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Transportation

Philadelphia Marathon 2022: Road closures, SEPTA detours and race times

Philadelphia Marathon road closures

Holidays

Watch a traditional Mexican folk dance during the Day of the Dead festival at Penn Museum

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Business

Wawa to shut down two more Center City stores, citing safety and security

Wawa Center City Closures

Government

University City Townhome residents get third affordable housing extension as eviction looms

UC Townhomes extension

Food & Drink

Jose Garces to open new restaurant at the Cira Centre with cafe, wine shop

Garces Trading Company

Celebrities

From Hawkins to University City: 'Stranger Things' star spotted moving into Penn

Noah Schnapp Penn

Food & Drink

Raising Cane's opens second Philadelphia location near Temple University

Raising Cane's Temple University

Protests

Tent encampment at University City Townhomes dismantled amid protest

UC Townhomes Encampment

Courts

University City Townhomes encampment must must be taken down by Monday, judge rules

University City Townhomes

Government

Low-flying military helicopters over Philly this week are part of training exercise

helicopters emergency drill

Development

West Philly apartment complex proposal includes 352 units, retail space

West Philly Project Rendering

University City Dining Days to feature lunch and dinner deals at over 20 restaurants

University City Dining Days

Demonstrations

Activists set up encampment at University City Townhomes to fight for fair housing

University City Townhomes

Investigations

Family mourns attorney from Philippines shot on way to Philly airport

Laylo Shooting Philly Philippines

Family-Friendly

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

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

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

Rustika Chicken Garces

Food & Drink

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

Rustika Chicken Garces

Government

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

University City Townhomes

'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

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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

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