University City

(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

(Credit: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

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

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

EXCLUSIVE: Husband Of University City Hit-And-Run Victim Speaks Out

Before she can get to her feet, she is struck by a car coming the other direction. But for the woman’s husband, the images are breaking his heart.

10/11/2013

(Bennett LeBow looks on as the sign marking Gerri LeBow Hall is unveiled at Drexel University.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

New LeBow Hall Is Dedicated at Drexel University

Gerri C. LeBow Hall, at 32nd and Market Streets in University City, is the new home of Drexel’s LeBow College of Business.

10/03/2013

(credit: HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy)

On World Cerebral Palsy Day, Kickstarter Campaign Begins For Local Documentary On Condition

October 2nd is World Cerebral Palsy Day, and a Conshohocken woman is working to raise awareness with the help of yoga and a documentary film.

10/02/2013

Rendering of the new Chestnut Square. (credit: American Campus Communities)

New Retail, Housing Complex Set To Open In University City

The two-story street level space will include several shops and restaurants, including frozen yogurt shop Yogorino, Joe Coffee, a new outpost of Shake Shack and Japanese restaurant coZara, from Chef Tanaka of Zama.

08/29/2013

soliders welcomed home

Pa. National Guard Soldiers Return Home

It was a special welcome home in University City Saturday for 150 Pennsylvania national guard soldiers.

07/27/2013

(Laura Nejman sets up her scent delivery device at the Pearlstein Gallery of Drexel University.  Credit: Ian Bush)

New Drexel Exhibit Highlights Potential Consumer Products of the Future

Inventions on display include a scent delivery system and a bed that can gently manipulate its occupant.

07/08/2013

Friends and business partners Abby Kessler and Katie Lubieski, photographed in their store at 219 Market Street in Old City Philadelphia.  (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Old City Fashionistas Driving Trends With New Fashion Truck

Two local women who opened a successful clothing store on Market Street in Old City are expanding in a unique way. They’re bringing the store to their customers.

06/04/2013

(Renee Gilinger, at a public park along East Passyunk Avenue.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: East Passyunk, Women In Food, and Wedding Cakes

Join Hadas for her latest exploration of the tastiest aspects of Philadelphia and vicinity!

04/25/2013

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