2 hours ago

Mom pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in shooting death

...53 a.m. April 5, police responded to a call at Goldwire's home on Wallace Street near 38th in Mantua and found the mother holding her 11-year-old daughter, Jamara Stevens, who...

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Prized viola found smashed after being stolen from Philadelphia musician

The remains of the instrument were discovered Wednesday in a vacant lot on the 3900 block of Haverford Avenue.

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Eva Gladstein on affordable housing, college savings programs, and exploring Philadelphia ...

A walking tour of Mantua passes by a mural on Fairmount Avenue and 34th Street near McMichael Elementary School. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

38 hours ago

Green Line Cafe to take over Lovers and Madmen Coffee at 40th and Ludlow

This will be Green Line’s fourth location in West Philadelphia, adding to the shops at 43rd and Baltimore, 45th and Locust, and 38th and Lancaster.

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Green Line Cafe to take over Lovers and Madmen Coffee at 40th and Ludlow

Lovers and Madmen Coffee at 28 S. 40th St.  (Facebook photo).

This will be Green Line’s fourth location in West Philadelphia, adding to the shops at 43rd and Baltimore, 45th and Locust, and 38th and Lancaster.

This will be Green Line’s fourth location in West Philadelphia, adding to the shops at 43rd and Baltimore, 45th and Locust, and 38th and Lancaster.

Green Line also announced today that they are closing their only Center City location at 15th and Moravian due to new plans for the building, which recently was sold. Currently, Green Line owners, Douglas Witmer and Daniel Thut, are exploring a potential new location in Center City.

42 hours ago

Tonight: Winter Break Holiday Party @ Mighty Writers West, 39th & Lancaster, 5 t...

Tonight: Winter Break Holiday Party @ Mighty Writers West, 39th & Lancaster, 5 t...

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#TransformationTuesday with PHS Philadelphia LandCare. Check out 612 N. 40th Str...

#TransformationTuesday with PHS Philadelphia LandCare. Check out 612 N. 40th Str...

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Mosaic Artist To Preview Magic Cathedral

The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is abandoning plans to develop a supermarket complex on the 3600 block of Haverford Street in West Philly, says the Business Journal. The PRA found that the legal costs expected...

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...the mirrored mosaics.” His 10,000-square-foot, yet-to-be-named corollary on the 1000 block of Watkins Street has taken him eight years, and still requires some extra work before it is ready...

...Meg Sharp Walton promises will take visitors back to the nineteenth century. The property, at Grant Avenue & Milnor Street, includes “18 acres of woodlands, wetlands, a waterfront trail and English gardens” sit atop a...

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West Philly artist James Dupree saves his studio from eminent domain

Great news for West Philly artist James Dupree and his supporters: After two years of fighting the authorities to save his 8,646-square-foot art studio near 36th and Haverford from being destroyed to build a supermarket, the artist announced victory yesterday.

Dupree purchased an auto repair shop at 3617-21 Haverford Ave in 2005 and turned it into a sprawling art space, known as Dupree Studios, but...

6 days ago

VICTORY! – City Abandons Plans to Destroy Mantua Artist’s Studio Through Eminent Domain

...morning announcing that the PRA will abandon its plans to build a grocery store at 36th and Haverford, far from any commercial corridor where box stores normally locate, which would have demolished the...

6 days ago

Eminent Domain Dramas: James Dupree Wins Eminent Domain Standoff for Mantua Studio

The ongoing battle for the property at 3617-21 Haverford Avenue is finally over as the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) has ended its pursuit to take...

6 days ago

UPDATED: Philadelphia Police capture man allegedly involved in five U. City assaults

Today, two more incidents occurred on Drexel University’s campus. On the 3400 block of Powelton at 11:15 a.m., a man fitting the same description as the previous two...

...woman in the vaginal area. The same reportedly occurred to another female victim on the 3500 block of Powelton at 11:25 a.m. In both cases, nothing was stolen...

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...custody. The man was stopped by Philadelphia Police at 6:34 p.m. on the 4100 block of Pine Street in the midst of an alleged fifth assault on a female victim. There is no...

...a blue puffy coat” — reportedly tried to snatch a female victim’s purse on the 4100 block of Sansom Street at 1:45pm. He was unsuccessful because he was scared of being seen by passersby...

The other three cases did not occur on Penn’s campus. On Monday, a man of a similar description reportedly grabbed a woman on the 100 block of South 47th Street at 8:33 p.m. The man tried to sexually assault her but failed, again being scared off by passing people. He managed to steal her purse.

6 days ago

Police Capture Man Accused of Student Assaults

Today, two more incidents occurred on Drexel University’s campus. On the 3400 block of Powelton at 11:15 a.m., a man fitting the same description as the previous two...

