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TV

Will Smith talks staying fearful, bungee jumping, 'Gemini Man' on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

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Sponsored

Get ready for B.PHL Innovation Fest by attending these neighborhood events

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Fashion

Will Smith launches 'Fresh Prince' clothing line, 'Bel-Air Athletics'

Will Smith Bel-Air Athletics clothing

Food & Drink

'Nightmare on the Schuylkill' bar crawl to take place Halloween weekend

Nightmare on the Schuylkill bar crawl happening Halloween weekend

Churches

West Philly's Greater Bible Way Temple starts GoFundMe to help restore church after fire

 Greater Bible Way Temple fire

Fires

West Philly church catches fire, three-alarm blaze placed under control after three hours

 Greater Bible Way Temple fire

Business

Penn Book Center will stay open with new owners

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Police

Pennsylvania State Police asks public to donate horses for mounted patrol unit

Pennsylvania State Police Horses

Festivals

2019 BlackStar Film Festival includes projects by Questlove, Solange Knowles

Blackstar Film Festival

Food & Drink

West Philly's Honest Tom's to close at the end of July, become Mexican restaurant

Honest Tom's west philly closing

Restaurants

West Philly's Gold Standard Cafe expands to South Street

Gold Standard Cafe

Investigations

Video shows man scaling 19-story West Philly high-rise to escape fire

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Festivals

Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival offers free, family-friendly fun

jazz musicians performing

Investigations

Man throws 1-year-old from car during West Philly baseball bat assault

West Philly child thrown from car

Restaurants

EAT Cafe, the pay-what-you-wish restaurant that closed in April, reopens for summer lunch program

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Development

Drexel Square officially opens at Schuylkill Yards in West Philly

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Business

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

Penn Book Center stay open

Performances

West Philly Porchfest is a free music festival unlike any other

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Fashion

Polo Ralph Lauren partners with West Philly equestrians for new ad campaign

Polo Ralph Lauren West Philly Campaign

Music

West Philly musician Pink Sweat$ featured as Apple Music’s newest 'Up Next' artist

Pink Sweat$ Apple Music

Restaurants

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

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Crime

Police in West Philly seize about $20,000 in heroin

Police lights arrests crime

Social Media

Arizona real estate agent fired after sending Islamophobic Facebook message to West Philly state rep

Movita Johnson-Harrell Rep

Food & Drink

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

Cherry Blossom shake shack

Investigations

Two boys hospitalized after 'white powder' found at Philly school

Edward Heston School

Development

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

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Neighborhoods

West Philly's hobbit-door creator fell ill — and then her neighbors stepped in to help

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Investigations

SEPTA trolley crash with vehicles injures 27 in West Philly

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Food & Drink

Marigold Kitchen is closing in Spruce Hill after nearly 10 years

marigold kitchen

Politics

Darryl Thomas withdraws from West Philly special election consideration

Philly Cuts Barbershop

Food & Drink

The Post, a new beer hall with an arcade in University City, opens this week

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Courts

Larry Krasner’s office looking to reverse plea deal for man who shot West Philly deli owner

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Elections

This West Philly restaurant’s 'get out the vote' PSA is my favorite thing about the midterms

West Philly voting PSA

Odd News

Math Twitter is trying to understand the pricing logic on this West Philly wing menu

dannys wok wing menu

Universities

Penn's Wharton School plans entrepreneurship building, scholarships with $25 million gift

Penn Wharton

Schools

Philly chess teacher wins $10,000 on 'Today' show

Kingsessing Free Library

Food & Drink

First Steve’s Prince of Steaks to serve alcohol opens Friday

Steve's prince of steaks

Development

Philly now home to U.S. Squash national headquarters

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SEPTA

SEPTA trolley collision was likely caused by operator's fatigue, repeated doses of Benadryl

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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

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