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University City

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

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

Hear Philly: The Porch at 30th Street Station Is Your Hot Spot In June

The weather is heating up and so is the fun at The Porch at 30th Street Station. Dan Majka has the scoop on what’s hot… and cool in June.

05/22/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, University City District)

Hear Philly: Your Dollar Goes A Long Way At The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

The buck stops in West Philadelphia on Thursday, June 19th. Dan Majka says one dollar will get you food, drinks and much more at the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll.

05/22/2014

(Rendering of the new FMC Tower, left, along with other current and future construction along the western bank of the Schuylkill River.  Image provided)

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For ‘Cira South’ Skyscraper in West Phila.

To be called FMC Tower at Cira Centre South, it will be the global headquarters for the diversified chemical company FMC Corporation.

05/14/2014

(credit: Scott Hewitt Photography/University of the Sciences)

Local College Targeting Healthcare Industry Receives $2M Grant

The Mayes College at the University of the Sciences in University City has received a $2 million gift from an alumnus.

05/11/2014

Serious crash in University City on May 6, 2014. (credit: Mike Teiper)

Parents, Classmates Mourn Wharton Student Who Died After Freak Accident In University City

A police spokeswoman says the 27-year-old man, identified as Zachary Woods from Monroe, NJ, was critically injured after the 38-foot fall and died just after 10 p.m. Tuesday.

05/07/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Wharton Student In Critical Condition After Falling Off Walnut Street Bridge In Violent Crash

Eyewitness News obtained new information on a horrific crash that sent a pedestrian flying off the Walnut Street Bridge after a violent car crash in Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

05/06/2014

(Michael Harris, executive director of the South Street Headhouse District.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Two Philadelphia Street Festivals on May 3rd

Both the South Street Spring Festival and the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival are scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd!

05/01/2014

(credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

120th Penn Relays Underway In University City

More than a thousand high schools are competing in the three-day meet.

04/24/2014

Ray Sheehan, one of the organizers of the World's Largest Bar Crawl in Philadelphia. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia Looks To Make History With World’s Largest Bar Crawl

The largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World’s Largest Bar Crawl.

04/20/2014

From left: Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.); Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) (Credit: Ian Bush)

Cybersecurity Panel Holds Congressional Field Hearing In Univ. City

The gavel came down on a Congressional hearing this morning, but it was in University City, not Capitol Hill, where the House Homeland Security subcommittee on cybersecurity called witnesses to testify on protecting our personal information.

04/16/2014

(credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

‘Parklets’ Return To Philadelphia For Summer 2014

The small green spaces, which are located inside parallel parking spaces at several spots throughout the city, offer Philadelphians temporary places to relax, sit, eat and enjoy the scenery.

04/16/2014

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