...woman in the vaginal area. The same reportedly occurred to another female victim on the 3500 block of Powelton at 11:25 a.m. In both cases, nothing was stolen...

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The Daily Pennsylvanian reports the arrest came at 6:34 p.m. in the 4100 block of Pine Street. The student paper describes the other incidents:

...a blue puffy coat” — reportedly tried to snatch a female victim’s purse on the 4100 block of Sansom Street at 1:45 p.m. He was unsuccessful because he was scared of being seen...

The other three cases did not occur on Penn’s campus. On Monday, a man of a similar description reportedly grabbed a woman on the 100 block of South 47th Street at 8:33 p.m. The man tried to sexually assault her but failed, again being scared off by passing people. He managed to steal her purse.

6 days ago

Suspect eyed in series of University City attacks

...in two indecent assaults of women earlier Thursday adjacent to Drexel University's campus, at 35th Street and Powelton Avenue, Walker said...

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It was about 6:30 p.m. when officers near 41st and Pine when they spotted a man dragging a woman down the street, said Lt. John Walker...

The suspect is being eyed in a similar robbery on Saturday at 41st and Sansom streets, as well as in a robbery and sexual assault on Monday night at 47th and Chestnut streets, Walker said. Each attack, investigators said, had a similar modus operandi.

The undercover officers, from the 18th District - headquartered at 55th and Pine streets - spotted him as he was dragging her and intervened, Walker said.

6 days ago

As cops look for Drexel student's alleged rapist, another is arrested

...by police Thursday. She encountered the man in the living room of her home on Spring Garden Street near 34th, police said. The man sexually assaulted her and then fled. Because the apartment was dark...

...wanted in two indecent assaults of women earlier Thursday adjacent to Drexel's campus, at 35th Street and Powelton Avenue, Walker said...

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The eagle-eyed cops were near 41st and Pine streets about 6:30 p.m. when they spotted a man dragging a woman down...

The 55-year-old suspect is also being eyed in a similar robbery on Saturday at 41st and Sansom streets, as well as in a robbery and sexual assault on Monday night at 47th and Chestnut streets, Walker said. Each attack, investigators said, had a similar modus operandi.

...bicycle lock and demanded her purse. The undercover officers, from the 18th District - headquartered at 55th and Pine streets - spotted him as he was dragging her and intervened, Walker said...

6 days ago

Mantua artist wins battle against City Hall

At a meeting Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority board dropped its condemnation of Dupree's massive studio and galleries, which stretch across three addresses along Haverford Avenue near 36th Street.

6 days ago

As cops look for Drexel student's alleged rapist, another is arrested

...by police yesterday. She encountered the man in the living room of her home on Spring Garden Street near 34th, police said. The man sexually assaulted her and then fled. Because the apartment was dark...

...wanted in two indecent assaults of women earlier yesterday adjacent to Drexel's campus, at 35th Street and Powelton Avenue, Walker said...

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The eagle-eyed cops were near 41st and Pine streets about 6:30 p.m. when they spotted a man dragging a woman down...

The 55-year-old suspect is also being eyed in a similar robbery on Saturday at 41st and Sansom streets, as well as in a robbery and sexual assault on Monday night at 47th and Chestnut streets, Walker said. Each attack, investigators said, had a similar modus operandi.

...bicycle lock and demanded her purse. The undercover officers, from the 18th District - headquartered at 55th and Pine streets - spotted him as he was dragging her and intervened, Walker said...

6 days ago

Drexel Alerts Students of Knife-Wielding Rapist

...male, intoxicated, wearing a gray and blue jacket and gray hat. One incident occurred at 34th and Powelton, the second a block away at 35th and Powelton...

...gray hat. One incident occurred at 34th and Powelton, the second a block away at 35th and Powelton...

6 days ago

Man Caught Mid-Attack Near UPenn's Campus

UPenn sent out an alert via email to its students around 5 p.m. Thursday warning of the possible danger – just a day after a Drexel student was raped by a robber who threatened her with a knife in her off-campus apartment on 34th and Spring Garden.

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James Barrett, 55, was taken into custody around 6:30 Thursday night after police officers caught him assaulting a 38-year-old graduate student near the school’s campus, in the area of 41st and Pine sts.

6 days ago

West Philly artist keeps studio as city drops plan to seize it for grocery store development

Several years ago, James Dupree bought an auto repair shop at 36th and Haverford and converted it into an art studio with spaces for classes, storage, and housing.

6 days ago

West Philly artist won't lose studio as city drops eminent domain proposal for supermarket

...he's been fighting to keep his studio and 9,000-square-foot property at 3617 Haverford St. — which is colorfully painted on the façade and chock full of artwork inside. Philadelphia...

