Kensington

Drugs

After delay, city hopes to start cleanup of heroin hotbed in Kensington next week

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Food & Drink

Love cheese? Take part in Madame Fromage's Cheese Flash Mob

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Drugs

VICE documentary looks at Philly's opioid epidemic

Drugs

Philly, rail company will start cleanup of open-air drug market on train tracks

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Urban Planning

Knight Foundation grants provide opportunities for city design, immigrants in Philadelphia

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Homelessness

Philly mayor: Don't give cash to panhandlers

Food & Drink

A Taste of Kensington: Greensgrow party highlights neighborhood favorites

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Festivals

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby is one of Philly's wackiest traditions

Carroll - Kinetic Sculpture Derby

UFC

Former UFC champ Eddie Alvarez ready to begin life after Conor McGregor – and get his belt back

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Police

Anti-gentrification vandals damage luxury cars, new buildings in Philly's River Wards

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Police

Woman struck by Philadelphia police cruiser last week has died

Investigation

Report: Kensington man admits murdering wife with hammer

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Books

Book to give name and face to Kensington's drug crisis

Jeffrey Stockbridge Kensington Blues

Food & Drink

Martha and Mike's BBQ team up to throw backyard barbecue

Citations

Philadelphia cites Conrail over open-air drug market in West Kensington

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Development

105-year-old church rectory in East Kensington becoming luxury townhomes

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Funds

Pa. awards $2 million in grants to senior centers, including four in Philly

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Real Estate

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

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Food & Drink

Dinner inspired by Marilyn Monroe movie to be served at one-night-only event

Politics

Can a Philly activist and ex-Green Party VP candidate fill a convicted state rep's seat?

Missing Persons

Woman vanished from her Kensington apartment five years ago

Chelsea Lee Ricker

Food & Drink

Bar to host boozy screening of 'Groundhog Day'

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Feats

Philly thieves ruin bicyclist's journey from Canada to Mexico

Grant Hatherley

Photography

Kensington Blues: Photographer tells the stories of addicts on 'The Avenue'

Jeffrey Stockbridge Kensington Blues

Crime

Philly police: 176 arrested, more than $250K in narcotics seized in massive drug sting

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Drugs

Philly sees big increase in gang activity, feds say

Drugs

6 people die from heroin overdoses in Philadelphia as police investigate cause

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Crime

Police: Suspect who bit two Philly cops claimed he has HIV

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Police

Report: Bad batch of heroin causes nearly 50 overdoses in Kensington, North Philly areas

Aviation

WATCH: Hot air balloon makes unscheduled landing in Kensington playground

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Events

Find a best friend while throwing axes

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Neighborhoods

Maps make you wonder, what is Fishtown?

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Grants

State awards $3 million for LGBT-friendly affordable housing in Philly

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Police

Homeless man, 30, arrested for allegedly robbing 7-Elevens with a 2-by-4

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Music

This is Pfff! — Philly’s strangest music and movement festival

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Rankings

Kensington eatery named to list of top 10 pepperoni pizzas

Development

Liberty Square project back on radar in South Kensington

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Cops

Pregnant woman struck in stomach, head during triple shooting in Kensington

Crime

Police: Philly woman tried running over cop in stolen car

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Videos

WATCH: Citizens capture stray pig running wild in South Philly

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Investigation

Police: Man fatally shot at Kensington bar

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Events

New photo exhibit captures Kensington's streets and row homes

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Games

FYI Philly, you can now recreationally throw an axe

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UFC

UFC champ Eddie Alvarez returns to rough Philly neighborhood that helped shape him

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Investigation

Police: Girl, 3, killed in suspected Kensington street race

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Neighborhoods

Philadelphia neighbors push back on crime by getting to know the police

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