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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

Business

Penn Book Center will stay open with new owners

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Higher Education

Penn professor Amy Wax: Determining whether President Trump is a racist is 'so shallow'

Amy Wax penn professor

Development

Master plans unveiled for striking red skyscraper next to 30th Street Station

Schuylkill Yards East West Towers rendering 1

Trains

Historic 30th Street Station split-flap board temporarily relocated to Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

30th Street Flapboard railroad museum

Festivals

2019 BlackStar Film Festival includes projects by Questlove, Solange Knowles

Blackstar Film Festival

Gun Violence

Penn researchers receive $700,000 grant to study gun violence hot spots

Gun Violence study Penn researchers

Racism

Penn Law Dean: Prof. Amy Wax's comments are at best bigoted, at worst racist

Amy Wax penn professor

Alternative Medicine

Music can be used instead of sedatives to reduce anxiety before anesthesia, study finds

Music anesthesia Penn study

Racism

Penn professor: The United States 'will be better off with more whites and fewer nonwhites'

Amy Wax penn professor

Business

Giant opening Heirloom Market in University City this August

Carroll - Giant Heirloom Market

Performances

Shakespeare in Clark Park returns with free production of 'King Lear'

Clark Park

Investigations

Jerome Allen removed from Penn Athletics Hall of Fame after bribery conviction

Jerome Allen penn hall of fame

Inventions

Penn researchers invent super glue-strength adhesive with stickiness that can be reversed

Penn adhesive super glue

Health News

Penn professors receive $4.5 million grant for new autoimmune disease research center

Doctor takes a patient's blood pressure

Food & Drink

Dining Days returning to University City, now with lunch

White Dog Cafe expansion

PennDOT

Lane, highway closures will impact travel on Schuylkill Expressway through Center City next week

I-76 Center City closures

Development

Drexel Square officially opens at Schuylkill Yards in West Philly

Carroll - Drexel Square and 30th Street Station

Lawsuits

Han Dynasty faces class-action lawsuit over alleged unpaid overtime

Han Dynasty University City

Business

Penn Book Center to stay open through summer as it explores sustainable options

Penn Book Center stay open

Health Stories

Two-time survivor inspires cancer patients at 'Be the Match' walk on HUP transplant floor

Be The Match Walk

Shopping

Enjoy $1 deals at the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Restaurants

Sunset Social, seasonal rooftop burger joint and bar, opens in University City for summer

Cira Green

Food & Drink

Rosa's Fresh, the $1 pay-it-forward pizza shop, closes

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Business

Petition, protesters call for University of Pennsylvania to keep independent Penn Book Center in business

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Protests

PETA supporters ask people to 'stand up for dogs' at Penn protest

PETA Protest

Restaurants

Trolley Car Station closing after seven months in business

Trolley Car Station closing after seven months in business

Restaurants

Drexel's pay-what-you-wish EAT Cafe closing

0410_EAT Cafe_Drexel University

Education

University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate reaches record low for Class of 2023

Penn Admissions Rate carroll

Food & Drink

Philly Shake Shacks have the new, limited-time Cherry Blossom Shake

Cherry Blossom shake shack

Education

Wharton reclaims top business school title in U.S. News' latest rankings

Carroll University of Pennsylvania Students

Odd News

Witness: We found a live rat inside a dead body at Philly morgue

Rat X-ray

Development

Restaurant, hotel rooms headed for mixed-use space in University City

4001-3 chestnut st ucity

Fitness

Penn runners catch theft suspect, but say real heroes are those who inspire fitness

Penn Running Club

Business

Giant's Heirloom Markets coming to University City, Northern Liberties, Queen Village

Carroll - Giant Heirloom Market

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