West Philly

Murals

Philly’s Mural Arts program is adding the city’s first augmented reality mural

Mural Arts Augmented Reality

Food & Drink

Trolley Car Station diner up and running at 40th Street trolley stop

Trolley Car Station

Food & Drink

Distrito is throwing a fiesta for its 10th anniversary

Distrito

Performances

Free tribute concert in West Philly to pay respect to Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

Crime

Watch: Police looking for three men who stole ATVs in West Philly

ATV thieves!

Festivals

Lancaster Avenue Jazz Festival is a summer tradition

12th annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival headliner Tim Warfield

Murals

Will Smith and his mom react to new mural in West Philadelphia

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Race

Man says cops called on family after asking for movie refund

Ashley Jimenez

Crime

Police locate vehicle in hit-and-run that killed 5-year-old in West Philly

West Philly hit-and-run

Murals

This is what the new Will Smith mural looks like

Will Smith

Restaurants

Sprawling, eco-friendly dining hall being built at Philadelphia Zoo

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Festivals

All ages can enjoy free live music at the Clark Park Music and Arts Festival

Clark Park Music and Arts Festival

Investigations

Man shot dead during pre-prom party in West Philly

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Food & Drink

Two vegan favorites set to open new West Philly space this summer

Clark Park

Shopping

Everything's $1 at the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Celebrities

Will Smith tells story of how he became Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Will Smith Fresh Prince

Police

Police ID boy, 6, killed by alleged drunk driver in West Philly

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Education

Philly teacher's poetry takes aim at PSSA tests

Tested Out Poetry Book Jesse Gottschalk

Music

Philly R&B singer Beano French is the next big thing

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Crime

VIDEO: Man snatches 78-year-old's purse; woman leaps onto car's hood in attempt to stop getaway

West Philly purse snatch caught on video

Courts

Delco man accused of shooting Philly cop, pledging ISIS allegiance is convicted

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Sexual Assault

Police: Man sexually assaults woman inside her West Philly apartment

Sexual Assault 3400 Race Street

Food

Philly bakery bans Boston-inspired doughnuts in countdown to Super Bowl LII

Dottie's Donuts

Housing

West Lofts billed as luxury apartments – but residents say they're roughing it

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Investigations

Naptime spares preschoolers from shooting in Overbrook

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Holidays

Philly high school students are selling 'jawnaments' for Christmas

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Literature

Philly writer Carmen Maria Machado honored at National Book Awards

Entertainment

Netflix seems to be recruiting an army of people named Will Smith

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Authors

Chuck Dixon is now the most prolific comic book writer of all time

Development

Schuylkill Yards breaks ground in University City

Schuylkill Yards

Development

Enticing Philly tenants announced for upcoming Penn Food Hall

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Videos

Police nab, identify 4 suspects in disturbing West Philly carjacking video

West Philly carjacking

Musicians

Max Weinberg: thundering till the end

Max Weinberg

Donations

Get rare Dock Street beer for donating supplies to Puerto Rico

Carroll - Dock Street Brewing

Sixers

You can go to a Sixers practice at The Palestra for free

Palestra

Broadcasters

Effortless ways to pay it forward: from 6abc's Jeannette Reyes

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Fitness

Jump into a free fitness class with Punk Rope

Performances

There will be a free Prince tribute concert in West Philly

Prince

Odd News

How one West Philly bar flirted with anti-semitic death metal

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Bicycling

Philly breaks ground on city's first one-way protected bike lane

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Breweries

GALLERY: At Dock Street, success is in the can

Carroll - Dock Street Brewing

Accidents

Couple survive collapse of West Philly house adorned with popular ‘Love Letter’ mural

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Food & Drink

Here's how to get free water ice in West Philly today

Trolley Car Station Rendering

Performances

All-female cast of warrior women star in this summer's Shakespeare in Clark Park production

Festivals

11th Annual Lancaster Jazz Festival to celebrate young talent

Development

In Schuylkill Yards Project, West Philly to receive $3.1 million in affordable housing

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