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09/08/10 4:17am

Fresh Grocer is free of health violations

New health code citations continue to pop up across campus, but Fresh Grocer and Bon Appetit Management Company have addressed last semester’s violations.
07/08/10 3:26am
The Independence Day festivities started on June 25 and included a Chinatown Block Party, all you can eat ice cream, various concerts and multiple nights of fireworks.
07/08/10 3:25am
Artists of all skill levels can partake in art-related activities this month — local artist Anthony Campuzano is hosting a month-long “Summer Studio” at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
06/24/10 2:12am

Philly heat advisory issued for June 23

An Excessive Heat Warning for June 23 — the first of the year — was issued and extended through 8:00 p.m. today by Deputy Mayor and Philadelphia Health Commissioner Donald Schwarz.
06/24/10 1:12am
The Fresh Grocer’s Philadelphia Common Pleas Court hearing regarding health code violations uncovered earlier this year was postponed from June 22 to July 2.
06/17/10 2:29am
The annual tradition is organized by Philly Beer Week, Inc and involves over 500 events at more than 100 participating bars and restaurants across the city and surrounding suburbs.
06/17/10 2:10am
On June 10, fifteen vendors located on Baltimore Avenue between 42nd and 50th streets took part in the first of three Baltimore Avenue Dollar Strolls, offering select goods for just a buck.
06/10/10 5:01am
College alumnus Caren Lissner's novel Carrie Pilby is set to be re-released on July 1.
06/10/10 4:46am

Bikers take on Philadelphia Hills

The 26th Annual Manayunk Bike Race was held on June 6. Australian Matt Goss won the international race.
06/03/10 2:31am

International House Philadelphia hits 100

International House Philadelphia kicked off its centennial celebration this Tuesday with hors d’oeuvres, speeches and insight into their plans for the upcoming year.
06/03/10 2:26am
On May 27, singer Chrissie Hynde and a group of protesters organized in front of the McDonald’s on 40th and Walnut Streets to let people know they’re “hatin’ it.”
05/27/10 4:19am
Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse and Good Shepherd Penn Partner rehabilitation patients got a chance to get “Flyered” up just one day after Philadelphia’s ice hockey team reached the Stanley Cup finals.
05/27/10 4:00am

Pretenders lead singer and PETA protest 'McCruelty'

Chrissie Hynde will present her "I'm hating it" parody ad on campus to protest McDonald's slaughter methods.
05/14/10 12:44am

Alumni clubs offers graduates way to stay involved

Though for members of the senior class, Monday’s Commencement will mark the official end of their time at Penn, “there’s no excuse to stop involvement,” according to 2006 graduate Andrew Rosenthal, president of the Penn Alumni Club of Philadelphia.
05/13/10 7:48pm

After 14 month wait, City Tap House finally opens doors

The establishment houses 60 draft beers on tap at the bar and another 12 in the tasting lounge — reserved by customers for private parties.
04/28/10 10:06pm

Aimed at hunger reduction, public garden will open Tuesday

As part of the Triscuit Home Farming Movement, which plans to create 50 community-based home farms nationwide in 2010, the nonprofit organization Urban Farming will launch a farm next Tuesday at Woodland Presbyterian Church, located at 401 S. 42nd St.
04/27/10 3:46am
West Philadelphia has seen a growth in vegan dining at cafes, restaurants and even grocery stores — driven in part by student demand.
04/27/10 12:00am

Phila. newspapers up for auction Tuesday

Philadelphia’s two major newspapers — The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, along with online newspaper — will be auctioned today in an effort to “come out of bankruptcy protection.”
04/22/10 3:29am
Philadelphia, a leader in programs for the homeless, spends $50 million in federal funding a year on shelter and rehousing programs, but homelessness remains widespread.
04/21/10 4:05am
As internet bookshelves grow, booksellers that remain standing — including giants Barnes and Noble and recently rescued Borders — find terra firma difficult to navigate.