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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.


(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.


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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.


(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.


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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.


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.


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Pa. National Guard Soldiers Return Home

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


(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.


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.


(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!


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Car Crashes In University City Following Police Pursuit

The incident started at about 10:20 p.m. at 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue.


(Philadelphia police investigate the scene where fruit vendor Don Ly was killed outside his home.  Credit: Chopper 3)

Motive Unclear In Fatal Stabbing of Fruit Vendor In South Philadelphia

Police are going over video that detectives recovered in the neighborhood.


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Crews Called To University City For Reports Of Fumes

The incident happened at 125 South 31st Street around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday.


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Carver Science Fair Underway At Academy Of Natural Sciences

About 500 projects were submitted to the 34th annual George Washington Carver Science Fair by area 4th, 5th and 6th graders.


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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.