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Food & Drink

Lil Pop Shop and Weckerly's Ice Cream to sell one another's desserts

Lil Pop Shop and Weckerly's

Parties

Glamorous outdoor Oscars watch party to take place at Cira Green

Oscars party and screening at Cira Green

Development

Brandywine to break ground on $287 million Schuylkill Yards tower in March

Schuylkill River

Food & Drink

New York's Greek from Greece bakery to open West Philly location

Greek from Greece Philly

Holiday

Walnut Street Cafe becomes holiday market for limited time

Walnut Street Cafe Christmas Market

Health News

Drexel University to launch Center on Racism and Health

Drexel Racism Health

Development

Plans for life sciences building unveiled in West Philly Opportunity Zone

3.0 University Place

Prevention

CHOP to expand Healthy Weight Food Pharmacy program in West Philly

chop healthy weight food pharmacy program

Business

New Acme supermarket opens in University City on Friday

acme markets new store west philly

Food & Drink

The Commons, a 'virtual food hall,' to debut in Philadelphia

Virtual food hall

Fundraisers

Bake sale benefiting voting registration nonprofit taking place in University City

bake sale

Food & Drink

Two-day barbecue pop-up opening at Sunset Social in University City

Cira Green

Food & Drink

University City Dining Days returns with new deals

University City Dining Days

Food & Drink

Seafood pop-up opening at Sunset Social over Labor Day weekend

Captain Jack's Sea Shack

Colleges

Drexel University switches to only online classes for fall quarter

Drexel University fall semester

Social Media

Drexel's 'Civil Dialog' installation will hold social media conversation on side of West Philly building

Civil Dialog Drexel

Education

Penn shifts to virtual classes for fall semester, slashes tuition

penn students online school

Food & Drink

Distrito in University City reopens with new menu, patio space

Distrito tacos

Protests

Protesters call for Drexel, Penn to dissolve campus police forces by 2025

Penn Drexel police protest

Entertainment

Sunset Social announces lineup of summer programming on the rooftop

Sunset Social

Development

Amtrak chooses developer for $400 million renovation at 30th Street Station

30th Street Plenary

Transportation

Philadelphia Parking Authority delays return of parking tickets

Philadelphia Parking Authority

Lawsuits

Drexel student sues for tuition refund following university's abrupt shutdown due to coronavirus

Drexel class action suit

Coronavirus

Penn cancels Franklin Field commencement ceremony due to coronavirus

Penn commencement ceremony

Food & Drink

PaperMill Fresh Asian Kitchen opens at Franklin's Table Food Hall

PaperMill opens at Franklin's Table Food Hall

Food & Drink

Fearless Restaurants offering dining deals from the Main Line to the shoreline

Fearless Restaurant Week - Louie Louie

Concerts

Sofar Sounds hosting special concerts in Philly for Women's History Month

Billie Eilish Sofar Sounds

Fitness

Score discounts on registrations for local spring races at Philadelphia Runner

Deals on local spring races

Festivals

16th annual Beer Fest at World Cafe Live includes four hours of drinking and dancing

beer fest at World Cafe Live

Transportation

SEPTA renames University City Station as Penn Medicine Station

SEPTA Penn Medicine Station West Philly

Food & Drink

The Common offering small pizza with Yards beer for $10

beer and pizza deal at The Common

Investigations

Philly D.A. charges former Drexel professor who allegedly blew grants at strip clubs

Drexel professor Nwankpa theft

Food & Drink

Renata's Kitchen expanding to former Trolley Car Station site in University City

Renata's Kitchen Main

Colleges

Penn cancels remainder of women's volleyball season due to 'offensive' posters in locker room

Penn volleyball 'vulgar' posters

Higher Education

Penn Law receives $125 million gift from W.P. Carey Foundation

Penn Law

Food & Drink

Dizengoff to open third location at Franklin's Table in University City

Dizengoff University City Philly

Food Trucks

University City food truck named best in Pennsylvania

Cucina Zapata

Education

Penn Law students, dean hold meeting to discuss Amy Wax, don't invite Amy Wax

Amy Wax penn professor

Presidential Campaign

Andrew Yang ordered a chicken cheesesteak from Jersey Mike's while in Philly, which is rough

Andrew Yang philly cheesesteak

Travel

Schuylkill Expressway eastbound will be closed from 30th to South streets this weekend

Schuylkill 76 construction traffic

Food & Drink

'Nightmare on the Schuylkill' bar crawl to take place Halloween weekend

Nightmare on the Schuylkill bar crawl happening Halloween weekend

Fitness

Free yoga and barre classes to be offered at Drexel Square this fall

Carroll - Drexel Square and 30th Street Station

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