University City District
From 5:30 to 8:30 tonight, vendors in University City are bringing their products to the street for the third “Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll.”
KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on a celebrity chef returning for a hometown gig, and two exciting dining events coming up this month.
The parking lane along the Market Street side of 30th Station was closed to create the 50-foot-wide sidewalk for a public space which will feature new plantings, a farmer’s market, even occasional yoga classes.
The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is connecting three universities and two health systems with entry-level jobs they need filled, and partners with the community to find those who can fill them.
Participating restaurants have set menus of locally grown food for $15, $25 and $30 during University City Dining Days.
The trolley tours will travel to urban farms, where local foods start from seed and end as compost, to local restaurants that use the local products.
Summer’s here, so Philadelphia’s University City District will hold the first of its Baltimore Avenue strolls this Thursday.