Engineering freshman Kate Miller was awarded the AspireIT award by the National Center for Women and Information Technology for her idea of an only girls engineering, math and science program. Miller will teach the camp this summer.
A new and improved Gia Pronto will be opening today, just a few spaces down from the original store. While the new Gia Pronto was supposed to open in the beginning of the year, numerous construction delays set the opening date back.
On the vacant corner of 43rd and Sansom streets, Apartments at Penn, a local real estate company that specializes in student housing, plans to construct a 31-unit housing complex with one- and two-bedroom apartments.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Penn’s Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services conducted four focus groups with representatives from Streetsense, a consulting firm working with the University, and Michael Salove Company, the University’s retail broker, to discuss how to improve University City’s retail offerings
A 25-story high-rise development will soon replace two historic brownstones at the corner of 38th and Chestnut streets.
Delicias, a new arepas and Latin cuisine food truck, brought its bright wheels to campus on Feb. 19.
While the Benjamin Franklin Parkway may appear to be nothing more than a congested traffic lane, PennPraxis, the School of Design’s applied research arm, is trying to redefine how Philadelphians view its place in the community.
Professor Tukufu Zuberi received the Best Documentary Film Award and the Best Director Award at the 2013 San Diego Black Film Festival for his film, “African Independence,” a feature-length documentary on the African continent’s evolution since colonization.
Greene Street will open Thursday at 3734 Spruce St., where Dolbey’s Bookstore used to be before it closed last March.
No decision was made at Tuesday’s hearing over the controversy concerning the demolition of the historic villa at 400 South 40th Street.
Penn is in the middle of a long fight in the court system over the potential demolition of a historic landmark on 400 South 40th Street.
Won, which was located on 40th street between Walnut and Locust streets, closed on Dec. 31 after its main manager, Jay Han, fell ill and could no longer take care of the restaurant.
After closing for the month of January, Lil Pop Shop reopened on Feb. 1 to offer artisanal popsicles to the West Philadelphia community.
Café Renata will have its grand opening Friday at 43rd and Locust streets, where Café Clave used to be.
While the new West Philadelphia Shake Shack location will be on Drexel’s campus, Penn retailers are not worried about business. The restaurant will be coming to 32nd and Chestnut streets this summer, an expansion from its Center City location which opened last June on 20th and Sansom.
Penn’s Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services is seeking out student input in a survey about its new master retail plan.
After Saigon Cuisine was closed down only two weeks after its opening in December, the BYOB restaurant has undergone several reparations and reopened on Jan. 15.
Saigon Cuisine opened on 40th and Chestnut streets to replace the French-Thai restaurant Nan. Nan’s owner, Kamol Phutlek, fell ill and closed the restaurant in October. Joey Sang opened Saigon Cuisine in December as a Vietnamese BYOB, yet he moved in without receiving a permit or a certificate of occupancy.
Rave Cinemas is not selling their assets out of necessity. With 62 theaters across the country, Rave just completed 52 consecutive weeks of outperforming the movie industry.
After graduating in 2000, Weinheimer followed the classic path of a Wharton grad and started working for an investment banking firm in New York.