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Movies

Penn Relays documentary explores history, cultural significance of annual track meet at Franklin Field

Penn Relays Documentary

Social Justice

Without clearly notifying public, Penn Museum buries remains of 19 Black Philadelphians held in its collection

Penn Museum burial

Investigations

Escaped prisoner Shane Pryor fled University City with help of another teen, police say

Shane Pryor Diggs

Investigations

Video shows teen fugitive Shane Pryor in CHOP building moments after escape

Shane Pryor Escape

Investigations

Police search for 17-year-old accused of murder who escaped custody outside CHOP

murder suspect escape CHOP

Development

Drexel plans new 'front lawn' to replace demolished dorms in University City

Drexel Lawn Park

Food & Drink

Federal Donuts to close its original Pennsport shop and University City location

Federal Donuts closing

Education

Penn taps Ramanan Raghavendran to head its board of trustees

Ramanan Raghavendran Penn

Crime

Involuntary manslaughter charge filed against man involved in fatal fight inside SEPTA station in University City

SEPTA Market Frankford death

Investigations

Man struck and killed by SEPTA train during fight inside 34th Street Station, police say

SEPTA Train Death

Music

World Cafe Live ready to start 2024 under leadership of new board chair

Paralee Knight world cafe live

Transportation

SEPTA's 30th Street subway station to be renamed after Drexel University

SEPTA Drexel Station

Food & Drink

Amina to expand to University City with Southern seafood restaurant

Amina Ocean West Philly

Education

Penn's faculty sign letter opposing trustee, donor influence

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Education

Penn president Liz Magill resigns after backlash over testimony on antisemitism

Holiday

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

1223 Christmas Village Love Park

Food & Drink

Asad’s to bring its TikTok-famous hot chicken to West Philly

Asad's Hot Chicken

Education

Penn President Liz Magill testifies at congressional hearing about antisemitism on college campuses

Penn Antisemitism Magill

Transportation

Philadelphia Marathon 2023: Race times, road closures and bus detours

Philly Marathon road closures

Social Media

Drexel student who sank half-court shot to win $10,000 says 'the ball just felt right' in his hands

Drexel Student Basketball

Business

Target abandons plan to open store in University City

Target University City

Opinion

Opinion: Returning to Penn doesn't feel like a homecoming

penn Franklin field

Investigations

Antisemitic graffiti on Penn's campus under investigation amid recent uptick in reported hate crimes

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Education

New Drexel institute will let business students invest in real estate

Drexel Real Estate

History

This 5,000-year-old stone tablet at the Penn Museum is among the oldest examples of writing in the world

Penn ancient tablet

Arts & Culture

Penn Museum to overhaul its Ancient Egyptian and Nubian galleries as part of 5-year renovation project

Penn Museum Renovations

Protests

Housing activists liken 76ers' arena plans to Philly's long history of displacement

Sixers arena protest

Music

History of Philly's Electric Factory to be displayed in upcoming Drexel exhibit

Electric Factory Drexel

Food & Drink

A Florida cookie company is making Philly the home of its first franchise stores

Blueprint Cookies Philadelphia

Protests

Penn Museum abruptly closes amid protest over MOVE bombing victims' remains

MOVE Penn Museum

Shopping

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll returns with $1, $3 and $5 deals

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll 2023

Investigations

7 vehicles stolen from Amtrak parking garage near 30th Street Station

30th Street Car Theft

Mental Health

LGBTQ youth mental health has worsened amid rise in discriminatory legislation, experts say

LGBTQ Youth Mental Health

Food & Drink

Love & Honey Fried Chicken to open first franchise location in University City

Love & Honey franchise

Food & Drink

Pod is back serving sushi again, two years after Kpod rebranding

pod philadelphia

Obituaries

Drexel University basketball player found dead on campus

Terrence Butler Drexel

Business

Wawa redesigns University City location, removing all the store's shelves

Wawa University City

History

West Philly community archaeology project aims to recover forgotten stories of the Black Bottom

Archaeology Project Black Bottom

Weekend

Ice cream, 'Barbie' and the Women's World Cup: Your weekend guide to things to do

Weekend ice cream festival

Development

Penn unveils designs for $75 million performing arts center

Penn Performing Arts Center

Business

Penn Medicine residents and fellows vote to unionize, becoming the state's first hospital house staff union

Penn Medicine Union

Investigations

Man wanted for sexual assault near Penn, Drexel campuses, police say

Sexual Assault West Philly

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