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Suspect arrested for University City attack may have targeted others, police say

Police believe the suspect is also responsible for the sexual assaults of two students Thursday morning at 35th Street and Powelton Avenue.

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A 38-year-old woman got off the bus at 42nd Street. She walked a block down to 41st and Pine streets when police say a man struck her in the back head with a metal bicycle lock.

They also suspect the man was involved in an assault and robbery on a student at 41st and Sansom streets on Saturday.

Detectives are trying to determine if the suspect is behind a fourth incident on Monday. In that incident a student got off the bus and was sexually assaulted at 47th and Chestnut streets.

Dec 11

Dec 11

UPDATED: Women targeted in recent assaults at 47th and Chestnut, 34th and Spring Garden, 41st and Sansom

UPDATED: Women targeted in recent assaults at 47th and Chestnut, 34th and Spring Garden, 41st and Sansom

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UPDATED: Women targeted in recent assaults at 47th and Chestnut, 34th and Spring Garden, 41st and Sansom

UPDATED: Women targeted in recent assaults at 47th and Chestnut, 34th and Spring Garden, 41st and Sansom

The woman was walking in the 100 block of S. 47th Street at around 8:30 p.m., when an unidentified male approached and grabbed her from...

...The attacker then let go of the victim and fled toward the 7-11 at 42nd and Walnut. The cameras at the 7-11 store were checked and a person matching the description...

Dec 11

Q & A: Jay Guben on a new fresh food program for West Philly

...would serve meals to schools and catering. [We plan to] open a healthy store on Lancaster Avenue near 39th Street...

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...re planning doesn't have the kind of food service that — if you lived at 24th and Pennsylvania Avenue — you would have. So, what we believe is that there's a community need, and...

Dec 10

Dec 10

PRESS RELEASE: Middle School Students Show Off Projects at STEAM Initiatives Demo Days

...The Morton McMichael Demo Day will take place at the school, which is located at 3543 Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia.  All Demo Days are free and open to the public...

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...project fair in the Buckminster Fuller Conference Room at the University City Science Center at 3711 Market Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19104. The Morton McMichael Demo Day will take place at the...

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Dec 06

Briefly... CITY/REGION

Investigators searched the apartment and found handguns, bottles of Xanax and Oxycodone, cash and phony prescription slips, all of which were splayed out on a table like Christmas presents during the news conference at the 16th District's headquarters on Lancaster Avenue near 39th Street.

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Starr and two accomplices were arrested yesterday morning at an apartment on Roosevelt Boulevard near Bleigh Avenue and charged with theft by unlawful taking, criminal conspiracy and related offenses.

Dec 05

Cops: Scam artist stole 30K from banks

Investigators searched the apartment and found handguns, bottles of Xanax and Oxycodone, cash and phony prescription slips, all of which were splayed out on a table like Christmas presents during the news conference  at the 16th District's headquarters on Lancaster Avenue near 39th Street

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Starr and two accomplices were arrested this morning at an apartment on Roosevelt Boulevard near Bleigh Avenue and charged with theft by unlawful taking, criminal conspiracy and related offenses.

Dec 05

‘Socks for Seniors’ and other ways to help out during the holidays

...goods, please consider donating them to PEC. Donations can be dropped off at Rowan House (325 N. 39th St), on Wednesday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Check out the flier...

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• Rep. James Roebuck and Penn Nursing are teaming up again for the “Socks for Seniors” drive. Through Friday, Dec. 19, donate a new pair or pairs of socks by dropping them off at Roebuck’s office located at 4712 Baltimore Ave. Your donations will go to senior residents and local nursing facilities.

...this Saturday, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Calvary Community Center (48th and Baltimore, entrance on 48th). The fair will feature free health screenings and several nonprofit and for...

...Local 44, a neighborhood pub at 44th and Spruce, is holding a Toy and Personal Care Items Drive, also through Friday, Dec. 19. All...

Dec 05

Crime and Policy Violations for Nov. 24 to Dec. 1

Nov. 25, 9:50 a.m. 3600 block of Hamilton Street

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Nov 28, 3300 block of Market Street

Nov. 21 to Nov 24, 3100 block of Market Street

Nov. 24, 5:45 p.m. 3400 block of Chestnut Street

Nov. 25, 9:50 a.m. 200 block of North 34th Street

Dec 04

Dec 04

Supreme Court turns deaf ear to Gosnell

Long before he became infamous as an illegal abortionist sentenced to three life-in-prison terms, Gosnell's clinic at 3801 Lancaster Ave. was the "urgent care" center of its day for the poor and uninsured.

Dec 03

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