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40th street summer series

Hear Philly: 40th Street Summer Series Offers Fun, Free Entertainment

The 11th annual 40th Street Summer Series allows guests to enjoy variety of great, live music and entertainment while never having to reach into their wallets.

07/29/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene near 33rd and Market Streets in University City on July 21, 2015. (credit: CBS3)

Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In University City

The incident was reported Tuesday near 33rd and Market Streets.

07/21/2015

(credit: University City Dining Days / Facebook)

Hear Philly: University City Dining Days Offers Super Deal On A Great Meal

University City is home to some of the most innovative and diverse dining options in the region. From July 16 through July 26, diners have the opportunity to eat at some of its great restaurants for a significant discount.

07/15/2015

(credit: John McDevitt)

Abandoned Cats Growing Problem For Philly Neighborhoods Near College Campuses

It’s that time of year when animal activists and others notice a surge of cats living on the street near college campuses.

04/29/2015

(photo courtesy University City Science Center)

Tiny Particles Are Big Business For Univ. City Company

It’s tough to wrap your brain around something so miniscule it’s a thousand times smaller than a human hair. But when it comes to these nanoparticles, visualizing and measuring them can be a matter of life and death. That’s where a company based at the University City Science Center comes in.

04/25/2015

Dr. Stephen Tang, President and CEO of the University City Science Center. (Photo courtesy of the Science Center)

​Science Is A 24/7 Pursuit In University City

Apple. Google. Microsoft. Each has roots in a garage: the stuff of legend for innovators from which University City Science Center is drawing inspiration.

04/24/2015

Scene of fatal construction accident in University City on April 17, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Worker Dies After 80-Foot Fall At University City Construction Site

A construction worker died after falling 80 feet at a site in University City Friday.

04/17/2015

(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

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