University City

(Philadanco's crowdfunding page on Indiegogo features a short video with dance company founder Joan Myers Brown.)

Arts Group ‘Philadanco’ Turns To Crowdfunding For Emergency Furnace Replacement

And their the dilemma shows how vulnerable even a successful arts organization can be.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

(Annotated graphic provided by HUP)

Temporary Overhead Walkway Will Be One Step in HUP’s Plan For New Construction at 34th St.

The walkway is needed because HUP plans to demolish an old office building and put up a new hospital tower there.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(The final structural components are lifted into place at 3737 Chestnut Street.  The adjacent Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral is just north, on 38th Street.  Photo by John McDevitt)

New West Phila. Apartment Building Gets ‘Topped Off'; August Completion Expected

The project, at 3737 Chestnut Street, will include a 25-story residential tower with 276 rental apartments and retail space on the ground floor.

01/14/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Police: Woman Attacked In University City

Police are investigating an attack in University City Thursday night.

12/11/2014

Photo Credit: Jakes Sandwich Board

Ski For A Sandwich

We know that after hours of skiing or boarding, the last thing you want to do is sit down in a restaurant for a long, drawn out meal; so instead of hitting up the closest fast food joint on the way back into Philly, hit up Jakes Sandwich Board’s newest location in University City for a satisfying sandwich.

12/11/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Man Shot Outside University City Bar

Police are searching for the gunman they say shot a man outside a bar in the University City section of West Philadelphia early Friday morning.

12/05/2014

(credit: CBS 3)

Ferguson Protesters Go Door-To-Door In University City

Gathering at 1:01 p.m. the time, locally, that Michael Brown was shot on August 9th, the demonstrators went door-to-door across Penn’s campus, seeking students in classrooms and dorms to join them.

12/01/2014

(Wing Lam and his two brothers founded Wahoo's Fish Taco in 1988.  Today there are more than 50 locations.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Fish Tacos, Free Frozen Yogurt, and the ‘No Tipping’ Spot

This week, Hadas Kuznits reports on a West Coast cuisine coming East, an opportunity for a free snack during your holiday shopping spree, and a new Philadelphia restaurant where “no tipping” is their watchword.

11/20/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

2 Injured In West Philly Motorcycle Accident

Two people were injured early Friday morning in an accident involving a motorcycle and a car in University City.

10/10/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Police: Man Fatally Stabbed In University City

It happened around 7:55 p.m. Thursday on the 3200 block of Summer Street.

10/02/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police ID Suspect Accused Of Choking And Robbing 2 Women In Broad Daylight

Police have identified a suspect accused of choking and robbing two women in broad daylight in Philadelphia.

07/30/2014

Distrito (Credit, Michelle Hein)

Guide To University City Dining Days

Here’s a reason to venture into UCity (aside from hitting on co-eds): University City Dining Days are back this July!

07/14/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 14

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/14/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, University City District.)

Hear Philly: University City Dining Days Offers Great Food At A Great Price

University City is home to some of the most innovative and diverse dining options in the region. From July 17th through July 27th, diners have the opportunity to eat at some of its great restaurants for a significant discount.

06/12/2014

(Photo provided by University City District.)

Hear Philly: 40th Street Summer Series Celebrates 10 Years Of Free, Live Music

Taking place in University City on the last Saturday of each summer month, the 10th annual 40th Street Summer Series offers a variety of great, live music — and it’s all free.

06/05/2014

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