding, soul and funk-ified sound of Prince live and […]


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 […]


$15K Reward Offered for Suspect Accused of Pouring Gas on Police, Fire Vehicles

Officials are offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect accused of dousing police and fire vehicles in gasoline last […]


This West Philly Artist Will Bring You a Surprise Pizza

Wanna crush some ‘za but don’t feel like going outside? You’ve got several options for delivery, from schmancy chef-driven pizza through Caviar to your neighborhood […]


Jezabel’s Studio Opens Tomorrow In West Philly

Jezabel’s Studio, chef Jezabel Careaga’s miniature outpost at 208 South 45th Street, officially opens Wednesday, July 12th.


Pentridge Station Beer Garden Gets Opening Date

Back in April, we reported that an out-of-the-way block in West Philly’s Cedar Park neighborhood might get a new beer garden and community gathering spot […]

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LGBTQ&A: Clay Cane

Clay Cane is a New York City–based award-winning journalist, author, television personality, documentary filmmaker, and CNN.com contributor. Cane is the creator and director of the […]


West Philly’s Taco Angeleno Opens for the Season

Taco Angeleno, the L.A.-inflected Cedar Park taco truck, reopens for the season today. And this year, they’ve added new hours, new menu items, and some […]


Gaze Upon Marigold Kitchen’s New Spring Menu

The culinary alchemists at Spruce Hill’s Marigold Kitchen have unveiled their new spring menu, and we have some highlights for you to salivate over before […]


Eating Crickets, River Snails and Fertilized Eggs in West Philly

Back in 2002, before it strutted the Vientiane name, the Phanthavong family’s Laotian operation out of West Philly functioned more like an outdoor speakeasy than a cafe. It was […]