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‘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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Man Shot, Killed Outside University City Nightclub; Police Questioning Suspect

Witnesses tell police a dispute inside the bar spilled out onto the street, where police say at least ten shots were fired.

04/15/2014

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Hear Philly: The Porch At 30th Street Station Is Your Ticket To Gourmet Food, Free Entertainment

Adjacent to the second busiest train station in the country, The Porch at 30th Street is viewed as one of the most creative and animated public spaces in Philadelphia. It offers everything from great food to a plethora of free entertainment.

04/02/2014

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

Hear Philly: An Awesome April At The Porch At 30th Street Station 

Coined as Philadelphia’s next great public space, The Porch at 30th Street Station offers an assortment of events that are free for everyone and accessible to anyone.

03/31/2014

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SUV Crashes Into 7-Eleven In University City

It happened around 3 a.m. Sunday at the 7-Eleven at 42nd and Walnuts Streets in University City.

03/23/2014

(Parking meters in Manayunk.  File photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Rate Hike Proposed For Philadelphia Parking Meters

None of this affects the core of center city and University City, where multi-space kiosks are used rather than the old-style meters.

03/20/2014

(File photo of University City High School, now closed.)

Buyers Found For Four Mothballed Philadelphia School Properties

The school district says it will gross $35 million and net $25 million from the sales.

02/27/2014

(Drexel's new Cybersecurity Institute.  Photo by Ian Bush)

Drexel University Opens Its New Cybersecurity Institute

A local university is helping wage the war against cyberattacks on our nation’s infrastructure, as well as on criminals who take aim at your personal information.

02/24/2014

(Dennis Tuan, owner of Simply Shabu.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking On 1060: Donuts, Pie, and Japanese Fondue

This week’s report is all about fun foods!

02/06/2014

(Anthony Mascieri at his newest Plenty Café, at 16th and Spruce Streets.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking On 1060: Two New Cafés and a Gingerbread House Workshop

This week in “What’s Cooking,” KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on two new spots to grab and sandwich and coffee, and an upcoming event for children of all ages.

12/12/2013

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Pets Get A Photo Op With ‘Santa Paws’

Santa Claus is coming to Penn Vet, and the public is invited to bring pets to get their pictures taken with him.

12/01/2013

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Construction Worker Hospitalized After Falling Down Elevator Shaft In University City

A 34-year-old construction worker is hospitalized after falling three stories down an elevator shaft Wednesday afternoon.

11/27/2013

(The Cira Centre, rising behind 30th Street Station.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

It’s Official: Philly’s Skyscraper- Sized Video Game Is World’s Largest

It’s an old-school title from the ’70s that has just set a Guinness world record thanks to a Drexel University professor and a University City skyscraper.

11/18/2013

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1-Year-Old Girl, Father Struck By Train In University City

A one-year-old girl and her father were struck by a SEPTA train Friday night in University City.

11/15/2013

(L-R: Mahmoud Shurbaji, president of Drexel University's undergraduate student government association; Bill Bayless, American Campus Communities president & CEO; John Fry, president of Drexel University; Jamie Wilhelm, American Campus Communities executive vice president; and James Tucker, Drexel senior vice president for student life and administrative services.  Photo provided)

Drexel University Begins Construction on 24-Story Student Highrise

Drexel University held a ceremonial groundbreaking Friday for a high-rise, mixed-use development at Lancaster Avenue and 34th Street.

11/01/2013

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