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Glam It Up: Makeover of 40th Street Trolley Portal to Start in 2016

In case you missed it, the University City District has published its latest State of University City report, an annually-released compendium of the developments bubbling up in University City. […]

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Spotted in West Philly: Chunk of Haverford Avenue Hits the Market

There’s an interesting clutch of apartments up for grabs not too far from the planned “Platinum Corridor” at 41st and Market. 4041-4051 Haverford Avenue has just […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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!) […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“Icehouse” is Philadelphia’s Winter Pop-Up Tourist Attraction

“You ain’t ever gonna see anything like this again!” The man’s walking down the street with a spring in his step. He’s almost skipping. He’s excited. […]

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We Just Found a Snug (And Sled-Friendly!) Home in West Philly

If you’re not getting a half day off like some of the city’s younger residents as a result of the big snow engulfing us today, then, surely, […]

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There’s a Japanese Girl Group with a Song Titled “West Philly”

Have you heard the latest track from Japanese girl group Especia? Unless you’re a big j-pop enthusiast, probably not. Fortunately, you can listen to it […]

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Developer Presents Plans for 24-Unit Apartment in West Philly

During a meeting with the Spruce Hill Community Association zoning committee yesterday, developers behind a proposed 24-unit apartment building presented their plan, which is set […]

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Brand New Queen Lane Apartments Will Have Wednesday Groundbreaking

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has announced that it will break ground on the new Queen Lane Apartments development in Germantown on December 17th. Expected to […]

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Morning Headlines: 4601 Market Closer to Being New Police Headquarters

The Planning Commission approved a zoning change for 4601 Market earlier this week, which means the former Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building is closer to […]