West Philly

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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 […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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$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 […]

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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 […]

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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.