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Top Philadelphia BYOBs: University City & West Philly

Champagne taste on a beer budget? No problem. Grab your favorite bottle of whatever and head to one of these fabulous (and inexpensive!) West Philly BYOBs.

02/15/2013

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Add A Little ‘Ping Or Pong’ To Your Pint At Drinker’s On Tuesdays

A pint in one hand and a ping pong paddle in the other, that’s what all three Drinker’s Pubs want to see their patrons sporting on a Tuesday night.

01/14/2013

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Mummy Conservation Underway At UPenn Museum

The exhibit is called “In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies.”

10/20/2012

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‘Rusty Water’ Plagues University City After Water Pipe Maintenance

The Philadelphia Water Department is advising those in the University City section of Philadelphia that their water may be affected by recent maintenance work.

10/01/2012

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Motorcyclist Critically Injured In University City Crash

A 53-year-old man is in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after he was struck by vehicle while riding his motorcycle Friday afternoon, according to police.

07/20/2012

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Top Places For Live Piano Music In Philadelphia

These piano bars will give you a much more satisfying sing-a-long than crooning along to the radio in your car.

06/21/2012

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Vacant Lot In West Philadelphia Converted Into ‘Dirt Factory’

“We have a lot of people in the neighborhood who are really interested in composting their kitchen waste.”

06/20/2012

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Top Spots For A Picnic In Philadelphia

Whether it’s a romantic blanket spread in the shade or a wild pickup game of frisbee with friends, these are Philly’s most perfect places for a picnic.

06/09/2012

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Public Invited To Play Decorated Pianos Scattered Throughout University City

A unique art exhibit is underway in University City over the next 10 days.

06/07/2012

Top University City Bars

There are some great spots to booze and hang out in University City—whether you want to mingle with the co-eds or avoid them altogether.

05/18/2012

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New Composting Facility To Help University City Gardens Grow

From vacant lot to…dirt factory? It might not seem like much of an improvement, but the University City District is in the process of transforming a vacant lot at 4308 Market Street into just that.

05/17/2012

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Top Ethiopian Cuisine In Philadelphia

Ethiopian restaurants seem to have one overarching attitude that is exuded throughout multiple locations: friendliness. So bring a crowd, order some delicious dishes to share and enjoy this unique experience.

05/09/2012

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Local Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Scholarship Banquet Saturday Night

The Ducky Birts Foundation will hold its 6th Annual Medallion Scholarship banquet at First District Plaza in University City this evening.

04/21/2012

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Film Screening In West Philadelphia To Promote Latin America Film Festival

“Found Memories” by Brazilian director Julia Murat will be shown on April 13th at 7 p.m. at the International House in University City.

04/07/2012

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Officers Open Fire During Chase In University City

Philadelphia police officers were forced to open fire on a suspect while chasing him early Thursday morning.

03/08/2012

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