West Philly

Holidays

Philly high school students are selling 'jawnaments' for Christmas

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Literature

Philly writer Carmen Maria Machado honored at National Book Awards

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Entertainment

Netflix seems to be recruiting an army of people named Will Smith

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Authors

Chuck Dixon is now the most prolific comic book writer of all time

comic books

Development

Schuylkill Yards breaks ground in University City

Schuylkill Yards

Development

Enticing Philly tenants announced for upcoming Penn Food Hall

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Videos

Police nab, identify 4 suspects in disturbing West Philly carjacking video

West Philly carjacking

Musicians

Max Weinberg: thundering till the end

Max Weinberg

Donations

Get rare Dock Street beer for donating supplies to Puerto Rico

Carroll - Dock Street Brewing

Sixers

You can go to a Sixers practice at The Palestra for free

Palestra

Broadcasters

Effortless ways to pay it forward: from 6abc's Jeannette Reyes

Carroll - 6abc Jeannette Reyes

Fitness

Jump into a free fitness class with Punk Rope

Jump rope exercise

Performances

There will be a free Prince tribute concert in West Philly

Prince

Odd News

How one West Philly bar flirted with anti-semitic death metal

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Bicycling

Philly breaks ground on city's first one-way protected bike lane

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Breweries

GALLERY: At Dock Street, success is in the can

Carroll - Dock Street Brewing

Accidents

Couple survive collapse of West Philly house adorned with popular ‘Love Letter’ mural

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Food & Drink

Here's how to get free water ice in West Philly today

Trolley Car Station Rendering

Performances

All-female cast of warrior women star in this summer's Shakespeare in Clark Park production

warrior woman

Festivals

11th Annual Lancaster Jazz Festival to celebrate young talent

Jaleel Shaw Lancaster Jazz Festival

Development

In Schuylkill Yards Project, West Philly to receive $3.1 million in affordable housing

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Food & Drink

Over 25 restaurants participating in University City Dining Days 2017

Distrito

Police

Philly police: Alleged rapist who was 'inadvertently released' back in custody

Russell Allen Bryant

Shopping

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll will take place on two dates this summer

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Stabbing

Update: Councilman David Oh holds 'no ill will' toward attacker

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Lists

West Philadelphia spot lands on '100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America' list

Pancakes at brunch

Events

West Philly's The Workshop School joins this year’s Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

The Workshop School

Movies

Where to watch outdoor movies for free this summer

movies

Education

Philly gallery giving away historic prints to art and history teachers

The Grand Review

Investigations

Philly cop arrested for allegedly hitting, chasing wife in police cruiser

Antonio Mayhew

Development

Here's what the apartments inside the historic West Philadelphia High School will look like

West Lofts

Children's Books

GoFundMe aims to get books featuring Muslim children into Philadelphia schools

Children's Books Against Islamophobia

Shopping

Shop handmade goods at Go West! Craft Fest's springtime market

Handmade goods

Nonprofits

Philly nonprofit that hires disadvantaged can't afford to replace stolen power tools

Power tools

Cooking Competition

The (delightful) fiasco that was the Philly Florida Keys cook-off

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Real Estate

Real Estate site names Philly's 'hottest' neighborhood for 2017

Spruce Hill

Social Media

Twitter loves Philly dad's baller son with two Valentines

Twitter Valentine's Kid West Philly

Design

Here's a new set of fonts inspired by Philadelphia's neighborhoods

philadelphia neighborhood fonts

Crime

Two postal workers charged with distributing marijuana through mail in West Philly

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Fights

Video reportedly shows Philly police officer swinging at girl during brawl

Fight West Philly

Community

Community rallies to help pay for abandoned pit bull's costly surgery

Rescued dog

Animals

Get a custom holiday card with this West Philly opossum on it

Gary the Trashcat

Movies

The reviews for Will Smith's new movie are absolutely brutal

Will Smith

Real Estate

There's a castle for sale in Philly

'The Castle' in Powelton Village.

Education

Top Philadelphia schools as ranked by new School Performance Profiles

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Crime

WATCH: Cab driver stabbed during vicious attack in West Philly

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