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Entertainment

Will Smith to kick off book tour for memoir in Philadelphia

Will Smith Book Tour

TV

West Philly's Jabari Banks to star in 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' reboot

Bel-Air casting

Recreation

Two new basketball courts honoring Kobe, Gianna Bryant coming to West Philly this fall

Kobe Gianna Bryant basketball courts

Investigations

Lyft, Uber drivers hospitalized after pair of shootings in Philly

Lyft Uber shootings Philly

Development

Penn unveils plans for new student performing arts center

Penn Arts Plans

Accidents

Man dies after being crushed by construction drill in University City

Construction drill death

Investigations

Men killed in July Fourth shooting in West Philly not believed to have been intended targets, officials say

Sharif Street July 4 shooting

Investigations

Two men killed, teen injured in shooting at Fourth of July cookout in West Philadelphia

Philly Cookout Shooting

Performances

Shakespeare in Clark Park returns with 'Pericles: Prince of Tyre'

Shakespeare in Clark Park

Pets

Kittens rescued from abandoned West Philly house in need of foster homes

ACCT Philly cats kittens

Crime

West Philly shooting leaves 2 dead, including teenager

Philadelphia Shooting

Transportation

Driving lane may be cut on Chestnut Street in West Philly to improve safety

West Philly traffic safety

Crime

West Philadelphia teen killed in double shooting, shot 13 times

Double Shooting

Entertainment

Local musicians to perform free shows during West Philly Porchfest

West Philly Porchfest

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

Entertainment

Will Smith pulls production for 'Emancipation' out of Georgia in response to new voting law

Will Smith Georgia

Illness

New Penn Nerve Center assembles interdisciplinary team to treat challenging disorders

Penn Nerve Center

Musicians

Philly's Pink Sweat$ introduces his musically talented family in 'Pink Planet' YouTube series

pink sweat$ video

Food & Drink

New York's Greek from Greece bakery to open West Philly location

Greek from Greece Philly

Housing

Most renters in Southwest, West Philly cannot meet housing costs, report shows

Philly Housing

Protests

Protests over police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. continue for second night in West Philly

Walter Wallace protest 10_28 5

Investigations

Dalessandro's Steaks ATM among several blown up in Philly

Dalessandros steaks atm bomb

Investigations

Walter Wallace shooting raises questions, Philly police commissioner says, promising full investigation

Outlaw Philly Wallace Shooting

Investigations

Protests erupt in West Philly after police fatally shoot Black man

Walter Wallace protest 10_28 was 3

Food & Drink

University City Dining Days returns with new deals

University City Dining Days

Protests

Protesters call for Drexel, Penn to dissolve campus police forces by 2025

Penn Drexel police protest

Art

Neighborhood artists on view in West Philadelphia porch art show Saturday

porch art show flyer

Festivals

West Philly's Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll goes virtual for 2020

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Government

Philadelphia will test all inmates at juvenile detention center for COVID-19

Juvenile Justice Coronavirus Detention

Social Media

Will Smith turns social distancing into a new series for Snapchat

Will Smith Snapchat series quarantine

Coronavirus

Philadelphia and the coronavirus: Photos of a city in limbo

coronavirus love park

LGBTQ

New cafe Mina's World adds inclusivity to West Philly coffee scene

Mina's Coffee West Philly

Elections

Democrat Roni Green wins special election to fill Pa.'s 190th District seat vacated by Motiva Johnson-Harrell

Roni Green Special Election

Government

Philly expanding street sweeping program to new neighborhoods

Street sweeping philadelphia neighborhoods

Health News

Mercy Hospital in West Philadelphia closing its inpatient facilities

Restaurants

Renata's Kitchen is now open in former Trolley Car Station location in West Philly

Food & Drink

Philly spot named one of best halal restaurants in United States

Saad's Halal Restaurant Philadelphia

Investigations

One killed, two injured in shooting at Target parking lot on City Line Avenue

Target Parking lot shooting

2020 Election

Elizabeth Warren opens presidential campaign office in West Philadelphia

Warren Campaign Opens Philadelphia

Restaurants

Bart’s Bagels bringing taste of New York delis to West Philly

Crime

Twin brother charged in fatal shooting of Philly high school football star

Fayaadh Gillard

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