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Recreation

Movement Gyms to open new spot for fitness, climbing in Kensington next year

Movement Gyms Kensington rock climbing

Government

Some Kensington businesses will face a curfew under bill passed by City Council

Kensington curfew City Hall

Food & Drink

Cloud Cups to open new gelato shop in Kensington that offers 36 flavors

Cloud Cups Kensington

Investigations

Man shot twice in head near Kensington SEPTA station, police say

shooting Kensington SEPTA station

Addiction

A law-and-order approach to Philly's overdose crisis will have grave effects, harm reduction advocates say

Overdose Prevention Kensington

Neighborhoods

Kensington residents receive $3.5 million for home repairs, eviction prevention

Guillermo Garcia

Nonprofits

With grocery prices soaring, this Kensington nonprofit is working to combat food insecurity in Philly

Greater Goods Grocery

Food & Drink

Win Win Coffee to reopen in Kensington this summer

Win Win coffee reopening

Celebrities

Amanda Seyfried joins Philly police on ride-along to prep for TV series based on Temple professor's book

Amanda Seyfried Philly Police

Food & Drink

New Kensington bar creates a space for people who love cocktails but don't want to drink alcohol

Bar Palmina Kensington

Investigations

Man killed in early morning shooting near Kensington and Allegheny, police say

Kensington shooting

Crime

Philly police investigating 2 hit-and-run crashes that sent pedestrians to the hospital

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Shopping

Kensington thrift shop Thunderbird Salvage to open second location on Frankford Avenue

Thunderbird Salvage Pop-up

Social Media

'Undignified practice' of tranq tourism puts Kensington’s opioid crisis in the social media spotlight

TikTok Tranq Tourism

Holiday

Where to find holiday markets in Philly during the rest of December

1223 Christmas Village Love Park

Courts

Murder charges reinstated against Mark Dial, the ex-Philly police officer that fatally shot Eddie Irizarry

Mark Dial Body camera

Investigations

Police looking for silver Nissan after hit-and-run kills pedestrian in Kensington

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Shopping

Vibe up your home and support local artists with artwork selling for $250 or less at Art For the Cash Poor

art for cash poor philly

Government

Supervised injection sites barred in most Philly neighborhoods after City Council overrides Jim Kenney's veto

Supervised Injection Site Law

Investigations

Philly police officer Mark Dial charged with murder in fatal shooting of Eddie Irizarry

Irizarry Dial Charged

Investigations

Eddie Irizarry's family says body cam footage suggests Philly police lied about his fatal shooting

Eddie Irizarry shooting

Addiction

Over-the-counter Narcan to be sold at major retailers starting next week

Over-the-counter Narcan

Investigations

Philly police officer that shot Eddie Irizarry to be fired, officials say

Eddie Irizarry Mark Dial Fired

Investigations

Eddie Irizarry's family releases video showing fatal police shooting

Irizarry Shooting Video

Development

157-unit apartment building proposed near Lehigh Viaduct in Kensington

Kensington Apartments Lehigh

Investigations

Police identify officer who fatally shot 27-year-old in his car in Kensington

Eddie Irizarry Shooting Kensington

Investigations

Police shooting of a man in Kensington sparks confusion, demands for answers

Police shooting Kensington

Recreation

Paved walking and biking trail extension opens in Tacony along Delaware River

K&T trail segment

Investigations

175 people arrested during $1.4 million drug bust in Kensington, police say

Kensington Drug Bust

Food & Drink

18 Fishtown bars and restaurants running summer happy hour promotion

Fishtown Taps 2023

Arts & Culture

Look for 'rain poetry' to appear on some Philly sidewalks during the next storm

philadelphia rain poetry

Investigations

PSPCA rescues over 70 Chihuahuas from Kensington home

PSPCA chihuahua rescue

Festivals

Made on American Street Festival returns this month with more art, booze and bands

American Street Festival

Investigations

Dog revived with Narcan after overdosing with its owner in Kensington, PSPCA says

Dog Overdose Kensington PSPCA

Festivals

Cheer on racers and shop small businesses at the Kensington Derby and Arts Festival

Kensington Derby and Arts Festival

Government

Philly to resume street sweeping this spring in neighborhoods most impacted by litter

Philadelphia Street Sweeping

Recreation

Figure skating program in Kensington aims to make the sport accessible for local athletes

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Investigations

Police seek person who cut Comcast lines on Super Bowl Sunday, causing panic among Eagles fans

Comcast Outage Super Bowl

Addiction

As opioids mixed with animal tranquilizers arrive in Kensington, so do alarming health challenges

Kensington tranq dope

Food & Drink

'Eat your heart out' at an anti Valentine's Day dinner curated by Wet Palette Supper Club

Anti-Valentine's Day dinner

Neighborhoods

Kensington grocery co-op reopens after members raise $200,000 to save it

Kensington Community Food Co-op Reopens

Food & Drink

Cantina La Martina's to host competition among 10 street vendors to see who makes best tamales

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