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(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.


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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.


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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.


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Mummy Conservation Underway At UPenn Museum

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


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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.



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.


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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.



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.”


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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.