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Philadelphia Film Society to host free outdoor movie screenings this summer

Movies on the Block

Environment

Academy of Natural Sciences seeks to raise awareness about plastic pollution through art

Plastic Free Philly

Food and Drink

Middle Eastern restaurant Pita Chip to open first suburban location in Bucks County

Pita Chip

Environment

Community led study will measure urban heat, air pollution in effort to help fight climate change

Urban Heat Philadelphia

Food & Drink

Iron Chef Jose Garces brings three-course Peruvian rotisserie chicken pop-up to University City

Rustika Chicken Garces

Food & Drink

Jose Garces to host Peruvian pop-up dinner at Distrito Taqueria in University City

Rustika Chicken Garces

Government

Affordable housing complex dispute in University City underscores the impact of decades-long gentrification

University City Townhomes

Food and Drink

'Cocktails for a Cause' benefit at 8 Philly and suburban restaurants to support Ukrainian refugees

Fearless Restaurants

Transportation

Chestnut Street Bridge will reopen with wider sidewalks, protected bicycle lane

Chestnut Street Bridge Philadelphia

Development

Philly's largest life sciences lab planned for Drexel University campus

Drexel Life Sciences Philly

Entertainment

For Valentine's Day, listen to a dramatic reading of Marian Anderson's love letters

Marian Anderson Letters

Social Media

Some of Penn's Wharton students think the average American earns more than $100,000, professor says

UPenn Tweet

Jobs

University City's pedestrian foot traffic has returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to annual report

University City

Education

Omicron leads Philly colleges to re-tool plans for spring semester

Omicron Variant

Education

University City Science Center to expand STEM education program, work with West Philly students

FirstHand University City Science Center Program

Business

Center City adds 20 additional bike patrols as part of larger public safety plan

Center City District

Food & Drink

Five Guys plans new restaurant on Penn campus in University City

Five Guys Penn

Transportation

Car drives into SEPTA trolley tunnel, gets stuck on underground tracks

81521 Car drives into SEPTA trolley tunnel.jpg

Development

Penn unveils plans for new student performing arts center

Penn Arts Plans

Entertainment

Free movies in Clark Park include 'Concrete Cowboy,' 'Black Panther'

Movies Nights at Clark Park

Food & Drink

BBQ-DELPHIA to take place at Sunset Social this August

Sunset Social barbecue

Food & Drink

Coney Shack expands from New York City to University City

Coney Shack

Accidents

Man dies after being crushed by construction drill in University City

Construction drill death

Performances

World Cafe Live throwing two rooftop concerts this July with Sunset Social

Cira Green concerts

Entertainment

Independent films to be screened in Clark Park this June

Under the Stars in Clark Park

Politics

President Biden visiting Philly on Friday for Amtrak's 50th anniversary

Biden Philly Amtrak

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

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

Business

New Acme supermarket opens in University City on Friday

acme markets new store west philly

Prevention

CHOP to expand Healthy Weight Food Pharmacy program in West Philly

chop healthy weight food pharmacy program

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

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