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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

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

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